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by digitup2
Fri May 09, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Reverser lever
Replies: 2
Views: 1359

I my self have had two 350B's and both were straight 4 speed collar shift then the directional reverser I have not seen any 350B's with the reverse in the shifter .I think the shifter was taken from the floor to the left side for the B series and the direction reverser was standard at that point I n...
by digitup2
Mon May 05, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: JD 350 For Sale, Good U/C. Riiiight!
Replies: 2
Views: 1475

people seem to be hoodwinked when it comes to % of life left or what good tracks even would look like Then the biggest pile of crap is the next letter after the model number I was at a auction last week and they had a 550C for sale (Now that is a rare Deere!!)I explained to the auction company that ...
by digitup2
Thu May 01, 2014 6:02 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450 dry clutch adjust frequency…your mileage may vary:
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

It all depends on the hours of use and adjustments made last time our old straight 450 was always under adjustment every week it could take some adjustment of some type and sometimes more often depending on ground conditions and job at hand as well .This is why self adjusting came into place and tha...
by digitup2
Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Burned 450 What should I do?
Replies: 5
Views: 2371

try to get it cheep if it was a burn victim that is fixable most of the time before you pull parts off take some photos and post them on here several years ago I got a D3 Hystat that was burnt I paid 3500 bucks for it I looked it over close and it got singed in a shop fire but not burned as they tho...
by digitup2
Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Ice roads still open here March 21, 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

We actually had so much of that Shit No One Wants that the corn that was at38% moisture when winter hit was caught still in the field .I just took the 145 acres off Good Friday and Saturday We finished on Easter Sunday morning several places we had one foot snow banks still hiding from the sun on th...
by digitup2
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Ice roads still open here March 21, 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

In this area there's no such thing as global warming . the spring weather is two weeks behind and we had a cold winter as well .Our spring run off (the big flush as I call it )went well this spring as it was .Your big flush comes a bit later doesn't it Lavoy ? I Hope it flows well in that area for y...
by digitup2
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: HLR transmission pump
Replies: 2
Views: 1426

Ya you don't want to run those power shift tranys low in oil they tend to get back at you for doing that sort of thing .Some pumps such as gear pumps have such close tolerances that they will take seals or even the main shaft out with even the slightest jolt from an air gulp taken in and can be a co...
by digitup2
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: parts manuals
Replies: 4
Views: 2519

I got a parts manual for my JCB 214-2 way back years ago (1996 )and the only problem is they missed one part completely not in the photos not in parts numbers list and not in any updates either .Of coarse it was the part I needed and the A$$h*%e parts man says well I can see it on the computer here ...
by digitup2
Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: 350b wide track for sale in Ontario 12,000
Replies: 5
Views: 4429

The dealer in Waterloo Ontario [Robren Equipment ]built several 350 wide loaders and 8 or 9 wide 450 loaders for specific jobs in the eighty's These were used from truck loading skids of vegetables grow en in soft black earth to loading peat onto dump trucks I know of two 450'sthat had backhoes adde...
by digitup2
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Anyone come up with a better way to get snow off the roof?
Replies: 20
Views: 6274

We live in the snow belt of Ontario and have several of the electric portable storms that are pictured I have one steel roof that has little pitch so it is the most snow collecting roof that I have just enough slope for self cleaning if I get heat in the attic of that side it will take several hours...
by digitup2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Anybody collect Erector sets?
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

That is different it was Meccano in the UK and Canada then . I have heard of Gilbert but never knew what it was Our Meccano sets were steel built I have several around but never did much with them In those days I collected Carter True Scale farm implements and still have too much around so my wife s...
by digitup2
Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: JD555G TC
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

Yes TC is for torque converter and it comes in handy on a crawler loader when the machine is digging into a hard pile or bank of dirt the theory is a torque converter will multiply the torque some 3 times that of a direct drive crawler so yes they are use full as well with a dozer application it is ...
by digitup2
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Snow Dozing
Replies: 88
Views: 20023

looks like they went back through and took ten feet or so into the ditch .With the Quad Tracks they stayed on top of the snow pack and cut the top stuff at around pavement level just to make for a bigger tunnel they left the road signs even so some one knew what they were doing .I get back out there...
by digitup2
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Snow Dozing
Replies: 88
Views: 20023

Yes front mount blowers so the shaft under the tractor is 5 inch and four CV joints on it for the articulation They said they built four blowers before they got it right The farmer is about twenty miles from me and has a dozen or so large articulating Stigers as well as these two Quad tracks so he h...
by digitup2
Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Snow Dozing
Replies: 88
Views: 20023

Darn d Lavoy I didn't have my phone with me to take a pick but I will try to get one They take a 600 Quad track Case tractor around 600 Hp and strap a cummins KT 1150 to the back direct hooked to the blower with a 5 inch shaft Driver said it was 880 Hp motor to the back The driver said 25 gallons an...