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  1. #51
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    Been trying to sneak some time in on the D2 here and there. Was able to get the new bottom in the tank.

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    Got some more parts sandblasted. I have multiples of some parts to choose from. Track frames need a little work but a good start

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    Getting serious now, d2 tracks are in the shop


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    Looking good Gary. Are you going to refurbish the pivot shaft and bushings? If you do, can you let me know some specs such as the bushing material, size, etc. I have to do mine soon.
    Cheers,
    Neil.

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    I haven't got that far yet but from memory when I measured my pivot shaft it didn't have much wear. I also have different track frames and an extra shaft so I have some options. I know you're an as new kinda guy but if I can take off 30 or 40 years of wear I'll be happy.
    I remember reading somewhere about someone was using some kind of composite for new bushings . Maybe teflon or something similar?

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    Guilty as charged your Honor! : )
    I've replaced so much stuff on this unit now I can't really leave any stones unturned. But the finish line is in sight. It's just the undercarriage now.
    Cheers,
    Neil.

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    General gear came through with some goodies. I think I'm down to gaskets and a lot of elbow grease but really excited to get working on my little tractor

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    Checked with western states cat and seals for d2 rollers are available for about twenty dollars a piece so I'm thinking new seals are in order

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