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I just finished installing this headlight bracket for my B-10, Cost was about $4.00 including hardware. I made it out of 1/2" conduit bent to about 30 degs., and 2 conduit/pipe hangers. I also flattened the ends where the headlight mounts attach, and rounded the ends. I know the purists won't like it, but nothing was modified to make it fit. I also like that it goes with the round arm rest tubing.... kind of matches it.

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Rod....... The muffler is stock for a farmall cub. I had painted it with high temp. paint , but it was starting to flake off not long after I put it on. I had a scrap piece of thin ga. stainless, so I cut it to size and wrapped it around the can. I used a piston ring compresser to squeeze it tight and hold it in place, then secured it with stainless screws. Dave

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Thanks for all the kind words guys, I appreciate it. I think if I make another one of these brackets, version 2 may have a hole with a grommet located near each end, so that the wire could be routed internally through the tube . I think it would give a cleaner look. Chad.. As far as the hood , that is about the last thing to do. It's in primer now. I'm awaiting the arrival of Frances , so depending on how much damage i get, will determine when , (or if) I finish it up.

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