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    Matt, "MJNCAD" asked me to start a new thread about this when I brought it up in another thread.

    Before the 2305 I had a John Deere 345 GT. It was well modified including some additional electronics to monitor speed, engine temp, RPM, time, ambient temp, and a few other things.

    Trailtech makes onboard computers for ATV's and Motorcycle's.

    They offer all kinds of sensor options for speed and coolant temp including aircooled sensor options.

    So I bought one and adapted it to my 345. I chose an inline hose option for the coolant sensor which worked great except the only "easy" way to get the sensor installed is by putting it in the coolant line on the outlet side of radiator which is less than ideal. The Speedo was ran by a magnetic pickup with a simple magnet attached with epoxy to the rear axle. The engine speed works using a simple wire wrapped around a spark plug wire.

    The unit was weatherproof and added some nice functions.

    Here are a few pictures.
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    1967 John Deere 110 (round fender) tiller & Model 80 Cart
    2010 John Deere 2305, 200cx loader and 62" MMM, 54" blower, I-Match

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    That looks great. Could you give some detail on the parts needed to do this?
    Kioti CK3510SE HST, Kioti KL4030 Loader, John Deere 655 Tiller, Frontier LR2072 Landscape Rake, Virnig V50 Pallet Forks, Woods GB60 Box Blade
    John Deere X739 AWS 4X4, 60HC Auto Connect Deck, Front grader blade.
    John Deere 825i Gator

    John Deere Tractors I have owned in the past.
    425 AWS, 455, 4400, 2210, 4710, 2320, 2720, X475, 1026R, 4120, 2025R

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    Thanks for the new thread!

    It looks like makes some neat stuff. I'll be sending the TrailTech link to a buddy of mine in Newfoundland who has the most pimped out tractor (Kubota) I've ever seen. He'll go nuts over this stuff.

    He wanted a Deere; but the only Deere dealers on The Rock are for the construction equipment line.

    BTW, takes you to a trailer site.
    I have more ideas than ambition.

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