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New D-17 owner with a few questions

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Dave Pariseau

07-02-2003 07:12:03




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I just purchased a D-17 Serial #12610. After reviewing the serial number chart it looks like a 1958? I was told it was a 1957?

Is this a series I? What is the difference between each series? Is this information available on the web?

Thanks!

Dave
(Michigan)




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Sean W

07-02-2003 16:26:23




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 Re: New D-17 owner with a few questions in reply to Dave Pariseau, 07-02-2003 07:12:03  
Well I believe Series #1 was that the front grille was a standard mesh with orange color, and the "D-17" decal was an oval I think. Also the front rims were orange, and back centers were orange, and the spin-out rim was silver. Series #2 had a black and silver grille with black bars running horizontal across the mesh. "D-17" decal was a rectangle. Rim colors I think were the same color yet. Also the mufflers on the Diesel engine were round, Series 3&4 were oval. Headlights were on the front by the radiator. Series 3&4 were on the fenders. Series #3 had a regular screen grille like the series 1 but was painted white. Rims were painted white too. Series #4 was the most modern tractor out of the whole D-17 series in my view. It had a live hydraulic gear pump, standard 3-point, with 2 remote outlets for hydraulics. Front grille was white I believe, and the rims as well. Hopefully someone can correct me if I'm wrong with something about the D-17 Series.

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DanD.

07-02-2003 19:37:47




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 Re: Re: New D-17 owner with a few questions in reply to Sean W, 07-02-2003 16:26:23  
Actually, snap coupler was still standard on the Series IV D17's. Factory three point was available, but only on the Series IV tractors as you said. THere were many mechanical changes and improvements in the different Series as well. For example, the full flow engine oil system, the addition of a hydraulic system filter, the combining of the hydraulic system reservoir and the power director, changing from a gear driven power steering pump to belt driven (don't know if that was better, but I'm sure less expensive), quieter oval muffler, dry air filter....I could think of a lot more if I took the time.

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Scott(MO)

07-03-2003 19:51:44




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 Re: Re: Re: New D-17 owner with a few questions in reply to DanD., 07-02-2003 19:37:47  
Hello, Also the series IV as compared to the Series I had better brakes (disc instead of pads). They had external hitch arm cylinders as compared to internal cylinder and the hitch lever was on the side of the operator as compared to on the steering column (? if my memory serve me correctly, I might be thinking of another D-series tractor) The hydraulics on the series IV snap coupler tractor here is awsome. I like the 17's !!

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JMS/MN

07-03-2003 23:22:19




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 Re: Re: Re: Re: New D-17 owner with a few question in reply to Scott(MO), 07-03-2003 19:51:44  
Series III also had the better brakes- disc and drum, instead of drum only. Biggest pain in renewing them is the need to pull the axle housings to get at everything. Series IV had a standard Snap-Coupler hitch, with the 3ph as an option. And the hydraulic system was independent, with the pump mounted in the same area as previous models had the belt pulley, but internally, the drive was different, and gave independent instead of just live hydraulic power.

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Dave

07-06-2003 09:51:07




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 Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New D-17 owner with a few ques in reply to JMS/MN, 07-03-2003 23:22:19  
Thanks for all of the great info. I am having a great time with my D-17. I am spending hours looking thru the old messages. My tractor has the oval D-17 markings.

Thanks again!!

Dave
(Michigan)



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kendall

07-02-2003 13:25:09




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 Re: New D-17 owner with a few questions in reply to Dave Pariseau, 07-02-2003 07:12:03  
Yes you have a 58 model. There was series I thru serial # 31625/ Series II thru serial # 41540 with persian orange no 2 paint. Series III thru serial # 72768. And series IV thru serial # 89213.



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Dave

07-06-2003 09:56:13




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 Re: Re: New D-17 owner with a few questions in reply to kendall, 07-02-2003 13:25:09  
Thanks Kendall!

Where is a good place to buy paint?
Is the series "I" persian orange no 2? What is the name/number of the silver spin-out rims?

Thanks!

Dave
(Michigan)



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