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what does wd stand for?

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kyle

01-25-2004 19:01:10




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what's it mean?




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wdTom

01-27-2004 17:28:46




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
The W may refer to the W-201 engine. The D probably came after the WC model.



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Chris

01-26-2004 14:27:42




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
Does anyone on this list have any info on the DD grader, I need a starter!

db



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Steve in N.J.

01-30-2004 21:16:58




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 Re: Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to Chris, 01-26-2004 14:27:42  
Chris, We do starter repair and exchanges. Does your starter have a tag on it with the model number of the starter? We might be able to help ya out. I'm doing a WD Speed Patrol starter for one of our customers right now...
Steve/B&B Custom Circuits



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wolfy

01-26-2004 12:33:59




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
It was the logical name for a tractor that followed the WC. Now the UC & WC names-that is a different story. You'd have to ask great uncles Ulysses Chalmers & Wesley Chalmers where they ever came up with UC & WC!



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PLOWBOY

01-26-2004 11:43:02




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
WD WAS THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF NOMENCLATURES FOR VARIOUS FARM AND INDUSTRIAL RELATED EQUIPMENT.
THEY WERE THE BRAIN CHILD OF AN ENGINEER/CHEMIST WORKING FOR AC IN THE EARLY 30'S TO LATE 40'S. SOME ITEMS SUCH AS WD10 AND WD 15, WD 27 AND WD 34 WERE ONLY AVAILABLE IN CERATIN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY WHILE SOME EQUIPMENT SUCAH AS WD 19, WD 7, WD 5, AND WD 18 WERE ONLY SOLD OVERSEAS SO THEY WOULD NOT BE AVAILABLE OR SEEN IN THE US. PROBABLY THE MOST WIDELY KNOWN AND USEABLE OF ALL THE WD ITEMS IS THE LAST ONE AND STILL THE MOST POPULAR-----------------------------------WD40.

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Sid

01-26-2004 19:49:25




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 Re: Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to PLOWBOY, 01-26-2004 11:43:02  
That is intresting, Where did you get this infomation? I have never seen or heard of these models exceept WD-40 and I believe that was a McCormick deering model. The research info on this site does not even list these models. I wonder why your list does not include the WD45 which was a very popular model around here. Please let us know the source of information you found this in. I really would like to read and find out more about these unusual Allis Chalmers models you have listed.

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Ty

01-27-2004 17:23:29




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 Re: Re: Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to Sid, 01-26-2004 19:49:25  
Sid, I don't think plowboy knows what he is talking about. The only "WD" tractors were the WD and WD45. There might have been prototypes with other names that I don't know about but I don't think so. If people don't know what they are talking about they should not post. All it does is confuse people that are looking for info.



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Sid

01-26-2004 19:38:56




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 Re: Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to PLOWBOY, 01-26-2004 11:43:02  
What about the WD45?



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Lil-Farmer

01-26-2004 06:43:46




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
Well Done



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old

01-25-2004 19:41:21




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
Well its probably like most tractors they need to call it something so they caled it a WD. thats like asking why B,C,G etc its just a name



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dum a**

01-25-2004 19:06:15




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 Re: what does wd stand for? in reply to kyle, 01-25-2004 19:01:10  
wrist destroyer



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