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Finding the Right Final Drive for Your Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader

You've reached the point that the final drive on your skid steer loader or compact track loader just has to be replaced. So what do you need to know before you order one?


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Rexroth Final Drive Motors for Construction Equipment

by Jim Strong | Jun 04, 2021 |

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Bosch Rexroth is a well-known company that, among other things, provides power and hydraulic solutions. Many of these solutions are for mobile equipment used by construction, agriculture, forestry, and more. In this Shop Talk blog post, we're going to delve into the Rexroth hydraulic motors and planetary drives used on machines like mini excavators and skid steer loaders.


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Why Surface Condition Can Be Important for Final Drive Parts

by Dr McCaslin | Mar 21, 2021 |

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Surface damage such as  scratches or pitting on key parts inside your final drive may not seem like a big deal, but you'd be surprised at the impact they can have on your drive motor's performance.


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JCB 190T Final Drive Rebuild

Sometimes the most economical option is not to replace your final drive with a new or non-OEM drive but to rebuild your existing drive. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to talk about a recent JCB 190T final drive motor that we rebuilt here at the shop.


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Final Drive Solutions for Older Machines

You've got an older machine that the OEM doesn't support anymore and one of your final drive motors has gone out. What are your options? Find out!

 


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Danger of a Dry Starting a Hydraulic Motor

Did you know you can invalidate the warranty of your final drive motor if you make the mistake of dry starting it after you’ve just installed it? Read on to learn what a dry start it, how it can damage your motor, and how to keep it from happening to you.

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8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Hydraulic Motors

Even though it means less money for us, we want to encourage our readers and customers to make sure they take good care of their final drive motors. In this Shop Talk Blog post, our topic deals with the various reasons why you shouldn’t ignore your hydraulic final drive motors.


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#1 Cause of Final Drive Failure

Do you know what the number one cause of final drive failure is? It might not be what you think! In this Shop Talk Blog post, we’ll explore this topic and discuss how to keep it from happening to your final drive motors!


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5 Tips for Reassembling a Final Drive

We know that some people prefer to work on their own final drive hydraulic motors. In this Shop Talk Blog post, we provide 5 tips to help you when it comes time to reassemble your final drive, beginning with a clean work area!


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Are the Gears on My Final Drive Worn Out?

by Dr McCaslin | Aug 07, 2018 |

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You’ve taken the cover plate off your final drive, and now you're looking at the gears in the planetary hub. How do you know when to replace those gears? In this Shop Talk Blog post, that’s precisely what we are going to discuss: signs that your gears are wearing out.

 

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