Making a 154 into a reverse drive

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Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby tbear » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:52 pm

Does anyone have any experience with switching the ring gear to the opposite side to make a 154 drive with 3 speeds in reverse. Just want to know if it's ever been done on a 154 Cub and can I use the existing parts. Thanks.

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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby Cecil » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:43 pm

Not a big job. I did one by mistake when I first started. 3 back 1 forward.

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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby tbear » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:44 pm

Yay! Thank you, That's what I was hoping to hear. Thanks again.

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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby SONNY » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:24 pm

HEY!!!---add a jack shaft drive for pto and 3-point hitch and have a snow blower on the back!---NOW-- that would have the weight and traction to bust some big stuff!! thanks; sonny
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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby tbear » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:15 pm

My plan is to put the snow blade on the back, make a new cab facing the rear with clutch and brake controls. Also power steering via a single lever instead of a steering wheel. I already have a heated cab. All I use it for is to plow snow and move small trailers around in a tight area and with steering in the rear it will be much easier for me.

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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby ricky racer » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:38 pm

That's ambitious. Post pictures of your progress and final product. We love project like that and we all learn something in the process. :{_}:
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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby tbear » Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:28 pm

Will do, but it won't be until spring-still snow to plow before I tear it apart.

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Re: Making a 154 into a reverse drive

Postby gitractorman » Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:38 am

That will be a cool project. Probably the hardest part will be the clutch and brake setup. My dad had an IH 4000 forklift that was an industrial tractor turned around like your describing. Seat was basically mounted where the steering wheel should have been. Flat platform between the fenders where the seat shoul have been. Shifter had an arm welded to it and came out the side under the new seat. Also had a gas pedal on the floor instead of the throttle lever. I might have some photos but definitely give me a shout if you need any ideas. I couldn't begin to tell you how many hours I spent on that machine so I know it well.

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