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by dtoots1
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Major incident at work today!
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Major incident at work today!

Well and tis a fine day to have a "Happy Birthday to YOU!" Sorry to hear about your disillusionment.....understatement intended... Now that you have addressed it it will pass and you can relax and let blood pressure back down. Believe you may have educated them well. Bet they started hopping when yo...
by dtoots1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Equipment gods are in a pissy mood....
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Equipment gods are in a pissy mood....

Well at least it did not get stuck and buried in mud again, them thar Penna hills can be trouble.
by dtoots1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Jd 350 recommended oils
Replies: 10
Views: 197

Re: Jd 350 recommended oils

Also note.....the corn head type grease is available at tractor supply....in quart bottles, i have an old 1 inch cartridge grease gun about 6 inches long and just refill the old cartridge out of the bottle tis messy but at least i can use it on my old jd440ic....Lavoy has the button head fitting for...
by dtoots1
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Equipment gods are in a pissy mood....
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Equipment gods are in a pissy mood....

not heavy equipment but i had similar failure recently.... have my old trusty half inch (slow), think made by western auto, inherited from my dad power drill.....went to use it and out of it comes.....stink bugs and actually locked it up...twas hanging on my garage wall and had garage doors open mos...
by dtoots1
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: gooseneck hitch/install
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: gooseneck hitch/install

Yes...from what i am finding out, the b&w setup is a bit involved but they do NOT require drilling holes in the frame itself, seems all parts are made specifically for each model and they do have my 1/2 ton model in stock, and the bed does not even have to come off.... a bit pricey but overall seems...
by dtoots1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: gooseneck hitch/install
Replies: 2
Views: 92

gooseneck hitch/install

Have many of you fellers installed your own gooseneck hitches? Am considering doing so on my 1/2 GMC, talked to the shop and they say they don't have to take the bed off to install, so am wondering just how much of job it is? B & W turnover

comments??
by dtoots1
Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450b Undercarriage rebuild and steer clutches
Replies: 40
Views: 672

Re: 450b Undercarriage rebuild and steer clutches

well first thing i see is that all thread.....might want to reconsider as i don't suppose that is grade 5 like was suggested.. the pic server info is located in the question and answer forum at bottom of the board index...and is only visible when you are logged into the jdcrawler site....read entire...
by dtoots1
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 450b Undercarriage rebuild and steer clutches
Replies: 40
Views: 672

Re: 450b Undercarriage rebuild and steer clutches

In regards to the leaking hydraulic cylinder, that Amos pointed out...I have a jd440ic one of my cylinders was leaking with a slow drip...it finally just quit working recently and i took it to hydraulic shop...mind you this is original 1960 machine....these cylinders are simply not available because...
by dtoots1
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: spring? here?
Replies: 13
Views: 242

Re: spring? here?

dime it all....been snowing all day....none staying on ground tho, but that dang wind is really cold....blows right thru ya.....where dat global warming when ya want it????
by dtoots1
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: spring? here?
Replies: 13
Views: 242

spring? here?

Well it was like 70 degrees here yesterday.....of course today is a different day and out to feed the dog and tis 37 degrees with just a bit of snow coming down....everything is soaking wet as we had thunder and lightning most of the evening...got a lake in back yard again. Maybe i need to go down t...
by dtoots1
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Hydraulic oil sight glass
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Hydraulic oil sight glass

try hammer driven impact w/screwdriver bit...like used on motorcycles
by dtoots1
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: steering problems on 440 icd
Replies: 10
Views: 492

Re: steering problems on 440 icd

That is definitely adjustment problem....tho could also be stuck clutch....get book out and start adjustment procedures and follow closely. 440 steering lever needs to be out from dash 1 1/2 to 1 5/8 and throwout just touching the fingers. back off the brake band engaging finger bolt so is clearance...
by dtoots1
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Yup, I did it....
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: Yup, I did it....

and a fine Howdy to you Amos, Yes i have been down thereabouts, back in the 70s before the cells etc....(Houston) and before the vast influx as well, traveled to Midland/Odessa, Laredo, San Antone, Though surprisingly I never did see much breakdowns at that time....i know most of the influx "don't K...
by dtoots1
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Yup, I did it....
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: Yup, I did it....

well in Texas you can get away with it......sometimes
by dtoots1
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Late model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Brake adjustment JD350
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: Brake adjustment JD350

a bit late but, really you should check all parts with the owner of this board....Lavoy...he has many parts on hand and prices really are reasonable for the exact part that you need...and lots of the guys on this site also have parts that may well be available....phone number is listed i think in th...