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WD45 narrow front-end?

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gary michales

03-29-2010 11:27:46




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I'm looking to purchase a nice cond. WD45 narrow front end tractor, but I would prefer a wide end. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a narrow front end? Can a wide front end fit right on a narrow WD45? Does a narrow get that tipsy? Your opinion would be appreciated. Thanks.




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Loren NC

03-30-2010 04:47:53




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 Re: WD45 narrow front-end? in reply to gary michales, 03-29-2010 11:27:46  
I owned a narrow front WD for a lot of years. Sold it when I moved and bought a wide front JD. I can tell you that I never felt insecure with the tricycle front and it for sure turns easier and shorter. However, where I live now I have hills and I do feel more secure running sideways on a hill with the wide front. I would make the choice on how many hills you have and how tightly and easily you need to maneuver.

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JMS/.MN

03-29-2010 17:17:11




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 Re: WD45 narrow front-end? in reply to gary michales, 03-29-2010 11:27:46  
Single, tricycle, and wide fronts are interchangeable- remove 8 bolts and one steering shaft pin. Used to be with mounted corn pickers, single/tricycle fronts were needed. No reason to be scared of either front.



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old

03-29-2010 12:22:58




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 Re: WD45 narrow front-end? in reply to gary michales, 03-29-2010 11:27:46  
If driven correctly a narrow front is just as safe as a wide front. Any tractor if driven wrong can/will flip and the trike type front does tip a tad bit faster but not that much fast either. Trike front's turn fast and will turn a smaller circle then a wide will I own both types and like them both but also use them for different types of jobs also



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