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  1. Re: Old Taylor Way 8' 3ph disk, is it good or should I pass on it?

    If I needed a disc and all I had was $600 I would buy this one. I would work on getting the price down some though. I could straighten everything out but that is as much or more work than just...
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    Re: "Charging Button on 12v conversion"

    The charging button is just there to turn the alternator on so that it charges. If you replace the button with a light it will do the same thing only you won't have to push the button to make the...
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    Re: Bst way to finance a pole building?

    I'm thinking that with the oil patch slowed down the way it has in Alberta you might be able to get a crew to put up your building fer a very reasonable price. If your going to shop for a bank you...
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    Re: Home page problems

    Good bye Chrome hello Firefox!
  5. Re: Oil coming out my crankcase breather tube - New Holland TC29D

    I was thinking that it would be the baffles inside the valve cover that would be clogged. The breather tube might have some steel wool or equivalent inside to keep the insects out. I'm kind of out of...
  6. Re: 12 Mini-LED reverse lights (drilled into rear bumper)

    So what did you do on the inside of the bumper to protect the wires from gravel and ice?
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    Re: Building a fence - Backhoe or Auger?

    By crushed rock I mean 3/4" crushed rock with no fines in it. Other gravels work too except they aren't as self tightening as crushed rock. What happens is as you wiggle the post the rock settles in...
  8. Re: Oil coming out my crankcase breather tube - New Holland TC29D

    Ok so that rules out worn rings. The only other thing that I can come up with is that there might be something plugged or wrong with the baffles in the valve cover that separate the oil from the air...
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    Re: Building a fence - Backhoe or Auger?

    Analog I usually try to have about an inch of space or more around a pole. It's sometimes hard to get all the holes in a perfectly straight line so then the poles end up being off set to one side a...
  10. Re: Oil coming out my crankcase breather tube - New Holland TC29D

    Is the tractor getting harder to start with time?
  11. Re: mower selection help, 2 acres, rough ground, 5k budget

    I bought a used F-935 front mount John Deere about seven years ago. $5000 + about a $1000 in repairs and I haven't looked back. I added duals to make the ride smoother and every two years I buy new...
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    Re: Building a fence - Backhoe or Auger?

    I would agree on that. A guy could do the math on it too I suppose. It'll also depend on the size of the post.
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    Re: Building a fence - Backhoe or Auger?

    So why even bother with concrete? Just pour the hole around the post full of crushed rock like the power company's do. You have a self tightening post that won't rot.
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    Re: rops bolts came out

    Use a floor jack or a hydraulic jack or anything jack with a piece of 2x2 or similar to hold the bottom part up. You just need to lift it up enough to hold it there but you don't want it so tight...
  15. Re: rider dies when i put it in drive or engage PTO

    It could also be something with the seat switch. Check to make sure it's plugged in.
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    Home page problems

    Does anyone else have a home page that looks like this. For several month's I had to put up with several different lines of print being on the same line. It was clear for a month or so and now I get...
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    Re: D905 Kubota engine High RPM's

    I would be talking to a diesel injection rebuild shop with experience with Kubota's injection pumps. Talk to the service manager where you purchased the tractor.
  18. Re: Trying to repair Yanmar YM1500D front axle

    Drill a hole in the shaft so that you can use a pin to lock the nut. Use Lock-tight red or blue to chemically do the same thing. If there are enough threads on the shaft you can use another nut...
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    Re: Alternator?

    If you have a volt meter you should have about 13.8 volts minimum at the battery with all the light's on etc. 14.2 volts would be better but 13.8 will do. If you only have minimum voltage with the...
  20. Re: Adding/Installing a PTO on a MF 35 that did not have one from the factory...... M

    I went to this site Object moved and started looking but there are so many options that you should probably go there yourself and figure it out.
  21. Re: Stuck in stream down to the frame. Now out. Now what?

    I would just drive the tractor to a high spot on the land and leave the oil settle for a day or so. Find all the drain plugs and open them just enough to let the water run out. If there is no water...
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    Re: O'Reilly Auto Alternator

    So why even bother going to town for an alternator? I stock $20 rebuild kits and take them apart and install the new pieces and I have a rebuilt alternator. You can change a regular GM alternator to...
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    Re: 755 Loss of Power

    My first thought is, what's obstructing the fuel flow from the tank to the injection pump? Take the fuel line off at the fuel lift pump and check to see that there is a good flow.
  24. Re: What do you do with unused/partial cans of oil?

    My unknown oils go into a container marked for the oil can.
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    TIDE HSV just to answer your question. Yes when a left hand drill bit catches an edge on a broken bolt it's usually enough to spin the bolt remains right out. I usually try to drill about 1/4 of an...
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    Re: Filling the ROPS with foam on BX

    Ok so now the sweating question is answered. Does it make the tractor quieter to sit on? With the motor running of course! :)
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    I don't agree with you on this. Usually a bolt that breaks is a little distorted at the break. It's far easier to take it out the way it went in. Now your bolt might be an exception.
  28. Re: CK20 Hi Lo shifter stuck with Four Wheel Drive shifter

    They must have some linkage in common if they are moving simultaneously. Check under the tractor. I'm just guessing but is it where they enter the transmission?
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    Believe me once you have used a reverse twist drill bit you won't say they are basically the same. There is no comparison. A forward twist drill pushes the broken bolt further into the hole. Most...
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    Re: Raised beds and gardens

    One of the easiest ways to make a raised bed that I have seen is to just use an old freezer. Take the lid off and leave it at the dump and bring the rest home. I have never done this myself but...
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    You can also buy reverse twist drill bits. It's often a very quick easy way to get a broken bolt out. The drill bits aren't expensive either.
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    Re: Filling the ROPS with foam on BX

    I'm just here to see if this works or not. I have a folding ROPS and could probably just fill it with a long "straw".

    Two thoughts on this. One way to see if this works or not would be to wrap...
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    Re: No return fuel

    Someone with more knowledge can correct me if I'm wrong but return fuel is only the fuel that leaks past the internals of the injectors and injection pump. There should be some but it doesn't have to...
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    Backhoe Re: CASE 580 DIESEL

    Smoking heavily through the breather would be rings or valve stem seals. Depending on which model of 580 you have the motor might not have sleeves. If the motor is a B-4 Cummins, no sleeves.
  35. Re: CK20 Hi Lo shifter stuck with Four Wheel Drive shifter

    Are the levers side by side with the shaft of one lever going through the hollow shaft of the other. If they are then they could be seized together. You should be able to loosen the two of them up by...
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    Re: John Deere 445 surging

    Is this a gas or a diesel? Almost sounds like there is something in the fuel tank that is plugging off the fuel inlet at times.
  37. Re: What about a skidsteer backhoe on a tractor?

    Skid steer loader frames are built much heavier than compact tractor front end loader frames. You are just asking for trouble.
  38. Re: JD 650 3Pt keeps lowering while mowing

    I believe that you are looking at a parts adjustment. This is just an educated guess from the information you have given me.

    If you go to jdpc.deere.com and do a search for 650 you will find a...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: 0-40 wt. synthetic oil for summer use

    I buy 0W-40 from John Deere and use it in everything but my quad. I do a lot of heavy towing year round with my 98 Cummins.
  40. Re: Ford 2600 diesel running rough, black snmoke.

    Is your air filter clean?
  41. Re: JD 650 3Pt keeps lowering while mowing

    John Deere has owners manuals online. Whether your 650 is in the list I don't know. Maybe someone else can point that out.

    There should be some sort of friction setup for the three pint hitch...
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    Re: My wife hates my new tractor

    Seems to me this would be the time to invest in some body paint and an airbrush.
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    Re: John Deere 214 no spark

    Nine volts is a bit low but there could be a lot of current draw from the starter. A freshly charged battery should have about 13.2 across the poles. Try the screw driver on the points thing and see...
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    Re: Where to put the baby while mowing?

    Well I would say based on the photo the person is not mowing the grass. It doesn't even look freshly cut. And maybe I'm a bit naive but my thoughts are that you just can't be that stupid to mow with...
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    Re: John Deere 214 no spark

    Ok so when you turn the key on there should be power measured with a test light at the positive terminal of the coil. (You can use a volt meter too.) The points need to be open when you are checking...
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    Traction Re: Traction in Mud

    Well what you say may very well be true for your soils but I have no problems with traction or flotation. Here the mud is sticky enough that even without the duals there is plenty of traction.

    I...
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    Re: Where to put the baby while mowing?

    I think the real idiots here are the people assuming that what they think they are seeing is true without checking things out to see if it really is true! Way too many people judge without knowing...
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    Re: John Deere 214 no spark

    So was the motor running before you started replacing parts? If it wasn't then it might not be the fault of any of the parts you replaced. What model of motor is on this tractor? Is it a magneto...
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    Traction Re: Traction in Mud

    I would say never be embarrassed about getting stuck. Look at it as education. You are learning the limits of your tractor. And how are you going to learn that if you don't go there. Same for getting...
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    Re: kubota or john deer

    They both manufacture a good tractor. John Deere's are just a bit better. That is my totally unbiased opinion. :)
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    Traction Re: Traction in Mud

    Some tractors are designed so that to keep the differential lock engaged you need to keep you foot on the diff lock pedal. Others are designed so that a short tap on one brake pedal will disengage...
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    Re: Turf Tire Advice 10.5 vs 12.5

    I needed some wider rims at one point in time so I set my tractor up on jack stands and put it in gear. I set a chop saw against the rims and sawed them in two. From there it wasn't hard to weld in...
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    Traction Re: Traction in Mud

    If you set up your tractor with duals and wider front tires like this you will never get stuck. If you want to know how I attach the duals I can post more pictures.

    I also am better at modifying...
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    Re: logging winch build

    There are also larger electric clutches on combines that operate the unloading auger. This is just in case you think that an AC clutch might be a bit light.
  55. Re: John Deere 955 rolls freely when foot removed from hydro pedal

    The forward/reverse pedals are connected to a rod that operates a lever on the side of the transmission. On my 955 the forward/reverse shaft that goes into the transmission had a bushing that was...
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    Re: logging winch build

    Here's just me thinking out loud. Couldn't you just bolt a regular automotive style clutch to a sprocket? Then parts would be fairly common.
  57. Re: Business owners- Looking for a good source for receipts/estimate booklets A(or ap

    When I had my iPhone i used Invoice to Go. Cost was a one time $10 fee. It was a really good program but when I switched to a Samsung I figured $100/year was a bit much to keep the same program. I...
  58. Re: John Deere 955 rolls freely when foot removed from hydro pedal

    Is the pump sucking air? Is there enough transmission oil? Is the free wheeling worse after the tractor is warmed up? Or just the opposite?
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    Re: Lifting 1,000 Gallon Propane Tank.....

    These tanks are quite easy to make safe. Take out all the valves etc and put it in the middle of a large field. Surround the tank with straw bales and light the bales. The heat from the bales drives...
  60. Re: F935 transmission fluid change/ level not showing on sight glass

    I did the same thing using JD low visc and had to install a new tube to be able to see the oil. It's not hard to do. It's not fun either. If I remember correctly I just used a piece of new plastic...
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    Re: Hydraulic pump

    5.55 cm3/revolution = 0.00146615 US gpm or 0.00122083 Imp. gpm. Since most hydraulics are in US gpm I'll go with that. 0.00146615 x 2000 rpm = 2.9323 US gpm. Now this is the part that I'm not sure...
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    Re: Flipping tractors?

    I have a friend in Medicine Hat Alberta that does this for the fun of it. He buys mostly 80 - 150 hp John Deere's and has a lot of fun doing it. He buys tractors all over western Canada and his...
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    Re: Hydraulic pump

    Fordermenge = the output = 5.55 cubic cm/revolution = .33868 cubic inches/revolution. Max. Drehzahl = 2500 rpm. Max. Betreibsdruck = working or operating pressure 300 kg/cm2 = (kgf/cm2) = 4267 psi.
  64. Re: John Deere 755 front loader hydraulics

    I got this off of one of the vendors on this forum. It's a very detailed guide on how to identify hydraulic fittings. I saved it to my hard drive as I knew it would be handy someday.
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    Re: Rear PTO does not engage (NH TC19)

    I have never looked through a NH service manual but if they are written as clearly and thoroughly as John Deere service manuals you will have no problem taking your tractor apart, doing the repairs...
  66. Re: I dont understand my PTO and how it is supposed to work...

    The only time a small square baler pounds is when you feed it to maximum capacity.
  67. Re: I dont understand my PTO and how it is supposed to work...

    New Holland balers already have an overrunning clutch built into the pto drive line. It's right next to the flywheel.

    Your tractor will have no problems running the baler
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    Re: R1's or R4"s???

    One more con on R-4's. They are rougher riding than any other tire out there.
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    Re: How to "relax" and "let it go"

    Here's some practical things from my own life. It's about my kids but I use it in other things too. I like to have stuff just so so. I could get my nose quite out of joint if my kids didn't behave in...
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    Grapple Re: Which type of grapple

    I transport two buckets at times. It's really not that difficult. I made my manure bucket slightly narrower than my materials bucket. It's quite easy to slide the manure bucket inside the other...
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    Re: 12 x 16 Shed - Foundation Questions

    Does anyone in your area install screw piles? It's basically a pipe with a significantly larger helix welded onto it and you just screw them into the ground. I've also seen them in hardware stores...
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    Re: Cement Wheel Weights

    So can you take the cement out of the rim if you need to repair or change a tire?
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    Tires Re: What are your thoughts?

    Industrials also ride a lot rougher as they have heavier side walls.
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    Re: 3 point top link

    I should have mentioned before there is a seller on this site too that sets up hydraulic accessories for three points. I don't remember the name but maybe someone who does can mention him in a post....
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    Re: 3 point top link

    If you have a spare hydraulic outlet you'll never be sorry that you bought a hydraulic top link. They are fairly reasonable from Surplus Center.
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    Re: New Spotlight

    I saw a homemade one once that I found interesting. Basically the guy had taken a gallon antifreeze jug and cut three sides of a square hole in the back. He made the hole large enough to slide a...
  77. Re: John Deere 1050 MFWD - Shifter Spinning

    Probably don'e have to pop the whole top cover. Just remove the shifter cover and replace the roll pin that keeps the shifter from turning. There is a possibility that there are other parts wore out....
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    Double post
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    Life is too short to be good!

    And I like to tie that in with...

    Only the good die young so I'm not going to take any chances!
  80. Re: A couple of time saving tricks I came up with , or i think i did

    One easy way to take the rust off of metal is to mix some molasses with water. One part molasses to eight to ten parts water. Just submerge the parts for about a week and they come out clean.

    I...
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    Re: BKT tires vs. Titan (Ag tread)

    I found and this is not always true but usually BKT tires are slightly smaller in height than an equal numbered tire from another manufacturer. On a 38" tire it can be several inches smaller in...
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    Re: Please help I'm stuck!

    Can you turn the engine backwards to release the pressure on the gears? Just grab the fan or put a wrench on the alternator pulley bolt and turn. Sometimes you have to hold the belt tight by hand to...
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    Re: Trouble Getting 8N Started

    Reread post number two.
  84. Re: Yanmar 2210 BD capable of pulling small baler? Like 315 new holland?

    I could be wrong but all the New Holland balers I've baled with have an over running clutch in the flywheel area. There is no need to buy a separate one.
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    Re: My old B 414 leaks oil

    Just google case ih parts and that should get you to their parts website. If you google part numbers and get hits that's usually a good indication of parts availability.

    Lots of times valve cover...
  86. Re: Need help with homemade pto log splitter!

    So... This might be a dumb question but why not convert it to run off of the tractor hydraulics?
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    Re: Husky walk behind surging

    I usually look for a model number on the carb and google it. eBay works for me but there are other sources too. Something like "carburator for a 12 hp Briggs and Stratton engine?" works too.
  88. Re: Yanmar 2210 BD capable of pulling small baler? Like 315 new holland?

    I have baled with my tractor (28 pto hp) and a medium New Holland small square baler and it worked great so I don't see you having issues with a small baler.

    My biggest concern would be how steep...
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    Re: Husky walk behind surging

    If you do decide to replace the carb with a new one buy one for the same series of motor only for an older motor. From before the epa got involved. Older carbs still have adjustable idle jets which...
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    Re: help getting shed on trailer

    My buddy has a small ice fishing shack and he just winches it up into the back of his truck all the time. He had a friend make a roller that keeps the weight off the tail gate and helps the winch...
  91. Re: John Deere 4310 does not go forward or reverse

    TM1985 is the paper manual and around $150. TM1985CD is the CD and it was about $75.

    I have gone to my local dealer and they have printed parts of manuals for me. They will also loan out their...
  92. Re: Jd 4600 tie rod ends, has anyone ever rebuilt tie rod ends

    Just look a little closer and you'll see the C.
  93. Re: 8 f.LED shop light verses Fluorescents?

    I replaced a four foot fluorescent in the bathroom with two 780 lumen led's after getting tired of replacing ballast's. Noticeably more light. 1560 lumens vs 1200 for a four foot fluorescent. Then I...
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    Re: What is this attachment?

    I would agree.
  95. Re: John Deere 4310 does not go forward or reverse

    Fault code 21. Machine does not drive. Caused by "Controller sees forward input but does not receive a back feed from forward pressure transducer". Test forward proportional solenoid and forward...
  96. Re: John Deere 4310 does not go forward or reverse

    I'm going to take it as a one long and three short as there is no other code that comes close. That code is fault code 9 which is "simultaneous command from forward and reverse". Reset action is that...
  97. Re: Schrader fitting, for setting tubeless tires (small & motorcycle etc)

    I have done this numerous times with considerably more success I might add. I don't use starting fluid though it will work. I use propane because it's what I have. The bonus is that propane sinks in...
  98. Re: John Deere 4310 does not go forward or reverse

    Try this. Take the cover off of the forward/reverse pedals under the deck and make sure all the electrical connectors are pushed in all the way. Take each wire and make sure it's pushed into the...
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    Re: New Lawn Tractor Advice?

    If I was in your shoes I would be looking for a 755/855 John Deere. Your not stuck right now as you have two tractors that are doing the job. (You didn't mention that they were not working) So take...
  100. Re: Jd 4600 tie rod ends, has anyone ever rebuilt tie rod ends

    So I went through the parts catalog again and found out why one joint cost more than the other. There is a new updated tie rod and the cheaper joints are for the old style tie rod. The two part...
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