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hi all im new guy from western ny steve, have a few?? first were is the selector valve to change hyd flow to the cyl under tractor. insted of to rear 3 point. and can the belts be taken off to stop pto from functioning and still drive dont need pto and its loud spinning out of controll. gonna buy a clutch kit and rebuild the shafts i think first. but would like to unhook for now if possible..steve
There may not be a selector valve. Download the operator manual from the "manuals" link above. You can loosen the belts from the access panel on the right side , removing the belts is a bit more work.
Welcome to the forum, and welcome again from another Western New Yorker! I'm up in Grand Island, between Buffalo and Niagara Falls.
If there is a selector valve, the selector valve should be on the transmission/driveshaft tunnel cover, just below the key switch, and actually looks like a black, flat plastic cover, about 2" in diameter (if it is the original piece) Many of them were replaced with a knob that is easier to move. The knob should pull up (to operate the rear lift) or push down (to operate the belly lift). Since the majority of time the belly lift is used, these valves are commonly stuck in the down position.
Bill (aka gitractorman)
1951 Farmall Cub, Cub Cadets 102, 104, 1811, 1864, Simplicity Legacy XL 4x4 Diesel with FEL, 60" mower, 50" Tiller
mine dosent have either .creeper drive control/or hyd selector control. can i put a generic one on it ,to power the other cylinder. it must be shot becouse it dosent go in or out on the lower cylinder.. 3 point is fine... its just teed off to the lower cylinder
Last edited by kawman14733 on Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:38 pm, edited 1 time in total.
The hydraulic fluid will lift one cylinder, then the other depending on which is loaded heavier. Just pull back on the lift lever and eventially both cylinders will extend. The cylinders are one way or single acting so they will need some weight to pull them into the closed position or retracted position. The hydraulic system will not do that.Push the lift lever forward and it should lock into the float position and you can push the 3 point down and may also be able to move the lower cylinder. The 3 point cylinder should have a latch to lock it into the mid retracted position if you do not want both cylinders working at the same time. I am not sure if there is a lock for the lower cylinder but you should read the owner's manual.
You could put a diverter valve on the tractor but depending on what you do you may not need one.
thank you landreo, i put leverage on cylinder and does work. you dont have a pic of the lock in the rear by any chance .i want to put plow on front or mabee underneeth like a grader blade i have the front bracket and i have the plow off of my farm all cub to use, im mostly gonna just use 3 point with some small david bradley attachments i have. and haul a wagon ..thanx again steve
I do not have a photo but download the owner's manual from the free manual server, it will have a photo of the 3 point lock.
The 3 Point Hydraulic 'Lock-Out' bar goes from the top hole just above the lower right hand horizontal 3 point implement attachment bar and the top of the hydraulic cylinder ram pin with a longer than standard pin. The lock-out bar mounts vertically right next to the hydraulic cylinder. Sometime hamiltonbob on ebay has them for sale - you need the longer top pin and a regular 7/8" lower pin (tractor supply). See attached picture.
any chance you could give me lenth from pin to hole center to center on lockout bar in pic thanx steve
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