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He Extended Grease Zerks On Skid Steer Loader
Marvin Vlietstra, Kalamazoo, Mich.: "We often use our skid steer loaders in wet manure, which gets into the sealed wheel bearings and contaminates the lubricant, ruining the bearings. The only way to get at the grease zerks was to take off the wheels, which is a big job. To solve the problem, we drilled and tapped a hole in the axle housing and then ran a length of copper tubing from the hole to the skid loader's fenders. Now we grease the bearings much more frequently and as a result the bearings last much longer.

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2002 - Volume #26, Issue #2