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#16 Xrperry ONLINE  

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Posted March 14, 2017 - 03:47 PM

what gets me is why would you get rid of both brake pedals on a tractor that was suppose to have run 4 years ago? there must be something else wrong with it maybe?. hard to tell if the trans, rear end is in good shape. you would think 6 hp wouldn't tear up a truck trans and a car rear end but a guy I know had one and the axle snapped off at the splines.the guy selling it also fixes up and sells full size tractors.

Edited by Xrperry, March 15, 2017 - 06:37 PM.

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Posted March 15, 2017 - 04:37 PM

The torque transmitted through the gear reduction of the belt pulleys and chain sprockets makes that 6hp put out alot more torque than you would think. The AEH builds a lot of torque due to its long stroke and bore size. I can see an axle snapping under the right conditions, especially when using the non spring trip dirt/snow plow. These tractors get very good traction. A badly worn outer axle bearing could also stress the axle at the splines.
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