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by essexpete
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Unknown make & model Dumper
Replies: 38
Views: 7357

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: 222

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: 695

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: 695

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: 695

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: 1741

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 14/10/2018
Replies: 2975
Views: 252412

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 14/10/2018
Replies: 2975
Views: 252412

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.
by essexpete
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 1741

Re: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions

Oh that is a bugger. I think you have a couple of, choices: 1 take them to a hydraulic shop and have new rods made. New seals fitted at the same time.
Need a price first.
2 source some 2nd hand from somewhere like Vicary Plant. See breakers on ebay sometimes.
by essexpete
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 1741

Re: 3CX White Cab Restoration Madness & Questions

Can you put up a picture? Not sure quite what you mean.

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