2012 - Volume #36, Issue #4, Page #41[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Steps For Deere 4850 MFWD Tractor
I also came up with what I call “dirt skirts” that help keep dirt off my Deere 4850 MFWD tractor’s radiator screens, which are located on the sides of the tractor. As the front wheels churn, they bring up dirt and chaff and corn leaves that get sucked in against the radiator. The dirt skirts mount inside the fender to stop such trash from being sucked against the radiator grill. I simply cut up some rubber floor matting to follow the curve of the fender and then bolted the mat to the fender. It doesn’t stop the trash completely but it definitely helps. (Harold Fratzke, 234 Shoreview Drive, Cottonwood, Minn. 56229 ph 507 423-6341; cell 507 530-6090)
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