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Plowin' snow

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by ttyR2, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. ttyR2

    ttyR2 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    This year is the first time I've plowed snow, runs nicely in 4th gear with the blade angled (about 5mph, lol):

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  2. Crumm

    Crumm Senior Member
    Messages: 529

    How does the heater work?:blush2:
     
  3. fordman

    fordman Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    Well it's not the quickest but I'm sure it's unstoppable.:nod:
     
  4. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,101

    I agree, it's gotta be mighty cold driving that baby. Probably don't need plow shoes either !!!!:dizzy:
     
  5. ttyR2

    ttyR2 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    Why just last night I was formulating a way to build a metal and glass cab for it that might even look factory :)

    Amazingly, it fired right up at 15degF, even with a 6V electrical system.
     
  6. badranman

    badranman Senior Member
    Messages: 265

    What year is that? Actually, WHAT is that?:dizzy:
     
  7. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    It's probably safe to say that you don't need a snow deflector on that!:D :waving:
     
  8. ttyR2

    ttyR2 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    It's a 1956 John Deere 40C crawler. Has a twin cylinder engine that sounds just like a Harley when it's idling. More info at http://www.jd40c.com.
     
  9. badranman

    badranman Senior Member
    Messages: 265

    Not to be anal but the site says it's a '55. How much does it weigh? What a beast!:nod:
     
  10. ttyR2

    ttyR2 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    S'pose I should check my own site occasionally, hehe. It weighs right at 6k lbs with the blade on, which is actually designed for a JD 1010 crawler and weighs a lot more than the correct blade for the 40C.
     
  11. TreffertLawnWrx

    TreffertLawnWrx Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    I'd love to use that on my new pavers driveway.:D

    I dont see a strobe or beacon!:nono: :D
     
  12. ProEnterprises

    ProEnterprises Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 379

    looks good!
     
  13. SWC

    SWC Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 134

    Those old things will run forever as long as you can keep the battery charged and the fuel line from freezing, and the tracks clean.

    Looks like you need to pump the tracks up.

    Better not get on any hills with the ground frozen, those things will take you for a ride.