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Troubleshooting 5 Common Final Drive Issues

by Dr McCaslin | May 16, 2020 |

Troubleshooting, noise, vibration, leak, weak, overheating

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Here are five notoriously common issues that you can encounter with your final drive! Do you know how to troubleshoot them? 


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4 Key Signs of Impending Pump Failure

Pumps are the heart of hydraulic systems, and when they quit working, your equipment is dead. That’s why it is so important for you to know the four key signs of an impending pump failure!


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The Hydraulic Pump Rebuild Process

by Jim Strong | Apr 30, 2020 |

Hydraulic Pumps, Charge Pump, Pump Rebuild

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Here at Texas Final Drive, we don't just rebuild final drive motors -- we rebuild pumps, too. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to discuss the rebuild process we follow for restoring hydraulic pumps to their original manufacturer specifications and performance.


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COVID-19 Update from Management

by Dr McCaslin | Apr 16, 2020 |

Shipping, Covid-19

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Here's a note from management  to you, our customers, about some changes related to COVID-19's impact on shipping. We want to keep you updated!


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Final Drives and Tigers

So what do tigers have to do with final drives? Well, read on to find out!


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Why You Should be Concerned about Hydraulic Contamination

How serious is hydraulic contamination? Can it really damage your machine? Can you risk ignoring it?


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Nachi Wheel Motors

by Jim Strong | Mar 09, 2020 |

Tracks, Track Drives, Nachi, Wheel motor, Nachi PHV

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Nachi is a well-known brand for many things, including its PHV wheel motors made especially for tracked machines like excavators, cranes, and trenchers.


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Bobcat Final Drive Basics

by Jim Strong | Feb 21, 2020 |

Bobcat Equipment, bobcat final drive, bobcat

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Bobcat is an extremely popular brand of compact equipment including SSLs, CTLs, and mini excavators. All of these machines need final drives to operate, so here are some of the basics about Bobcat final drive motors.


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Tragic Skid Steer Accident Involves Little Boy

When it comes to construction equipment, whether its a behemoth hydraulic shovel or a compact skid steer loader, safety is everything. And any kind of injury is distressing, and any death is heartbreaking -- but especially when it involves a little boy.

Are Final Drives, Hydraulic Motors, and Track Motors all the Same?

by Dr McCaslin | Jan 17, 2020 |

Travel Motor, Final drive motor, Swing Motor

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A lot of people use terms like final drive, travel motor, track drive, and hydraulic motor interchangeably ... but are they really the same?


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