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by modelman093
Thu May 02, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 436
Views: 77455
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The way we were

Wonderful story Fred. I thought for a moment that the Morris 1000.....! Ah well.
by modelman093
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 97296
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Re: Some sheduled maintenance

So do we watch this space?
by modelman093
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Vintage Honda F800 walking tractor - CDI problem service/workshop manual (G300 CDI engine)
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Vintage Honda F800 walking tractor - CDI problem service/workshop manual (G300 CDI engine)

This may be useful http://www.honda-engines-eu.com/en/welcome.html but are you sure about the G300 as the only Gs shown with no other alpha prefix are the G100, G150 and G200. If you go to the Service section there is a list of engines but no G300 Most Honda engines have a model specific reference c...
by modelman093
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 97296
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Great stuff, keep it coming - please.
by modelman093
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Death of a Classic
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Death of a Classic

I share your feelings but at the end of the day we all do what we want with our kit. My personal hate is owners who wont sell at any price but leave the item, car, tractor, truck or lawnmower outside to rot beyond redemption
by modelman093
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Downloads
Topic: Villiers mk15 engine manual
Replies: 4
Views: 966
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Re: Villiers mk15 engine manual

Villiersparts are useful for some stuff but Paul Child of Meetens.co.uk is "Mr Villiers" . Meetens have been the "go to" place for all things Villiers since before WW 2
This may be of use
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kywpt1l3ef4wc ... 1.pdf?dl=0
by modelman093
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Support and Suggestions
Topic: Need your input: categories and general development of the site
Replies: 12
Views: 33656
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Re: Need your input: categories and general development of the site

I can see no reason for using Facebook other than to kick the A**e of non responsive suppliers / manufacturers etc.
Proper forums are for me. Straight to new posts. Not a lot wrong with this one.
by modelman093
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: The good old iron versus the new stuff.
Replies: 2
Views: 1579
Flag: Great Britain

Re: The good old iron versus the new stuff.

That's an interesting observation. Here in the UK there are a number of contractors re-discovering the merits of tractors and boxes for short haul muck shifting - cut, carry, spread and compact - all with the same outfit. A few using elevating scrapers too!
by modelman093
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Accidents and Bogged in machines
Topic: stuck
Replies: 3
Views: 2578
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Re: stuck

Can’t either, the link seems to be “ dead”.
by modelman093
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: DB4
Replies: 4
Views: 1424
Flag: Great Britain

Re: DB4

There was an article about the restoration in one of the mags, possibly CPM, a while back. I believe that it said that the original Dorman engine was worn out and they managed to source a replacement from a boatyard. Seem to remember that it was suggested coupled to a plough it would out-pull a D4. ...

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