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#16 Bolens800uk ONLINE  

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Posted October 12, 2016 - 02:27 PM

I came across Zippy1's post which I have pasted below.

IH production ended with sereal number, 694233 in April 1981.
Engine is the Briggs model BS402417 16 hp. Transmit-ion is the IH Cub with cast iron case with three forward speeds and one reverse
Cub Cadet Corporation,Note: Both IH and CCC colors and badge; production ends 1984(yellow and white) 1985 (red) cast iron differential housings until serial number 719,999 (cast axle-carrier tubes were already aluminum)- then aluminum castings; IH machine code 0582 or 0598. CCC factory number 142-582-100, 143-582-100 or 144-582-100 (yellow and white) or 142-589-399,143-583-399, 145-582-399 (red)
Transmission; IH Cub with cast iron case to serial number 71999 (axle tubes were aluminum) then aluminum casting with Cub- style internals; three forward, one reverse.

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Posted October 12, 2016 - 02:35 PM

Ok thanks to KennyP's post, I have narrowed it down to a built date of November 1980 which means it's a International built Cub Cadet.

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Posted October 12, 2016 - 03:29 PM

In the first pic in my post #8, near to the bottom, final serial #'s for Cub Cadet 582's was 694233. I'll repost that chart here.

Serial #_s_001.jpg


According to this chart, your tractor was built Dec, 1980.

Edited by KennyP, October 12, 2016 - 03:34 PM.

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Posted October 20, 2016 - 08:57 PM

Mine has 2,800 hours on it and it runs ok.I can tell it's getting a bit low on compression but doesn't smoke yet and seems to have good power.


I just rebuilt the clutch on mine as it was slipping very badly.The 582 does have a pretty weak clutch spring on it and once the teaser spring breaks like they all do after years of neglect the clutch will start to slip.


Pretty easy to rebuild the clutch though.I pressed on a new $8 bearing,welded up the worn in grooves on the release leaver and ground them flat,installed 2 new bronze pilot bushings $15 for the set,installed a new disk $30 and did away with the teaser spring.


Pulling tips.

A 5/8" long spacer can be used in place of the teaser spring and replace the Rag joints with 2 grade 8 bolts and 6 heavy flat washers for the dual rag joint setup or 3 heavy flat washers for the single rag joint and make it rigid.


I'm now trying to figure out where the Pedal return spring goes.Mine was missing and I don't see where it hooks up.

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