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case 580k backhoe kingpin 4 wheel drive

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by Lou Peterson, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. Lou Peterson

    Lou Peterson New Member

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    how much work is involved in repairing kingpins for a 580K 4 wheel drive
     
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    Welcome to HEF, Lou !
    Quite a bit. Do you have a service manual ?
    If not I recommend that you get one because you will be needing it many times.
    I can copy and email you the pages showing the procedure if need them immediately.
     
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    Bootheal Well-Known Member

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    I also have a question if the kingpin you are referring to is the pivot shaft for the front axle.

    How do you check for worn bushings & pin on the front axle?

    580M

    Thank you
     
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    Lou has a 4 wheel drive. #12 and #16 are what his kingpins look like.
    Put a jack under the counterweight and slightly raise the front of the tractor. Any looseness can easily be seen in the axle center pin not the king pins. kp.png
     
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    Thanks for explaining the terms.
     
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  6. Lou Peterson

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    thanks gang...for the info...big help for the brakedown
     
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    Thanks for the update !
     
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    My 1956 Powerwagon has a similar set up. The manual calls them trunion bearings. I'd say it isn't a big deal to replace, or reshim them. Mine needed seals, and if I recall we replaced wheel bearings at the time, the planetary was leaking.

    If I recall correctly, they are tapered, and minor wear can be corrected by removing three bolts top & bottom, and removing shims. It IS something you'll want a manual for.