Jump to content

Time to vote for Tractor of the Month!
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Bolens Three Gear Cluster 1716477 Repair Article


  • Please log in to reply
11 replies to this topic

#1 29 Chev ONLINE  

29 Chev

    A Little Off Plumb

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 63590
  • 5,721 Thanks
  • 1,887 posts
  • Location: Ontario Canada

Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:19 PM

Attached is a pdf document on the procedure I used to repair a three gear cluster with damage to the 15 tooth gear on my 1050 Bolens lawn tractor.  It is my hope it will help someone with the same problem.

Attached File  HOW TO REPAIR THE 15 TOOTH GEAR ON A BOLENS TUBE FRAME THREE GEAR CLUSTER Feb 1 2015.pdf   6.07MB   3 downloads


Edited by KennyP, April 05, 2017 - 08:26 AM.

  • Texas Deere and Horse, Bruce Dorsi, KennyP and 5 others have said thanks

#2 KennyP ONLINE  

KennyP

    FORDoholic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2253
  • 32,161 Thanks
  • 41,992 posts
  • Location: Collinsville, Oklahoma

Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:25 PM

PDF is missing. Why don't you put this in the Articles Tech section of the Home page?


  • Bolens 1000, boyscout862 and superaben have said thanks

#3 Bolens 1000 ONLINE  

Bolens 1000

    DR. Bolens

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 7
  • 13,614 Thanks
  • 17,560 posts
  • Location: Western NY

Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:26 PM

 Why don't you put this in the Articles Tech section of the Home page?

 

:ditto:

:thumbs:



#4 29 Chev ONLINE  

29 Chev

    A Little Off Plumb

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 63590
  • 5,721 Thanks
  • 1,887 posts
  • Location: Ontario Canada

Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:30 PM

The pdf should be back now - I had a misprint in the title and had to edit it.  I thought it would be best to put it in the Bolens section - my apologies.



#5 KennyP ONLINE  

KennyP

    FORDoholic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2253
  • 32,161 Thanks
  • 41,992 posts
  • Location: Collinsville, Oklahoma

Posted February 01, 2015 - 04:34 PM

The pdf should be back now - I had a misprint in the title and had to edit it.  I thought it would be best to put it in the Bolens section - my apologies.

No apologies needed. Doc has several articles in there. Most folks never look in there! If we get more articles and let folks know about them, maybe they will read them!


  • Bolens 1000 and 29 Chev have said thanks

#6 chieffan ONLINE  

chieffan
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 62695
  • 7,245 Thanks
  • 5,142 posts
  • Location: SW Iowa

Posted February 01, 2015 - 05:27 PM

Very good article.  There was a listing on CL out of the Sioux City area for a repaired gear for $180.  Send him the gear and $180 and in two weeks you get your repaired gear back.  He sent them off to a place in Indiana.  I have a local welding shop run by two brothers.  One brother builds ARCA race car chassis so they know what they are doing.  I may have them repair an old ground up gear for me to have an extra for my two Bolens 6 speeds.


  • 29 Chev said thank you

#7 Bruce Dorsi ONLINE  

Bruce Dorsi

    Old, but not dead -- yet!

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 1525
  • 3,665 Thanks
  • 2,338 posts
  • Location: New Jersey

Posted February 01, 2015 - 07:46 PM

GREAT ARTICLE !!!

 

Thanks for taking the time to document the work (and providing good pics) and posting the article !!


  • Bolens 1000 and 29 Chev have said thanks

#8 29 Chev ONLINE  

29 Chev

    A Little Off Plumb

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 63590
  • 5,721 Thanks
  • 1,887 posts
  • Location: Ontario Canada

Posted February 01, 2015 - 09:41 PM

No apologies needed. Doc has several articles in there. Most folks never look in there! If we get more articles and let folks know about them, maybe they will read them!

I tried to post it in the tech section this evening but did not have success - guess I am still computer challenged.



#9 lyall OFFLINE  

lyall

    Tractorholic

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2180
  • 1,839 Thanks
  • 1,446 posts
  • Location: State Center, Iowa

Posted February 01, 2015 - 10:30 PM

I had a cluster gear in my 212 that lost two teeth

I took it to a friend that welding a beads to replace the lost teeth

I took it home a ground each tooth back to the shape of the old tooth

 

it been it my 212 for the last 3 years and have not had a problem



#10 KennyP ONLINE  

KennyP

    FORDoholic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2253
  • 32,161 Thanks
  • 41,992 posts
  • Location: Collinsville, Oklahoma

Posted February 02, 2015 - 05:39 AM

I hit the approve button, but the PDF is not there!



#11 DougT ONLINE  

DougT

    Dog Approved

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 584
  • 6,273 Thanks
  • 4,559 posts
  • Location: north central Ohio

Posted March 20, 2017 - 10:14 AM

We have another member looking for this PDF. Apparently it got lost in one of the upgrades. Can it be reposted?


  • 29 Chev said thank you

#12 29 Chev ONLINE  

29 Chev

    A Little Off Plumb

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 63590
  • 5,721 Thanks
  • 1,887 posts
  • Location: Ontario Canada

Posted March 20, 2017 - 03:52 PM

Looks like it is still on the site - someone may have moved it.

 

Here is the link - http://gardentractor...e-transmission/


  • DougT, Bruce Dorsi and KennyP have said thanks




Top