Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Kountry Life
  
Farmall & IHC Tractors Discussion Forum
Order Farmall Cub Parts Online

154 Cub Wheel Bearing upgrade

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
Doug-Iowa

04-27-2017 13:05:35




Report to Moderator

third party image

third party image

third party image

third party image

third party image

third party image

Hi all. While back I replaced the front wheel bearings on my 154 that has a loader on it. And sure enough the new OEM bearings failed after only a few months. I decided to do an upgrade to a sleeve bearing which involved making a new bearing holder and pressing it into the hub. Here's the details in case anyone else has the same problem.

The original bearing OD is 2" and rides on a 1" dia spindle. The hub had stretched, making it a loose fit which likely contributed to early failure. I put the hub in a lathe and trued up the ID to accept a press fit piece of 2" OD x 1.25" ID DOM. I found sintered bearings with a 1" bore on McMaster that had a load rating of 6000# at 60 RPM, cut a clearance counterbore in the ID of the DOM and pressed the bearings in. Then pressed the entire assembly into the hub, welding it on the back side to retain it securely. Remove the grease zerk and drill the hole thru so grease can get into the bearings. Some slight fitting was required to flush the end of the spindle to the face of the bearing so it would turn freely but not bind when the retaining bolt and washer were tight. Bearings were around $16 and the DOM I got off Amazon for $20. So for less than the cost of the original bearings (4x$18)I have something that should last. Yes it will need greasing more often but small effort for a much better result.

Last picture is the tractor with my brush grapple. I've made several other attachments as well, this little rig is very handy around the yard.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2018 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy