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Installing Handler Brackets; Installing Shoulder Bolts - Craftsman 486.24839 Owner's Manual

40"- 2 stage snow thrower tractor attachment
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INSTALLING
HANGER
BRACKETS
For better clearance, lower the tractor's suspension
arms using the attachment
lift lever.
On Tractors With Foot Rest Brackets
(Figure 7)
Remove the bolt and nut that fasten the L.H. and
R.H. foot rest brackets to the frame. See figure 7.
Attach the L,H. Hanger Bracket (marked "L') to the
inside of the tractor frame using two 3/8" x 1"
carriage bolts, 3/8" lock washers and 3/8" hex lock
nuts. The bolt heads go on the inside of the tractor
frame. Repeat for the R.H, side. See figure 7.
3/8" LOCK
BOLT REMOVED
WASHER
/
. FROM THIS HOLE
/
--_.,_
3/8" HEX
!
3/8" x 1"
CARRIAGE
ROlL T
FIGURE 7
t
SUSPENSION
ARM
L.H. HANGER
_
BRACKET
LEFT SIDE VIEW
On Tractors Without
Foot Rest Brackets
(Figure 8)
Find the empty hole beneath the foot rest, Attach
the LH. Hanger Bracket (marked "L") to the inside
of the frame using a 3/8" x 1" carriage bolt (head to
inside), a 3/8" lock washer and a 3/8" hex lock nut.
See figure 8. Repeat for the R,H. side.
3/8" LOC_
WASHER
_3/8
HEX
LOCK NUT
I
SUSPENSION
ARM
3/8"x1"
L.H. HANGER
_
CARRIAGE
BRACKET
"_
BOLT
FIGURE 8
LEFT SIDE VIEW
INSTALLING
SHOULDER BOLTS
All Tractors
Remove the bolt, washer and nut which fasten the
sway bar bracket to the L.H. side of the tractor
frame. Replace with a shoulder bolt and a 3/8" hex
lock nut as shown in figure 9.
SHOULDER BOLT
I
\
BOLTREMOVED
FROM THIS HOLE
3/8"HEX
_.
\
L_CKNUT
SWAY BAR
BRACKET
FIGURE 9
LEFT SIDE VIEW
Assemble
a shoulder bolt and 3/8" hex lock nut to
the R.H. side of the tractor frame, using the first
empty hole to the rear of the R.H. hanger bracket.
See figure 10.
Replace the engine pulley keeper on your tractor
with the new pulley keeper supplied with the snow
blower. Attach the keeper to the frame using the
original bolt, washer and nut. See figure 10.
NOTE: Some tractors may already be equipped
with an identical pulley keeper.
ORIGINAL BOLT,
NUT AND WASHER
FIGURE 10
RIGHT SIDE VIEW

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