DB885 Clutch Pedal Relocation

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PoppyShan885
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DB885 Clutch Pedal Relocation

Post by PoppyShan885 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:08 am

As I was climbing up on my 885 last night, I thought again how much that clutch pedal is nothing but in the way. I began looking into maybe cutting it to make it shorter, but was afraid it may make the clutch more difficult to operate. I was looking for some info on the MF forum today for my son-in-law's TO35 and I came across a post about a clutch relocation on a MF135. It's pushed more like a typical car clutch than straight down like my 885
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I thought this looked very good and could be the answer to my problem.
Questions, did DB/Case make a pedal such as this? Could this be made to operate an 885 clutch? Anyone know where one could be found?
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db2d
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Re: DB885 Clutch Pedal Relocation

Post by db2d » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:17 pm

David Brown Tractors never made clutch pedals resembling the one pictured.

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bedwards1966
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Re: DB885 Clutch Pedal Relocation

Post by bedwards1966 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:00 pm

On the fergies at work I usually lift my foot a little higher and press the clutch pedal as I climb on (i.e stand on it), pressing it down in the process so it's then not a problem.
This also has the advantage of allowing the gears to go in without a crunch when it's already running as it takes a few seconds for the gearbox internals to stop spinning, so it works out quite nicely!

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