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Allis C starter rod??

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Dave C

01-16-2003 17:08:03

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I am trying to make up replacment starter rods for two Allis C's.Could anybody give the specs(lenth,diameter,size of loop,etc)and maybe a picture or two of it on a tractor?

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01-18-2003 06:47:34

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 Re: Allis C starter rod?? in reply to Dave C, 01-16-2003 17:08:03  
dave if you find one let me know where I need 1 also thanks terry

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Rod (NH)

01-16-2003 19:17:58

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 Re: Allis C starter rod?? in reply to Dave C, 01-16-2003 17:08:03  
Hi Dave,

I don't know if the rod I have is for a C or not. I had electric start added to my crank-start '42 B about 30 years ago. The dealer installed a starter rod that went through a small support bracket on the upper side of the battery box, on the end of the box nearest you as you set in the seat (as I recall). It was NOT down low by your right foot as I have seen on some Bs. It was more like the elevation of the choke rod but on the starter side.

This rod is 1/4" diameter steel stock with an overall length of 29.5". The starter end has a 90 degree bend that is about 1/2" long (after the bend) to engage the lever on the starter. There is a small hole near the end of this bend for a retaining cotter pin. The hand end has an almost complete loop of 1-1/2" diameter. There are two slight angles in two different planes (one vertical & one horizontal) between the two ends. Both the bend at the starter end and the hand loop are in the horizontal plane. I no longer have it on my B so I cannot get an installed picture for you. It is a relatively simple thing to make though.


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01-20-2003 20:37:14

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 Re: Re: Allis C starter rod?? in reply to Rod (NH), 01-16-2003 19:17:58  

Did you get the photos and drawings I sent?


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01-16-2003 20:47:31

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 Re: Re: Allis C starter rod?? in reply to Rod (NH), 01-16-2003 19:17:58  

I have a C chassis that might still have the starter rod. If you need me to check, let me know and I'll take a couple of photos of it.

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