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1977 Gleaner L2: Possible Upgrades

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All, thanks for all of your help this far. I have found a 1977 L2 that is in need of some TLC. I think I can get it for a song, but I have some questions first.

1) Can you update the cab monitors/header height to run a series 3 head (just curious if I have room to grow)

2) Can you re-route the heater & A/C hoses inside the corner column?
(probably a dumb question, but just wondering if anyone has ever tried)

3) Can you adapt the long shoe out of the late models into the older machines?

This L2 is in need of a good cleaning. With that said, the guts seem to be in good shape with little wear. All monitors work (at least all light up when the test button is pressed). It has the 301 engine with gear drive. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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1. yes you can put a series three module in a 77 to run a series three head. Probably would have to find one from a salvage yard.
2. I am not sure if there is enough room in the corner column on a 77 cab. Might be able to be done but not sure.
3. Yes. I think it uses a different shaft across the front of the shoe. but otherwise it fits in.
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