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Red spring compression

Postby vince_o » Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:02 pm

How far down do you guys compress your red springs? Danny said he heard something go POW and no brake petal. Heres what I found. This time I didnt compress it as far, 5 1/2 inches. Last time I think I did like 4 1/2 inches.

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Re: Red spring compression

Postby Farmallgray » Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:55 am

I'm pretty sure I went 4-1/2" on my yellow spring on the diesel.
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby vince_o » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:53 am

Ok I had remember you talking about it at a plow day, so I was right in remembering it. I just took it out of the shop and Im still doing wheelies in 3rd with no problems, so I guess Ill leave it here. Its easier to push, not much, and Vince like it. So we will see how it dose pulling a plow.

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Re: Red spring compression

Postby sacky07 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:46 am

vince,
what type of thorw out bearing are you running?
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby vince_o » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:50 pm

Quality MTD :roll:

I was trying to find something else, but I havent had any luck. A friend up in Charlotte uses a thrust berring, but he hasnt called me with the part number. Hes running a yellow spring, its help up for 3 yrs.

You know something else I should be using? Its just a plow tractor, but I really like the strenght of this tractor.
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby sacky07 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:41 am

has anyone tried this bearing?
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby vince_o » Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:12 am

Dustin

Kinda looks like the one I gave to a guy here to try and let me know how it dose, still havent heard anything.
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby flatheadpuller » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:36 pm

I use the T/O bearing zach kerber sells. Really nice and half the price. Allows clutch pedal to push very smooth.

http://www.zkbrmachine.com/Clutch_Parts.html
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby Farmallgray » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:09 pm

flatheadpuller wrote:I use the T/O bearing zach kerber sells. Really nice and half the price. Allows clutch pedal to push very smooth.

http://www.zkbrmachine.com/Clutch_Parts.html


That is the Cub Cadet 582 design. It is just a ball bearing on a steel sleeve.
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby flatheadpuller » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:22 pm

Yeah there like the 82 bearing. But alot less money. I dont have a lathe to make a sleeve. I know they work well and are good quality for the cost.
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Re: Red spring compression

Postby vince_o » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:28 pm

Dennis


When you say a sleve, you mean there needs to be something else that needs to go between the bering and the clutch arm?

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