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by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Total novice just bought a JCB 5C - help!
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Total novice just bought a JCB 5C - help!

essexpete wrote:As Julian has said plus check/change oils in track drives and slew gear box. What would be interesting to find out: are any components like drives, rollers, idlers interchangeable with any other machines.



Julian? :think: :lol:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Total novice just bought a JCB 5C - help!
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Total novice just bought a JCB 5C - help!

Hi Malcolm and welcome to CMN :thumbup: nice project you have there and a real classic to boot :thumbup: Although I have always been a big construction machinery fanatic since I was a kid many moons ago now and have a general all round knowledge of machines, my own purchasing experience has been int...
by Jeremy Rowland
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: jcb 3c mk 1
Replies: 5
Views: 183

Re: jcb 3c mk 1

shamas wrote:what is a spool and a drag link ?



A spool is a control valve that lets hydraulic fluid flow to the ram in each direction as required; a drag link is usually the bit that connects the steering box or ram to the axle on the one side of a machine. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Poclain 75 CKB
Replies: 53
Views: 14407

Re: Poclain 75 CKB

At last I managed to get up to my machines for the first time this year :) there is one job on the Poclain that has needed doing since I first bought it and that is the leaking dipper arm piston seal, it has gradually got worse and was dripping even when the engine was idling so it was time to get i...
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: New owner of Hymac 580B
Replies: 71
Views: 12947

Re: New owner of Hymac 580B

Nice one Andy :thumbup: this does make a lot of sense especially with an old cast pad machine that tracks slowly, plus the trailer will come in useful to move other machines.

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: jcb 3c mk 1
Replies: 5
Views: 183

Re: jcb 3c mk 1

Hi Shane and welcome :wave: sorry I can't give you much advice but I would start by getting the hydraulic fluid pressure to each side of the steering ram measured first, daft question here but is the ram 100% straight? Just a couple of ideas to run past you. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites nimbus
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Re: Thwaites nimbus

Hi Ken and welcome to the forum :wave: somebody on here should be able to give you the advice you are after; have a browse through the dumper threads you may find that the information id already on here, if I remember correctly I'm sure that somebody on here posted that Thwaites themselves are very ...
by Jeremy Rowland
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 186
Views: 24623

Re: Chaseside

essexpete wrote:As an anorak I just need to point out that the 700 in these photos was a Torque Convertor model. The Bedford looked very tidy.


It's good that people do have anorak knowledge like this Pete :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: Conrad Liebherr R9800 shovel?
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Conrad Liebherr R9800 shovel?

Mark, sadly I don't think many manufacturers listen to what their customers ask for :thumbdown: however the upside is that from some of the models that I have recently seen (but not bought) do have some fantastic detail on them and are better than many of their predecessors, so there is always hope ...
by Jeremy Rowland
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 13/01/2019
Replies: 3017
Views: 279015

Re: Classic pictures Updated 13/01/2019

Interesting collection of photos there Steve :thumbup: the first one is a 580C complete with two headed operator :lol: looks like a kid in the back of the cab just how I started out :thumbup: The Mk11 Atki Defender has a modified sleeper cab conversion more unusual on an eight legger :thumbup: and t...

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