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cub maintenance

Postby bjgravley » Sat Jan 17, 2004 5:40 pm

just getting my cub broke in, and had a few questions like after running the tractor for a while the radiator steamed a little , i have heard that cubs dont have waterpumps and was wondering how the water circleated, and if the steaming is anything to worry about, i also greased it and i found 5 lube points all on the front end is that all there is, i plan to change the oil and was going to use 30 w oil thanks for any help.

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Postby Rudi » Sat Jan 17, 2004 5:51 pm


First question -
i have heard that cubs dont have waterpumps and was wondering how the water circleated

Cubs have a thermo-siphon cooling system and a little steam isn't much to worry about.

I would suggest the following.

You should go to and order the following:

Cub Owner's Manual
TC-37F Parts Manual
GSS-1411 Service Manual

These are invaluable and essential in using, maintaining and repairing your Cub. Until you have your own copy, I would suggest that you click the manual link below and have a read in the Owner's Manual. Many of these questions will be answered. Also you could go to the ATIS Cub FAQ's (frequently asked questions) at and there is tons of really good info there as well. Also, the Best of H.L. Chauvin is a good read as well and can be found on the home page of this forum.

Hope this helps
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