Flow Control Valve Question. - Page 2
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13
  1. #11
    Senior Member JohnHill88's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    Gridley, IL
    Posts
    403
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked 108 Times in 70 Posts
    Hey guys, I know this is an older thread, but thought I'd chime in if that's ok. From my limited experience, it seems that having the PTO valve might make the TCV control a little more jumpy. Is this true? I have a 446 with Vanguard repower that was terribly jumpy and I frequently killed the engine when running in high range, even when I was doing my best to "ease" into it. I've also had an Onan powered 446 with no PTO, and it didn't seem jumpy at all. Not sure if the PTO valve made the difference or not. However, I was able to significantly reduce the jumpiness on my 446 Vanguard with PTO valve by removing the white plastic detent piece below the dash. That really smoothed it out a lot, and I rarely kill the engine anymore.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to JohnHill88 For This Useful Post:

    don40207020 (06-08-2016)

  3. # ADS
     

  4. #12
    Senior Member L.Fure's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Leslie, Wisconsin
    Posts
    726
    Thanks
    92
    Thanked 349 Times in 204 Posts
    Ok, I'm back on this subject again. I'm thinking about adding a flow control valve to my 444. I was wondering if anyone has used a generic version of FCV like the one in this link?
    http://www.surpluscenter.com/New-Arr...8993-50-16.axd

    One other thing is how did you "T" into the steel return line for the excess oil to flow back into the system? I think I saw a posting about this, but can't seem to find it.

  5. #13
    Tractor Whisper gator_rider2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Glennville, Georgia
    Posts
    3,007
    Thanks
    588
    Thanked 720 Times in 474 Posts
    That valve you want 0-16 gallons flow. Once using flow tractor top speed be same as goes down row slow turn time at ends.

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to gator_rider2 For This Useful Post:

    L.Fure (06-19-2017)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •