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    Re: L5030 Three point hitch issue.

    On my 3350 the 3ph is gravity drop. Makes me think some of the linkages may need to be lubed. Just my 3cents
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    Re: outdoors with the Morgans

    Yup, tier 4 regens while it works. Just have to be mindful to keep rpms up until regen is finished.
  3. Re: Kubota BX1850 + BX2750D + hydraulic rotator stuck

    I have a sand driveway and found after a few years that the plastic ring bearing gets rather worn and that causes some gear mesh problems. A new plastic ring was a few bucks and helped my chute...
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    Re: Kubota VS WIX/NAPA oil filters

    This whole thing reminds me of an old expression......"penny wise, pound foolish".....
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    Re: Kubota VS WIX/NAPA oil filters

    Being an old guy I use motorcraft in my fords, kub ota on my tractors,
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Trade you snow and the minus 22 we had the other day!
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Went out to blow some snow today and thought about regens and had the feeling it was impending.
    I was right....worked great as usual. My 3350 was upgraded and I've had no problems because my dealer...
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    Re: Cold weather tractor problem

    You might want to look at getting/making a winter front for the rad. That might help to keep the heat in and the pcv free to operate.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Kubota 1100VTX won't start

    There will be a lot of hard starts tomorrow in new England. Just changed my filter and dumped out a bunch of jelly. Added 911 to my tank, plugged in the block heater , started it up and ran it for...
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    Re: Coolant Leak from block heater? Kubota BX

    Teflon tape for the threaded kind works. I installed a threaded thermostat in a 2200 a few years ago and had to redo it using tape. Threads on castings are not that tight
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    Re: Starting Your Kubota in Cold Weather

    Always use power service in fuel, synthetic motor oil, battery tender, and block heater. My block heater is plugged into a WiFi plug such that I can schedule time to turn on or do it manually....
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    Re: Snowblower skids excessive wear?

    Maybe you mentioned it.....Are you using the float position. If not you should, I think...
  13. Re: HST Tractor, Transmission fluid 4 inches above full line on dipstick. Safe for us

    Low tire? Uneven ground? Doesnít make sense that youíd have such a large swing in volume.
  14. Thread: It's mine!

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    Re: It's mine!

    Time for a new one! Congrats
  15. Thread: New BX2380

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    New BX2380

    Donít know if you got shear pins/bolts or not for the blower. Might want to get a handful. Also, look at the instructions for replacing the shear pins before you have to replace a broken one.Just...
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    Re: Backhoes and rim guard

    When I had a tlb I asked the same question. My dealer filled my tires as part of the deal as well. I had no problems at all. The outriggers lifted the rear end and everything was stable .
  17. Re: Block heater or in line coolant heater for my BX2230

    Watch out removing the freeze plug. There was a thread last year about someone who drilled out the plug and put a whole into a cylinder. My 3350 has a screw in heater and when itís below zero it...
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    Re: L3000 won't start

    Safety switch. I did the same thing when I bumped the pto lever getting out of the cab and nothing would happen.
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    Re: bx LA 243 loader grease zerks

    Should be sae not sea. If I need to replace a zerk I match it up to a new one and install it gently to insure it is the right size and thread and then tighten it down.
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    Re: bx LA 243 loader grease zerks

    Some zerks are metric and some not. I think it depends on where the unit was made. Because of this I have assortments of both metric and sea.
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    Re: B2782B Front Mount Blower Maintenance

    I drilled a hole with a step drill at the cover top. Allows me to spray or use chain saw oil and pour it over the chain as necessary. I need to get a rubber grommet or stopper to prevent water...
  22. Re: Are the Zerk Fittings on the Tie Rods (L3800) PRESSED In or do they SCREW in?

    I'm guessing the zeros are threaded on.
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    Re: Noise Reduction - Cab vs No Cab

    I'll take a bit of noise over a face full of snow at zero degrees.
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    Re: Need to change hydraulic oil in L3430

    Lowes sells large plastic bins for mixing concrete and other stuff. Makes a cheap but large catch can for draining anything.
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    B2650 entry step

    I'm a petite 136 pounds and I can make the cab shake a bit. I agree that the cab's rubber isolater cause the motion but if the cab was solid mounted to the frame the noise would be terrible.
  26. Thread: Dpf issue.

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    Re: Dpf issue.

    Mine is up to date and runs like a champ. Hardly notice Regen unless I happen to look at the dash
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    Re: BX2200 motor cutting out ??

    Check the fuel cap and make sure it is clean.
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    Re: Dolly for Backhoe?

    I had a lighter bh and made a dolly using 3 moving furniture dollies and some 2x4 to hold them together. The rig would move on cement if the floor was very clean Lowes sells the furniture dollies I...
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    Re: Snowblower for a Kubota L4610hsthc

    A couple of other things you should no is that a front mount blower requires a sub frame,with related drive shafts. You might want a hydraulic chute rotator ($800). All the pieces and parts add up...
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    Re: Snowblower for a Kubota L4610hsthc

    I have used front blowers/plows for years. The front, for me is a nobrainer. I can switch from plow to blower in a couple of minutes. On my 3350 you have to remove the feel in order to use the front...
  31. Thread: axle bolts

    by sandyc
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    Tires Re: axle bolts

    Ok. I traded in my 2920 and don't have a by. I wonder if I can read that in one of the manuals. Oh well, no problem. Time for my nap to get ready for some snow blowing tomorrow. + 20 inches expected...
  32. Thread: axle bolts

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    Tires Re: axle bolts

    Maybe I missed something but I remember reading something about rear wheel fasteners would loosen if you used the backhoe and had the wheels off the ground and brake off. At my age who knows what I...
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    Re: L40 Cab owners-- what is this elec. connector?

    Just for grins, put a volt ohmmeter on it and see if it is 12 volt power. Also see if it is switched power. Previous owner may have had a fan or something like that.
  34. Re: New Kubota M7060 HD12 a (%&*$! to get out of Park

    Sounds like a dry link. Might want to look at linkage
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    Re: New Kubota with DPF Filter

    My 3350 has been upgraded and now I hardly notice regens
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    Re: B2150 Seat Replacement

    Ouch! Try your local farm store or maybe eBay or Amazon
  37. Re: B21 starts, stalls. Below freezing, Gelled fuel line?

    There is also a "911" product in a red bottle
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    Re: Kubota L4610HSTHC

    Welcome. Nice machine. Just checked your bio to confirm you are a Mainah as most folks might not understand "camp". We're near west side Sebago.
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    Re: Picked up my B2650HSTC

    Congrats. You'll enjoy the heat in the winter
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    Snow Re: Going through second stage bolts

    One other thought, make sure the front impellers are opposite on the shaft. If they aren't 180 degrees from each other they may be jamming too much snow in the impeller.
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    Re: MX4800 3pt lever getting stiff

    Follow the linkage and lube every connection
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    Regeneration Mode

    On my 3350 I don't really feel any change in power. The exhaust temperature is a lot hotter. At +5 it took almost 25 minutes even with the winter front on. Most of that time was getting up to temp.
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    Re: Float Switch 3430

    Sorry about that. You're right I should have said push forward beyond the detent. I guess I need a nap!
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    Re: Float Switch 3430

    Move the fel control firmly to the right like you u we're going to dump the bucket.
  45. Re: I bought a brand new tractor with rust, fading and electrical issue. Paranoid?

    My 3350's hst has to be warm before measuring. Also, you have to double dip the dipstick as air fills the tube on the first dipstick withdrawal and makes the level appear to be lower than it is.
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    Re: Fuel Additives for Kubotas

    Use power service all year. No problems!
  47. Thread: L3301 HST Leak

    by sandyc
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    Re: L3301 HST Leak

    Could be hydro fluid from connecting fittings for blower or loader. Just a thought.
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    Re: L5740HSTC mid-PTO stuck?

    My 3350 mid pto acted the same way. I followed the rods to the hst and sprayed the heck out of everything. No go. I looked at the parts list on merricks and noticed that the hst connection...
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    Snow Re: Going through second stage bolts

    Run wot and that should help. Slower rpms can put stress on the bolts
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    Re: Oil Consumption?

    My two cents. Did you verify that the oil level was at top level when del'd? If have found that the volume shown on the dipstick will show a bit low unless I double dip it as air builds up in the...
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    '96 L2900 front blade / plow

    Subframe has to be removed in order to use fel. On my 3350 it takes like 2 minutes to drop frame and plow/blower and another 2 minutes to install fel. Worst part of switch is unfreezing fel hydro...
  52. Re: BX2360 front snowblower - how to keep it from digging in?

    That pipe thing sounds interesting
  53. Re: BX2360 front snowblower - how to keep it from digging in?

    I plow my gravel drive til it freezes. From there on out or until the next thaw I use my blower. It takes but a minute to switch between those implements. Heck I'll even drop the subframe and put the...
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    Re: Kubota M110 Air conditioner

    My 3350 HSDC almost blows the doors open! The ac in the summer will freeze me out, the heater in the winter allows me to remove snow wearing just a t-shirt. I keep thinking the cab is overkill...
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    Re: L4400 cracked rear hubs

    I read somewhere that keeping the rear wheels elevated while using the backhoe will cause the lugs to back out. Don't know how that works and if that is valid but it might explain why the studs are...
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    Re: rolling enging on cold start

    I use power service in my fuel all year. That plus a block heater help mine to start up in the coldest weather.
  57. Thread: Grease Zerks?

    by sandyc
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    Re: Grease Zerks?

    Amazon sells them. I use them on the mid drive shaft u joints and snow blower shaft. Keeps dirt out until the ground freezes
  58. Re: changing frt-end-loaders hydraulic seals-fluid loss/replacement

    I thought I remember reading that turning the steering lock to lock a few times would also serve to purge air from the system. I an old guy so my forgetery might be off.
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    Re: BX25 vs. B3350HST

    The 3350's four cylinder turbo-charged motor gets the job done. The cab, if you get that model keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
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    Re: B2650 Mid PTO question

    I have a 3350 and there is a clicking sound coming from the rear pto area. Been there since day one and doesn't seem to effect anything. Got another year under warranty so we'll see. I only use the...
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    Re: Losing power and stalling

    You might want to see if the vent in the fuel cap is plugged. You mentioned lots of dust and that might have clogged the vent. Good luck
  62. Thread: New L2501 owner

    by sandyc
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    Oil & Fuel Re: New L2501 owner

    Been reading these posts regarding tipping. When I had a cabbed 2200 I thought it was really tippy. I removed the cab and even when mowing the same hill I thought it was more stable. The cab weighed...
  63. Re: Is joystick/valve wear normal? Dealership says it is?

    Had a similar issue and the valve was covered by Kubota even though it was out of warranty. Tells me that they had a known problem. Good luck.
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    Re: L3430 engine oil dipstick vs Specifications

    I've had these issues with all of my various kubotas. I think someone has a problem with metric conversions.
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    Re: Engine Break-In RPM

    If you have a tractor that has to regen that will mean that it has to go wot in order to maintain the heat needed to burn the crud out of the filter. If you do a parked regen the computer runs the...
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    Loader Re: hydraulic hose replacement

    Kubota suggests turning the steering wheel from lock to lock a few times to purge air in the system.
  67. Re: Just changed the hydraulic oil in my B7510 HST for the first time.

    The dip stick variations are, I think, caused because air bubbles from the previous run are trapped in the dip stick tube and push out fluid. Once you pull the stick the fluid rises to its proper...
  68. Thread: New to forum

    by sandyc
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    Re: New to forum

    Welcome to TBN . Like was said before. Low and slow!
  69. Thread: axle bolts

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    Tires Re: axle bolts

    I remember reading somewhere that raising the rear wheels while back hoeing and not setting the brake will cause the rear wheels to become loose. Wonder if that started the issue?
    Agree that loctite...
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    Insurance Re: Kubota Buyer Protection Plan

    It's not a buyer protection plan. It's a seller protection plan. There are no titles and Kubota does need to file ucc's
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    Re: Get a BX25D through a 47" gate?

    Drop the bh next to the fence, drive through and then use a short chain to lift it. Might need a large weight box as a counter-weight.
  72. Thread: Oil leak

    by sandyc
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    Re: Oil leak

    Grey market are imported used from other countries. Kubota has some info on grey market on their site.
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    Re: BX 2350 Oil Question

    Once I hit 50 hours I change to Amsoil. I have found that the engine is much quieter in the winter with the synthetic. Just my 2 cents worth.
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    Re: Kubota B2650HSD Hydraulic Drain Points

    You might want to review your manual before you drain the hst. I think it requires filters only.
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    Re: BX2200 hydro pedal pivot access?

    I find that when a zerk won't take grease I put in a new one and that generally solves the problem. Doesn't cost much to try and may be easier than tearing the tractor apart. Just a thought.
  76. Thread: Turf Tires

    by sandyc
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    Re: Turf Tires

    Remember cost of beet juice for the rears if you are going to run loaded tires
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    Re: ? about HST/Hydraulic Oil for L3901

    One thing to note about reinstalling your FEL is that if it sits in the sun disconnected you may have to release pressure before the fittings will snap together. I use an old metal rod to push on the...
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    Re: After one year....

    Most of my hours are winter for plowing and blowing. In summer it is used just enough t o keep the mice from settling in! Bought it with 65 hours on it and it's been a year and I have added another...
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    Re: Kubota B2650 and B3350 info and hints

    I asked my dealer if he about the switch in the auto gen button and he didn't know about it. I haven't regenerate since the upgrade as we are between seasons. Guess I won't push the button and see...
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    10-4 on the over regulations. My 51 ford flat head had only a breather tube that emptied under the car. I could handle every repair with a screw driver and a hammer.
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Thanks for the info and suggestions Bumperm. I agree about the parked regen and the waste of time and diesel. This whole system is a bit of overkill for someone like me who basically uses my 3350 for...
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    I sent an e-mail to my dealer asking him to let me know if the button function had been reversed. I'll advise his response. In the meantime I am not going to push the auto regen button when I start...
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    Re: Rust oleum Lobster Red - Search in Canada

    Try Amazon they show it on their site
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    Re: Kubota B3350 tractor regeneration problems

    Since my updates earlier this year I haven't run my 3350 much as we are between seasons and didn't get much snow at all. Seems to run great. Starts right up and warms up very quickly. I do not think...
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    Re: snow pusher vs. rear 3pt blower

    I use both a front blade and a front blower. Blade is used until ground freezes or small snows. Blower for everything else. The quick connect for the implements means I can change over in a couple of...
  86. Thread: chute rotation

    by sandyc
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    Snow Re: chute rotation

    Agree with the shovel! Spent too many years/hours digging out from under the white stuff.
  87. Thread: chute rotation

    by sandyc
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    Snow Re: chute rotation

    Try pushing the control beyond the detent. Something about a regenerative circuit. When I installed my hydraulic chute I thought it was defective because I didn't push the control far enough to the...
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    Re: B7100 Complete Fluid Change (oem fluids?)

    I know that Kubota doesn't make its filters or fluids BUT, I try to use their products where ever possible. They spec out additives and tolerances and therefor they probably better in the long run....
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    Re: 2650 cab A/C performance

    Keep haggling ....zero interest and sometimes a $500 discount from Kubota help.....Loaded tires are worth something as well.
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    Re: 2650 cab A/C performance

    My 3350 is warm/hot in the winter and cold in the summer. Love plowing snow in a t shirt
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    Loader Re: Exhaust soot on loader

    Yup. My 3350 doesn't smell like a diesel but it doesn't soot up either
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    Oil & Fuel Re: BX24 Transmission Fluid Level Question

    I found that the first measurement when you remove the dipstick for the first time is not correct. I think air is trapped in the tube and when you read the first "dip" it is not reflective of the...
  93. Re: New to Forum, Hi, should I run calcium in my B26 TLB tires. Thanks

    I too vote for beet juice. When I had a tlb 2620 it was recommended to have loaded tires even when using the bh. With my 3350 I have beet juice. The rig is used mainly for snow blowing/plowing and I...
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    Re: B26- Runs but shuts down before moving

    IMHO I would bypass the switch, ie hold it closed, and see what happens. I had the same problems with an old 2200 and a 2620 I had and zip tied the switch . Problem solved. When I traded them in I...
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    Re: How many hours on your tier 4 tractor

    Kubota B 3350 hsdc. 112 hours with 2regens since I bought it with 65 hours. Only problem I had was op error when the regen light came on I reduced rpm and caused the need for a parked regen. I now...
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    Re: Kubota BX 2750D Snow Blower Shear Bolts

    You might want to try ordering the shear bolts at parts@mbtractor.com. Prices are good for Kubota parts and they ship quickly. Just looked up shear bolts for my B 2781 A and they are as follows:...
  97. Re: Are All Kubota Front Wheels/Tires Garbage, Or Is It Me?

    Have had five kubotas over the past few years and no tire problems at all. Biggest obstacles to keeping air in tires is avoiding pulp hooks and such left/dropped in the woods over the past few...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: SAE or Synthetic

    I use synthetic in both of my kubota tractors as well as my genny and my Ford Escape . Better cold weather starts imho
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    Re: Oil filter F3680

    Messicks are good folks, quick shipping, good prices, and available to answer questions
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    Re: Forgot and left the block heater plugged ino

    Just purchased a countdown timer from Amazon and installed same on the power cable to my block heater. You can set the time for one, two or more hours. Looks like it will get used tomorrow morning!...
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