Does your old Johnny Popper need a new coat of paint, an engine rebuild, or a complete restoration to bring it back to life? From the author of "How to Rebuild and Restore Farm Tractor Engines" comes this guide full of step-by-step advice on how to restore any two-cylinder John Deere tractor built from 1923 through 1960.Everything from a basic teardown and inspection to paint and polish is covered in easy-to-follow, photo-sequenced steps. You'll even be able to determine what jobs you can tackle yourself and which ones you should farm out to specialists. Here is finally a book to guide the thousands of John Deere enthusiasts worldwide in the restoration of their legendary machines.Table of Contents Acknowledgments Foreword Getting Started Initial Disassembly Mechanical Restoration Engine Systems Restoration and Testing Transmission and Drivetrain Restoration Cosmetic Restoration Appendices From the publisher...So you're ready to take on that tractor restoration project you've been itching to do. Today is your lucky day.This is the ultimate guide to restoring a John Deere two-cylinder tractor. Haven't found the perfect tractor yet? Fineinside you'll find a guide to choosing the right tractor model and advice on how to evaluate any John Deere two-cylinder. Once you've found the perfect project, follow along as tractor expert Spencer Yost leads you through the entire restoration process in logical order, one step at a time.First, you'll learn how to prepare yourself for the restoration. Disassembly of the tractor comes next, followed by detailed step-by-step guidance in restoring the engine and its related systems. Next, you'll learn how to tackle the restoration of the drivetrain and transmission. Finally, you'll put the finishing touches on the job with bodywork and paint. Throughout, you'll find tips and tricks to help you organize your work and avoid expensive mistakes. An extensive list of resources makes it easy to find help if you get stuck. No restorer or admirer of these popular John Deere tractors can afford to pass up this valuable guide.
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