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AccMan
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Safety First

Postby AccMan » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:59 pm

Thanks to this forum I may have avoided getting hurt. I just acquired a 49 cub, with all bad rubber. I was going to stick it on jackstands to remove all 4 wheels and take them to have the tires replaced. In my research I discovered the need to wedge the front axle to prevent tip over. Thank you for sharing your knowledge as flipping that cub would sure be a poor start to what I hope is going to be fun.

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Re: Safety First

Postby Barnyard » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:10 pm

You sure wouldn't want this.
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Mike in Louisiana
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Re: Safety First

Postby Mike in Louisiana » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:05 am

Also be careful if you are on a side of a hill, keep engine on up side. If you are not comfortable it probably is not safe.
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Re: Safety First

Postby AccMan » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:27 pm

Yep, this really made me think about the offset. Thankfully it is relatively flat where most of my use will be.

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Re: Safety First

Postby Urbish » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:41 pm

If you do have to run across a lot of hills, setting your wheel spacing wider will help a lot.


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