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Cub Cadet or John Deere Front Spindle Size on Riding Lawn Mowers

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

Some Cub Cadet Originals had 7/8 spindles, Cub 1000 series have 1" Spindles as well as some John Deere tractors.  3/4" Spindles were the most common spindle sizes on most Cub Cadets

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Cub Cadet Height of front wheels & tires

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

8" x 3.5 Tri Rib Tire on the  8" Rim measures 14.5" tall Tire part # 52516 we have the Douglas Aluminum Polished wheels and our Billet Polished slotted Wheels 6"x 35 Tri Rib Tire on   6" Rim measures 12.5" tall tire part #52517 We have both Douglas and Billet Polished wheels.  The Billet Wheels are made by MWSC and are slotted.

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Cub Cadet Pulling Tractor: What size rear rims go with what size tires?

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

For a Cub Cadet pulling tractor 12x12 with 4/8 offset and 12x 12 with 6/6 offset rims both can be used with 26x12x12 tires.  12x10 rims with a 4/6 offset are to be used with the 23x10.50x12 tires. The 12x12 with a 4/8  offset sets the tire out from the tractor the 6/6 offset tucks the tires under the tractor more.  The 12x14 rims DO NOT WORK WITH 26X12X12 TIRES.The idea of a bigger footprint sounds great but does not work, don't waste your time, energy or $.

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John Deere & Wheel Horses have raised center wheel hubs What do I do?

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

John Deere and Wheel Horses have raised center hub on rear wheels, how do I fit Douglas Wheels on them? MWSC has a 5/16 wheel spacer part # 51374 to space the wheel out, you can also turn the hub down. Real Wheels have a center hole that measures 3 5/16. Real Wheels part # 53002 1210, # 53000 1266 or # 52998 1248.  The 1266 rims & 1248 rims are to be used for 26x12x12 tires, the 1210 rims are to be used with 23x10.50 x 12 tires

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How to break in a flat tappet cam

Posted by Cathy Stahl on

Here's how to break in a flat tappet cam. This is critical for your cam to survive.

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