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'73 3000
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leveling box assy. - removing clevis?

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Ed Gooding (VA)

03-09-2003 07:22:57




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I managed to bend the threaded, upper half of the shaft in my leveling box assembly on my '73 3000 yesterday. Been trying to remove it so I can take it to my friendly, local FNH dealer tomorrow to get a replacement. Cannot get the clevis out of the knuckle. I've removed the cotter pin, and have been soaking both clevis pins with penetrating oil off and on for the last 12 hours. Does the clevis need to be pressed out, or is mine just "welded" in with rust over the last 30 years? I'm afraid to "whang" on it with a big hammer, for fear of mushrooming the end of the clevis. Any advice or tips would be welcome.

Thanks in advance........Ed
'73 3000 C388812

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Van(WA)

03-09-2003 07:39:59




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 Re: '73 3000 - leveling box assy. - removing clevis? in reply to Ed Gooding (VA), 03-09-2003 07:22:57  
Ed, Had the same problem several months ago, mine was rusted so bad they would not move at the joint. Had to take the whole thing off (three jaw puller required) then heated it up (red) then put it in a 50 ton press and finally the pins came out! Be careful, if you screw up the arm, that's about $150 part. I spent at least half a day on this little job-the air was blue........Luck to you.



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Ed Gooding (VA)

03-09-2003 07:57:21




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 Re: Re: '73 3000 - leveling box assy. - removing clevis? in reply to Van(WA), 03-09-2003 07:39:59  
Thanks Van. I appreciate the fast response! That's kind of what I was afraid of. I may try the ole penetrating oil-soak for a couple of days, to see if I can avoid having to pull the arm off of that boy.

Thanks again.......Ed
'73 3000 C388812



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bill

03-10-2003 17:03:31




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 Re: Re: Re: '73 3000 - leveling box assy. - removing clevis? in reply to Ed Gooding (VA), 03-09-2003 07:57:21  
take the 3 bolts out that hold the level box together and then pull the box apart, the threaded shaft should then lift out..assuming its the right side..left side, you gotta pull the pin..

good luck..



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