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what is this piece

Discussion in 'Dozers' started by mtnman, Mar 22, 2021.

  1. mtnman

    mtnman Member

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    what do i call the piece outside rail that my idler pin holder slide on?its a 850b dozer.feel stupid askin,but im not getting no were tryin to find part not knowing what to call it.the whatchamacallit search had no results.
     
  2. alrman

    alrman Senior Member

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    Take a picture with your thingamyjig & post it so we'll all have a better idea.;)
     
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  3. Puffie40

    Puffie40 Well-Known Member

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    Track frame, perhaps?
     
  4. stars&bars44

    stars&bars44 Well-Known Member

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    If its welded to the frame its just a piece of flat bar for a shim and wear. If its the square piece bolted to idler with a big hole in it and four bolts i call it an idler plate. If it's between that plate and frame its another shim or wear bar.