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by essexpete
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Johnson Dumper
Replies: 13
Views: 2389

Re: Johnson Dumper

The front steer set up seems strange today! The Johnson 2H is simply the best!!! http://fs1.directupload.net/images/171124/72zc8qlb.png http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/59442_1JZOSBSSMNK3Z1540133305.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/59442_19J3Q5KL5FKBE1540...
by essexpete
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Johnson Dumper
Replies: 13
Views: 2389

Re: Johnson Dumper

The front steer set up seems strange today!
by essexpete
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown make & model Dumper
Replies: 38
Views: 7397

Re: Unknown make & model Dumper

With the dumper gearboxes look out for the gear lever gator as I think that is where water gets in.
by essexpete
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question
Replies: 7
Views: 231

Re: Ford 3000 Steering Rod Question

I think you have the adjustable axle there and the rod part will be unthreaded bar with notches on it to lock off. The axles were adjustable track for different applications. Are you certain the tractor is 3000 and not a 4000?
by essexpete
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: JCB mini digger/excavator Engine Mounts
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: JCB mini digger/excavator Engine Mounts

Thanks Holger and no I had not seen it.
Regards Peter
by essexpete
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: JCB mini digger/excavator Engine Mounts
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: JCB Engine Mounts

Would it be possible to rename the original thread title to include mini digger/excavator?
by essexpete
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: JCB mini digger/excavator Engine Mounts
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: JCB Engine Mounts

Tackled job today and found that perhaps I had been lucky that more damage had not occured. What a PITFA to work on. The mount hidden behind the hydraulic and diesel tanks had dropped the studs out of the engine block. Bothe side the rubber mounts had collapsed as well. The following might be of use...
by essexpete
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 1771

Re: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions

I think it has been mentioned that one way around the side window frame is to dispense with frame an bond in pre cut laminated glass.
by essexpete
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 21/10/2018
Replies: 2977
Views: 254382

Re: Classic pictures Updated 09/09/2018

Some times you look at some of these photos and wonder just 'how did that happen?' That's my thoughts at looking at the tipper trailer stuck under the side of the bridge? :o Jeremy There was an accident near here in the late 70s with a farm run tipper. Apparently the driver left the PTO engaged and...
by essexpete
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 21/10/2018
Replies: 2977
Views: 254382

Re: Classic pictures Updated 02/09/2018

One with the Routeman is not too far from me. VJM ran the odd one until the late 80s.

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