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I posted a question(I Need Advice thread) http://farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=2593 on how to remove a bolt I had broken on Ellie-Mae. It is the front bolt on the neck flange that connects to the head for the coolant system.
George Willer provided us with an explanation which made a lot of sense and I felt I could even work from that.
George went a step further and documented the procedure that he described in the post. He then sent it to me in a beautifully done word document. Kinda big, so we redid the format and converted to html.
If you go to the Manual server (click the link in the sig line - and yup I am working on a new format for the sig line) then click on Maintenance Tips and Techniques, then Removing Broken and Stuck Head Bolts, you will see what I mean. Or click this: http://www.cleancomputes.com/Cub/Mainte ... 0Bolts.htm
This is exactly the kind of thing that we need in this section. I am hoping that our Cub friends who have the knowledge and a digital camera and are willing to document their repairs/maintenance routines/jigs and aids while working on their Cub and provide us with some more tips/techniques such as this.
I am hoping for some of the most requested fixes such as carb rebuilds, generator rebuilds, mag timing, points/condenser replacement, governor rebuilds etc. as a possible start. Anyone interested please let me know via the forum or a PM or email.
Nice work George
The documentation is what's needed here and I'm glad you have the talent and the time to help us
My bet is that your tool box is wooden
BINGO! There are wooden tool boxes all over the place here. These are just a few of them...
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. Ambrose Bierce
Rudi, That will make it real handy for folks like me with the short memory. I will be glad when you install that last chapter, Ya know that one where I can pull that Cub mechanic out of the screen and let him do all the repairs on me Cub for me in this cold wet weather. I will take over that enjoyment this spring.
Then came Bronson
I wonder how I knew?
Some day I'll have a shop that's organized as your's. For now I'll have to rely on Steven (5 yrs old) to tell me where I left the screw driver.
In all seriousness... nice work.
Need a job? (I couldn't help it ).
I can't claim to be quite as organized as George but close.
All my tools are in one of two places... somewhere in the house or somewhere in the garage!
Nice shop George!
'55 Cub, (but always shopp'n!) '02 Kub, '57 Ford 640
Hey guy, Your tools are organized in the same places as mine. I can always find the tool I need though even if it takes an hour or two. If I cant find it by then I go buy a new one and then trip over the old one when I get home.
Geeze, I wish George was my neighbor.
Then came Bronson
Great work George & Rudi. To me pictures make all the difference in the world. I read the post on how to drill out the bolt but really couldn't visualise it. With the picture I can get it through this ancent brain in less than an hour.(usually) Keep up the good work.
I uploaded another one of George's awesome tips! This is the Front Alignment Tip.
I am working on Dave Smith's submission today. Hopefully it will be ready and up tonight.
A little aside, now that we have the full GSS-5035 Service Manual Magnetos, the link and the files on Magneto Servicing will be removed. It was incomplete.
More tips please!
Thought that I would let everyone know, I have just uploaded two more additions to the server. George Willer was kind enough to send me another really good article and I have added one gleaned from the FarmallCub Forum.
Visit the server and click on Maintenance Tips and Techniques.
Hope you enjoy reading them, I know I certainly did!
I just uploaded Dave Smith's article on Replacing the Magneto Seal. Hope it is enjoyable to read. I found it informative considering how many times I have had Ellie-Mae's Mag apart
Just uploaded two more - Art Chester's PTO Bushing Guide Tool and Lubrication.
Any takers on adding their favourite tip, jig or technique? Remember, a lot of us newbies need the help!
Let me know what you think of the page so far.
I have two requests:
Would it be possible to get two volunteers who have digital cameras to do an article - one each on the following -
1. Would it be possible for you to document with words and pics on how to properly do a compression check on the cub c-60? I haven't got a clue, not sure what type of instrument to buy and I am sure that I am not alone..
2. Would it be possible to document with words and pics on how to properly time a Cub J-4 Magneto?
Responses please! I will do all the formatting etc., that is required. A simple text file accompanied by jpegs (of course numbered/named etc., with indicators where to place them in the document) is all that is required.
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