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  1. Re: Kubota Grand L 4240 likely filled with gasoline instead of diesel

    Most tractors you should be able to pump out the fuel. Just remove the fuel filter so the fuel can escape, then turn the ignition key to the accessory position so the fuel pump gets power and run it...
  2. Re: Out of state Maine vehicle and trailer registration

    I think you are citing older debt figures that had to do with the turnpike widening between NH and Portland. Not everyone was in favor of that project and the debt leftover should be about half that...
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    Re: Block Heater Deere 110TLB JD 110 TLB

    You don't have to drain the coolant out of the 4tnv88 engine, you might lose 8-12 ounces if you're quick about it. I'm talking about the 1-inch NPT thread screw-in-heater. Just top off the radiator...
  4. Re: Out of state Maine vehicle and trailer registration

    Being a proponent of small government, I think our State employees have better things to do then service scofflaws from out-of-state. No offense, Scofflaws.
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    Chains Re: Removing rear tires from a Yanmar Sc2450

    They should be lefty-loosey, righty-tighty. Torque spec for fronts and rears is 52-59 Ft-lbs.
  6. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    I'm glad its all working out for you Raised on a Deere! 10 inches of snow in Kentucky, Wow! I bet that made for a change in scenery down there!

    I know my LX has been getting a good work-out this...
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    New Cab for Yanmar 424

    I kinda like it, looks pretty cool:

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    YANMAR 424 MODULAR ALL-GLASS CAB SYSTEM
  8. Re: Any 30-50 HP Yanmars being sold in this country???

    Interesting to know that Tier III tractors are still rolling off the Yanmar line in 2015. This should be of interest to tractor shoppers who are wary of Tier IV emission controls and gadgets and...
  9. Re: Trouble connecting and disconnecting remotes

    I've had similar trouble with my front mounted snow plow. I've found using a floor jack to lift the plow frame and take the weight off the cylinders helps. I also keep a small hammer with a brass...
  10. Re: I use forest grane and tractor for loading firewood

    I like your style Metsaman, great video!
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    Re: how many FUEL Filters on a 353hst ??

    Does that canister have a wire going to it? If so that's a fuel pump or solenoid.

    Got a picture?
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    Re: weld fill in for re-drill

    I've done it with a Mig welder so I could fit a M151 shackle mount to my Jeep TJ. It came out pretty well. I just filled in the hole using an aluminum plate for backing. The molten steel mig...
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    Re: jd 4300 transmission fluid

    There's lots of issues that can creep up on a 14-year-old diesel tractor that would contribute to a cold starting problem. I just don't think changing 200 hour-old hydraulic fluid is going to help...
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    Re: jd 4300 transmission fluid

    Hmm... I had to ask about the filters because a lot of owners seem to forget they are there. I'm going to turn my attention away from the fuel system now that you mentioned the space heater.
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    Re: jd 4300 transmission fluid

    For an engine starting problem I think you should be focusing on your fuel system, not your hydraulic system.

    When was the last time you serviced your fuel/water separator and filter?
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    Re: LX410 Transmission fluid

    There really isn't anything special about the Yanmar fluid. Its just a ISO VG46 fluid with friction modifiers for brakes. On the same bucket it says J20A, for John Deere use.

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    These...
  17. Thread: Driving a HST

    by Katahdin
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    Re: Driving a HST

    Yanmar LX HSTs have a foot throttle that is toggled on with a switch. Its called syncro throttle. When that switch is off you set the rpm with the hand throttle.

    It can also be used in...
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    Re: LX410 Transmission fluid

    My tractor came with red TF500, and I changed it at 50hrs with red TF500. I'm curious why your fluid is clear but it won't matter if you mix a died fluid.

    If you have a Tractor Supply near you,...
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    Re: What year is it?

    I think only a serial number check with a factory rep in Georgia could get that information for you.

    A data plate on top of the engine will have a date on it, but that is specific to when the...
  20. Thread: New LX410

    by Katahdin
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    Re: New LX410

    Congrats on your new purchase and Welcome to TBN and the new Yanmar club!
  21. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    The WWII Picture reminds of a neutrality loophole that was exploited here in Maine.

    Prior to the US entering the war (before Pearl Harbor), war planes would be flown to Houlton, ME on the...
  22. Thread: yanmar cbl 40

    by Katahdin
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    Snow Equipment Buying/Pricing Re: yanmar cbl 40

    The CBL-40 is a very rugged machine but closer to 35 net hp than 40. It has a larger hydraulic pump than a CUT of that hp and twice as much weight to throw around, so I don't think it should be...
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    Re: Show off your Yanmars! (Picture Thread)

    Here's a couple of me and my LX cleaning up after this last snow storm.

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    My front snow plow is a truck plow with a hitch adapter for the loader. This plow still has its original...
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 Boston

    I finished my first pass on the driveway a couple hours ago, had well over a foot. Just finished shoveling the porch but a bush broom seemed to work best for that once the drifts were out of the way,
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    Re: Show off your Yanmars! (Picture Thread)

    These Yanmar LXs are employed by the Belchertown Mass Water District and are clearing snow in today's Northeast Blizzard. They are sporting Curtis Cabs.

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    I found the...
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 Boston

    My wife is at a conference in Boston, our original plans have me driving in to pick her up Wednesday morning, normally a 2hour drive, we shall see...

    For those of you with snow plows its best to...
  27. Backhoe Re: Log splitter vs. aux. hydraulic hookup on Yanmar LX4900

    The op's LX4900 should do just under 9 GPM of hydraulic flow at the rated 2600rpm.
  28. Backhoe Re: Log splitter vs. aux. hydraulic hookup on Yanmar LX4900

    I'd like to see pics as well. I'm very familiar with the rear remotes on the LX series but unfortunately didn't pay any attention to the CB85 backhoe hookups when I've been near them.

    I also...
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    Buying Advice Re: Used JD 110 vs everything else

    One plus you may not be aware of, if you ever wear out the 4tnv88 engine in the JD110 you can readily purchase a re-manufactured one. Yanmar rebuilds them right here in the states:

    REMAN America
  30. Thread: ssqa snowplow

    by Katahdin
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    Re: ssqa snowplow

    The plow will follow the ground contour if you allow enough slack in the chain to do so. When fitting the chain set the loader height about 8 inches off the ground. Picture in your head the ground...
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    Ha!

    You make great points. I would love to see a Kubota and Kioti engine with the same bore and stroke dissected so those components could be compared.
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    It seems I misread and misstated a table off a Kubota pdf, my bad, I apologize for that but I can still make a case Kioti could be copying Kubota engine designs. And yes, I realize most tractor...
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    Compare the Kubota and Kioti tractor/engine models that have a 83mm bore and a stroke of 92.4mm.

    On the Kioti side I'm talking about the 4A200LWH engine found in the DK40. There may be others,...
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    Ok Bud, follow this link to a Kioti HST service manual and post back if it changes your mind.

    www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kioti-owning-operating/321997-ex35-ex40-ex45-ex50-hst.html
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    Re: Strongest Korean brand

    Korean companies aren't making the whole tractor. Take a look at this customer list that demonstrates Yanmar (japanese-made) drivetrain components are going into Kioti and Mahindra tractors.
    ...
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    Re: How do you keep the gravel off the grass?

    A power broom is the most effective tool I've found to get the gravel off the lawn and back onto the driveway. I rented one the first year then bought one the next, mine is a Husqvarna that takes...
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    Re: Case 580CK Engine seized?

    There is a condition called hydrostatic lock where liquid (coolant or fuel) has leaked into the space above a piston. If that space is full of fluid then the engine won't be able to turn over.
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    Re: Is there a truck plow shortage?

    Ha Ha, actually the plows were picked up at Quirk in Bangor, we met up with them again at Cabelas to transfer over a cooler full of 34 fresh live lobsters. There are some very unhappy Maine Lobsters...
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    Re: Is there a truck plow shortage?

    My uncle-in-law from PA successfully finished the trip to pickup snow plows in Maine. These Boss V-Plows are now at the dealer in Fleetwood, PA.

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    He was wondering if the recent merger...
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    Re: Any Boss V plow repair guys here?

    Boss is very good about supplying technical information, you can find the electrical schematics in the installation manual, here's a link.

    Plows | Documents | Tech Support | BOSS Snowplow
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    Re: Winter Blend Diesel Availability?

    The claims I've read about Irving is their diesel is refined to be winter-ready all year round. I use it and have no complaints, I've cold-started my Yanmar down to -5 below with it, no conditioners...
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    Re: Any Boss V plow repair guys here?

    Your problem sounds electrical to me. I first suggest disconnecting the plow controller and check if any pins were bent or pushed back into the plastic moulding of the connector. If either you'll...
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    Is there a truck plow shortage?

    Snow plow demand must be up this season, my wife's uncle is driving up here to Maine from Southeast PA on Sunday to bring back a load of Boss Snow Plows for their contracting business.

    I find this...
  44. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    The outside air temperature was in the low twenties, the part with a 45 degree reading was inches away from a heat source radiating from the engine block.
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    Re: My 3-pt quit working

    Yuck. Is this a 40 year old tractor?

    The customer doesn't appear to have change the fluids many times, eh?
  46. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    I picked up a thermal camera for my smart phone this week and have been playing around with it. Here are some pics from tonight after plugging in my block heater (same as raised on a deere's) for an...
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    Re: Portable Generators

    I have a Generac/Briggs & Stratton Wheelhouse Generator I purchased years ago at Home Depot. Its has 5500 running watts and 8500 surge watts. The large wheels make it easy for one person to...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Overfilled Hdy/Trans

    Loosen a hydraulic filter and let the fluid drain into a bucket.
  49. Thread: Snowed in

    by Katahdin
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    Re: Snowed in

    I'd be plowing once every three hours at that rate. No es bueno if you let it all accumulate before heading out.
  50. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    Raised on a Deere - did you get the block heater installed? I just want to be sure everything worked out.
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    Re: Mystery Hose on our Deere 110TLB

    I can't help with the hose, but I believe your TLB has a 4tnv88 engine, same as my Yanmar LX. Below are pictures of the ZeroStart block heater for that engine and where it should go.

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  52. Thread: Leaf Removal

    by Katahdin
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    Re: Leaf Removal

    My toro z420 mower with the mulch kit.
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    Re: Are tractors with cabs becoming the norm?

    You don't need a cab to play music or talk radio, just a pair of these will do:

    Amazon.com: 3M Peltor WorkTunes Digital Hearing Protector, MP3 Compatible with AM/FM Tuner: Home Improvement

    I...
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    Re: JD 4100 won't start

    Check your fuel filter for water and sludge.
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    Re: 24hp tractor at northern tools

    "Get Thru The Winter...."

    Are those harsh in Central Florida? :laughing:
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    Re: Lx4100 rear light

    Dang, that looks nice! I especially like the enhanced front view, I gotta get moving on installing my front LEDS now. :thumbsup:

    Incidentally, I was just complaining to myself last night that...
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    Re: Tier IV Final Tractors?

    The Northern Tool & Equipment (NorTrac) website has models listed with Chinese EPA IV engines, so that is an affirmative.
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    Re: Are tractors with cabs becoming the norm?

    Two thoughts from a weekend warrior/hobbyist perspective:

    1) I work indoors in an office environment 40-50 hours a week and really enjoy my seat time on an open station tractor.

    2) If you...
  59. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    The propane torch, think basic plumbing torch, didn't hardly bother the paint. See the pic with block heater, that's the plug I heated with the torch. I heated the plug for a good minute or so. ...
  60. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    The plug is sealed in with some sort of loctite, you could try heating the plug with a propane torch to melt the glue before attempting it again with a breaker bar.

    That said, on mine I both...
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    Re: TYM has gone Yanmar

    Johnd32, I don't think you have a Yanmar-made model. From what I can gather your tractor is a 2004 model and has a caterpillar diesel engine. Yanmar started producing tractors for Cub Cadet in...
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    Re: TYM has gone Yanmar

    The Cub Cadet manufacturing agreement ended several years ago but Yanmar assumed ownership and support of those tractors. From what I can gather Yanmar still supplies engines to and partners with...
  63. Re: suggested gear oil is SAE 90, but I can't find any

    Typically you fill it up as high as the hole that the square plug threads into. Once the gear oil starts spilling out of that hole, its full.
  64. Re: suggested gear oil is SAE 90, but I can't find any

    SAE 90 at TSC is labeled Ford Tractor Transmission Fluid. I use it in an older truck.

    Traveller® Ford Tractor All Mineral 90 Transmission Fluid, 2 gal. - Tractor Supply Co.
  65. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    I lost all of 8 ounces when I installed my block heater, there is no need to drain the block. I topped it off with Zerex G05 coolant which meets Yanmar and John Deere spec. It also mixes with my...
  66. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    Posting a pic of the ZeroStart 400 Watt 1 inch NPT Block heater, to the right is the plug that came out of my Yanmar LX.

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    Made in Canada.
  67. Re: Hydraulic fluid color is yellow?---new to tractors.

    Yanmar hydraulic fluid comes red in the tractors and buckets from the dealer.
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    Re: Lx4100 rear light

    My source is a cub-cadet parts manual: Download Cub Cadet Lx410 Part List Manual

    I am not sure tho if the Cub part numbers carry over to the current Yanmar ones. In any event, any Yanmar tractor...
  69. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    Most newer 3 and 4 cylinder Yanmar engines have a One-Inch NPT plug that will fit a block heater. Some, like the SC2400, use a bolt-on block heater. This thread covers both types: ...
  70. Re: What is the cold starting like on the Yanmars with direct injection

    Mine started fine unaided at -5 below:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gckvDJ59Sg&list=UUbOpvLYh4DOTtWRM4lKTpcw

    The battery may be small, but the starter is the geared-reduction type that...
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    TYM has gone Yanmar

    Has anyone else noticed that TYM is now using Yanmar engines for its Tier4 55hp and under offerings?
    TYM Tractors

    The tractor drivetrain business is definitely good for Yanmar! Besides its own...
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    Re: motor stalls after 10-15min

    No, they kept the $800 Peterbilt. :D
  73. Re: Wood splitting, what do you do with your slag?

    My stove is pretty easy to light, I don't need much more than a small handful of slag/kindling at a time. Towards the end of the last heating season I had a lot of kindling leftover, some nights all...
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    Re: motor stalls after 10-15min

    Yeah, didn't think of the fuel cap, that's an easy check to make.

    I know of a guy who scored a beautiful cab-Over Peterbilt for $800 bucks--the seller could not figure out how to keep the truck...
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    Re: Lx4100 rear light

    Cool! Looks like my connector is wrapped in tape, so I never noticed it until you mentioned it.

    Here's what the rear light kit assembly looks like. It can swivel around and be used as front and...
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    Re: motor stalls after 10-15min

    Welcome to tbn.

    It always is a good idea to change the filters on a new-to-me tractor. If that doesn't fix the problem check the fuel tank for debris that could be clogging the outlet.

    Good...
  77. Re: Not very satisfactory service from HF on a Predator engine

    I'm borrowing a friend's HF towable trencher, it has the 9hp Predator engine. I am very impressed with how easy it starts. I've dug almost 200 feet of trench with it, and last year used it to dig a...
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    Re: New TBN member.

    It's great to have another new Yanmar owner, welcome aboard!
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    Re: Greetings from Maine

    Greetings from a Scarborough native. I think I know what you do for a living, I'm a UNIX systems engineer....or so they tell me. We have similar aspirations, but I wish I was as close as you to...
  80. Re: Best factory made snow plow with skid steer hitch?

    Here's the recent thread that listed a bunch of Quick Attach plows: http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/owning-operating/323198-front-snowplow.html
  81. Re: What's not to like about the Yanmar LX490/4900 tractors?

    The lever assembly does include a Friction bolt, which is represented as #6 in the attached figure. Perhaps the friction can be adjusted by backing it off the nut (#36) a little? I'm not near my LX...
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    Snow Re: FRONT SNOWPLOW?

    I read up on this because I was curious, snow plows would be hard on the Ecoboost's electric power steering and requires a sub frame for attachment. The 7.6' Snow-Way plow weighs just 471lbs, but...
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    Snow Re: FRONT SNOWPLOW?

    I still have the Boss lift cylinder plumbed into the original system, but you don't need to use that when the plow is attached to the loader. If you set and leave the lift cylinder in "float" mode...
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    Snow Re: FRONT SNOWPLOW?

    Yep, I have. For the last two winters I have been using the electric pump and controls, but last week I plumbed the left/right hydraulic cylinders into my Yanmar LX's hydraulic system so I can...
  85. Re: "GM ordered dealers to stop selling the new Chevrolet Colorado..."

    I drive a no frills 2-door Jeep TJ that weighs 3,500#. I don't quite understand what you consider fat.... :confused:
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    Re: Putting block heater in 4310.....questions

    Glad it went well, I love it when a plan comes together! You are the first and only person I've read about that said the plug came out easily with just hand tools. :thumbsup:

    As far was winter...
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    Re: Putting block heater in 4310.....questions

    Yeah, I agree it will likely fit, my engine wasn't listed either. Use teflon tape, that's what I did. Sounds like you have all the tools you need, the impact wrench will definitely make the job...
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    Re: FEL Snow blades

    Lots of good options out there. Even the truck plow companies are now making snow plows for tractors:

    Tractor Snow Plows | Meyer Products

    Sno Pro Tractor Blades
    ...
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    Re: Putting block heater in 4310.....questions

    I think you have the Yanmar 3tne84 engine. This block heater should screw into the threaded plug you're describing. Its the same model I'm using in my 4tnv88.

    ZeroStart - 310-0003 - Freeze Plug...
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    Re: Who really makes what?

    I think you're confusing Yanmar with the Cub Cadet tractors built by Mitsubishi. But if you have a source, or model number, for a Mitsubishi powered Yanmar tractor, I'd like to learn more about it.
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    Re: Stuck in front wheel assist.

    It has sometimes happened to me, likes others say, don't force the lever, just try to relieve tension on the drive-line either by reversing or go forward a short distance, move to a more level spot,...
  92. Re: EX450 won't maintain 2700 rpm for pto speed

    I think the inline-metal-filter-looking-thing you're referring to is the fuel pump that primes the lines and filter going to the injector pump. You probably hear it clicking when you turn the...
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    EX35/EX40/EX45/EX50 HST Service Manual

    This document may of be interest to you KIOTI HST owners running, ahem, Yanmar/Kanzaki transmissions. :)

    EX35/EX40/EX45/EX50 HST SERVICE MANUAL (PDF)
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    Re: Who really makes what?

    "KANZAKI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Yanmar Company Limited. For over a half century, KANZAKI has been a core of the Yanmar group, focusing on the production of machine tool, gears, and...
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    Re: Hour Meter tachometer cable broke SC2400

    Great job, thanks for sharing! I will show these pictures to a coworker tomorrow, he has a SC2400 and will be interested in seeing them.

    I've removed the dash cluster from my LX before, its a...
  96. Re: EX450 won't maintain 2700 rpm for pto speed

    All this talk of clogged fuel filters and preventative maintenance inspired me to change my filters as well. Here's some pics of the parts we're talking about....the only mishap in my process was I...
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    Re: frame snowplow mount

    This might give you a baseline, this is what my Boss plow uses for a lift cylinder:

    https://www.bossplow.com/content/servicecenter/documents/hyd07013.pdf
  98. Re: Yanmar EG 445 with I-HMT transmission for Europe ?

    Very interesting, thank you for posting, it seems I have some reading to catch up on! I have heard of the HMT transmission development but know little of it, fyi here in the USA Kanzaki and Yanmar...
  99. Re: EX450 won't maintain 2700 rpm for pto speed

    I concur it may be a fuel filter issue.

    EyeCatcher, you may be overdue for servicing the fuel/water separator. On my LX this is above the rear axle on the right-side from the rear. You'll want...
  100. Re: Yanmar on their own ?? Doesn't seem to be working

    I've discovered two new Yanmar dealers that have cropped up within an hour or so drive of me, and the tractors have showed up for sale at the local fairs, so that's a plus I can note. I was also...
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