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thad    Posted 01-04-2021 at 13:06:34 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • broken 8n block
  • hi guys i had an bad day yesterday when trying to remove a broken stud out of my 1948 8n block and the block is cracked need help deciding if i should find a new block or buy a difrent trator something with live hydralics thad

    Brett (NY)    Posted 01-04-2021 at 19:11:23 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: broken 8n block
  • I have a spare block you can have for a six pack of cheap beer. Located in northen NY.

    Carl Lyndaker    Posted 01-04-2021 at 22:28:28 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Brett, where in northern NY ?? I live in Lowville..

    Brett (NY)    Posted 01-06-2021 at 09:36:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Hi Carl,
    I'm over near Saranac Lake, NY.

    thad    Posted 01-04-2021 at 20:07:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • broken block
  • It cracked when trying to remove broken stud cracked from bore to valve IAM in colorado

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 01-04-2021 at 18:16:48 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Once again, where is you?

    steveVa    Posted 01-04-2021 at 17:59:39 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Where is the crack?
    Does it leak oil or coolant?
    What do you use the tractor for?
    What state are you in?

    thad    Posted 01-04-2021 at 20:20:06 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • broken block
  • Don't know if the block leaks coolant as I was rebuilding it when the crack happened I live in colorado

    steveVa    Posted 01-04-2021 at 20:39:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • A crack from cylinder bore to valve is not good as valve will no longer seal well.
    Since you were rebuilding anyway, I would just get another block and move on.
    You can usually find one pretty cheap, but shipping is a bear. Good luck.

    Jim    Posted 01-04-2021 at 14:14:54 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • If you work it, and can afford it, buy a real tractor.

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