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International Hough 90 wheel loader

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Scottscape, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    We reconditioned this baby and added it to our shelf. 24 v system. Repacked a few cylinders has 70% tread. added new light, alternator. fixed heater core. sanded and painted and of course a couple decals. We moved this baby from Iowa 42k lbs.

    loader before.jpg
     
  2. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

  3. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

  4. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
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  5. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    I assume you do mostly residential work?

    That is one monster machine.
     
  6. Cover Guy

    Cover Guy Senior Member
    Messages: 224

    That's sweet great job
     
  7. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    ...more like sidewalks! :drinkup:
    Thing is huge!
     
  8. plowingkid35

    plowingkid35 Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    Good lord, that thing is a monster
     
  9. SnoMan19

    SnoMan19 Member
    Messages: 33

    That thing is a monster.Thumbs Up
     
  10. braceyaself

    braceyaself Member
    from ct
    Messages: 63

    thats sick!! Iv always wanted to work on those monster's what a great looking machine! What kind of job site will that be on?
     
  11. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Awesome!!!
     
  12. RLM

    RLM PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,270

    Working on a similiar probject, doesn't need quite as much though. Bought a Fiat Allis 745, didn't need anything mechanically believe it or not, touched up some of the paint, still needs more touch up & interior insulation replaced, the foam was shot, but that stuff is cheap & has to wait till next summer. Couple other minor things. Like yours it is a monster 40+k lbs, 200+ HP, fuel tank holds I believe 88 gallons, & I'm sure it will like its fuel. It is alot better than a payment on a new one though, I have two of those that is more than enough.
     
  13. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Nice loader, it looks great. What year is it?
     
  14. dirtyscag

    dirtyscag Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    That thing is sharp you guys did a very nice job i really want to do that to the loader we have over the summer! Gotta love the old equipment
     
  15. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    late 70's early 80's. has an air wiper that runs off the compressor. everything works.
     
  16. Mike S

    Mike S PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    Nice machine! Where are you going to be parking it and what kind of motor is in it?
     
  17. greywynd

    greywynd PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,343

    Similar size to the 644JD I ran for 2-3 years. We ran a 16' box on that, handled it no problem at all. What size of box are you running on it?
     
  18. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    We have a couple of 97 Cat 769D rock trucks at work that have the air wipers, so there still used on some modern machines. I'd say that loader is older than you realize. Iooks early 70's.
     
  19. Uncle Herb

    Uncle Herb Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    Love it! I bet you can hear it running from a mile away.
     
  20. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I drive a 1984 GMC General once in a while that has air wipers. Does the loader have air brakes to? The old CAT 966 I ran had air brakes.