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adapting Suburban Accessories to a 7117 Lift

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oldbroketractor

I have been blessed with a 1968 Suburban 12 with numerous attachments. Unfortunately at 62 I have a difficult time with the manual lift 3 point hitch. I also have a great Simplicity 7117 with hydro lift. I am considering adapting the hydro lift to accept the Suburban toys. I am looking for a lift pin that is 7/16 at one end and 5/8 at the other. Any thoughts on the adapting or the lift pins? Thanks Gary

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rokon2813

I don't have it anymore, nor any pictures of it, but a few years ago I built an adapter that pinned to the back of an A/C and bolted the entire Sears 3 point to it.

I lifted it with a rod in the stock A/C lift and a chain down to the top link. It was a quick and dirty for a special use, but a nicer one could be built fairly easily.

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