Why no pins and bushings available for 3031 Kubota front bucket?

Henro

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The is a reason they don't use bronze bushings at the factory.

Dan
You meant "There is a reason..." I assume. What would that reason be? Cost savings during manufacture?

Don't know. Just asking...

Edit: I obviously do not understand the original question, as I would assume pins would be available, even if bushings were not used to begin with.
 

howie b 75

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You meant "There is a reason..." I assume. What would that reason be? Cost savings during manufacture?

Don't know. Just asking...

Edit: I obviously do not understand the original question, as I would assume pins would be available, even if bushings were not used to begin with.
Pins I am sure are available in standard size and Factory did do them with non replaceable bushings to save money. I think I should have worded it different to see what fixes guys have come up with to retighten bucket
 

whitetiger

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Pins I am sure are available in standard size and Factory did do them with non replaceable bushings to save money. I think I should have worded it different to see what fixes guys have come up with to retighten bucket
What does the non-replaceable bushing on a 3031 look like? Could you post pictures?

What is the model number of your loader?
 

TheOldHokie

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You meant "There is a reason..." I assume. What would that reason be? Cost savings during manufacture?

Don't know. Just asking...

Edit: I obviously do not understand the original question, as I would assume pins would be available, even if bushings were not used to begin with.
I think the load bearing capacity of bronze is a little low for this application. Hardened steel would be a much better choice.

Dan