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by si25
Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone into BMX-sports?
Replies: 6
Views: 860

Re: Anyone into BMX-sports?

used to be big into slalom and downhill. then had bills to pay and couldnt afford to smash myself up. that looked pretty intense. like it.
by si25
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Nicks Blog | Liebherr R312 climbing excavator stunt (Top blogs revisited)
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: Nicks Blog | Liebherr R312 climbing excavator stunt (Top blogs revisited)

seen this a good while ago, simply awesome, a superb marketing stunt. i'd love to see the rish assessment! lol
by si25
Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: MB900Turbo Gearbox woes
Replies: 1
Views: 781

MB900Turbo Gearbox woes

can anyone help with suppliers or reputable machinists for parts. i'm mid way through repairing, with mind for restoring an old MB Trac, originally locked in neutral i have got low forward and reverse to work, but the high range selector has worn out. i've not yet got the box out, but hope to source...
by si25
Sun Sep 19, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Accidents and Bogged in machines
Topic: Track snapped in moat
Replies: 15
Views: 2826

Re: Track snapped in moat

would it not have been wise to walk the machine out of the gloop using bucket and 1 track, then refit it on hard(er) standing?
by si25
Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:02 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: JCB 3C leaking from below the steering wheel
Replies: 1
Views: 870

Re: JCB 3C leaking from below the steering wheel

hi john, could just be a loose fitting or dowty seal, cracked fitting or, worst case, damaged orbital valve. if you remove the steering column and try to spot the leak you'll know what to replace first. ?
by si25
Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Trouble filling 3CII with hydraulic oil
Replies: 32
Views: 5387

Re: Trouble filling 3CII with hydraulic oil

Angus; the breathers are on the tank, they look like a small one inch diameter top hat and appear to serve no purpose. unscrew them and clean them out. Re the oil filling, try what robin said. And you'd be surprised at the price of seals, as robin says, the seal kit works out to be around thirty qui...
by si25
Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: europes biggest machinery breakers
Replies: 8
Views: 12747

Re: europes biggest machinery breakers

Mike d550 wrote:Would be like a kid in a toy shop :bow: :bow:

I want to go there and have a look around!

Excellent photos thanks for posting


Mike D550

i'll second that!
by si25
Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Toasted Gatso
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

Re: Toasted Gatso

slightly off topic but i've just spent 6months fighting a speeding offence in court. been prooven guilty. court costs of £680 ad 6 points, what gets me, is i took the time out to find out who it was, found out, and still i get prosecuted. justice system? more like corrupt business regeime
by si25
Sat May 29, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hitachi
Replies: 111
Views: 12428

Re: Hitachi

Wooldridge Groups EX 700 with modular boom.
by si25
Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Couple of pics at work. CAT 345C L
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Couple of pics at work. CAT 345C L

just a quick one. love days like this. weather is beautiful, job went well, pictues look good.

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