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Re: 2150 FWA Clutch Application

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Mitch Poindexter

10-15-2012 19:03:44

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Thanks, I was kinda hoping that you had a simple fix! Changing inputs shafts wouldn't be a problem, I have a couple of them laying around, but I hadn't thought about the spacer. What about machining the flywheel to take up some of the space? I don't have a feel for the difference in depth from the single disc to the double, is it 1/2 inch deeper or inches deeper? I have a few inches of radiator fan spacing, so that could actually help fix one problem. PTO shaft length sounds problematic.

On the O/U issue, I'm planning to go with the thinner Kolene steels and the extra frictions set up like in the 2-180 heavy duty. Gonna use overdrive frictions made to carry higher HP than the agco parts. Planning to shim the pressure up. It seems to look good laying in parts on my bench, we'll see how it works once I figure out how to get it bolted in the tractor.

I'll be pretty disappointed if we bolted it all together with the single disc clutch and ripped the center out before I figured out whether or not my O/U modifications were any good.

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10-16-2012 16:43:26

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 Re: 2150 FWA Clutch Application in reply to Mitch Poindexter, 10-15-2012 19:03:44  
The single disc clutch may hold together for quite some time. It lasted about 5 years with the 5000 gallon tanker behind it. The 2255 was making around 225 - 235 Hp. Our 2-150 is more than 2255. Both O/U's only have the pressure turned up. Believe me these tractors have been used hard. I have the engine out of my 2-180 right now. I measured the distance from the flywheel to the rear of the PPA. It is ~4 1/2 inches. You may be able to cut enough off the flywheel to make it work. There is only about 1/2 to 1" difference between the single and double disc clutches. You would still need the long input shaft in the O/U and get that machined. Another option I'm gonna try for a double disc is using an intermediate plate out of an eaton 14" clutch like in a GMC topkick with a diesel in. This plate will bolt between your PPA and flywheel. You just need 2 discs without dampening springs and machine the hub. In order to get the PPA fingers to the proper height you would may have to machine the outter ring. This would only be a 1" addition. I'm not sure this will work in your 2150 but in a 2255 I think it will. The 2-180 double disc is only 13", not 14. Hope this helps. Let me know what you end up doing.

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