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Re: 1660 broke drive axle

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Bob Bancroft

10-30-2012 15:08:43

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My bin extension adds about 70 bu.- as you say- potentially a substantial amount of weight. There was discussion on here earlier about brakes. They seem to be ignored on hydro. machines around here. When I got this 1660 they were worthless. The first winter I fixed them. I discovered much to my surprise they would spin this 4WD machine around. But not with much weight in the bin. Not any different than it was with our old 2WD Gleaners. I don't know how these guys you mention are even doing what you describe!

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Case Nutty 1660

10-30-2012 18:23:53

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 Re: 1660 broke drive axle in reply to Bob Bancroft, 10-30-2012 15:08:43  
guess I am full of cr&pp just saying what I seen no problem if you don't belive me

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10-31-2012 08:05:56

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 Re: 1660 broke drive axle in reply to Case Nutty 1660, 10-30-2012 18:23:53  
I have never known of a front axle breaking on these combines. Heard of quite a few rear axles though. Mostly on the bigger 80 series combines. My guess is the hopper extensions add too much weight. Combined with the rougher fields we have now due to zero till and wide spacing on the air drills it is more than the original design can handle. My 1660 has had no problems that way other than a split rim on the front driver's side. No tank extensions and no brake turns.

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Bob Bancroft

10-30-2012 18:53:37

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 Re: 1660 broke drive axle in reply to Case Nutty 1660, 10-30-2012 18:23:53  
I didn't say I didn't believe you. If I had meant that, I would have said it. I just don't know how it's possible. But then some people must be willing to do things to a machine I can't imagine.

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Case Nutty 1660

10-30-2012 19:02:09

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 Re: 1660 broke drive axle in reply to Bob Bancroft, 10-30-2012 18:53:37  
sorry,, have to agree with what people do really steams me to see some thing abused badly used yes abused no cnt

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