Recent content by vintagebike

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    early tucker photos

    Add a Californian , an Idahoan and their Canadian import SnowTrac.
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    Helping the road crew ( to have a Sunday off)
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    1950 tucker sedan

    Time passes (much more) slowly up here in the mountains...Bob Dylan and then Judy Collins, 1970. Steve in McCall, Idaho and the 1949 Tucker Coupe’ “project”
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    1969 542 "Vista Cruiser" adoption

    Find the Vista Cruiser. And the original Sno Surfer Tucker. McCall, Idaho February 2017
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    Astro van cat conversion

    As a fellow Thiokol 2100b owner I am sure to need to refer to many of the pages of the tips, tricks and even the small mis-steps when ours finally goes under the resto lights, wrenches and hammers.
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    LMC1500 paint

    I have not found any touch-up paint. But... the front page of my original LMC1500 manual that came with the Cat , written in pencil "paint color Ditzler 71985". That is GM Fleet red 1972.
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    LMC 1500 track removal and tire replacement

    A few pieces from an old scissors jack, some c-channel, 12" of 2" square steel plus a few hours of fab and a mig welder and you're all set. 1985 LMC1500 track jack shown.
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    LMC 1500 in Gresham , Oregon

    Maybe a nice little LMC-1500 and Maxey trailer. Sold at auction in Portland last September for $24,500 and only put on 1.5 hours since then so be careful. 🙃
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    WTS 1981 DMC 1450 WT

    Are there any interior or engine pics? Steve in McCall, Idaho
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    Round Door Kitten Restoration

    Here is a link to the Anglia 100E owner’s club in the UK with a section on how to install an alternator on a 100e powered Tucker Kitten😉
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    Round Door Kitten Restoration

    WASP makes one to turn the engine over really fast. About 200£.
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    Round Door Kitten Restoration

    Our 57 Kitten has a 12 volt battery , Starter and Generator. It looks like the Ford Anglia 100e , the source of the kitten engine, had a 12 volt system from 1955.
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    1953 Tucker Sno Cat 443 Mt Washington WMTW Channel 8 Restoration

    This mini hand impact found on Amazon was surprisingly effective, after all the usual methods, in removing all the well frozen flat head screws on 1949 Tucker 422 Sophie. I found hardened small slotted bits too.
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    sno(w) cat serenade, march 10-16, 2021

    Not a Rocket Sled...yet. Maybe a Sprocket Rocket?
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    LMC1500 paint

    My post was a pot stirring remark. The fellow traveler that helped me find my LMC has a 1987 LMC1500 he bought new...uses it professionally for service, rescue and FUN. He has been offerd $50k and says it is not for sale.😎