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tracks/ tires and associated rear suspension => all track related hardware and maintenance => Topic started by: andy on January 27, 2014, 06:21:04 PM

Title: front drive sprocket wheel bolts
Post by: andy on January 27, 2014, 06:21:04 PM
Hi all,
I took apart my front drive sprocket wheels and saw there were no flat washers or lock washers on the bolts attaching the 3 parts. Is that the way they should be?

Andy
Title: Re: front drive sprocket wheel bolts
Post by: bright87 on January 27, 2014, 07:50:05 PM
Mine did not have any washers either, but I put grade 8 lock washers in when I put it back together.
Michael
Title: Re: front drive sprocket wheel bolts
Post by: Tapper02 on January 27, 2014, 10:40:23 PM
The TM does not show or discuss the use of washers…but if you have the thread to add a lock washer I don't see the harm.

-Tom
Title: Re: front drive sprocket wheel bolts
Post by: steve1973 on January 27, 2014, 11:55:02 PM
If you are talking about the sprocket and inner and outer flanges then it is just a bolt and nut combo, same direction thread. If you look at the nut carefully it is an over sized armor bolt nut which is a mechanical locking nut and does vary by manufacture from what I am told. If you are talking about the six mounting nuts then no washer and they are left and right hand thread.

Steve A.
Title: Re: front drive sprocket wheel bolts
Post by: SgtKish on November 17, 2018, 01:15:09 AM
How do you get these flat lock washers off the flange studs on the wheel sprocket assembly?