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    Re: Where did this seal come from?

    Ya I think I'm going to take a look at mine too. I'm thinking the tear comes from the tractor sitting for a while with moisture in behind the seal. The seal lightly gets rusted on to the metal and...
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    Re: Hydraulic fittings for a DUMMY

    Awesome this got saved to my hard drive. Thanks
  3. Re: Where to buy colored hydraulic cap and ends

    I was going to suggest John Deere also. I didn't realize that you could buy sets. I've just always bought individual ones as I needed them. I thought their prices were fairly reasonable.
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    Re: Throwing oil out the oil file tube

    Skyhook I answered out of today's topic's not out of a specific forum. I guess I could have looked closer and figured it out but I didn't. :)
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    Re: Where did this seal come from?

    Here is my guess. I think it's a seal to keep dirt and water out and not oil in hence no oil leaking. If you look at where your front wheels turn horizontally on the front wheel assist housing you'll...
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    Re: Throwing oil out the oil file tube

    Ok so now you have two different readers taking your original message two ways. You just need to clarify one thing. Is it the hydraulic oil reservoir or the engine that's throwing oil out the fill...
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    Re: transmission problem

    I don't know much about these tractors but if there are no unusual noises coming from the transmission then I would suspect the interlock mechanism in the shift cover. Most manual transmissions have...
  8. Re: single vs. dual jacks on a 22-25 ft 14k deckover bp/tag trailer

    I have two goose neck trailers. My large one has two jacks and yes it is extra work. The large one you would consider unloading with out being hooked up to a truck. The small one never. And I'm not...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    no wonder I'm broke!
  10. Re: Header for Barn Door Tract in Wall with Metal Studs

    There are several ways to do this in my opinion. My opinion is free so your getting what you pay for.

    I think that if you can remove the cedar siding and reinforce with 2x2's or metal inside that...
  11. Thread: 955

    by pmsmechanic
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    Re: 955

    There was a ehydro 4310, turfs, front weights, 600 hours listed at the local Agco dealer for $8000 CAD. I couldn't afford it so I had to let it go but I would have loved to make it mine.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: hole in diesel tank

    Here's what I would try.

    I have a plastic welder. It's like a pencil type soldering iron with a special tip that lets you push a plastic "rod" through. The plastic melts and you then heat and...
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    Re: Dashcams at the border

    subscribed
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    Re: JD 750 Starting Problems

    Normally I would say that the battery post need to be cleaned. You've already done this so check the battery cables. I've seen where they are not making a good connection where the wire goes into the...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Do I need to pull the head?

    I'm going to make some assumptions here because what you write is not entirely clear. By cranking the engine over you have already sucked some junk into the combustion chamber so if you add a bit...
  16. Thread: 955

    by pmsmechanic
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    Re: 955

    I traded mine in on my present 4410. It was a good tractor. I used mine pretty hard. I've seen others write here in tbn that this was the most trouble free series of cut's that John Deere ever made....
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    Re: Throwing oil out the oil file tube

    JJ you make me laugh.

    Air saturated fluid = check the suction line for leaks.

    Tighten all the clamps or replace the hose if you have to.
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    Re: Snow Blower Performance

    There are all kinds of gearboxes around that could be used if there is enough room. Years ago some adventurous types would install a regular car or truck gearbox backwards in their drivelines to...
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    Re: 6.00x16 vs 7.00x16

    If both the tires have the same rolling circumference then it's ok to use the 7x16 tire. I took the 27x8.50x15's off of my 4410 and installed 26x12x12's. You can buy 26 inch tires that are as tall as...
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    Re: Dexron for Dump Box Lift

    Dextron won't hurt anything in your application but there are hydraulic oils that are a lot cheaper. You don't need to flush the ram for use with either oil except if the oil in the ram is...
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    Re: I have a RANT .

    I have often wished for a small remote controlled vehicle that I could release out of mine and run up to the vehicle ahead of me and shoot a hypodermic needle into the sidewall of their tire. The...
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    Re: 1963 Case 530CK Backhoe/Loader

    Count me in.
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    Re: JD 3010, moving tire on axle

    These can be a real challenge at times. I have had success with loosening the three large bolts like you have done. Take the smaller bolts out and do a thorough job of cleaning up the treads on the...
  24. Re: repair of snowblowe ptor release button for drive yoke

    Ok now to get into some trouble shooting. Does the yoke slide onto the pto shaft without the pin in there? I reread your 1st post and the answer is right there!! You can use the pto without the pin...
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    Re: Source for hyd filter other than CC

    If you can get the part number and google it you can usually find prices on the internet. I do it all the time.
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    Re: I have a RANT .

    If you want to see people driving efficiently google "don't drive here port au prince" They can put way more people on a piece of road than north americans. :)
  27. Re: repair of snowblowe ptor release button for drive yoke

    X2 on this one except for the fluid film. I use it for corrosion protection as it leaves behind a waxy coating that keeps parts from corroding. I find that it attracts dirt and parts get gummed up...
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    Re: JD Fuel Gauge

    Usually fuel gauges work by having a rheostat operated by the float vary the voltage to the gauge. If you take the positive wire from the gauge and touch it to the ground the gauge should go to full....
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    Before you spend the money on a rebuild check the...

    Before you spend the money on a rebuild check the valve clearances. I've run into so many small engines that's all they need.
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    Re: Bolens 826 not starting.

    Put your finger over the spark plug hole and turn the engine over. If your finger gets blown off of the spark plug hole then there is enough compression to start the engine. My guess is that the...
  31. Re: B1700 with inoperative clutch and won't drive

    Sounds like the splines are out on a shaft or the center of the clutch disc is kaputt.
  32. Snow Re: John Deere 445 Quick Attach hitch with 47" Snowblower

    I googled the part number and your dealer is right in the ball park with his price. I'm kind of with Dutch445. The dealer sold you a snowblower that would fit on a 445. I would have a look at the...
  33. Re: any one put a stand on their 3 point scraper blade

    I was thinking more in terms of the stand being at an angle because it was dropped off in a hurry and with kids playing on it the blade or stand could slip and the three point hitch part falling to...
  34. Re: 225 GT John Deere battry light stays on on dash

    That is what I thought too but I was hoping someone with more experience would post. Thanks
  35. Re: Trailer Hitch Receiver For Pallet Fork Frame

    I would be tempted to have a 2" receiver welded to the inside and top of the bucket so that the lines of the bucket still look nice. If your ok with it welded on top you could do that too. Then just...
  36. Snow Re: John Deere 445 Quick Attach hitch with 47" Snowblower

    Just quickly browsing through parts and that looks like a bracket for a 2210,2305 series or the 1023E,1026R,1025R series. Time to phone the dealer and say "What's up"
  37. Re: 225 GT John Deere battry light stays on on dash

    If it goes out when you rev up the motor a bit then everything should be ok. If it doesn't go out at all then the alternator isn't working.
  38. Thread: TLB tires

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    Re: TLB tires

    !3.6 and 15.5 are roughly the same height. Same for 16.9 and 18.4's.
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    Re: 3 point hitch 5th wheel mover

    I have a three point hitch attachment that I use for moving trailers. It has a ball lower down for the bumper pulls and a ball welded on top for the goosenecks. I just slip about a four inch long...
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    Re: Fuel Injection ATVs

    I have a 2008 Yamaha 700 Grizzly with efi. 4200 miles and no problems so far.
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    Re: Tire direction

    The proper way for chevron tire mounting is that the chevron pushes dirt to the outside of the tire when the tire spins. So if your standing at the rear of the tractor the chevrons should be pointing...
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    Re: 3 pt tiller

    Buy the heaviest tiller you can afford. (Lbs/foot of width) Also the tillers with six tines / spider leave a better job than four tines / spider. It's also why some tillers are cheaper than others.
    ...
  43. Re: any one put a stand on their 3 point scraper blade

    So what happens when you are in a hurry and don't set it up quite straight and your boys are playing on the blade as boys do and it falls over. I'm not saying it's going to happen but it's something...
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    Re: Industrial tire vs Turf tire

    There is lots of controversy with this question. I have R-3's on my 4410 and am very happy with them. I have more than enough traction for most of my work. From pushing snow with the fel,...
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    Re: BX bucket expander.

    Years ago my Dad couldn't afford a snowblower so he had the local welding shop make him an extender for the fel on his IH 574. It actually worked quite well. That might be an option for you.
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    Re: 318 Slow to Start

    Gator6X4 has a good idea. If the engine doesn't blow your finger out of the spark plug hole while you crank it over then there isn't enough compression to start the engine.
  47. Thread: WJSchrock

    by pmsmechanic
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    Re: WJSchrock

    I have no idea what a magnetic alternator is. You can test a normal alternator a volt meter. When the tractor is running at about mid throttle the volts should read about 13.8 - 14.2. Right after...
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    Re: 'Mooching' tax

    One idea I've heard of would be to get life insurance on your Dad. Enough to cover the taxes and everything else should he pass away. That way you and his wife can at least continue on the way things...
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    Re: 318 Slow to Start

    Sounds like the fuel is leaking out of the carburetor and it takes that much cranking for the fuel pump to fill it enough to start. I'm not exactly sure how to check on this. I would lay a piece of...
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    Re: rock shaft :

    Get the part number from John Deere - Parts Catalog and google the part number. You'd be amazed at what you can find and for more reasonable prices too.
  51. Re: Sluggish toilet mystery, round 2, expert help needed.

    This is the same problem we have with our water. Honestly just save your self a lot of work and buy a gallon of muriatic acid and let it sit in the bowl for a few hours. As it works you will notice...
  52. Thread: Ford 276

    by pmsmechanic
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    Re: Ford 276

    I have no experience but have heard that they can have problems with fires under the cab. The hydraulic hoses and the wires all go through that area and both wear out with time.
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    Re: No turn over when key is turned?

    Hold it before you go to all the work of removing the starter make sure it's the starter that's the problem. Is the pto shut off? Don't laugh I've done service calls for this. Does the tractor need...
  54. Re: Sluggish toilet mystery, round 2, expert help needed.

    We had a toilet that gave trouble for years. The biggest problem was that my wife didn't realize that it was a dual flush toilet and that you had to hold the lever down for the larger loads. Once we...
  55. Re: Tz22da New Holland Rear 4x4 PTO Replacement, what did I do wrong?

    The point isn't that the seal sits on where the paint is. The point is that the seal has to slide over the paint on the sleeve to get to where it sits. That will damage the seal which is why you need...
  56. Re: Tz22da New Holland Rear 4x4 PTO Replacement, what did I do wrong?

    The point isn't that the seal sits on where the paint is. The point is that the seal has to slide over the paint on the sleeve to get to where it sits. That will damage the seal which is why you need...
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    Re: Second Rear Remote Kit for DK45s

    Get the kit part number and Google it. I find lots of parts that way.
  58. Re: Tz22da New Holland Rear 4x4 PTO Replacement, what did I do wrong?

    A couple of things come to mind. I've had parts handed to me that were in the right box but the wrong size. Does the seal fit on the sleeve tight enough to seal the oil? IS the seal leaking or is the...
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    Re: Leaf Removal

    I use a Lawn Genie too. I always watched the neighbour use his and I thought it would make a great leaf pickup tool. When the neighbour passed away his grandson didn't realise what he had and I...
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    Re: Agri Metal Leaf Blower Conversion

    Here's another idea. I've had good results with a product called JB-Weld. It's a two part epoxy that acid etches it's self to the metal. You smear a thin layer where the bearing goes on the shaft and...
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    Re: Agri Metal Leaf Blower Conversion

    Several question come to mind. It almost sounds like you have a real vibration problem if the set screws are coming loose that fast. Secondly are you tightening the lock collars opposite the...
  62. Snow Attachments John Deere BM19575 snow blower/broom attachment kit for sale

    I have a complete snow blower/ broom attachment kit for a 4200, 4300, & 4400 cut's. This will also work on xx10 series tractors. I bought the kit to attach my 59 snowblower onto my 4410. I have since...
  63. Re: water to barn - 1" poly to 1/2" copper transition

    You should be able to slip the HDPE over a piece of 3/4" copper pipe. Two hose clamps and your good to go. That is if we are both talking about the same kind of plastic pipe.
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    Re: transmission into park

    If I remember correctly park is actuated by a cable. Try lubricating the cable.
  65. Re: show us a picture of your cab tractor if the manufacturer were asking what would

    Hmm...just a cab with heat and a/c would be nice.
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    re: overheating f250 v10

    Before I would do anything else I would try to find out from a service manual or someone who knows if you are bleeding the cooling system correctly. Some vehicles have a certain procedure that needs...
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    Re: Agri Metal Leaf Blower Conversion

    I know of a few good local suppliers but we live about 2400 miles apart so that's not going to do you much good. Take the number off the good bearing and start phoning local businesses out of the...
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    Re: Agri Metal Leaf Blower Conversion

    Here is what I would do. I don't know if your trying to save the bearing or not but to me it's cheap so it's not worth my time to save it. Take the seals out and remove the cage around the balls....
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    Re: Bad steering valve. Please help!

    First of all I don't know a lot about steering stuff but I like to think about things. So here's what's going through my mind. I went to the Surplus Center website and noticed that steering valves...
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    Re: power steering leaking cylinder

    You know I can't say for sure. The steering cylinders on my 955 and my 4410 were welded together so I just assumed that the 425 would be the same. There are no internal parts for a 425 steering...
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    Re: power steering leaking cylinder

    Somebody who is good with a lathe should be able to cut it apart. Once it's apart you should be able to rebuild it and weld it back together. For $400 I'd try it. I had a 955 with a loose tie rod...
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    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    Years ago I read an article about farmers that would pull gangs of these in their corn fields to chop up the corn stover left over after combining. I tried to find it but I didn't have any luck....
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    Re: ford 2000 frozen clutch

    The more I think about this I'm convinced I'm wrong on at least part of it. If the pto clutch was seized to the flywheel and the shafts were seized together you wouldn't have any clutch action at...
  74. Re: Anybody know where to source Sangki Quick disconnects?

    I didn't realize that the QD was connected to an adapter. To me the adapter looks like it's orb. I'm wondering if you couldn't just buy a pioneer end with orb threads or another adaptor. I usually...
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    Re: ford 2000 frozen clutch

    I'm not 100% sure but I believe these tractors have a two stage clutch where you push half ways down and the transmission is disengaged and when you push the pedal all the way down the pto is...
  76. Re: Anybody know where to source Sangki Quick disconnects?

    It might just be cheaper to change everything to Pioneer ends. Quicker too. Just my thoughts.
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    Re: loading round bales

    Just wait until you get old....
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    Re: MF 135 stops after 30 Min.

    If this is the case then blowing backward through the line will temporarily cure the problem till all the junk settles around the intake screen again. Best cure is to pull the screen out and clean...
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    Re: MF 135 stops after 30 Min.

    Ok so it could be that as the coil gets warm the resistance inside increases until there is no more spark. Most likely though is that the points are barely opening and as the engine warms up they...
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    Re: MF 135 stops after 30 Min.

    Run the tractor until it stops. Remove the fuel line and see what kind of flow you have. I'm thinking that the fuel flow is restricted in some way. Just guessing as you didn;t say how the motor...
  81. Thread: battery

    by pmsmechanic
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    Re: battery

    There are several ways of doing this. Measure length, width and height and buy a battery based on that. Take the old battery with you when you buy a new one and match it that way. The owners manual...
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    Re: Ford 8N won't start (and more)

    To me it sounds like the cap and rotor aren't matched or else the cap is not on straight. Match the old cap and rotor to the new ones and make sure they are the same.
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    Re: John Deere 950 Oil Leak

    What you are looking for is leaking on the suction side of the hydraulic system. I'm not real familiar with a 950 but I'm assuming it'sa typical Yanmar engine with the hydraulic pump being gear...
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    Re: John Deere 950 Oil Leak

    Also check the transmission oil level before you start the tractor. If the oil level is ok before you start and then comes up as you use it and spills out of the shift lever. I would check the...
  85. Re: JD 3005 3 pt hitch "bounces" every few minutes

    My 4410 did the same thing. On the left side rockshaft arm there is a short linkage from the rockshaft arm going down to a shaft which goes into the three point hitch housing. On the linkage there is...
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    Re: Gear Selection

    Replace worn shift collars and associated gears as necessary. Check and repair any loose bearings.
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    Re: Jinma 204 radiator issues

    To me it almost sounds like the water pump isn't doing anything. Two experiences:

    First was a 391 Ford irrigation engine. It ran hot all summer and we checked everything out and it all looked...
  88. Re: Best tool for cleaning radiator while mowing.

    I like the leaf blower idea. I can see it doing an awesome job on dry dust. Now if you have an oil cooler in front of the rad and it starts leaking then the leaf blower isn't gong to do much. What I...
  89. Re: Looking to buy a clutch alignment tool for ford 1920 tractor

    You can buy universal type ones at automotive supply stores. They actually work quite well. I also done it totally by eye and that works ok too.
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    Re: 180 questions

    Just had another idea in the shower!! Take the part where the seal rides on to the store where you got your other seal. They should be able to fit you up with a ready-sleeve or equivalent. This fits...
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    Re: Help! Sucked up 100' hose in tiller

    Well lets just say I was lucky and saw the page wire coming over the top of the track the first time. I could back up about a foot at a time and cut it and slowly work it back off the track. In about...
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    Re: 180 questions

    Well I could tel you that you suck but that wouldn't solve the problem. :)

    Now lets get back to the seal. I looked online for parts diagrams but didn't come up with anything. Is the seal built...
  93. Re: best way to treat wood truck and trailer floors?

    I'm wondering about spraying the bottom with undercoating. Would that not hold the moisture in and help the wood to rot faster? It would be interesting to hear how it holds up.
  94. Re: Ford 4000 SelectOspeed Gas 1963 4 Cyl. Help

    Ah the joy of a select-0-speed. A guy I was working for had one. He of course knew everything and took one all apart once to replace a few pieces inside. Then he took a look at what he had done and...
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    Re: Help! Sucked up 100' hose in tiller

    You guys are all talking easy stuff except for some of the boat and prop stories. Try page wire or barbed wire in the tracks and sprocket of a D6 Cat.
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    Re: starter issue i think

    I have a 1990 Cummins that had the same issue only the opposite. The first start of the day was always the challenge. After that it would always start. I even ran a separate starter button as direct...
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    Re: Pillow block question

    Probably the difference is the number of balls inside the ball bearing.
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    Re: starter issue i think

    If you like fixing things and are frugal then take the solenoid apart and shine up the disc and contacts inside. If they are badly pitted then replace them. You might have to replace the whole...
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    Re: ATV Trailer Build

    Something you might want to consider. When I built my walking beam hunting trailer I set the beam pivot point a little to the rear so the the front tire could easier walk over obstructions.
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    Re: Plow hydraulics

    Thanks kennnyd and LD1

    And yes the cylinder for chute rotation is a single DA cylinder.
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