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by dtoots1
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Tough time with JD 420 transmission or clutch, or who knows?
Replies: 11
Views: 741

Re: Tough time with JD 420 transmission or clutch, or who knows?

yes you should be able to adjust the fingers, you do however need the gauge to adjust properly...Lavoy generally has those gauges ..not sure which one it is.

Alo get to your profile and insert your location, someone may have one to borrow nearby..
by dtoots1
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server questions and discussion
Replies: 0
Views: 330

pic server questions and discussion

I wanted to open discussion as to problems with all you folks on the issues you are having with showing your pictures. We do have more work to do on the site to incorporate all the different models. If you have your model listed, choose that for your album and it will have different sections for dif...
by dtoots1
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 1979 JD 550 Dozer no power to left track
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: 1979 JD 550 Dozer no power to left track

Welcome aboard!! It is helpful if you can access your profile and put a location n for yourself, it will show up on each post, someone may be nearby and help. Am not sure how the steering works on your machine, most of our older ones have hand sticks or levers to operate the steering brakes. Would a...
by dtoots1
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Starter Issue 1952 MC Crawler
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Starter Issue 1952 MC Crawler

you will need to take it out and check it with a different battery to see just what the bendix is doing, it may well be an issue with the battery or you may need to rebuild your starter. also the pull switch contacts on the inside of starter may need replaced, i had same problem with my 40s wheeled ...
by dtoots1
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440i question
Replies: 24
Views: 2933

Re: 440i question REVERSER

thats a shame. Though it would be a help to me if you can let me know what clutches etc cost when you get er done... also can you advise if you had trouble with the little clutch adjusting wheel inside the reverser?? Mine seems to have bottomed out and probably indicates needs rebuilt, but would lik...
by dtoots1
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: root rake for jd 450 C
Replies: 15
Views: 5873

Re: root rake for jd 450 C our pic server

just so you know our "dedicated pic server" is back up.....anyone needing access to load pics needs to email Lavoy Wilcox your chosen login and password, once he acknowledges you can only access from the crawler site after you use your crawler site login, the "question and answer" forum shows up at ...
by dtoots1
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server down ???&UP now 7/21/19
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: pic server down?AND NOW UP!!!

PIC SERVER IS UP AND RUNNING111111
by dtoots1
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Oil Level Help
Replies: 8
Views: 417

Re: Oil Level Help

not a problem...Welcome aboard you will find that there is a lot of knowledge and experience from these guys and many willing to help. i have a jd440ic so haven't worked on bigger stuff just know tis bigger and heavier and more cost.. enjoy yours!!! edit. by the way in login drop down box is 'profil...
by dtoots1
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Oil Level Help
Replies: 8
Views: 417

Re: Oil Level Help

If i was in that position ..and even think it needs oil change. I would get book out and see what amount shows for capacity change it and measure where yur full mark is and go from there
by dtoots1
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server down ???&UP now 7/21/19
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: pic server down ??? router problem yet

Got a problem with the router yet..will advise
by dtoots1
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server down ???&UP now 7/21/19
Replies: 6
Views: 397

LATEST Info Re: pic server down ???

JWB, i think Jason? Just got word from our pic server guy....he on way to N. Carolina and will check when he gets back Indiana way where server located....is probably down from storm damage knocking it out....should be another couple days or so to get server back up.... Once it is back up Lavoy does...
by dtoots1
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 2010 steer clutch assembly problem
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: 2010 steer clutch assembly problem

i assume that spring had something to do with applying tension to the shaft for that quarter inch? i haven't pulled 2010 steering tho may have to in future.
by dtoots1
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server down ???&UP now 7/21/19
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: pic server down ???

got your last pm only..at 3:59 sent reply just now
dtoots1
by dtoots1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: pic server down ???&UP now 7/21/19
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: pic server down ???

Appears to be still down???
by dtoots1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: trying to figure out what year and model and steering trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 509

Re: trying to figure out what year and model and steering trouble

ok second time around....you said if you pull on the right steering your left track is sluggish. It will pay you immensely to find out if your friend actually got John Deere replacement clutches and steels....the off brands are really KNOWN to shatter and break apart...which could be what has happen...