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by RichardJW~
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: Doe Show 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1443

Re: Doe Show 2017

i still think the 7600 pre-Q is a far cooler tractor than a 7000......can't be many of them around
by RichardJW~
Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 1095

Re: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem

That's where I saw it. If it's the one I'm thinking of, the spec was something like standard block/box/axle, 2 injectors per cylinder running from 2 back to back pumps, water injection in the intake system to cool the pistons, twin Opico turbos and a max rpm between 6 and 9k! How the whole thing di...
by RichardJW~
Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 1095

Re: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem

hair bear wrote:Wasn't that one 'The Funky Gibbon'?


yes, thats the one......some tool for its time
by RichardJW~
Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Tractors
Topic: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 1095

Re: MF 590 3 Point Linkage Hydraulic Problem

on the subject of pimped 590s :-)

how about this one?

Image
by RichardJW~
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: David Brown Carraro Axle
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: David Brown Carraro Axle

you'd be better off using 85w-140 semi-fluid grease
by RichardJW~
Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 11260

Re: Pond Life

well if you're up for a beer Clive, then let us know.......there's a few 'dives' in Salcombe :-)
by RichardJW~
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Magneto refurb
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: Magneto refurb

Hi Tony, its off a '43 D2 that I am sorting for someone.
There's no spark, I put the multi-meter on it and it seems to have a permanent short to ground out the stud on the top (goes to on/off).
Then with the points set the resistance is about 0.6 ohm with them open. That can't be right.
by RichardJW~
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Workplaces/Job reports
Topic: Pond Life
Replies: 143
Views: 11260

Re: Pond Life

hahaha, yes its a bit narrow round this part of the world....glad you didn't knock down 'Old Porch House' (last pic) - its the oldest recorded building in Salcombe :-) http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/67_37GXPWQWEB6S01458162777.jpg http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/use...
by RichardJW~
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Magneto refurb
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Magneto refurb

Can anyone recommend a good firm in UK who can recon an Eisemann RC-2H magneto.
I'm thinking someone who you have had good service from, rather than a random name from one of the classic machinery mags

thanks
by RichardJW~
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Tractors
Topic: County Tractors
Replies: 198
Views: 37977

Re: County Tractors

motormuffin wrote:
RichardJW~ wrote:cracking pictures that......what neck of the woods were they taken?


Those pictures were taken at the Honiton Hill Rally in Devon - just before it poured down. A typical bank holiday :lol:


been a couple of times and was a cracking turn out of tractors


were you exhibiting?

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