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chuck davis

02-18-1999 19:02:38




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My 46 Allis wc has about a half turn of free play in the steering.I have it pretty much stripped down for restoration and am waiting for a service manual.While i wait is there any way to adjust any of the freeplay out or am i looking at another major repair job? thanks.p.s. tricycle front




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Gary Soper

02-20-1999 04:49:11




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 Re: Sloppy steering in reply to chuck davis, 02-18-1999 19:02:38  
Chuck
Visit web site
www.iupui.edu/~harrold/ac/wc.html
for the reproduction of an Allis original operating , maintenance and repair parts illustrations for Model "WC" Tractor.
Gary Soper



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David

02-19-1999 13:27:05




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 Re: Sloppy steering in reply to chuck davis, 02-18-1999 19:02:38  

It is unlikely that the gears are worn much but the worm gear can get loose on the shaft and the bearing endplay can get to be too much. The spacer tube between the gear and bearing can get peened on the ends and the pin that holds the gear to the shaft can get worn. You can make a new pin from a piece of 3/8 rod. The hole in the shaft can also get worn. You can turn the shaft end for end and drill new holes for the u-joint and the gear, use washers to get the end play out and it will be nearly like new.

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mm

02-19-1999 07:19:29




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 Re: Sloppy steering in reply to chuck davis, 02-18-1999 19:02:38  
If the source of your freeplay is how tightly the worm gear is meshed to the sector gear there is no adjustment. Thick grease or sawdust would be the only bandaid. Sorry to tell you bad news. Later, Mike



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