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Super Six Driveshaft reassembling

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 8:06 pm
by jan
Hello to all
I will reassembling the driveshafts on my super 6,but what is the right position/"timing"/
for the universal joints?
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is this the right solution??? or is there another importend for the reassembling??
in the partslist is a drawing that shows 90degres turned u-joinds.
i`m a little confused about the shafts,their splines are very worned out.
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whats your opinion/thoughts about this /
and here is the tractor on first testrun ( with replaced engine out of a combine,and without the shafts)
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mbg Jan

Re: Super Six Driveshaft reassembling

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:17 pm
by BearCreek Majors
Hi Jan, welcome aboard!
Yes you have it correct, I can only imagine how many people have gotten led the wrong way by looking at the picture in the parts manual.
On the early units there is a #1 stamped on the parts and these all need to line up, later models had a small hole drilled into them, these need to be aligned.
With the shafts positioned so that one plug is TDC and the other is at 90°, fill with 90W gear oil to the side plug level.
The splines do look bad but if she is just a toy you will probably never wear them out

Very nice looking girl you got there!!!
Do you have the bonnet for her as well?

Pat

Re: Super Six Driveshaft reassembling

PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:01 pm
by jan
Hi Pat
many many thanks for the driveshaft info
Yes the bonnet/hood is in my shop,and it is in good condition.all complete,no cracks,no major works needed.next jobs for me are
-reassembling driveshafts
-fix and sort the PAS-zylinder (not original???)
-oilchange on the frontaxle /the other oils are now new/changed
-and many little things and problems
more pics will be not a problem,let me know if wanted/needed


mbg Jan