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#1 Titus OFFLINE  

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Posted January 04, 2013 - 01:34 PM

http://southcoast.cr...3519016332.html

 

 



#2 OldBuzzard ONLINE  

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Posted January 04, 2013 - 06:40 PM

...This model has an on the fly locking differential. ...

 

 

Really?  That implies that you can engage it when you are moving. 

 

I don't think I would want to try tightening up the diff lock that's in the center of the left wheel when a Bolens tube frame is moving.  :loosing_it:

 

Looks to be quite a bit over priced as well.


Edited by OldBuzzard, January 04, 2013 - 06:41 PM.


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Posted January 04, 2013 - 09:09 PM

Really?  That implies that you can engage it when you are moving. 

 

I don't think I would want to try tightening up the diff lock that's in the center of the left wheel when a Bolens tube frame is moving.  :loosing_it:

 

Looks to be quite a bit over priced as well.

 That could be a very frightening experience LOL. If I went to look at it,the first thing I would ask is could you demonstrate the capabilities of the "engage on the fly diff"?


Edited by LTD, January 04, 2013 - 09:13 PM.


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Posted January 05, 2013 - 09:37 AM

Actually, there is no problem to engage the locking diffrential while the tractor is moving.  ...It is easily done by reaching down and holding the red knob.  ....The turning axle (assuming trans is in a forward gear) will tighten the locking knob.

 

However, keep in mind that the differential lock is not normally used unless one wheel is spinning, in which case forward movement is usually stalled.

 

Locking the differential is acceptable whenever increased straight-line traction is needed, but the differential should be "unlocked" before turning.






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