Hey all, as the title indicates I just picked up a gently used 448 BH. I'm about to order the power beyond kit but wanted to check if I need to replace any bolts when mounting the side plates? The guy I got it from included the mounting brackets which was off his 4720. My understanding is the brackets will work for all 20 series tractors, plus the bolt patterns look correct. I'm fairly sure I'll need a spacer or two but do I need to get some longer bolts?
I've looked at the actual side plate kit, first thank god my BH came with the plates... second I'm not interested in paying $146.64 for 6 bolts, $18.24 for 12 washers, $36.78 for 2 spacers and $10.99 for 1 cap screw.
Unless these are some special bolt made of unobtanium I'm inclined add the plate thickness to the bolt length and run down the the local TSC and grab some grade 8's
Finally, anyone know the torque specs? I've hunted for an install manual for the plate kit, no luck though.