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RE: (ET) RE:
- Subject: RE: (ET) RE:
- From: "Steven Naugler" <snaugler earthlink net>
- Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 21:49:47 -0400
- Reply-to: snaugler earthlink net
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
Larry and others,
A minor point on the front axles. I've seen both cast and square
on all varieties of GE tractors. I believe the cast is the early design
and the tubular is the later design.
> [Original Message]
> From: Elie, Larry (L.D.) <lelie ford com>
> To: <elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu>; sf bright net <sf bright net>
> Date: 8/22/00 2:44:00 PM
> Subject: (ET) RE:
> The Wheel Horse & New Idea tractors were actually built on the SAME LINE
> the GE.
> ALL accessories are interchangeable. Only the electronics and controls
> As far as I know, the E-20 has quite a different control system than the
> other GE's.
> First off, it is a foot speed control to compete with the hydrostatic
> controls of the
> time. Secondly, it has wider tires (although I have seen some E15's with
> wide tires)
> front and back. Third, it has the same cast front axle as the E15 (the
> has a
> square tube axle) which weighs a bit more than that of the E12. Someone
> with an E12
> will have to tell you more about the differences. The controls on all
> WH and NI's
> are different as I recall.
> Larry Elie
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sf bright net [mailto:sf bright net]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 7:43 AM
> To: elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
> Hi fellows,
> A few questions to help me choose a tractor:
> Did Wheel Horse and New Idea [or anyone else] build tractors duplicating
> the Elec-trak E-15 and the E-20?
> Are they considered on par with the E-traks [again I'm focussing on the
> largest models of E-trak]?
> Are mechanical parts interchangeble?
> I notice that the E-20 has a wider track than the E-15 plus and extra 50#
> weight and 2 more hp. Are there other significant differences?
> Steve F.
--- Steven Naugler
--- snaugler earthlink net