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DC4 front axle

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Mike Fitz

09-04-2009 17:48:59




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I was wondering if any one knew if there is any mechanical or quality advantage to the DC4 front axle with the heart shaped casting that bolts to the front of the tractor vs the regular axle that attaches under the front of the tractor? Thanks Mike




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Mike Fitz

09-05-2009 06:42:39




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 Re: DC4 front axle in reply to Mike Fitz, 09-04-2009 17:48:59  
Thanks for the replies, I thought the center of gravity would be different I didn't think about the eagle hitch,makes sense though. I am planning to put a DC4 front on my DC3 for plowing matches. I use a CASE pull plow so I don't really need weight on the front. The rest of the time the tractor is used mostly for PTO work. If there is no big problem with the strength of the regular front I will probably get it as it is less expensive.

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Don Rudolph

09-05-2009 11:15:05




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 Re: DC4 front axle in reply to Mike Fitz, 09-05-2009 06:42:39  
Mike,

The regular front end will work just fine for your application. It is also heavy duty. Don



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Don Rudolph

09-04-2009 21:15:54




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 Re: DC4 front axle in reply to Mike Fitz, 09-04-2009 17:48:59  
The heart shaped front is very helpful for the Eagle Hitch operation. All that weight that far out front helps to balance plows or other heavy attachments. It is a very strong front end. Don



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DKase

09-04-2009 18:55:35




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 Re: DC4 front axle in reply to Mike Fitz, 09-04-2009 17:48:59  
I have 2 of them with the heart front end. They steer much easier, are more stable, work much better for a loader, and actually drive straight down the road. With 7.50 x 16 front tires and 20.8 x 38 rears the hood just sits level. The short one turns a little shorter, and the front end sits lower.



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