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by Jeremy Rowland
Wed May 27, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Trucks/Lorrys
Topic: Leyland T45
Replies: 2
Views: 74

Re: Leyland T45

Very interesting Pete, also found this; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfLrtyaGpu4 Sadly our truck industry was still a long way behind the competition, especially on quality well for Seddon Atkinson I can testify that myself, the 400 series were abysmal wagons, ironically although looking outwardl...
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat May 23, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 152
Views: 47264

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

essexpete wrote:Not much smoke then!


Sometimes she smokes a little on start up but generally runs with little or no smoke. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri May 22, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 152
Views: 47264

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

essexpete wrote:I take it that the engine is running in the photo by the rain cap?



Correct I'd just fired her up for a play and to check that the work carried out was good. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri May 22, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 152
Views: 47264

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

Another trip was made yesterday and I managed to get into the swing of things; I had three jobs that needed doing on the 580BT so I set about tackling them, first off was the SLRV on the bucket retraction cylinder, this had given issue during the Feb working event so as I had a spare second hand one...
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue May 19, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 3C MKIII /5 picts and questions
Replies: 61
Views: 3258

Re: JCB 3C MKIII /5 picts and questions

Louis, this may sound a pain in the backside but drain your oil into a clean container and use a measuring jug to pour the correct amount into the engine, then mark the dipstick to suit.

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat May 16, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: carnage 3ciii
Replies: 43
Views: 9274

Re: carnage 3ciii

Nice work Phil well done. :claphands: :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat May 16, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 3CX Not Slewing
Replies: 9
Views: 321

Re: JCB 3CX Not Slewing

Hi Erris and welcome to the site :wave: there is plenty of knowledge on here, sometimes it takes a few days for people to get back but generally they do. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Sat May 16, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 152
Views: 47264

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

essexpete wrote:Must be good just to get out Jeremy.


Yes Pete, to be fair I have made myself busy while stuck in the house so fortunately I have not been going out of my mind with boredom, the whole thing has made me do jobs at home which have been on the back burner for far too long. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri May 15, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac 580BT 1969
Replies: 152
Views: 47264

Re: Hymac 580BT 1969

Well having been house bound due to being on furlough and the Covid 19 pandemic, I have not been able to get up to my machines; however now the government is permitting people to travel I made the journey up there. My first task was to get the machines running as they had not been started since my l...
by Jeremy Rowland
Mon May 11, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: Hammer or punner ????
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: Hammer or punner ????

Wow some contraption that is; perhaps it was used for earth compaction? :?

Jeremy

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