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Kimberly    Posted 03-16-2022 at 18:38:22 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Position Control
  • I borrowed a scrap blade from my sister; first time using a blade. I don't think position control is working on my tractor. I just got the tractor back together last year and had only done some ploughing. Is position control suppose to allow me to float the blade off of the ground?

    Bruce(VA)    Posted 03-17-2022 at 06:50:09 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Do you an 8n or 2n?

    Kimberly    Posted 03-17-2022 at 10:58:38 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Hello. I have a 1949 8N. I just finished rebuilding the lift cover last spring. I used the square method to do the adjustments but I think maybe I should get Zane's Jig and go back in.

    Bruce(VA)    Posted 03-17-2022 at 11:31:09 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • The jig is really important.

    Did you replace the cam follower pin?

    Is it in position control?

    Control rod straight?

    Kimberly    Posted 03-17-2022 at 12:04:18 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • The answer to all your questions is "Yes." I was careful trying to use the square method but I guess going back in and adjusting using the jig might be wise, and to recheck any parts. How important is the cam itself? I actually have another cam but figured my cam was OK.

    Bruce(VA)    Posted 03-17-2022 at 12:18:54 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • If the pin didn't have a groove in it, it's fine.

    Kimberly    Posted 03-17-2022 at 12:30:29 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • The cam follower pin was worn flat but it was worn flat across the entire face of the pin.

    Bruce(VA)    Posted 03-17-2022 at 13:32:17 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I'd get the the jig and replace the pin.

    Derek should have both in stock.

    Kimberly    Posted 03-17-2022 at 13:56:36 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • What I did with the pin was to press it out and then flip it around and pressed it back in. I will get the jig and go back into the lift.

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