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FIVE-SPEED TRANSMISSION

MODELS M-1 AND L-1 ONLY


Figure 1

"LO-LO" SPEED

Recommended for close cultivation and for use with weed cutter and saw in horizontal position. Miles per hour 1.25 to 1.85. To obtain "Lo-Lo" speed see Figure 1.

With pulley (1) mounted as shown (small pulley to the inside) raise plunger (2) and slide pulley (1) to the left until plunger drops in the outside spot on pulley shaft.

Move plunger lever (3) to extreme forward position. Mount drive belt in pulley grooves (4) and (5) for 'Lo-Lo" speed.
Locate plunger lever (3) in (3rd notch) from front of [ever quadrant.

NOTE: Check to see that groove (5) of pulley (1) lines up with groove (4) of engine pulley.

Adjust belt stops (A) and (B) to within 1/8-inch of the belt when belt is tight.


Figure 2

 

FIRST SPEED

Recommended for heavy work and for slow cultivating and use with sickle bar. Miles per hour -- 1.6 to 2.4. To obtain first speed see Figure 2.

With pulley (1) mounted as shown (small pulley to the outside) raise pulley plunger (2), Figure 1, and slide pulley (1) to the left until plunger drops into middle spot on pulley shaft.

Move lever (3) to extreme forward position -- Mount drive belt in pulley grooves (4 and 5) for first speed.

Locate lever plunger (3) in (2nd notch) from front of lever quadrant.

NOTE: Check to see that groove (5) of pulley (1) lines up with groove (4) of engine pulley.

Adjust belt stops (A) and (B) to within 1/8-inch of the drive belt when belt is tight.


Figure 3

 

SECOND SPEED

Recommended for average work and for lawn mowing. Miles per hour -- 1.98 to 2.92. To obtain second speed see figure 3.

With pulley (1) mounted as shown (small pulley to the outside) raise pulley plunger (2), figure 1, and slide pulley (1) to the right until plunger drops into the inside spot on pulley shaft.

Move lever (3) to extreme forward position -- Mount drive belt in pulley grooves (4 and 5) for second speed.

Locate lever plunger (3) in (1st notch) from front of lever quadrant.

NOTE: Check to see that groove {5) of pulley (1) lines up with groove (4) of engine pulley.

Adjust belt stops (A) and (B) to within 1/8-inch of the belt when belt is tight.


Figure 4

 

THIRD SPEED

Recommended for light loads and comparatively high speeds, especially when riding attachment is used. Miles per hour -- 2.42 to 3.62. To obtain third speed see figure 4.

With pulley (1) mounted as shown (small pulley to the outside) raise plunger (2), figure 1, and slide pulley (1) to the right until plunger drops into the inside spot on the pulley shaft.

Move lever (3) to extreme forward position m Mount drive belt in pulley grooves (4 and 5) for third speed.

Locate lever plunger (3) in (5th notch) from front of lever quadrant.

NOTE: Check to see that groove (5) of pulley (1) lines up with groove (4) of engine pulley.

Adjust belt stops (A) and (B) to within 1/8-inch of the belt when belt is tight.


Figure 5

 

FOURTH SPEED

Recommended for long transports and for long hauls when using dump cart. Miles per hour -- 2.96 to 4.45. To obtain fourth speed (high) see figure 5.

With pulley (1) mounted as shown (small pulley to the inside) raise plunger (2) and slide pulley (1) to the left until plunger drops into the middle spot on pulley shaft.

Move lever (3) to extreme forward position -- Mount drive belt in pulley grooves (4 and 5) for fourth speed.

Locate lever plunger (3) in (4th notch) from front of lever quadrant.

NOTE: Check to see that groove (5) of pulley (1) lines up with groove (4) of engine pulley.

Adjust belt stops (A) and (B) to within 1/8-inch of the belt when belt is tight.

[Source: Owner's Manual and Parts List, Simplicity Garden Tractors and Implements, date unknown, courtesy of Mark Waite & Joel Wicker]


 

 

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