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by jimfoster4
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: help needed for transporting a digger
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help needed for transporting a digger

Hi All, Know its a long shot but wondered if anyone might be able to help or advise about moving a 4 ton drott from the lake district to north Yorkshire, some 85 miles, no great rush but needs to be sensible price, its only for spares. Access only suitable for 4 or 6 wheeler rigid or skip wagon. It ...
by jimfoster4
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Contacts for spares and services
Topic: transport needed
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Views: 440
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transport needed

Hi All, I need to transport a 4 ton tracked loader from Coniston water in the Lakes to Harrogate, North Yorks, a distance of 85 miles door to door. If possible 2 pallets of spares as well but I could always trailer them myself if short of space, the drott in the main thing. She is a runner but steer...
by jimfoster4
Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 1861
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

Yeah, the FL4 are great little machines, very handy, have rippers on counterweight (detachable) but just an ordinary, fixed bucket.

Keep checking the Italian Ebay but only seen one come up in years!

Going to try to fix the engine, will post the outcome :).

Cheers

Jim
by jimfoster4
Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:44 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 1861
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

Great pics Jim, Mines the second!! Do you have one?

Jim
by jimfoster4
Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 1861
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

shirtbox wrote:Chaseside imported skid unit of Fiat FL4s to make into track loaders under licence from Fiat in the 1960s.There are still a few about.

Hi, Does anybody know of any still about, whole or parts of. If so I would be very interested.

Cheers

Jim
by jimfoster4
Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:45 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!
Replies: 2
Views: 502
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Re: ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!

Cheers mate :)
by jimfoster4
Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 1861
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

Hi Paul, yup, machine great, very rare and in good condition upto the engine suddenly lost oil pressure and knocking. It seems quite a few 411r tractors found there way 'down under'? seem very rare in this country. Do you know of any?

Jim
by jimfoster4
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Flag: Great Britain

ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!

Hi,
Does anybody know an individual or failing that a company fairly local to Harrogate who would assist in the recon of a 1960's tractor engine (parts no problem).

cheers

jim
by jimfoster4
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!
Replies: 1
Views: 480
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ENGINE REBUILD...HELP!!

Hi, needing help with the rebuild of a 1960's diesel tractor engine, Harrogate area.

cheers
jim
by jimfoster4
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Track Loaders
Topic: fiat drott
Replies: 12
Views: 1861
Flag: Great Britain

Re: fiat drott

Hi Paul, Thanks for your reply. Yep the engine in the crawler is indeed the same as that in the 411r tractor, where are you??

cheers

Jim

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