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Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle

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Royse

08-07-2014 17:23:21
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I'm working on a very early 2N with I-beam radius rods and wedge

bolt spindles. The center section of the front axle is worn beyond

reasonable repair. I have a later model 2N parts tractor with a
good front axle, but it has oval radius rods and keyed spindles.

According to the CNH parts site it would appear that the center

section is the same part #, so I could just swap that. Right?

Question is, is that the right way to go?

Should I swap the whole axle and spindles to keep the keyed ones?

They are obviously a bit more robust than the wedge bolt type.

If I do that, do I need to change the steering tie rods in any way?

The parts section at CNH is definitely not clear on that front!

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Royse

08-07-2014 20:40:30
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 Re: Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle in reply to Royse, 08-07-2014 17:23:21  
Thank you John.
They looked the same, length wise etc, but I haven't taken them
apart to measure the size of the tie rod end bolts etc.

May have to replace the tie rod ends anyway, depending on how
they come apart, but it's nice to know that would be all.



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Royse

08-07-2014 20:36:51
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 Re: Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle in reply to Royse, 08-07-2014 17:23:21  
Lisa, I suppose if I were doing a perfect restoration job I'd want

the exact original type parts. That's not the case here though.

Put them up for sale on eBay if you don't need them.
Someone will! :)



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LisaK

08-08-2014 06:42:23
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 Re: Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle in reply to Royse, 08-07-2014 20:36:51  
I'll have to do that. I need to get a bunch of stuff together and list all at once.



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John Smith8N

08-07-2014 20:23:54
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 Re: Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle in reply to Hobo,NC, 08-07-2014 17:23:21  
The center sections are the same, no problem. Personally, I'd keep the keyed spindles. They're a lot better design than the wedge bolt. It's a direct swap, everything fits. You won't need to change the drag links/tie rods.



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LisaK

08-07-2014 19:21:39
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 Re: Question for the expert part swap guys - front axle in reply to Royse, 08-07-2014 17:23:21  
Following....Ive got a set of the wedge bolt spindles and maybe have the front support. But what would I ever use them for. I couldn't even get the steering arms off the spindles...



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