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by ddaxe
Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: My 1st Crawler - 440
Replies: 42
Views: 21538

Thanks for the feed back.. Lavoy... I hope to get better acquainted when the time comes for getting parts... your observation of it having a 1010 u/c would explain why the parts machine's u/c looks sorta different.... I have been thinking about disassembling the other's u/c as starting point.. with ...
by ddaxe
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 2993

I've posted a little vid of my purchase... where I do a walk around the machine... in the show n tell section..
by ddaxe
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: My 1st Crawler - 440
Replies: 42
Views: 21538

My 1st Crawler - 440

I appologize for introducing myself in the techno section.. by mistake.. I finally got around to making a video of the machine I picked up.. so you guys can have a peek at her and to get some feedback.. I have to say it runs pretty good.. it has some issue (but then how many don't).. I done a few li...
by ddaxe
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 2993

I'm from Cochrane...
by ddaxe
Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 1956 420C suction on exhaust manifold
Replies: 9
Views: 3769

another thing to check.. or to test the seal of the valves or to see if there's a crack somewhere.. is to set up the head... in working order... turn it upside down and pour some light solvent (varisol) in the combustion chambers... and let it sit over night... if it holds the liquid... the sealing ...
by ddaxe
Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: 1956 420C suction on exhaust manifold
Replies: 9
Views: 3769

I have seen.. not on dozers engines per say.. but I have seen where the camshaft and or lifter have, from years of service.. get a "push" of material.. meaning a bump develops on a lobe or lifter... and does kind of what you describe... so.. as the engine or offending cyl goes through it's cycle.. t...
by ddaxe
Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Early model JD crawler technical support
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 2993

Another Newbie

1st.. Thanks for the add to the forum... I have been checking out your web site quite a bit since moving to the country (in Northern Ontario Canada) researching before looking into getting some much needed equip for life on 80 acres. 2nd a little introduction, my name is Darin, I've been a railroad ...