search sponsored by:
Advanced Search

The Green Industry's Resource Center

Old 05-30-2009, 09:16 PM
Cheeks602 Cheeks602 is offline
LawnSite Member
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SD
Posts: 2
Adjusting Steering for a Dixon 308 Mower

We have a Dixon 308 Mower that runs like a champ, but I need some input as to how to adjust the steering. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2009, 10:22 PM
Restrorob's Avatar
Restrorob Restrorob is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Show'n my truck off !
Posts: 10,963
Check the rear tire pressure first, A low tire can affect tracking.

Steering adjustment can be done with the two rods that attach to the lower part of the joysticks. Raise and block the rear of the unit up, Loosen the two lock nuts on the rods. With the engine running about half throttle and joysticks in the neutral position turn the rods like a turnbuckle until both rear tires stop moving.

You may have to fine adjust for exact straight tracking once the unit is back on the ground then re-tighten the lock nuts.
Originally Posted by piston slapper View Post
You never learn anything until you admit you don't know it all...
Originally Posted by MannsLawnService View Post
some times the man in my mirror isn't so smart...
"Why go out preserved when you can go out beat up, worn out, sliding in sideways screaming, Holy Sh!t What A Ride" !!!
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:58 PM.

Page generated in 0.06066 seconds with 8 queries