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    Those &%$*! Roll Pins

    Is there anything wrong with using a Grade-8 bolt with locking nuts in place of roll pins, assuming there is clearance for the bolt head and nuts?? I have done this and nothing self-destructed. If the bolt is loose because of wear in either the shaft or the coupling, I will usually find a...
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    Cant Remove pto clutch

    When you say that "they don't seem to stay in place long", does that mean that they are not essential? In other words, will anything bad happen if I just leave them out? Right now there are no attachments on this tractor; I just use it for pulling a trailer around our place. As I told my...
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    Cant Remove pto clutch

    I have been working on my 72 fits and starts, and I finally am putting things back together, as always there seem more pressing things that I must do. But, now I have hit another snag: there are 3 small spring clips that fit on the friction disk lugs (IH 531978-R1). I cannot figure out how...
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    Cant remove PTO clutch

    Thanks again for your help. It is rather busy around here in the summer, but I finally got back to my model 72. Following your instructions I got the PTO clutch itself off the crankshaft. Still left on the cranlshaft is the PTO bearing and the generator pulley. I removed 2 setscrews from...
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    Cant remove PTO clutch

    Thanks much for your response and help. However, I am still have a question about accessing the set screws in the pto clutch that you mentioned. The yellow star wheel that holds the fingers on the clutch disk overhangs the set screws so that I cannot get to them. Is there a way to force...
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    Cant remove PTO clutch

    I need some help from you experienced Cub Cadet folks. I need to replace the engine on my 72, and all has gone well until I attempted to remove the pto (mower drive) clutch from the old engine. There are 2 hex head set screws accessed through holes in the "star plate". One came out easily...
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