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Forum: Construction Equipment 10-09-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By willow
JCB 8085 Alternator

Can anyone help me locate a new / re con alternator for a 2011 JCB 8085.

Is it JCB dealer part only ?
Forum: Events 17-02-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,460
Posted By willow
Andrew Bealah Classic Plant open day

Andrew Bealah's February Classic Plant open day is next Sunday 26/02/17

It is at:-

Abbey Farm
HU17 9SS

Normally 9 ish until 5 ish, I don't think there is any entry charge.
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-02-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By willow
Re: Bomag 71 - Opinions

The Bomag pedestrian rollers are usually bomb proof and have inherent Bomag build quality. I don't think many are bought now by national plant hires as the roller is expensive and the hire rates...
Forum: Construction Equipment 04-02-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,481
Posted By willow
CPCS Validator

Is there anyone on here registered as a CPCS validator.

My CPCS (blue card) needs renewing in May 2017

It seems they will not renew the card using the log book route without a registered...
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-02-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By willow
Re: Towed vibrating roller

It is a Stothertt & Pitt T208 or refereed to as an (82T).

The correct engine was a Lister HR6 (see you tube link) This engine was a pain to overhaul and it suffered with sheared engine mounting...
Forum: Construction Equipment 25-01-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By willow
Volvo EC220DL

Today I went to Euro Auction on behalf of a customer in Sweden.

He is interested in a Volvo EC220DL. There are four in there ex Lynch with around 4000 hours each. When running on idle all four...
Forum: Construction Equipment 09-01-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By willow
Re: LOLER Inspections

Thank you for your valued information on this subject.

Yes Dave skip loaders, up and over hook loaders and front end loaders should be inspected under LOLER. Also dustbin wagons need doing, see...
Forum: Construction Equipment 08-01-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,156
Posted By willow
LOLER Inspections

After ten years of working for a large national inspection company, I am thinking of starting up on my own this year as a small independent inspection company.

Most of the LOLER inspections I do...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-10-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,570
Posted By willow
Re: Trax

What a very sad loss, his posts on here offered really useful guidance. I always read his comments. If anyone on here knew him well they should do a write up about his life.
Forum: Construction Equipment 06-04-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 906
Posted By willow
Re: Anyone at euro auctions today.

I was there today and will be there tomorrow. Give me a call.

Andrew 07870 231566
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,019
Posted By willow
Re: Man baskets

There are still plenty of man baskets in use in factory type locations. Most are with vertical mast forklifts and can be used with telehandlers. The HSE recommends that the tilt lever is locked off...
Forum: Construction Equipment 19-10-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By willow
Re: New Holland E215 engine

Trax at the moment I dont know why he is asking for a complete engine. I agree its quite straight forward to re build it.
Forum: Construction Equipment 18-10-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By willow
New Holland E215 engine


Does anyone know where I can locate a engine for a New Holland E215 2008.
Model CNH667 TA MEB. The NH dealer in Leeds can get one but it is very expensive. This is for a contact in...
Forum: Introductions 16-08-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,137
Posted By willow
Re: Hello guys and dolls

A big welcome APH
Forum: Introductions 16-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,100
Posted By willow
Re: Intro from Aus

A big welcome Grumps,

Maybe you can send us some photos of your 977 and some of your jobs and life down under.
Forum: Construction Equipment 02-08-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By willow
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By willow
Volvo EC140BLC Rotary coupling

I have been asked to find a rotary coupling for a Volvo 140BLC. Can anyone suggest where to get one other than Volvo ?
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-06-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,092
Posted By willow
Volvo ECR88

I was asked to bid at Euro Auction on an ECR88 (2005) with 6500 hours, whilst there, two guys came up and offered there opinion on the ECR88. Both said it was not a great machine as it was too slow...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-06-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By willow
Euro Auction EC700

Went to Euro Action today to have a quick inspection of a Volvo EC700. This was for a Finnish buyer who ten mins before bidding decided it was too big for his job. I was informed that Volvo...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By willow
Skilled Finnish duck operator

This Finnish guy knows how to get the best out of a tilt rotator.
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-04-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By willow
Caterpillar D7G 2

Does anyone know anything about a D7G 2, is this a D7G with a revised cab and controls. Is this similar to a D6E, I understand they can not be sold in the UK.
Forum: Innovations and New Technology 31-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,853
Posted By willow
Re: Operating systems

This is a timley post, I have just taken my newish PC for repair yet again. It cost 450 runs on Windows 8 (awful to use) and its the third time its crashed in 18month. I have had four PCs that I...
Forum: Construction Equipment 30-07-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By willow
Resale Weekly website

Has anyone noticed that the new Resale Weekly website is slow and bloody awkward to use. The old version seemed to work fine, obviously trying to fix it when it wasnt broken.
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By willow
Re: Volvo EC140BLC oil in coolant

I would be really grateful if you can get a price.:) How long does it take to replace it.
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By willow
Volvo EC140BLC oil in coolant


Has anyone experienced engine oil in the coolant af a EC140BLC. The engine does not overheat or use oil. Its a 2007 machine and has done 5500 hours.
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