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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 9 Icon_minitimeMon Apr 04, 2022 1:44 pm

Watching… I had missed this thread before.

I REALLY like that subframe with outboard bearings. Neat stuff! I’ve always thought that should be what everyone does that runs a rig hard. Now to read and find out more about it. Is that a new addition? Will there be a cross brace added also? I need to study this.

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Nevadablue wrote:
Watching… I had missed this thread before.

I REALLY like that subframe with outboard bearings. Neat stuff! I’ve always thought that should be what everyone does that runs a rig hard. Now to read and find out more about it. Is that a new addition? Will there be a cross brace added also? I need to study this.

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Absolutely, ill put a cross brace, and also tie the front transaxle brackets into that subframe, then mount the whole thing to the tractor frame. the idea if to have a nice strong base that takes some stress off the transaxle. The brake calliper for the hydrolic disk brake will also mount to it somehow.

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sadeoo7 wrote:
Nevadablue wrote:
Watching… I had missed this thread before.

I REALLY like that subframe with outboard bearings. Neat stuff! I’ve always thought that should be what everyone does that runs a rig hard. Now to read and find out more about it. Is that a new addition? Will there be a cross brace added also? I need to study this.

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Absolutely, ill put a cross brace, and also tie the front transaxle brackets into that subframe, then mount the whole thing to the tractor frame. the idea if to have a nice strong base that takes some stress off the transaxle. The brake calliper for the hydrolic disk brake will also mount to it somehow.
Hydraulic disc brakes? This is a step up from the trans brake Smile
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Hydraulic disc brakes? This is a step up from the trans brake Smile

Heck, blocks of wood rubbing the rear tires would be a step up from the trans brakes I've had the pleasure of using! Lol

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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 9 Icon_minitimeTue Apr 05, 2022 11:59 am

Finished the ''trans subframe''  installed in in the tractor frame.
installed the disk brake, i used a universal kit from amazon, welded the disk to a 3/4'' weld on hub with a centering jig i 3d printed.

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so yeah, its reeeeaally wide haha, this is the narrowest i can set it up with the brakes too.. lets hope the ale supports reinforce it enough for this setup to last.

for the brakes im probably doing a handbrake lever, i dont love the idea of adding a third pedal, theres not much space of one.

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