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Yanmar 1500 Tractor Diesel - $8,500 (Athens)

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Located in the Clements area of Limestone county, Alabama. Can be shown most days during the week.

Premium show quality restoration. Nothing spared to put this back to as new condition. Remains stored inside away from the elements.
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History:

Manufactured between 1975 and 1979, the Yanmar YM1500 model compact Japanese tractor is known for its simplicity, ruggedness and ease of maintenance. Lovingly referred to as the "Yammer Hammer" these 15 hp two cylinder diesel tractors in their "gray market" configuration are very practical candidates for restoration. Most parts are readily available for this model from aftermarket sources. Yanmar experts claim that a typical , properly maintained diesel engine can easily run 10,000 hours or more without being overhauled.

Work Performed:

Complete disassembly as required. All external parts stripped / sand blasted. All sheet metal straightened, primed with 2K urethane primer. Paint work professionally performed using Dupont Cromax base / clear urethane paint. Both white and red colors are color matched to original Yanmar color palette. Reproduction original Yanmar green color tractor implement paint used on frame. New decal kit.

New tires / tubes all around. New seat. New steering wheel with center cap. All suspension bushings / bearings / wheel / king pin bushings / bearings and seals replaced. Steering external rebuilt to factory specifications with new tie rod / drag rod assemblies. Steering gear box seals replaced. Rear axle seals replaced. PTO seal replaced.

Engine rebuild consisting of head job, sleeve / new pistons, rings, bearings, gasket kit. Injectors overhauled. New water pump conversion kit, radiator hot flushed, pressure tested. New belts, hoses. New stainless screws, bolts external to frame and sheet metal components. New ignition switch with keys, new wiring, fuse block, LED headlights, new signal lights. Dash warning lights replaced with mechanical gauges. New high cold cranking amps battery. New battery cables. New "Thermo Start" plug (glow plug) installed.

Transmission seals, hydraulic filter, gaskets replaced as necessary. Flushed and serviced with recommended hydro fluid. Three point hitch functions flawlessly.

Too much more to list.
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8.0 hours on since engine rebuild. Meter showed 3.5 hours upon installation. Current reading of 11.5 hours as of this post. Rotella T oil initial oil change will be due @ 20hrs.

Included is an English language reprint owners manual and a shop / service manual. Extra filters included.

I am retired from military aviation maintenance after 20 years of service and have been involved in automotive body and restoration work for most of my life. I pay great attention to detail and never compromise when it comes to doing things right.

Cash sale only. If you are reading this, then it is still available. Email, call, or text with any questions you may have and I will respond in a timely manner.

"I appreciate quality items and don't mess with junk."

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