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    Re: Install disc brakes on Ford 1720.

    Btown, I wouldn't of happened without your searching through all the post to find the information needed... The brakes work great but the 4 wheel drive keeps kicking out now and the cost to repair...
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    Re: Just picked up a T354 HST

    Nice tractor!! Looked at one today. Can you drive into a pile of crushed stone curl and lift a full bucket in one smooth operation?
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    Buying Advice Re: XR3135H or the XR4140H

    Not much of a LS selection around here... you done good!!! Thanks again!!
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    Buying Advice Re: XR3135H or the XR4140H

    Thanks!! Very good prices... did you negotiate on tractor price??
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    Buying Advice Re: XR3135H or the XR4140H

    Snowman, do you mind posting what you were quoted for the XG3135H with FEL....
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    Re: XR3135 regeneration time?

    Thanks George! Good information, I appreciate your response....
  7. Thread: XR 3135H

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    Price Check Re: XR 3135H

    Wow Doofy!!! That's a chunk!! You seem to like your XR3135H tho and the weather is pretty harsh up there...... I live in central N.Y. farm country.......
  8. Thread: XR 3135H

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    Price Check XR 3135H

    My local dealer wants 24,800 + 8% tax for a XR3135H with loader and rear tires loaded with beet juice.... is that in the ball park??
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    Re: XR3135 regeneration time?

    Thanks Doofy!! How do you handle the regeneration period?? I have a lot of hills and I'm curious about how the tractor operates during the regeneration? Is there a warning?
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    Re: Install disc brakes on Ford 1720.

    My Son installed the new disc and disc plates. Three of each per side... the original factory ones were totally shot.. All the brake material was gone and into the hydraulic system.... drained the...
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    XR3135 regeneration time?

    What's the regeneration time for the XR3135 diesel engine??
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    Re: Install disc brakes on Ford 1720.

    Thanks Btown!!!
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    Need help Installing disc brakes on Ford 1720.

    Can anyone walk me through a break job on a Ford 1720?? Is it necessary to drain all the hydraulic oil before starting?
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    Btown, Thanks!!! you nailed it!!! I really appreciate your efforts! Now, what to do?? The tractor has 1700 hrs on it. What happens if I use it the way it is?? Will using it like this damage anything...
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    It's my understanding that it does... but I've got no idea what they look like. Shoe or disc???
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    Could it be brake shoe that's wore thin?? My land is hilly....
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    I had that thought as well... Bought it new in 92 it's never been opened up... the last time I had the filter changed it was dirty but not clogged with pieces of what looks like gasket material.... ...
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    I've have trac phone.. It looks like thin flat pieces of gasket material all broken up jammed into the ports of the hydraulic filter. The hydraulic oil and filter were changed. The FEL and 3 pt hitch...
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    Re: Gasket material on hydraulic filter on 1720???

    No one has a clue???
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    Gasket like material found clogging filter when changing hydraulic filter on 1720???

    Anyone ever find what looks like thin broken up pieces of gasket clogging the filter when changing the hydraulic filter on your Ford 20 series tractor??? What could it be from? most everything works....
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    Re: 4wheel drive growls???

    I still haven't been able to get the tractor looked at as the mechanic is waiting for parts for another job... Has anyone had to repair a 4 wheel drive on a 20 series and about what would it cost......
  22. Thread: 1992 diesel

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    Oil & Fuel Re: 1992 diesel

    RickB, thanks for confirming the low sulphur in heating oils.....
  23. Thread: 1992 diesel

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    Oil & Fuel Re: 1992 diesel

    MitchellB, this is what I've been Lookin for.... makes sense to me.... should add some lubrication, hopefully without doing any harm. NOT for newer diesels tho!! Thanks for the reply!!! I wonder...
  24. Thread: 1992 diesel

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    Oil & Fuel Re: 1992 diesel

    Rustyiron, Thanks for the reply! I thought heating oil and kerosene were now low sulphur as well???
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    Oil & Fuel Re: 1992 diesel

    Jerry, I think you must be right, not many folks seem to be adding anything extra... I was told several year's ago by a tractor repair shop about this and have wondered about it ever since.... then...
  26. Thread: 1992 diesel

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    Oil & Fuel Ford 1720 1992 diesel

    I've been reading that older diesel engines need an additive in the low sulphur fuel to make up for the extra lubrication that the higher sulphur fuel of that era.... Is this true? If so what should...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Hydraulic filter for ford 1720

    Thanks!!! I've bookmarked the page and will definitely use in the future.... I spent a half-hour on the phone with Baldwin going from one to another and got nowhere.... I ordered the above mentioned...
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    Re: Adjusting 1720 lifters??

    Thanks!! That helps me to understand it!! Some of what I was reading was indicating lining up timing lines and having to take off a few parts of to see the marks.... etc... this seems fairly...
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    Re: Adjusting 1720 lifters??

    I've been Lookin, found a few different ways to get TDC but nothing specific for the j843 diesel..........
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    Re: Ford 1620 Engine Overhaul and New Paint!

    Would very much like to see the pictures but for some reason they won't open for me???
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    Re: Adjusting 1720 lifters??

    Thanks for the reply and the tip on the feeler gauge.. I'll pick some up. How hard was it to find TDC???
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    Adjusting 1720 lifters??

    I have a 1720 with 1700hrs runs good with some valve clatter. I'm not sure if it's any louder than it ever was but I think the manual says check the valve lifters clearance every 600 hrs... How many...
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    Re: 4wheel drive growls???

    Thanks!! I'll post the outcome one way or another.... I bought the Ford in 1992 and just turned 1700 hours...... She deserves a little extra TLC....
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    Re: 4wheel drive growls???

    Yes, it's a pull up to 4x4 and can be done while moving... I'm hoping there's some adjustment. I can use it for most things that I do but I know it's not a good thing when I forget to take it out of...
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    Re: 4wheel drive growls???

    Thanks PILOON, I'll get it checked out... what tractor do you have??
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    4wheel drive growls???

    I have a Ford 1720 that sort of growls and sound like it's gears are dry when traveling in 4 wheel drive and occasionally will pop out of 4x4... I don't generally travel with it in but sometimes I...
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    Re: Mower Size Recommendation on XG3135H

    Looking at a 3135H as a possible replacement for my 1720. What does the manual say about the mower size? I have a 6 ft king kutter I use with my Ford. How do you like your 3135?? Any problems with...
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    Re: 1720, fix it or sell and buy a new one???

    Lol!!! Yeah, I hear you on the HST, definitely tempting, but I called my nephew this am, a great mechanic, and he'll pick it up in a week or so... I'll see how that goes and take it from there...BTW...
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    Re: 1720, fix it or sell and buy a new one???

    Thanks for the reply! Good to know that the hours aren't disqualifying for repair. Now, to find an independent tractor man. I think a few things may just need adjustment... the brakes and valves have...
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    1720, fix it or sell and buy a new one???

    I've got a Ford 1720 with a FEL and 12x4 standard transmission with 1600 hrs. It's everything I need but she showing some wear.... Everything still works but, I'm hearing a bit more valve clicking,...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Hydraulic filter for ford 1720

    I've sent Baldwin a request for information on what hydraulic filter should be used on a 1992 Ford 1720 I haven't heard back yet..... If and when I hear back I'll post the info here. I'll try to get...
  42. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    Thanks George! I'm going with the hydro for sure, it'll be easier for my wife and two boys to use as well..... best wishes, Bernie...
  43. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    Have you had any problems with it and what tires do you have?? Bernie...
  44. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    George, WOW!! You keep her busy!! :) does the front quick hitch attach to the loader arm's somehow????
  45. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    George, thanks for the reply!!! Seems everyone is hydro... I can't argue with that! Can you tell me about your XR3135H? What do you use it for, tires etc??
  46. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    Cataclysm, thanks for the reply, it sounds worse than standard shift.... why would anyone want shuttle???
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Hydraulic filter for ford 1720

    Thanks!!! To you both. This web site is awesome! Bought the tractor new in 1992... does this help??
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    Oil & Fuel Hydraulic filter for ford 1720

    Where can I get a less expensive, good quality hydraulic filter for a ford 1720? Any information, brand, part numbers, etc. Would be greatly appreciated... Thanks!!
  49. Re: XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    Thanks for the replies George and Maxify.. I know the hydrostatic s are easy-to-use and may go that route.. The XR models have what they call a (fully) synchro shuttle.. I was just wondering if...
  50. XR 3135 synchro shuttle or hydrostatic transmission??

    I'm a newbie, I have 1720 with a clutch-gear tranny and want to move up a bit in power... Seriously considering a XR3135 with FEL AND turf tires. We'll be using it mostly for mowing, brush hogging...
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