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by rik16v205
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Thomas Smith Lt 11 Lorry Crane
Replies: 3
Views: 1113
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Re: Thomas Smith Lt 11 Lorry Crane

As intended we have put the old girl to work this weekend. A few minor hydraulic leaks have shown themselves but she ran for a good 8 hours fault free lifting upto 6 ton, on the other hand I'm knackered chasing the 21ton lifting chains around. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/626...
by rik16v205
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Iron Fairy Sapphire 6ton crane
Replies: 5
Views: 2439
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Re: Iron Fairy Sapphire 6ton crane

Thanks for the reply's but unfortunately this old girl was sold to a local chap wanting to use it to just lift things on and off a trailer in his yard.


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by rik16v205
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Thomas Smith Lt 11 Lorry Crane
Replies: 3
Views: 1113
Flag: Great Britain

Thomas Smith Lt 11 Lorry Crane

Hello, I have just, as in a fortnight ago, had this crane delivered to me for use in a storage yard. My dad and me have played with cars, vans, bikes for years but nothing big and heavy like this.I was hoping to try and find some definitive information about it, and info on how to service and operat...
by rik16v205
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Fork Lifts
Topic: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 8377
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine

Here's the plate, sorry it took so long.

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by rik16v205
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Fork Lifts
Topic: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 8377
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine

Hello, Your pictures look identical to my forklift truck. I still have the Id plate riveted to the engine cover. Im up the yard on Wednesday so I'll grab a picture. I have done the brakes on mine. Replaced the master cylinder, new brake lines and freed up the handbrake linkages. The manual adjusters...
by rik16v205
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Cranes
Topic: Iron Fairy Sapphire 6ton crane
Replies: 5
Views: 2439
Flag: Great Britain

Iron Fairy Sapphire 6ton crane

Hello everyone, I'm looking for a little guidance please. I have a 6 ton Iron Fairy Sapphire, its tired and needs a look over to make working again. The crane starts on the button. It has a ford 6 cylinder diesel in. The hydraulics work, steering works, the problem is the brakes. They are air assist...
by rik16v205
Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Fork Lifts
Topic: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 8377
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine

Cheers for that. The eBay seller is ICS, I had one rebuilt by them a few years ago and it was fine so they have this one now. No one local would even look at a CAV starter motor. In the mean time I've started painting it. I've also had the shoes out, redone the brake lines, pedal box and modified a ...
by rik16v205
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: Fork Lifts
Topic: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 8377
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine

Thanks for the welcome :D Thats great thanks for your help ID'ing the engine, ill be ordering a rocker gasket and breather valve for it in the morning. The main oil leak I was concerned about turned out to be nothing more than the oil dipstick tube had rubbed through from badly routed hydraulic hose...
by rik16v205
Tue Sep 01, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Fork Lifts
Topic: Coventry Climax Forklift Engine
Replies: 17
Views: 8377
Flag: Great Britain

Coventry Climax Forklift Engine

Hi everyone. I own a Coventry Climax forklift, 2.5ton 1990 model but I'm struggling to find anything about it at all. The first problem I have is making a positive ID on the engine, I know its a Perkins and many look the same or similar in pictures but I can't find a engine number to reference this ...

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