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  1. Thread: tractor hours..!

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    Price Check Re: tractor hours..!

    You don't seem to put much value in your money:confused3:

    Please post a list of things you need, so maybe some of us folks that value are money could sell you something:thumbsup:
  2. Thread: tractor hours..!

    by grm61
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    Price Check Re: tractor hours..!

    To the OP, my tractor had 1 hour on it.
    I had it ordered in from the factory, I was adamant that I did not want a demo, or a rental, or a unit that had sat outside for a long period of time.

    New...
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    Re: 1938 Minneapolis-Moline sells for $200,000

    Just like the classic car market...filthy rich drive the prices up;)
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    Re: What else could it be if not the head gasket?

    Normally leaking head gasket leads to steam, and tops of offending pistons looking clean/steam cleaned ..maybe these are way beyond that..

    Just my experience, I am not a mechanic
  5. Comparison Re: Kubota MX4800 or John Deere M4044 with loaders Cant decide.

    Congrats on your new tractor!
  6. Re: Which Mahindra would be the best comparison to Kioti RX7320 Cab? (and funny story

    I don't know... I am not an engineer, as a laymen reading about Mahindras doc system they said from my understanding, may be it right or wrong, that they achieved their goals from extensive egr
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  7. Re: tractor size for 600 acres? 1 tractor or 2? cab?

    Take a look at Kioti on the RX series, 60 horse 3384lbs lift to full height that beats the mx 5800 by 1100lbs loader lift, and lifts 23 INCHES HIGHER
  8. Re: tractor size for 600 acres? 1 tractor or 2? cab?

    Roger on that, a DK40 Kioti will lift 500lbs more than a MX5800;)
    Even the DK 35 lifts a hundred pounds more.
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    Re: Love my new tractor, Hate new Curtis Cab.

    if you don't have tractor now I would suggest a factory cab, mine mine was 5500 more than open station. heat, air, stereo,etc. The factory cabs are a bargain.
  10. Re: New NX5510HC vs Barely Used RX7320 for about the same price...

    Yea, if the ground is damp at all the aggs will put bumpity bumps in your lawn, you would not want to spend much time out there.;)
  11. Re: New NX5510HC vs Barely Used RX7320 for about the same price...

    It should be as new then:)
    If your going to do hay, I'd go with the RX.

    That is a nice beafy tractor, does it fit where you need it to go?
  12. Re: New NX5510HC vs Barely Used RX7320 for about the same price...

    How may hours on the RX?
  13. Re: Opinions on Kioti's long term stability/viability in the US market?

    Same thing I came up with, 10 grand more for a tractor that would not lift as much.
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    Re: What tractor to buy? 5 acre lot

    Point taken:)

    Couple weeks ago I dropped a big pine in the yard, 30 inch....I was able to drive twenty feet in and lift the tree off the stump, and start cutting it up.....the grass was dry;)...
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    Re: What tractor to buy? 5 acre lot

    This is true if you only need to lift the load 16 inches off the ground...1000lb loader lift ??-250lbs for the bucket weight- 850lbs lift capacity??...he said he did not want to feel limited.
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    Re: What tractor to buy? 5 acre lot

    If your just getting your feet wet, maybe someone has a cheat sheet..??
    None of the cuts or scuts are made in the USA, for instance my Dads 97 John Deere 970 is made by Yanmar, with green Paint:)
    ...
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    Re: What tractor to buy? 5 acre lot

    The Mahindra guys on here seem happy...I am not up on them, you have to do some digging to figure out whose engine they are using, I think some of the smaller ones are Daedong (Kioti motors) and I...
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    Re: What tractor to buy? 5 acre lot

    Nothing wrong with kubota, they make a good tractor$$
    For comparison take a look at Kioti and LS, very good tractors, and a good very good value for the money.

    To keep you from feeling " limited...
  19. Re: Opinions on Kioti's long term stability/viability in the US market?

    An honest opinion IMO
    You are much more qualified than my self.
    You are thinking the Doosan motor thing on the 3 liter and bigger??

    Kioti makes a very good tractor..If they invested a little to...
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Help selecting the right series of tractor

    Vince, it seems like guys are being quoted 10k to 11.5k from reading on here buying it stand alone, for a sub frame mount.
    When I bought my tractor the hoe was 6500 to add it.
  21. Thread: My NX6010

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    Re: My NX6010

    Kioti NX6�1� Land Clearing - YouTube

    Eric, I enjoy your videos, you and I both know this was not one of your more intellectual vids. but I appreciate it, and got a good laugh :drink:
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    Buying Advice Re: Planning on a new tractor next springng

    It all sucks...without the DPF they are recycling all that crap back though your motor...I would be more than diligent about oil changes.
    Lessor of two evils I would agree:drink:
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Help selecting the right series of tractor

    Ditto to what Coobie says, Michigan Iron and Equipment is a top notch dealer...I live in Washington state....If I need anything, that's who I call.
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Help selecting the right series of tractor

    I am pro backhoe very handy item to have.
    Mine comes off in 3 minutes and goes back on in 5 to seven.

    You want to pay for a rental every time you need to dig a hole?, you will save yourself 4...
  25. Comparison Re: Kubota MX4800 or John Deere M4044 with loaders Cant decide.

    Congratulations! See if you can find time to post some pics of the new toy/tool before your month report...or it never happned;):laughing:
  26. Thread: Dealer Kudos

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    Re: Dealer Kudos

    Nice! like the old days, when folks earned peoples buisness :thumbsup:
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    Re: NH T1520 ENGINE SEIZED

    Just re reading your post if the flywheel bolts were tight....Iam thinking ma bee not??? in any case Iwould be hard pressed to believe their was no twist in that crank.....sounds like a can of...
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    Re: NH T1520 ENGINE SEIZED

    That is odd...sounds more like a hydrolock issue....I think there is more to the story, we are being fed bits and pieces, leaking head gasket, or injector, ...partial hydrolock..bent rod, then blows...
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    Re: Anyone Have Air Conditioning Issues?

    If it thinks the heat is on the compressor won't run long.
    I know that is not real scientific lol, but I run the ac and heat at the same time in the winter, to pull the moister off the glass, the...
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    Re: Anyone Have Air Conditioning Issues?

    My AC on my tractor works fine...but on cars normally when that is happening they are low on charge.
    How long does it stay engaged?

    Is the water valve turning off the hot water to the heater core?
  31. Comparison Re: Difference between 950-970 besides years and engine?

    The 970s are made by Yanmar....Pricey green paint;)
  32. Buying Advice Re: Wanted JD tractor 4x4 970-1070-4300-4400 in Wash -Or-ID-North CA for $11k or les

    Dad is approaching 3000 hours on his, only problems were the pivot bearing/bushing on the front axle, and the brakes were chattering, he uses a large front mount blower so he uses the steering brakes...
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    Buying Advice Re: Looking to upgrade nest winter/spring

    No pressure here, but take a look at the Kioti px9020..new tractor with a warranty, 3970lbs lift to 141.5 inches on the loader in your price point.. perkins diesel. New..:thumbsup:

    PX Series |...
  34. Buying Advice Re: Wanted JD tractor 4x4 970-1070-4300-4400 in Wash -Or-ID-North CA for $11k or les

    My Dad has a 970..not for sale...its been a good tractor, just curious, what floats your boat on this unit?
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    Buying Advice Re: Fordson Major - Diesel

    post some more pictures of it if you get time:thumbsup:
  36. Thread: MF 165 Value

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    Re: MF 165 Value

    I'm no authority on these tractors, with no loader, in good shape, for occasional use ,with 7500 hours i'd pay 2500 to 3k if it was really nice, and I did not need or want a loader.
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    Re: A reliable used lawn or garden tractor?

    Coob your have the cleanest eqip I have seen, that IR looks brand new.:thumbsup:

    You must have used that before the DK to log 700hrs on it?
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    Buying Advice Re: Planning on a new tractor next springng

    I thought the 5100E was made in india.
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    Re: A reliable used lawn or garden tractor?

    I have a LT160 I mow about 21/4 hilly acres with, its a pretty good mower, I like the 16 horse kohler single, it has good torque, it pulls down and works.

    To the op, I have a cart that I used to...
  40. Re: looking to buy- Kioti v. Branson v. Mahindra v. JD

    compared to what?
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    Re: Yanmar YT347/359 ?

    I don't know anything about the new Yanmar models...but I do remember reading that your wife would love for you to be out of the weather, back, shortly after your bought your Kioti:thumbsup:
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    Re: smaller new tractor or larger used one?

    Good catch, I didn't look at the loader specs between the two, just the PTO HP, 19 vs 30.....and didn't look any further.
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    Re: smaller new tractor or larger used one?

    I'd say he's blowing a lot of smoke on the L2501:laughing:

    L2501 specs on tractor data TractorData.com Kubota L251 tractor information

    I would be dealing on the l3800; way more capable tractor...
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    Buying Advice Re: kioti dk40 price good or bad?

    Looked up the loader specs on the KL1470, looks like they lift about 670lbs less than the KL401 loader that is found on the later model DK 40 through 50 SE models, if this matters to you.

    KL1470...
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    Buying Advice Re: kioti dk40 price good or bad?

    So you are going to have two of them now?
  46. Thread: Good deal?

    by grm61
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    Buying Advice Re: Good deal?

    It looks good in the pics:) and the price to me sounds fair.
    The big question is, what do you need the tractor to do?
    Is this the right sized tractor for your needs?
  47. Buying Advice Re: Help me find a tractor to manage my 40 wooded acres

    I here ya, there are mods folks have done to protect the cab, I think maybe tripleR? had some pics of his brotheres? rig maybe he will chime in.
    Your getting ready to spend a chunk of coin....make...
  48. Buying Advice Re: Help me find a tractor to manage my 40 wooded acres

    Just went back a couple pages and seen you were working on a purchase:)d
    Nice! :thumbsup:
    Hope it all works out.:drink:
  49. Buying Advice Re: Help me find a tractor to manage my 40 wooded acres

    Tennessee? gets plenty hot and humid if I remember correctly .
    You might consider a factory cab model with heat and A/C, I sure enjoy mine.
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    Ballast Re: Question About Tractor Weights

    [QUOTE=cooljoe00;4437543]Okay I been reading through the forums I read a lot about when to use weights and where to put them; but nothing about how much. I was looking to see if there was a general...
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    Tires Re: Calcium Loaded Tires

    Just curious. what is your expeience?

    I posted in another" adding weight", that I don't give tire advice because there or to many "experts"...not picking on you in particular....but crap, if your...
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    Re: A Different Use of A Tractor

    Must not have bought enough tractor the first time.:)
  53. Re: sanity check asap - buying a tractor this weekend

    Never met one that wasn't a scumbag.
  54. Buying Advice Re: Tractor choices - MF4609, Case JX70, NHT4.75, NHTD5.75, Kubota M8540 etc

    Yea, and according to the specs the 75C will only lift 2000lbs:o
    Gotta watch salesman, they often don't know anything about what they are selling.
  55. Buying Advice Re: Tractor choices - MF4609, Case JX70, NHT4.75, NHTD5.75, Kubota M8540 etc

    Also, I just brought up that CASE 75/c on Tractordata and according to them that loader will only pick 2100 lbs to full height. Here is the link TractorData.com CaseIH Farmall 75C tractor attachments...
  56. Buying Advice Re: Tractor choices - MF4609, Case JX70, NHT4.75, NHTD5.75, Kubota M8540 etc

    The weight of your fork attacment needs to be subtracted from that...400 to 600lbs....and the fact that the load is not back at the pins...Do the bales way 3000 lbs ???

    Here is a link to the...
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    Comparison Re: Gray Market YM 3110D Tractor

    OH, I got a clue, with the red tape, and I aint your boy;) , and your tone is insulting...feel free to pm me on anything other than how tractorco.com screwed somebody.
    If they screwed someone, post...
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    Comparison Re: Gray Market YM 3110D Tractor

    OK smart guy, You paid as much for your tractor as you could have got one through tractorco with a loader..I wasn't looking to buy a tractor at the time, I was looking for a job.

    When I was ready...
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    Re: Help with adding weight.

    Varmit this is a a common misconception with CL filled tires.Rust is oxidation, you need air for this to happen.
    On a tubed tire, filled with CL 0r any thing els,e the enviroment between the tube...
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    Comparison Re: Gray Market YM 3110D Tractor

    Kenmack, you seem awfully critical of this company, "Tractorco.com" with no facts to back anything up...
    I can tell you, and anyone interested, I have been to the Thorp shop and met Mitch, the...
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    Re: Bye, Bye Branson???

    According to tratordata.com they do.
  62. Re: Traded in the New Holland Boomer 3050 For a New Holland T4.75

    Very nice tractor!
    I was looking on tractor data.com it said your tractor was tier3, You mentioned tier4b?
    Anyway, does it have any emissions crap or not?:)
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    Buying Advice Re: The trouble with choices! First time buyer

    That would be awesome:laughing:
  64. Thread: Off Road Diesel

    by grm61
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    Re: Off Road Diesel

    For as much as I use per year I buy green, where they sell alot of it...Come winter, better chance of getting winter blend at a place that sells alot.
    Its worked out well so far, never had any water...
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    Buying Advice Re: The trouble with choices! First time buyer

    The factory Cab on my DK45SE HST was 5500.00,well worth it.... a bargain I think;)
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    Re: No more deere, new massey 5611

    Very nice machine! I like the can't get it to grunt part:laughing:
    That's fricken awesome:thumbsup:
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    Re: Oh! This seems nice.

    Absolutely, BS.
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    Re: Oh! This seems nice.

    Very good observation:thumbsup:
    Also no extendable links on the 3 point.
    Or control lever at the back to raise and lower the tree pointMy 2013 Kioti came stock with these stock.

    As far as the...
  69. Thread: Cabala's last

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    Re: Cabala's last

    I have the same one....no grapple to hook to it yet:hissyfit: lol
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    Buying Advice Re: Which Kubota is right for me?

    Nothing wrong with that.:)
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    Buying Advice Re: Which Kubota is right for me?

    Your problem with your kubota fleet is you never priced Kioti.....I would have had to spend an additional 12 to 13 thousand dollars on a Kubota, for a tractor that still would not lift as much....
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    Buying Advice Re: Which Kubota is right for me?

    My quote ,was a jest/joke to lennyzx1l, about drinking beer and tearing up stumps, really nothing to do with the OP..... But since you brought it up, my factory cab cost me a additional 5500 dollars...
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    Buying Advice Re: Which Kubota is right for me?

    Should have bought a Kioti...Mine came with a stereo and three cupholders.:laughing:
    Nothing better than listening to 80s Hair bands, while tearing stuff up:thumbsup:
  74. Thread: Cabala's last

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    Re: Cabala's last

    I do like the color as well, nice looking tractor:thumbsup:
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Add or not add oil additive to Kubota

    That is the stuff! very happy with the cold weather pumpability/starting:thumbsup:
    The motor sounds happy:)
  76. Thread: TODAYS SEAT TIME

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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Good job!
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    Very nice machine:thumbsup: Congratulations:drink:
  78. Thread: jd4500

    by grm61
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    Re: jd4500

    My rears are loaded with calcium chloride..565lbs each...with the hoe and the loader on it it is about 8000lbs so you need a 10k gvw trailer...2k for the trailer and 8k for the load with a 20ft...
  79. Thread: jd4500

    by grm61
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    Re: jd4500

    That is good to know you know better than to go to small:thumbsup:
    Compacts don't hold a candle to a full sized hoe....I think my tractor is a good in between;)
  80. Thread: jd4500

    by grm61
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    Re: jd4500

    FYI My Dad has a 96 or 97 JD 970..Previous model to the one you are looking at.
    My dads , as well as the one your are looking at were made by Yanmar for JD...Yanmar tractor with JD green paint.
    ...
  81. Thread: jd4500

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    Re: jd4500

    Is the JD 4x4?
  82. Thread: jd4500

    by grm61
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    Re: jd4500

    I don't know anything about pricing in New England, I seen NH and assumed New Hampshire:o:D
  83. Thread: jd4500

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    Re: jd4500

    Oh, and I don't think it is to big, When comes time to get some work done, you will appreciate the extra capability over a smaller machine.
    They shrink when you get them home.

    If you can only...
  84. Thread: jd4500

    by grm61
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    Re: jd4500

    Welcome, sounds a little high ...I am no expert...If it is 4x4, and in really nice shape I think 15k would be a fair deal:thumbsup:
    When I bought my DK45 I bought the hoe with the tractor, they...
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    link no work
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    The first time you shut that cab door when its 21 degrees and snowing sideways, take your coat off, and a big sip off your favorite beverage, dial up some of your favorite music, and get down to...
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    Holy smokes! So thankful everything worked out for you.
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    Re: 2485 Back hoe power check

    Thankyou for this, mine seemed to have lost some power and I have the hissing you were talking about retracting the boom... it also seemed that the hotter it got the weaker it got....I will look into...
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    I'ts alot of work trying to buy the right tractor:)
    One thing I would point out between the LS and Kioti is tire size...I'm assuming you're getting R4s...The LS has bigger tires 17.5/24 rears and...
  90. Thread: Cabala's last

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    Re: Cabala's last

    Nice ride:thumbsup:
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    Good on you for wanting to help, and do your part.
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor purchase advice

    I don't believe you would regret spending the extra money for a factory cab with heat and AC.
    It can be raining, blowing, snowing , you are warm dry and comfortable, most factory cabbed tractors...
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    Re: Is there something wrong with me?

    James, your posts in this thread are absolutely 100% as things are IMO.:thumbsup:
    I too intend to protect my family, and never be a victim.

    There are alot of good folks out there...but like you...
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    Re: MF 35 with Z134 engine - Oil pressure Issues

    I do believe you are the one the OP should be talking to:thumbsup:
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    Re: MF 35 with Z134 engine - Oil pressure Issues

    Are you confident the oil pressure gauge is operational?
    If you are willing to risk a few more seconds on the rotating assembly you could unhook the line at the port on the motor, pull the coil...
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    Re: MF 35 with Z134 engine - Oil pressure Issues

    What about cam bearings?
    Where they replaced?
    I am not familiar with the motor you are working on, so just throwing things out there...best of luck

    By the way good call on bearings murph.......
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    Re: MF 35 with Z134 engine - Oil pressure Issues

    Rather than running the engine or turning it over you could run the oil pump with a drill motor and not risk damage.
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    Re: Letting the neighbor borrow your tractor...

    Would you ask to borrow someones tractor??? You have a tractor so I'm assuming your a self sufficient kind of guy?
    The guys a pile, and user, don't loan yours out, and don't get involved. JMO
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    Re: Letting the neighbor borrow your tractor...

    I would not do it.....no way no how., would not want to be involved with a cheap assed habitual borrower.
    Always looking for another angle to get something for nothing.
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    Re: Opinions on New Holland Workmaster 60

    Also check the level on the rears...and what is in them?
    Spent 30 years out in the field doing tires on construction equip...it is common to find after paying for loaded tires that they are 1/4...
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