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If you have a homemade tractor please posts photos. I love the Yankee engineering and old parts that went into building these tractors. They are a real homage to the shade tree mechanics of the 1950-1960's. I have never understood why these tractors don't get more attention from collectors.
 

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Don't know a thing about this one. Bought it just like you see it.

I figure its homemade because it has hydraulic brakes. Someone did a fabulous job to say the least.

Built very heavy, even the sheetmetal is not sheetmetal, its much thicker.

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Don't know a thing about this one. Bought it just like you see it.
I figure its homemade because it has hydraulic brakes. Someone did a fabulous job to say the least.
Built very heavy, even the sheetmetal is not sheetmetal, its much thicker.

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Stars and stripes too! Bonus!
 

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This is my home made tractor.

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Ray you can't enter your tractor. A home made tractor is suppose to look home made and yours doesn't. Sorry! :smilewink:
Guess Alice fits into that category too!

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I have one that I saved. Person bought a house this was left on the property. He wanted it gone. I answered the ad to remove it and once I told him of my plans to get it running again he gave it to me along with all its homemade attachments. I am so glad to own it. The builder was a true artist. It has a Speedex frame and rear end. A 3 speed T-96 BW transmission. An Alling-Landers gear reducer. A Bonanza hood and grill. He also built the plow and frame and the dump cart and lawn roller. Here are just a few photos. I got it running and driving. The 8hp Briggs starts right up on one pull.
 

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Call me crazy, but I've toyed with the idea of making a tractor out of the left over MG parts I have laying around. The engine/trans would be a 998cc AH Sprite with a smoothcase trans. I even have a repro MGTD grille that I've saved for it. I was thinking using two transmissions, as some of the vintage GT's use, maybe the rack and pinion steering and rear end from a Midget. Of course it would have to leak oil and have lots of electrical gremlins, or it just wouldn't be British. I told my son of my plans, he's a Nissan tuning specialist, he laughed and said it would probably drive on the wrong side of the garden!
 
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