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    3-Point Hitch Re: 4310 lift arm pin broken/stuck

    O.K. back to the original question of "how to remove this pin " from the rockshaft arm. 1-remove the nut. 2-hit the bottom of the rockshaft arm directly below the pin you want to remove with a normal...
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    Re: Restoring a 1983 JD314 tractor

    Mullally's john deere ....parts guy is Jim, he is younger but maaan does this kid know how to look up parts. you will pay retail but the service is awesome!! He has come through for me dozens of...
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    Re: New X758 Coming

    Same here ---- backpack blower does a great job.....two - three washes and waxings a year - the rest.... blow it off after use and keep her dry, much better that way in the long run.
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    Re: Restoring a 1983 JD314 tractor

    Hmm....seems to me there was a square cut o-ring between the two units. if you could post a pic of what your components of concern are it would help. I think you are talking about the pieces that...
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    Gained 6 HP on the dyno

    If you saw my post of my recently purchased 2520's three point dropping to the floor in a short time, having trouble idling with the three point up at all due to a continuous "load" on the motor due...
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    Re: 1970 2520 three point settling fast

    I quite literally was up at 2 a.m. on a mission to find a piece in the parts manual that looked even slightly like that, there was nothing. everything on the tractor works perfect now and I am...
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    Re: 1970 2520 three point settling fast

    here is the metal piece that was stuck in the valve.....dime is for scale....[ATTACH=CONFIG]447232---------------any ideas what it is??
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    Re: 1970 2520 three point settling fast

    That did it --- was dropping 7-8 inches in an hour. has been setting for about an hour now and has not moved at all. this also fixed my idle problem, the tractor would labor badly at idle, even stall...
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    Re: 1970 2520 three point settling fast

    I FOUND IT!!!!!----the smoking gun causing the problem was a piece of thin metal(looking in the parts manual for the piece) approx. .25 wide x .5 long stuck under the flow control valve -- #7 in Jims...
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    Re: 1970 2520 three point settling fast

    Hi Jim, the picture you posted, I have that assembly completely apart and it all looks great -1700 hrs. on this tractor- I am moving to the valve assembly by the hyd oil filter and checking the...
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    Re: 3720 e-Hydro losing power

    What he said.......^^^^^
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    1970 2520 three point settling fast

    Hey Guy's, my three point will settle from full up to the ground within a couple hrs. with no load on it. I have honed the cyl. and replaced the o-ring on the rockshaft piston and it still settled,...
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    Re: 1970 2520 gas labors starting

    I have not tried that yet, I will though....the 8 piston pump I installed is a re-man with zero hrs. on it. anyone looking for a 4 piston with 1700 hrs. on it??
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    Re: 1970 2520 gas labors starting

    Wow, good info. there must have been complaints about this for Deere to have a kit. I did a draw test with a clamp on amp meter and it sure does draw the juice---483 amps cranking, pulled plugs and...
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    Re: 1970 2520 gas labors starting

    O.k, I will do that...
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    1970 2520 gas labors starting

    hey guys, I have a 2520 gas with a new battery, cables, and I disassembled the starter, cleaned it and replaced the brushes. well, it labors pretty hard while cranking it over...it always starts but...
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    Re: Oil overfill... damage?

    As a 25 year auto tech I can tell you that your temp issue is not related to your oil level.....temp is related to coolant flow and heat exchanging at the radiator. blow the radiator out so its...
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    x728 leaking anti-freeze

    O.k. I have an 06 728 that is leaking anti. and I am not sure where it is coming from...dead center just behind the axle center pivot. I will take it apart and find it but figured if someone on here...
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    Re: 3pt. drops fast....2520

    Very helpful...thanks.
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    3pt. drops fast....2520

    any one with experience, I have a 1970 2520 I just picked up and the rockshaft drops all the way down within an hour under no load......ideas???---thanks!
  21. Re: Here is what $21,000 looks like in John Deere Green

    Wow...I thought my stuff was nice. You have a spot of dirt half - way up the right rear tire.....better take care of that......lol...........VERY nice indeed--have fun!!
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    Re: 1970 2520 tech. question

    I am sure there have Jim, I am removing my 4 piston and installing a 8 piston pump to properly operate the loader I am going to install. my father had one on the farm years ago and the loader was a...
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    Re: 1970 2520 tech. question

    ............That's perfect...thank you.
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    1970 2520 tech. question

    I am changing the hyd. pump on my 2520 and there is a factory dimple on the face of the pump shaft....is that a timing mark of some sort?. also if anyone knows the ignition timing that would help as...
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    Re: JOHN DEERE MECHANICS

    I hear ya Jim...just can't deny the overall condition, it's had some love over the years...the owner said the noise is there all the time even with the trans in reverse and the reverser in forward,...
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    Re: JOHN DEERE MECHANICS

    I want to buy the machine but don't want to get burned with a costly repair right out of the gate...this noise must not be common, I have searched this out a bit and nothing so far..parts breakdown...
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    Re: JOHN DEERE MECHANICS

    sound like its just behind the flywheel area,don't have a manual to look at and see what is there so I posted here to see if anyone has had this problem.
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    JOHN DEERE MECHANICS

    just looked at a 79 350c...good shape with one big concern, the dozer makes a loud knocking noise when backing up. I didn't think till on the way home I should have tried it in reverse...not just...
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    Re: 3pt splitter

    TIMBERWOLF TW3 hd..........nice work ovrszd:) and looks like a fun wheelie bar.
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    Re: 3pt splitter

    Just my opinion, but there is only one that I would buy after lots of research and first hand inspections of quality, design and ease of function............timberwolf tw 3HD
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    wallenstien fx 90 logg winch

    Well I thought I would post on my recent purchase of a log winch. I have been considering one for some time and finally pulled the trigger. I have a 03 4710 w/ ag tires - loaded, and some good size...
  32. Re: New X700 Series vs late model X700 Ultimate series

    I also thought about upgrading, but without the ability of the FEL I guess I will have to keep my 06 728. these tractors are hard to beat. My cousin is a landscaper and he purchased a 738 early in...
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    Although they are known for poor service, this was acceptable in my book. :)
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    All is working properly now, they picked it up wed. and dropped it this morning and is mowing fine. the problem ended up being the solinoid on the rear of the transaxle, I suspected that aswell and...
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    Re: 54" deck locked in up position

    I have seen this problem....o.k. ....if the lift arms are not adjusted properly they will come up and touch the frame of the tractor before the hydraulics stop at full travel, then, if you lock the...
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    I agree that any disassembly, would be crazy, figured if it were a simple diag. and repair I would just do it myself as i have the sevice manual. this is not a simple fix at all by the service...
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    Yes, dealer has a poor rep, but was the only one within a three hour drive with a 728 left. hand were kinda tied.
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    I have been looking in the service manual and there are a couple pressure test ports to narrow it down, prob a couple hour process and a trip to napa for a pressure guage and adaptors/fittings, it...
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    Re: BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    yes, the blades will speed up but as soon as you touch grass the blades stop, you can engage the 62 inch deck at an idle and hardly drops the eng.
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    Re: Auto connect on x7 series

    my father just bought a 720 and he is thinking he made a mistake by not getting the newer auto-connect, he is 75 and shoulders are shot, even though i am just up the road he hates to ask for help for...
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    BRAND NEW 728 PROBLEMS

    First off everyone will say take it back...local dealer owns the 7 stores around us with a poor service reputation. I would like to at least diag. it myself. the tractor was picked up this...
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    Re: new 45 loader WooHoo !

    arlen, you are correct.....you will get the feel of where level is before the top of the bucket will help:)
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    Re: new 45 loader WooHoo !

    geek, that relief valve is exactly what you shim.....I installed a pressure guage in one of the ports, pulled the lever to see the current psi....it only takes the thinest shim to gain big, dont over...
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    Buying Advice Re: Gator 825i

    My father bought one 2 ?? years ago, we work it year round clearing snowmobile trails and doing firewood. very strong unit.
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    Re: X748 Arthur Randall plow

    think you did good with the plow, was looking into one myself....oversized??????---these tractors are an animal for there size with a bit of added weight...in the snow that is...agree smaller would...
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    Re: new 45 loader WooHoo !

    OOOOH one other thing, install a small black bungey to hold the hoses away from your tractor (saves scratches). I also tape everywhere my cab touches in the winter with 3m body shop masking tape(also...
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    Re: new 45 loader WooHoo !

    I have owned one since 04 and they work VERY well, load the tires w/ washer fluid and weights. also hange four weights off the back. I am thinking back a ways but I increased the hydraulic pressure...
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    Re: Cab x738 Need more info

    I have a 728 along with the same cab you have and remove it every spring...very simple, about 20 min. job. flip it upsidedown on a carpet covered pallet and done..............my question is will this...
  49. Re: Just received a link to the new X700 series teaser video

    looks to me that it is a drive over deck as well....not sure if i like that
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    john deere 350c dozer

    anyone know enough about the 350c dozer to know the year....looking at one with the tag missing and would really like to know the year before buying......thanks
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    Buying Advice 450c serial num. breakdown

    I am looking at a 450c and the guy thinks its a mid 80's....300257 is the serial #on it...can anyone tell me soon...thanks, no hour meter on it either.
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    Buying Advice Re: Frontier Wood Chippers

    I am sure that would work well on that tractor....prefer a model with hyd. feed myself. once you start chipping your brush, you will never go back to burning/piling. I pull a tree out...
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    Re: 825i gator

    dealer covered the shaft:thumbsup:, also the new shaft has a new part number. don't think they would change the num. if the shaft was the same so prob. a better/stronger part. still won't steer in...
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    Re: 825i gator

    if its not warranty this will fall under the category of NO GOOD DEED WILL GO UNPUNISHED...work in 13 deg weather for 7 hrs for free and have to buy a 230.00 shaft to boot, don't mind paying for the...
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    825i gator

    clearing snowmobile trail blow downs yesterday, hooked the jd winch to a tree and winched it loose, then was pulling it in reverse into the woods and needed to steer clear of a stump,soon as the...
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    Re: Log splitter

    casters are a great idea:thumbsup:
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    Mowing Re: Use Low Gear on hills!!

    aaaaahhhh, I see whistlepigs point to an extent.....my own exp. still strongly suggests useing the 4x4, been on some VERY steep grades and have yet to see a tire even slip while in 4 wheel, never...
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    Mowing Re: Use Low Gear on hills!!

    is it a riddle of sorts????
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    Re: Considering a FEL for my 2305

    even have a loader for my 728...cant live without one now.
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    Backhoe Re: NEVER seen this before

    to be exact....I was trying to "snap" the roots buy getting under them with the teeth and then creating leverage with the back side of the bucket on the ground and then curling and pushing down on...
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    Backhoe NEVER seen this before

    well, I was digging a stump out today with my 4710 w/ 448 backhoe and heard a pop sound, like metal broke?. looked around and didnt see anything, then my nephew asks " was this thing bent...
  62. Re: won't start, any way to remove loader?

    Do yourself a favor and replace the electronic fuel selinoid controle module part# LVA11884 before doing all that extra work, right behind the fuse panel---actually just hold steady pressure one way...
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    Re: 1965 farmall 424 compression

    thanks for the info art, in cny also. main thing I want to know still hasn't been answered. what is the cranking compression supposed to be on this motor??, seems it would have to be higher than 70,...
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    Re: 1965 farmall 424 compression

    gas...don't think he would have ever eitherd it
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    Re: 1965 farmall 424 compression

    I pulled the head, valves and seats looked good on the dead cyl. --- cyl. wall has a three finger wide score in it so I pulled the piston and the rings are covered by piston rub and obviously stuck...
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    1965 farmall 424 compression

    hello....looking for the cranking compression #'s for a farmall 424, three have 70psi an one has 0. seems 70 is way low to me, did find the ratio is 7:1 on tractor data though........thanks in...
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    Re: John Deere A help

    there are several reasons this could happen, plugged pickup screen, worn bearings, poor pump...even saw one that the pushrods had been drilled out for more flow to the rockers and it would not carry...
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    Backhoe Re: Thank God for this forum

    yup,:) the smallest adjustments can make all the differance
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    Re: Any JD4700 owners here??

    sorry...one more thing . I have ran this on a dyno and it pulls about 44-46 hp at pto speed and will pull 50-51 hp at about 1800 rpm
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    Re: Any JD4700 owners here??

    I have a 03 4710 with a 460 loader, 448 backhoe, graple, forks, snow push, wallenstien bx 62 hyd. chipper. bought it with 31 hrs on it in 06(along with service and parts manuals), loaded the ag....
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    wood chippers

    well, last summer I bought a wallenstien bx62 hydraulic feed chipper. after looking long and hard I decided to buy one of these units due to its overall value, I own a 4710 and figured it would be...
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    Re: Help me build my pole barn 30x40x16

    this is perfect timing on this thread, I am in the process of clearing for a 32x56 14' pole barn and some of my questions are being answered. I am going with a 5-12 pitch and 2 foot centers along...
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