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not an AC, but still fun! paid for my AC..

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greasemonkey
this is a pic of my last resto job, i know its not an allis, but it funded my latest allis, so i hope this is ok here...proud of how it turned out, onlt to sell it a month later for my latest toy...


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no, super major, the hood decal reads, "FORD 5000 Diesel", the last 2 years of production of these tractors, that were for export to US/CAN, were painted north american colours, ie, light grey tin, and light blue chassis!, not the typical dark blue everything, and orange wheels!

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loved it, but with the allis 720, and its loader, i was better off! and easier to drive being hydro and all! i put factory power steering on it during the resto, and rebushed the spindle towers, bought new headlights, the decals. looked real nice up close! sad to see it go, but i hadn't run it in 2 years, so it was pointless keeping it, what with my buying the allis and using it for litterally everything! it was pretty much the colour of rust when i started, the colours are very, very close to oem, so yes, it looked sharp! glad you like it! going to be restoring 3 of the allis 720 units this year, 2 original, 1 basket case, which is going to be fulltime commited to loader duty, and i've decided to restore it as my own version of a wards twin 20! have Nate and vintage retro designing a set of decals right now that resemble his "system 9020" complete kit, only with the wards lettering and blue instead of allis orange! i have no guilts about this, as the tractor is an allis, but no where near complete, having to make alot of pieces up as i go, my br-in-law has an allis, with a simplicity hood, stickered allis 720! so im trading him my allsi tin, for his simplicty tin, and making a twin 20! onle i think i like the blue i used on this fordson, rather than the blue i find in pics! we'll see!

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