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    Gear reducer

    I am sorry I meant the factory gear reduction box in front of the trans/diff. Unless I missed it I didn’t see a drain hole on the bottom. Thanks
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    Gear reducer

    Sorry I own a 1962 Original
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    Gear reducer

    About gear reducers I want to change the oil on mine and I don’t see a drain hole. At first I thought it drained with the trans diff combo but I pulled the large plug on the middle right side on the gear reducer and I can see oil just below the hole. The manual says nothing about it. Thanks in...
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    OE Tires

    Hi all I was wondering what brand of tires came on the original cub 1962. I have Good years all around. I got the 7hp running last weekend after finding a magneto on line a US part from Bolen tractor parts, cleaned and sealed the fuel tank, cleaned the carb and fuel strainer and it fired up...
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    Por 15

    I just acid etched and sealed my Cub original tank with Por15 products it had no leaks but was lightly rusted and it’s the second tank I have coated. I have used Por15 several times always happy.
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    sandblasting problems???

    I did my 30 years of self employment so I am semi retired but as a general rule aluminum with glass bead and steel and iron in aluminum oxide. I don’t like to blast blocks because their are to many areas to trap the media and is very damaging to the internals if you can’t get it clean after...
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    sandblasting problems???

    I have had employees try and remove rubbery paint or silicone sealant and remove steel with aluminum oxide gust be careful
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    sandblasting problems???

    I agree if you have heavy paint or rust aluminum oxide is good on steel but it’s aggressive.
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    sandblasting problems???

    When you say fine what grit is it? I have always use 80 grit at 80 psi glass bead does break down faster than sand or aluminum oxide but I like the finish from glass bead.
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    sandblasting problems???

    Hi all new to the group my back ground is automotive engine rebuilding. We used both aluminum oxide and glass bead they both have good and bad sides. Alum oxide is a faster rust and paint remover and does not break down as fast but if you stay in one place on a part to long it can damage the...
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    Parts Wanted Model 70 original Magneto

    Thanks I agree I would like to keep it original if possible
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    Weak or no spark 1962 Model 70 original 47420

    Great so theirs an exposed wire on the mag to solder to did you find a condenser? Thanks for your help
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    Weak or no spark 1962 Model 70 original 47420

    Yes I did test the mag and all the grounds all checked fine except one side of the mag is dead and the epoxy coating is all broken and the condenser is questionable. Thanks
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