Colonel Mustard - 1975 IH Travelall 150

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  1. MrKenmore

    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    So my tailgate glass kept popping out of the rubber run channel. This would cause things to bind up and made the motor very sad. Based on the wear on that little metal J, it's probably been happening for a while.
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    I decided to elongate the metal channel moving the top of the start of the run channel forward.
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    This appears to have done the trick!
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  2. stroker3

    stroker3 Lives in an IH Dealership

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    Unsure if I missed it but was wondering if have you ever found out what the rattle/noise was in the rear? Seem to remember you saying something about the gas tank straps, was that it?
     
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    Your outer glass “wiper” strip looks different/better than mine. Where did you get that?
     
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    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    That's the prototype I got from REPOPS. But they sent me the wrong clips.
     
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    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    It kinda went away once we reassembled everything!
     
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    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    I used black GE silicone around the rear quarter glass same I did before. Came out very nice.
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    20201129_133523.jpg Terra looks good in the reflection!
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    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    So I played around with the spare tire in between the frame rails. There is no way it would be able to nest fully between the rails as the clear dimension is 28 inches and the tire is larger than 28 inches. Also the cross support is too far rearward. I am not certain how this option would have looked from the factory. Did the tire hang below the frame?
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    Bumper (with the new hitch that will be even more restricted).
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    Frame cross member.
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    Left side again.
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    Right side.
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  8. BajaIH

    BajaIH Farmall Cub

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    I would do a little work on the welds, sand blast (or flap disc), powder coat (or paint), new grade 8 HW and reuse the hitch you took out. I doubt you can buy anything that solid.

    Curt hitches are made is USA so I am not knocking them.
     
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    jeff campbell Lives in an IH Dealership

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    All your doing to this T'all, i sure HOPE. You keep it !
     
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    MrKenmore Dreams of Cub Cadets

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    Definitely not selling it!!!
     
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    Good to hear
     
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    Did they ever put the spare underneath? I thought it was always in the rt rear well.
     
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    I am only really going off the brochure for the 1975 150 2WD. It lists "underslung tire carrier" under FRAME.
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    Now we need someone with pictures. Does it show up in the parts manual?
     
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    So it appears it does not nest in between the frame rails. This is from the Parts Catalog.
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    The original setup looks like it would be horrible to use. Laying under the truck, holding the tire while trying remove or replace the spare by way of a large wing nut, or any nut would be challenging. If the original underslung carrier is something you want or if there's no other decent options, that's one thing. If you want something that's user freindly there should be plenty with the cable lift but that would require a hole somewhere for the crank handle. Just my opinion but I think you were having a problem with that tire fitting inside properly? If so it might be easier to find some odd narrower size tire for the spare even if one of those small spare use only tires are not available?
     
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    I like all my spares to be a 100% match for size. When I'm in the middle of nowhere, it's nice to have the same size spare. I agree Ray. The stock IH setup looks like the spare will fall on you when removing or putting back. I'm thinking a crank/hoist plus the GM style bar would be nice.
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