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  1. #1
    New Member
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    May 2010
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    Now live south of Mulberry Grove, Il. Still in Fayette County and on Hurricane Creek.
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    J.D. 644 endloader, Massey 55 loader, Case 486 forklift, J.D. 3010, J.D. 855

    Default Case-David Brown 1490

    Looking for a front axle or a fix to the one we have. It is a 1490 4wd and have had it to two different dealerships and about all we got was a bill. Use it to feed hay and after a few times it would be down again. Was wondering if any one might have cure or would it would be a problem to find a straight axle and put under it-do away with the 4 wd??????

  2. #2
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    Feb 2003
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    201
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    N. Ireland (UK)
    Tractor
    Iseki TE 4270

    Default Re: Case-David Brown 1490

    Look on the David Brown Tractor Club forum The David Brown Tractor Club
    There is someone there from the Netherlands not too long ago who took off a FWD axle and replaced with a straight axle.
    I think this also gave him the opportunity to change the final drive gearing for a very quick road tractor.

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