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    Re: 2014 John Deere 3320

    This company makes a snow pusher for around $1500.Snow Pusher. Pushers are much faster as you do not have to go through a dump cycle. You can still pile snow as high as your tractor is capable of...
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    Re: Having trouble with my Mahindra 22

    You could still have air in your fuel system especially if you recently ran out of diesel and then refilled. If manual bleeding is available, I'd try that. Diesels run on compression once started and...
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    Re: 2014 John Deere 3320

    Nice unit gls. I tried to buy one of these last year but the JD dealer was showing me next to nothing for my trade of a JD 750. I had to go with Mahindra as it was also a 10 grand out of pocket...
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    Re: Filling tires question

    GA this is where one of those cheap Harbor Freight DC pumps come in handy. Took less than 5 minutes to pump in 20 gallons of liquid into the tire. I used a 20 gallon muck bucket so I could do it all...
  5. Re: 14 tractors now in my backyard , put a fork in it , I'm Done

    Waldon, what do you use to get that kind of rust out of a confined space?
  6. Thread: L3560 or L4060

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    Price Check Re: L3560 or L4060

    It's good you feel better. Equate hp not to power but to speed. Not sure how you use your tractor but things like mowing or road travel or pto usage is where hp can make more of a difference. Back...
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    Loader Re: Loader valve repair or replace?

    I have to agree with this. My loader valve spring broke but the spool on mine allowed the fel to go "up". The cost for a new scv was over $700 (John Deere). When i took the valve apart, the set up...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Pat, I do something very similar to your use of the bulkhead only I do no stacking. I built this door instead and insulated it. I just dump the wood in the bulkhead, open the door and feed it into...
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    Re: DejaVu feeling with this work 'tier'

    Vert, last year I saw a 454 that was all reconditioned and for sale for $7000. It was beautiful. At the time, I was looking to buy a new tractor and when i saw this IH, it was love at first sight....
  10. Thread: I need a shed.

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    Re: I need a shed.

    I like the
    "one continuous backyard" look. See a lot of that in Alaska where they use planes like cars and need a landing and take off strip. If I had that much grass to cut, I'd tell myself to get...
  11. Thread: please help

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    Re: please help

    Could be this also George but motion should be compromised if it's differential gears. I did this with my 750 as well shearing off the differential bolts. Lost all motion in rear wheel drive. Unless...
  12. Thread: please help

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    Re: please help

    Sounds like a clutch about gone or in need of a serious adjustment. Take up some of the thread on the clutch pedal if its grinding while going in and see if it stops. If its grinding while in gear,...
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    Re: DejaVu feeling with this work 'tier'

    My word Buck. "better" is subjective at best and is why we're all offering varied opinions on what's "better". "Practical" equates to "better" for some while an 11.2 quarter mile is "better" for...
  14. Re: 50 inch brush fork build (with quick-release lever)

    It's square stock.
  15. Re: 50 inch brush fork build (with quick-release lever)

    No , this thing goes on the same way as any tooth bar. The tines are solid, mild steel 1" in width.
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    Re: DejaVu feeling with this work 'tier'

    Neither am I but how about a 68 Cobra jet Mustang or a 69 Hemi Dart?
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    Re: DejaVu feeling with this work 'tier'

    I like this idea as well. The way most of these tractors are made to look nowadays (mostly as insects to me) all one would need are the chrome wheels. From what I've read on IH, the strike in the...
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    Re: DejaVu feeling with this work 'tier'

    I always liked this idea for tractors. Wish they all were still doing this. Tractors are becoming like part of the fashion and cell phone world with "Gotta have the latest and greatest". I say...
  19. Re: 50 inch brush fork build (with quick-release lever)

    Sodo this is the one I made for my bucket. I also ran into the problem of having to tie in the tines as they were bending too easily. This fork can pick up 1000 lb tree stems and is why I gave a...
  20. Re: JD 750 tractor clicks, tries to turn, won't start

    It is most unfortunate that I did not see this thread until this point. As I had a 750 until recently, this would have been my first suggestion to the point of "please look to see your pto lever is...
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    Price Check Re: New Kubota L3200 Pricing

    Last year when I was looking to buy, I thought the K's were some of the better built tractors I scoped. They were all high in price but the things that turned me off completely to them were two main...
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    Re: Toothbar Install Problem

    Nothing easier than this. I did not weld this piece to the bar. It's an almost exact fit with the 2x3" tube and if i made it integral to the bar, putting it on and getting it off would have been a...
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    Re: who woulda thought

    You have bright point here Mike. I asked my wife if one of her sisters knew of Aunt Eunies ability to write. They say she had beautiful penmanship but she is wracked with arthritis and can hardly...
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    Re: When to replace chainsaw file

    I don't know if you can go by me as I was strictly into production. When I was working, I'd use a file 6 times. This included touch ups and occasional ding repairs. To this day as a regular...
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    Re: Haggling with Mahindra dealers

    The "story" is everyone is paying Mahindra the same price for a given tractor. It's retail pricing however has most to do with the dealer. It's secondary pricing has to do with the financing as you...
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    Re: who woulda thought

    Unless one has been part of one, war is just another headline w/o the gory details to most people. I've always felt war begins with the egos of pompous men in high places. Put these individuals on a...
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    Re: who woulda thought

    Not a bad suggestion Wolf. She's the type who gets insulted if you infer to her deafness. I wish I get to see her more. She may be at the next family wedding in Oct. Her eyesight is pretty keen still...
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    Re: Why Buy a Mahindra or Mahindra vs . . . .?

    This raises a good point Mtn. Speed of work with a tractor is like speed of work with a larger welder. The 4000 lb 12 hp tractors were faster than a horse so for comparison sake, that's all people...
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    Re: 120-Volt Mig welder.

    I taught some of the roughest bunches of high school kids you can imagine. There were some very discouraging days. What kept me going was that I new i could help some of them and they appreciated...
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    Re: Why Buy a Mahindra or Mahindra vs . . . .?

    I can't sit here and say I know about tractor engines. I do know about high performance engines however and if these small diesels are like anything as those, then torque is going to peak before hp....
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    Re: Why Buy a Mahindra or Mahindra vs . . . .?

    I do. I did all of my stuff with a 17 hp tractor. `There were early tractors made with 12 hp but they weighed 4000 lbs. I'd rather have weight than hp for ground engaging stuff. If he bought a geared...
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    Re: Why Buy a Mahindra or Mahindra vs . . . .?

    I also think you may not need the extra horses but one of the good things is that the 3616 comes with larger tires at the rears than the 3016 (industrials that is). Larger tires equal more weight...
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    Traction Re: 3215 (Gear) won't move forward, reverse OK

    Actually it's not Sean. The 16 series is built to compete with the price point tractors from Kioti, Kubot, JD and others. My tractor has a very archaic shift linkage that just yells "CHEAP". Sure it...
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    Traction Re: 3215 (Gear) won't move forward, reverse OK

    This is not news without concern for all of us even with the newer models of the older 15 series (16 series). I'm thinking not much has changed drivetrain wise from the then to now as they are still...
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    Re: metal chimney liner brushing

    Thank you to all more experienced with this type of exhaust. I'm wondering if the shape and slickness of the pipe has something to do with it as well as diameter. Creosote doesn't seem to stick to...
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    metal chimney liner brushing

    Last year I put in a new chimney lined with sectional stainless chimney liner. It's insulated. I produced maybe a gallon of creosote but it had already fallen into the clean out door. I put a light...
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    Re: Why Buy a Mahindra or Mahindra vs . . . .?

    Heck, I made out with 17 hp for years. It is more about traction and weight. I never ran out of HP as I cut no grass. The 3016 I have now is 3 times faster than the JD 750 for logging. Not because of...
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    Re: Bigger than I ever thought...

    Hope you enjoy yourself Arc.
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    who woulda thought

    I have an aunt on my wife's side who lives in New Hampshire in Hooksett. I've seen her maybe about 12 times in the 30 years that i've known her. This past week one of my wife's sisters brought her...
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    Re: dreaded battery leak

    Perhaps the Mitsu and Korean companies simply went for a deal on cheap batteries….from China perhaps? In my old JD 750 (Yanmar made), they put in a Yuasa right from the factory. That battery lasted...
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    Re: dreaded battery leak

    I had this same problem with the battery in my Mahindra 16 series. It seems this was a common problem with this series. There is a cheap , no name battery in these and I do not think they are put...
  42. Re: JD 650 Overheating - 521 hours - thermostat replace?

    First simple job is to make sure you have a good seat on the thermostat housing so as to not be leaking out of there. Second simple job is too have the radiator professionally cleaned. Taking it out...
  43. Re: Brand new tractor - should I load the tires myself?

    Have the dealer fill the tires with RG. Here is my thought process: 1. You are not going to save much money (maybe a hundred bucks) doing it yourself. After you buy the adapter, hoses, pump (cheap...
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    Re: This one followed me home

    Maybe not a New Holland store but Yesterday's Tractors has a very nice array of parts for your 3930. Shows pictures of parts as well along with part no's and what they fit.
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    Snow Re: Rear Blade for Max 28

    I have a 6 footer on my 3016. I backed into a "bite" of 8" of wet snow finessing near the garage door. I went 1 foot before the tractor was stopped cold. Icy underlay afforded no bite and this was...
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    Chains Re: What chains to buy for snow?

    Chains are a great asset in the woods whether the forest floor is leaf strewn, snowed on or mudded up. In deeper snow in the forest, they are especially good. I just use 2 link (non studded) in front...
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    Rear Blade Re: Rear Blade sizing

    If this blade is going to be mostly a "snow blade", please consider mold board height as well as length. From my experience, a blade height of 17-18" is preferable to lower heights when plowing snow....
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    Re: F250 rust repairs

    No, if you working for yourself in your own shop , over here the low figure charged to the customer would be 3K so far. The tech working for somebody is lucky to be making $15 an hour. Here the shop...
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    Re: F250 rust repairs

    Up here Greg on labor alone, you would have compiled $3000 to this point.
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    Re: F250 rust repairs

    Up here Greg on labor alone, you would have compiled $3000 to this point.
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    Not the world but perhaps the little community.
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    This thread took a bit of a spin. No where in this thread did anyone say "not to negotiate". I believe what people here were trying to say that it isn't necessary to "grind down" the business owner...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    Answer to question no 2. Yes or no. Depends on the value as Coyote already stated. When I was looking for a tractor, I went to Kubota where an L 3400 had a $19,300 dollar price tag. I'm looking at...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    Behind the scenes of what? A small mom and pop dealership or nearly anonymous, over the phone, "business to business" once in a while face to face deal? My "behind the scenes" remark goes beyond ,...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    This can be flipped around. All you have to do is say "yes" to the dealer and all the stuff you state happens as a result of a sale, happens. If it's all "good" after the "yes", why wouldn't you want...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    Everything you say is true. Mark-up is based on dealer overheads whether it be paying for utilities, the son's drug addiction, the guy suing him, etc, etc. If indeed the op is looking for a "list"...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    I think the op is not looking for the guy not to make a profit. I think he is trying to get a fix on dealer cost to base what he should offer over mark up. It's an approach but not necessarily fool...
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    Re: Transmission types

    Sorry, did not see this part right off. A synchronized 1st to reverse as opposed to Power shuttle is two fold. First a shuttle shift will have a separate lever dedicated for direction changes. These...
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    Re: Transmission types

    A "partially synchronized " tranny means only part of the transmission is synchronized for specific gear changes. In this case, a first to reverse collar shift tranny means when you press the clutch...
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    Re: Transmission types

    I had a manual tractor that simply went from forward to reverse with no "neutral engagement" needed. What you are describing is a transmission with no synchros at all. I don't think anybody produces...
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    Re: jd dealer markup?

    I had a JD salesman state mark up was in the 25% range for tractors. May be less for a smaller item such as what you're looking at. All of that is not important however. Give THEM the price you'd be...
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    Re: First WARRANTY issue and more to come...

    That's unfortunate BBB. I took a good hard look at the 4010 before I purchased the 3016. Only thing that stopped me was my wife stating, "it's too big to fit in the wood shed". Otherwise it looked...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    Ok I did contact the owner of the company. He is siding with the fuel pump as well because he states that the glow plug circuitry goes off when the lamp does. If that is the case, I shouldn't be...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    Ok ,thanks Aaron. The key position that initiates the "clicking" is labeled "glow plugs". In the manual it states "this position activates the glow plug circuit. When glow plugs achieve correct...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    Aaron fuel pump sounds usually equate to a pressure build or priming and then stop and everyone I've heard can be best described as an underlying "hum" as opposed to a couple of bb's jiggled in a...
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    Dirt Moving Re: Case 310 Bulldozer

    Cheez and I thought Southern Cal was made up of dust...pixie dust at that. That is some good looking soil Brian. Everytime I see something like this it makes me want one as well and yes I don't need...
  67. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    It did but it was important to carry this out a bit in fairness to the op as a main assertion was a bit wild and could have prevented the op from making a correct decision for himself. So in that...
  68. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    Ease of operation wasn't the subject matter with that being a personal preference. You afforded a skewered view on geared tractors that was an inaccurate assessment at best. Your justification wasn't...
  69. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    No one was pushing back on alternative motion methods. It was you pushing back on geared machines and for the novice, an unfair assessment as it was coming from only your view point. Others thought...
  70. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    Ya know Eric, i'm beginning to think you are not so Oracally. By your standard, anything mechanical can be a "ticking time bomb" which is as ridiculous a statement as one can think of. I'd say you...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    I've gone to them about 15 years ago to straighten out a John Deere chainsaw. The husband was in his 70's I believe then. Mighty pleased that they are still with us..
  72. Thread: Plow build

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    Re: Plow build

    Fabricate some sides T to make a snow pusher for that plow and you'll be surprised what a huge difference it will make.
  73. Thread: Plow build

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    Re: Plow build

    Limitations were associated to weight. Never ran out of hp before I lost traction even at a whopping 19hp the tractor had. 1500lbs yours has over my JD is an enormous difference but tractive ability...
  74. Thread: Plow build

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    Re: Plow build

    I think an 8 ft plow on your tractor will handle a 6 or 7" snow storm if it's dry and fluffy. 7 or 8" wet will almost stop you dead. For an all around plow, 66"-72" is what I'd consider maximum for...
  75. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    An auto clutch and tractor clutch may have different propensities acting upon them and may not correlate as a result. I built funny car engines in the early 60's before forced induction took hold,...
  76. Buying Advice Re: What tractor to buy for general utility work -

    The op has no comparison to go by as this is his first machine. Clutch actuation is not even thought about on a geared tractor. It gets like breathing. Secondly, there does not necessarily have to be...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    That's the relay. Mine and every 16 series tractor at the dealers I sat on before I purchased my 3016 made the same noise. You do not need the glow plugs now. Just go right to "start" and after a few...
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    Re: Lets see your Mahindra!

    Not for this pic. Too much is clogging the composition. The saws and stump are too strong visually and vying for attention that the beautiful background should have. Picture the pic w/o the stump...
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    Re: 3016 rattling sound when key is on.

    By "rattling" do you mean "clicking"? If that is the case you're hearing the glow plug relay. I wouldn't keep the key on at shut down in the glow position at all as you may burn out the relay.
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    Re: Lets see your Mahindra!

    Wook, the first picture is beautiful. It would have been a spectacular "tractor" picture w/o the chain saws and the stump blocking the view. Your angle of shoot along with the milky haze in the air...
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    Re: FUEL PROBLEMS with Ethonal

    I agree it's that simple but for one thing: If someone or group is government connected and they stand a chance to profit, there goes the free enterprise system. One cannot speak of this crap without...
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    Re: Your thoughts on my future carreer change

    Restaurant business is one of the hardest. An RV camp you'd be slave to and all that you speak of as Gator stated is mucho start up money dependent on "whims" Whims of people wanting to get married...
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    Re: FUEL PROBLEMS with Ethonal

    I think ethanol is crap as well and just another American hoax like fluoride added to our drinking water. Why are we adding silica fluoride which is a residual by product from fertilizer production...
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    Re: Familyroom Addition on our Cabin

    This is a fine looking abode Scott. It all looks very cohesive and integral. Didn't know where "East Wells" was located otherwise I would have stopped with a few salami and provolone sandwiches on...
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    Chains Re: R1 tires with chains

    Really! Never witnessed this but I also never went that fast with chains. "Dance of the Chains" has as yet not been seen by me but will probably come to a theatre near me in the future.
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    Chains Re: R1 tires with chains

    People make a mistake when putting on chains on tractor tires. They make them too tight and thus, the chain is caught between lugs. I have two link on my ags and they grip like anything. I use no...
  87. Re: Shut it down, or continue long idle times, and glow plugs needed after warmed up?

    True...I do change that a bit more frequently than the oil.
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    Re: Nadene Margaret Augenblick

    I just saw this Drew. My heart felt condolences and wish your pain to be eventually replaced with good memories.
  89. Re: Shut it down, or continue long idle times, and glow plugs needed after warmed up?

    Yes. did this trick all the time as a professional logger.. The distance between each tree is a critical point as is the comparison of canopy spread between the two trees. You also want to make sure...
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    Re: Mahin-bishi ou Mitsu-dra ?

    This is a what Mahindra sells as their 3616. The MT28 is the Mitsubishi name for the Mahindra labeled 3016. Mahindra contracts Mitsu to build their tractors and Zero fighter planes which are labeled...
  91. Re: Help adding 230v outlet at subpanel in the garage

    India Pale Ale. It is a hoppy style kind of brew if you can believe me.
  92. Re: Shut it down, or continue long idle times, and glow plugs needed after warmed up?

    Diesels utilize compression based ignition. Some fuel is not fully ignited at start up so it seeps through as smoke.
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    Re: What do you pay for diesel?

    I paid 3.21 (gal) for home heating oil last week but diesel is $3.98. I thought they were the same stuff and if so, if there is .75 in taxes and fees for road stuff then I think that stinks. The...
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    Comparison Re: Got my new 3016 today

    neonmaterialhandling on eBay. On the right hand side in small print, click on "see all". Scroll down and on page 2 you'll find the 72" and page 3 the 60". They also have a 66" someplace in their...
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    Re: Best drillbit for steel

    I wish I had as good as luck with my DD with following the instructions religiously. I swear some of these come out of the factory "spot on" and other one's not so much.. I've never been able to...
  96. Re: Shut it down, or continue long idle times, and glow plugs needed after warmed up?

    As does my Mahindra. I simply turn the key past this right to "start" and she still fires right up.
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    Comparison Re: Got my new 3016 today

    Don't know about you Pilgrim but one of the main reasons I got my 3016 was the ease of getting on and off. One had to be a gymnast to dismount my old JD. Also, parts support from JD was getting...
  98. Re: Shut it down, or continue long idle times, and glow plugs needed after warmed up?

    This depends on the work being done. As boggen states, if the tractor has been working hard, a cool down idling period is advised by most manufacturers. If this coincides for when you are off the...
  99. Thread: Wheels and tires

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    Re: Wheels and tires

    You should have a "Pete's Tire Barn" somewhere around you. They can get all kinds of ag tires.
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    Re: Loader leak down.

    Oct 2013. Has 43 hrs. My other tractor started moving down almost immediately but that one was 28 years old.
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