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by essexpete
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Old Benford Dumper
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Old Benford Dumper

Is it a flat type of belt? Is the belt effectively the clutch? Would it be possible to re-pulley and belt with a more modern available equivalent?
by essexpete
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Old Benford Dumper
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Old Benford Dumper

Probably quieter than when it was new! I would guess it's age as late 50s to mid 60s. It look very tidy.
by essexpete
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Compact Excavators
Topic: Checking out a JCB 803
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Checking out a JCB 803

I don't know any thing about this model specifically except the JCB is generally not as good as some of the other leading brands when it comes to mini diggers. General appearance, not completely abused and hammered. Have a good look at the tracks for wear and damage. Check oil and water in right pla...
by essexpete
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 1985 3Cx extra dig ; help please
Replies: 10
Views: 869

Re: 1985 3Cx extra dig ; help please

Electric or manual shuttle?
Have you checked the torque con fluid?
by essexpete
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill
Replies: 312
Views: 22282

Re: Weatherill

Staggering. Over 50 years old!
by essexpete
Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill
Replies: 312
Views: 22282

Re: Weatherill

It looks good to me Fritz. What is all the crap around the lift ram gland? It ought to be fairly easy to source an alternator.
by essexpete
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Trucks/Lorrys
Topic: Truckfest Newbury 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: Truckfest Newbury 2017

Thanks Rob, the 1st ERF looks amazingly modern today (at least to me anyway).
by essexpete
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The big 70.
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: The big 70.

Ps

Happy Birthday Norman!
by essexpete
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The big 70.
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: The big 70.

Mrsmackpaul wrote:Good onya 70 well I bet you never thought that was gunna happen as a young bloke and next thing in a blink of the eye like magic you wake and up one day here you are LOL

have a great day and Im not there yet

Paul


Oh I hadn't realised.



:D
by essexpete
Fri May 26, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 3C Mk3 Powertrain - Shuttle problem & Oils Needed?
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: JCB 3C Mk3 Powertrain - Shuttle problem & Oils Needed?

I would have thought that clutch pack wear would have give you sluggish symptoms for a while first and as Phil said the forward pack likely to fail first. Probably still best to go down the pressure test route. Do you know Tim Adcock? Could the dump spool have stuck? Do you get any movement with bac...

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