Search results

Results 1 to 50 of 80
  1. daman1

    Quickconnect hydraulic coupler issue (and not from too much pressure)

    Use said the male connector did you try the female connector? Does that easily push in? If you have pressure on one side they won't go
  2. daman1

    Recommended oil filter for 18hp Kohler Courage Engine (just purchased new).

    Pure coincidence. In six years there could have been any abnormal crankcase pressure any type of dirt and debris, mechanical failure in that seal to make it leak 3 weeks ago I picked up a 470hr big Cub Cadet with a Kohler 27 horse engine guess what went in yep Mobil 1 full synthetic no issues...
  3. daman1

    Which Backpack Blower?

    You said all Two Strokes I believe
  4. daman1

    Which Backpack Blower?

    Get a 2 smoke snowmobile out on the lake hold her wide open throttle for few miles see what happens
  5. daman1

    Recommended oil filter for 18hp Kohler Courage Engine (just purchased new).

    That is nothing but pure coincidence i use synthetic oil in high-mileage vehicles and high hours equipment for 25 years and also at work not once was there ever a problem. Most modern day multi viscosity synthetics of good quality have very low VII and shear very litte they're pretty much...
  6. daman1

    Hydro fan

    How about investigating the pulleys and see why it's falling off, these pulleys have guides on them that keep the belt on track and running true if your belt is falling off or breaking you have a problem somewhere
  7. daman1

    Which Backpack Blower?

    "Long hours at a time", I'm sure she's getting hot and at the recommended 50:1? I can see why ur having bearing issues. Go to 40:1 and shorten the run time
  8. daman1

    Trading in an almost new tractor?

    See what a dealer will give you Dealers Supply is pretty scarce nowadays lots are empty you may be surprised what they would give you for a trade in. If not sell it outright good used clean tractors are very sought-after nowadays
  9. daman1

    G730 fill /vent plug?

    Thanks but no it's not I could not blow either way in or out that little paper disk had it completely blocked off, usually these type situations there's only pressure and if that's blocked off you could blow out axle seals. That's why I'm wondering if anybody else has seen this while servicing...
  10. daman1

    G730 fill /vent plug?

    did a service on the transaxle today and while I had the vent plug off I found that I couldn't blow through it upon inspection it looks like there's a paper washer in there preventing it from venting has anybody seen this before why would they have of then but then plug it off with this paper disk?
  11. daman1

    I thought Sthil made a good saw?

    Did Stihl make that bolt, forged in their foundry? No they get it from a supplier that probably had a bad run with wrong tempering, shit happens, stihl has a very quality saw.
  12. daman1

    MF 1526: Maintenance Information Inconsistent

    Though not as bad is your tractor info my brand new gc1723 is kind of the same way, I kind of go with the owner's manual and then do a Google search see what everybody else is doing lol
  13. daman1

    Selling your Machine?

    Facebook Marketplace is probably going to be your best bet. A lot of people that are buying look there
  14. daman1

    Kioti DK 35 FEL leaking down periodically

    Even brand new equipment will leak down if Hydraulics are left in the air which is totally normal
  15. daman1

    BX owners: any ways to increase loader capacity?

    MF specs there GC series at just under 2000psi stock, mine was spot on 2000 when I got it home, rasing a bx up is fine IMO.
  16. daman1

    BX owners: any ways to increase loader capacity?

    Check YouTube out plenty of videos on how to do it
  17. daman1

    Backhoe Broken Joystick after 10 Hours (GC1725M/CB65)

    Nice, sometimes that's all that happens
  18. daman1

    GC1705 DL95 loader question

    If everything still original I believe 2016 switch to 3/8 connectors and the dl95 has 3/8 connectors also so you should be all set
  19. daman1

    Backhoe Broken Joystick after 10 Hours (GC1725M/CB65)

    The new BH2720 has addressed this issue
  20. daman1

    Oil Dilution

    Idling is the major cause of fuel dilution run cheaper oil and change it every 3000 or get rid of the car get something else
  21. daman1

    D1850FD oil stick>?

    Yea bummer
  22. daman1

    D1850FD oil stick>?

    Can you back trace your steps from when you changed the oil find it on the ground someplace or did it fall in the frame of the tractor?
  23. daman1

    warm up

    Exactly they don't own it they're in a hurry and they don't give a shit they're there for a paycheck
  24. daman1

    What do you do with stump once removed?

    Next time grind it out
  25. daman1

    Bucket level indicator rod---useful?

    After 17 years I would suspect your experience would come in the play and you wouldn't need that rod on there anymore
  26. daman1

    Backhoe Broken Joystick after 10 Hours (GC1725M/CB65)

    K thanks for the pn and info!
  27. daman1

    Backhoe Broken Joystick after 10 Hours (GC1725M/CB65)

    Looks better, how much any idea??
  28. daman1

    New MT125. I like blue

    Operator error
  29. daman1

    Backhoe Broken Joystick after 10 Hours (GC1725M/CB65)

    Yes but the down fall is it needs to break first before they will warranty it witch is BS i think.
  30. daman1

    Spraying 2,4-D - Sanity Check

    I usually use a quart and a half to 25 gallons pretty much smokes everything in my lawn
  31. daman1

    Talk me OUT of buying a 1025R please...

    Listen to your gut
  32. daman1

    warm up

    Always let a diesel engine warm up a few minutes before operating, cold engine is inefficient at burning fuel,, hydraulic and transmission fluids need to warm slightly also for proper operation.
  33. daman1

    What Oil does your Dealer/Shop use on Your Tractor?

    Depending on what part of the country you're from usually mobil bottles John Deere plus 50 II, so its basically delvac 15w40 which is an outstanding quality Lube.
  34. daman1

    I Know I Know, BUT gimme a break I'm New

    And then will that tractor be big enough? Or wait if I could lift just a little bit more? Where does it end
  35. daman1

    What Oil does your Dealer/Shop use on Your Tractor?

    Yup BITOG is great website and informative on any lubricant you could use
  36. daman1

    What Oil does your Dealer/Shop use on Your Tractor?

    There most certainly is data out, oil samples clearly will show this showing differences in a cheaper off-brand oil versus a reputable name brand oil , additives will be different, dispersants, base oils,HTHS, viscosity index improvers on and on, Stick with a name brand reputable company and...
  37. daman1

    Premix vs gas station 2 stroke

    Recreational fuel, for ATVs dirt bikes outdoor power equipment stuff like that, pure gas no ethanol.
  38. daman1

    Premix vs gas station 2 stroke

    We have 90 Rec also I just run it without nothing stays good for a looong time
  39. daman1

    GC series checking hydro fluid with bucket on

    Oil at operating temp, all rods retracted then let it sit a few minutes then check is about as close as you'll get
  40. daman1

    Kioti tractor issues.

    Sorry to hear that hopefully somebody steps forward and help solve this some way for you that's just ridiculous. KIOTI wasn't even on the radar of my consideration when I was shopping for my sub compact they're just a cheap POS looking machine I've heard a lot of problems about both machine and...
  41. daman1

    CK35 Burned Out It's Clutch AGAIN?!

    That's ridicules, a clutch tractor can sit for years without use and the clutch will be just fine, it don't "need" to be worked to survive.
  42. daman1

    Premix vs gas station 2 stroke

    In my saw I most definitely see a performance gain vs the crap that you get from the pump.
  43. daman1

    Premix vs gas station 2 stroke

    I use the premix cans(95octain) in my STIHL chain saw because I only use it on an occasion and usually only use a tank full when i do so its worth it to me by the great performance i get outa the saw it just screams!! runs outstanding and carburetor is always spotlessly clean.
  44. daman1

    Tractor hydraulic pump whine noise??

    Wix makes Napa filters check wix website for the equivalent Napa filter usually only one number difference, it'll show you the filtering specs. A hydraulic filter will never restrict fluid flow as there's always a built-in pressure bypass if there is a restriction the bypass will open and allow...
  45. daman1

    Help - Farm Rated Hydraulic fluid added instead of Hy Trans Fluid

    lol exactly! No one borrows my stuff for this reason.
  46. daman1


    Cross reference it to a WIX, NAPA GOLD or FRAM etc, should be easy enough
  47. daman1

    Which Schaeffer's grease to use

    I agree there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to grease on farm implements/ tractor pins and bushings anything that slides you want a moly fortified grease Schaffer's is an excellent product we use 274 exclusively on the farm on implements driveshaft Yokes fifth wheels universals brake cams...