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  1. Gallenberg airglide 1000 xt rear wheel gearbox

    I am repairing one of these sprayers for my neighbour. This is a self propelled sprayer built in the 80's till the company was bought out. The planetary gear box for the rear wheels was initially...
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    Re: 2320 charge indicator light

    I could be wrong but to me the year and the hours should make this a warranty job. Some newer vehicles and tractors the alternator is turned on by the computer.
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    Re: 2320 charge indicator light

    This method has been used to turn alternators on since they were developed. That's why you check your alternator light when you turn the key on first thing. If it doesn't work then the bulb is burnt...
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    Re: 1993 Ford 1920 Engine Failure

    So Mr Majestic where are you at with this? I'm kind of curious.
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    Re: PTO snowblower running 1000 rpm?

    Just the fact that the snow is getting blown out of the chute unbalances the fan. You've got a fan blade full of snow that is suddenly empty, meanwhile the one behind it is full of snow.
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    Re: Honda quad question

    I do the same thing. Sometimes it's the only way to get brakes bled.
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    Re: PTO snowblower running 1000 rpm?

    I just goggled them and they are from Saskatchewan. Request Rejected

    From what I understand most of the major tractor manufacturers are now offering front three point hitches and front pto's so...
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    Re: PTO snowblower running 1000 rpm?

    Take a look at a Schultie snow blower. My neighbour has one. It's got about a 36" diameter fan that is geared down from 1000 rpm pto. That's on an eight foot wide model. It will easily clear the...
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    Tires Re: R4s are better in the snow than R3 turfs

    I had a 955 for several years. I didn't know much about compact tractors as this was my first one. I found a set of old tractor tire chains and cut them down to fit the tires on my 955 because as...
  10. Re: Kubota RTV 900 Won't Start After Piston Replacement - Just puffs Smoke

    Infrared thermometers aren't that expensive any more and if you hold the beam on the thermostat housing it's very easy to see when the thermostat opens and closes. Saves taking the thermostat out if...
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    Re: PTO snowblower running 1000 rpm?

    When I rebuilt that IHC 80 I had to build a new fan. The old one was in pieces and no longer available new. I started off with a square piece of 3/8th's flat and had a hole machined into the center....
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    Re: Satoh Bison S650G RPM meter cable

    I've gone to Napa and bought a speedometer cable repair kit and just threaded the new cable into the old sheath. It comes with universal type ends that you just crimp onto the cable. You can also...
  13. Re: Kubota RTV 900 Won't Start After Piston Replacement - Just puffs Smoke

    Try bleeding the fuel lines again. Sometimes you don't get all the air out the first time. Also the rings aren't seated yet so there might not be enough compression to ignite the diesel fuel. Is...
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    Re: PTO snowblower running 1000 rpm?

    I restored an IHC model 80 snow blower. The pto had been converted to 1000 rpm. I left it like that and the gearbox has had no issues.

    Friends of mine in Manitoba have a Universal tractor. I...
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    Re: Infernal best buy add

    Ad block plus also works in Chrome.
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    Re: 1993 Ford 1920 Engine Failure

    I disagree
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    Re: 1993 Ford 1920 Engine Failure

    My thoughts on this was that it will show if the engine does or does not need pistons because there is a slim chance for that. To run it a bit under no load, if there are no death rattles will add...
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    Re: 1993 Ford 1920 Engine Failure

    I once had a look at a 466 IHC engine out of a truck that the oil plug had fallen out of. They noticed it before it got to the point of your engine. I was amazed at the lack of damage inside the...
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    Re: Snowblowing RPM

    For front end loader work I run at a speed which lets me spin all four tires if I need to. Usually around 3/4 throttle. Any pto equipment gets run at full throttle. There are times I don't need all...
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    Re: Bending 3/8" Steel Hitch

    I wondered if it wouldn't turn out like this. Sometimes parts are priced reasonable and the next time the price is totally out of line.
  21. Re: Bulk Gasoline Tank - Possible Contamination

    I agree with this. I'm wondering if the discoloration is from rust or colored fuel dye that has settled out.
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    Re: Tier 4 idle question

    I would do this the same way you are. I can't say it would make me happy. What I would try to do after the extended idling is do something with the tractor that works it for an hour or so.
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    Re: Bending 3/8" Steel Hitch

    I would price out a new piece before spending a whole lot of time on this one. If it was me you asked to straighten the piece I wouldn't bother. I have the equipment to nicely cut off the bent piece....
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    Re: Honda quad question

    I had to think about this as really there is no secret. I'm not particularly easy on my stuff so the only thing I can think of is that the Grizzy 700 gets started at least once a month and taken for...
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    Re: Watch Out for UPS Shipping Pricing

    I am a Canadian and use the Fed Ex Warehouse in Sweet Grass MT. The people that work there are great. The prices too are a lot more reasonable than what we get in Canada. I just drop off parcels and...
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    Re: Honda quad question

    This is not necessarily true. I have a 2008 Grizzly 700 with 4600 miles. I'm still using the original battery and expect to for a few more years.
  27. Re: Schrader fitting, for setting tubeless tires (small & motorcycle etc)

    I would pull the valve off and add a + style pipe fitting. Plumb in a gauge, a schrader valve and most importantly a safety that won't let you put in more than 60 lbs pressure.

    The more I think...
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    Re: charging light on Massey 148

    You run a wire from the on terminal of the key switch to one terminal of the light bulb in the dash. The light bulbs other terminal gets wired to the terminal on the alternator that turns the...
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    Re: Honda quad question

    I'm going to hijack this thread for a bit as this is too good a story to keep to myself. The other day there was an article on Facebook saying that research had showed that women who have bigger back...
  30. Re: Bulk Gasoline Tank - Possible Contamination

    Probably what your seeing in the filter is residual dye from previous fuels and the separation is probably water from condensation in the tank. I would install a large fuel filter in the discharge...
  31. Re: Who here is glad they went to a snowblower this year??

    What took me 4 hours to clean up with the front end loader I can now do in about an hour with my John Deere 59 snow blower. I changed the mounting this winter and I'm going to change the mid pto...
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    Re: Honda quad question

    "Took the wife and I both on about a 1 mile round trip, and it handles the weight better than I thought it would"


    Careful with that thought! :)
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    Re: bank trimming?

    Would this idea work for you? Unfortunately I'm not skilled enough to rotate the image but I'm on about a 45 degree slope with no danger at all of tipping.
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    Re: Installing a remote "starter" switch

    If there is a lift pump on the side of the block and most diesels have one, there should be a small lever on the side that operates the lift pump to prime the fuel lines. Because the lift pump...
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    Re: Do Trickle Chargers Really work....

    $20 at Walmart....in Canada! I'll need to go and have a look. Most that I've seen are $60.
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    Re: Whats everyone do for a living?!?

    I'm a self employed mechanic. I have my heavy duty ticket but work on everything from quads and boats to large tractors, combines and trucks (mostly cars and trucks). I also have a small tractor that...
  37. Re: new member. need a Operating Manual J D 2001 4400 compact tractor

    I was going to correct you on this but I figured I'd better try for myself first. John Deere doesn't offer this one as a down load link, so I searched for the manual just as the part number and found...
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    Re: Which lathe is this?

    A few more pics.411101411102411103411104


    The last pic is missing the cross slide screw where the finger is pointing.
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    Re: Which lathe is this?

    It's also missing the cross slide screw or at least the wheel for it. Also the drive belts have been changed to a v-belt setup.

    The lathe is about 370 miles from where I live so I can't just pop...
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    Which lathe is this?

    I'm interested in buying a lathe so my buddy sent me a few pictures of one for sale. I'm just wondering if someone can tell me what model this is and where I can get more info on it. I think it's a...
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    Re: 5203 2wd front tires

    Can you reverse the rims? Or get some different rims with enough offset. You should really have wider rims anyways with a 10.00 tire.
  42. Re: Busted a gear in my Kubota B7100 D tranny yesterday, I think

    Don't feel bad. I once drove 25 miles one way to do a service call. The tractor had been running in the morning to warm it up. The farmer shut it off and did what ever I don't remember. I get a call...
  43. Re: new member. need a Operating Manual J D 2001 4400 compact tractor

    John Deere has copy's of most of their operating manuals on line. Just Google it.
  44. Thread: unbalanced

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    Re: unbalanced

    I've done this before. The trouble was that the line across would always catch in the vines and dirt in the potato field. So we led a single line up over the frame. As long as we didn't run the fuel...
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    Re: MF 180 dual spool auxiliary valve ?s

    I have login info but it's mine. On my page it lets you log in as a guest. It's right under the main log in.
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    Re: Electrical problem

    Look for a fuse or a fusible link somewhere. Could also be a blown circuit breaker. Start tracing power from the battery and find where it quits. A test light works good for this. Remember to check...
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    Re: MF 180 dual spool auxiliary valve ?s

    I'm fixing up a MF 245 that has been in a small fire. Most of the parts I need are coming from the local Agco dealer as the prices are reasonable. If you want to find out if parts between tractors...
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    Re: JD 1050 3pt hitch issue

    I'm wondering if the draft adjustments are sticking. With the tractor shut off try and work the levers back and forth while spraying liberally with a penetrating oil. That should wash the rust out of...
  49. Re: Montana 3940 HST won't start - Electrical

    I had this symptom on a Case combine. You could start the motor and go combining but as soon as you turned the lights on everything died and there was no restarting till the next morning. Turned out...
  50. Thread: Easy outs

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    Re: Easy outs

    I would drill out the hole as straight as I can using a jig if possible. Then buy a heli-coil kit in the right size and install a heli- coil into the hole. Once the heli-coil is in you can install a...
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    Re: Great Resource

    What kind of work do you do with your tractor. If you never work it and get it good and warm they will start blowing by. A good steady load with the odd time lugging the engine does wonders for...
  52. Re: Busted a gear in my Kubota B7100 D tranny yesterday, I think

    Your frustrated!! How does the PTO work? Is it a two stage clutch or does it have it's own lever that you can engage without pushing the clutch in? What sound did it make if any when it quit being...
  53. Re: Advice for greenhouse irrigation and how to keep the raccoon away

    Actually our black lab would kill skunks and it was fun to watch. As soon as he saw one it was full throttle at the skunk. It didn't even have time to turn around and lift it's tail. The dog would...
  54. Re: Advice for greenhouse irrigation and how to keep the raccoon away

    When I was younger and still living with my parents the only raccoon repellent we found that worked every time for the sweet corn was a black lab. Lights, radios and traps didn't work but our dog did.
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    Re: Using these trusses in a small shed?

    Here's how I did it. I attached a long gin pole to my 4420 fel with a short chain on the end to hook onto the rafter. I had all the walls marked for rafter spacing. The tops of the rafters were...
  56. Re: Brush hog--- why so many 3pt and not drawn?

    I think you either missed my point or we are talking about two different things. My point being that a three point mounted mower adjusted properly is basically a semi mount mower when it's on the...
  57. Re: Brush hog--- why so many 3pt and not drawn?

    I think if the top link on a three point hitch mower is adjusted properly then the mower is basically a semi mount mower as most mowers I've seen have a flexible top link. Most times I run mine so...
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    Re: New Thumb Build

    I'm guessing from your video that there is something wrong inside the valve that operates the thumb. Or there is an electrically operated valve somewhere that's not working properly.
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    Re: Using these trusses in a small shed?

    Maybe you should define a large truss. I put up 16, 32 foot long trusses up on a 12 foot wall all by myself. It was a lot of trips up and down a ladder but I got it done.
  60. Re: Brush hog--- why so many 3pt and not drawn?

    In my not so humble opinion the only reason to buy a pull type would be if you don't have a three point hitch.
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    Re: Honda quad question

    Also I forgot to mention that there are aftermarket plastic tanks available if your is either so rusty that it's unusable or rusted through.
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    Re: Honda quad question

    I would hook the quad up to another vehicle with a set of booster cables and then try to start it. Make sure you check the oil first! I have an old Windex bottle in the shop that I use to squirt some...
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    Re: ford 655c shutdown while running

    There is one connection in the who;e circuit that is getting hot. Find it and you should be ok.
  64. Thread: evadwd

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    Re: evadwd

    It's pretty simple if you can stand the sparks. Just attach a battery positive to the terminal on the starter and a battery ground to the frame. The starter should engage and the motor should turn...
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    Re: Helpful neighbor!

    Good luck on interest. I have a caveat on a customers property. .5% interest. I had to go to court to put that on his property and then I have to go to court again to file a civil suit to get him to...
  66. Re: Looking for JD 4600 engine shroud panels and grille

    You can also go to jdparts.com and look up the part numbers. DO a where used search with the part number to find out which tractors use the same parts and then start Googling part numbers. You can...
  67. Re: Need help with Yanmar engine 3TNE78A-EJTS injection pump part #

    Ask at a diesel injection rebuild shop
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    I've found that by blowing the snow just a little more than horizontal keeps the wind from blowing the snow back at me. I know a cab would be nicer but I just don't have the cash for it.

    Speaking...
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    Re: 1944 farmall h crankshaft nut

    It's worth a try but if you read one of the threads in a forum like this it's no longer available. Still worth a try though.
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    Re: 1944 farmall h crankshaft nut

    I looked up the part number 24402d. Did a google search for "24402d nut". There isn't much by the look of things but you can try and see what you find. If it really isn't available then go to a...
  71. Re: Trouble connecting and disconnecting remotes

    Another thing that helps is to remove remote cylinders while they are still warm. Then when they cool off there is no pressure from thermal expansion. I try to unhook my front end loader when it's...
  72. Snow Re: BX24 Snowblower - not working - need help/advice

    We need more information. I looked online and this model of snow blower can be front or rear mount. You don't mention whether the tractor PTO stopped working or if it is working and the shafts are...
  73. Re: Emergency Starting TC30 with Jumpers???

    Take a jumper wire and attach it to the large terminal on the starter. The one with the cable going to the battery. There should be a small terminal close to the large one. If you touch the jumper...
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    Re: massey ferguson 135

    18.4x26 is a very common size. They will be taller.
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    Re: Diesel preheating?

    It gets to -30-35C here at times and there is rarely problems with gelled diesel. The largest issue is with people who fill their tanks with summer fuel and then are surprised when winter rolls...
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    Re: JD 450B Clutch Adjusting Tool

    Lots of times a service manual will give you the measurements to build your own tool. Maybe someone with a service manual can scan it and post.

    Dealers with attitude make me mad.
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    Re: Wondering about glow plugs on 273

    You can also check glow plugs with a test light. Disconnect the glow plugs from the wiring harness and each other. Connect the test light to 12 volts and touch the terminal of the glow plug. If the...
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    Re: Alternator b2320 kubota

    According to tractordata.com there are two available alternators. A 14.5 amp one and a 40 amp one.
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    Re: JD 4610 throttle

    I don't know if yours is the same as my 4410 but I just removed the blolts (screws) that I could and then by bending the plastic panel I could get my hand in with a small wrench. It wasn't a...
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    Re: JD 4610 throttle

    My 4410 did the same thing. All I did was take apart the dash by the throttle enough so that I could slip a wrench down to the throttle and tighten the bolt that goes through the throttle pivot...
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    Re: Barrel Stove

    As per above and make sure you light a good fire in it outside first so that the paint all burns off outside the cabin. Red or orange automotive silicone works great for sealing off air leaks. It's...
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    Re: Penetrating fluid

    So I would like to know what the issue is with WD-40. I've seen people on this thread knock the stuff and yet I use it all the time. It may not work the best but it's available and it works. I like...
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    Re: New Thumb Build

    I wouldn't worry about a stop for the ram. I'd be more worried about the need for a pressure relief for when you curl the bucket against the thumb too tightly. You maybe haven't done that yet but...
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    Re: Case IH 255 Radiator

    The guy that fixes my rads can usually get a core for just about anything. They come in all sizes. I've even seen him build a new rad from scratch. He bought a core and made the tanks. It was for an...
  85. Re: Looking to buy 2006 3320 - been sitting for 4 years - what concerns?

    This is a loaded question that is sure to stir things up but I'll bite.

    They both make good tractors. That being said I mostly drive a Deere and I probably always will. There are several reasons....
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    Re: Industrial tire vs Turf tire

    X 2 plus I was at my brother in laws the other day and we did some work with his JD 2520. He has industrial tires and he said never again. They ride too rough which I would have never thought of...
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    Re: Tier 4 idle question

    Yea finally someone is talking the same language I am. Thanks so much for your post. I'm a mechanic and I fight this idling battle all the time. You don't need to idle a diesel excessively. They have...
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    Re: Massey Furgeson 165 Rear End Issue

    It could be a bearing but they usually have a growling rumbling type noise. and you would have heard (felt) it when you had the tractor up on blocks and turning the wheels by hand. Next time you are...
  89. Re: Looking to buy 2006 3320 - been sitting for 4 years - what concerns?

    Other than checking fluids and replacing the battery you should be good to go. My 4410 has a place to drain the fuel tank. If the tractor you are looking at has the same feature I would drain a bit...
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    Re: Massey Furgeson 165 Rear End Issue

    Does the noise go away if you lightly touch the brakes? Same for the throw out bearing. If you just ride the clutch a bit does the noise go away?
  91. Re: Compact Track Loader or Compact Utiliy Tractor or Skid Steer- New acreage

    I've put a lot of hours on both a skid steer and a CUT. Skid steer has a lot tougher loader and can do more of that kind of work faster. CUT has the ability to do a wider variety of work but is...
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    Re: Differential lock on 244

    I would try lifting one rear tire off the ground and rocking the tire back and forth while trying to move the diff lock mechanism.
  93. Buying Advice Re: 1st Time "Hobby Farm" Tractor Buyer/User - What do experienced users advise?

    I don't know about CUT's but in trucks or anything that works, tier 4 has been and still is a problem. A costly problem which is why I suspect that the op isn't interested. I for one will not be...
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    Re: sand blast questions

    There is a sandblasting company in out local town. They charge $90/hour and there is no way that I can keep up with their equipment. I drop it off and a couple of days later come back and pick it up....
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    Re: Used MF 253

    I Googled "MF 253" last night. There are lots of parts available from different vendors. Massey's are popular tractor world wide so I don't see you having issues.

    I've never searched for parts by...
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    Re: Advice on a new computer

    I am of much the same attitude on anything Apple. I had two iPhones and then switched to an S3. I like some features better on an iPhone and others are better on my S3 but I am not going back to an...
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    Re: Advice on a new computer

    Has anyone tried a Chromebook?
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    Re: Tier 4 idle question

    I have a friend that has a potato farm. His trucks were giving him no end of troubles with dpf regeneration etc. To the point where during regeneration there was no point in even trying to drive the...
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    Re: John deere 755 light issues

    16 volts is high. It can be there shortly after you start the tractor but should settle down to 13.8-14.5 volts. Just for the fun of it check the volts at the rear plug with the other end of the volt...
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    Re: Used MF 253

    I honestly don't know nut if you go to Object moved you can look up a the MF 253 parts books. I often look for parts just by Googling the part number. If two very different items have the same part...
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