A TC lever stop fix

Time saving tips to keep your Cub running smooth

Moderators: Barnyard, Team Cub

A TC lever stop fix

Postby barn_cub » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:01 pm

I discovered something interesting today while trying to repair broken thumb screws in my A's TC lever stops. I ground flat the broken screw so the stop would sit level on my drill press, and while doing so, I noticed that the part holding the broken screw was an insert in the aluminum stop body. Looking closer, it dawned on me that the reason for the large hole on the other side of the stop was to allow the insert to be removed with a punch. I placed the stop body over my bench vice with the vice opened enough to let the insert come out and punched it right out, removed the broken screw with vice grips , then placed the insert and stop body in the vice and pushed it back in. A small washer brazed in a screw completed my quick fix.
I looked at a Cub's stops and they appear to be made the same way, though I did not take one off to find out.
Barn_cub

Image
Cub herd, 2 Farmall A's, 2 AC's, 1 Ford, 1 JD
barn_cub
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 118
Joined: Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:17 am
Location: South Alabama, US

Postby Kodiak » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:08 pm

A very useful "How to" thanks BC
I bought an old tractor all dusty and worn,
knew nothing about her just the year she was born
I washed her and greased her and painted her red
Now she lives happily right here in my shed.

HOME of THE STONETHROW CUBFEST
2007 Cub Tug Champion
User avatar
Kodiak
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
 
Posts: 3402
Joined: Fri Sep 24, 2004 9:02 pm
Location: Ga. Gillsville
Zip Code: 30543
Tractors Owned: 1948 Cub
1955 Cub
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Eugene » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:44 pm

I think the hardware store has the winged headed bolts.

Eugene
I have an excuse. CRS.
Eugene
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
 
Posts: 12502
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2004 9:52 pm
Location: Mo. Linn
Zip Code: 65051
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Don McCombs » Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:07 pm

TM Tractor has exact duplicates of the originals.

Image
Last edited by Don McCombs on Thu May 03, 2007 4:34 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Don McCombs
MD, Deep Creek Lake

"1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
User avatar
Don McCombs
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
 
Posts: 10541
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 6:45 am
Location: MD, Deep Creek Lake
Zip Code: 21550
Tractors Owned: "1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

broken thumb screws

Postby LARRY BALL » Thu May 03, 2007 4:01 pm

EUGENE IS RIGHT. THOSE LITTLE DRAWERS IN THE HARDWARE DEPARTMENT (NUT,BOLTS,SCREWS,ETC) AT LOWES. THEY HAVE A NICE ASSORTMENT OF THUMB SCREWS. :oops:
LARRY BALL
LARRY BALL
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 298
Joined: Thu Jul 17, 2003 10:49 pm
Location: KATY, TEXAS


Return to Engine, Clutch, Transmission and Hydraulics

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests