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steering system swap??

Postby brichter » Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:39 pm

So would it be possible or reasonably so, to swap the steering system on an older cub with a late 70's model? The steering on my loader cub is terrible and I have access to the entire front end of a long stripe. Thanks,

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Re: steering system swap??

Postby Barnyard » Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:50 pm

Yep.
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Re: steering system swap??

Postby inairam » Mon Aug 16, 2021 5:48 am

The sheering shaft is about 3" longer on the cubs after 1964 1/2. It makes it a little harder to get in and out.
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Re: steering system swap??

Postby Gary Dotson » Mon Aug 16, 2021 6:32 am

The late steering gears will give you a little more favorable steering ratio, especially nice with the loader. It’s a good swap, if you don’t mind the longer steering wheel shaft.

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Re: steering system swap??

Postby inairam » Mon Aug 16, 2021 11:44 am

Gary Dotson wrote:The late steering gears will give you a little more favorable steering ratio, especially nice with the loader. It’s a good swap, if you don’t mind the longer steering wheel shaft.


24 tooth gear later vs the 21 tooth gear early.

I have cut about2 or 3 shafts down I did not like that much on the after 1964 1/2 cubs.
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Re: steering system swap??

Postby ntrenn » Mon Aug 16, 2021 4:33 pm

Also...a 18” steering wheel helps too..


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