Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  
snohiker

hi lo gear

Recommended Posts

rsnik
You can try just soaking it with PB Power Blaster. Or you can go to the Cross Reffs tables and find the part number and pull up the manual for it. I have one I bought used that I never installed on my 717 and it looks really simple. If it is hanging up it probably is just not sliding out far enough to disengage.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
steve-wis
Hi Robert, Look at the center of the round housing on the hi-lo unit. Some have a pipe plug screwed into them. If it does, unscrew the plug and install a grease zerk and pump some grease into it. If yours, like mine, does not have the plug, you can disassemble it and grease it. They are not really complicated, just take it one step at a time. I cleaned and greased mine before putting it on a 616 yeoman, it still is a bit sticky but works ok. There are some posts if you look in the archive of mine, and also a few others, that show pics of them disassembled. Hope this helps. Steve

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
timflury
Up above in the "resources" tab, drop down to "articles" and find the "Small Frame Tracors" section and look up my article on Hi Lo restoration. I'm wondering if these needed to be torn down and serviced on a periodic basis.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

×