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by essexpete
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Paving Equipment
Topic: Aveling Barford GA roller project
Replies: 8
Views: 215

Re: Aveling Barford GA roller project

Good luck we like a few photos on here! What engine does the roller have?
by essexpete
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad

I asked a question on another forum from a member who knows quite a lot about these engines. He asked what you re-built and have you checked the valve clearances ?
by essexpete
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad

I would have thought the fuel side must be set up reasonably well to fire almost instantly. I am not an expert. One thing that would cause smoke and uneven running is poor compression and particularly on one cylinder. I suppose the engine would start reasonably easily with a fault on one cylinder gi...
by essexpete
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad

It does seem odd that it started ok and ran smoothly initially. It is running like an older engine on could start up. It sound like a turbo engine? Could the turbo be leaking a drop of oil into the inlet manifold?
by essexpete
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Perkins phaser 1004 in 3cx running bad

Could you have some water contamination in the fuel?
by essexpete
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: thwaites brake drum clutch
Replies: 27
Views: 4249

Re: thwaites brake drum clutch

cobbadog wrote:
essexpete wrote:Your 40 years too late where were you?



Looks as if he is on the Isle Of white. Fantastic contribution Graham, thanks.


Isle of Man :D
by essexpete
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: JCB 3c2 Water Retention
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: JCB 3c2 Water Retention

I wonder if this is any good or similar? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BT-3-BLOCK-C ... SwLEtYi8Gi
by essexpete
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Poclain 75 CKB
Replies: 29
Views: 2653

Re: Poclain 75 CKB

What about a template with the holes the same PCD as the stud holes fixed by OK stud holes to give you an accurate guide, is the block ally or iron? Norm The block is cast iron a template would still need to be hardened but is not impossible to do; going to try carefully welding a washer onto the r...
by essexpete
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Poclain 75 CKB
Replies: 29
Views: 2653

Re: Poclain 75 CKB

Thanks for such a comprehensive photo account! What a pig with the studs. Good luck Jeremy.
by essexpete
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Chipping Steam Fair 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: Chipping Steam Fair 2018

Looks a good show Jeremy! Loving the pic of the Hymac 880 would have been a beast in her day? Ian The 880 belongs to Paul McGuigan who is a smashing bloke; the machine is around the 21 ton mark and has a maximum outreach of 33 foot fitted with the long dipper arm. :thumbup: Jeremy Jeremy remind us ...

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