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Offline Jim_Rogers

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Bobcat repair story
« on: November 10, 2021, 12:59:47 PM »
Before I moved south, I was having trouble with my M-610 Bobcat. It wouldn't steer correctly.
My friend from the next town over told me it has clutches that could be adjusted.
Once the Bobcat was in NC, I drove it down the dead-end street to my neighbor's garage.
He and his helper man helped me repair a leaking lift piston.
And I was going to fix my steering system there in his garage.
But I had to get back north and finish cleaning out my shop/office.

Now, that I'm done cleaning out the the building, and being down south full time now, I figured it was time to repair the Bobcat

Luckily I found some Youtube videos showing how he fixed a M-610 and where he got the parts and the service manual.

I bought my parts from the same place he go his, and I got the service manual as well.

So, I started the repairs.

I took step by step photos, and wrote a story about how I did it.
I converted the story to a pdf file so I could send it back to my friend up north who gave me a lot of advice.

If you want you can read the story. See attached file.

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Re: Bobcat repair story
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2021, 02:05:27 PM »
I wouldnt choose it over hydrostatic but the friction clutch steer system in those is pretty brilliant.  Id have never dreamed it up, but its simplicity bites you in the nose once you see whats inside. 
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