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    Re: Got the oversized tires mounted

    Bigger tires make everything look better and give better floatation and stability. I'm sure you marched the fronts to the rears but how did you do that?
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    Buying Advice Re: Ford 4610 SU or 4610 LCG

    I recall the SU was a normal looking tractor from a tire size standpoint and I almost bought one when they were new. I may still have the sales brochure and recall nothing like the model shown with...
  3. Re: Understanding oil requirment for Kubota engines

    That sure looks like the answer. Thank you.
  4. Re: Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    I have a shutoff but I damaged the O ring and can't get a new one until Monday. It's possible the diaphragm could be bad but the easy answer is the O ring needs to be replaced before I dig into...
  5. Re: Understanding oil requirment for Kubota engines

    Kubota really needs to clarify this issue so guys with 15 year old Kubotas will know if using modern rated oils with lower ZDDP amounts will hurt their engines. They need to say yes or no. In fact,...
  6. Re: Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    It's too soon for me but I have heard about that and that it works. How much pressure? And by bleed screw would that mean anything that would allow air to escape past the separator? Kubotas do not...
  7. Understanding oil requirment for Kubota engines

    I'm confused and this has probably been beaten to death but I am not sure which rating engine oil to use in my Kubotas.

    Kubota oil in the jug is rated CJ4, Ci4 plus, Ci4,CH4,CF4,CF,CE,CD,CC/SL,...
  8. Re: Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    [QUOTE=Gordon Gould;4513498]It is well worth the try to fill the filter if you want/need the tractor before Monday. It is common procedure when replacing a filter to fill it with fuel. It eliminates...
  9. Re: Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    I did not but will do when my O ring comes in on Monday and I try again. Good idea.



    I spoke with the parts guy today and he said that the O ring on the shut off lever could be the problem. The...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    More and more things are showing up at places like Lowe's for about the same price, sometimes cheaper and you get a meaningful return policy.
  11. Re: Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    Fuel tank is full, lines are OK and I opened the water separator lever. In back checking things this morning, I noticed a tear in the small O ring on the water separator lever. It doesn't seem...
  12. Changed Kubota M6800 water separator, now won't start

    I have cleaned water separators or fuel filters on Kubotas several times. You close the petcock, drain the fuel and put things back together. Pump the bulb thing on top of the fuel filter, open the...
  13. Re: PICS OF BARNS; Any barns; All barns; My barn; Your barn; Not your barn

    Excellent collection and mostly narrow front end. Is that by design or by accident? Nice MM and Case; actually they're all nice. Who is hiding behind the H?
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    Re: Howto get rid of Japanese beetles

    Can you tell me more?
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    Re: Howto get rid of Japanese beetles

    Get on the stick since these apparently only work for a few weeks during the breeding cycle. I have caught around 15 to 20 pounds of Japanese beetles already. I am shocked at the number. It must be...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Well, what time is it now?

    A better question is: when do they have 25% off sales? The answer is every now and then and often tied to patriotic holidays.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Look at it this way: everyone here knows the Earthquake works and is powerful. It gets nearly five stars and has been around for maybe 10 years in current form. The Kobalt is surely Chinese, as is...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    One notable thing with my Earthquake impact wrench is that it was very stiff until it got some use. It was hard to switch from F-R until I used it maybe 15-20 times. Then it was easier. Mine has...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I have a regular Earthquake and am thinking of getting the one with the "extended anvil" front piece. Does anyone own one of those yet? This is a great impact wrench.
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    Re: Finished hand controls for paraplegic

    Great thread. True grit trumps all.
  21. Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    I'm in Ohio and there are many tractor bone yards in southern Michigan, northern Ohio and the northern Midwest area. I see ads all the time in a publication called Farm Week or Farm World or...
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    Re: Anyone use parachute cord for boot laces?

    I'm the OP and here's my final commentary on this after a year of trial and error on RedWing boots. I like parachute cord bootlaces but am going with other laces. Paracord is great and if I used...
  23. Thread: My $40 canopy

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    Re: My $40 canopy

    That's a great fit and you did a good job. You're lucky you found one to fit. I've checked a couple golf card places and none of the tops were wide enough for my MX5100.
  24. Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    Try searching Farm Show Magazine for engine repowers for that model. I've seen about everything swapped and I think there were some Oliver swaps in Farm Show. If that doesn't work, look for another...
  25. Thread: Testing

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    Re: Testing

    Dumb question here but I just looked and have the old version. Since I believe that newer is generally better, am I missing out on anything by having the older version?
  26. Re: Should I bother with a New Holland 68? Price?

    Condition matters when it comes to price. Let me add that I have never seen a NH baler put up a bad baler if tinkered with a little bit. That's an old baler and will need some TLC but parts are...
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    Re: Kubota l4610-went for it

    A guy that I know has one and loves it on tree farm. He said with the GST to use Super UDT when you change trans fluid. How big and what kind of backhoe is it?

    Now, about pictures...when do we...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    That is a good looking tractor. Any details on it like tire size and brand? Are those a standard size tire?
  29. Thread: Off-road flag

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    Re: Off-road flag

    Thank you.
  30. Thread: Off-road flag

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    Re: Off-road flag

    If not a big problem, a picture would be helpful.
  31. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    That is a stunning photo.
  32. Re: Can you adjust pedal travel on a hydraulic (wet) clutch tractor?

    ozzie got me going on this again and concerned I might have screwed something up so I went to the dealer and found a Kubota supplemental booklet that covered the hydraulic shuttle and the wet clutch....
  33. Re: Can you adjust pedal travel on a hydraulic (wet) clutch tractor?

    Well, too late for that. I found that rod under the dash and attempted greater clutch play. While I haven't started it yet, you do not get more clutch play by changing the rod length. There is a...
  34. Re: How do you get the hood off a mid size Kubota? M6800-M8200-M9000

    Thank you ozzie. Last night I decided to take it off and it would have been easier with two people. Here's hoping it goes back on easier than when it came off.
  35. Re: Need help with correct OEM Kubota grey paint colors

    Oops--forgot to answer this. The gray on the MX5100 and M6800 is the same and the number I referenced in the other post. The ROPS are a different gray. All orange after 1989 is Bright Orange II.
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  36. Thread: Off-road flag

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    Re: Off-road flag

    JMER817--Wow what a great idea and opening to all sorts of uses.

    Xfaxman--that is pretty clever and an idea I can use.
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    Re: Well Drilled - Results

    That's a pretty deep well but good flow. Was your well drilled through rock as I have heard that can temporarily clog. What part of the country are you in?
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    Re: 3pt pallet forks

    Sign up for a tech school night class and the next day you'll be able to put down an impressive weld. A few more days and you'll understand what you're doing and a few weeks later be capable of welds...
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    Kubota now recommends polyurea grease?

    Look what I found while searching the Kubota parts on a Kubota dealer's site. To my surprise, it's polyurea chassis grease, part number 70000-10701. Considering the spirited conversations on grease...
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    Re: Howto get rid of Japanese beetles

    Good thinking. If I'm in farm country with no neighbors and farmed corn/soybeans edge to edge, would I need to do that or just hang in the tree? Any reduction for me is helpful.
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    Howto get rid of Japanese beetles

    We have been plagued by Japanese beetles ever since I had fruit tress. They made a mess of my lawn by killing the grass and fed off the fruit trees.

    The fruit trees are now gone so I want those...
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    Re: Damaged block installing block heater L5240

    Sounds like a happy ending. My experience is that if anything was going to go wrong it would have done it in the first few minutes.
  43. Re: First tractor, did i get burned? ym2000 cracked block....

    My only comment here is on the JB Weld. I have seen JB Weld on a cracked block in a huge bulldozer. It was a crack in the water jacket and I thought there is no way this was going to work. The guy...
  44. Re: Anyone debate buying vs renting a pressure washer?

    I'm the OP on this and to wrap it up am glad I bought my own pressure washer. Renting one is too iffy and subjects the user to rental machines that don't work, inconvenient scheduling plus time and...
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    Re: Damaged block installing block heater L5240

    Is everything all wrapped up on this? What about that oil drip? Any retrospective words or comments on the entire adventure?
  46. Re: Best saw for use on ladder while trimming trees

    Is that YOU up in that tree?
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    It doesn't seem like it would even crank with a ton of stone on it. Did it crank harder with all that weight on it?
  48. Re: PICS OF BARNS; Any barns; All barns; My barn; Your barn; Not your barn

    There are some buildings like that around here that I got volunteered to help clean a few years ago. It was a rough type structure they stored old farm equipment in and I was not looking forward to...
  49. Thread: The duh moment

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    Re: The duh moment

    Here's another great one I remember. I always showed up at work early and one day was extra early because it was an exciting Spring day. I tidied up, turned everyone' computers on and even made...
  50. Re: Makita Lithium Ion 18V Battery Failures Anyone?

    Funny thing here...I asked my wife to read the instructions again on the Makita batteries and she said she would but that the charger was still melting the plug during recharges. What?

    She said...
  51. Thread: The duh moment

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    Re: The duh moment

    That's not a "duh" moment at all. I used to be sharp as a tack and have done far worse.

    Where do I begin? Forgot the kid at Brownies, showed up at the wrong school, wore two different shoes,...
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    Re: Looking at buying a new tedder...

    Buy a used two spinner Kuhn/New Holland for the money you have and you'll be light years ahead. It will work, is a proven design, parts you'll rarely need are available everywhere and resale is never...
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    Re: Advice needed on oxy acetylene torch

    Here's my vote as well. I heat stuff all the time with a cutting head and never an issue. Keep things simple.
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    Re: What the heck kind of giant moth is this?

    That's sure what it looks like and it likely blew in from the Canadian Rockies on a big storm we had last week. Sure doesn't look native to Ohio.
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    What the heck kind of giant moth is this?

    Found this giant moth in the back yard this morning and don't think I have ever seen one this big. I let it loose under a tree so surely it's something deadly that will either wipe out my tomatoes or...
  56. Re: Makita Lithium Ion 18V Battery Failures Anyone?

    I bought another 18V battery and no problem with it. My experience with Makita has always been excellent in that they made a good product and 100% stood behind it if it failed. I would contact them...
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    Re: Hydraulics not working after service

    As noted above, just cycling the loader or whatever should do the trick.
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    Re: Grease confusion

    There have been numerous threads on JD polyuria grease and it's favorable comments. A search would be beneficial.

    On a loader it tightens everything up because it's thick and it sticks to pins and...
  59. Re: PICS OF BARNS; Any barns; All barns; My barn; Your barn; Not your barn

    ,How did three sided structures become the building of choice? Was it cost, a very dry climate with little rain or snow and mild weather in the winter season?
  60. Re: PICS OF BARNS; Any barns; All barns; My barn; Your barn; Not your barn

    Just imagine if these old barns could talk and tell the things they had seen? I'll bet that horseshoe one has quite a story to tell.

    We used to live in a Maine farmhouse with a huge barn built a...
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    Found this in the barn recently. Also found another by the back door. To the untrained eye it might look like a novice with forks on a limited view tractor tried to pick it up and got the forks too...
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    Re: Where to buy front wheels for Ford 1920

    Call Unverferth Company in Ohio. They have made wheels for me in the past and even did a couple of odd combinations. They will tell you what it will cost and they do first class work.

    Earlier I...
  63. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    What a great photo! How did that happen? It almost looks on purpose and knowing Springers, it could be.
  64. Re: Need help with correct OEM Kubota grey paint colors

    Here's what I think I learned. Kubota spray cans of Dark Gray Semi-Gloss are #70000-73352. This number covers all modern era tractors.Look at the chart in my first post. The ROPS is actually a...
  65. Re: Pressure washing plastic lawn chairs back to new.

    Yup. I did her shed that is vinyl covered and it looks like new. Then we cleaned out the birdbaths in two seconds and I can see her wheels turning right now thinking of new uses for the pressure...
  66. Re: Pressure washing plastic lawn chairs back to new.

    There was no need of any cleaning soap or whatever. The grime was gone the moment the pressure hit the chair. Wife was so impressed she wants all the chairs from the barn done tomorrow.
  67. Re: Pressure washing plastic lawn chairs back to new.

    Well, it is a high pressure, high volume one but I had it idled down and on low PSI to clean them. Otherwise, as KennyG states they would be long gone. Low pressure worked great. k0ua--try a turbo...
  68. Pressure washing plastic lawn chairs back to new.

    Maybe I'm the last to know but I was pressure washing some equipment and decided to try it on some grungy lawn furniture from the barn. It was really nasty with years of dirt, grime, grease and...
  69. Need help with correct OEM Kubota grey paint colors

    Wow, am I confused. I would like to touch up the paint on a 2002 M6800. I know the orange is Bright Orange II and have that figured out. I also know the ROPS gray is different from the frame/chassis...
  70. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    Great photos. It's hard to capture the good ones like that.
  71. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    We don't fool around with parties.

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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    Out of the blue today a guy was complaining about something simple and I said it "was better than a sharp stick in the eye". Not sure where that came from but I haven't said it in decades.
  73. Re: Tractors and Grease . . how to make it less messy.

    Wait---this will take grease out of clothes? Any downsides you are aware of?
  74. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    Party central.


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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    When you're all done it will wind up taking pretty much what it's supposed to. Lots of posts and threads on this.
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    Re: Welding in a Wooden Barn

    Wish I would have said that because it's what I believe. Never endanger your home.
  77. Re: Think washer fluid in rear tires won't corrode?

    Correct, in a perfect world. Under that situation, calcium chloride wouldn't cause any corrosion either because it couldn't escape. Trouble is, it does and anything liquid in a tube will escape to...
  78. Can you adjust pedal travel on a hydraulic (wet) clutch tractor?

    I have a new-to-me Kubota M6800 that has hydraulic shuttle and a hydraulic clutch. The pedal is fine but I would like it just a little bit lower. Trouble is, I don't see any adjusting rod or any way...
  79. Re: Think washer fluid in rear tires won't corrode?

    I'm 100% sure only washer fluid and only a limited time. Dealer and hired hand confirmed it. The shop that dismounted them for me said this was the first ones they had done with WWF. Mine had tubes...
  80. Think washer fluid in rear tires won't corrode?

    I bought a used tractor with rears loaded with windshield washer fluid. Granted, it's not calcium chloride and most people think it doesn't corrode but here are some rusty pics. Tires were loaded for...
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    Re: Honda Power washer advice please

    Numbers mean little and change all the time. Find one that bolts up and has the PSI and volume you want. Call CAT pumps or the people below. Problem solved in 30 seconds.

    CAT Pressure Washer Pumps...
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    Re: Honda Power washer advice please

    I just bought a 13HP Honda with a rebuildable Cat pump and am very happy. You could go either way. To just buy the pump, with a great engine you already have is fine and will probably work perfectly....
  83. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Wow...you think of this solution when you're 12 years old but get over it when an adult intervenes.
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    MossRoad's explanation is probably more correct but back in the 1950's -early 1960's, you put a lucky penny in your loafers (shoes) and good luck followed.

    A bad penny was one that brought you bad...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    Considering this site, that's pretty funny.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I was in a HF store recently and the "General Tool" liners are the one you want. Looking at the internet the choices are confusing but in the store the General Tool liners stand out. I forgot to look...
  87. Re: Restoring old Implements back To there former glory

    Nice looking Farmall. You sure are a busy guy.

    Lots of potential in that equipment.
  88. Re: Anyone have a shop manual for a 50 HP Kubota? Need help.

    That is excellent. Thank you.
  89. Re: Anyone have a shop manual for a 50 HP Kubota? Need help.

    Got a manual and thank you Midniteoyl. I'm good to go now and will try to figure this out. I'll report back.
  90. Re: Anyone have a shop manual for a 50 HP Kubota? Need help.

    Reminds me of a 1937 Chevy shop manual I used to have. To rebuild transmission, it starts with "Place transmission on a sturdy work surface". Nothing about how to remove.
  91. Anyone have a shop manual for a 50 HP Kubota? Need help.

    I have an M6800 Kubota and am trying to get the hood off. It's a tilt up style and I can't figure out how to get the hood off. A shop manual would surely help and if anyone has one maybe they could...
  92. How do you get the hood off a mid size Kubota? M6800-M8200-M9000

    I bought a used M6800 and would like to remove the hood to pressure wash and clean up but can't figure out how to remove the hood. I'm sure it's easy but I can't figure it out. These pictures may...
  93. Re: Restoring old Implements back To there former glory

    Here's a two row Deere 71 "flexi planter" I bought pretty cheap. The prior fellow converted it to plant pumpkins so some of the corn planter parts are missing. Plus it sat outside in Ohio for 10...
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    Comparison Re: John Deere 5325

    Agreed. I have a 5520 and it is a beast compared with things made today. You should never sell your 5325 or if you do, let me know. Great tractor and hard to find.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    My best ones came from Lowe's. Almost equal are the Harbor Freight ones that are made by General or whoever it is that makes the tool boxes.

    I have a set of the ones made by that toolbox company...
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    Re: Pricing m7060 cab

    You've got one of the best utility tractors around and it's got a great cab. You'll be glad you added the extra rear weight with the loader on it since they can be a little "bouncy" without it.
  97. Re: Restoring old Implements back To there former glory

    Any poster shop can make decals from a picture. I don't understand the process but have had it done and it appeared to be easy. It seems that online pictures are clearer and easier to work with....
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    I always thought that the most efficient and effective way to run a diesel engine was to run it at full or nearly full power? Am I missing something?
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    I don't understand 91/94 octane premium. If that's just premium gas, doesn't that have ethanol in it as well? I'm not sure but thought it does here in Ohio.
  100. Re: What else do you do with forks besides lift pallets?

    This is not something I was thinking but I have a tractor and 48" forks that will lift around 3000 lbs. Suppose I can pick up my 8' x 10' typical gambrel roof shed? I would love to.

    I'm the OP on...
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