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by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Thwaites Alldig
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Thwaites Alldig

essexpete wrote:You seem to have got the ram end disconnected. Do the ram operated in and out with no load? I can't really see but are the ram double acting with 2 feeds each?



Pete it does look like there are two feeds to each ram so double acting rams.

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Perkins 4236 engine rebuild rocker shaft
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Re: Perkins 4236 engine rebuild rocker shaft

Ian I am trying to picture in my mind where you want to grind this shaft? I would say that you probably could grind it but some pictures of the issue would help. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Thwaites Alldig
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Thwaites Alldig

Hi Paul and welcome to CMN :wave: I am no hydraulic expert but start with the simple things, is there sufficient hydraulic oil in the machine, is the connection to the operating spool valve okay? Make sure there are no airlocks in the system, does the rest of the machine operate okay? I am sure that...
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Hunslett shunter

Hi all. Was asked to have a go at getting this running. It's was made by Hunslett about 1961, It's believed to be the only one of its kind (small Dorman 4 cyl)left. Water pump, core plug and smashed fuel filter on todays medical, the motor isn't seized though. I'll see what else later. Oh by the wa...
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Mechanics/Restoration in Ireland
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Mechanics/Restoration in Ireland

justamin wrote:have a look at CJM or Christopher Maclaughlin.You can find his details on the Vintage JCB page on Facebook



Yes Chris used to visit this site regularly I had heard that he had set himself back up in business. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Leyland engine with flat topped rocker cover
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Leyland engine with flat topped rocker cover

While I have no working knowledge on Leyland engines I can tell you that many wet liner engines can have shims fitted underneath the liner to raise them up you need to use a dial gauge to measure the liner protrusion so you know what size shim you will need to fit underneath it this should permanent...
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: my new jcb 3dmk3
Replies: 10
Views: 422

Re: my new jcb 3dmk3

Markus I am in the process of replacing lots of low pressure hydraulic hoses on the old Poclain excavator that I will one day set about restoring; technically if the machine has been stood a while there should be no pressure left in the system but it does not hurt to operate the controls with the en...
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Vermeer pile driver's
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Vermeer pile driver's

Nice one Paul :thumbup: :claphands: always good to learn something new and in this world every day brings something new along. :thumbup:

Jeremy
by Jeremy Rowland
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Benford MBR 71 Roller
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: Benford MBR 71 Roller

Rich all belts stretch so there must be a way to adjust the tension; what does the top pulley look like? Years ago when I worked on trucks the compressor drive belt on the Seddon Atkinson 200 Series engine was adjusted by shims in the pulley, you simply took the front off the pulley and took a shim ...
by Jeremy Rowland
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 22/04/2018
Replies: 2861
Views: 211267

Re: Classic pictures Updated 15/04/2018

essexpete wrote:That last photo will have a certain person coming over all sweaty!

Is the rope shovel moving snow in Paris? looks like an Austin A35 in the background. Perhaps winter of 62/63?



Yes a nice 580D there :thumbup:

Jeremy

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