I looked at a couple IH's, a couple Green Meanies (JD) and another Allis. I'm not prejudice! The JD's & IH's were just to big for my needs. Anything with a cab was too big except this 180. The other Allis I looked at was a very nice D17 IV. I mean really nice. it was probably collector nice and had a really nice cab too. I chose the 180 over the D17 because of what I've heard about steering issues with the D17 and also the extra HP. I guess the PS isn't the best on them. There wasn't a heater in the cab either. The 180 has just had the PD completely rebuilt; among other things. Guy showed me 4500.00 worth of receipts for repairs while they had it in two. Motor seems sound. It was 0'ish and it started pretty easily after being plugged in for around two hours.