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    Posted: 09 Oct 2019 at 10:56am
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I recently acquired my first tractor. A 1949 Allis Chalmers B. The rear rim needs replacing due to rust. Any advice on how to remove the rim would be appreciated.
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Welcome to the Forum! If it is a standard B rim there should be four blocks bolted to the wheel center that holds the rim in place. Two or more more of these should have eccentric bolts that push the blocks out to tighten on the rim (these will have a cross on the head). Loosen the nuts on the backside and turn these bolts 180 degrees and they should loosen. The rim should then come off. Be careful if the tire is full of fluid. If it is a loop rim remove all four bolts and remove the rim. There may be shims between the blocks and the rim if they are somewhat worn. Feel free to ask any questions on here about anything you don't clearly understand.
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Thank you so much. It’s a work in progress so I’m sure you’ll hear from me again.
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Some Pics
The 2 white marked bolt are eccentric bolts, the other 2 are regular.
 
Clamp on left, Eccentric bolt on right.
 
 
Loop style rim uses regular bolts.
 
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Edited by chaskaduo - 09 Oct 2019 at 1:02pm
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I think its a loop rim but i’m not a 100 sure.
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I tried to upload a photo of it but no luck.
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gt,
 Welcome! keep working on the pictures thing. Lots of folks here can help with that too.
 Congrats on the Allis B! Great tractors!
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Ok another question. How do I check the transmission fluid?
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As Hubert said, be careful if the tires are full of fluid. The fluid adds a lot of weight & makes the tires difficult to handle. Don't get hurt.    
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The shop manual may help with various details:

http://geraldj.networkiowa.com/Trees/Allis-Chalmers-G-B-C-CA-Service.pdf

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Welcome to the forum
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Hey congrats on the B. Lots of good people here to help. Download the manual from Gerald J. If you have the eccentric bolts there is a special method of using them on the rim. Good luck.
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Transmission fill is on the left (clutch) side. It looks like a pipe plug and is mounted on an angle. It should be full of gear oil.

If you decide to drain it, there are three drain plugs; one under the PTO, one under the differential and one under the transmission. They are 3/8" square. A 3/8" ratchet works well.
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