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by essexpete
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Engine type JCB3Mk111
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Engine type JCB3Mk111

Could you not give the suppliers the engine No. ? What transmission do you have? I thought It possible to tell from the machine no. but I don't know from that one.
by essexpete
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Raise Bucket without running motor
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Raise Bucket without running motor

Robert was quite right I would be tempted to try and run it if it turns freely. Drop the oil and replace with a cheap suitable oil. Have the fuel system apart and wash out bowls, new filter etc. Fill the rad with just water for now. A good battery and even (don't tell anyone) a tiny sniff of ether. ...
by essexpete
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Raise Bucket without running motor
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Raise Bucket without running motor

Best bet is as Jeremy said , if another loader near by lift the hoe and loader with a strop or chain. If it has stood a long while you may not need to worry about releasing the oil with a spool. You could push the loader into float which might help. I suppose the hoe locking bar is not with the mach...
by essexpete
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: thwaites orion
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: thwaites orion

Have you tried twiddling out any old hard grease with a small drill when the nipple is out? sometimes works.
by essexpete
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Bog Mans 1979 JCB 3D
Replies: 12
Views: 2372

Re: Bog Mans 1979 JCB 3D

Looks Like 3D on the rear mudguard.
by essexpete
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Poclain 75 CKB
Replies: 11
Views: 247

Re: Poclain 75 CKB

Well done Jeremy . I guess when fettled the Poclain will be in a different league to the Hymac.
by essexpete
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Loaders/Backhoes
Topic: Engine overheating
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Engine overheating

Have a look in the top of the rad for bubbles when running which might indicate a blown head gasket. If you think not and oil and coolant are all in the right places I would make the effort to take off the rad and clean it very thoroughly inside and out. Sometimes the fins can be really choked with ...
by essexpete
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Earthmoving models
Topic: Classic machines
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Classic machines

The face shovel is particularly clever if you view near the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PslENxRbww
by essexpete
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Heavy Haulage
Topic: Classic pictures Updated 19/02/2018
Replies: 2812
Views: 198006

Re: Classic pictures Updated 14/02/2018

The loader in the snow looks like a Weatherill artic steer which came quite late on in the Weatherill history. Possibly an L84.

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