Decision Time has Arrived.

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Decision Time has Arrived.

Post by PHPaul » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:28 pm

And the bottom line is I just don't have the pockets to fix the crawler.

At a MINIMUM, I'd be into it for $2000 plus the purchase price and I don't have those kind of resources.

I'll be parting it out, should be able to cover the purchase price and maybe even put a few bucks in my pocket.

Known expenses if I tried to fix it:

Ring gear and pinion - $450 plus shipping.

Reverser parts - $450 plus shipping.

Full set of bearings for the transmission - $550 plus gaskets and incidentals.

Estimated repairs to cylinders - $200, and that's if I make do with the pitted rods. At least double and probably triple that if I replace the rods.

Another few hundred for the inevitable gotchas, new fasteners, muffler, genny overhaul, starter overhaul, etc.

Time to run while I still have a shot at breaking even.

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Re: Decision Time has Arrived.

Post by Bernie/MA » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:58 am

I'm sorry it turned out that way but at least you'll make a few others happy. Keep the book for a while. You may need it dismantling parts. The FDs will work on either side. The tracks didn't appear to be worn much, that's why I did't think it had many hours. I not only had mine turned once but replaced them. They are the same as the 1010 (or the first 4 cyl).

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