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by FOWLER MAN
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore
Replies: 26
Views: 2442
Flag: Wales

Re: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore

Hi,
Oil pressure should be between 30 and 45 lbs. per sq. in. That's roughly between 2 and a little over 3 kg. per sq. cm.

Fred
by FOWLER MAN
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Fowler Challengers
Replies: 58
Views: 13611
Flag: Wales

Re: Fowler Challengers

Hi, I ran Challengers for some 40 years and they were always strongly and robustly made and designed for easy maintenance and repair. No special tools or pullers needed to work on the back ends like the Cats. No need to remove the track frames to work on final drives which were easily removed as a u...
by FOWLER MAN
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Fowler Challengers
Replies: 58
Views: 13611
Flag: Wales

Re: Fowler Challengers

Hi, I have seen this machine advertised and it's not a Challenger 33. The last of the 33s were produced before the time Leyland took over Marshall Fowler in 1975. The 33 was superseded by the "Aveling Marshall 140" which is the basis of this pipe-layer. These were produced till 1985 which ...
by FOWLER MAN
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Downloads
Topic: Villiers mk15 engine manual
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Flag: Wales

Re: Villiers mk15 engine manual

Hi Gents Bit of a long shot but would anybody have a workshop manual for a villiers mk15 147cc engine I could have/buy/download please? Thanks Ian Hi Ian, These engines were on most things back in the day. I cut my teeth on them. You could try http://www.villiersparts.co.uk for a manual and spares....
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 14/10/2018
Replies: 2975
Views: 252398
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Updated 29/09/2018

The rams on that Bucyrus Erie track loader look like they would lift 40tons and yet the bucket is spring loaded, loving the old photos steve Yes Ian, That's because hydraulics were in their infancy. Most early BE dozer hydraulics I worked on operated at only 1,000 to 1,250 Lbs. pressure so they nee...
by FOWLER MAN
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Leyland 498NT engine valve stem oil seals
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Flag: Wales

Re: Leyland 498NT engine valve stem oil seals

Hi,
This may help. :thumbup:

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by FOWLER MAN
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 14/10/2018
Replies: 2975
Views: 252398
Flag: Wales

Re: Classic pictures Updated 23/09/2018

Thanks Steve,
Nice to see the pics of the Mercury and BTD6 Drott and the Trader tipper and Rapier 414 navvy. :thumbup:
In "another age" I worked on all of them. :lol:
Fred
by FOWLER MAN
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Wickham-Poole system
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Flag: Wales

Re: Wickham-Poole system

Hi,
This article from Commercial Motor Feb 1967 answers some of your questions.
Fred
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by FOWLER MAN
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Old Excavators at work.
Replies: 6
Views: 1033
Flag: Wales

Old Excavators at work.

Here are a few pics I took over the weekend. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_37GHVIQWQZACG1537371865.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_35727UCBIFUO41537371865.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_3DDWJQ0O0B40W1537371865.j...
by FOWLER MAN
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Construction Equipment
Topic: Wickham-Poole system
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Flag: Wales

Re: Wickham-Poole system

XS650 wrote:Seen plenty of Shawnee-Poole stuff , any pics of the Wickham-Poole trailer you can post ?
Craig



Hi Craig, how are you keeping?
Here's the only pic. I have of a Wickham-Poole.

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