Rear Housing Machining
Machining the back of the rear housing.
Fender Mount Pattern
The left hand fender mount pattern.
Jill Dosdall With the Tractor
Rich’s wife, Jill, poses with the tractor.
Differential gears are set to proper backlash.
Cutting the Axle Splines
Cutting the axle splines.
Another look at the differential gears.
The completed transmission and rear end, with axles installed.
Hydraulic Housing Pattern
The start of a pattern to cast the hydraulic housing.
Main Bearings in Place
A view of the main bearings in place.
Balancing the Crankshaft, Flywheel, and Clutch Assembly
Finished Crankshaft in Block
The finished crankshaft is laid into the block.
The Over/Under Transmission
Machining the Valve Cover
CNC machining the outside of the valve cover.
Intake Manifold Castings
The intake manifold castings assembled.
Freshly Painted Rear Fenders
The full-size and half-size battery boxes are compared.
Seat Back Progress
Roughing out the seat back from solid stock.
Finished Seat Back
The finished seat back awaiting upholstery.
Freshly Painted Engine and Frame
Freshly Painted Frame and Axles
Dash With Serial Number Tag Attached