In addition to my 78 2414, I just obtained a 2418. According to the serial number it is a 1983. I did not know they made the steel ones that late. It runs great but tin is a little rough. I notice the lift cylinder is in a different location than on my 2414, and of course the hood is different for the bigger engine. I was thinking of using it to plow snow but don't think the plow from my '14 will work due to the different cylinder location. Not sure what I am going to do with it yet, but having TWO of these fine machines in the garage takes the sting out of my 64 Ford sitting outside for the time being. Oh well, I heard this would happen. Buy one, then before you know it there's another...........sort of like stray cats.