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    Today, 12:13 AM
    You do realise Google struggles with anything pre-caxton :rolleyes:
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    Today, 12:06 AM
    Good point about rust & crap, a good rod will make a huge difference, you want it to be easy to use and also with a useful flux coating that will...
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    Yesterday, 10:21 AM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou warning lamp in Machinery
    Hello Yes as footfitter said follow link to website for contact details. or post 5 or 6 messages on here somewhere and I think private messages...
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    Yesterday, 12:20 AM
    Had to MOT the workshop van recently and although it passed, a rear wheel bearing had quite a low rumbling sound if spun quick enough by hand on the...
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    18-01-18, 11:26 PM
    Footsfitter replied to a thread Manitou warning lamp in Machinery
    Look up a few posts and in the bottom LH corner of his post you will see a link to his website, use this. (your PM's only become active once you...
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    16-01-18, 11:28 PM
    Looks like this concept has managed to shrink down the huge rear cab pillar gas tanks of the earlier offering
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    16-01-18, 11:24 PM
    Footsfitter replied to a thread Manitou warning lamp in Machinery
    If its the cap with 2 spade terminals it seems they can suffer from the terminals/spades getting roughed up when trying to remove/refit the cap. Just...
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    16-01-18, 10:22 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou warning lamp in Machinery
    Its low brake fluid level. take left hand dash panel off and have a look, could be iffy sensor in cap. if its low and its not the master cylinder...
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    14-01-18, 05:28 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou 627 Hub Issue in Machinery
    Drain/Level and filler bungs you mean on axle? if you look closer there are 3 drain bungs, 1 in the centre and 2 underneath one each side. ...
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    14-01-18, 05:22 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou 627 Hub Issue in Machinery
    The oil I recommend is genuine Manitou oil "special wet brake lubricant" there are other oil brands that claim to do the job but they don't always...
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    14-01-18, 11:49 AM
    Morris oils do - http://www.whatoildoineed.com/ look under agricultral/telescopic or it may find 627 as a search. Because of the limited...
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    14-01-18, 12:43 AM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou 627 Hub Issue in Machinery
    May have been limited slip diff in front axle or brakes? An oil change using genuine Manitou axle oil will normally cure that. Oil in hubs isn't to...
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    12-01-18, 08:47 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou 627 Hub Issue in Machinery
    Hello Obviously check oil level but if it making a noise chances are it needs alot more than just oil. Jack it up check play on wheel bearings...
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    12-01-18, 08:42 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Manitou 627 Hub Issue in Machinery
    I'm here ;) just busy
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    11-01-18, 11:59 PM
    Morris oils EP80w-90 gear oil. Do it every 300hrs when the engine oil & filter is due- oil is cheap and changing it regularly will give you an...
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    11-01-18, 11:15 PM
    Have to be honest and say I''m pretty sure I've never taken a pump off a 40 series, but even without seeing it, could the markings be for another...
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    10-01-18, 09:09 PM
    Long time since looking at one, but the gut feeling is that the pump is fixed, its the gear to hub mounting that has to be altered? - I think you'd...
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    07-01-18, 08:14 AM
    T P replied to a thread Leyland 4/98 in Classic Machinery
    I overhauled a late 4/98TT last year using the Agriline kit and was very happy with the quality of the parts though they had to supply a different...
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    07-01-18, 12:48 AM
    Footsfitter replied to a thread Versatile 276 in Photos
    Hello Spud, Sadly those are the only pictures taken of it. So different now with a phone in your pocket! Not too bad thanks, and yourself?...
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    05-01-18, 12:17 AM
    Footsfitter started a thread Versatile 276 in Photos
    I'd forgot about this tractor until these pictures surfaced recently! The trade plates date it to when we had the lorries so I'd plump for late...
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    03-01-18, 01:03 AM
    ACE replied to a thread Deutz starter in Machinery
    Found a 4kw iskra, send you a PM:) Edit oh I cant cause your new and they not switched on. its expensive just over 300 plus vat, if your...
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    02-01-18, 10:02 PM
    T P replied to a thread Some LED bulbs to avoid in Machinery
    Yes I still have that for demo purposes, the Chinese stuff on ebay ,amazon and flea markets is really funny to look at right up until you see someone...
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    02-01-18, 09:57 PM
    I remember the Fit-all-plug!! As a nipper living in town the local sweep used to have a huge BVC vacuum cleaner he'd wheel in and he'd have one of...
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    02-01-18, 09:44 PM
    I always remember you putting that Chinese moulded 13a lead/plug that didn't look right in an industrial x-ray machine thing and there wasn't any...
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    02-01-18, 09:36 PM
    T P replied to a thread Some LED bulbs to avoid in Machinery
    Some more good videos from different contributors, some of the Chinese stuff is Russian roulette. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcNwb0X9Nic ...
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    02-01-18, 08:22 PM
    ACE replied to a thread Deutz starter in Machinery
    Probably i will have a look this evening.
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    02-01-18, 01:11 AM
    T P started a thread Some LED bulbs to avoid in Machinery
    Excellent video here by this chap,hopefully once you watch this you won't be up an aluminium ladder sited in a puddle changing one of the first ones...
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    26-12-17, 08:10 PM
    Footsfitter replied to a thread Fendt 716 lights in Machinery
    Not a clue, but obvious things to check would be the earth between the cab and chassis, check loom connectors and then try pulling all the light...
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    25-12-17, 10:39 AM
    Be fair to Jack, just because he has the benefit of age, experience in business and now the time to squander debating here shouldn't be held against...
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    25-12-17, 10:25 AM
    And the same to you Barney and to everyone, although I seem to always find the year is too busy to be stressed about it luckily!
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