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D7 17a direct start seller on amazon

Discussion in 'Dozers' started by ZGrant231, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. ZGrant231

    ZGrant231 Well-Known Member

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    I have recommended several installations for this unit but it needs a RH helical drive gear. D7-17A Direct Conv#4(copy).jpg
     
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    Thanks for the heads up old magnet.
    Alot of these sellers aren't very helpful and just reply..."see description" "fits D7 D8 D9 conversion"
    I wish the links that you've recommended in the past were still good.

    So it looks like I need a 11, tooth RH helical drive gear 50mt?
     
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    Yes, RH helical 11 tooth on a 50MT is correct.
    Does your 17A have the large diameter taped bolt circle?seems some were missing the taped holes. 17A Starter flange direct start.JPG
     
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    12338 seems to be
     

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    Yup, looks like your good to go.
     
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    Pony threw a rod so that's my excuse to try a starter if I can find one.

    Old Magnet, If you were looking to source a starter for this 17a, where might you look?
     
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    Being pretty familiar with the 40,42,50 MT starters I would acquire the necessary drive end housing and helical drive to convert most any 50MT starter for the 17A application. The drive end housing/adapter is probably the most challenging to find. It is an aftermarket part usually labeled J&N 371-12144.
    Nothing wrong with the Rareelectric package if you get the right drive. Also probably cheaper than purchasing individual components.
     
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    Yes, exactly.

    If you are really want purchase helical driver gear box then i can suggest you a better product manufacturer company "Rehfuss", who are able to deliver high quality and efficiency custom-designed helical gear box worldwide. They deliver their excellent services since 1951.

    There are some characteristics of Helical Gear Box below-
    • Optimised size/performance ratio
    • Highly efficient and low-maintenance
    • Designed for permanent operation under rough conditions
    • Housing produced from high quality grey cast iron with rugged walls
    • High axial and radial forces on the output shaft are permitted
    • Extremely torsion-resistant
    • Hardened helical gears produced from high quality steel with precision ground tooth profiles
    • Diverse attachment options

      Thankyou!
     
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    Ha ha! Hello fellow heavy-equipment enthusiast, Mr. Jung. I’m sure that you are a most excellent purveyor of only the finest helical gears.
     
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