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Can you use a double flange rear track idlers instead of the…

Can you use a...

Can you use a double flange rear track idlers instead of the original triple flange rear idlers on a 2011 289c

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

Cat0289ctjmp00761

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

I am & ordered the idlers they sent me double flange & I have original triple flange on machine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Equipment Mechanic to know before I connect you?

I called them and they said I can use single, double or triple flange on this machine

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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
2011 Cat 289C identification#
Cat0289ctjmp00761
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Any answer yet, it's a simple question ,it's either yes or no
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago

HI,

Thank you for the response.

Sorry for the delay,I was called out.

Yes, you can use the double.

Wayne

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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Can you tell me if the triple flanges are better the same or worse than double flange idlers, I was told that it's easier to throw a track off w/ double or single flange idlers and not recommended over the triple flanges .
Thank you
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago

Morning,

Yes, the triple are much better, less chance of the track coming off.

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you so much !
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago

HI,

You are very welcome.

Stay safe and healthy!!

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
You too, thanks again !
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 2 years ago

Welcome.............

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