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by topkit
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 247
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Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too Holger and to our moderators thank you for our great forum, and the same greetings to all of our members on here without you all we would not have such great posts and such invaluable information shared especially from Fred, seasons greeting to you all.
by topkit
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 20/01/2019
Replies: 3018
Views: 280222
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 16/12/2018

Loving that old Massey 50 picture the cabs were glass fibre so no rust problems with those, brings back alot of memories as a kid playing on them!
by topkit
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 3337
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Just gone on Ebay today item number 113437359840 located Scarborough. Also this item on eBay item number 143068259810
by topkit
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 1987 JCB 3CX 1550B Losing reverse from time to time
Replies: 9
Views: 790
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Re: 1987 JCB 3CX 1550B Losing reverse from time to time

I have owned both Borg warner type and electric shuttle and both use 10W oil infact my 1992 electric shuttle 3cx that i have just serviced has got JCB 10w transmission oil, the last person had put in Dextron which is not correct i have the manual in front of me and it learly says jcb special transmi...
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 3337
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Lol i will keep an eye out for you.
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: Early JCB 2,2B, 3 & 4C operators handbooks
Replies: 1
Views: 325
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Early JCB 2,2B, 3 & 4C operators handbooks

I have three early 1960's JCB Operators Handbook / Parts Catalogue all are used but in good useable codition and pretty rare to find nowadays as follows. Got to be worth £40 each pm me if interested.

1 x JCB 2 & 2B mk1
1 x JCB 3 mk1
1 x JCB 4C
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 1966 2d?
Replies: 8
Views: 745
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Re: 1966 2d?

Laird i forgot o mention to you that i have an original JCB Operators Hanbook and parts catalogue all in one book for JCb 2 and 2B it' in used but good condition, Also got an Early 3c and 4c handbook ands parts catalogue all are for sale, i will post an ad in the classifieds.
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 3337
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Great job and a good tip too thanks, i remember putting the back window in my 911 targa when i rebuilt it years ago, All the experts said you can't o it which then turned it into a challenge which i won. Have you got it fully glazed up now or do you still need more glass. It certainly makes a lot of...
by topkit
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 3337
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Take you time fitting it, if i were you i would use a new rubber seal and get it warm and flexible put it in hot water for a little whil. Then it's the usual piece of string and someone on the outside putting some light pressure on the glass as you pull the string. Enjoy! :D
by topkit
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3CX backhoe stripdown
Replies: 6
Views: 549
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Re: 3CX backhoe stripdown

I would get plenty of cans of plus gas ans squirt liberal amounts around everything that you want to undo first of all, i use a drift to knock pins out, i also use wooden wedges to hold rams in place if i am removing their pins, with regards to the slide rails i would use the plastic ones, i would n...

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