Re: Findings and plan

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Posted by Charles on April 12, 2019 at 16:39:16 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: Re: Front axle wear problem that should be looked into by 600 posted by Charles on April 12, 2019 at 08:34:02:

Got vertical pins out. PB Blaster. Jack under nut. pound down on wishbone.
Finding pin not worn. Axle wallow out (front to back .120)
Pull fan shroud and pivot pin.
Unbolt wheel movable axle portion
Lift out axle.
Bought copper bushing 5/8" X 3/4" Ace hardware in town. $ 15 for 4
Position on drill press. Insert pin. Check for straightness using my magnetic dial gauge indicator.
Drill 25/32 Ream for press fit to .750.
Hydraulic press (neighbor) in bushings.
Press out pivot pin bushing and press in new.
Will use old pivot pin to put through bolster and axle. push in beyond wear area
Swedge pin down in threads.
Arc weld pin to bolster.
Good for life of tractor or me.
You tractor might have same problem, especially after 8N thru 100 and 1000 series.
Jack it up and put rebar in axle and rock back and forth.
Old time farmer, E.B. Bliss machinest, etc

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