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    Re: Methane powered tractor in Brazil

    Looks like this concept has managed to shrink down the huge rear cab pillar gas tanks of the earlier offering
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    Re: Manitou warning lamp

    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 changed ours as just the weight of the wire...
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    Re: Manitou 627 Hub Issue

    Morris oils do - http://www.whatoildoineed.com/ look under agricultral/telescopic or it may find 627 as a search.

    Because of the limited slip diff and inboard brakes you need an anti-squak...
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    Re: Manitou 627 Hub Issue

    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 early insight to a failing wheel bearing, although...
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    Re: ford 8340 injector pump timing

    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 model in the range that may use those marks? I'm...
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    Re: ford 8340 injector pump timing

    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 be looking at removing the access plate on the...
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    Re: Versatile 276

    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? Still spud bashing then- bit of a challenge down...
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    Versatile 276

    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 1980's. Being a customer of John Wilder Ltd we had...
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    Re: Some LED bulbs to avoid

    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 these fitall plugs on it, but sometimes he would...
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    Re: Some LED bulbs to avoid

    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 fuse in it at all IIRC?
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    Re: Fendt 716 lights

    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 fuses out, replacing them one at a time to see what...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    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 him.

    Nobody in or out of the EU can guarantee...
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    Re: Xmas greetings

    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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    Re: Xmas greetings

    Merry Christmas John, even if you do have the advantage of being in the front of the queue down/over there! ;)
  15. Re: Case Internation 956XL fuel tank venting probelms

    Unfamiliar with the tractor model but has it a turbo? and has it a rotary cav pump? a common fault that can pressurise fuel tanks came where engines had the cav rotary fuel pump with a boost...
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    Re: Manitou MT 928-4

    Can you post pictures? that would be helpful and I will see if I can point someone this way for advice
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    Re: MF 3125 Transmission oil cap

    Morris oils nearest match comes up with 59-64ltrs of liquimatic JDF (same as NH stripey transmission oil) The rear hubs are lubricated from the transmission

    see- http://www.whatoildoineed.com/
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    Re: Job 1135

    Till you've figured out what happened I'd play safe and knock the main gearlever into neutral as well the shuttle lever:eek:
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    Re: Manitou MT 928-4

    I'll take a stab at this question only because Andrew from A&R warned me about it. I'm guessing you have replaced the filter, (or some one has) and its not the genuine item, can't remember which...
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    Re: TS110 Transmission Problems

    The best tool/aid is a digital camera. Take loads of images especially if mundane pipes, cables and looms before you start disturbing them too much. By the time you get to put it back together...
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    Re: TS110 Transmission Problems

    Whoa! I wouldn't like to go that far, a little maybe, but "something" is pushing it a bit far! Trouble is I've tended to do just the one of several variations over the years, all much the same...
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    Re: Best of a bad job

    There was no need, it worked out just right with that size of channel and the shafts diameter, to get the disc edge near to the work meant the grinder was quite offset to one side which meant that by...
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    Re: Best of a bad job

    Once we were down to within 0.5mm of the target 90mm diameter things changed to polishing the built up section with emery tape and then repeated offering up of the bearing so it marked any highspots,...
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    Best of a bad job

    Had a small welding job to do on the headstock of a Kuhn 5f master 120 plough- the pin welded just above the top link holes on the rear of the headstock which the turnover ram hinges on had cracked...
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    Re: manitou 527

    Looking at a mitas tyre chart for both sizes it seems that the larger width tyre may have a 40mm longer rolling circumference which may be ok if you were to fit a set, but if your model machine is...
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