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    09-26-2016, 07:24 PM
    Yes, the cars I learned to drive on in the 70's were really bad. Quite unreliable compared to what we have now. On the other hand, you could...
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    09-26-2016, 06:38 PM
    Yes. And no. Its usually the piddly stuff that ends up taking all day that frustrates me. Fixing my tractor last weekend was enjoyable. A number of...
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    09-26-2016, 06:33 PM
    Maybe, but I don't think so. I've had three Infinitis and this 350Z and it is an issue with all of them. But if the battery continues to drain that's...
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    09-26-2016, 06:26 PM
    We got it up the driveway and jumped. Wife has gone to get the shims you showed above. Same company that makes the battery makes the shims. Go figure.
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    09-26-2016, 05:51 PM
    2009 Infiniti G37 coupe, 35K miles. Battery dead this morning. It is warm here. Battery is a year old. Will turn the starter over once or twice but...
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    09-23-2016, 05:13 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Mine too, but that bed matt has saved my bacon plenty of times and a bedliner would have been better. Forgot I had a several hundred pound rock in...
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    09-23-2016, 05:09 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    I plan on doing that on Monday. My wife has been handling this up until now, GBHS. I feel pretty sure dealerships and mechanics treat her differently...
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    09-23-2016, 05:04 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Fortunately I did not have to. The wires had pulled out of the plug that plugs into the plug that the trailer plugs into. :roll eyes: They still...
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    09-23-2016, 03:41 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    It just keeps getting worse. I removed the damaged harness. It is an OEM part from Ford. My wife took the part to the dealership where I bought...
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    09-20-2016, 10:01 AM
    All this happened before I messed with the tank. But, the tank does not have to be moved or loosened to replace the sending unit. I have removed the...
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    09-20-2016, 09:58 AM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Absolutely. I have found the air pressure in the spares in my other cars to be low after years of sitting in the trunk. Now, they are not full sized...
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    09-19-2016, 10:01 PM
    Thanks Richard. I'll give it a look but I'm a little worried that if I start bending things to make it fit the fuel cap then something else won't...
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    09-18-2016, 10:22 PM
    No. Did not move the tank. Found some parts diagrams online and it looks like the hinge holes on the hood are also welded on. So there isn't anything...
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    09-18-2016, 08:44 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Agreed! Now I will give this particular truck a bit of praise. It has never had a front end alignment and it is easy on tires. It has 130k miles...
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    09-18-2016, 08:18 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Well, I also tried the jack that came with this truck a few years ago. Its a decent looking bottle jack. Didn't work at all. Leaked fluid. I just...
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    09-18-2016, 08:13 PM
    A different view of the after life of animals: The Heaven of Animals by James Dickey. The Heaven of Animals by James L. Dickey - Poetry Foundation
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    09-18-2016, 05:10 PM
    I have a 12 year old Kubota L4400. I'm pretty familiar with every inch of this tractor. Yesterday I had to replace the fuel gauge sending unit in the...
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    09-18-2016, 04:59 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Mowing bush hog clipping back tyres in Owning/Operating
    On my tractor and with my mower JD LX-6 this adjustment is all in the top link.
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    09-18-2016, 04:54 PM
    N80 started a thread Bad design rant. in Related Topics
    Got to vent here. Yesterday was a work/repair day for me. I changed a torn tie rod dust boot on my Kubota. Replaced the fuel sending unit in the fuel...
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    09-18-2016, 04:32 PM
    We lost our lab, Dash, about a year ago. He was almost 14. I've had dogs most of my life but he was the first one that was really my buddy. He lived...
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    09-09-2016, 10:26 AM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    There is also this corollary: If it doesn't work, force it. If it breaks, you needed a new one anyway. I did get a 45 degree zerk in it so I...
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    09-06-2016, 09:11 PM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    I know all the safety stuff, but knowing it and doing it are different things. Had eye protection on. Gloves were sitting right there on the work...
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    09-06-2016, 07:13 PM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    Oh, the real source of the problem? The zerk fitting. It is so small and so short I could never get the grease gun on it. Ridiculous placement if you...
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    09-06-2016, 07:08 PM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    Okay, sawed the bolt off, with a hacksaw because I don't have a sawzall, yet. Huge pain in the rear. Spread the forks and got the whole assembly out....
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    09-06-2016, 02:53 PM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    I don't weld but I know someone who does so I'll definitely go that route.
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    09-06-2016, 10:24 AM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    I also noticed that because the bolt was spinning it wallowed out the bolt hole in one of the forks so that it is oval shaped. That defect will just...
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    09-06-2016, 10:21 AM
    N80 replied to a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    Excellent advice guys. Will let you know how it turns out.
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    09-06-2016, 09:54 AM
    N80 started a thread JD LX-6 Tailwheel Fail in Attachments
    I've got a 6' John Deere light duty rotary cutter. It is at least 15 years old (I bought it used over 10 years ago). The zerk fitting for the tail...
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    09-02-2016, 01:13 PM
    N80 replied to a thread Logging Rant/Venting in Rural Living
    No. There was not much in the contract the benefited me. Again, this was a low paying job. The forester said the loggers were losing money towards...
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    09-02-2016, 09:47 AM
    N80 replied to a thread Logging Rant/Venting in Rural Living
    The rest of the story: I called the forester and the loggers and told them if they did not come back before the contract expired then they cannot...
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About N80
Biography:
Citadel (86), Med School, USAF, kids, private practice
Location (City, State):
SC
Interests:
Hunting, Photography, RC Trucks, Southern Literature
Occupation:
MD
Real Name:
George Barron
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
Kubota L4400 4wd w/LA 703 FEL
Attachments:
FEL, JD LX-6 rotary cutter, old 7' JD pull type rotary cutter, Bush Hog SBX72 box blade, No-name two bottom plow, Leinbach 7' disk
Hours:
130
Lot Size:
250 acres

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South Carolina

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