1985 - Volume #9, Issue #4, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Axle Extension For A-C Combines
Axle extensions, available from 10 to 18 in., extend the wheel base without turning the wheels around, which Heins says puts too much strain on the stub axle and bearing in the final drive. The extensions move everything out, and include an extended drive axle. They mount in between the bull gear and axle housing and are held in place by pillow block bearings and couplers.
The do-it-yourself conversion job takes about 3 hrs. per side. A complete kit, including bolts, sells for $1,650. The combine can be easily converted back to narrow width.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Heins Welding, P.O. Box 108, Sutton, Neb. 68979 (ph 402 773-5256).
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