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Forum: Construction Equipment 24-01-2018, 12:19 AM
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Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

The main reason was as soon as you poured oil into the slew box it trickled back out where that dowl has been welded back in basically the metal dowel was non existant, i decided to take the bottom...
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-01-2018, 07:57 PM
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Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

ok managed to take a few pics this evening, The tappered dowel is now welded in and new brass bush pressed in place the pictures show the two parts that sit in the bottom of the 3cx kingpost housing.
Forum: Technical Q&A 22-01-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By topkit
Re: Fermec / Case diagnostics

Blimey what a rip off, i am lucky that i have TV/AV engineer that i can call on he is really good at fault finding on PCB's, there is not much info at all on the known faults so its a fair risk to...
Forum: Technical Q&A 21-01-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By topkit
Fermec / Case diagnostics

Would anyone have any info or access to fermec/Case diagnostics, i am looking into the Fermec 965 Case 595/695 4 wheel steer backhoe loaders, everyone that i look at seems to have problems on the all...
Forum: Construction Equipment 21-01-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,234
Views: 634,133
Posted By topkit
Thumbs up Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

If it's any consolation it's still raining here in Kent the whole weekend, i can't do anything outside as soon as you walk on the grass water just comes up to the surface like sqeezing a sponge. I...
Forum: Industry Chat 15-01-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,911
Posted By topkit
Re: so basically they're bust

Who the F**k is their Finance director he should be struck off and never be allowed near another business but then again i anm sure he is alright jack The problem is the company was simply way too...
Forum: Video Clip Links 09-01-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By topkit
Thumbs up Re: Tilty pond digging

Great video, enjoyed watching that, it'samazing how useful for giving people ideas when tackling new jobs.
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 07-01-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By topkit
Re: International BTD6

That's a nice old piece but you will have your work cut out there, it may be worth contacting Martin Williams on the *** forum as he is into old IH machines and has restored at least a couple of them...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-01-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,234
Views: 634,133
Posted By topkit
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Ive heard that Nanocom is really good, i picked up the Hawkeye which was on Ebay very local to me for a good price, it had Freelaner1 already loaded on to it so i just purchased the P38 diagnostics...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-01-2018, 01:53 PM
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Posted By topkit
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

We have got a 95 P38 4.6 HSE, it's the last proper Range Rover before they started getting complicated electronics, ive replaced all the suspension air bags on it and last year i gave the front end...
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-01-2018, 12:14 PM
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Posted By topkit
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Happy New Year Gents from a slightly jaded Topkit,
Now we have got Christmas and the New year out of the way i would like the rain to stop so i can get some work done around the place.
V8Druid...
Forum: Classifieds 20-12-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By topkit
Jcb project 7 r/h engine cover panel wanted

If anyone has the right hand side plastic engine cover panel for a 1989 project 7 JCB 3CX i would be interestead.:o
Forum: Classifieds 20-12-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By topkit
Re: this is cheap ... very cheap

Oh Ffs i missed that and its in my closest town to me, that was cheap i don't really need one but it would have been nice to have,
Forum: Construction Equipment 16-11-2017, 07:43 PM
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Posted By topkit
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

I think i got a long screw driver in the drainhole and disloged a lot of sludge once i had removed a large lump of sludge the rest started to drip out over a couple of hours and after that i just...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-11-2017, 12:25 AM
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Posted By topkit
Re: Druid’s New Duck – ’99 Hydrema-Wiemar M1500

Yep i used EP 90 in my old 3CX, The original 1986/87 handbook says Hd90, one of the first jobs i did was drain that down, my one was full of oil and water sludge, it took ages to drain then i flushed...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I would like to get a 5 ft grading bucket to fit it, but it must have the same fbrackets that the trenching buckets have (ie) the back part of the bracket must be higher than the font bracket...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

A few pictures that o took this afternoon of buckets for Case 590SR-2

Notice the difference in the bracket on the grading bucket compared to the other buckets that do all fit, Its the rear most...
Forum: Construction Equipment 15-10-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Question Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I may be interestead in that quick hitch if it would fit, Case have a really oddball fittings the front pins are 45mm and the rear pins are 35mm plus the brackets are wider at the front and narrower...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-10-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

Will do, Some chap up in Norfolk also keeps contacting me from my old ad, it's only done 5400 hours, its a bit wasted here as it oes a few jobs around the place, occasionally it goes out and does...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-10-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

I like your 580 there i very nearly got one then the 590 turned up so i thought i would go for that as it had the sero controls on the backhoe which you can switch over to the iso excavator pattern....
Forum: Construction Equipment 19-08-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Smile Re: Case 580's anyone owned one

So i sold my project 8 3CX and i took the plunge and got myself a 57 plate Case 590 R Series 2 Powershift. It's the same platform as the New Holland which i like, It's a 1 owner from new 5300 hour...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-08-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By topkit
Case 580's anyone owned one

I am on the lookout again as my Project 8 JCB has gone and i am like a cat on a hot tin roof without a backhoe loader to use around the place, I was thinking of trying a Case 580 from around 1995-...
Forum: Construction Equipment 29-07-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By topkit
Re: ACS machinery website beware!! Its a scam

I think you are right there a water mark on every picture when you post on Evbay or Gumtree , i feel sorry for people that have lost money but there is that saying if it seems too good to be true...
Forum: Construction Equipment 28-07-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By topkit
ACS machinery website beware!! Its a scam

Been looking for a backhoe loader in all the usual places and today i came across ACS Machinery over in Hampshire, very nice website and very good prices and the alarm bells start to ring when they...
Forum: Vintage & Classic Equipment 09-07-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,482
Posted By topkit
Re: classic cars

Well this week has been a bit of a whirlwind one, In a previous post on here i mentioned my 996 Porsche which replaced a Yellow one that i wished that i had not sold, Two years on and i managed to...
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