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by john
Tue May 16, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill
Replies: 321
Views: 38873
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Weatherill

Hi this was a 12HD fitted with rear buffer bar and towing hook this was not offered as a standard production model but was a one off to meet customers requirements Weatherill did a number of special options for customers. Weatherill's first shunter was the Epping Auto Shunter. they also produced a s...
by john
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 11/11/2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 260381
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Re: Classic pictures Update 19/03/2017

behind the blue Volvo is a rare Weatherill L66 high tip machine :o
by john
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Very Early Weatherill 2H
Replies: 4
Views: 1180
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Very Early Weatherill 2H

could be about 1953
by john
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Very Early Weatherill 2H
Replies: 4
Views: 1180
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Very Early Weatherill 2H

The 2H modified to have a centre crowd ram usually had a crane attachment not a bucket. The bucket shown looks a bit wide they usually only covered the front track the extra holes in the sidearm cross member are for the manual bucket release.
by john
Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill L62B
Replies: 5
Views: 1148
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Weatherill L62B

No that used to be the standard wheel base they extended it when the driver protective cab and ROPS/FOPS cab came into production as they required stronger mountings these where the series 2 machines
by john
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill L62B
Replies: 5
Views: 1148
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Weatherill L62B

Looking at the pic it looks like L62B /9 short wheel base Leyland 401 engine Clark transmission centrax axles and the colour look like Hoveringhams the cab doors would have the logo on them the exhaust and air cleaner are non standard
by john
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: You Tube clips of old British shovels.
Replies: 10
Views: 3216
Flag: Great Britain

Re: You Tube clips of old British shovels.

Hi Fritz if your machine still has its brass manufacturers plate with its serial number I will be able to date it for you.

John
by john
Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 180
Views: 22106
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Chaseside

Hi Pete I will try to get some pics together for you
John
by john
Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Chaseside
Replies: 180
Views: 22106
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Chaseside

Pete Weatherill used the same 4WD conversion on the 2H and 8H, I think I might have a picture of it on the 8H I will do a bit of digging, Bray may have done so machines as well
by john
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Wheel Loaders
Topic: Weatherill
Replies: 321
Views: 38873
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Weatherill

Hi Pete the top one is an 8H that has had the Fordson skid unit removed and replaced with a Volvo tractor unit (Drive Axle and engine cover) the second unit has been painted in Fordson colours it is fitted with the wrong driving wheels.

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