Yesterday's Tractor Co. The Right Parts, Right Away
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Harry Ferguson Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered?

Author  [Modern View]
Tom Bowman

05-22-2014 05:09:55
108.247.41.46



Report to Moderator

I got the TO-20 off the cribbing and jackstands last evening - only took a year or so!

I replaced the pivot pin/bushing, and also installed new front spindles and spindle bushings.

I don't remember how it looked before, and the old spindles/bushings and pivot pin/bushing were totally shot, BUT: are the front wheels supposed to be cambered, as seen in the photo?

(The spindles are on the correct side, bushings were sized, and the spindles fit fine. Wheel bearings are greased and adjusted.)

[Reply]   [No Email]
Tom Bowman

05-22-2014 09:29:52
108.247.41.46



Report to Moderator
 Re: Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered? in reply to Tom Bowman, 05-22-2014 05:09:55  
Thanks, guys.

Tony, just to clarify: everything is new and tight - I just wasn't sure about the camber angle. (I did have that "half inch of slop", before I replaced the spindles and bushings.)

Dan, I thought about repairing my worn out original spindles, but I wouldn't have been able to do the work myself, and I don't have a buddy with a machine shop. (I did keep the old spindles, though - just in case! :wink: )

[Reply]  [No Email]
Tony in Mass.

05-22-2014 06:02:54
50.189.125.187



Report to Moderator
 Re: Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered? in reply to Tom Bowman, 05-22-2014 05:09:55  
I wouldn't lose sleep over this. We've got to remember these machines were designed around their original intent- pulling a plow/plough. With the right wheel in a furrow up to the hub, the left side would be nice and plumb wouldn't it?
If the spindle has a half inch of slop from wallowing itself out, then you'd have to figure out the best repair options, like new bushings?-otherwise, just keep them well greased.

[Reply]  [No Email]
David G

05-22-2014 05:45:44
205.215.206.18



Report to Moderator
 Re: Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered? in reply to Tom Bowman, 05-22-2014 05:09:55  
The reason that old spindles have 0 or negative camber is that they are worn or bent.



[Reply]  [No Email]
Dan S (NY)

05-22-2014 05:38:32
216.27.112.8



Report to Moderator
 Re: Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered? in reply to Tom Bowman, 05-22-2014 05:09:55  
From what I have experienced, Ferguson tractors I have bought that have old spindles have very little camber and the wheels have a straight up and down look. Whenever I have bought new spindles they always have more positive camber just as you now have. I got one new spindle that I eventually changed out because they went way to far and the wheel had more lean to it than I liked. It can change the look of the front end when you are used to having the older spindles but there isn't much you can do about it other than having the old spindles repaired.

Dan

[Reply]  [No Email]
tom H.

05-22-2014 05:20:09
96.236.124.10



Report to Moderator
 Re: Are Front Wheels Supposed to be Cambered? in reply to Tom Bowman, 05-22-2014 05:09:55  
I don't think you have a problem there because there is no mechanical adjustment to the front wheels. Your toe in adjustment is all you have to do and that is 0-1/4".



[Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Add a Reply]

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters