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Steel tracks

Discussion in 'Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders' started by Joe Fick, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Joe Fick

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    I think they could make for a rough ride. It looks quite an aggressive tread, unlike the OEM steel options. That's got to put more strain on the drive line.
     
  3. Joe Fick

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    I agree on the ride but for a guy like me I'm always on dirt n rocks. My ctl don't have a final drive. It' is hydrostatic driven
     
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    I think they look pretty interesting, especially if you're constantly mulching or working in rock.
     
  5. ih100

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    So...what's between the track motor and the sprockets?
     
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    The rollers are designed to run on rubber , what would the steel do to them as they arent designed for it . That is my question
     
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    Kind of, but don't the rollers really run on the steel imbedded cleats in the rubber? Not saying it wouldn't wear faster, just looks interesting...

    That's a great question, unless he has an MTL with the squirrel cage....
     
  8. Joe Fick

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    Plantery hub is the track moter and the sprockt is bolted on. No I do not have a mtl. It is a true ctl machine
     
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    im always in dirt/rocks myself. Looks interesting. Im hesitant to buy anything new without much history especially if expensive.
     
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    You are not the only one sir. That' why I'm asking around
     
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  11. The Peej

    The Peej Well-Known Member

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    I would worry about track pins wearing they appear to be about 3/4"