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A-1 Miller's Catalog of Steering Parts, Chassis Parts, Tires/Wheels and Machine Shop Services

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If you would like to purchase any of the parts or services listed in this website, and/or for FREE professional and honest technical 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). Please call Monday-Friday, except holidays, 9am to 5pm, Central time zone. If no answer, please try again later. (When speaking with Brian, please be patient because I stutter.) E-mail: pullingtractor@aol.com. When you call, text, email or visit our shop, you will be dealing directly with the owner for the best customer service. A-1 Miller's shop is open to the public from 9am to 5pm, including weekends, except holidays. Please call before coming so I'll be here waiting for your arrival. 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. 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 drop off and/or pick up your carburetor, clutch assembly, engine parts, entire engine, transaxle, transmission, entire garden tractor, etc. for rebuilding and/or repairing, or to purchase parts. "The road to a friend's house (or shop) is never long." (We're planning to relocate our business to other property with a bigger and better shop so we can hire more help and provide many more high quality parts and professional services.)


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Heavy Duty Tie Rod End Steering Joints with incorporated rubber dust seal. Most common direct OEM replacements found on many makes and models of lawn and garden tractors. Can be used on riding mowers, lawn and garden tractors, garden pulling tractors, compact tractors, mini-rods, recreational vehicles, automotive throttle linkages, automotive transmission shifter linkages, etc. Allows for 20º angle of misalignment without binding. Before initial installation, apply 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. High quality aftermarket. $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. $13.45 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 listed above for use with heavier front end applications. Direct replacement for most OEM-type tie rod end joints on various lawn and garden equipment. Can be used on riding mowers, lawn and garden tractors, garden pulling tractors, mini-rod pulling tractors, go-karts, lightweight recreational vehicles, automotive throttle linkage, automotive transmission shifter linkage, etc. Allows for 20º angle of misalignment without binding. NOTE: These do not come with the protective rubber dust/dirt seals/shields. (Below Ê)

  • 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. $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. $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 above È. These are a cup-shaped neoprene rubber seal bonded to an aircraft quality flat washer. 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 motor oil on ball before installing seals to help it operate smoother and extend life of Heim joint. Seals for 1/4" Heim joints 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.

Other sizes and styles of tie rod/ball joint ends and Heim joints are also available. Please contact A-1 Miller's if you're interested in any of these parts or services.

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, 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.

  • Tie Rod Linkage Assembly w/3/8" Right Hand Thread Tie Rod Ends. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage Assembly w/1/2" Right Hand Thread Tie Rod Ends. $50.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Tie Rod Linkage 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 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 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 Rebuild/Repair Service for ROSS Steering Box/Column Assemblies for IH Cub Cadet "Original", 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.
  • Replace damaged OEM steering column with a new shiny and attractive heavy gauge galvanized steel tubing. Galvanized steel tubing looks nice, especially on an NQS Half Pint garden pulling tractor with an exposed steering column. $35.00 extra. An original and innovative concept by Brian Miller.
  • Purchase the heavy gauge galvanized steel tubing alone. Customer installs this part. When ordering, please indicate exact length of tubing measured from top of steering box to end of OEM steering column. To install, use a hydraulic press to install tubing into the steering box with the welded seam facing downward or out of sight (for appearance reasons), and secure it with (3) 1/8" x 1/2" length pop rivets spaced equally apart. $10.00 each, plus shipping & handling.

FOR SALE: Professionally Rebuilt IH Cub Cadet "Original" and Cub Lo-Boy ROSS Steering Box/Column Assembly.

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

FOR SALE: Professionally Rebuilt IH Cub Cadet ROSS Steering Box/Column Assemblies.

  • 28"± overall length (measured from end of threads on steering shaft to bottom of steering box). Common in most narrow frame IH Cub Cadet garden tractors with the flat steering wheel.
    • $250.00 each with rebuildable core trade-in, FREE shipping & handling. (When available.)
    • $300.00 each outright, FREE shipping & handling. (When available.)
  • 25"± overall length (measured from end of threads on steering shaft to bottom of steering box). Common in most wide and spread frame IH Cub Cadet garden tractors with the dished steering wheel.
    • $250.00 each with rebuildable core trade-in, FREE shipping & handling. (When available.)
    • $300.00 each outright, FREE shipping & handling. (When available.)
"Easy Steer" Upgrade Kit. Makes for smoother, effortless and easier steering. 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. Provides slightly less effort when steering tractor. Each kit includes new high quality pre-lubricated sealed thrust ball bearing and nylon-insert lock nut. Replaces OEM double 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 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.
  • For models with 5/8" diameter pitman arm stud. Kit includes bearing and locknut. $12.00 per kit, plus shipping & handling.
  • For models with 3/4" diameter pitman arm stud. Kit includes bearing and locknut. $25.00 per kit, plus shipping & handling.
Teflon Thrust Washers for Steering Knuckles (Front Spindle Shafts). Makes for smoother, effortless and easier steering. Fits Cub Cadet "Original" and Cub Cadet 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 spindle shafts. These are not ordinary plastic washers. These are made of very tough, long wearing and slippery polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) plastic. Use ordinary automotive chassis grease when lubricating front spindles. Eliminates metal to metal friction, which can result in hard steering, reduces steering effort about 85% and prevents wear to axle and steering knuckles. Works great for general lawn and garden use, and/or tractors with a heavy snow plow and/or front loading bucket. Installs where steering knuckles makes contact with underneath of axle (load-bearing and friction area). Go here for more information: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE): Complete Guide.
  • For Tractors with 3/4" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts or Spindle Sleeves (used with 1/2" bolts). Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-1/2" O.D. x approximately 1/16" thick. $12.00 per two washers, plus shipping & handling.
  • For Tractors with 7/8" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 7/8" O.D. x 1-1/2" O.D. x approximately 1/16" thick. $19.00 per two washers, plus shipping & handling.
  • For Tractors with 1" Diameter Front Spindle Shafts. Dimensions: 1" O.D. x 2-1/2" O.D. x approximately 3/32" thick. $36.00 per two washers, plus shipping & handling.
Complete Lower Steering Box Bearing, Cage/Spacer and Cup/Race Kits. Fits IH Cub Cadet "Original", 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 CCC or ROSS aluminum housing steering box. Dimensions of hardened steel cups/races: .870" O.D. x 1.500" O.D. FYI - I've researched all models of the IH- and MTD-built Cub Cadet steering boxes, and they all use the same bearing/race kit and all dimensions are the same.
  • Steel Cup/Race Only. Replace this part if the original cup/race is cracked or broken, and when the bearings (balls) and plastic cages/spacers are in good condition. OEM Cub Cadet part # 903-1029. $4.50 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Half Steering Box Bearing Set. Includes 8 balls, 1 plastic cage/spacer and 1 steel cup/race. OEM Cub Cadet part # 941-3021. $12.50 per set, plus shipping & handling.
  • Full Steering Box Bearing Set. Includes 16 balls, 2 plastic cages/spacers and 2 steel cups/races. Replaces John Deere part # AM31924 ($69.00 as of 1/25/21). OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-71930-C91. $25.00 per set, plus shipping & handling.
Adjusting 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 from Cub Cadet. OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-394288-R1. $30.00 each, plus shipping & handling. (When available.)
Foam Rubber Dust/Grease Seal. Fits International Cub Cadet "Original" 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.)
Metal Thrust Plate / Retainer. Fits International 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.)
Foam Rubber Dust/Grease Seal. Fits ROSS and 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, 1100, 1200, 1210, 1211, 1250, 1282, 1450, 1512, 1604, 1606, 1650, 1710, 1711 and 1712. Also fits Ford LGT, Jacobsen, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, MTD Farm King, Snapper, Wheel Horse and various other makes and models of garden tractors. Will not fit Cub Cadet "Original" or IH Cub Lo-Boy. Replace or install this part when old one is deteriorated, torn or missing to prevent dust and dirt from entering inside steering box. This part replaces the seal in the metal thrust plate/retainer below (IH-394936-R91). It has no individual part number. Outside dimensions: 2" width x 3-9/16" length. If the opening in your steering box have these dimensions, then it will fit.
  • OEM Cub Cadet part # 923-3039. $6.90 each, plus shipping & handling.
Metal Thrust Plate/Retainer. Fits IH-built 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" 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 MTD-built Cub Cadet garden tractor models fits 982, 984, 986, 1050, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1340, 1440, 1535, 1541, 1641, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1912 and 1914. May fit various other makes and models of garden tractors with the ROSS steering box. Will not fit Cub Cadet "Original" or IH Cub Lo-Boy. Dimensions: 2-1/8" overall width x 3-3/4" overall length. If the opening in your steering box match these dimensions, then it will fit.
  • Discontinued from Cub Cadet. 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). Fits International Cub Cadet "Original" and IH Cub Cadet models 70, 71, 100, 102, certain 122's and 123's, 128, 129, 149 and 169. Dimensions: 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) x 1.700"± overall length. Can be used as an alternative for cam follower listed below Ê (aftermarket or IH-62806-C2). Cam followers do not include jam nut.

  • High quality aftermarket/universal fit cam follower. Made in the USA of extremely hardened high grade steel for long wear. Not machined grade 8 bolt material. $22.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Cam Follower. OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-379992-R1. $64.25 each, plus shipping & handling.


1/2" Diameter Cam Followers (Steering Pins). Fits IH- and MTD-built Cub Cadet models 72, 73, 86, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, certain 122's and 123's, 124, 125, 126, 127, 147, 482, 582, 682, 782, 800, 882, 1000, 1200, 1250, 1450 and 1650. Dimensions: 1/2-20 UNF (fine thread) x 1.740"± overall length. Can be used as an alternative for cam followers listed above È (aftermarket or IH-379992-R1). Cam followers do not include jam nut.
  • High quality aftermarket/universal fit cam follower. Made in the USA of extremely hardened high grade steel for long wear. Not machined grade 8 bolt material. $22.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Cam Follower. OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-62806-C2. $45.15 each, plus shipping & handling.


9/16" Diameter Cam Follower (Steering Pin). 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. Dimensions: 9/16-18 UNF (fine thread) x 1.750"± overall length. Cam followers do not include jam nut.
  • High quality aftermarket/universal fit cam follower. Made in the USA of extremely hardened high grade steel for long wear. Not machined grade 8 bolt material. $24.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Cam Follower. OEM Cub Cadet part # 911-3149A. $35.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
Flanged Bronze Bushing. Fits upper steering column tube/shaft with a bushing retainer (metal adapter/reducer) originally installed in International Cub Cadet "Original" and Cub Cadet models 70, 71, 100, 102, 122 and 123, and various other early makes and models of garden tractors. OEM bearing retainer and bushing can be replaced with flanged bushings and bearing below Ê. 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 Graphite Bushing. Fits upper steering column tube/shaft in certain Cub Cadet 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 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" width x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. NOTE: End of steering column must be crimped inward with large pliers so bushing will fit snug inside tube. Replaces Cub Cadet 941-3023. $3.50 each, plus shipping & handling.


Flanged Sealed Ball Bearing. Has an integrated flange. Fits upper steering column tube/shaft in certain Cub Cadet 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. Makes for smoother, effortless and easier steering. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" width x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. NOTE: End of steering column must be crimped inward with large pliers so bearing will fit snug inside tube. These are NOT the low quality flanged bearings that's available at most hardware stores. These have hardened, heated-treated steel races and balls, sealed on both sides and pre-packed with grease for longer wear.

  • High quality aftermarket. Replaces Cub Cadet 941-3023. $8.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Flanged Plastic Bushing. 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. $5.30 each, plus shipping & handling.
Steering Wheel Retaining Nut and Flat Washer. Nylon insert zinc-plated steel locknut; will not loosen under normal circumstances. Fits Cub Cadet and other makes and models of garden tractors with 5/8-18 UNF (fine thread) threads on steering shaft. Washer goes under nut to evenly distribute load.
  • $3.00 per nut and washer, plus shipping & handling.
Bronze Front Axle Bushings for Garden Tractors with 3/4" or 1" Diameter 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.NOTE: If no Zerk grease fittings are installed in the axle to lubricate the spindle shafts and for easier steering and longevity of the bushings, it'll be a good idea to install these, too.
  • Axle Bushings for 3/4" Spindles. 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" Spindles. 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.
Zerk Grease Fittings. NOTE: Use a 1/4-28 UNF hand tap (preferably Taper type) to cut new threads for installation of a grease fitting. Click or tap here to learn how to professionally drill for and cut new threads. FYI - If a grease fitting needs to be used in a thin-wall steel tubing (that's too thin to cut deep enough threads into) to lubricate a moving inside shaft, weld a jam nut with 1/4-28 UNF threads to the tubing, then drill a 3/16" hole through the nut and tubing, and install a grease fitting with short threads in the nut. [Return to Previous Section, Paragraph or Website]
  • Short Straight fitting. Use for steering ends/joints, spindle shafts, universal joints, etc. Dimensions: 1/4-28 UNF x .181" length threads x 35/64" overall height x 5/16" hex.
    • High quality aftermarket. Replaces Cub Cadet part # 937-3000. .50¢ each, plus shipping & handling.
    • OEM Cub Cadet part # 937-3000. $3.50 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • Long Straight fitting. Install in front wheel hubs to lubricate bushings or bearings, etc. Dimensions: 1/4-28 UNF threads x 11/16" overall height x 5/16" hex. .50¢ each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 45º Angled Fitting. Use in hard to get places with obstacles. Dimensions: 1/4-28 UNF x .222" length threads x 7/8" overall height x 5/16" hex.
    • High quality aftermarket. Replaces Cub Cadet part # 737-3001. $1.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
    • OEM Cub Cadet part # 737-3001. (Replaces 65º fitting, discontinued Cub Cadet part # IH-273360.) $9.30 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • 90º Angled Fitting. Use in hard to get places with obstacles. Dimensions: 1/4-28 UNF x .207" length threads x 3/4" overall height x 5/16" hex. .75¢ 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 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.


Do-It-Yourself Weld-In Drop 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 intelligence.)

  • 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.


Front Wheel Bushings and Bearings - | Please contact A-1 Miller's if you're interested in purchasing any of the parts or items in this website. If you need a part or parts that's not listed in this website, please contact A-1 Miller's and we'll see if we can get it at a reasonable price. | [Top of Page]
Heavy Duty, Oil-Impregnated Metal Graphite Flanged Wheel Bushing. Fits a variety of lawn tractors and garden tractors. 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 bearing and shaft, adding resistance to wear. When installing, align the flat area on the bushing with the Zerk grease fitting. If there is no grease fitting in the hub of the wheel(s), then one will need to be installed so the bushings will last much longer when lubricated regularly with high quality automotive chassis lube. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" overall width (1/2" fits inside wheel hub) x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. Replaces Cub Cadet part # IH-384881-R94. Our part # 09-3305-3/4. $14.00 per set of 4 bushings, plus shipping & handling.


Heavy Duty, Oil-Impregnated Metal Graphite Flanged Wheel Bushing for the IH Cub Cadet "Original" with 7/8" diameter front spindle shafts and 1-3/8" O.D. wheel hubs. 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 bearing and shaft, adding resistance to wear. When installing, align the flat area on the bushing with the Zerk grease fitting. If there is no grease fitting in the hub of the wheel(s), then one will need to be installed so the bushings will last much longer when lubricated regularly with high quality automotive chassis lube. Dimensions: 7/8" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" overall width (1/2" fits inside wheel hub) x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. No longer available from Cub Cadet. Replaces Cub Cadet part # IH-376188-R1. Our part # 09-3305-7/8. $32.00 per set of 4 bushings, plus shipping & handling.


Heavy Duty, Oil-Impregnated Metal Graphite Flanged Wheel Bushing for Cub Cadets with 1" diameter front spindle shafts and 1-3/8" O.D. wheel hubs. For Cub Cadet models 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1450, 1650, 1210, 1282, 680, 1512, 882, 782-D, 1604, 1606, 580, 582, 1710, 682, 1711, 1712, 782, 784, 482, 1050, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812 with serial # 632502 and above. 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 bearing and shaft, adding resistance to wear. When installing, align the flat area on the bushing with the Zerk grease fitting. If there is no grease fitting in the hub of the wheel(s), then one will need to be installed so the bushings will last much longer when lubricated regularly with high quality automotive chassis lube. Dimensions: 1" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 9/16" overall width (1/2" fits inside wheel hub) x 1-1/2" O.D. flange. Our part # 09-3305-1. $32.00 per set of 4 bushings, plus shipping & handling.


Extreme Duty Flanged Sealed Wheel Bearings. Fits Cub Cadet, Wheel Horse, Sears Suburban and many other makes and models of lawn tractors and garden tractors. Ideal for small wheel mini-rods with 3/4" front spindle shafts. NOTE: 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 bearings that's available at most hardware stores. Dimensions: 3/4" O.D. x 1-3/8" O.D. x 1/2" width (3/8" fits inside wheel hub) x 1-1/2" O.D. flange.

  • High quality aftermarket. Will hold up to a lot of weight and rough abuse. Replaces Cub Cadet part # IH-384881-R94. $8.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • OEM Cub Cadet part # IH-384881-R94. $17.10 each, plus shipping & handling.


Extreme Duty Flanged Sealed Wheel Bearings. Fits Cub Cadet models 1000, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1450, 1650, 1210, 1282, 680, 1512, 882, 782-D, 1604, 1606, 580, 582, 1710, 682, 1711, 1712, 782, 784, 482, 1050, 1204, 1210, 1211, 1806, 1810, 1811, 1812 with serial # 632502 and above. Also fits Cub Cadet GT2000, GT2042, GT2050, GT2100, GT2148, GTX2154 and GTX2154LE with 1" spindles. Ideal for mini-rods with 1" front spindle shafts. Will hold up to a lot of weight and rough abuse. These have hardened, heated-treated steel races and balls, sealed on both sides and pre-packed with grease for longer wear. Dimensions: 1" O.D. x 2" O.D. x 9/16" overall width (1/2" fits inside wheel hub) x 2-1/8" O.D. flange.

  • High quality aftermarket. $10.00 each, plus shipping & handling.
  • OEM Cub Cadet part # 941-3002. $23.70 each, plus shipping & handling.

Wheelie Bar Wheels - Please contact A-1 Miller's if you're interested in purchasing any of the parts or items in this website. If you need a part or parts that's not listed in this website, please contact A-1 Miller's and we'll see if we can get it at a reasonable price. | [Top of Page]
Heavy Duty All Plastic Wheelie Bar Wheels with smooth, rounded tread surface. Looks nice on a competition pulling tractor. Weighs less than 10 ounces each. Lighter in weight than all-aluminum wheels or steel wheels w/rubber tread, but just as strong. Dimensions: 5" overall height x 1-5/16" wide x 5/8" center hole. Our part # 11819.
  • $10.00 per pair, plus shipping & handling.


A-1 Miller's Computerized Stuska Water Brake Engine Dynamometer (Dyno) Service with DPM Data Logger Software to Test Horsepower and Torque! | [Top of Page]

For performance testing of 10-16hp single cylinder Kohler stock or competition pulling engines at speeds up to 12,000 RPM. 100% accurate, customers can rent dyno time, fine tune and make adjustments or changes to their engines to gain maximum horsepower and torque, and print-out the results so their tractor(s) will be truly competitive on the track. With an engine dyno, the puller can adjust their engine to get maximum horsepower and torque, and gear their tractor appropriately to have an advantage over the competition. NOTE: A fresh-built engine may not produce full power until it's broke-in. This is when the valves wear-in with the seats to completely seal in the compression. The rings will likely hold the compression, but the valves may leak slightly until they wear into the seats. This is normal for all engines and may take several hours or pulls to happen, then the valves will be able to hold full compression. Lots of pullers tell A-1 Miller's after I've built their engines that it seems to pull stronger every time they pull it.

Engine Dyno Rental Fee: $50.00 per hour run time from the moment the engine is started. No setup fee for Cub Cadet engines with a 3- or 6-pin/stud clutch driver. An adapter may need to be needed or fabricated for other makes and models of engines. Only engines with the narrow base oil pan can be tested. Engines with the wide base (tall) oil pan cannot be tested at this time. [Return to Previous Section, Paragraph or Website]


Coming Soon - Detailed Illustrated Plans on How to Construct a Professional Pull-Back and Self-Propelled Garden Tractor Pulling Sled. FYI - I have lots of work to do in my shop and I work on my sled plans in my spare time. As soon as my plans with an inventory list of parts to use are perfected, I'll post the update in my websites with prices of the plans. Remember - Perfection takes time. If it's worth having, it's worth waiting for. Also, I plan to acquire a bigger shop and may build high quality garden tractor pulling sleds in the future to offer for sale. Please call 573-256-0313 (shop) or 573-881-7229 (cell; text or voice message), or email pullingtractor@aol.com if interested in purchasing the plans or a sled. - Brian Miller


If you would like to purchase any of the parts or services listed in this website, and/or for FREE professional and honest technical 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). Please call Monday-Friday, except holidays, 9am to 5pm, Central time zone. If no answer, please try again later. (When speaking with Brian, please be patient because I stutter.) E-mail: pullingtractor@aol.com. When you call, text, email or visit our shop, you will be dealing directly with the owner for the best customer service. A-1 Miller's shop is open to the public from 9am to 5pm, including weekends, except holidays. Please call before coming so I'll be here waiting for your arrival. 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. 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 drop off and/or pick up your carburetor, clutch assembly, engine parts, entire engine, transaxle, transmission, entire garden tractor, etc. for rebuilding and/or repairing, or to purchase parts. "The road to a friend's house (or shop) is never long." (We're planning to relocate our business to other property with a bigger and better shop so we can hire more help and provide many more high quality parts and professional services.) [Return To Previous Paragraph, Section or Website]

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