It would be hard for a liquid switch to differentiate between the angles caused by the front wheels leaving the ground, as in a rollover, and the angle caused by climbing a steep hill even though the wheels are still on the ground. Losing ignition on a steep grade could be just as deadly if the brakes and/or transmission couldn't hold the tractor to reset and restart. If, in your individual case, you don't foresee any cause other than a flip over tripping the switch (including trailering) it sounds like a good idea for you.
Re: Re: Tractor Tilt Sensor in reply to Rob in MO, 01-23-2000 09:19:54
Rob and Richard,
Ever consider an electronic tilt indicator? Rough and weatherproof, it can be set at a variety of angles, gives off an audible alert (compensated not to go off on bumpy roads)so you can keep your eyes on the terrain ahead. Anyway check out www.riekerinc.com.
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