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Recent purchase Super AV

Postby tractordad » Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:57 pm

I recently purchased this tractor. After going through it, I have found the I need to tighten up the steering. I've read in the past this is a big issue with these tractors. Anyone have some good ideas to help? Most all the play is in the steering box. This is my first super A chassis I've worked on so an help would be appreciated. Thanks

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Re: Recent purchase Super AV

Postby Super A » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:36 pm

Replace the bushings/bearings in the steering box, then check to see that the sector gear and center steering arm do NOT move on the sector shaft. They are held in place by half moon (woodruf) keys that can wear.

Nice Super AV! By the bolt on style tie rods I would say it is a later one. THere used to be two Super AV's within 5 miles of me, been in the neighborhood since new. Let them BOTH get away! :(

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Re: Recent purchase Super AV

Postby mikeintn » Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:56 pm

Just check what Al said, that is a very nice looking SAV, most of the high- clear seems to be beat to death :( , good luck with it. Mike
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Re: Recent purchase Super AV

Postby tractordad » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:06 am

Thank you gentlemen.

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Re: Recent purchase Super AV

Postby Brendan In NC » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:14 pm

Super A wrote:Replace the bushings/bearings in the steering box, then check to see that the sector gear and center steering arm do NOT move on the sector shaft. They are held in place by half moon (woodruf) keys that can wear.

Nice Super AV! By the bolt on style tie rods I would say it is a later one. THere used to be two Super AV's within 5 miles of me, been in the neighborhood since new. Let them BOTH get away! :(

Al
HaHa oh well AL you will get an AV sooner or later. i wont to go to Louisiana and get one from down there sugar cane tractor with the disk hillers on the back...... what i really wont is about a 1960 farmall 140 high clear 560 style with a 2 point hitch on the back
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