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by FOWLER MAN
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Jcb 801.4 perkins 100.30
Replies: 22
Views: 279
Flag: Wales

Re: Jcb 801.4 perkins 100.30

Hi, I haven't done much with these small Perkins engines so I can't be much help here except perhaps to clear up some confusion in this and other recent threads regarding lift pump performance. The lift or feed pump on most engines operates at a pressure between 3&4 lbs. per sq. in. Many years a...
by FOWLER MAN
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: JCB 3c Ram seal question please
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Flag: Wales

Re: JCB 3c Ram seal question please

Hi, Put a pin into the eye at the end of the rod, extend it to the end of its stroke and give the pin a good thump. The gland should then come out with the rod. "Take care it's heavy!" I have in the past had to use the machines hydraulics to blow out a tight gland housing. " Again tak...
by FOWLER MAN
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3Cmk11 alternative engines
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Flag: Wales

Re: 3Cmk11 alternative engines

Hi, I have in the past completed several engine conversions. First one was a Perkins P6 in a Humber Super Snipe car, the list also includes a Gardner 5LW in a Ruston 19 RB, Perkins P & R6 engines in petrol Bedford lorries, a Ford 4D in a Fordson N tractor and many more. There is a lot of work an...
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Hymac Excavators
Replies: 1073
Views: 55466
Flag: Wales

Re: Hymac Excavators

What engines in the 121? If it's the 6d a swop might be easier, also I think lack of space not the financial side could be the governing factor In restoring these machines Norman it's little four cylinder Perkins a 4104 I think? Jeremy Hi Jeremy, I don't know what engine is in the 121, but I would ...
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: TopsyTurvey rams
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Flag: Wales

Re: TopsyTurvey rams

they were single acting rams on those loaders That was my first thought too and the agri. loaders I used with the lime spreaders in the late 50s and early 60s certainly had single acting rams and gravity tip buckets but things have moved on since then. Modern loaders are powered up and down, have d...
by FOWLER MAN
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 19/02/2017
Replies: 2497
Views: 139497
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Update 08/01/2017

ERF dumtrucks: From a book by Nick Baldwin comes this info - First ERF dumptruck was model 54G in 1958 (the first production truck with disc front brakes, which soon gave way to drums). 5LW powered, half cab, 7 cu yd body. Also offered with 6LW (model 64G). Developed through 60s and 70s - last mode...
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Update 19/02/2017
Replies: 2497
Views: 139497
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Update 08/01/2017

Talking of Sandbach options has anyone seen ERF dump trucks before.
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by FOWLER MAN
Sat Feb 04, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Benford 1999 5 ton Dumper Cav pump problem
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Flag: Wales

Re: Benford 1999 5 ton Dumper Cav pump problem

Hi Mike,
Kevin is right, I forgot to mention switching on the ignition to bleed the system. :oops:
Fred
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Benford 1999 5 ton Dumper Cav pump problem
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Flag: Wales

Re: Benford 1999 5 ton Dumper Cav pump problem

The lever on the back of the pump is different for every engine to allow for the position and diameter of the cam that drives it.
The lever on your pump looks fine.
by FOWLER MAN
Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Wiring problem on Hymac 580 C
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Flag: Wales

Re: Wiring problem on Hymac 580 C

Hi, It's many years since I had to play with one of these and I don't remember too much detail. Is it only the gauges that don't work :?: What about the wipers, heater and horn :?: The gauges are both fed from the same fuse. I expect that you have already checked the fuses but have you checked that ...

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