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Re: ford 8n

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If you would look/post over on the 2/9/8n forum, they will tell you how to adjust them. You need to get the FO manual as it does have pictures and shows how to fix the brakes. If the shoes are okay with plenty of material left, then you need to adjust like you would on an odler car with drum brakes. Stick a screwdriver in the slot on the back of the drum and turn the little wheel adjuster to tighten up/loosen the shoes. I have a '52 8N and had to adjust the brakes a while back and it works pretty good and will stop on a hill. Tell your son the put it into a lower gear and go slower down the hill and let the engine brake the speed, it will help a lot. The N's are good tractors for mowing or general use and I like mine, they are not a piece of **** as described above. Nothing compared to modern tractors, but they will git 'er done as they say on the N forum. Also, please make sure you have an over run couple on the back if bush hogging. That keeps the hog from continuing to push you forward even when you push the clutch in to disengage...if that is what happened to you. These things will kill your son... please tell him to be careful, I had a friend that had one arm twisted off and the other mangled by the pto on a tractor he was using.

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