Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

jsciutto

Starting to re-assemble

Recommended Posts

jsciutto

Finally starting to put it together.  For a while it seemed like one step forward, two steps backwards.  I am amazed by the engineering that went into these tractors.  Very well designed and easy to work on.  I am trying a graphite coating on the steering gears.  I had a spray can and figured "why not".  It took forever to get all the old grease out of them.  There is definitely a unique odor to old grease.  

I'm glad I found this group.  Great deal of information that is freely passed around.  Thanks everyone for sharing.

steering rebuild.jpg

Steering installed.jpg

rear end 3.jpg

Rear end 2.jpg

Rear end 1.jpg

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishnwiz

Too nice...your not going to want to get her dirty.sm03

All kidding aside. ..nice looking tractor.

Welcome to the club...bunch of great guys and one goat :). Make yourself at home and feel free to jump right in. 

We'll leave the light on for ya.:)

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jsciutto

Thanks for the feedback.  In looking at the re-build article, I may be missing a spacer/bushing.  I was going to try and add the thrust bearings.  I may need to pull it out and re-assess it.  Back to one step forward.....   I was looking as some of the photos I took before and had forgotten how dirty it was when I started.

Steering before.jpg

Rear end start.jpg

  • Like 1

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


  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • Drhulv
    • SmilinSam
    • simplewrench
    • RickS
    • jrmorrill
    • rockfangd
    • BLT
  • Today's Birthdays

    No users celebrating today
  • Recent Status Updates

    • F.U.N.

      F.U.N.  »  sandyhillbill

      Dear Sandhillbill
      Can you please copy me on this data, for Sun Star parts list.
      :
      September 12, 2004 Mike I sent you a PM and have all the mfgs. available for the tiller/hitch/pto/liftgroup if you need me to send them to you. Let me know. Thanks, F.U.N.    
      · 0 replies
    • gwiseman

      gwiseman

      Club banners are available  for members use during show season https://simpletractors.com/forums/topic/57849-simpletractors-club-banners-available/
       
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts

×