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    Re: Overstressing PTO U-joints?

    Again, not possible under anything approaching normal repair methods. The yokes only fit the tubes one way, just as the tubes only fit together one way.

    Google universal joint phasing and see if...
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    Re: Overstressing PTO U-joints?

    Unless the person doing the assembly has a special talent for creative stupidity it is impossible to assemble a tri lobe or lemon shaped PTO shaft and get the joints out of phase.
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    Re: Overstressing PTO U-joints?

    Driveline should be a metric Bondioli and Pavesi style (E G is the same) metric Series 4. If it is original to the cutter. What made yours fail? Who knows. There's too many fingerprints on it. The...
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    Re: Best brand v belts

    Every brand has different levels of quality at differing price points. Belts made with Kevlar stand p better than those that do not.

    Like all things, if one brand was best, all others would...
  5. Mowing Re: New Oregon Gator Mulching Blades Scraping Deck

    Maybe your deck shell is bent.
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    Re: Looking for a baler, small acreage

    High quality baleage is made in far less than "3 stable weather days", usually two, or as little as one.

    A 3x3 round bale of baleage made dense enough to ferment properly will weigh nearly 500...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Hydraulic filter for ford 1720

    Verify before you buy. There are two hydraulic filter choices for a 1720 based on build date. This one could be wrong.
  8. Re: Return to tank location on 4520 compact tractor

    Not necessary and possibly problematic. The tractor has it's own hydraulic filters. Install the valve as recommended.
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    Re: Diesel engine compression question.

    3 votes against your buddy.
  10. Re: Question on bleeding fuel system Ford 10 series

    Pull the shutoff before cranking. Also open the filter bleeder before opening the fuel tap so air is not pushed down the tube from the filter to the injection pump.
  11. Thread: New Holland 477

    by RickB
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    Re: New Holland 477

    25x7.50x15 for both.
  12. Re: Will an automotive power steering PUMP operate in either rotation direction?

    Gear pump; no. Vane pump; probably no.
  13. Re: How do you remove the PTO shaft off a Bradco 612 trencher?

    Did you notice that the nuts on the clutch were almost at the ends of the studs before you started? Clutch disassembly is accomplished by tightening the nuts to compress the clutch, then bend the...
  14. Re: Question on bleeding fuel system Ford 10 series

    :drink:
  15. Re: Question on bleeding fuel system Ford 10 series

    Yes. Here's my method for filter R&R on a Ford with a CAV pump.

    Turn off fuel, change filter.
    Open bleeder at filter head, turn on fuel. Close bleeder when fuel stream is free of bubbles....
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    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    Sadly, that is not as true as it used to be. And totally untrue of WalMart.
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    Re: Square back Bushog?????

    Because you are knocking over a strip of uncut grass as the deck swings an arc.
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    Re: Where is a good place to buy wheel weights?

    A distinct disadvantage of maintaining an anonymous profile on any internet forum is the relative lack of useful info gained when inquiring about purchases of items that are costly to ship.

    That...
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    Re: ford 1600 and loader

    Buying a 1600 then looking for a loader to fit it is not a prudent strategy. The tractor is composed of a huge pile of obsolete parts and the available specimens of loaders that will bolt on and be...
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    Re: Is this worth trying to weld ?

    It's always great to get an update. Especially a happy one!
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    Re: Square back Bushog?????

    The Bush hog "square back" models are actually 3 sided on the rear. The corners are cut off diagonally. Point being, the back of the deck is not rounded. An actual square deck won't cut clean outside...
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    Re: Square back Bushog?????

    The original SQ series of Bush Hogs are good machines. I had an SQ72 that I bought used and ran for about 10 years. Bought it for $400 and sold it this spring for $375.
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    Re: 1965 Ford 3000 diesel- pto seal

    Engage the PTO before removing the output shaft.
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    Re: T4.75 Powerstar Blowing Fuses on AMP plug

    New Holland round balers using electric linear actuators for twine and net have always specified that the baler harness be connected directly to the tractor battery.
    Your baler has a 25 A fuse in...
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    Re: Improving Hydraulic Performance

    Loaders are rated at the specified location. Typically at the pins or a specified distance ahead of the pins. Some ratings specs follow industry standards, some do not.
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    Re: Tractor cab identification

    Could be an Ansel.
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    Re: Help with tire size.

    If the rim is 7"-8" wide you could use 9.5Lx14 I-1 tires
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    Re: Bush Hog TM4 finish mower

    Keep the spindles in good shape and keep it away from rocks. Some spindles for some TM mowers are NLA, some are stupid money.
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    Re: Improving Hydraulic Performance

    Check the system relief pressure.
  30. Re: Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors

    I can't help with the marketability of an 840 but I've used YT classifieds several times (including for the above mentioned 730) and don't have much to show for it. But the price is right.
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    Re: How should I groove my zero turn tires?

    Ounshould put weight on the back a little at a time. You can improve performance without causing safety problems. Grooving your tires isn't the answer.
  32. Re: Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors

    I used a photo ad in Green Magazine to sell my 730. Had it sold for full price ($8400) before I got my issue of the magazine, and the second caller was mad because he couldn't come look.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: tn60a grease points?

    Gotta love guys that can write a five figure check for a tractor but are too cheap to download an operators manual so they can use and maintain their purchase properly.

    It's as if it is illegal...
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    Disc Harrow Re: Ford 5610 MWFD vs Athens 97 Offset Disk Harrow

    I have more experience communicating with manufacturer reps than the vast majority of the users here. Dealership sales reps will often say anything to make a sale. Manufacturer's reps typically are...
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    Disc Harrow Re: Ford 5610 MWFD vs Athens 97 Offset Disk Harrow

    Well stated.
  36. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    After reading all of your comments, I gotta say I don't think you have any business trailering. You have no idea how to balance a load, you are scared to pull a 7' wide trailer, you don't want to...
  37. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    I'd agree.
  38. Re: ford 3610 removing fuel pump seems to be stuck

    He has a CAV pump. "Here" it can be less expensive to buy and install a repop CAV pump than have a pump shop "rebuild" an OEM CAV rotary.
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    Re: Type of oil and coolant for my new tractor

    Good advise.
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    Re: Type of oil and coolant for my new tractor

    It's just not right that a 6400 should be 21 years old.
  41. Flail Mower Re: Ground Speed of flail compared to rotary cutter?

    The answer to your specific question is yes in the vast majority of conditions. If your question was comparative to a rotary style finish mower, the answer might be different.
  42. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Axle 'bow' flattens as the load increases. TorFlex axle beams don't move up and down like leaf spring axles.
  43. Thread: DK65 Rear Axle

    by RickB
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    Re: DK65 Rear Axle

    Put it back in 4WD and in gear and jack up each rear wheel one at a time. If you can turn one, that's where the problem is. Likely to be a broken differential half shaft. If you can turn each rear...
  44. Re: What glue should I use to repair my New Holland hood?

    I see.
  45. Re: What glue should I use to repair my New Holland hood?

    If your NH loader is a factory match for your NH tractor and you were sold the correct NH grill guard, it should bolt up and work.
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    Re: Powerstar T4.75 - Any positive reviews?

    The entire online review process is skewed towards negative reviews.
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    Re: 4610SU rear axle clunk

    Unless the hardware or disc/rim loop is damaged, properly torqued bolts will stay tight. If there is damage, they won't stay tight regardless.
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    Re: PTO shaft T4-1130?

    Match the two dimensions from my previous post. Cap diameter and width including caps.
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    Re: PTO shaft T4-1130?

    Not likely.

    Disassemble the yoke from the cross then measure the u-joint cap diameter and distance from cap to cap when the caps are installed on the cross. Use those dimensions to determine what...
  50. Re: What glue should I use to repair my New Holland hood?

    Sure I have. But I can man up and admit I screwed up, fix things and move on.
  51. Re: What glue should I use to repair my New Holland hood?

    Still no sympathy. Two best ways to avoid hood damage are to have a grille guard and not drive into things. True for steel, plastic or fiberglass.
  52. Re: What glue should I use to repair my New Holland hood?

    He hit it "several times" with the side of a dump truck. If it was made of 12ga steel it would be all wadded up.
  53. Re: Powerstar T4.75 has a catalytic converter now? A better solution for Tier IV?

    The T4.75 has been around for several years in Tier III and IV versions. All are built in Ankara. Ask somebody that has owned one for 3-4 years about build quality.
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    Re: PTO shaft T4-1130?

    It makes no sense to me for either a 286 to have a 1-1/8" -6 spline tractor end yoke or for a "new-ish" tractor, or for a Deere or any other, to require that size. That said, a metric series 4...
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    Re: My new to me Ford 5610 MWFD Cab

    You are gonna be at or over the limit on that trailer. If the front and rear tires are properly sized now, you will have to change the fronts if you change the rears.
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    Re: Residential electrical issue - any advice?

    As suggested, check other circuits. But breakers are cheap, and they do fail in more than one way.
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    Re: NH T1510 flow control?

    Turn the valve fully clockwise.
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    Re: Convert Air Brake Equipment Trailer

    It's a dinosaur, and priced at free because nobody wants it. The axle placement is waaay too forward to make the full deck length useable. It has more axle and tire than deck. Go buy what you need.
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    Re: NH T1510 flow control?

    It is not a flow control used to vary the hydraulic flow to the hitch or any other functions. it is a drop rate control used to lessen or maximize the lowering rate of the 3 point hitch. It can also...
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    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    The discussions about specific brands, LT vs ST vs P versions and other info presented make that thread one of the better trailer tire discussions here. There is also at least one other thread link...
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    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    I started a thread on this topic a week or two back.
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/trailers-transportation/376803-tires-7k-car-hauler-4.html

    Different size tire, but lots of opinion on...
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    Re: Round Baler Towing

    13' 6".
  63. Oil & Fuel Re: How do i reset the Service Code Display on my ZD1211

    RTFM.
  64. Re: Is it me, or have Kubota part pricing reached unobtainium levels?

    This problem is in no way brand specific. it is industry wide.
  65. Rotary Cutter Re: PTO shaft came off of Howse Brush Hog. What now?

    It's pretty easy to tell if they are tapered pinch bolts; The holes in the clutch will be different diameters on one side than the other. The side where the nuts go will be machined flat; the other...
  66. Rotary Cutter Re: PTO shaft came off of Howse Brush Hog. What now?

    Go back to the idiot dealer who didn't tighten the special metric tapered pinch bolts that attach your clutch to the gearbox and tell him to get you two new ones. And let him supply them at no charge.
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    Re: Ford 4610, Starter Stuck Engaged

    OK. That said, I hope the amp rating on that $6 disconnect switch is in the range of several hundred. If not, it's no bargain and will result in voltage drop to the cranking circuit over time.
  68. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    It was out of adjustment and they fixed it. Blades are a wear item, you cut grass, you will need blades sooner or later. If the seller buys them now, you buy the next set later. Coils, who knows,...
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    Re: Ford 4610, Starter Stuck Engaged

    And yet you complain that they are pricey? Really?

    I'll bet for $6 they don't plug and play like the OEM switch. But whatever.
  70. Re: Ford 641- Sherman Transmission and Live PTO? Advice Requested

    The amount of torque transferred before failure probably isn't materially different between DD and UD. What is different is the amount of torque generated in those respective ranges. With no direct...
  71. Re: How do you repair a punctured tire filled with rimguard?

    Plugs of any type are ineffective if the tire has a tube.
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    Re: Ford 4610, Starter Stuck Engaged

    A new key switch is pretty cheap when compared to burning a tractor or a tractor and a barn to the ground. Off the top of my head I think I sell OEM key switches for +-$40.

    Remove a battery cable...
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    Backhoe Re: Ford 555B Transmission Anomolies

    It's stuck in one of the gears. You can probably shift into one of the four speeds and it will move. That's the one that it is in.
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    Re: torque spec on 1710 frame bolts

    Use the standard torque value for the size, pitch and hardness of the bolt you bought. Google ( or your search engine of choice) is your friend.
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    Re: Please review my hydraulic design

    Agreed. The engine throttle control can be used as a whole system flow control as well.
  76. Re: Rural King going to start selling tractors again

    And even while they do have a TYM sales contract, level of service will be hit or miss if past history of similar deals holds true.
  77. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    Will be interested to hear what they find.
  78. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    I'd be ALL over that 2010 for $2800. I mean all over it. If it truly looks like a 40 hour machine, you will get tired of it before you wear it out.
  79. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    Stored inside and kept inflated, tires are a non-issue. Stored outside, good tires wont weather appreciably. Belts and hoses are normal maintenence items. If they have to come out of the discount...
  80. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    If you insist on spending $6K, that's a fast way to your goal.

    My point was that if it starts and runs well there is no fuel system damage from sitting. That would be my #1 concern about any...
  81. Buying Advice Re: Thinking of buying a 2010 John Deere Z445 48" Zero Turn with 40 hours

    Regarding the long term lack of running, if it starts and runs when you go look at it, that would be enough for me. What does a comparable new unit sell for?
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    Re: Blown head gasket? Can I use it?

    Head gaskets seem to be somewhat problematic. We have had no repeat failures when new head bolts were installed along with the new gasket.
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    Re: NH 1920 diesel engine running backwards

    Check the INSIDE of the air filter element. That's where the exhaust was going.
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    Re: NH BR7060 round baler

    Magic Blue is a big seller for me. Guys that buy it come back year after year.
  85. Re: Ford 641- Sherman Transmission and Live PTO? Advice Requested

    Could be a Howard stepdown aux transmission. They were mounted behind the transmission so as not to change the PTO gearing. There was another brand of the same design, but the name escapes me now....
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    Re: Replacing trailer brake battery with capacitors

    I just replaced a 10 year old breakaway battery last week. I'm good with that interval. There are few trailers that see LESS use than mine.
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    Re: Blown head gasket? Can I use it?

    Please give details. The OP has no contamination of his engine oil supply.
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    Re: Ford 4610, Starter Stuck Engaged

    I'm not sure what loader you have, but I've used the starter to raise loaders and backhoes off the ground for decades. Using discretion with cranking times, the method works well.
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    Re: Ford 4610, Starter Stuck Engaged

    If the starter still motors, let it run with the fuel shut off so the tractor won't start. Use the hydraulics while cranking to raise the loader. Prop safely.
  90. Re: I need a wiring harness for a B64 Blizzard Snow Blower

    Probably cost $100 from RAD and $6.50 for generic parts.
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    3-Point Hitch Re: NH TN65 year 2000 faults code help needed

    TN's marketed in North America do not have Electronic HPL. But error code 24 was used across all NH platforms at the time to denote a controller that needs to be calibrated. If the 2002 manual says...
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    Re: Tires for 7K car hauler

    Good info, thanks to all. I'm going to look into P- or LT- metrics with the needed load rating and compare to the preferred ST brands mentioned.

    I could have been more clear, trailer has 2- 3500lb...
  93. Thread: Operators manual

    by RickB
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    Loader Re: Operators manual

    http://www.dmcretail.com/productSearch.aspx
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    Re: NH 1530 pto issues

    Previous owner likely shifted the PTO in without using the clutch. You have a couple rounded off gears in the rear PTO drive section.
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    Re: Tires for 7K car hauler

    Thanks. I don't need rims. I'm looking for specific tire brand recommendations based on actual experience. It seems that 100% of ST tires are made offshore and I know there are a lot of junk tires in...
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    Tires for 7K car hauler

    I'm looking for brand recommendations for replacement tires for my 7K trailer. Load Range C or D. Low mileage requirements but will be making long trips when it is being used. Not overloaded.
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    Re: John Deere 8 speed powershift

    Hop on the Deere parts website and check some numbers.
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    Re: Gas/Propane Grill recommendations

    My experience exactly. A whole host of cheap, junk gas grills before.
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    Re: 3600, loader hates the cold

    Does the loader use the tractors hydraulics, or does it have a separate crankshaft driven front pump?
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    Re: Recommendations on Welder for Beginner for Farm

    Miller Thunderbolt.
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