Pressure plate setting bulletin, engine and steering clutch

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Pressure plate setting bulletin, engine and steering clutch

Post by Lavoy » Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:41 pm

Just found this while looking through some 1956-1959 John Deere factory service bulletins. It is the proper procedure for adjusting the engine and steering clutch pressure plates for MC through 440 crawlers, and steering clutch on 1010. Procedure is different for 350, that procedure is posted below.
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exersise clutch fingers

Post by Eric.MacLeod » Fri Aug 29, 2008 9:01 pm

how do you move the clutch fingers without it being in the machine? it says to do it about 25 to 30 times, thanks getting ready to do mine and i dont wont to screw it up,, thanks Eric

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Post by Lavoy » Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:30 am

Push on them with your hand, foot, pry bar, or whatever. It is such a pain to do, I usually do not worry about it.
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Post by dennbolz » Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:39 pm

I have a 1967 John Deere 350 and would you have the information to adjust the steering clutches

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Post by Lavoy » Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:51 am

If you mean setting the pressure plate fingers, this info is the same.
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Post by dennbolz » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:49 pm

Thanks for the information. The left steering clutch on my 350 "may" have a problem. When your pushing with a full blade of dirt and the ole girl is scratching for everything she's got, the left track will stop turning and makes a growling sound. Do you think a steering adjustment will take care of it or is it more serious. If it's just a adjustment how much will you sell the gauge for? Thanks again.

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Post by Lavoy » Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:40 pm

Keep in mind tha the gauge is to adjust the pressure plate when it is first installed on the final drive. The gauge is of no use once the final is installed on the crawler.
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cluch guage for sale

Post by spenceraucoin » Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:28 pm

Lavoy how much is the guage Spencer............. :lol:
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Post by Lavoy » Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:19 am

$30 with shipping in US.
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Post by Lynne » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:58 am

Where can one purchase a Set gauge for Adjusting the clutch for JD 350 crawler?

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Post by Lavoy » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:40 am

Just send me an e-mail or call.
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Post by cdunn » Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:06 pm

Lavoy, I have the steering clutch adjusting gauge from you for my 420, will the same gauge work on a 350 job I am about to start?
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Post by Lavoy » Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:27 am

Yes it does, you just use the tab hanging down in the middle.
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Post by jamesthomas » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:20 am

Do you still have this gauge? I am looking for one

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Post by Lavoy » Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:39 pm

Yes I do, just call.
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