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Mf16 Lock Out Strap?


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#1 RobsMF16 OFFLINE  

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Posted May 08, 2012 - 08:37 PM

I got to use my tractor for the first time today (managed to break the cultivator). The 3 point was weak and sluggish. I was reading about the hydraulic system and noticed that according to Pg 33 of the owners manual, there is a Lock Out Strap to use on the cylinder not in use. Does anyone have the measurements for the strap?

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Posted May 08, 2012 - 08:40 PM

Apparently there's 2 of them, one for each cylinder and I think the 2 straps are different.

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Posted May 08, 2012 - 08:43 PM

The strap should hold the cylinder in the retracted position, for the deck lift cylinder. Sorry, don't
have a dimension, but just measure pin center to center.

For the 3pt limiter strap, I think you'd want the cylinder extended, and then strapped.
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Posted May 09, 2012 - 10:15 AM

Not having that on there will cause it to be slow for sure. Just make sure you make it strong enough to take the force without bending. The one that is installed with the cylinder extended will be in compression so needs to be strong.

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Posted May 09, 2012 - 07:39 PM

If it will fit, I'll use 2x1/2" channel iron... I've got a lot of it laying around.

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