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by mechman
Thu May 03, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 5
Views: 602
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Re: Hunslett shunter

I would normally swop it out but the fuel pipes have large nuts on them and the ends of the pipes have those brazed on type fittings, it's not going anywhere soon so I'll carry on with the water system. The loco doesn't have any gears just forward and reverse, it has what looks like a torque convert...
by mechman
Tue May 01, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Took some pics of the Hunslet topless today, one of the pics you'll notice the fuel filter with the snapped centre bolt, one of the lads is knocking a new one up, Its a bit special with a 3/8" BSF thread with a 7/16" BSW head, 4" long with a circlip groove in it. the filter is a Purol...
by mechman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Forgot to mention the loco is driven from out side the cab. the driver stands on the running boards (on either side) and controls the loco by controls (Duel) just inside the cab door.
by mechman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Flag: Great Britain

Hunslett shunter

Hi all. Was asked to have a go at getting this running. It's was made by Hunslett about 1961, It's believed to be the only one of its kind (small Dorman 4 cyl)left. Water pump, core plug and smashed fuel filter on todays medical, the motor isn't seized though. I'll see what else later. Oh by the way...
by mechman
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: small dumper
Replies: 5
Views: 377
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Re: small dumper

Any pics?
by mechman
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Identify small dumper
Replies: 8
Views: 677
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Re: Identify small dumper

Not sure if the half shafts are fitted into tapers, something like morse tapers, if they are I believe you have to be quite aggressive with them. is there any ID on the axle?
Norm
by mechman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Identify small dumper
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Identify small dumper

Pics would help.
by mechman
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Telehandlers
Topic: Type of Ford engine
Replies: 4
Views: 1068
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Type of Ford engine

Or 2712E, isn't there any ID code on the block?
by mechman
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Anything Whitlock ( Diggers, dump trucks, cranes et al )
Replies: 146
Views: 18526
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Re: Anything Whitlock ( Diggers, dump trucks, cranes et al )

Were Whitlock taken over by anyone?
by mechman
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Photo Competitions
Topic: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1727
Flag: Great Britain

Re: CMN Photo Comprtition Feb and March 2018

Excellent photo's all the same.

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