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3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment

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kdagenais

08-05-2005 17:31:37




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Hello,
Just wondering if anyone can give me any tips on how to move the rear wheels in & out on 3020 serial # 106913? Not sure hwat bolts (If any) I am suppose to loosen before turning the pinion bolt. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks In Advance,




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matthies

08-07-2005 19:57:36




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 Re: 3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment in reply to kdagenais, 08-05-2005 17:31:37  
If the tractor runs and moves, then drive it around a bit with the bolts a little loose and the jam bolts tight. You'll be surprised how this helps. The last two tractors (4440 and 4320), I bladed the driveway and when I turned around on the ends I'd give the jam bolts a little pull. The wheels were loose before I was done blading.



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JMS/MN

08-06-2005 08:00:27




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 Re: 3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment in reply to kdagenais, 08-05-2005 17:31:37  
Some people loosen the wedges by whacking the end of the axle with a BFH. That's not the piece you're trying to loosen- you whack the wedge with a pipe tool to do some good. Pipe tool is a pipe slightly larger than the axle, and a bit longer. Cut half moon out of one end, leave enough steel to match the wedge. Weld heavy cover on other end. Lay on axle and use bfh to drive wedge loose.



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Scrib

08-05-2005 23:25:44




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 Re: 3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment in reply to kdagenais, 08-05-2005 17:31:37  

Make sure the ratchet grooves on the axle are on the top, then jack up the tractor.
Loosen all large bolts. I think there are 6 if I can remember. These are wedge bolts. Then tighten the two smaller ones. This will loosen the wedges from the axle. Once the wedges are loose you can move the wheel in or out with the ratchet bolt. Before you tighten the wedge bolts make sure the two smaller pusher bolts are loosened off. Hope this helps.

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kdagenais

08-06-2005 05:39:15




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 Re: 3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment in reply to Scrib, 08-05-2005 23:25:44  
That is what I was looking for. I heard these things can be a pain sometimes and require allot of heat to get them to move. Hopefully I will get lucky and they will be easy. Thank you for the advice for I was wondering what the small bolts where for.



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SMA in NE

08-06-2005 06:29:00




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 Re: 3020 Rear Wheel Adjustment in reply to kdagenais, 08-06-2005 05:39:15  
If they are not rusted or "frozen" they move fairly easy, otherwise you are right alot of heat. A blacksmith shop used an air hammer to break loose the wheels on a 4430 my uncle purchased. Heat and the air hammer still took a while but they did come loose and nothing was broken. There is a small hole in the wheel hub that should have a cork. You can put penetrating oil in through this hole. When in use this hole should be plugged to help keep dirt and moisture out.

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