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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Bearing removal and installation thoughts!
So, I got a bunch of advice about what to do about the bearings on those axle housings, and the consensus is I should replace them. Then of course, the question is, how the heck do I get them OUT … Continue reading
Posted in Bror, Tools, Tractor Repair Stuff Tagged Axle Housing, Bearing Puller, Bror, John Deere 112, restoration, Tap and Die set, transaxle Leave a comment
Been a while, but I’m still working on things!
So, went out on the 26th and checked on the hubs. Got the snaprings off, then soaked them with some PB Blaster… Out again on the 27th, a couple of taps and I had this: Took them both off, here’s … Continue reading
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Cleaned up the transaxle some…
Found my fingernail brushes out in the garage this afternoon, after giving Littletractor a Christmas oil change I thought I’d do a bit more cleanup on Bror’s transaxle… Here’s a before-and-after (sorta) for you all!The BIG question tho, is STILL … Continue reading
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More Transaxle adventures!
Got back out for a bit to work on the transaxle tonight… Pulled off the drive sheave and the hub that sat behind it So that I could get in behind to clean. So here’s the main input shaft… Then … Continue reading
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Unloaded the new blade!
Kidlet #2 got here tonight for the weekend, so I was able to get out to the garage to unload the blade and frame, so HERE’S some pictures! So, looks like it needs a replacement scraper bar… Looks like the … Continue reading
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Started cleaning up the transaxle tonight!
So I went after the transaxle for a bit tonight out in the garage, thanks to Kidlet #2 being handy to keep an ear out for LTBabe…. The hitch plate and rear support for the tractor is bolted onto the … Continue reading
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Scored a blade for Ernie!
So, I’ve been trying to find a blade to put on Ernie, once I have him cleaned up a bit and running… So that NEXT winter, I can have a plowing tractor and a snow blowing tractor… I’ve been TRYING … Continue reading
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Whoo hoo! Got the transaxle out!
Went out to take a few measurements off Ernie, then thought, what the heck, I’d try pulling that clevis out, after it sat for a week soaked in WD-40… Bad news is, my ATV jacks safety stops must have slipped, … Continue reading
Posted in Bror Tagged Brake Clevis, Bror, John Deere, John Deere 112, restoration, transaxle Leave a comment
Transaxle part way!
Since I got so carried away with trying to get the transaxle out, I DIDN’T take the time to take a pic of it partway out for future reference. Here it is, being held up by my ATV jack. I … Continue reading
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Well, SOME progress on the transaxle, but….
So, I got Bror jacked and set down on the jack stands Got the idler spring disconnected, Took off the rims disconnected what I THOUGHT was the brake clevis, Then I pulled all the bolts. For reference, there’s the three … Continue reading
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