Re: any 7000 series owners left in the world?
TractorData(.com) says yours was built from 1996-1997 though I wouldn't count on that. The same website shows mine (7000) was built 1998-2003 but I called Cub Cadet with my serial number and they told me it was mfg'd in 1997 so who knows?
I'd like to have found an affordable 4wd version but after using this one for a while with R1 ag tires, I've found if it's so wet I can't get traction, then it's to wet to move dirt anyway.
And from what I have been able to find online, all the 4wd models either had industrial or turf tires. Most of the models use different wheel sizes for different types of tires so changing to R1 tires would require different wheels - which appear to be impossible to find, even new ones.