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A-1 Miller's Performance Enterprises Catalog of Steering Parts, Steering Box Rebuild Service and Custom Steering Fabrication Services

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Prices are subject to change without notice. FYI - All aftermarket parts that is offered in this website are of very high quality and come with an unconditional guarantee. As a matter of fact, the aftermarket parts are just as good or better quality than most OEM Kohler parts.

Tie Rod Ends / Heim Joints / Draglink Steering Joints

Custom-Made Heavy Duty Steering Linkage / Draglink Assemblies

A-1 Miller's Professional Rebuild/Repair Service for ROSS Steering Box/Column Assemblies

Bearing Sets for ROSS and CCC Steering Boxes

"Easy Steer" Upgrade Kits

Weld-In Drop Steering Spindle Shafts (Lowers Front of Tractor)

Front Wheel Bushings and Bearings


Steel and Aluminum Front Wheels


Tie Rod Ends / Heim Joints / Draglink Steering Joints -
Heavy Duty Tie Rod End Steering Joints with incorporated protective rubber dust seal. Can be used on riding mowers, lawn and garden tractors, ordinary garden tractors, go-karts, King Midget micro cars, recreational vehicles, competition garden pulling tractors, small wheel mini-rod pulling tractors, compact tractors, automotive throttle linkages, automotive transmission shifter linkages, etc. Allows for up to 20º angle of misalignment without binding. Before initial installation, apply clean motor oil under dust seal to help extend life of ball joint.
  • 1/4-28 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 1/4-28 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $6.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $6.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. Most common direct replacement found on many makes and models of lawn and garden tractors. High quality aftermarket. Replaces Cub Cadet part #'s 923-3000 and 923-3018. $5.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. OEM Cub Cadet part # 923-3018. $14.55 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud with hole in stud for cotter pin. OEM Cub Cadet part # 923-3000. $17.50 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) left hand thread hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole x 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) left hand thread hole x 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.


Aircraft Quality Heim Steering Joints. Extremely Strong! Upgrade from OEM-type tie rod end joints for durability and use with heavier front end applications. Can be used on riding mowers, lawn and garden tractors, ordinary garden tractors, go-karts, King Midget micro cars, recreational vehicles, competition garden pulling tractors, mini-rod pulling tractors, compact tractors, automotive throttle linkages, automotive transmission shifter linkages, etc. Allows for up to 20º angle of misalignment without binding. NOTE: These do not come with the protective rubber dust/dirt seals/shields. (Listed below.)

  • 1/4" mounting hole x 1/4-28 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/16" mounting hole x 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/16" mounting hole x 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/16" mounting hole x 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) left hand thread stud. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8" mounting hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole. Direct replacement for most OEM-type tie rod end joints used on various lawn and garden equipment. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8" mounting hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) left hand thread hole. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8" mounting hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. Replaces Cub Cadet part #'s 923-3000 and 923-3018. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8" mounting hole x 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) left hand thread stud. $12.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2" mounting hole x 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread hole. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2" mounting hole x 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2" mounting hole x 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $15.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/8" mounting hole x 5/8-18 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $25.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/4" mounting hole x 3/4-16 UNF (fine thread) right hand thread stud. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

Protective Rubber Seals/Shields for Heim joints listed above. These are a cup-shaped neoprene rubber seal bonded to an aircraft quality flat washer. When installed, rubber edge fits snug against Heim joint body to prevent dust, dirt, debris and moisture from entering the spherical ball, which will cause it to wear. Apply clean motor oil on ball before installing seals for smoother operation and to extend life of Heim joint. Seals/shields for 1/4" Heim joint not available.

  • Fits 5/16" Size Heim Joints. $12.00 per pair (for one Heim joint), plus shipping & handling.
  • Fits 3/8" Size Heim Joints. $12.00 per pair (for one Heim joint), plus shipping & handling.
  • Fits 1/2" Size Heim Joints. $12.00 per pair (for one Heim joint), plus shipping & handling.
  • Fits 5/8" Size Heim Joints. $14.00 per pair (for one Heim joint), plus shipping & handling.
  • Fits 3/4" Size Heim Joints. $15.00 per pair (for one Heim joint), plus shipping & handling.
Steel Jam Nuts. These are approximately half the thickness/width of ordinary nuts. Use these to secure tie rod link to tie rod end joint or Heim joint to prevent loosening of steering link and maintain proper toe-end alignment.
  • 1/4-28 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $1.00 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/16-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $1.00 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/8-24 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $1.00 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
  • 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $1.00 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
  • 5/8-18 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $2.00 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
  • 3/4-16 UNF (fine thread) right hand threads. $2.50 per two nuts, plus shipping & handling.
A-1 Miller's Custom-Made Heavy Duty Steering Linkage Assemblies (Tie Rod or Drag Link) for your Garden Tractor, Go-Kart, Compact Tractor, Mini-Rod, etc. NOTE: When ordering, please specify model of Cub Cadet garden tractor, or exact length of linkage from center of mounting studs (tie rods) or center of mounting bolts (Heim joints), and size of tie rods or ball joints. [Top of Page]

  • Tie Rod Linkage / Draglink Assembly w/3/8" Right Hand Thread Tie Rod Ends. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage / Draglink Assembly w/1/2" Right Hand Thread Tie Rod Ends. $50.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage / Draglink Assembly w/3/8" Right Hand Thread Ball Joint Ends (Heim Joints) without Rubber Dust/Dirt Seals. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage / Draglink Assembly w/3/8" Right Hand Thread Ball Joint Ends (Heim Joints) with Rubber Dust/Dirt Seals. $54.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage / Draglink Assembly w/3/4" Right Hand Thread Ball Joint Ends (Heim Joints) with Rubber Dust/Dirt Seals and Heavy Wall Steel Tubing. Replace weak and/or broken OEM tie rod linkage assembly on 4X4 compact tractors with a heavy duty steering linkage assembly. $200.00± each, plus shipping & handling.

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A-1 Miller's Professional Repair Service - Professionally Weld Crack in ROSS (Cub Cadet, John Deere, etc.) Steering Box to Retain Original Strength and Integrity.
  • With steering box completely disassembled and all internal parts removed by customer. $35.00 labor and welding, plus return shipping & handling.
  • With fully assembled steering box. $55.00 labor and welding, plus return shipping & handling.
A-1 Miller's Professional Rebuild/Repair Service for ROSS Steering Box/Column Assemblies for IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor, IH- and MTD-built Cub Cadet, Ford LGT, Jacobsen, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, MTD Farm King, Snapper, Wheel Horse and various other makes and models of garden tractors with the CCC or ROSS aluminum housing manual steering box. Services include: Completely disassemble steering box assembly, clean and inspect all parts for wear, repair or replace any part that's worn, reassemble, lubricate, then make necessary adjustments until steering works smoothly so it'll provide many more years of trouble-free service. $50.00± labor + extra charge for replacement parts, plus return shipping & handling. IMPORTANT: Lubricate these parts with an automotive grease gun once a year for smoother steering and preventive maintenance. Because grease cost a lot less than any mechanical part(s)!
  • Replace damaged OEM steering column with a new shiny and attractive heavy gauge galvanized steel tubing, which looks nice, especially on the NQS Half Pint competition garden pulling tractor with an exposed steering column. $35.00 extra. An original and innovative concept by Brian Miller.

FOR SALE: Professionally Rebuilt IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and Cub Lo-Boy ROSS Steering Box/Column Assembly. NOTE: If we don't have a rebuilt steering assembly that matches yours in stock, we'll rebuild yours instead, and charge you for the parts and labor it takes to rebuild it, plus return shipping & handling. IMPORTANT: Lubricate these parts with an automotive grease gun once a year for smoother steering and preventive maintenance. Because grease cost a lot less than any mechanical part(s)!

  • $200.00 each with rebuildable core trade-in, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
  • $250.00 each outright, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)

FOR SALE: Professionally Rebuilt IH Cub Cadet ROSS Steering Box/Column Assemblies. NOTE: If we don't have a rebuilt steering assembly that matches yours in stock, we'll rebuild yours instead, and charge you for the parts and labor it takes to rebuild it, plus return shipping & handling. IMPORTANT: Lubricate these parts with an automotive grease gun once a year for smoother steering and preventive maintenance. Because grease cost a lot less than any mechanical part(s)!

  • Models with the flat steering wheel is 28"± overall length when measured from end of threads on steering shaft to bottom of steering box.
    • $250.00 each with rebuildable core trade-in, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
    • $300.00 each outright, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
  • Models with the dished steering wheel is 25"± overall length when measured from end of threads on steering shaft to bottom of steering box. NOTE: If we don't have a rebuilt steering assembly that matches yours in stock, we'll rebuild yours instead, and charge you for the parts and labor it takes to rebuild it, plus return shipping & handling.
    • $250.00 each with rebuildable core trade-in, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
    • $300.00 each outright, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
Bearing Sets for ROSS and CCC Steering Boxes. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor garden tractor, and Cub Cadet garden tractor models 70, 71, 72, 73, 86, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 982, 984, 986, 1912, 1914, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1572, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1772, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1872, 2072, including Cub Lo Boy models 154, 184 and 185; Ford LGT; Jacobsen; John Deere models 60, 70, 100, 110, 112, 120, 140, 200, 208, 210, 212, 214, 216, 300, 312, 314, 316, 317 and 400; Massey Ferguson / Harris MF models 14, 16, 1200, 1450, 1650, 1655 and 1855; MTD Farm King; Snapper; Wheel Horse; and various other makes and models of garden tractors with the ROSS or CCC aluminum housing steering box. [Top of Page]
  • OEM-Type Half Steering Box Bearing Set. High quality aftermarket. Includes 8 balls, 1 nylon cage/spacer (to retain and separate balls) and 1 hardened steel cup/race. Replaces Cub Cadet part #'s 903-1029 (cup/race) and 941-3021 (balls/nylon cage/spacer). $13.00 per half set, plus shipping & handling.
  • OEM-Type Complete Steering Box Bearing Set. High quality aftermarket. Includes 16 balls, 2 nylon cages/spacers (to retain and separate balls) and 2 hardened steel cups/races. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part # IH-71930-C91 and John Deere part # AM31924 ($69.00 as of 1/25/21). $25.00 per full set, plus shipping & handling.
Adjustment Plug for ROSS Steering Box. Fits all models of IH- and MTD-built (CCC) Cub Cadet; Cub Lo-Boy models 154, 184 and 185; Ford LGT; Jacobsen; John Deere models 60, 70, 100, 110, 112, 120, 140, 200, 208, 210, 212, 214, 216, 300, 312, 314, 316, 317 and 400; Massey Ferguson / Harris MF models 14, 16, 1200, 1450, 1650, 1655 and 1855; MTD Farm King; Snapper; Wheel Horse; and various other makes and models of garden tractors with the CCC or ROSS aluminum housing steering box. Dimensions: 1.734" outside of threads diameter. Used and in good condition. Discontinued Cub Cadet part # IH-394288-R1. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
Foam Rubber Dust/Grease Seal. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor Garden Tractor Steering Box. Replace or install this part when old one is deteriorated, torn or missing to prevent dust and dirt from entering inside steering box. May also fit various other early makes and models of garden tractors. Will not fit later models of Cub Cadet garden tractors, Ford LGT, Jacobsen, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, MTD Farm King, Snapper, Wheel Horse or IH Cub Lo-Boy. If the opening in your steering box match this part, then it will fit.
  • Discontinued from Cub Cadet. Part of OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-376478-R91. $20.00± each, depending on source and availability, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
Foam Rubber Dust/Grease Seal. Fits older ROSS and newer CCC aluminum housing steering boxes in Cub Cadet garden tractor models 70, 71, 72, 73, 86, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1340, 1440, 1450, 1512, 1535, 1541, 1604, 1606, 1641, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1860, 1861, 1863 and 1864. Also fits Ford LGT, Jacobsen, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, MTD Farm King, Snapper, Wheel Horse and various other early makes and models of garden tractors. Will not fit Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor or IH Cub Lo-Boy. This part replaces the seal in metal thrust plates/retainers IH-394936-R91 and 703-1031 (listed below). Replaces John Deere part # M41917.
  • OEM Cub Cadet part # 923-3039. $8.40 each, plus shipping & handling.
Metal Thrust Plate / Retainer. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" Garden Tractor Steering Box. May also fit various other early makes and models of early garden tractors. Will not fit later models of Cub Cadet garden tractors, Ford LGT, Jacobsen, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, MTD Farm King, Snapper, Wheel Horse or IH Cub Lo-Boy. If the opening in your steering box match this part, then it will fit. Discontinued from Cub Cadet. Part of OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-376478-R91.
  • Used and in excellent condition. $20.00± each, depending on source and availability, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
Metal Thrust Plate/Retainer. Fits early ROSS aluminum housing steering box in Cub Cadet garden tractor models 70, 71, 72, 73, 86, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711 and 1712. Also fits Ford LGT; Jacobsen; John Deere models 110, 112, 120, 140, 300 and 316; Massey Ferguson; MTD Farm King; Snapper; Wheel Horse and various other later makes and models of garden tractors with the ROSS steering box. Will not fit Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor or IH Cub Lo-Boy.
  • Used and in excellent condition. Discontinued from Cub Cadet. OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-394936-R91. $20.00± each, depending on source and availability, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
  • New. NOTE - Inside dimensions of the OEM retainer in IH Cub Cadets (NLA) measures 1.144" width x 1-3/4" length. Inside dimensions of the John Deere retainer measures 1.444" width x 1.825" length. If the opening in your steering box match these dimensions, then this part will fit. But if the opening is smaller than 1.444" x 1.825", it will need to be ground out slightly larger for this part to fit. (Sometimes one must improvise when certain parts are obsolete.) OEM John Deere part # M45569. $10.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
Metal Thrust Plate Retainer. Fits newer CCC (ROSS) aluminum housing steering box in Cub Cadet garden tractor models 1050, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1340, 1440, 1535, 1541, 1641, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1860, 1861, 1863 and 1864. May fit various other makes and models of garden tractors with the ROSS steering box. Will not fit Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor or IH Cub Lo-Boy.
  • Discontinued OEM Cub Cadet part # 703-1031. $10.00± each, depending on source and availability, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
1/2" Diameter Cam Followers (Steering Pins). Replace worn cam follower for more secure steering. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and IH Cub Cadet models 70, 71, 72, 73, 86, 100, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 582 Special, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1961, 1962 and 1963. Made in the USA of extremely hardened high grade, heat-treated steel for long wear. Not machined grade 8 bolt material. Does not include jam nut.
  • High quality aftermarket/universal fit cam follower. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part #'s IH-62806-C2 and IH-379992-R1. $22.00 each, plus shipping & handling.


9/16" Diameter Cam Follower (Adjustable Steering Pin). Replace worn cam follower for more secure steering. Fits IH- and MTD-built Cub Cadet models 982, 984, 986, 1050, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1340, 1440, 1535, 1541, 1641, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1912 and 1914. Does not include jam nut.

  • High quality aftermarket/universal fit cam follower. Made in the USA of extremely hardened high grade heat-treated steel for long wear. Not machined grade 8 bolt material. $24.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • OEM Cub Cadet Cam Follower, part # 911-3149A. $42.70 each, plus shipping & handling.
"Easy Steer" Upgrade Kits. Provides easier steering with slightly less effort, especially with a front end loader bucket. Fits all IH- and certain MTD-built Cub Cadet, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, Ford LGT, Jacobsen, MTD Farm King, Wheel Horse and various other makes and models of garden tractors with the CCC or ROSS aluminum housing steering box, except Cub Lo-Boy. Each kit listed below includes new high quality pre-lubricated sealed thrust ball bearing and nylon-insert lock nut. Replaces double OEM jam nuts and thrust washer on 5/8" or 3/4" diameter pitman arm stud. Install bearing with shielding (wording on bearing) against steering box, and tighten nut to remove looseness, then back off nut until pitman arm rotates freely without binding. NOTE: The Easy Steer Upgrade Kit will NOT work on the steering box with the pivot shaft bolt NOT welded to the steering arm in MTD-built Cub Cadet models 782, 784, 786, 1340, 1440, 1535, 1541, 1810, 1811, 1861, 1863, 1912 and 1914 because the protruding threads are too short. [Top of Page]
  • "Easy Steer" Upgrade Kit for steering boxes with a 5/8" diameter pitman arm stud. $12.00 per kit, plus shipping & handling.
  • "Easy Steer" Upgrade Kit for steering boxes with a 3/4" diameter pitman arm stud. $27.00 per kit, plus shipping & handling.
Teflon Thrust Washers for Steering Knuckles and Front Axle. Installs where steering knuckles makes contact with underneath of axle (load-bearing and friction area), and is centered by the steel bushings/spacers (listed below). Provides easier steering with less effort, especially with a snow plow or front end loader bucket. Fits Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and Cub Cadet garden tractor models 70, 71, 72, 73, 86, 100, 102, 104, 108, 109, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 582 Special, 680, 682, 782, 800, 882, 982, 984, 986, 1000, 1050, 1202, 1204, 1210, 1250, 1450, 1650, 1282, 1340, 1440, 1450, 1512, 1535, 1541, 1572, 1604, 1606, 1641, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1772, 1782, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1872, 1882, 1912, 1914, 2072, 2082, 2086, 2165, 2182 and 2284, and various other makes and models of garden tractors with 3/4", 7/8" or 1" diameter front horizontal spindle shafts. These washers are made of very tough, long wearing and slippery polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), and not ordinary nylon or plastic. Reduces steering effort about 85% and eliminates metal to metal friction, which can result in hard steering and wear to axle and steering knuckle (even when lubricated once a year). Use automotive chassis lubricating grease when installing. Go here for more information: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE): Complete Guide.
  • For Tractors with 3/4" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts or 3/4" O.D. Spindle Sleeves (with 1/2" bolts). Dimensions: 3/4" I.D. x 1-1/2" O.D. x 1/16"± thick. $12.00 for two washers, plus shipping & handling.
  • For Tractors with 7/8" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 7/8" I.D. x 1-1/2" O.D. x 1/16"± thick. $19.00 for two washers, plus shipping & handling.
  • For Tractors with 1" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 1" I.D. x 2-1/2" O.D. x 1/16"± thick. $36.00 for two washers, plus shipping & handling.
Steering Knuckle Spacers (Steel Bushings/Sleeves). Replace worn spacers for dilapidated front tires, and for easier steering. Fits front axle in Cub Cadet garden tractor models 86, 108, 109, 128, 129, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1450, 1512, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1806, 1810, 1811 and 1812. When ordering, please specify if you need the 3" or 4" length spacer. IMPORTANT: Lubricate these parts with an automotive grease gun once a year for smoother steering and preventive maintenance. Because grease cost a lot less than any mechanical part(s)!
  • 3" length x 1/2" I.D. x 3/4" O.D. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part # IH-544215-R1. $10.00 for two spacers, plus shipping & handling.
  • 4" length x 1/2" I.D. x 3/4" O.D. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part # 950-3002. $12.00 for two spacers, plus shipping & handling.
Bronze Front Axle Bushings for Garden Tractors with 3/4" or 1" Diameter Horizontal Spindle Shafts. When replacing existing OEM bushings, accurately measure the O.D. x O.D. x length for replacements of same size. Or use these to replace existing worn bushings or repair worn (oblong) axle spindle holes when no bushings are originally installed (when the spindles make metal to metal contact with the cast iron axle). If no bushings were originally installed in the axle, then spindle holes must be professionally precision-aligned bored (machined) to accept bushings. Other sizes of bushings are available. Please let A-1 Miller's know what you need and I can probably get it for you at a reasonable price. IMPORTANT: If no Zerk grease fittings are installed in the axle to lubricate the spindle shafts for easier steering and longevity of the bushings, it'll be a good idea to install these, too. Lubricate these parts with an automotive grease gun once a year for smoother steering and preventive maintenance. Because grease cost a lot less than any mechanical part(s)!
  • Axle Bushings for 3/4" Horizontal Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1" O.D. x 1" Length. Can be used to replace OEM sleeve bushings in certain Cub Cadet garden tractor models 86, 108, 109, 128, 129, 149, 169, 482, 580, 582, 680, 682, 782, 782D, 784, 800, 882, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1450, 1512, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1806, 1810, 1811 and 1812. Replaces Cub Cadet part # 950-3002. $18.00/set of 4 bushings, plus shipping & handling.
  • Axle Bushings for 1" Horizontal Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 1" O.D. x 1.125" O.D. x 1" Length. Can be used to replace OEM axle bushings in certain Cub Cadet garden tractor models 982, 984, 986, 1572, 1772, 1782, 1872, 1882, 1912, 1914, 2072, 2082, 2084, 2086, 2182 and 2284. Discontinued from Cub Cadet. Replaces Cub Cadet part #'s 741-3005, 941-3005. $18.00/set of 4 bushings, plus shipping & handling.
Do-It-Yourself Weld-In Drop Vertical Spindle Shafts. Make the front of your Cub Cadet competition garden pulling tractor as low as it will go for better weight distribution and more traction when pulling down the track! Lowers front end approximately 2-3/8" on wide and spread frame Cub Cadet models 86, 108, 109, 128, 129, 149, 169, 582, 582 Special, 680, 682, 782, 800, 882, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1535 or 1650. Can also be used to construct custom-made front axles, such as for a mini-rod pulling tractor. Standard length of installed [Cub Cadet] spindle shafts is 3-1/8" for wheels with a 3" width center hub, but these are available in any other length to accommodate the width of the center hub in your front wheels. To install, cut off original spindle shafts flush with steering knuckles, and depending on diameter of shafts, drill a 3/4" or 1" hole in knuckles approximately 2-3/8" higher/upward from original shaft location. For front tires to set perpendicular (exact 90° angle) with the ground, replacement shafts will need to be positioned perpendicular with each knuckle, then securely weld shaft to backside of knuckle for non-interference with spacing of wheel/rim. An ingenious and innovative concept by Brian Miller. Please accept no advertised copycat products of this kind. (But I do appreciate them acknowledging my ingenuity and intelligence.) [Top of Page]
  • 3/4" diameter spindle shaft with 3/8-16 UNC x 1" depth threaded hole in end of shaft for 3/8" bolt and large flat washer. $34.00 per set of two (1 pair), plus shipping & handling.
  • 1" diameter spindle shaft 3/8-16 UNC x 1" depth threaded hole in end of shaft for 3/8" bolt and large flat washer. $45.00 per set of two (1 pair), plus shipping & handling.

Retaining Bolts and Flat Washers for Front Wheels. Includes two 3/8-16 UNC x 3/4" length grade 8 bolts and two approximately 1/8" thickness x 1-1/2" O.D. flat washers. IMPORTANT: To prevent bolts from loosening, torque each bolt to 360 in. lb. or 30 ft. lb. $5.00 per set of two each, plus shipping & handling.


A-1 Miller's Modification Service - Make the front of your Cub Cadet competition garden pulling tractor as low as it will go for better weight distribution and more traction when pulling down the track! This service includes installation of weld-in drop vertical spindle shafts in YOUR steering knuckles to lower the front end approximately 2-3/8" for wide or spread frame Cub Cadet models 86, 108, 109, 128, 129, 149, 169, 582, 582 Special, 680, 682, 782, 800, 882, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1535 or 1650. An ingenious and innovative concept by Brian Miller. because nobody else advertise this type of service.

  • Install 3/4" spindle shafts with 3/8-16 UNC x 1" depth threaded hole in end of shaft (for 3/8" retaining bolt and flat washer; not included, see below) in your steering knuckles. $85.00 for parts and labor, plus return shipping & handling.
  • Install two 1" spindle shafts with 3/8-16 UNC x 1" depth threaded hole in end of shaft (for 3/8" retaining bolt and flat washer; not included, see below) in your steering knuckles. $95.00 for parts and labor, plus return shipping & handling.
Felt Sealing Washer for Upper Steering Shaft. Prevents wear to upper bushing due to contamination of dust and dirt. Not required with sealed bearing listed below. Fits all models of IH- and MTD-built Cub Cadet garden tractors and other makes and models of garden tractors with a 3/4" steering shaft. Made of interwoven wool. Dimensions: 3/4" I.D. x 1-1/4" O.D. x 1/4" thick.
  • High quality aftermarket. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part #'s 723-3001, 723-3040, IH 405304 R1. $3.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
Flanged Plastic Bushing for Upper Steering Shaft. Replace worn OEM plastic bushing for smoother steering and less wear to lower bearings in steering box. Fits upper steering column tube/shaft in IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and certain Cub Cadet garden tractor models 72, 73, 86, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 582, 680, 782, 800, 982, 984, 986, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1450 and 1650, and various other later makes and models of garden tractors without bushing retainer at top of steering column tube. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-13/32" O.D. x 9/16" width x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. OEM Cub Cadet 941-3023. $7.75 each, plus shipping & handling..


Flanged Oil-Impregnated Bronze Bushing for Upper Steering Shaft. Replace worn OEM plastic bushing for smoother steering and less wear to lower bearings in steering box. Fits upper steering column tube/shaft with a bushing retainer (metal adapter/reducer) originally installed in IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and Cub Cadet garden tractor models 70, 71, 100, 102, 122 and 123, and various other early makes and models of garden tractors. OEM bushing and retainer can be replaced with flanged bushing and bearing listed below. Oil impregnated means the hardened metal is porous to absorb oil and grease so it will last longer. Also, the oil acts as a cushion between the bushing and shaft, adding resistance to wear. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1.003" O.D. x 3/4" height x 1-1/4" O.D. flange. No longer available from Cub Cadet. Replaces Cub Cadet part # IH-866105-R1. $2.00 each, plus shipping & handling.


Flanged Oil-Impregnated Metal Graphite Bushing for Upper Steering Column/Shaft. Replace worn OEM plastic bushing for smoother steering and less wear to lower bearings in steering box. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and certain Cub Cadet garden tractor models 72, 73, 86, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 582, 680, 782, 800, 982, 984, 986, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1450 and 1650, and various other later makes and models of garden tractors without bushing retainer (see above). NOTE: Top of steering column must be swaged (crimped inward to reduce diameter) with large pliers so bushing will fit snug inside tube. Oil impregnated means the hardened metal is porous to absorb oil and grease so it will last longer. Also, the oil acts as a cushion between the bushing and shaft, adding resistance to wear. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" width x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. Replaces Cub Cadet 941-3023. $3.50 each, plus shipping & handling.


Flanged Sealed Ball Bearing for Upper Steering Column/Shaft. Replace worn OEM plastic bushing for smoother steering and less wear to lower bearings in steering box. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original" garden tractor and certain Cub Cadet garden tractor models 72, 73, 86, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 147, 149, 169, 582, 680, 782, 800, 982, 984, 986, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1450 and 1650, and various other later makes and models of garden tractors without bushing retainer (see above). Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" width x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. NOTE: Top of steering column must be swaged (crimped inward to reduce diameter) with large pliers so bearing will fit snug inside tube. These have hardened, heated-treated steel races and balls, sealed on both sides and pre-packed with grease for longer wear. These are NOT the low quality flanged bearing that's available at most hardware stores. Replaces Cub Cadet 941-3023. $8.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

Stainless Steel Flat Washer. Necessary to evenly distribute pressure from either steering wheel retaining nuts listed below. 5/8" I.D. $1.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

Zinc-Plated Steel Nylon Insert Steering Wheel Retaining Jam Locknut. Will not loosen under normal circumstances. Fits all Cub Cadet garden tractors and other makes and models of garden tractors with 5/8-18 UNF (fine thread) threads on steering shaft. IMPORTANT - For easier installation of nut (and easier removal of steering wheel), use a 5/8-18 UNF threading die (and handle/wrench) to clean/straighten damaged threads on shaft, apply anti-seize compound/lubricant on threads (including splines inside steering wheel and on shaft), then torque nut to 65 ft. lb. High quality aftermarket. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part # 912-3021. $3.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

Zinc-Plated Steel Acorn/Crown/Dome Steering Wheel Retaining Nut. When appearance matters. Fits all Cub Cadet garden tractors and other makes and models of garden tractors with 5/8-18 UNF (fine thread) threads on steering shaft. IMPORTANT - For easier installation of nut (and easier removal of steering wheel), use a 5/8-18 UNF threading die (and handle/wrench) to clean/straighten damaged threads on shaft, apply anti-seize compound/lubricant on threads (including splines inside steering wheel and on shaft), then torque nut to 65 ft. lb. High quality aftermarket. Replaces discontinued Cub Cadet part # IH-131506. $10.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

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To place an order and/or for FREE professional and honest technical customer service assistance and support, please contact: A-1 Miller's Performance Enterprises | 1501 W. Old Plank Rd. | Columbia, MO (Missouri) 65203-9136 USA | Phone: 1-573-256-0313 (shop) | 1-573-881-7229 (cell; text or when leaving a voice message, please speak slowly and clearly). Call in your order or email us a list parts you need. Payment Options. Please call Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm, Central time zone, except holidays. If no answer, please try again later. (When speaking with Brian on the phone, please be patient and understanding because I stutter.) E-mail: pullingtractor@aol.com.

A-1 Miller's shop is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm, Central time zone, with an appointment on weekends, except holidays. If you're the kind of person who don't trust delivery/shipping companies (mis)handling your high-dollar and fragile merchandise, you can make the long drive to A-1 Miller's shop to personally purchase parts, or drop off and/or pick up your carburetor, clutch assembly, engine parts, entire engine, transmission, transaxle, entire garden tractor, etc. for repairing and/or rebuilding. Please call, text or email me before coming so I'll be at my shop waiting for your arrival. When you visit our shop, you will be dealing directly with the owner for the best customer service. Directions to our shop | 1501 West Old Plank Road, Columbia, MO - Google Maps or Map of 1501 West Old Plank Road, Columbia, MO by MapQuest. "The road to a [trusted] friend's house (or shop) is never long." Don't sacrifice quality workmanship for distance. [Return To Previous Paragraph, Section or Website]

By the way - As business is booming, we're going to relocate our business later this year at 12091 N. Rt. B, Hallsville, MO 65255 with a bigger, better, fully insulated, heated and air-conditioned building/shop (shouse) so we can provide many more high quality parts and professional services, and hire more help to have our customer's parts orders fulfilled sooner, parts repairs and engine rebuilds performed promptly without delay. We will also provide pick up and delivery service and perform professional repairs for various small engines and lawn & garden equipment! Photos during construction of our new building/shop are posted here!

Payment Options, and We Ship to Canada and Worldwide
Item(s) in a package or cushioned envelope weighing less than 1 lb. is sent by US Postal Service Airmail Letter Post for a 4-7 days delivery. Packaged item(s) weighing over 1 lb. and up to 66 lb. is sent by US Postal Service Airmail Parcel Post for a 4-10 days delivery. I cannot use the US Postal Services' Flat Rate Priority Mail envelopes and boxes to ship outside U.S. territories. Item(s) weighing over 67 lbs. or more is sent by FedEx Ground or equivalent services. We try to keep our shipping cost to customers within reason. Therefore, we don't ship our products in a fancy-looking package with our company name and/or logo on it because most customers will just toss it in the trash after they remove the contents. And being there is no USPS tracking number outside the US, all I can do is make sure I write your address correctly on the customs form and on your package.

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