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wildbill59

My new green buddy - with a hydro plow!!

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wildbill59

Picked up my new-to-me Deutz-Allis 1918 the other day, wanted to post some pics. Although it's been in the high 50s lately here in Pittsburgh, I'm still looking forward to plowing some snow with this guy this winter. Been using a manual lift and angle set-up for the last few years, this hydro lift/angle is gonna be the stuff, for sure. Trying to find info on the plow setup - it looks factory, but I can't find any #s on it. My only issue - wish I could raise the blade a little higher, anyone know anything about that? Any info would be great. Between my Sunstar w/60" deck for summer mowing, and this guy for winter, Simplicity/Allis has all of my needs covered!

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wildbill59

Yukon, thanks for the link - that's my plow! And Midnightpumpkin (love that name!), thanks - I just figured that out this afternoon when I tried reposting my pics. Seems like a good investment, I'll have to put aside a few bucks and sign up. First, I gotta pay for a case of Type F ATF so I can change my hydro fluid. Anybody remember the days when you could find type F anywhere, and it was a buck a quart?!

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stevenj

To get more lift height on the blade follow these instructions.

Push your hydro lift lever forward until the blade goes down and wait for the ram to fully extend (you should hear a slight hissing). Loosen the locknut on each adjuster screw with the flattened end. Then run the adjuster screw in until it contact the lift arm bracket. Then back them out equally a few turns to allow some downward travel. Tighten the locknuts and try lifting. You should be able to get more lift. If you don't have enough downtravel for your liking (to follow contour changes in the ground), then unscrew each of the adjuster bolts a little more. Check for clearance to the upstops on the tractor frame. You should not touch the upstops.

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