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by topkit
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Neath Steam & Vintage Show 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 362
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Re: Neath Steam & Vinttage show 2019

Great pictures I would love to get to that show one year, I love that old Ford 13-6 Autodig what a lovely straight old machine reminds me of being a kid during the 70's playing on them! I also noticed amongst the JCB's a very clean 3D mk3 does anyone have any more pictures of that one. Is Martyn sti...
by topkit
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Jcb 3c mk2 no steering any info much appreciated
Replies: 1
Views: 718
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Re: Jcb 3c mk2 no steering any info much appreciated

On 3C and 3D mk2 & 3 it's usually the orbital steering valve that packs up and leaks, I would contact Simon Vicary just google Vicary JCB and his website will come up, he breaks machines and is very helpfull.
by topkit
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 3c3 kingpost oil
Replies: 2
Views: 359
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Re: 3c3 kingpost oil

As Fred says HD90 gear oil, I have just done my 3cx slew box, let it drain for a few hours, As if it has not been done for a while there will be a mixture of oil, water and sludge, I poured oil in with the drain plug out so I flushed more sludge though, you can get your finger inside the drain hole ...
by topkit
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ford / New Holland backhoe buckets
Replies: 0
Views: 441
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Ford / New Holland backhoe buckets

I am looking for backhoe loader buckets suitable for a late Ford/ New Holland backhoe loader with 45 mm pins and with a bracket width of 205mm. I am after a 5 ft grading bucket and 12 inch trenching.
by topkit
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 731
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Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too Holger and to our moderators thank you for our great forum, and the same greetings to all of our members on here without you all we would not have such great posts and such invaluable information shared especially from Fred, seasons greeting to you all.
by topkit
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 16/06//2019
Replies: 3086
Views: 326208
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Re: Classic pictures Updated 16/12/2018

Loving that old Massey 50 picture the cabs were glass fibre so no rust problems with those, brings back alot of memories as a kid playing on them!
by topkit
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 4660
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Just gone on Ebay today item number 113437359840 located Scarborough. Also this item on eBay item number 143068259810
by topkit
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: 1987 JCB 3CX 1550B Losing reverse from time to time
Replies: 9
Views: 1150
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Re: 1987 JCB 3CX 1550B Losing reverse from time to time

I have owned both Borg warner type and electric shuttle and both use 10W oil infact my 1992 electric shuttle 3cx that i have just serviced has got JCB 10w transmission oil, the last person had put in Dextron which is not correct i have the manual in front of me and it learly says jcb special transmi...
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: My JCB 3C mk2
Replies: 36
Views: 4660
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Re: My JCB 3C mk2

Lol i will keep an eye out for you.
by topkit
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: Early JCB 2,2B, 3 & 4C operators handbooks
Replies: 1
Views: 542
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Early JCB 2,2B, 3 & 4C operators handbooks

I have three early 1960's JCB Operators Handbook / Parts Catalogue all are used but in good useable codition and pretty rare to find nowadays as follows. Got to be worth £40 each pm me if interested.

1 x JCB 2 & 2B mk1
1 x JCB 3 mk1
1 x JCB 4C

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