REPLACING WHEEL TIRES
Replace worn tires by loosening them from wheel with a
screw driver, or other flat tool. Stretch until tire can be
Wipe oil on post occasionally. Then run post up and
down several times through slide block. Upper wheel
removed. Scrape wheel clean and apply fresh cement
before installing new tire.
slide and band tension screw should be oiled monthly.
Wheel bearings are sealed and lubricated for life. See
Any rough operation, vibration, loud or unusual noises
should be investigated immediately. Check for seal
leaks around shafts. It is recommended that a faulty
transmission be returned to factory for repair. Correct
new transmission installation is extremely important
because careful alignment is necessary.
may stretch slightly after initial use.
transmission belt by loosening drive motor foot bolts.
Slide motor to tension belt; then tighten bolts. Tighten
FIG. 17. UPPER WHEEL REMOVED TO SHOW HEAD
A wheel brush is mounted above lower wheel to clean
chips from wheel tire. If worn, and gap between brush
and wheel tire is greater than 0.015-inch (0.38 mm),
loosen adjusting screws and adjust brush. Replace as
If your machine is equipped with a chip collecting pan, it
should be emptied when necessary.
FIG. 19. DRIVE BELTS ASSEMBLY.
FIG. 18. LOWER WHEEL CHIP BRUSH.