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by dtoots1
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Hydraulic leaks and systems.
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Hydraulic leaks and systems.

In regards to your sloppy control linkage...also today i checked my new front loader controls and linkage there too was really sloppy...found several of my brass tubes...only one fits one linkage hole on each control lever....they both have stove bolts in them so are even smaller than pins should be...
by dtoots1
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Wire Mesh Filter
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: Wire Mesh Filter

Here is what i see....First thing is....these manuals and machines are all well over 50 years old and still in some sort of working condition....Do you really think that ...anyone...at that time would have thought these machines were still going to be used and viable? and of course manuals were for ...
by dtoots1
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Hydraulic leaks and systems.
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Hydraulic leaks and systems.

my pivot points for the blade controls were all loose and sloppy also....i simply went to my local ace hardware store and bought several sizes of small brass tubes that would fit the pins and holes...made bushings...tightened them up and working much better!!..as they wear out simply replace them.. ...
by dtoots1
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Hydraulic leaks and systems.
Replies: 10
Views: 133

Re: Hydraulic leaks and systems.

re..cylinders....your local hydraulic shop will probably have the cups and seals...however...if you can take them apart yourself...and replace all needed ..will save you a bunch...cylinders mite need honing if any bad areas....my jd440ic cost me $300 bucks for 1 cylinder..gotparts needed for 2 cyls ...
by dtoots1
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 440IC Reverser
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: John Deere 440IC Reverser

location...farm mechanic....it may help if you add your location to your profile...access is in drop down login box....someone may be nearby to offer more insight or suggestions...
by dtoots1
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 440IC Reverser
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: John Deere 440IC Reverser

Believe you are talking about the throwout bearing carrier...t/o rides on that for steering clutch..also be sure and set the pressure plate with the jd7 gauge
by dtoots1
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: david brown 885g w/loader.hydraulic/tranny 20w30??????
Replies: 1
Views: 90

david brown 885g w/loader.hydraulic/tranny 20w30??????

Tranny/hydraulic fluid a bit low....calls for 20w30 oil....aint none hereabouts...what to use? alternatives??
by dtoots1
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 440IC Reverser
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: John Deere 440IC Reverser

Looks like Lavoy has the answer!!! so is good to know!...while reverser is out good time for that to be checked/rebuilt! and probably engine clutch as well..
by dtoots1
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 440IC Reverser
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: John Deere 440IC Reverser

First question i would have...does it snap into forward position? any other criteria..noise..looseness?
by dtoots1
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Lavoy's Little Shop O' Deeres
Topic: jd440ic for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 309

jd440ic for sale

Here it is...my jd440ic is up for sale...has 64 - 6 way blade, lift cylinders have new seals and cups, left steering new clutch and brake band t/o bearing etc..replaced, rebuilt water pump and hydraulic pump all from Lavoy, rad tested and cleaned. see posts and pics are in pic server and in several ...
by dtoots1
Wed Mar 17, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Wants and Needs
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Wants and Needs

Well folks i guess it is getting close to decision time on my jd440ic, i really like the old girl since she has really been dependable, but i will now need to obtain a wheeled front loader soon. After doing all the repairs as they came by...rebuild lift cylinders and left steering, water pump and ca...
by dtoots1
Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Straight 450 Engine Oil Milky
Replies: 18
Views: 866

Re: Straight 450 Engine Oil Milky

have you checked with Lavoy for the kit?
by dtoots1
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 420c steering clutch adjustment
Replies: 59
Views: 4414

Re: John Deere 420c steering clutch adjustment

Now...can someone answer the question on the ...engine clutch....does that also need the 1/8th inch spacing..likes needed for the steering?

If not...and is used...will that create the problem encountered??????
by dtoots1
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: John Deere 420c steering clutch adjustment
Replies: 59
Views: 4414

Re: John Deere 420c steering clutch adjustment

Mr. Huffman, To be clear....did you adjust it with the jd7 gauge? It is kinda bit confusing just how to place the thing. Also did you check all the linkage, as all the wear points add uo. and then again check the pedal free play...it would seem that the clutch is close but not getting the pressure n...
by dtoots1
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 440 reverser
Replies: 3
Views: 715

Re: 440 reverser

there is adjustment for both clutches in the reverser..forward and reverse..shows in manual...