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#1 sodisr OFFLINE  

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Posted September 25, 2015 - 08:20 AM

Is there any reason that my 1556 tube frame leans to the Left..?  ( sitting on it )


 I noticed it before, but I washed and waxed it and after putting on the blower for winter the blower also sits about an inch off of level... It's like the whole tractor sits cantered or wracked about an inch to the left.


The tires are all equal pressure..  Is there an adjust on the tubes to rotate the rest of the framework.??

I dought  that I will go to any extremes to fix it,, but I'm guessing the mower would be doing the same thing..   


  Any one got a thought to what is going on here..??????????    sodi

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Posted September 25, 2015 - 09:31 AM

There is no adjustment on the frame that I know of. To me it sounds like your problem is with the rear tires. Are they the same brand and model tires or two different tires? I'd try swapping the tires to the opposite side to see if that would make the tractor lean the other way.

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Posted September 25, 2015 - 09:58 AM

Like he said. Flip the tires. I have a set just like that. They are the same tire, but one sits a little taller.
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Posted September 25, 2015 - 10:06 AM

Lots of variation in tires.  One manufacturer did a study on why mowers didn't come out of the factory build level.  The variation in tire dimensions was the primary reason the mowers were not level.

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Posted September 26, 2015 - 08:41 AM

Use a tape measure  to check the circumference and adjust the air to make them equal.

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