Re: X748 3PH question..
For the price difference, if the Ruegg installs the same way, I'd go that route. Aren't the lift arms straight on the Ruegg setup? Never have understood why the Deere arms are bent so many times.
The lift arms are bent because the back of the optional Curtis Cab will limit how high the rockshaft bracket for the top link will rotate. Because of the custom cab may be wise to make sure that the back of the cab does not interfere with the full range of both OEM and Ruegg rockshaft. Your custom cab rear may sit further down than the Curtis Cab.
When I had my x749 with Curtis cab, the oem bent lift arms were missing, but the BM23882 3 point rockshaft was on the x749. I ordered the arms from Ruegg and the straight arms did not give the same amount of lift, so had to get a local welder to cut and weld the last 6 inches at a 60 degree bend to get suitable lift. Notice Ruegg x4, x5 ad on Ebay specifically states that his 3 point will not fit on tractor with cab.
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Last edited by pipsqueek; 05-12-2019 at 10:53 PM.