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Bull Gear went 597,xxx miles =(


Created On Monday January 26, 2015 23:44 Diesel Talk
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I changed the original bull gear in Feb of 2009. I didn't even get 600,000 out of it. That stinks. Original had 808,xxx on it.

Has anybody had similar, short lived gears?
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I am changing one right now that about the same miles. Not sure what made it go.
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do they make a noise or vibration when they go bad

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Yes! This one was very bad.
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Buy your bearings and pre load it yourself Regards David

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Here is the crank gear!

      Picture click

      Edited: Saturday January 31, 2015 at 08:45 by loweredd
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      I,d say geartrain backlash was,nt set properly last time Regards David

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      A bad crankshaft damper can also shorten the life of the bull gear. Those of you who have over 500,000 on your Series 60 and haven't replaced the crankshaft damper, you better think twice, that new damper will eliminate the torsional vibrations from eating away at the bearings in the Bull Gear.

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