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Ds for pullers?

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nitram148

09-05-2012 08:07:49




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Hello,
I have a DC4 in pieces that I would like to get rebuilt. I am also looking at buying a DI. One of these would be a parts tractor, and one would be rebuilt and pull in a stock class. With the other, if I have enough left over, I would like to try and fit a small diesel engine, maybe a 4bt.
My question is, which one would be better to leave stock and pull with vs. the diesel upgrade. Is there any advantage/disadvantage to pulling with a DI? Thanks,
Martin

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Don Rudolph

09-05-2012 17:10:55




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to nitram148, 09-05-2012 08:07:49  
Doug is correct-DC4 for pulling, DI for showing.



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dboll

09-05-2012 16:00:11




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to nitram148, 09-05-2012 08:07:49  
make the dc into a puller and the di into a show tractor



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Ken in AZ

09-05-2012 09:11:04




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to nitram148, 09-05-2012 08:07:49  
Gear ratios are different on the DI. Since the tires were usually smaller, the rear sprockets are too. My '51 DI is so heavy I wouldn't consider pulling with it without some serious modifications. The front axle, rear wheel brakes, radiator casting, etc. all look like someone forgot to stop pouring iron when they built it... gotta love Case! About the only thing lighter versus a normal D is the grille. There isn't a motor lift or a belt pulley and it has a foot clutch. Hope this helps.

Ken in AZ

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Tommy Railsback

09-05-2012 13:23:24




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to Ken in AZ, 09-05-2012 09:11:04  
Hey Ken, how are the DH and plow coming?



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tomturkey

09-05-2012 09:01:10




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to nitram148, 09-05-2012 08:07:49  
I know Pastor John put SI gears in his SC to increase road speed. Would not a DI rearend have higher speed at each gear? Just learning as I go! gobble



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casecollectorsc

09-05-2012 18:13:54




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 Re: Ds for pullers? in reply to tomturkey, 09-05-2012 09:01:10  
As a stock puller, you don't want faster gears as it will go over the speed limit for stock tractors. I had to keep my L down in engine speed or it would break the ground speed limit!



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