Fixing drawbar bolt holes

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.

Fixing drawbar bolt holes

Postby Bob McCarty » Tue May 25, 2004 10:12 pm

Hi, Ihave a question about repairing several broken drawbar bolt holes where part of the casting has broken off. A welder has told me that TIG welding with a high nickel rod would be real strong, but will I have to take off the housing to drill and tap, or helicoil, or what's the best way to go. This is on a 49 cub that I just got. Thanks.
Bob McCarty
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
Posts: 5702
Joined: Tue May 25, 2004 8:02 pm
Location: CO, Longmont
Zip Code: 80501
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Helicoil repair

Postby Dan England » Wed May 26, 2004 6:06 am

rjmac: I used a helicoil to repair stripped threads in a final drive housing about three years ago. The helicoil repair is still holding and is in good shape today. Dan
Dan England
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 3094
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:37 pm
Location: AR, Waldo
Zip Code: 71770
Skype Name: danengland1

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed May 26, 2004 8:46 am

I don't know how many bolt holes you are talking about, but if it is more than 1 or 2, I'd bee looking into getting replacement final drive housing from a salvage yard. Depending on where you live, shipping may be a little expensive, but they are fairly common. You might want to check with or or
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government
to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the
government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry
User avatar
John *.?-!.* cub owner
Team Cub Guide
Team Cub Guide
Posts: 19588
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:09 pm
Location: Mo, Potosi
Zip Code: 63664
Tractors Owned: 47, 48, 49 cub plus Wagner loader & other attachments. 41 Farmall H.

Agree with John ,

Postby countershaft » Wed May 26, 2004 9:16 am

find a another casting.
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 371
Joined: Mon Jun 30, 2003 9:14 pm
Location: Ridgway,Pa

Return to Farmall Cub

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bill E Bob and 4 guests