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    Re: John Deere 2013-2015, 5E series brake problem?

    I totally agree! Something should be done! My dealer simply adjusted mine for me and told me they were better than the specs that Deere was giving for the brakes. Better isn't good enough for me! ...
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    New to me! This is the one that I was talking about. I think it is in pretty good shape for a 2012!
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    Re: X700 Series w/7-Iron Mower

    Glad to hear all the good revues on the 7 iron deck as I just bought a 740 with a 60 inch 7 iron. Probably only one mowing left this year but should have fun with it next year!
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Well, still I tight fit but I remeasured the lower part of the trailer where the deck would fit and it is actually 62 and 1/2 inches. Maybe I good squeeze it in with a little cardboard on each side...
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    I found a site that has the deck total width at 61.3 inches. That would be a tight fit but it may just fit? .7 isn't allot to work with and I really don't want to scratch it up, either the mower or...
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    I think that may be because the OP bought it before someone else decided to. Hope it was a good decision on my part. Thanks for everyone's help. Now my problem is whether or not I can get it on my...
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Thanks
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    They told me this is a 2012!
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    I understand what you are saying. I like my 425 too but would also like a little better ride and a 60 inch cut.
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Thanks!
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Thanks! You have a very nice one there! I was thinking about getting the grill guard if I get it too!
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Is the motor a good thing?
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    Re: X740? Used price?

    Ya, I don't know. I sure couldn't see anything wrong with it and it started right up! There are other 740s that are for sale in the area but as far as I can tell, the avg. price for a similar machine...
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    X740? Used price?

    I have been toying with the idea of replacing my 425 with a X740. Has the 7 iron 60 inch deck with 214 hours and is a 2012. I have done allot of research on the net and not finding anything close to...
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    Re: John Deere 2013-2015, 5E series brake problem?

    Tractor taken to dealer and getting back today!.
    I am not a mechanic so I won't do a good job of explaining this but my dealer did some research on the subject at the Deere level and told me that...
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    Re: John Deere 2013-2015, 5E series brake problem?

    I agree with you on all counts!! Not sure they mounted the hydraulics correctly either! One of the reasons I have contacted another dealer about the issue. They have started a warranty claim on the...
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    Re: Good blade for a 5045E Deere?

    I am sure you are probably right but I am not thinking I want to spend that much more. Looks like a great blade though!
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    Good blade for a 5045E Deere?

    Any thoughts on what would be a good size and model to get for the back blade on a 5045E John Deere? I have a BushHog 7 foot right now that just isn't built up to the toughness needed. We bent a part...
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    Re: John Deere 2013-2015, 5E series brake problem?

    After doing a search on Google, I found this problem being discussed on this site. I am having the exact same issue with a 5045E, 2014 or 2015 model, not sure which year it is exactly. Only 55 hours....
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    Re: John Deere Quality Control Problems

    I knew when I said that it was wrong!! Silly me! It is a 5045E!!
    Yep, the 50 hour check list is on my bucket list!
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    Re: John Deere Quality Control Problems

    Well, I should add that I did end up purchasing a 5045D 4 wheel drive with loader and now have about 50 hours on it! The only thing I have done so far is replaced the plastic toy tool box that comes...
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    Re: I broke my three point hitch.!!!

    x2, what were they thinkin?? I know, they weren't!
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    Buying Advice Re: My 1st Deere 5045E

    I just stumbled onto this as I just got my new 5045E as well. I have the top exhaust and can't get it in my garage! I may have to go with the under exhaust but was thinking, I wonder if there is a...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Exactly where it is going!
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Ya, It was just never listed in the breakdown he gave me in the figures. Looked like he broke everything else down. Doesn't really matter that much to me unless he tries to charge me more for it now...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Sooo, it comes with it but you have to pay for it?
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Quick Hitch Bushing

    Stumbled onto this old thread and am wanting to know a similar thing. I do want to put these Quick Hitch Bushings on for my Pat's Easy Hitch system (which is a Cat II system) but my question is if I...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Will be interested to see! Thanks, I just know on a couple of my quotes they added 300.00 for it!
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Yes, well, guess we will see. Don't plan on doing allot of heavy stuff with the loader but you never know. I have heard once you have one you end up doing allot more than you ever thought you would....
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    The never ending saga continues!
    Dealer called me today to tell me it was already to go. Loader hooked up etc. I discussed getting beat juice that I still haven't decided on and he is to get me a...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Well, sounds good. Just want to be sure. That was kind of my take on it too! Thanks!
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Thanks so much!! Man, you did a great job on that grill guard!! I have a friend who has the materials to make something similar, I just hate to bother him with it. I sure understand what you are...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    OK, before I get real excited and order the grill guard to fit onto this hood guard, I would like to make sure this is the correct hood guard. I think it is but I am not 100% positive. The reason I...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Well, good news, I think. I found some bushings at a local farm store that are almost exactly the same size as the needed bushings for allot less money. They are 2 inches long, 3/4 inch inside and 1...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Yep, that has crossed my mind as well. I mentioned something to a buddy of mine who is a big farmer and very good with steel. He told me not to buy anything as he has the stock to make whatever...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Ya, well, I had a 2 wheel drive tractor till just trading it in for the new 5045E. Hoping it is worth the trade difference but getting a loader too will be a benefit. Just been looking around the net...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    I see what you are saying. I think they make the same guard for both the E and D tractors. Would think the E tractors front tires would stick out much further than the D's.
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    I am not totally following you here! I know you just bolt it on but it looks like you could bolt it on a little further forward or a little further back as there are 4 bolt holes on the bottom and 2...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Well, that is very helpful!!! Thanks so much!! So It is actually a 3 and 1/4 inch long 5/8 bolt then, it appears. I know they aren't always easy to measure. Washer may have been on when it got...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Ya, I have looked all over the net for a parts list for the hood guard without much luck! Interesting they would have metric for the frame mount and standard on the front. Now my question is relative...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Thanks so much!!! Very thoughtful of you! :thumbsup:
    The threads, I guess, might be the other question or would all English grade 5's be cut with the same threads? At least I know they are a 5/8ths...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Ya, I have no doubt I could beat the spacer price by using washers. I just need to figure out the bolt size I need now! :)
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    I just thought of an idea that should save some money on the spacers. Don't know why it took me so long. Anything wrong with using several washers stacked??
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Thanks, I will check with him but everything I have seen on the net is about 17.00 or more for each spacer. I may end up having to make some out of pipe or something!
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    OK, well, I got the main frame of the guard on order and I thought I got a good price on it, about 100.00 shipped but now I find out that it doesn't come with the bolts or spacers! Those spacers...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Oh my, the plot thickens! Thanks allot for your efforts in doing this for me. The two inch pipe spacers has me puzzled. Would that mean the actual width of the tractor itself where the unit attaches...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Ya, I have been there numberous times. doesn't give me any measurements. It is the main hood guard that I am interested in learning the width of the bracket where it attaches to the tractor, not the...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Is that the width at the widest point or where the bracket attaches? I am most interested in finding out the inside measurement of where it attaches. I am thinking and hoping it is around 21 and 1/2...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    vtsnowedin , Another question on the hood or grill guard! Can you tell me what the width of the front of your tractor is where it would bolt on? I have one spotted and I think it is the right one but...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Thanks for the update! Sure hope you get that thing working the way it should!
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    Re: I broke my three point hitch.!!!

    You are not increasing my confidence that I ordered the right tractor!! Maybe I should have got the Kubota after all since I ordered the exact same one you got and I have read of other issues with...
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    Re: I broke my three point hitch.!!!

    I assume you got the correct bolts and everything went back together the way it should?
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    Re: JD 5055/5065 price check and questions

    Exactly but since the other deal from a competing John Deere dealer was still 6000.00 more, I decided to go ahead and order it anyway. I think he was making me a fair deal and the other dealer...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Guess I am going to have to do a search to see what else you have written on it. I am very interested since I just ordered a new one. Should be here in a couple of weeks. Am I going to wish I got a...
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    Re: Ordered a 5045E

    Sooo, I came upon this thread and it appears it ended on 7/3/2012. Would love to hear how your tractor turned out. I just ordered a new 5045E too!
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    Re: JD 5055/5065 price check and questions

    Yes, both of the other dealers I talked to are within 50 miles of me. I really think the first dealer that gave me the trade price probably was giving me a fair trade price but I just don't...
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    Re: JD 5055/5065 price check and questions

    The above has been troubling me. Anyone have any thoughts as to this deal he has put together for me? I have checked with another Deere dealer and a Kubota dealer. They have both gone out and...
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    Re: John Deere Quality Control Problems

    I am getting confused. Is the MX and M in the same series? In looking at the book, it appears they are to me. But, some would say, it isn't the tractor that the 5000 series Deere is??
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    Re: John Deere Quality Control Problems

    So, you are saying the Deere 5000 is a tractor built more for farm use than the MX of Kubota? I did notice a substantial difference in total weight between the two. Seems the Deere weighs over 1000...
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    Re: JD 5055/5065 price check and questions

    I have been looking at the 5000 series as well. Specifically the 45 or 55. As I understand it, you can either get the 60 months interest free or 1500 off if you pay cash. My dealer gave me a quote to...
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    Re: John Deere Quality Control Problems

    Oh my gosh! I agree with everyone of you guys!! I was going to start a new thread on what I should purchase and still may but I have a big farmer friend who bleeds green! He has not been real happy...
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    Re: Ford Blue = Old New Holland Blue?

    Thanks for the info but you are really late to the party! Still good info!
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    Quick Hitch for New Holland TT45A

    I have the Pats Easy Hitch on my TT45A and my son has been using it to blade snow with. Says the blade falls off on him as the springs are not holding the little lever in place over the pin or...
  64. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    Glad at least someone else thinks the way I do! Today, my dealer called me to let me know they have revised the bill to 330.00. This is, in my opinion, much more acceptable and I will get it paid as...
  65. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    I pushed in on the clutch to shift down at the top of the hill and then tried to release same. It was stuck behind the stop, that is what caused the problem!
  66. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    I think New Holland is being fair too. I am not convinced my dealer is though.
    Don't know if you are familiar with a tt45a but it doesn't take nearly as much oil as a diesel truck. About 5 or 6...
  67. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    Thank you Jim!!!! Sometimes I just feel like the whole world is against me and it has been one of those weeks! I appreciate your understanding!
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    Re: TT45A scare!

    Sooo, it is obvious to me, we don't see this the same. Was the proximate cause of the accident me putting it in the wrong gear to start with or the clutch pedal sticking on the other side of the...
  69. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    This is a followup on the above. Please note that New Holland has agreed to allow 350.00 toward this bill. I still think it is about 200.00 to high. Dealer told me they charge 70.00 per hour but...
  70. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    Yes, I can confirm I slid. I looked at the situation afterwards and left skids in the grass to bare ground. Understand what you are saying but there is no way I was going to go down that hill in 4th...
  71. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    I agree it does need redesigned but that should be a New Holland problem, not mine!
    I pushed in the clutch to try to change to a lower gear, it wasn't a reaction to losing control.
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    Re: TT45A scare!

    I can't disagree with anything you said but why not have a better design than that for the clutch pedal? There would be no way for this to happen if they would design it so the clutch pedal hit the...
  73. Thread: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    You may be right about the brakes! If it is sliding with the wheels not turning though, I am not sure adjusting them is going to do much good.
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    Re: TT45A scare!

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    Re: TT45A scare!

    Any ideas who to write on this event as I have not got a reply yet. It just should not do what it did, in my opinion! Thanks!
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    TT45A scare!

    I just wanted to share the following that I just wrote to an email address I found for New Holland. Might not be the right address but hopefully it will get to the right place. If anyone has a email...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: lynch pin help

    I had a devil of a time yesterday when one of the pins came off one of my lower arms that goes on under the tractor. I finally got it all put back together and the mower hooked back up and put on the...
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    Re: 7 prong implement plug? TT45A

    Thanks! That should help unless, for some reason, New Holland has the socket wired differently than that.
    We will give it a go and see.
    Thanks again.
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    Re: 7 prong implement plug? TT45A

    OK, well, I think I have the right one now. My son went out and looked at it and it is as you described. 7 pin style, not flat. Now, I have two wires coming off of my sprayer to hook up to the seven...
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    Re: 7 prong implement plug? TT45A

    Do they only make one round pin style? I saw one yesterday at a local store but thought it seemed bigger than what I had remembered the socket being.
    Thanks
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    7 prong implement plug? TT45A

    I don't have my tractor near me at this point. About 12 miles away. I just bought and put together a 40 gal. 3 pt sprayer for it but don't want to use the clips that clip to the battery. I think it...
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    Re: Pics of spray rig on JD 3520

    I just bought the same unit and putting it together, or maybe I should say trying to. Directions could be better for someone as dumb as I am! I have about 12 acres I need to get sprayed and didn't...
  83. Re: Which Rotary cutter would you buy, wanting a 5 footer for a TT45A (40 HP)

    I have and probably will continue to buy things I don't necessarily need but rather want.
    One thing about the newer cutter is the tip speed is about 2000 feet per minute faster. Not sure that will...
  84. Re: Which Rotary cutter would you buy, wanting a 5 footer for a TT45A (40 HP)

    Ya, well, I wrote that on another thread and never got a response so then I copied and pasted. Forgot to remove the first sentence. Yes, this is a new thread and I edited the question so it would be...
  85. Re: Which Rotary cutter would you buy, wanting a 5 footer for a TT45A (40 HP)

    The MD160 is a similar duty to the others. I think when it came out they said the md stood for medium duty. I know it has lots of life left in it. The back of the deck is dented up pretty good and...
  86. Rotary Cutter Re: Landpride RCR1860 advice needed....please...

    Hmmm, are you sure the blades don't just appear to be in weird positions? By this I mean, when the gears are engaged and it is spinning they should pivot around so they are opposite each other.
    Here...
  87. Which Rotary cutter would you buy, wanting a 5 footer for a TT45A (40 HP)

    I have a Woods MD160 that I think it is time to replace. Bought new in 2000. Doesn't leak and not much of any signs of rust yet but I am wanting to replace it while it still has some trade in value....
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    Re: Rotary Cutter Selection Assistance

    I was going to start a new thread but this one looks like a good one to ask about a similar question. I have a Woods MD160 that I think it is time to replace. Bought new in 2000. Doesn't leak and not...
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    Re: tt45a, hub assy.?

    Thanks guys. I found no play in them so guess I am good to go. I hate it when you put grease in and are never sure you have enough till you start seeing it come out a seal!
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    tt45a, hub assy.?

    I have been working away trying to get my little TT45A up to snuff. All filters have been changed and it is all cleaned up. A little paint here and a little paint there. Just got in from trying to...
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    Re: TT45A, oil filler cap. I'm disappointed!

    I am sooo dumb! I found the correct one! Well, why in the heck did they put one on the top and one on the side??? I didn't do any harm by putting it in the top fill cap did I? I mean it isn't going...
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    Re: TT45A, oil filler cap. I'm disappointed!

    Ya, the weird thing is when I look in the manual. It shows one with the tube extending up and also shows one on the side of the motor but mine isn't like either one. Just a cap that screws in from...
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    Re: TT45A Hydraulic fluid

    So, is this the only thing I need to know for cross reference "API CL4, ISO 32/46"?
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    TT45A Hydraulic fluid

    Book calls for New Holland specification NH410B with international specification as API CL4, ISO 32/46
    Is there one I can use that meets these qualifications other than the New Holland? My dealer is...
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    TT45A, oil filler cap. I'm disappointed!

    Well, over due for the first oil change but I finally got around to it and am really disappointed in the workmanship. I have written New Holland a note to let them know of the problem. Don't know if...
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    Re: Ford Blue = Old New Holland Blue?

    So, should I use the New New Holland blue on my tt45a? 2009 model. Thanks
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    TT45A tire pressure?

    I don't have a loader but I can't figure out by my manual what the pressure is suppose to run. Whoops, I may have just found something in the manual other than the tables on page 3-24. Those are...
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    Re: Call me STUPID!!

    If I made one from scrap, it would look like crap!!! :laughing:
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    Re: Call me STUPID!!

    Oh ya, I knew that! But I don't have one. I have been thinking I should get one but they seem to want an arm and a leg for a NH one. I have heard aftermarket are cheaper and just as good.
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    Re: Call me STUPID!!

    Remember, I am stupid, what is FEL? Also, I spoke to a good friend of mine who is a John Deere nut. Everything Deere for him. Anyway, he told me just using the power steering is enough to warrant...
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