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by Stan Disbrow
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?
Replies: 13
Views: 206

Re: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?

Hi,

On the Straights and the B's with dry clutches, power steering was optional. Beginning with the C, the wet clutches have it automatically as the steering part is done by removing oil pressure from the clutch pack via a valve (not pulling against the spring pressure of a pressure plate).

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 430 or 440IC
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: 430 or 440IC

Hi,

PAT didn't show up until the 440 with the model 64 blade. 430 had the same model 62 manual blade the 420 had. Of course, there are a lot more 440 made so that part might just be automatic. I don't know if more 64 blades were made than 63 ones, though. PAT v manual.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?
Replies: 13
Views: 206

Re: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?

Hi, I used to use a 1520, 3/164 no turbo, and now use a 5103, 3/179 Turbo. No real difference until I mount a hay baler. Then, we have a hell of a difference when the baler hits a fat spot. The 1520 would bog and I would have to hit the clutch pedal. The 5103 just snorts and runs right thru it. Yes,...
by Stan Disbrow
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?
Replies: 13
Views: 206

Re: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?

Hi,

Also, I think anyway, the 350B was when the reverser became standard. On the Straight, it was an option. I had a 1968 Straight 350 minus the reverser. For sure, on the C and D, the reverser is standard because they use the reverser oil pump to work the wet steering clutches.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?
Replies: 13
Views: 206

Re: Weighing out options--Which dozer should I buy? A 450, 450B, or a 350?

Hi, The 350s don't have turbos. Neither do the 450s until later in their game. I can't recall at just which letter. The 450s continue to today, Letter J, I think, and the 350s only went to D. The real change occurs at C in both series when they got wet steering clutches, which is a major improvement...
by Stan Disbrow
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Green Magazine Pilot Touch article
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Green Magazine Pilot Touch article

Hi,

I know of the option, but have never seen one in real life.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Lavoy's Little Shop O' Deeres
Topic: Low pressure grease guns now in stock
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Low pressure grease guns now in stock

Hi, Deere Corn Head grease comes in the standard size cartridge. Probably what size the guns Lavoy now has uses. That being the same size the high pressure guns use. My Alemite 4015-A uses the standard size. They also have the 4015-B which is longer and holds more and meant for loading from bulk. Ma...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Any other 555 "Triple Nickel" owners out there?
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: Any other 555 "Triple Nickel" owners out there?

Hi, Yeah, there came a time when Deere decided all '0' crawlers were Dozers and made all the Loaders '5'. So, 550 and 555. I can't join up as I have never been around a 5-series. And, precious little around a 4-series either. Just the 3-series, of which I am on my second one of. The 420c doesn't cou...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Lost power to one side of my 350
Replies: 16
Views: 566

Re: Lost power to one side of my 350

Hi,

You mean the Spool which sits where the differential would be on a wheel tractor? Yeah. That is a drop both finals and remove the side boxes and seat kind of operation.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Lavoy's Little Shop O' Deeres
Topic: 40C Intergral Lift Cylinder
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: 40C Intergral Lift Cylinder

Hi,

No kits that I know of, but all parts are standard stock at Ye Olde hydraulic shop near you. Usually the best thing is just haul it to them so they can check the bore out as well as fix the leak.

Stan
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450C Seat Cushions
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: 450C Seat Cushions

Hi, They also don't have that arch in the center of the bottom cushion. Perhaps they mean they are for a Deere 350 articulated dump truck.... Seriously, Deere used the number 350 on a dump truck. Along with seemingly everything else. Sickle bar, chainsaw, forage blower, offset disc, hay rake, elevat...
by Stan Disbrow
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 350B reverser
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: 350B reverser

Hi, Second lever is for an aux valve. They had the valves even if they were not hooked to anything. Most aux levers are probably removed. Mine is off so it won't be activated with it plugged off since nothing is hooked to it. They were meant for later addition of a 3-pt hitch or a ripper. Sometimes ...
by Stan Disbrow
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 350B reverser
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: 350B reverser

Hi, No option for the reverser lever on the right. Only the hydraulic levers on the right. Can also be a winch control lever on the right. Stan Edit: To be more specific, the winch lever would mount to the operator side of the RH box. That is, not inside where the hyd tank is. Between the box and th...
by Stan Disbrow
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Heating Your Home
Replies: 12
Views: 458

Re: Heating Your Home

Hi, Around here, they use heat pumps. Really an air conditioner that can run both ways. So, when heating, the hot part is inside and the cold part outside. They will freeze up, so to speak, just below 32 deg. Then, they switch to resistive strips. And, yes, we do have a nuke plant feeding the area! ...
by Stan Disbrow
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Stan's JD 420c
Replies: 25
Views: 16403

Re: Stan's JD 420c

Hi, Well, for me, what is better is that the 350c paint is no longer as shiny as it is in those shots. Meaning, there is a nice layer of dirt and dust on it. ;) I was going to take that simple blade extension on top off shortly after it was delivered - and paint the blade and the lower part of the f...