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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-08-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By OldRedFord
Been having trouble finding one that covers the...

Been having trouble finding one that covers the adjustment to the hydraulically boosted steering clutches and brakes.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-08-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By OldRedFord
Notes from running it today but only because I...

Notes from running it today but only because I had to.

If you pull back on the left steering clutch lever it won't turn unless it's running wide open throttle. Even then there's a delay followed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-07-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By OldRedFord
What is a sharpshooter? Pressure washer?

What is a sharpshooter? Pressure washer?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-07-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By OldRedFord
D8 final drive leak?

Have a leak going on with the right hand final drive. Or at least I think that's what's going on with it.

What's behind the plate with 4 bolts in the picture?
Forum: Machining 09-30-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By OldRedFord
American Pacemaker in the wild

A friend of mine sent me a Facebook marketplace add for some machine shop equipment near me for sale.

Knowing better...I still went to have a look.

15 horsepower 20x72 American Pacemaker...
Forum: Machining 09-05-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By OldRedFord
The purchase is official now. Also have a boring...

The purchase is official now. Also have a boring head with it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-04-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
The tourqe converter is supposed to drip fuel as...

The tourqe converter is supposed to drip fuel as it's running. The drip is now a steady stream. I guess that means the seals in the tourqe converter are bad. :o

Haven't adjusted the right clutch...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-11-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By OldRedFord
I've already been asked if I'd loan my D8. ...

I've already been asked if I'd loan my D8.

Hell no.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-08-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,289
Posted By OldRedFord
Sounds like a job for a 7.5 KW Onan JB series...

Sounds like a job for a 7.5 KW Onan JB series generator with a propane carb.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-03-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Running pretty good still. Only issue right...

Running pretty good still.

Only issue right now is the right steering clutch seems to slip under a hard push. But it's probably saved me from shoving a tree branch into the radiator a time or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Mone has the big turnbuckles too. It will also...

Mone has the big turnbuckles too. It will also angle to either side but you need two people to get it done. If I wanted to get fancy I could angle the blade to one side and tilt it and cut a ditch...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
I think I've gotten about 8 hours of seat time in...

I think I've gotten about 8 hours of seat time in on the D8 so far. Few things I've noticed....

Good grief the amount of zerk fittings on this thing. You think you have hit them all and then you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Spent about three hours running it today. Arms...

Spent about three hours running it today. Arms sure get a workout with this machine. Even though I adjusted both brakes and topped off the steering clutch and brake hydraulic control...it can be a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
May be moving the D8 to my place Sunday morning. ...

May be moving the D8 to my place Sunday morning.

Finishing up the punch list tomorrow.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Here is a picture of the alternator mounting.

Here is a picture of the alternator mounting.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Sadly don't know any particulars on the starter. ...

Sadly don't know any particulars on the starter.
As far as the wiring...each positive cable goes to each individual battery. Battery negative is all tied together. Also a ground lead at the battery...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,081
Posted By OldRedFord
I wonder if a gas golf cart engine would be the...

I wonder if a gas golf cart engine would be the ticket. :confused:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Don't worry I do have a 3/4 wrench but I had...

Don't worry I do have a 3/4 wrench but I had dropped it into the bowls of the belly pan so I went for my backup.

I had thought the pop and bang at idle was air. It was worse when I first got it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Yup. We already talked about it. That was wen he...

Yup. We already talked about it. That was wen he suggested I do some "shakedown runs" with the D8 on the farm before we haul it away to my property. Much easier to fix any surprises here with all the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
After work today I went out and messed around...

After work today I went out and messed around with the D8 some more. I cracked the bolts loose for the supply line to the fuel pump and had fuel there.

I decided I've got nothing to loose....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Looks like I need to find the charging valve and...

Looks like I need to find the charging valve and go from there. Maybe it's stuck in such a way to only let fuel to the tourqe converter. The bypass valve is spring loaded and on the side of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Here you go. Maybe the picture won't be...

Here you go.

Maybe the picture won't be sideways. I'm not sure why my phone does that when I upload pictures to here.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Forgot to upload the diagram I have.

Forgot to upload the diagram I have.
Forum: Machining 07-10-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By OldRedFord
Bought it for $1500. Digging through the tooling...

Bought it for $1500. Digging through the tooling for it there's a nice set of collets and a cat 40 holder.

Sorry no pictures yet. Can't take any pictures of it where it is but when I pick it up...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,245
Posted By OldRedFord
Not quite ready to go the electric pump route...

Not quite ready to go the electric pump route just yet.

Spent some time this evening messing with the D8. I am indeed getting fuel pumped into the tourqe converter filter housing.

I have a...
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