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by 68a
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Gravelle Plant.
Replies: 11
Views: 3069

Re: Gravelle Plant.

Had Gravell's D8T ripping for me last winter.
Driver was called Frank something?Reilly?
Tipped it over twice
by 68a
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

I had an inspection of the mighty D8R that's nearly at 40000 hours and reakoned that 30k was going to be needed on tracks,cutting edges and some bushings for the ripper. 30 years experience tells me that the guess of 30k means around 40k in reality. I'd been offered a decent trade in last July again...
by 68a
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

As easter approaches,it's been an unusually busy winter for me with both tractors working 5 days a week since late October.
I was able to put the D8R back into standby at the end of February.Its earned some rest and I need to go back to my other business for the spring rush.
by 68a
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Image
Got some handrails on the D8T now.
by 68a
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Grantham
by 68a
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Cat 641 Motor Scrapers
Replies: 2
Views: 1819

Re: Cat 641 Motor Scrapers

Naff engine in the wrong hands on those 641's
by 68a
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

As of this moment in time,the D8R is working in one of the quarries and the D8T is working on a construction project away from home.
by 68a
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

They've only worked together on one job so far,so I managed to get some pics.
by 68a
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

Well,due to the lack of quality D8R's being available to buy,I decided to buy a very low houred D8T.
It wasn't really part of the plan,but that's life
by 68a
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Some sheduled maintenance
Replies: 530
Views: 96509

Re: Some sheduled maintenance

20180602_142646.jpg . By July,I met a chap that offered to buy all my entire collection of D8's off me,including my pick up. He made me a strong offer which I accepted with a heavy heart. I told him that I needed to keep the D8R and the pick up though. It's worked out well for us both as I still he...

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