154 Lo Boy will not move

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Re: 154 Lo Boy will not move

Postby Eugene » Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:59 pm

steveu812 wrote:Whoa...$1200. I was going to pay my son to dig into this - I can't show him that number!
Being a reasonably competent and knowledgeable mechanic, having the shop tools and equipment on hand, that is my guess as to the shop rate.

Actually, if I owned the shop I would have paid the mechanic(s) about 1/2 the shop rate.

If you want to be really cheap, tell son you will reimburse for parts, then quadruple the price of the parts for his labor. Actually, I wouldn't do that. Just tell the son the tractor is in the will. It's his upon death.
I have an excuse. CRS.

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Re: 154 Lo Boy will not move

Postby BigBill » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:00 pm

There's a shoulder bolt from McMaster Carr that can be used instead of a pin.
It fits snug in the pressure plate and will tighten up on the clamp on the plate to the input shaft. I see so many install standard 5/16" bolts in place of this pin. I think this hardened shoulder bolt with a locking nut will work.
I was thinking of adding a split collar around the hub on the plate too over the shoulder bolt as an extra clamp.
Then forget about it ever being a problem again.
I'm technically misunderstood at times i guess its been this way my whole life so why should it change now.

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Re: 154 Lo Boy will not move

Postby Clark Thompson » Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:53 pm

on the back of the clutch wheel on the creeper input shaft there is another shear bolt. it is the most common reason the tractor wont move. u mentioned the creeper was popping out of gear. That is a indication of the fork that ingages the the law on the creeper has failed possibly.
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