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185 three point hitch setting

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Need explaining

09-28-2007 23:46:30




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I just bought a 185 allis. Year 1980? This tractor appears to have two levers for the three point hitch. I would like to be able to push the lever down and have the 3pont stop before my brushhog bottoms out. Is this possible with the use of the two levers. Please explain how it works. I am a green lover and this is my first Allis. I love it!!




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Randy Turner

09-30-2007 07:08:52




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 Re: 185 three point hitch setting in reply to Need explaining, 09-28-2007 23:46:30  
I own a 175D, and have an operators manual. The two levers you are talking about are the position control lever - closest to the seat, and the traction booster lever - closest to the fender. The position control lever controls the 3 point hitch arms and causes them to move up and down in relation to how far the lever is moved forward and back. It also should have an adjustable stop next to the control lever so the implement can be raised and then lowered back to the previous height.
The traction booster lever is used to control the height of mounted implements in relation to how hard they are pulling. Because of the implement depth setting, and also the type of soil you are in, the pulling load on the tractor will vary. Setting this lever appropriately will automatically raise the three point hitch system when the tractor gets lugged down and is pulling too hard. As the pulling load lightens, the system automatically lowers back down to the original setting. This happens because the draft arms are mounted off of a torsion bar with feedback linkages back to the traction booster lever system and valve. It is simple in principle, but somewhat complicated in adjustment. You need to get an operators manual for proper instruction.
Hope this helps.

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Texas Denny

09-29-2007 06:34:10




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 Re: 185 three point hitch setting in reply to Need explaining, 09-28-2007 23:46:30  
I think it is mandatory to have an Operators Manual on a tractor that you are using. From Sid's explanation of the 170, it seems especially true here.



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Sid

09-29-2007 02:31:06




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 Re: 185 three point hitch setting in reply to Need explaining, 09-28-2007 23:46:30  
What I am telling you is about my 170, I think they are the same set up. I hope this helps. If the 185 is different sorry about wasting your time. To the right of the seat it five levers. The two closest to operator are for the remote controls. The tallest one next to the fender is to lift (toward the rear) and lower(push forward) the three point. There are two levers behind those three. The one next to the fender is traction booster. Next to the operator is position control. The farther back the lever the higher the three point arms will hold. Basiclly you lower the armms all the way with the tall lever to the front in the detent position and push the traction booster all the way forward. Then raise the position control until you reach the desired height. You can then move the lever to the rear and raise the arms all the way up, and when you push it foward it will not drop lower than this setting. These are not detailed as per manual, but hopefuly will give you a general idea as to how they work.

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