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    How to remove the dash on an F14

    Can anyone offer any advise as to how I remove the dashboard on an F14D? I want to install a switch and wiring for some rear facing work lights.

    I have removed the steering wheel, the throttle...
  2. Thread: Town Names

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    Re: Town Names

    Where I live, it's how stuff is pronounced that is weird.

    Whitworth, pronounced Witerth
    Slaithwaite, pronounced Slowit
    Mytholmroyd, no one seems to agree on that one, but it's funny listening to...
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    Re: Adding/Upgrading Headlights on YM2000

    Because I don't have a ROPS or anything to mount light high up, I replaced the original Yanmar candles with LED spot lights I bought of EBay. Details in this thread...
  4. Re: widening wheel stance on compact 4wd for steep land

    I operate mine almost exclusively on very steep slopes. So steep that it will slide straight down hill if I forget to engage the front wheels. I switched the rears over very early on and it makes a...
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    Re: Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    I shall do just that :thumbsup:
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    Re: Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    Thanks, I don't think I need any parts. New seal is in the post. I can make new O Ring to seal the case from some nitrile cord I already have.

    The only remaining problem is to stop oil coming out...
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    Re: Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    If it does leak, I've been put onto a product called Speedi Sleeve by SKF, cover any groove but allow me to keep the same seal. I don't know if there are other brands but they are a neat solution,...
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    Re: Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    Went and had another look with fresh eyes tonight. It is definitely weeping oil past the input shaft seal. So two probably unrelated problems.

    1) oil being pushed out the breather. Maybe due to...
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    I think it's leaking round the input shaft. It's...

    I think it's leaking round the input shaft. It's dry underneath, but can get the pulley off if necessary.

    I bought the mower second hand off a trader in all sorts of used machinery. He didn't do...
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    I'm not sure what the replacement cost would be...

    I'm not sure what the replacement cost would be here. I don't even see any for sale on line. Then again am I searching for the right thing? What are these gearboxes called? I've been searching "pto...
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    Re: Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    I'm pretty careful with the oil level, I always fill it half way up the sight the glass, so I don't think I've over filled it. Been using regular 80w90 gear oil in it.
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    Finish mower gearbox repair help.

    The gearbox on my finish mower is leaking a lot of oil and I'd like to replace the input shaft seal to see if that improves matters. It also throws some oil out through the vent hole in the filler...
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    Re: DR Wheeled Trimmer Overhaul Help

    Borrowed a gear puller and got it all apart. Bearings were dead. They were the shielded type, not sealed so the damp had got to them. The lower one was seized solid and the outer race had been...
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    Re: Who rides motorcycles?

    Deleted double post.
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    Re: Who rides motorcycles?

    I love motorcycle road racing. Got to go the Senior TT two years ago, fabulous atmosphere and experience. For biker there can be few better events.

    If there is any way you can get a copy, watch...
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    Re: DR Wheeled Trimmer Overhaul Help

    Thanks Aaron, very useful. I got the bearing unit off after watching that video. My model isn't exactly the same as that, but it got me there. The bearings are definitely finished, the pulley is...
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    DR Wheeled Trimmer Overhaul Help

    When we bought our house the previous owner left a DR wheeled trimmer behind. He thought it was broken as the engine wouldn't start, but it turns out it was just overfilled with oil which flooded the...
  18. Re: What would you do if you found an old aircraft bomb?

    These things get ploughed up fairly frequently in the UK. The army come and blow them up. Unless a trawler has caught one in it's net, then the Royal Navy do the blowing up. I'm not aware of one ever...
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    Re: Combined engine, gearbox, hydraulic oil.

    I don't think I need to worry too much about regressing the Stone Age just yet. I don't think we are in imminent danger of social collapse!

    Oil choice here is huge, but just not for UTO for some...
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    Re: Combined engine, gearbox, hydraulic oil.

    That oil meets GL4 spec, so has some gear oil properties at least and says is suitable for JD J20C and J27 applications whatever they are. As far as I can tell, neither Hy Guard or Hy Trans are...
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    Re: Combined engine, gearbox, hydraulic oil.

    I would hope this product has some additives that help overcome that problem. The gears shift smoothly and the 3ph seems lively enough .
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    Re: F14D Hydraulic connections

    That's a shame, would be really handy. So the only option is to add a separate remote connection as per the info on Hoye?

    I might need to ask this in the hydralic section, but if I was to add a...
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    Re: Yanmar 1610D Inter Axle Ratio

    I think if you are using the tractor on low traction surfaces, the accuracy may not be that critical. Although you may cause a bit more ground damage. Problems will arise if it's wrong and you are...
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    Re: F14D Hydraulic connections

    Just a quick thread bump. I'd very much like to get a hydraulic log splitter and maybe a hydraulic top link, but don't know if these will work using the above connections on my tractor. Any help...
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    Re: RIP, Roscoe P Coltrane

    I would have been the same. My Mum tells the story that I used to cry if the announcer said a particular episode was the last of the season! Don't remember that myself :D
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    Re: RIP, Roscoe P Coltrane

    I grew up,watching Dukes of Hazzard, my all time favourite show. Not many chargers in these parts, but there were plenty of orange painted Ford Capris around. I have a Basset now because Roscoe had...
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    Combined engine, gearbox, hydraulic oil.

    No real point to this thread other than to let people know what I've been using in my old Yanmar, a product I don't think you have in the US. It's a UTO that can be used as an engine oil as well as...
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    Re: F14D Hydraulic/Gearbox Oil Change

    Maybe I'll start a new thread in oil forum about this stuff. It seems the main USP is that the farmer only needs one oil for most/all applications round the farm keeping things simpler. Whether...
  29. Thread: YM2002D sold

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    Re: YM2002D sold

    This forum will be the poorer without you Winston1. Bon Voyage!
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    Re: F14D Hydraulic/Gearbox Oil Change

    Well, it's done now, so I guess I'll be able to tell you how it goes! The choice of available UTO is very limited here it seems, and most of them do engine, gearbox and hydraulic. Whether I'll use it...
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    Re: F14D Hydraulic/Gearbox Oil Change

    I worry a bit about it being a sort of Jack of all trades, master of none, but Fuchs have an excellent reputation so I'll not lose too much sleep over it. I didn't really have any readily available...
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    Re: Recommend me some tyre pressures

    I did think the front might be low. I noticed the sidewall cracking has got a lot worse, as though maybe the tyre is flexing to muck on sharp turns. I might go up to say 20 on the front.
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    F14D Hydraulic/Gearbox Oil Change

    This'll be pretty routine tedious stuff to most of you, but as there is so little info about on the F14D I though it might be useful for any curious owners in the future.

    Raising my 3ph was...
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    Recommend me some tyre pressures

    I've never bothered much with my tyre pressures as everything seemed to handle ok, but as I was giving the old girl a check over today I thought I ought to check them.

    20psi in the rear, 15psi in...
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    Re: Ring and pinion gear

    I can't really help other than to post a couple of links European parts sellers I've come across. Maybe if you email them they could offer some advice? Hope you get it sorted out.

    Yenibiz...
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    Re: Let there be light!

    Thanks, here's a link 2x 18W 6LED Work Light Fog Lamp Flood Beam Spot For Truck Jeep SUV ATV Off-road | eBay
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    Let there be light!

    My old original headlights were way past their best. Just about still functioning but corrosion in the lamps themselves and the wiring meant they weren't much good for anything other than a bit of...
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    Can't post using iOS app

    I've just tried to use the iOS app for the first time. I tried to start a thread but I can't type into any of the fields. The keyboard springs up but it appears be frozen. I have to force quit the...
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    Hi Paulo. Welcome. Where in Portugal are you?...

    Hi Paulo. Welcome. Where in Portugal are you? I've been a couple of times, it's a beautiful country.
  40. Re: How many watts can the el cynical system handle?

    Is it simple to measure how many amps the dynamo can give? I have a digital multimeter. If it is I could check mine at idle and other speeds, then I d know for sure.
  41. Re: How many watts can the el cynical system handle?

    Actually, having looked more closely at the lamps available, its going to be more like 80 to 100w for four lamps. Does that give me enough headroom to not worry about the battery draining at lower...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    buickanddeere is correct. In Europe we have been incentivised one way or another to buy diesels, but that shows signs of coming to an end as the powers that be start to realise there might be more...
  43. Re: How many watts can the el cynical system handle?

    I think I'll be looking at less than 50w (probably more like 40w) in total so that should be OK. I already use a battery conditioner (tender) so the battery is fresh every time I user the tractor.
    ...
  44. How many watts can the el cynical system handle?

    The tile should read "electrical" but I don't know how to edit it!

    I need to replace my headlights as they are rusted through, and at the same time add one or two work lights to the rear so I can...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    I worked it out. US$215 to fil a Raptor at the price I paid yesterday.
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    How many gallons is a Raptor fuel tank? I'll work it out....

    When I filled up yesterday, petrol,and diesel are both as cheap as I've seen them in 10 years, so maybe how's the time to buy a...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    getting a bit OT here, but when I passed my driving test the first Seats were just coming into the UK. The Ibiza with "system Porsche" written on doors. I understand Porsche may have consulted on the...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    It's all very interesting because it's easy to think that with globalisation, there not much different, but clearly North America is still substantially different to Europe, and I like that. I...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    I find it strange that a huge manufacturer like Nissan promotes a tie up with a separate engine maker. It's almost like saying "we don't know what we're doing so we paid someone else". I'm not aware...
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    Re: A lost Asset in Auto Transmissions

    You get something similar with "Terrain Response" in Land Rovers/Range Rovers. Select "snow" on the dial and the throttle pedal becomes very soft response.
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    Re: Where is my hydraulic screen?

    Thanks Hoye, that is exactly how mine looks. I assume "21" is the screen? Am I likely to need to replace any O rings on reassembly or should it go bsck ok with no leaks?
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    Re: Where is my hydraulic screen?

    Thanks for all the replies. My set up doesn't look like the exploded diagram from Hoye. Maybe these machines had more than one layout. I think the link from Winston1 offers some clue. I think I'm...
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    Where is my hydraulic screen?

    Does anyone know how I might find the hydraulic fluid screen on an F14D? It's getting a bit noisy when I raise the 3ph so I think it's new fluid and filter time. The spin on Hydraulic filter is under...
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    Re: Grease on battery terminals?

    I've been trawling Google since I started this thread. Views on the use of grease are mixed. Some say it isn't necessary on modern vehicles as the charging circuit is so well regulated that he...
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    Re: Grease on battery terminals?

    Thanks Paul, I just noticed I can get those little sachets for next to nothing on Ebay, so I'll pick a couple up.
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    Re: Grease on battery terminals?

    Thanks Eric. I shall, as you say, "goop up", at earliest opportunity!
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    Grease on battery terminals?

    I'm just putting a new battery on the Yanmar and just wondered, is it still the done thing to grease the battery terminals. Looking at my newish car, the terminals don't appear to have anyhting on...
  58. Re: Want to tow something big, but don't want to break your chassis in two?

    That was in my own time so doesn't count. I'm much more professional at work http://youtu.be/9xVXSPV3de0
  59. Re: Want to tow something big, but don't want to break your chassis in two?

    Because we don't use low range on the gearbox, to protect the axles I think (and it locks up the diff on the Shoguns which you don't want), and take up the slack very gently, you could potentially...
  60. Re: Want to tow something big, but don't want to break your chassis in two?

    Safety (and thus liability) was the key reason why load cell was introduced, plus we have some very strict policy on it's use. It's for clearing vehicles from the road in emergency situations, and...
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    F14D Hydraulic connections

    I know the UFO controls have been covered before but the other threads don't seem to answer this. Should be a simple question.

    Does this joystick......
  62. Want to tow something big, but don't want to break your chassis in two?

    I was prompted to post this up after mentioning it in another thread and just thought you might find it interesting. As part of my job 9 I sometimes need to tow large vehicles (40 tonnes plus) with a...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    When it's comes to the towing, we are a bit more technical than we used to be. We have a load cell that goes in line with the tow strap and gives you the force at the tow ball. It has a wireless...
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    Re: Compact Diesel trucks that we can't get here

    This is an entertaining thread looking at it from the other side of the fence. I really wish I could go and buy an F150 Raptor to contrast the workaday diesel 4x4s I drive for a living. More and more...
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    Re: A lost Asset in Auto Transmissions

    Haha, hold your excitement! The diesel I have driven is a great lumbering 4 cylinder 3.0. Plenty of torque but no power. Have towed a 40 tonne truck with one on more than one occasion.

    The bigger...
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    Re: A lost Asset in Auto Transmissions

    2008 Toyota Landcruiser Colorado 3.0 diesel has a "2nd Start" button, can't say I ever needed it though, even in snow. I'm not sure if this model would have been sold in the US, but I think it was...
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    Re: Walk Behind String Trimmer ??

    In my experience with a DR, the line is significantly tougher than with hand held trimmer. As long as I don't hit masonry it seems to last ages. No worries with it not being on a reel.
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    Re: Did some STEEP mowing today. Pictures

    My entire plot is on a slope that steep. Only about an acre but it takes two hours to mow and I'll only go straight up and down.I ended up on two wheels once and only the weight of the finish mower...
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    Good news! With the arms spaced further apart they are now more or less parallel with the mower hooked up. This seems to have had a positive effect on the stability of the whole rig. I spent two...
  70. Re: Yanmar 1820D Tire Adjustment & PTO Question from Washington

    Have a look under the front of your seat. On mine there is a black wheel to adjust the rate of descent of the 3 point hitch. Turn it all the way anti clockwise should give you almost instant drop. If...
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    I would guess your trator must be pretty closely related to mine. Similar HP, similar age, maybe a touch newer. But as you say, your axle looks a lot different. Looks stronger than mine, which just...
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    It's hard to see as I'm just viewing on my phone, but it looks like you just need the arms for the right hand side which are readily available. You might want to get a full set so everything matches....
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    Done as you suggested California. Much easier to get the mower on and off now. Bit of a quick fix asI just drilled the bolts to take clips rather than replacing with pins. Well worth 30mins in the...
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    Thanks again California. A fresh pair of eyes can usually spot an simple solution. I've a bag of those clips in the drawer so I'll make the change over the weekend.
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    Thanks for the positive comments. It all still in one piece and straight so I'm happy. The only thing I'm not 100% with are the stabiliser links. They are awkward and time consuming to alter which...
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    Re: Need help with a Yanmar 1300

    Service items are ok, you just need to spend a bit of time cross referencing filters. Most other things are impossible to find this side of the Atlantic.
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    Re: Need help with a Yanmar 1300

    Not much to add, just wanted to say hi! Nice to see another small Yanmar, especially in the north of England.

    If you do fit a three point hitch, id be interested to see how you attach the lower...
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    There's the channel tunnel. Drive your car, truck or whatever onto the train and 25mins later you are in France. Or there are many ferry crossing. Thousands of vehicles every day.

    I do it a couple...
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    But at least we have got Buckingham Palace to show for it!
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    Even some vehicles here avoid it. The European haulage companies now fit massive long range tanks on their trucks so they don't refuel at all when in the UK, which means UK based firms struggle to...
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    And that's about 30% cheaper than the road diesel I have to fill my car with. I dare not total up my monthly diesel bill for fear of a heart attack!
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    Glad this thread got revived today. I just got back from buying my first can of red diesel. It cost me 18 for 20 litres, or 90p/l. Anyone care to convert that into a US gallon price?
  83. Comparison Re: What are US Equivalents for Yanmar Grey Market Tractors? Need a manual!

    Hi!,

    I have an F14D too, great little Tractor. If you post in the Yanmar forum you will get tonnes of help. Manuals and parts are available from Hoye and Fredricks mainly.

    Please keep posting...
  84. Thread: Metric V belts

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    Re: Metric V belts

    I just checked and the one I posted above has pretty cheap postage to the US if the OP isn't in a rush.
  85. Thread: Metric V belts

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    Re: Metric V belts

    This website might help you identify the belt you need. I've used it a few times. They are in the uk so buying from them is probably not an option. But once you have the belt code, you could google...
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    Re: Only the Brits rant...

    The trick with Lucas is knowing how to keep the smoke inside the wires. Anyway, think yourself lucky we didn't send you the Austin Allegro!
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    Re: Only the Brits rant...

    We do it on purpose. It's revenge for you kicking us out all those years ago. :D
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    Over here, because the price difference between red and normal is massive, big organised crime are involved shipping, removing the dye and distributing red. The consequences of getting caught are...
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    You're memory is right, but the price didn't go down. My maths was way off, i converted litres to gallons but got the pounds to dollars bit wrong! :confused: It's actually more like $9 a gallon full...
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    Re: F14 - hydraulic/gearbox oil. Limited choice

    Would you mind saying what you paid for the Morris Super Farm?

    I've seen JD-303, JD-20C and JD-27. Is 27 the best?
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    For a private buyer, petrol and diesel is about 60% tax in the uk.
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    How does that compare to petrol? Here it's a bit cheaper, about 1.30 a litre.
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    Re: F14 - Steering free play adjustment.

    Funny you should ask, I just started a thread on that very subject... http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/oil-fuel-lubricants/316982-what-do-you-pay-diesel.html
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    That's actually more than I expected. There's a myth that fuel is super cheap on your side of the Atlantic.
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    What do you pay for diesel?

    Just out of curiosity, how much are people in the US paying for diesel? I know it's cheaper, but just curious how much.

    I use road diesel and paid about 1.38per litre which I think equates to...
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    Re: F14 - Steering free play adjustment.

    We do have red diesel for off road use but I don't use it. Just regular pump diesel for cars. I don't use enough to be worth the hassle of sourcing red.
  97. Thread: Hi and thanks

    by Bluest
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    Re: Hi and thanks

    South east Lancs, not far north of Manchester.

    Gone are the days when you could blast down the Peage, I realised that a year or two ago. I just set the cruise control to 130 and have a stress free...
  98. Thread: Hi and thanks

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    Re: Hi and thanks

    Hello compatriot!!! Good to hear a familiar accent...:)

    We live in the England and visit France a lot. My Wife's parents have a place on Mayenne and another in Orne. Neither have any land though....
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    Re: F14 - hydraulic/gearbox oil. Limited choice

    I'll go Dexron III then. I can pick that up at any car parts place.
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    Re: F14 - hydraulic/gearbox oil. Limited choice

    We ASDA, which is owned by Walmart, but they are just supermarkets. Stuff like this must be reserved to specialist agri suppliers, none near me I don't think.
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