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    Backhoe Re: Ford 555B - Need some help please.

    Exactly. The wire should come from the same part of the harness as the alternator wiring. Sender controls the oil pressure warning lamp on the dash. New sender is cheap and should be in stock at any...
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    Re: Help selecting a Post Driver

    True. My answer was specific to the Shaver valve alone; with or without the PB circuit as discussed. The tractor system relief is the protection.
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    Re: John Deere 7 control valve question

    I'm a parts guy at a New Holland dealer that also can deal with Ameriquip. And or service department works on all flavors of machines. A Deere #7 , an ARPS (70?) and New Holland 757B are the same...
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    Re: Whatt the (blleep) is wrong with today's kids?

    Set up a dedicated ring tone for texts & calls from work and then the rest can be ignored.
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    Re: Help selecting a Post Driver

    Yes.
    No.
    Yes.
    No.
    No.
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    Re: Ford 5000 Oil Level Rising

    Main hydraulic pump can't leak into the crankcase, the hyd pump is in the rear axle.
    Power steering pump CAN leak into the crankcase, but that system doesn't hold much oil and it should be easy to...
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    Re: John Deere 7 control valve question

    Check with ARPS. They built that backhoe.
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    Re: Help selecting a Post Driver

    They ship open center. If you need CC an optional CC plug needs to be ordered.

    Power Beyond isn't needed in a CC system. You simply tee the supply line to however many valves are present.
  9. Re: Better Cut Using Hi Lift Blades on a Rear Mount Mower?

    Doesn't hurt to check thickness. it WILL vary.
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    Re: Help selecting a Post Driver

    Using a power beyond port as a return on a Shaver valve set as an open center valve is needlessly redundant. The valve is open center, return flow when the valve spool is centered is open via the...
  11. Re: Better Cut Using Hi Lift Blades on a Rear Mount Mower?

    :biggrin:
  12. Re: Better Cut Using Hi Lift Blades on a Rear Mount Mower?

    $140 including a new hose? :drink:
  13. Thread: Ford 3400

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    Re: Ford 3400

    High price AND DuPont overhaul make me completely disinterested even if I did have a need.
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    And local LEOS don't understand or enforce consistently.
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    Re: Whatt the (blleep) is wrong with today's kids?

    The vast majority of what is wrong with today's kids falls at the feet of today's parents.
  16. Re: Best choice for engine heater CK 30 (block, heater hose, magnetic?)

    Good. But the laws of physics still exist. And the instructions for most lower hose heaters will adhere to them.

    There are always those who are exceptions to rules. The next guy didn't have your...
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    Re: Rotary Rakes - looking ahead

    Apologies to Ken, but I doubt anyone can get far enough away from a 254.
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    Here as well. Especially anything looking like a landscape contractor or mowing service. Non DOT approved fuel jugs are a big revenue source along with scales and no DOT numbers.
  19. Re: Best choice for engine heater CK 30 (block, heater hose, magnetic?)

    Heating the coolant that's in the radiator isn't an effective cold start aid. The goal is to heat the coolant in the block, and by default the block and combustion chamber. Convection dictates that a...
  20. Re: Best choice for engine heater CK 30 (block, heater hose, magnetic?)

    Lower hose heater installation is problematic on several kioti models because the only reasonable place to install is in a section of hose that runs perfectly horizontally. And that is an ineffective...
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    Re: Help selecting a Post Driver

    Not sure why one could not put a Cat 1 hitch crossbar on an HD10 and go. An 8 would certainly fit your tractor and probably drive posts in your soil, especially in spring. A 10 will have a LOT more...
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    Re: TD95 engine making oil

    Replace the hydraulic pump.
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    Re: Apparent Extra Part - What Is This?

    **WINNER**
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    Re: Portable Lithium Ion jump starter ??

    I'm not buying that his 575E starts with a 300CCA L&G battery.
  25. Re: John deere 3020 has two different tires on the fromt

    Dad had 2 late model 3020's with 9.5Lx15 3 rib fronts and 16.9x34 rears.
  26. Re: Which way to turn a FEL Hydraulic Cylinder??????

    Nevertheless we have the same discussion on the same topic about every 3 to 4 months.
  27. Re: Which way to turn a FEL Hydraulic Cylinder??????

    Actually they are both correct.
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    Re: Why No Round Posts Batteries for Lawn Tractors

    All the pertinent info was in the OP. Just gotta read (and comprehend) it. Maybe you & Larry can figure out what car or truck battery will fit the posted space.
  29. Loader Re: ford 3550 skip loader hydraulic fill point ?

    Hole should be more like 3/4" NPT. Fill to 12" below vent fitting.
  30. Re: Would a fire damage cast rear wheel centers?

    You have 6 tractors listed in your profile. If any of 5 are equipped with a FEL and NOT the recipient, I don't see any reason to hire installation unless you just don't want to do the work.
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    Re: Why No Round Posts Batteries for Lawn Tractors

    Cut the old post clamps off and crimp on a couple copper eyelets with 1/4" holes. Complete new cables would not be the worst thing you could do.

    $120 for an L&G battery is nuts, posts or not.
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    Re: Portable Lithium Ion jump starter ??

    Last three pickups I have owned I bought new and owned for a total of 34 years. I replaced one alternator in that time.
  33. Re: John deere 3020 has two different tires on the fromt

    Add 9.5Lx15 and 750x18 to the list.
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    Re: Portable Lithium Ion car battery chargers ??

    Lots of things I'd pack before anything in that category. If you are concerned about your car battery, replace it. Battery in my wife's car doesn't see 5 years before it becomes a tractor battery for...
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    Re: Question about Woods Brush Bull blades.

    They are bent. Likely not unsafe, but bent nonetheless. It may cut as well as some finish mowers, but not with those blades. Getting a nice cut with a rotary cutter requires blades that are not dull...
  36. Re: I want to tie the rear brake pedals together on a Ford 660 & need ideas

    Just get and keep the brakes balanced equally or you will create a bigger problem than you are trying to solve. Good luck.
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    Re: tractor manuals for free

    No need to call Kubota out specifically. They are far from alone.
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    Re: 1972 Ford 2000 oil pressure switch

    Slide the female spade over the button on the switch. Spade will be 90* to the center axis of the switch.
  39. Re: I want to tie the rear brake pedals together on a Ford 660 & need ideas

    Better to leave them along and be aware of where you place your foot to catch both pedals. Then you can use your ankle to balance braking action of each wheel.
    Otherwise you have to perfectly...
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    Bottom line; there is much confusion among drivers, LEO's and DMV staff that a broad based discussion on CDL requirements is about as useful as a thread about oils or filter brands. We end up in the...
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    Re: Here's why you grease your loader faithfully.

    I agree. My post was a poke at all the steering wheel holders here that can't do anything wrong.

    Great thread and a good lesson.
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    Re: Here's why you grease your loader faithfully.

    You sure that pin doesn't have some type if design flaw?
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    Well I was called out by a fellow NYer. I don't live in PA or comment on your vehicle plating.
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    Moot point. A 3500 isn't gonna have "regular" passenger plates on it in NY.
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    Re: 3500 truck needs CDL?

    Ding! Ding! Winner!
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    Backhoe Re: diesel running funny 4500

    No doubt. Classic fuel starvation symptoms. Skip the part about checking the filter and simply replace it.
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    Re: Rox's EVOO(Olive Oil) for sale on Amazon!

    Truly good EVOO is a treat.
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    Re: Ford 6640 SLE E24 Code

    Check the KAM circuit to the ECU.
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    Re: Pioneer 8010-4 vs 8010-4p QC ???

    They are functionally interchangeable. The p stands for poppet. The poppet style will flow marginally more oil than the ball style at the same pressure. The ball style is marginally more durable as...
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    Re: What options would YOU invent for a new truck?

    I offered to help a guy hook a square baler to his GM pickup a few weeks back. He declined because he had a camera focused on the trailer hitch. I did adjust the jack height while he backed in.
  51. Re: John Deere 3010 Tie rods...are impossible to remove

    Just had to teach this lesson today to a guy who just got done getting scolded for trashing an otherwise perfect rod end boot with a pickle fork.
  52. Re: Can Someone Help Me Identify this Ford Tractor ?

    Looking for a different answer than the one provided at YT?

    Without a model code it is impossible to tell with certainty. I will agree it fits all discriptions of a 445A.
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    Re: What options would YOU invent for a new truck?

    4WD sized like a '90s Sonoma regular cab long bed. 225 HP and 25MPG. Cloth seats, cruise, good sound system.
  54. Re: John Deere 3010 Tie rods...are impossible to remove

    The real answer to the OP's tie rod end problem is two 3 lb hammers, or larger. One to place against the side of the steering arm and one to swat the opposite side. The shock will spit the rod end...
  55. Re: John Deere 3010 Tie rods...are impossible to remove

    Always worked for me. No heat required. But not the way to do this job.
  56. Re: John Deere 3010 Tie rods...are impossible to remove

    Leave the tie rods alone and take the center steering arm down from the motor. 4 bolts. Done. 8 bolts total and the complete front axle is off. Done.
    BTW Deere had been building tractors with power...
  57. Re: Advice for a birthday gift for a 65 year old guy??

    Winner so far.
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    Backhoe Re: 71 Ford 4500 Backhoe transmission leak

    1. Yes.
    2. Yes
    3. Impossible to predict given available information.
  59. Re: Advice for a birthday gift for a 65 year old guy??

    Does he shop online? If so, a gift card from Amazon or wherever he shops. He can use it for something of HIS choice.
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    Re: My Sawzall, Sawz nothing!

    Chinese Milwaukee? Pitch it and start over.
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    Re: Ford 2610 wiring problem

    Take the existing harness off and build your new one to match. Label the ends with tags or painters tape and a sharpie if that helps. Figure lengths from the old harness flat on a bench or table.
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    Re: Moving a big, loaed tire out of the way

    I have moved loaded tires up to 16.9x30 by myself many times. Keep the wheel close to vertical and rock it back and forth until it clears the axle. Then roll it out of the way.
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    Re: Are you violating the law?

    Maybe not the particular owner in the article, but you can bet a bunch of the supporters of the movement do. This is not a one-man effort.
    I really didn't think you were that na´ve, Harry.
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    Re: Are you violating the law?

    For those of you unwilling or unable to actually put forth the effort to find out whether this is a targeted effort against Deere or exclusively domestic manufacturers or an effort to initiate an...
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    Re: Are you violating the law?

    I'm not advocating a position. Just trying to straighten out a misinformed poster. Doesn't matter who the spin doctors are targeting. What does the proposed legislation say? Does it target Deere? I...
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    Re: Are you violating the law?

    Proposed legislation would affect the entire industry if enacted.

    A response from Deere was referenced, this is not a targeted action.
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    Re: PTO Shaft Covers / Guards

    Size.
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    Re: PTO Shaft Covers / Guards

    The one Sysop linked is described as a series 1 shield. Series 1 drivelines are used on spinner spreaders and not a lot else. A tiller is at least a Series III if not a IV.

    Hope you find what you...
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    Re: PTO Shaft Covers / Guards

    PTO shaft guards are stupid money. 85$ is actually about as inexpensive as they get, unless someone has a link to an obscure retailer. if so I hope to see it here.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    So much for the 'all manufacturers' thing. We have one instance involving one brand. And a new TBN legend.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    B.S. flag waving :whistleblower::whistleblower::whistleblower:

    I'd like some proof that ALL mfg's void warranties based on that use. All, you say.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Putting a 770 kit in a 77 is a whole different deal than getting 50 PTO HP out of a Super C and making it run all day.
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    Re: Radiator Cap Issue on my 8N

    See if it will stay put if you leave it pointing straight ahead. I don't see any harm in having the cap a few degrees away from the stop tabs on the neck.
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    Re: Engine Oil filter for 2011 DK40se HST

    Sorry I didn't see your question. Most of my vehicle filters are OEM purchases. Those that are not are almost all made by the OEM filter manufacturer. When I can buy a Delco PF46 for under $4 why...
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    Re: Engine Oil filter for 2011 DK40se HST

    Yeah I've heard all that: nothing new. But when a retailer can't even sell a filter that screws on the filter base of the unit in their own cross reference, the concept of quality filters from "any...
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    Loader Re: Ford 3550 industrial transmission help

    New parts for the f/r linkage will have to come from a New Holland dealer.
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    Re: Is this the starter or solenoid?

    Cranking voltage at the starter is almost certain to be below 12v.
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    Loader Re: Ford 3550 industrial transmission help

    Then sell it.
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    Loader Re: Ford 3550 industrial transmission help

    More accurately, "excessive slopticity". There is a "slopticity tolerance".
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    Re: Engine Oil filter for 2011 DK40se HST

    Never ceases to amaze me how much grief guys will put up with to 'save' money.

    You guys are worried about a filter screwing on a base. How about media properties, bypass valving and stuff that...
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    Re: Ford 8n or similiar

    8N's were among the greatest technological advances of their time. They don't compare favorably to today's tractor choices, or even a choice made today to buy something as little as 10 years newer...
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    Loader Re: Ford 3550 industrial transmission help

    Check for wear and lost motion in the shuttle lever and linkage.
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    Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    Whatever. Post back on that when you get it running.
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    Re: Ford 8n or similiar

    Immaterial. Comparing options 70 years ago and today's options is a fool's errand.

    How much land was worked with mules?
    By human power alone?
  85. Thread: 305 Bush Hog 5'

    by RickB
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    Rotary Cutter Re: 305 Bush Hog 5'

    The 305 and 306 are heavy duty cutters rated for 3" diameter material. You're gonna cut 3" brush that kind of HP IS a requirement. Cutting light grass will obviously not require that kind of power.
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    Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    You may very well find that not to be true.
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    Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    Traction drive is via a hollow tube driven by the clutch disc. Hydraulics and PTO are driven by a solid shaft within the transmission input tube. Said solid shaft is splined to a coupler bolted to...
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    Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    Google is your friend. That said, Oliver's have an open drive between the clutch and tranny and a non-structural engine block. You should have no trouble dropping a 300 I-6 complete with clutch in...
  89. Re: IH 464, Deere 1250, or Ford 4610 - which to buy

    Depending on what is actually being cut, a 7 or 8 foot cutter may be in order.
  90. Re: IH 464, Deere 1250, or Ford 4610 - which to buy

    OP clearly says the 464 is a gasser. I'll stand by my comments relating to that configuration.
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    Re: Oliver Super 88 Diesel Engine swap questions.

    Anyone that can't find Oliver parts and/or donor units in Ohio isn't looking very hard. Maibach is renown across the USA as a primary resource.
  92. Re: IH 464, Deere 1250, or Ford 4610 - which to buy

    The Ford is an easy choice. More HP, Better features, FAR better OEM AND aftermarket parts availability. Ignition and fuel system parts for the IH will be difficult to find; stay away from that. 50...
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    Re: Ford 3910 Drawbar Hanger

    Check the numbers in the online parts catalog.
  94. Re: Anyone own a Woods RD990X 90" 3pt Finish Mower (or comparable)

    Exactly how I do mine. Down to and including the never-seize.
  95. Thread: 305 Bush Hog 5'

    by RickB
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    Rotary Cutter Re: 305 Bush Hog 5'

    Tip speed and blade condition.
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    Re: Two cylinder JD pullers

    Spend a BUNCH of time at the event learning how to read the track. If you pull with the same group of guys, focus on a couple successful pullers in lighter classes so you can get a feel as to how...
  97. Re: '68 Ford 3000 Electrical and Tachometer Question

    There's all kinds of folks here. I read your first post and decided that, without a photo I didn't have enough info to answer accurately. A generator was original equipment, but alternators with tach...
  98. Thread: Towing HEAVY

    by RickB
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    Re: Towing HEAVY

    Pulling a load and stopping a load are two different things. 35K on a trailer should require air brakes. If not by law, then prudence should dictate them. Just because some manufacturer publishes a...
  99. Re: A high powered starter for 3 cylinder Fords and maybe others

    Starter nose and solenoid are oriented wrong for the engines being discussed. Starter pictured isn't doing to mount on the Rh side of block facing forward of flywheel with the solenoid up which is...
  100. Re: Anyone own a Woods RD990X 90" 3pt Finish Mower (or comparable)

    Just realize that an RM990 and an RD990 are different machines. I have an RM that was brought back from dead 10 years ago; it's a great machine. I don't think an RD is half the mower an RM is from...
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