Another problem is the Cub is my wife's main grass mowing machine around our very hilly terrain here on the farm. How do I adjust the fingers, and what measurement am I trying to get them in line with? Read the post about the pilot bushing in the info I posted above. It shows all of the parts you would probably need, you may not need as many as are shown. If needed, a reamer the right size would be the best, engine shops probably have them for their use. Attachments What are the chances that I would have to replace the clutch pilot bushing? After gaining a new wife about 24 years ago and her 13 year old daughter which I determined was old enough to mow the grass with this Cub the clutch has been failing.
I have a 1959 model year International Cub Lo-Boy with a bad clutch. The clearance specs are in the service manual. Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters. If there is a funny smell coupled with limited acceleration, most likely your clutch is slipping. And if I need to replace it how is it removed and then replaced? The first clutch went bad about a year ago, It lasted approx. The shipping charge will be displayed in your online shopping cart. Then you have to look at the part s you replaced.
To check the pilot bushing, reach up through the inspection hole and try to move the shaft, up down side to side. So, I would appreciate some advice on where to get instructions on tearing it down and separating the tractor, and what parts I should replace and where I might get some high quality parts for it? Did you adjust the height of the 3 release fingers after installing it? Try and adjust the clutch to see if this is all that is needed. Fill it the last time, after it is working again, with the arms in the rear, or down position. Could you guys please help. It may not need all of them.
The Cub transmission also does not have synchronizers and will not shift on the fly unless you get lucky. Pull the cover off the bottom,have someone push the clutch down while you look up inside to see whats happening. They used a different grade of graphite than what the prior supplier did and they didn't last. The Cub owner's manual tells how to fill, and remove the air from the system. The mechanic is knowledgeable, but not neccessarily in tractors. Below is a page from the Cub service manual, showing the clutch shaft size, and the running clearance in the bushing.
How would I know if I installed something backwards? If the rear engine seal leaks any, while you have the Cub split is a good time to replace it. The grease fitting on the bottom of the housing provides lube between the graphite and the housing, yes? We are focused on meeting all your restoration needs while offering value and quality with every tractor part we deliver. Just split the machine and do it over. You will just have to look at yours with a light, and see if it looks good, and measure it too would be best. This would probably work for installing a bushing too. We strive to not only offer the best selection of affordably priced tractor restoration parts, but to preserve the American agricultural heritage by helping you keep your old tractors running.
John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Your Needs Are Our Priority When it comes to customer satisfaction, we at Steiner Tractor Parts don't hesitate to go above and beyond to help you. Below is a post I wrote on, with info about replacing the clutch. Plus, if I am driving the tractor on level ground and push in the clutch pedal, the tractor stops. Hi, Below is the Cub service manual, it has lots of info, you could read it also. The info begins part way down the page.
In addition, we have a generous 30-day return policy if this item needs to be returned for any reason. Rachel shows you how to replace a clutch in a Farmall Cub tractor. It is a resource and a community of people who refuse to let our agricultural heritage disappear. If you buy them, maybe you could ask first if you can return what you don't use. I needed to replace parts in the clutch of my cub during restoration, as the clutch was not working at all when I bought it.
Hi, Below is a pic of the throwout bearing and parts inside the clutch housing when you split a Cub. Expedited shipping is available, just give us a call! Does it just penetrate the graphite and lube between the graphite and the pressure plate? But now I'm uncertain about where the grease goes. I learned that the hard wya a few years ago. The mechanic used a standard bearing the first time, and a graphite one the second time. Parts, I would get a new clutch disk and throw out bearing. Use a socket that fits well on the end of the bushing. You might be able to see through the inspection hole but the best way is to split the tractor, spin the shaft and watch it in relation to the throw out bearing.
The only question then would be if I replaced the clutch pilot bushing if anyone at the CubFest would have the reamer to adjust the size for my transmission shaft size. And I would't know what parts to get before going to the CubFest. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. The mechanic is knowledgeable, but not neccessarily in tractors.
When I first started it up, the clutch worked fine and I could shift to all the gears with no problems. Most orders ship within 1 business day. The throw out bearing is the repetitive point of failure. Hammer on the end of the extension. He has a Cubfest coming up on 18 May 19 in California, Mo.