Thread Number: 13542
Convert Classic III nozzle to Tradition?
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Post# 143719   7/17/2011 at 22:20 (4,606 days old) by KirbyLover (Louisville Kentucky )        

I got a Classic III nozzle yesterday in my thrift finds. It is missing the bumper guard but has the red belt lifter with brush intact.

I need a nozzle for my Tradition. Does anyone know 100% if I were to buy a new Tradition belt lifter and bumper guard would they fit perfectly?


Post# 143733 , Reply# 1   7/18/2011 at 02:02 (4,606 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

I think it would work fine, and as I said in the other thread, you'll also have the advantage of the suction relief valve on the top of the nozzle... :)

I'm not 100% sure, but the belt lifter finger & spacers from your CIII lifter should work with a new Trad belt lifter body, so all you need to get is the body (see link) and just transfer the parts where necessary... :)

Also, the bumper you need is here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/180641788668...
(copy & paste)

Don't forget to read the instructions there thoroughly, the bumpers are not fun to remove and re-attach, especially if you end up tearing the plastic... :S

Belt lifter body:


CLICK HERE TO GO TO twocvbloke's LINK on eBay


Post# 143740 , Reply# 2   7/18/2011 at 06:11 (4,606 days old) by KirbyLover (Louisville Kentucky )        

I was looking at those exact items, just not sure if I should pull the trigger yet.

Post# 143747 , Reply# 3   7/18/2011 at 10:05 (4,605 days old) by twocvbloke ()        

I'm sure that they'll still be there when you do decide to convert the nozzle... :)

You could use it as it is actually, you just have to leave the headlight lifted up to avoid hitting the fingers on the CIII belt lifter... :)



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