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by allistairc123
Sat May 19, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Support and Suggestions
Topic: Need your input: categories and general development of the site
Replies: 9
Views: 11847

Re: Need your input: categories and general development of the site

I used to live on forums , but sadly since the dawn of Facebook and now the advent of Facebook groups ...fourums have died a death. It’s such a shame as Facebook groups do not archive or categorise topics. Forums are still much better , just such a shame user numbers are down so much. My suggestion ...
by allistairc123
Sat May 19, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Muir Hill A5000
Replies: 18
Views: 4483

Re: Muir Hill A5000

So I’ve been chipping away at the old girl, turns out it’s two speed only.
Next problem ... I have lost all drive.
Does anyone know what the brake line going to the transmission control valve does ? I’m assuming it’s some sort of brake activated neutraliser ?
by allistairc123
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Muir Hill A5000
Replies: 18
Views: 4483

Re: Muir Hill A5000

Just got ours going today after sitt8ng for three years !. Very 8nterest8ng to learn there are 4 forward gears ! We thought it was very slow lol, how do you select high and low ? And I have another mystery, where is the transmission level dipstick Or sight gauge ??
by allistairc123
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: Multidrive - Another David J Brown company
Replies: 26
Views: 7849

Re: Multidrive - Another David J Brown company

So, as it happens chief engineer of the jcb fastrac was a david Brown , same man? Bares his hallmarks of 4x4x4
by allistairc123
Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: Re: I need your feedback!
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Re: Is anyone interested in jobs in Western Australia ?

Hello from Downunder . I am new to the site am looking to recruit Plant Mechanics with Caterpillar experience to work in Western Australia. Pays around $110-135,000 AUD on a 3 year working visa. Please tell me whether I am posting in the correct forum ! Send me a message to say g'day.. any oppertun...
by allistairc123
Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: Re: I need your feedback!
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Re: Is anyone interested in jobs in Western Australia ?

great subject! i worked in w.a for few months on a working holiday visa, loved every second of it, best country on earth, i have currently got my second 2 year visa and i am in the process of seeking fi-fo work as an excavator operator, preferably on a mobile rock crushing team. anyone that is think...
by allistairc123
Sun May 22, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: muir hill dump trailer
Replies: 8
Views: 3072

Re: muir hill dump trailer

well, ive still been searching and asking around on other forums and absolutly nothing!, these things are ultra rare!
by allistairc123
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: europes biggest machinery breakers
Replies: 8
Views: 11384

europes biggest machinery breakers

i visited a giant machinery scrap yard in spain... http://www.casquero.es/prod/ it was amazing to see so many machines in one place and so many foreign makes that ive never herd of. a picture says a thousand words... http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/post_img/5864340274c6996e31ac83.jpg UR...
by allistairc123
Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: muir-hill tractors
Replies: 31
Views: 11063

Re: muir-hill tractors

has anyone ever seen a modified 4wheel steer muir hill? apparantly the front axle trumpets will bolt on directly inplace of rear ones on ford rear end? would be interesting to see! There was a dealer in the north of England did the same thing to MB Tracs. The turning circle was incredible! Dave. S....
by allistairc123
Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: muir-hill tractors
Replies: 31
Views: 11063

Re: muir-hill tractors

Hello there, glad i have stumbled across this. My Dad has just bought himself a Muir Hill 171 fitted with a Boughton winch. I think it would have originally been a military vehicle. Its fairly complete and in reasonableish order, but being a stranger to them we could do with some pointers. It has a...

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