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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #75 on: October 05, 2020, 09:52:55 PM »
Those old cast iron carbs are pretty robust. If all else fails soak it in muratic acid. it will be sparkling clean for @30 seconds then it will start to flash rust. I've saved many old carbs like that.


Yup, that's the fastest way to do it. If you want to go the incremental route, then start with a 3:1 solution of white vinegar and water. Bring it a boil in an old pot and put in the carb. Let it simmer for 20-30 minutes, then remove and rinse with water. It works almost as well as the old fashioned "hot dip" carburetor cleaner solvent we used to get in the 60s and 70s before the EPA banned it.
Gonna have to save that for future reference.

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #76 on: October 06, 2020, 07:33:53 AM »
Moving right along on the ollie.  :bravo_2:

When your done I'll bring the super 55 up and you can go thru it. It just has a bad injector pump a burnt PTO clutch pack and 20 yrs of neglect to get right.

I have a super 66 diesel next in line you can park it next to. My son wants to do it next because it's "small enough for him to drive", he is 3  :D

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #77 on: October 20, 2020, 02:34:06 PM »


I didnít look this close at the flywheel when I removed it from the engine. The pressure plate looks the same. Wifey dropped the flywheel off at the machine shop this morning and I just ordered a clutch kit with the pilot and hub bearings along with the pressure plate, surprisingly the clutch kit was only $224.

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #78 on: October 29, 2020, 04:03:12 PM »
So what would anyone recommend for oil type for this machine? 15w-40?

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #79 on: October 29, 2020, 05:50:40 PM »
I run 10w-40 in my tractors but just about any oil would work with a tight motor. I dont know what yours calls for with oil pressure. I think the super 55 has only 20psi max so you may see a lower oil pressure than normal.

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #80 on: October 29, 2020, 09:31:17 PM »
So what would anyone recommend for oil type for this machine? 15w-40?
It probably originally called for 30wt, you can still get straight 30.

If it were mine I'd be happy with either 10-30 or 15-40.

Make it even easier, what's the most common oil used around your place.....

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #81 on: October 29, 2020, 10:45:25 PM »
So what would anyone recommend for oil type for this machine? 15w-40?
It probably originally called for 30wt, you can still get straight 30.

If it were mine I'd be happy with either 10-30 or 15-40.

Make it even easier, what's the most common oil used around your place.....

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T6 5w40 in my truck. I also keep a few qts of T4 15w40 on the self at all times......

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #82 on: November 03, 2020, 06:41:12 PM »
So what would anyone recommend for oil type for this machine? 15w-40?
It probably originally called for 30wt, you can still get straight 30.

If it were mine I'd be happy with either 10-30 or 15-40.

Make it even easier, what's the most common oil used around your place.....

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T6 5w40 in my truck. I also keep a few qts of T4 15w40 on the self at all times......
I'd go with the 15-40

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #83 on: November 20, 2020, 08:42:15 PM »


Electronic ignition kit from pentronix installed.



New coil, plugs, and wires installed. New ignition relay on order.

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Re: Oliver 1650
« Reply #84 on: November 20, 2020, 11:10:49 PM »
Looking good!

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