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    John Deere 820 pitted hydraulic line

    Would one check by opening the drain plugs to see if there is water at the bottom of the case? The hydraulic fluid was changed spring 2021.
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    John Deere 820 pitted hydraulic line

    I was surprised that that the pitted line was the one with the leak (not the patched one). Is it typical to see this much foaming for a line leak?
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    Re Wiring main switch John Deere 820 (1973)

    A&I (Left) John Deere (Right). The center in positive and corresponds to terminal 30 in the wiring diagram.
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    Re Wiring main switch John Deere 820 (1973)

    Power is the middle terminal. I ordered the JD version with a key for around $70. I'll post a photo of it when I get it.
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    Re Wiring main switch John Deere 820 (1973)

    I have not looked, but maybe worth a call.
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    Re Wiring main switch John Deere 820 (1973)

    Hey everyone, First off the battery box and dash need some dusting. I'm trying my hand at electrical. The original switch was jumped to a toggle instead of ignition by the previous owner. I have a wiring diagram and a new A&I main ignition switch. The back of the replacement has numbering that...
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    180 F or 194 F thermostat? (JD 820)

    180 F or 194 F thermostat? Preventative maintenance on a 1973 JD 820. Western Oregon is a fairly temperate part of the world. I can't tell if there is much of a difference for one vs another. Any thoughts? AT22961 Remarks 180°F (82°C) AT22963 Remarks 194°F (90°C)
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    820 (3 cylinder) broken left brake line

    Thanks for the help! The line from JD fit perfectly. I bleed it with a loose fit of the nut, 4 or 5 partial brake pumps, then tightened. It works great! I had a little trouble with the hydraulic filter (as you can see) and kept trying to seat the rubber gasket on top of the housing bowl. I...
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    820 (3 cylinder) broken left brake line

    Thanks you!
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    820 (3 cylinder) broken left brake line

    Thanks Again!
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    820 (3 cylinder) broken left brake line

    In the process of changing the hydraulic filter I broke the left brake line. I have a replacement in order AR65686. Any tricks to bleeding the lines. Is this more difficult on an open hydraulic system? thanks again, Joe arrow points forward
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    John Deere 820 (3cyl) front weight bolt spacing

    Good afternoon! Does anyone know the spacing for the front weight bolts on a John Deere 820 (3 cyl)? I'd like to get a brush guard on it, but can't find spacing info anywhere. Thanks, Joe
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    Oil & Fuel CAV type fuel filter plastic bolts JD 820

    Does anyone know about these seemingly plastic bolts? I really don't want to break them.
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    JD 820 (3 cyl) stalled and dead battery

    Thanks for the help. The new terminal and battery worked great. I went with the 27 battery, but it only fits inside the battery box with the side panel removed. before, after, and starter
 
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