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    Re: Overhaul or engine swap?

    I would go to your local implement, tractor dealer. I am sure they could rebuild it for you.
  2. Re: Thanks all for the help. I bought a machine.

    Glad to hear you found a good deal.
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    Buying Advice Re: 2003 T5c Backhoe

    The hoe is best suited for trenching in my opinion. Limited boom swing and reach hinder it for big holes. Not saying you cant dig holes with it, but they aren't it's strong point. The hoe will lift...
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    Buying Advice Re: 2003 T5c Backhoe

    If the motor has been taken care of with regular oil and filter changes it should last up to 3000 hrs or longer. There are a few threads about cylinder seal replacement on here, check those out. I...
  5. Re: magnum 20 to command 20 .. has anybody made the swap ? ?

    Looks like you will be the first. Keep us posted on the swap.
  6. Thread: 4x4 models

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    Re: 4x4 models

    Mine isn't, Not sure if the diesel was offered in the T5D back in 2000 It might have been an option. Mine Has a Gas 20 horse kohler Twin in it.
  7. Thread: 4x4 models

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    Re: 4x4 models

    I have never operated a allmand but they look nice. I don't think you can go wrong with a terramite or allmand. For me it would come down to witch ever one I could find for the best price and...
  8. Thread: 4x4 models

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    Re: 4x4 models

    The T5C will lift 700 pounds with the hoe. The larger T7 and T9 will lift 1000 pounds with the hoe. They truly are mighty little machine's.
  9. Thread: 4x4 models

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    Re: 4x4 models

    I believe that the terramite 4x4's front tires are run from the hydro pump like the rear's. That would make it a full time 4x4. I have a 2 wheel drive model and it gets around really well. I live in...
  10. Thread: Next Mod

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    Re: Next Mod

    Sam, Glad to hear your starting to feel better. keep us posted on your progress.
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    Re: Terramite Bucket Forksd

    I just bought a set of these forks from Titan. They are the light duty forks rated for 1200#. They are built very well. They clamp on and also have slots so you can chain them on for extra heavy...
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    Re: terramite 3-15

    Sweet! the ol'girl has some bling.
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    Re: New owner of a Terramite 3 15 project

    Welcome, And Keep us updated with your progress.
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    Re: how deep can you dig t5c ? 8' maybe ?

    I agree with old grind. Terramites are great for trenching but not very good for digging large holes. Not enough boom angle to get the dirt out of the way. The last large hole I dug took a while...
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    Re: how deep can you dig t5c ? 8' maybe ?

    The machine will dig to 8'6 You would have to dig from all sides to get a 8x8x8 hole. That being said you will have to be dangerously close to the hole to get the depth that you want. I know clay is...
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    Re: first weekend with my t5c wit pics.

    If the float is not sticking the fuel shutoff pin is stuck open. Test the fuel shutoff and see if it works when the ignition is turned on and off. I always put an inline fuel shutoff valve on to keep...
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    Re: parking brake rebuild ? ?

    Mine doesn't ride on the drum as it should either. I took it off and tweeked it some time ago and took care of the problem for a while but upon further inspection it has returned to the half on half...
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    Re: Terramite T6/T9 replacement radiator

    Go to the auto parts store and get a radiator with the same or similar dimensions that has the inlet and outlet placed the same as yours. I would think you should find something in the...
  19. Thread: Worn pins

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    Re: Worn pins

    I bought a new pin for the boom on mine last year. If I remember correctly it was around $75.00 with shipping and handling. The shipping and handling charge was $22.00 I read that terramite has...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Hopefully it is the bearing. That would be a easy fix. At least you have a new spring and stud so if it is the bearing you can change it and will be good to go. Let us know what you find out.
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    You could put some weld on the pins and then grind them back to round. Or cut them off and weld on new pins.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    A Job well done Sir! Glad everything worked out for you. How many horsepower is the new motor?
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    After seeing the picture I believe you are right. The pins are probably getting worn and the spring is not putting enough tension on the pedal shaft to bring it back to a neutral position. I don't...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Your setup for your Tractor is different then mine. Mine has a totally different type of spring. I take it that one end of the spring go's on the stud on the bottom of the block, but what does the...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Unfortunatly everything I have ever bought directly from Terramite has been Way overpriced. Their Shipping and handling is sky high as well. They charged me $22.00 shipping and handling to send a...
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    Lookin Good!
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    Re: T5C with no steering Anyone else?

    Go to page 3 of the terramite post. Toward the bottom of the page there are some post about loss of power steering. You will likely find some info about it there. Check the other pages as well, there...
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    Re: T5C cylinder seals

    You can buy all the seal kits from terramite. Give them a call and they will get you what you need. Contact info is on their website.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    The shaft clamps should do the trick to help keep the coupler together. I would use Loctite on all of the set screws for the clamps and coupler to keep them from backing out.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    Looks like the old girl has been thru a flood. Was the cap missing from the hydraulic tank? I can't imagine that much water getting into the tank with the cap on. You will always have some...
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    Re: Cylinder seals

    Sounds like one is on backward. You still would like to have full pressure to extend the dipper for pushing dirt or other objects with it.
  32. Thread: Next Mod

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    Re: Next Mod

    I really like the idea of having a backup pull start in case you have a battery or electric starter problem.
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    Re: What do you do if . . . . .

    Don't feel bad, I forgot to put the oil drain plug in my wife's new van a couple years back. Luckily she came outside and ask me why there was a giant puddle of oil on the driveway under her van. No...
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    Re: What do you do if . . . . .

    Yes the pump is located under that plate in front of the seat. Hope you get it going. Any idea what happened to the engine?
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    Re: Kohler 20HP oil filter

    Alan the oem filter is a Kohler 1205001 the Fram filter is PH8172 and the Napa filter is a 1056. There are many more that will cross reference as well.
  36. Re: Correct tire pressures for the T5C; tire chains

    My tires,both front and rear say 20 pounds max if I remember correctly. I run 15 in them.
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    Re: T5C Hydraulic oil drain plug?

    Should be a plug in the bottom of the tank. Mine is flush with the bottom of the tank with a allen head plug. Could be that there is dirt and oil hiding the plug from plain view.
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    Ripper Attachment

    Hey Guy's, Have any of you tried the ripper attachment on your terramite's? I have been thinking about getting one. I would think that it would make it easier to take stumps out. I see that they are...
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    Re: Diesel filter for a T5C

    I would think that it should have a better filter than an inline setup. My Terramite is gas, but I have a john Deer mower with a Yanmar diesel in it, and it has a nice water trap fuel filter set up...
  40. Re: t-5c how much weight will the hoe pick up

    I believe Matt W is correct 750 pounds sounds about right.
  41. Thread: Next Mod

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    Re: Next Mod

    Sam, I am looking forward to seeing some pics of the modification.
  42. Thread: T5D?

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: T5D?

    This is my Year 2000 T5D It looks like a T6 with a T5C backhoe arm. I think the later model T5D's have the curved backhoe arm Like the T6.
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    Price Check Re: T5C drive pedal spring

    Travis, this is good to hear. I love my terramite, but allways hated buying parts from them because of the high shipping charge's. Glad to hear terramite is getting with the program.
  44. Thread: New member

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    Re: New member

    That's Great! Welcome to the forum.
  45. Thread: Top

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    Re: Top

    43 inches from the seat cushion to the top of the ROPS
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    Re: Check Them Bolts

    Thank's for the Head's Up! I will be checking mine.
  47. Thread: Top

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    Re: Top

    I have a T5D with the top on it. Not sure how different it is from yours. I will measure it tonight and let you know the distance from the seat to the top. I am 6'5 and have all kinds of headroom.
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    Re: Terramite T5D Workhorse

    I have put about 200 hours on my T5D now and have not had a single issue. I do have one of the outrigger cylinders leaking a little but nothing major. When I first got it I changed all of the fluids...
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    Re: T6 Driveshaft

    My T5D basically a T6 does the same thing, the warmer it get's the louder the hydro noise. Every terramite I have seen is really noisy when moving forward or backward. I was concerned about it when I...
  50. Re: Things to look for when buying a Terramite

    Thanks for posting this. I think this will be very helpfull.
  51. Thread: Tooth bar

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    Re: Tooth bar

    Joe did you ever get a price on these?
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    Re: Terramite parts sources?

    I think terramite only has the operators manual and the parts manual. I have been unable to find anything that explaines how to repair one of these things. On the bucket pin soak it good with some pb...
  53. Re: New Terramite T5C owner and new member here.

    I love my terramite,but the factory parts price's are waaaay overpriced! They charge a minimum of $20.00 shipping even if it is only for a decal. Also the parts that I ordered did not even come...
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    Re: New Terramite owner

    Scott welcome to the forum! Glad to see more and more folk's joining the discusion about these handy machine's.
  55. Thread: Tooth bar

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    Re: Tooth bar

    I would be interested to hear how well a toothed bucket works as well.
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    Re: New Terramite owner

    Welcome to the forum Joe. As you are finding out these little terramites are handy machines to have around. I have really cleaned up my property with mine. I cant imagine not having one now.
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    Re: Truck Wheels That Fit Terramite T5B / T5C

    Try looking at some atv tires. There are some with very agressive tread that may fit on your rims. What size are the front rims on your t5c?
  58. Re: What have you done to improve your Terramite?

    The skid plate is a good idea. I have been thinking about doing the same to mine. What I would really like to have is a grapple bucket but I dont see that happening anytime soon. I have been kicking...
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    Re: Truck Wheels That Fit Terramite T5B / T5C

    I know 5 bolt chevy truck rims will bolt right on the terramites.
    Steve
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    Re: What happend to travis

    I agree, Travis had alot of good information to pass along, and was a big asset to this forum. Most of his post had very usefull information in them and now they have all been removed. I hope all is...
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    What happend to travis

    I noticed that all travis from terramite's post have been removed. Anybody know whats going on?
  62. Backhoe Re: popping noise when swing the bucket from left to center

    On the boom pin I just lowered the boom down so that the bucket is on the ground and then put a small floor jack under the boom below the boom pin to hold it in pace while you take the pin out and...
  63. Backhoe Re: popping noise when swing the bucket from left to center

    I would check the swing cylinder pins for wear as well as the boom pin. Sounds like you may have some worn pins.
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    Re: NAPA Numbers

    That would be a great idea. I love my terramite but their shipping cost on parts is crazy! The last time I ordered stuff from them, they charged me $22.00 for shipping OUCH!!! when the stuff(a few...
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    Re: Terramite parts sources?

    Dan thanks for the info I have a cylinder that is leaking and was curious as to how the cylinder came apart myself.
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    Re: Backhoe thumb

    I Have alot of vine's in my tree's. I can see how handy a thumb would be at pulling them down. I think a thumb is definatly in my 5D's future. They just make a handy machine even better all around.
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    Backhoe Re: Some Thoughts on the Terramite

    OK, so why come on here and run down the terramite brand. If you need something larger to fit your needs the Backhoe attachment for your deer should suit you fine. Peaple don't seem to understand...
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    I would assume that the two 20 horse engines would be comparable in fuel cosumtion.
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    I have a 2000 terramite T5D. It has a kohler 20 horse engine in it. I think the kohler 20 is there standard engine. Some come with briggs & Stratton and also Honda engines. Not sure why all the...
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    Sorry I do not have any experience with the larger honda engines. Just the smaller horsepower ones in my generator and power washer, and go cart. All the honda engines that I have have been bullet...
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    The honda engine is a very good engine. I have a few things with smaller honda engines and they all run Great and have had very good life. These little terramites are so handy to have around,I dont...
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    All air cooled engines will burn some oil even when new. A certified kohler mechanic told me that I could expect to get 3000-3500 hours out of my kohler 20 horse engine as long as proper maintenance...
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    Backhoe thumb

    Just curious if anyone has put a thumb on their Terramite,and if so how well does it work? Was it worth it or not? I would like to see some pics.
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    Re: Blown motor and stuck in the mud

    Video is up and running now,just like the Terramite. Nice Motor by the way.
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    Re: Blown motor and stuck in the mud

    I can't get the vid to work,but I'm glad to hear that you have got your Terramite back up and running. They are handy to have around thats for sure.
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    Backhoe Re: t5c replacement teeth

    Travis,thanks for the info. It's nice having someone from terramite on this forum.
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    Backhoe Re: t5c replacement teeth

    Terrakell,welcome to the forum! Give terramite a call and talk with Travis in the parts department. They are Great folks to deal with,and will get you going in the right direction. I have a couple of...
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    Re: Any T9 owners here?

    I did see a couple T9's on ebay. I think one is 2x4 and the other 4x4. It might be worth a look.
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    Re: Any T9 owners here?

    I think you would be hard pressed to find another machine that will have the power that these terramites have in a affordable package. I am assuming that you are looking for a used machine. A used...
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    Re: Terramite T5c Video Review

    Good review! These little terramites are as tough as nails.
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    Thank you, Looking forward to discusing these Great little machine's
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    Re: Terramite vs Kubota U15

    I have a terramite T5D and have been very impressed at what this machine will do. If you like to spend money then buy the kubota, but if you want a hard working TLB for less money get the terramite....
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    Re: New Terramite Forum

    I just found this forum. Looks like a great place to talk Terramite.
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    Re: Beefy vs Skimpy T5C's

    There is a T5C and a T5D. The T5D is a stouter looking machine that later became the T7.
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    Re: ordering parts

    I order a few things from terramite and had great results. I just wish that they would put out a price list on there parts.
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    Terramite T5D Workhorse

    Hello everyone, I purchased a 2000 Terramite T5D with 1486 hours about a month ago,and love it. I just found this forum and thought I would put in a good word for these hard working little TLB's. So...
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