Farmall 100, 1954 - 1973
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:10 pm
Just got my quote back from CaseIH for those pivot bushings.
$70Cdn, ea. 'Ouch'!
I will be looking around to see if I can cross them and get them cheaper.
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:28 am
Ouch it would be cheaper to get a piece of brass and have someone turn them out on a lathe!
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:05 am
That's what I am thinking at this point.
I saw the specs for those bushings on here the other day, but now I cannot find them.
I'm gonna need the outside and inside size numbers for the 2 pivots, and the 4 knuckle bushings.
Someone suggested using steel, but I'm thinking rust will not be friends with an axle pivot over time.
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:40 am
The knuckle bushings 356609R1 are available at Worthington AG (halfway between Flint and Grand Rapids.) for $11.81ea. which is not bad seeing CaseIH wants $35ea.
The pivot bushing 43455DR are not available there, or at I&T.
the quest continues.
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:35 am
Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:55 pm
Wow...sometimes you win.
A buddy sent me an email yesterday asking me my mailing address.
Sending me a new set of pivot bushings.........no charge!
How awesome is that?
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:22 am
In the absence of other information, the pin may help develop the dimensions. Measuring the pin diameter will establish the nominal original diameter and subtracting a couple of thousandths will give the bushing bore. The pin will show the length of the bushings by the wear pattern on the pin.
Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:59 pm
Complimentary 43455DR Axle Pivot Bushings came in today.
They have a split in them. Does it matter where the split is oriented when it is installed?
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