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Well, after hooking up my brushcutter, and on the advice of others on this fourm, I have been looking into getting a sway bar setup for my N. With doing some reserch it seems that a lot of people are having problems with them bending, or binding. Is this just becouse of mis adjustment, or something else? Also it seems a lot of people just use one on one side to stop the problem. Is this normal, or recamended? Any other info anyone has?


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Paul, when I had my N I had bars on both sides and never had any problems with binding. They are just flat bar stock with a few bends in them. You can get them at TSC for I believe $24 a set.

There shouldn't be any adjustment either. There should be pins on the underside of your axles and the flat bars run from there to the end of your lift bars.

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ive found that with a bush-hog i have better luck with a set of
chain limiters which hook up from tractor side of top-link down
to mower side of bottom links.with this type of set-up the mower always stays at same hight and dosn`t drift up or down.
2 things to watch for are if tractor starts to over load and you
raise the mower to fast and to high on some mowers/bushhogs
the pto shaft will hit the deck-ive seen ppl break the pto shaft
off where it go`s into the rear housing doing this.
next thing is you should make sure you install a pto over running
clutch,otherwise the bushhog acts like a big flywheel pushing
the tractor forward while you are trying to stop.i came within 1
yard of going into a 12 foot ditch 5or 6 years ago and still scared.
the n tractors are great little tractor have fun
bill

lets see looking out window,
early 8n with up/down trans future prog
to30 good tractor not pretty
9n parts
early 8n with dearborn loader rebuilt end reworked tran &painted sold
in shop grandpops late highwheel 8n {3000HRS}& pops ac G

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As such, they carry as much weight as a feather in a snow storm.
 

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Yeah, I've bent them....when I forgot & backed up without an impliment on!!!!!

A few yeaes ago I welded carrige bolts on my lift arms straight up about 6" from the end. This allows me to set the sway bars inside the carrige bolts & they stay on top of the lift arms while I change impliments. If running to the gas station w/no impliment I bungi them to the lift arm.

I run sway bars on all impliments cause they are needed IMHO.

ORC is absolutly required for hoggin/mowing.
 

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I already have the overrunning clutch. Picked up one with the hog.
 
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