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An updated fix on how to grease the steering box on 140 JD


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#1 propane1 ONLINE  

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Posted April 06, 2016 - 06:43 PM

I have found greasing the steering box on the 140 JD hard to do. Getting the grease gun in the two holes, getting it on to the nipple, then trying to get the coupler off the nipple. Maybe it's just me. Or maybe there is another way to get at it, that you fellas do.
Any way, I changed the way I will grease it in the future, and maybe modify my other tractors too, fords and Masseys.
So I routed around in the shop and came up with some used fittings and line, then installed this today. Seems to work good.
Hope fully the pictures are good enough to see what I did.

Noel

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Posted April 06, 2016 - 06:50 PM

That's cool.  Good idea!  I'll make sure my brother sees this.    Rick


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Posted April 06, 2016 - 06:56 PM

That's cool.  Good idea!  I'll make sure my brother sees this.    Rick

Just seen it.


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Posted April 06, 2016 - 07:59 PM

Good Stuff  :thumbs:


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Posted April 06, 2016 - 08:17 PM

Now that's using' your noggin.  Going to try this on the 312 when it gets some love.


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Posted April 07, 2016 - 04:11 AM

Good idea!

We have a lot of equipment at work that have grease fittings relocated so you can easily get to them.

If a grease fitting is hard to get to, then it will probably be neglected!


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Posted April 11, 2016 - 10:47 PM

Excellent idea, I'll be stealing it for my two 140's! Thanks!


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Posted April 11, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Boy when are they  going to put auto greasers on out GTs.  I have one of those on everyone of my Masseys and need to tear the D@m thing apart to take care of it.


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