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by ScottUSA
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 worn shifter sockets
Replies: 6
Views: 1220

Re: 885 worn shifter sockets

I did manage to find a source for a new 1st/rev jaw from a Case dealer. Thing is, it's $242 U.S. If going to the labor of removing the transmission and disassembling it, good sense would indicate changing all four a good idea, or least those that show wear. Currently, I am leaning toward taking the ...
by ScottUSA
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 worn shifter sockets
Replies: 6
Views: 1220

Re: 885 worn shifter sockets

The worn part seems to be made of some sort of brass, is that correct? Think it could be built-up with TIG? The masking and re-shaping couldn't be any more work than taking apart and removing the entire rear half of the tractor. I'm trying to formulate a plan ahead of the time when it won't go into ...
by ScottUSA
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 worn shifter sockets
Replies: 6
Views: 1220

885 worn shifter sockets

At some point in the past, maybe during a clutch change, the right hand shifter was installed incorrectly in my '76 885 resulting in a spinning gear removing a good bit of the ball that engages the shift rail socket. Unfortunately the bright light doing the work merely placed the damaged shifter bac...
by ScottUSA
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Cranking compression
Replies: 1
Views: 522

Cranking compression

I am going to check the cranking compression on an 885 that rarely starts without the use of ether. What would be a good number that would eliminate compression as being the reason for poor starting? I can convert bar to PSI.