King Kutter 999995 User Manual
ATTACHING TO TRACTOR continued....
Pull apart PTO shaft and attach outer section to tractor PTO output
shaft. NOTE: Be sure to pull on PTO shaft section to ensure yoke has
locked into place.
Place and hold inner PTO shaft section next to outer section and check
if PTO shaft is too long. Each section should end approximately 1- inch
short of reaching u-joint shield on the opposite section. If the shaft is
too long measure 1 inch back from each u-joint shield and mark the
other shaft section. (Measure 1 inch from arrow on FIG. C on page 18).
Be sure to do this for both PTO shaft halves. NOTE: Do not cut PTO
shaft sections at this time.
Raise rotary tiller and remove blocking. Raise and lower rotary tiller in
order to locate the longest distance between equipment input shaft and
the tractor PTO output shaft. With the rotary tiller in the longest distance
position shut down the tractor and SECURELY BLOCK THE ROTARY
TILLER IN POSITION.
As in step 5 hold PTO shaft sections together and check for a minimum
of 6 inches of overlap. If PTO shaft has been marked for cutting the
overlap is the distance measured between the two marks. If the PTO
shaft has less than a 6 inch overlap, DO NOT USE. Contact your autho-
rized King Kutter Dealer.
If the PTO shaft length is too long go to SIZING PTO SHAFT (pg. 18)
Apply any multipurpose grease to the outside of the male (inner) PTO
shaft section. Assemble PTO shaft and install on rotary tiller and trac-
Pull on tractor side of PTO shaft yoke to be sure it has locked in place.
Make certain PTO shaft shielding is in place and good working condi-
The PTO shaft shield is a non-rotating design and must be secured
prior to equipment use. Using the chain on each yoke shield attach to a
fixed object on the tractor and equipment ends that will not allow the
PTO shaft shield to rotate during operation.