Re: Front Spindle Bushings in reply to seedsntrees, 09-09-2003 18:17:07
I'm assuming this is an all-purpose or wide front, tractor. The worst part is usually removing the old bushings. They're usually worn very thin and it can be a pain to get them out. Sometimes it's worth removing the outer axle from the center section (after the spindle is removed) so it can be put in a vise for better access. I've had some that I've had to drive a thin, narrow screwdriver blade (which I've modified for this job) behind the bushing to split it lengthwise, then pull it out. Inspect the spindles, they're probably worn in the bearing areas. Worn spindles will eat up new bushings in short order. The thrust bearing just slips over the spindle so it's usually quite loose. Hope this helps...
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