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by essexpete
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Help with 1983 JCB 3c 1400
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: Help with 1983 JCB 3c 1400

. Might be obvious but don't push too high a gear with the transmission as that tends to overheat and damage.
by essexpete
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Help with 1983 JCB 3c 1400
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: Help with 1983 JCB 3c 1400

Some of the regulars on here will confirm but I think you might have a machine similar to the UK 3CX with a white cab. Does it have manually controlled shuttle with a big lever?
by essexpete
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox
Replies: 10
Views: 277

Re: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox

I think Fred is right. Fordson specified a lighter transmission oil for the agricultural Major fitted with internal hydraulic system than say Chaseside or Weatherill.
by essexpete
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox
Replies: 10
Views: 277

Re: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox

Yes Leyland /Nuffield skid. I wonder if the spec is different at the oil is not used for hydraulics unlike the agricultural tractor?
by essexpete
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox
Replies: 10
Views: 277

Re: Jcb 3c mk2 no oil in gearbox

I take it this is a manual gearbox with a clutch?
by essexpete
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 447
Views: 85076

Re: The way we were

Great photos Fred.
by essexpete
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Jcb 3c2 front loader bucket ram?
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Jcb 3c2 front loader bucket ram?

Something I thought of doing years ago with our 3C was to make a quick change back plate. I don't know if it would be feasible but it might be possible. Make a back plate with top hooks to pick up the top pins on the bucket. Then once in place use the bottom pins to lock on. You would not have to ch...
by essexpete
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Jcb 3c2 front loader bucket ram?
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Jcb 3c2 front loader bucket ram?

I think you will find that the crowd rams will always do that in a no load situation. We swap between 4in1 and a bale grab. Could make re hitching a pain. Probably be worse if a slight bend. If it is working OK and not leaking then don't worry to much.
by essexpete
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Dumper identification, please
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Dumper identification, please

https://tractors.fandom.com/wiki/Liner_ ... ry_Company
Some information here with a few corrections.
by essexpete
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Dumper identification, please
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Dumper identification, please

Mid 70s perhaps with the older out board brakes. It has a skip similar to some Benfords of the 60s/70s.

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