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Ferguson Tractor Jack ?

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maxwell99

04-03-2014 19:30:51
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Question on how the Ferguson tractor Jack works.

I know it lifts the tractor up off the ground when you raise the lift.

But, say now you are widing the rear tires and front end. My old Ferguson TO35 lift will gradually go down in a while with a load left on it in the raised position.

You could not afford for the lift to go down while you are turning around the rear wheels or adjusting the spacing of the front end.

What insures the lift stays up while you are doing your work??????

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John Kruer

04-05-2014 04:43:31
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to maxwell99, 04-03-2014 19:30:51  
I have used a 6x6 post that fits under the lift arm/jack connection area as a safety. This will keep the arms from going down if the engine is turned off.



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Red_Chili

04-06-2014 07:37:39
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to John Kruer, 04-05-2014 04:43:31  
Regards leaving the tractor running... I found no need because my hydraulics do not leak down.

If you work UNDER the tractor, by all means use jacks to stabilize!!! But I removed both rear wheels and diddled with them and the tractor did not budge during the working time.



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Tony in Mass.

04-04-2014 14:39:13
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to maxwell99, 04-03-2014 19:30:51  
I would assume they treated it like any other 'jack'. While it is still up, put jack stands or blocks under it? No extra gas burnt, and safer, and walk away for a month! I found 2 you tube videos with people using it, didn't see any extra chains- Humm. N forum? forgot the name of the site with all the manuals, I bet someone put a fergie jack manual in there.



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s19438

04-04-2014 15:23:58
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to Tony in Mass., 04-04-2014 14:39:13  
I had instructions and the only chain it showed was the itty bitty one connecting front and back pieces of jack.



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s19438

04-04-2014 03:26:56
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to maxwell99, 04-03-2014 19:30:51  
gotta leave the engine running. it stalls, you crushed.



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maxwell99

04-04-2014 05:32:56
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to s19438, 04-04-2014 03:26:56  
Thanks guys,

That explains why I did not see a safety lock or tie up safety chain.

Would be hard too take filled tires off turn them around and reinstall, if tires were locked 2 or 3" off the ground.

Just leave the motor running and be sure there is gas in the tank.

Just don't stop half way through the tire change and go to lunch, tractor would be on the ground when you got back.



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kstractor

04-03-2014 21:32:15
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to maxwell99, 04-03-2014 19:30:51  
There wasn't any chain to hold it up just a light chain from front to back to hold the front part in place till it started up. You could hook a chain from the top link pin to the rod thru the lift arms to hold it but there wasn't one provided. We always left the engine running so we could raise and lower the tractor to match the height of the fluid filled rear wheels rather than lift them.



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504

04-03-2014 20:02:38
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to maxwell99, 04-03-2014 19:30:51  
I believe there is a chain that ties it up.



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maxwell99

04-03-2014 20:24:19
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 Re: Ferguson Tractor Jack ? in reply to 504, 04-03-2014 20:02:38  
So some type safety chain, to insure it does not fall.

I am sure you must be right, I have watched a video of them lifting the tractor using the brackets, but I did not remember seeing them attach a safety chain.

Thanks,



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