Helpful guidelines

What size blade does a Toro Recycler take?

What size blade does a Toro Recycler take?

22” Recycler® Cutting Deck Cut more grass in less time and improve the health of your lawn with a larger 22” cutting width.

How much torque should a Toro blade have?

Use a torque wrench to tighten the blade bolt to 82 N∙m (60 ft-lb). Important: A bolt torqued to 82 N∙m (60 ft-lb) is very tight. While holding the blade with a block of wood, put your weight behind the ratchet or wrench and tighten the bolt securely.

Do I really need a torque wrench for lawn mower blade?

A torque wrench is critical for jobs like lawn mower blade fitting and flywheel fitting, as you already know, overtightening these components could cost you an engine.

Do lawn mower blades need to be torqued?

Riding mower blades should be installed between 70 and 90 foot pounds of torque. The owners manual recommends torquing the blade bolt to 35-40 ft. lbs. If you have a torque wrench it is good to use it.

Are Toro lawn mower blade bolts reverse thread?

No. According to the Cub Cadet website, the bolt holding the mower blade in place is threaded in the normal fashion. That is, turn it right (clockwise) to tighten it, and turn it left (counterclockwise) to loosen it. These bolts typically have a 5/8 inch thread and need to be tightened to 70-90 foot pounds of torque.

Are Toro blade bolts reverse thread?

Yes and no. The lawnmower blades itself is not threaded, but most nuts that held the blade in place are reverse threaded. The reverse thread helps to secure the blade on the drive shaft such that the rotation of the blade does not loosen the nut.

Toro Recycler (22″) Replacement Lawn Mower Blade – 108-9764-03.

How do I find out my lawn mower blade size?

LENGTH: Length is measured diagonally from one tip of the blade to the opposite tip of the blade. It is important to measure the length correctly. Measuring from end to end will result in the wrong blade length. All length measurements must be made diagonally.

What does a 21 inch mower mean?

Your Yard Size. A 20-inch walk-behind mower may be perfect for a small yard, but you will probably want a 21-22 inch mower for a larger yard to cut down on mowing time. For yards larger than 3/4 acre, consider a rear-engine riding mower or a lawn and garden tractor.

Are lawn mower blade bolts reverse thread?

Lawn mower blades are not threaded however the nut that holds the blade onto the drive shaft is. This nut is not reverse threaded on most lawn mowers. The direction you turn the retaining nut is standard to the right.

How do I know what mower blade to buy?

The easiest way to find replacement lawn mower blades is with the OEM number. The OEM number is the numerical part number of the blade assigned by the manufacturer. In most cases, just typing this number with the manufacturer name into a search engine or online store will be enough to bring up some promising results.

Are mower blades universal?

So, are lawn mower blades universal? Lawnmower blades are not universal, they are mower specific. A mower blade must be an exact fit and torqued to the manufacturer’s specification.