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NorTrac 254 Power Steering Cylinder rebuild…

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This topic contains 3 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  wmlroy 6 months, 2 weeks ago.

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  • #46814

    wmlroy
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    ….bought the  rebild kit…lots of O-rings…my question is how do I get the rear part of that cylinder off that welded on bolt….gear puller?   It won’t just                   slide off…like you might think it would….need some help here…thanks….wmlroy

  • #46817

    Piper184
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    Not exactly sure of the setup on your 254. I have an ’06 284 which should be similar. According to the parts manual there were a couple of different designs back then. The parts book is not real clear but it looks like the original design had the steering cylinder on the left side of the tractor running front to back. There is no indication how it is mounted. I believe the later and more common design was to have the cylinder mounted on the back side of the front axle. One end is attached to the left wheel with a ball joint. The right side of the cylinder is mounted on a stud welded to a plate. The plate is bolted to the axle while the cylinder is held onto the stud with a bolt. Here again the parts diagram leaves something to be desired.

    Post a picture of your setup if you can. Otherwise I can post a picture of mine and you can see if it looks familiar.

  • #46832

    wmlroy
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    I think these pics will suffice….should  we four pics….we’ll see…

  • #46836

    wmlroy
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    I tried to post some pics…that didn’t work so used a small Sears 2 arm gear puller and it came right off….thanks for your reply and willingness to help me…I’m grateful to you…

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