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Old 09-15-2013, 08:00 PM
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Sulky Wheel Replacement

Well found out today when i was looking over my mower and was going to do some maintenance that my sulky wheel lost it's seal, it's the single-wheel kind too. Anywhere you guys no of i can get a replacement wheel, i bought it used from a friend, and when i got it, nothing was wrong, well the seal broke so would it be cheaper to have it fixed or just buy a new wheel? the logo on it says "Mower Sulky"

I don't know the model number or anything on it
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:39 PM
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Can you past a picture?
Is it a Velke?
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:45 PM
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Not saying to buy from there, but if you go to ebay and in search, type "velke" . There are many parts listed. See which parts looks like what you need and you should be able to figure out what you have.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:57 PM
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On most single wheel sulkys the wheel bearing can be replaced, the complete wheel doesn't need to be repalced.
I just rebuilt a single wheel Verke.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:59 PM
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Check this link.

http://www.alamia.us/velke_parts_s/823.htm
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:15 PM
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All it is, is the wheel lost it's seal, it shouldn't be too hard to fix
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:24 PM
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All it is, is the wheel lost it's seal, it shouldn't be too hard to fix
Most single wheel sulkys don't have a seals. Never heard of a complaint of to much help
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Old 09-15-2013, 09:17 PM
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Might have to post a pic. Could be an aftermarket wheel or not rebuildable?
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:05 PM
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Just went out and took a pic, hope this is good enough for you, i took the wheel off earlier and i think i foumd a replacement but it didn't say it was for this sulky in particular, i put a little graphic too where i mean by the seal, it appears to have had some kind of sealant because it was gooey right where the tire connects to the rim
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:25 PM
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Just went out and took a pic, hope this is good enough for you, i took the wheel off earlier and i think i foumd a replacement but it didn't say it was for this sulky in particular, i put a little graphic too where i mean by the seal, it appears to have had some kind of sealant because it was gooey right where the tire connects to the rim
The gooey substance between the tire and rim may be fix a flat or some slime that was put in the tire to prevent or fix s leak. Where the arrow is pointed is the bead where the tire seats to. If that's what you mean by seal, it sounds like the tire and rim seperate a due to a flat and needs air.
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