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by ratskinner
Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: John Deere crawler FAQ's
Topic: JD 40c steering Pressure plate
Replies: 3
Views: 2178

How do I go about getting one?
by ratskinner
Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: John Deere crawler FAQ's
Topic: JD 40c steering Pressure plate
Replies: 3
Views: 2178

JD 40c steering Pressure plate

I need the specs for the gauge that you use to set the steering pressure plate fingers.For I would like to make one
by ratskinner
Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: John Deere crawler FAQ's
Topic: Pressure plate setting bulletin, engine and steering clutch
Replies: 26
Views: 38310

This is my first crawler .I have a repair manual and it says nothing about adjusting the presser plate .I wish now I would have got on the internet more. So I am going to have to take it the final drive back off and adjust them. is they away I can adjust them with out the gauge I see on the net ? Al...
by ratskinner
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: John Deere crawler FAQ's
Topic: Pressure plate setting bulletin, engine and steering clutch
Replies: 26
Views: 38310

How do you adjust them while it in the machine?
by ratskinner
Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: JD 40C
Replies: 2
Views: 1109

JD 40C

My steering clutch is froze up. I am in the process of rebuilding it and I noticed a broken spring hooked to the bell crank. There was not one on the other side. It's not one of the return springs, so where does this spring go? Once I get this all fixed, how do I prevent the steering clutches from f...
by ratskinner
Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 40C Clutch and paint
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

What would transmission case to crack where https://www.facebook.com/winston.gaines ... 5181523the bell housing bolts to it. And would the radiator grill of a John Deere50 fit on it
by ratskinner
Fri Nov 06, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 40C Clutch and paint
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

40c

My biggest concern is sinking a whole Lotta money in this thing and never getting it back out of it for both steering clutches are froze the fella I bought off of did not tell me straight out all the stuff wrong with it where the bell housing bolts to the transmission that two of the four bolts are ...
by ratskinner
Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 40C Clutch and paint
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

40C Clutch and paint

If the disks in the steering clutch pack are stuck togather .Is this a bad thing and go thing or dont matter thing?
by ratskinner
Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 40C Clutch and paint
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

40C Clutch and paint

I have a old 40c and the steering clutch is lock up i have pulled them off and a part the clutch disks dont look bad one is cracked .I really dont want to buy new steering clutchs for the cheapest I have seen is 500$.So can I just cean them up with a wire wheel and put them back in and what can I do...
by ratskinner
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: jd 40c
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

jd 40c

is the steering clutchs wet or dry?
will the motor from a 40c go into a 420c?
by ratskinner
Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Jd 40 won't turn
Replies: 6
Views: 1753

After doing some more reading and thinking .I have come up with this thought that the clutch is rusted to the fly wheel on the right drive side. I say this because when I pull on the right drive handle I can hear the motor trying to labor . Also I am new crawler owner and I am not a 100% sure how th...
by ratskinner
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Jd 40 won't turn
Replies: 6
Views: 1753

Jd 40 won't turn

the right side will not turn .I have looked at it the band clutch seems to be grabing the drum .But i notced that the band clutch is wet .so i think that might be my problem .If it is how do i get it dry with out taking it out?
IT looks like it got oil on it some how.
by ratskinner
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 12v back to 6v what a mistake
Replies: 5
Views: 1811

12v back to 6v what a mistake

My 40c was 12 v when I got it and when I say 12v i mean none of the 6v stuff worked and the last owner put a 12v battery in it .So I repaired all the 6v stuff and now when it get below 30deg outside the 6v battery will not turn it over fast anough to start it.But when its warm out it will start so n...
by ratskinner
Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 40 C keeping it 6voilt
Replies: 3
Views: 1378

40 C keeping it 6voilt

I am going to keep my crawler 6v Found a guy who rebuilt the gen for 50$ .
The problem that I have know is that there is no voltage regulator on it(last owner took it off) .I have a new one for it but I don't know how to wire it up can someone help me with that ,It has 4 post on it
by ratskinner
Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 6v to 12v
Replies: 10
Views: 3063

6v to 12v

have a JD 40c and the 6v generator is bad .I looked at replacing it with a 12v alt but it looks like putting a alt in will require a lot of modification for a new bracket .Does anyone have photos of a new bracket e.Or does someone sell a 12 alt that will fit?Or Can i rebuild the old gen myself ?For ...