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by essexpete
Wed May 16, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Thwaites 4WD 3T Dumper Restore

You could do with finding out which type of brake fluid or you could damage the seals. Not seen that brake set up before, I guess the machine is pre 1980? Are they dry discs brakes? EP 80w/90 used for many applications but not if the brakes are oil immersed.
by essexpete
Wed May 16, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 214 (3CX) No Forward/Reverse/Start
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: JCB 214 (3CX) No Forward/Reverse/Start

What a PITA but 4CX's advice was good.
by essexpete
Tue May 15, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 214 (3CX) No Forward/Reverse/Start
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: JCB 214 (3CX) No Forward/Reverse/Start

Where is Agrimax when you need him :D If as Jeremy suggests you have a battery connection will the machine start by shorting out the starter? Make sure the hand brake is on and the manual gear lever in neutral. When you switch on the key to the first stage have you got the usual warning lights? It d...
by essexpete
Mon May 14, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: manual for John Deere 2650
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: manual for John Deere 2650

by essexpete
Mon May 14, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Barford SD 06
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: Barford SD 06

Is there any clue as to the make of the gearbox? Many dumper manufactures used components sourced from specialist manufacturers and what you are looking might be shared with other makes. Sometimes there is an ID plate on the top plate. Perhaps these can help? http://www.atwildeplantparts.co.uk/produ...
by essexpete
Sat May 12, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Support and Suggestions
Topic: Need your input: categories and general development of the site
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: Need your input: categories and general development of the site

TBH Holger I tend to look at new posts rather than different categories.
Thank you for all your work.
Peter
by essexpete
Mon May 07, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions

https://parts.jcb.com/parts/index/part/specification-data/eyJzZXJpYWxfbm8iOiIiLCJzcGVjaWZpY2F0aW9uX2lkIjoiMDE0MDlhNmItYjlmNS00NDE3LTlmM2MtZGQ1ODM5Yjc2YzhmIiwicGFnZV9pZCI6ImNkMDJhMTg3LTMxNzgtNGYzMi1iN2I4LTkyMDRjMTM2NTM1ZSIsInBhZ2VfbmFtZSI6IkNPTlRST0xTIEVYQ0FWQVRPUiBTVEFOREFSRCIsIm1vZGVsX25hbWUiOiIzQ...
by essexpete
Mon May 07, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 06/05/2018
Replies: 2869
Views: 218108

Re: Classic pictures Updated 06/05/2018

Yes I think the Trike loader is a cane loader. I guess it is hydrostatic drive and steer with a castor rear wheel?
by essexpete
Mon May 07, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New Members - please introduce yourself
Replies: 278
Views: 24160

Re: New Members - please introduce yourself

Hi There

The front end looks like JCB's conversion on the Major but the back hoe or digger does not look JCB to me. Perhaps some others cna have a look and pass their opinions?
by essexpete
Mon May 07, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Here's one i finished earlier
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: Here's one i finished earlier

Is it as nice inside? Looks very smart and I guess one of the earlier Grey cabs?

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