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Old 08-21-2017, 09:37 AM
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Hey everyone, sorry to grave dig this thread but I have an update!

Turns out oil from the axle was leaking into the brake drums.

I cleaned everything up, put on new brake shoes, polished the machined part of the axle with crocus cloth (it's a full floating axle), greased everything that needed greasing, and installed the new seals.

Breaking performance is amazing. It feels incredible to be able to lock up the wheels and skid a bit. I have never been able to do that on this tractor.

Anyway thanks again for all your help everyone!
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Old 08-21-2017, 12:09 PM
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Glad you got it figured out! Neat old tractor...
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Old 08-21-2017, 08:49 PM
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YEA! Stopping is good.
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Old 08-23-2017, 04:43 PM
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Yay !

Glad you got that figured out and for the update. I was wondering what you found.

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