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John Deere LA engine rebuild


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Old 03-30-2010, 07:06 AM
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Default John Deere LA engine rebuild

i have a jd la. tha serial number tag has come off so i dont know what year it is. i believe its around the mid 40's. its a family tractor i am restoring. i am having trouble geeting the crank pulley off the shaft. i knocked the pin out but the pulley wont come off. also where is the best place to get new rings and bearing and seals/gaskets. i appreciate any help. thanks
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Default Re: john deere la engine rebuild

You'll probobally get better response if you post this on the tractor sites.
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Best place for this information is ytmag.com. Go to the JD discussion forum.

I have a 1945 JD L myself, great little tractors, good luck. Greg
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Default Re: John Deere LA engine rebuild

I believe I got most of my parts from Deere except for the main bearings which I had a hard time finding. The only set I could locate at the time were .125 under size and I had to have the crank machined. The roller bearing I replaced were purchased from the local auto parts store.
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