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wd45 deisel what to look out for

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nl00sb

05-25-2015 18:43:30




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just picked up a wd45 diesel going to use it as a small 5-10 acre farming tractor for plowing and disking along with other tractors what should I look out for I picked up a good running strong one with power steering




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nl00sb

05-31-2015 05:26:23




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
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bberry

06-11-2015 21:00:25




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-31-2015 05:26:23  
That's got to be pretty rare. They only made about 6500 diesels don't think that many trike front ends. Make sure to keep it nice and show it a lot. That's something to be proud of you have.



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Eldon (WA)

06-11-2015 21:30:37




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to bberry, 06-11-2015 21:00:25  
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You can bolt the single front on in an hour or so. You can see that that one had a wide front on it at one time by the paint missing on the four tapped holes on the front of the pedestal. Mine, before and after....

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Traditional Farmer

06-02-2015 05:25:04




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-31-2015 05:26:23  
Thats a really neat old WD45D appears to be well kept,if you got it for less then $4K you got a deal.



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Eldon (WA)

05-30-2015 22:22:07




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
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Warm them up before working them, and cool them down before shutting them off. If the previous owner followed these rules you should be good to go.



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nl00sb

05-30-2015 06:01:23




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
Here it is



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Traditional Farmer

05-28-2015 04:35:13




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
I've had a couple of the 230 Buda engines in a WD45D and a Cockshutt 40 diesel,really a pretty good engine I'd say same basic engine as the D17 diesel and the D19D.Not a good starting engine in cold weather but most indirect injection engines don't start well in cold weather.



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tractorguy2

05-27-2015 19:14:47




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
Dad bought a diesel back in 74. The head, injectors, and pump have never been off since dad bought it. I have it now.



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Aaron SEIA

05-25-2015 19:24:02




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to nl00sb, 05-25-2015 18:43:30  
Lot of injector and head issues. Big $$$ to fix. Others can chime in with details.

AaronSEIA



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fastfarmall

05-27-2015 18:40:41




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 Re: wd45 deisel what to look out for in reply to Aaron SEIA, 05-25-2015 19:24:02  
Well that's more of a tractor to put in moth balls, and brag that u got one, but as far as a hobby farm tractor, you would be off with a gas 45,or similar tractor, Just my opinion .



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