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by dtoots1
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450C Undercarriage replacement parts
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: 450C Undercarriage replacement parts

contact Lavoy email at ..postmaster@jdcrawler.com..he has most parts available for these machines..he in n. dakota
phone (701-361-1006)
by dtoots1
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 350B crawler loader. Undercarriage?
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: 350B crawler loader. Undercarriage?

sounds like you could be out in Big Country...helps if you add location in your profile...may well be someone close for help or parts...by the way Lavoy is in n.dakota and has most parts available for these old girls get serial number of machine and will be able to get info needed. (701-361-1006)..p...
by dtoots1
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 350B crawler loader. Undercarriage?
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: 350B crawler loader. Undercarriage?

you have 2 choices on posting pictures...first is the site has a dedicated pic server..you need to read all the info listed in the instructions for the "dedicated picture server" located n the "Q&A forum" which show up at the bottom of the board index when you login to the crawler site..it tells how...
by dtoots1
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440 ICD Clutch Adjustment
Replies: 10
Views: 3438

Re: 440 ICD Clutch Adjustment

We have folks all over the place and you could just as easily have someone nearby that can physically be there to help walk thru processes, which is why suggestion to have location info...also parts for machine. keep at it..are really easy to work on , but sometimes hard to break loose and understan...
by dtoots1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 1973 450B
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: 1973 450B

transmission generally is 'condensation'...you can probably try adding sea foam treatment to clear that up...can also add to your hydraulics a well.

they are best kept under cover or tarps.
by dtoots1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440 track clutch help
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: 440 track clutch help

keep at it...it is simply following thru the procedures...these are nice machines and will do a lot more than you might think...mine literally tore out a group of trees...standing in middle of yard up to six inch diameter --7 or 8 f them with roots tied together and could not pull them down to separ...
by dtoots1
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440 track clutch help
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: 440 track clutch help

Again, first you need the manual and read on adjusting the steering brakes....your lever is traveling too far and is actually kicking out of the three ball bearings that ride under the mechanism....that (clicking) tells you that adjustment is needed. once you have gone thru the adjustment procedures...
by dtoots1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440 ICD Clutch Adjustment
Replies: 10
Views: 3438

Re: 440 ICD Clutch Adjustment

CalifKid..see your other post!!!
also update your profile in login drop down box to add your location..
by dtoots1
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: re..jd440 ic....main clutch
Replies: 8
Views: 1343

Re: re..jd440 ic....main clutch

that long rod coming out the front of the reverser has the adjuster with locking nuts, one to the rear of the adjuster and pne to the front of the adjuster..each of which must e loosened enough to move the adjuster...believe it is required to turn so that it moves towards the back to shorten it, tho...
by dtoots1
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: jd300 backhoe diesel
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Re: jd300 backhoe diesel

yeah Stan.. i was a bit curious on that....tried tractor data on the jd300 and no such animal hows up, haven't been to look at the machine myself so couldn't verify id... deere does list the jd300 as backhoe, be nice if can get running etc as weight checks to be around 8k like my dozer..jd440ic am g...
by dtoots1
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: jd300 backhoe diesel
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Re: jd300 backhoe diesel

good to hear from you JimB, missed out on the jd440 cause i was a bit reluctant on that hydraulic pump issue. Deere info seems to be a bit heftier machine yet much lighter than the 12 14 16k of more modern units. tis a bit uglier ..worn rusted banged..than any of my other machines, but thats mostly ...
by dtoots1
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: jd300 backhoe diesel
Replies: 5
Views: 185

jd300 backhoe diesel

ok guys...what do any of you folks know about these machines...this one is the 3 cylinder diesel...152 cu in... parts available for the machines????
deere site info is all i can see
he don't have any manuals
by dtoots1
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Disasembly Weights and dimensions for Transport by Bushplane
Replies: 28
Views: 1200

Re: Disasembly Weights and dimensions for Transport by Bushplane

MrAlaska, Reverser by itself heavy but i think weighs maybe just a bit less than 100bs. engine with bell housing..gas i am guessing at around 300-400...have one loose on trlr and can move it around..i weigh 140lb now tranny is something else..without finals..it probably weighs between 600-800 again ...
by dtoots1
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450C Right Brake not working
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: 450C Right Brake not working

sounds like rust in the mechanical operation of the levers and connecting rods....needs jb blaster or penetrant of some kind to loosen and working back and forth...also need manual on adjusting....think maybe some of these models use hydraulics etc. book should tell you...mine is jd440 o is all mech...
by dtoots1
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 2-53 swap into a gas 440 worth it?
Replies: 10
Views: 457

Re: 2-53 swap into a gas 440 worth it?

Dave55,
always a good idea to put location in your profile..access is in the drop down login box...someone may be nearby for help