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  • Bruce P's Avatar
    Today, 08:34 PM
    Hi Mike, those small grooves below the pin don’t have rings in them. I guess they are there to hold oil. There are just the three big rings above...
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  • daron's Avatar
    Today, 08:30 PM
    daron replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    If you can lift one end of the machine at a time and can access a couple of house trailer axles they can be placed near the ends of the tracks and...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • WyoCat's Avatar
    Today, 07:31 PM
    WyoCat replied to a thread 22 transmission case in DISCUSSION
    Yes. That will all come out as an assembly. The forks and rails will need to come out the top first though.
    1 replies | 44 view(s)
  • Mike Meyer's Avatar
    Today, 07:20 PM
    Hello Bruce, thanks for showing us the restoration with good photo's, I was interested to see your pistons appear to have very small oil ring grooves...
    77 replies | 7973 view(s)
  • ianoz's Avatar
    Today, 07:11 PM
    The bearings are avilable if you know where to look .
    35 replies | 2482 view(s)
  • Bruce P's Avatar
    Today, 06:58 PM
    Well I was able to get the engine put on it’s trailer. Now I’m cleaning the sumps and getting the bottom end read for assembly. The oil pump turns...
    77 replies | 7973 view(s)
  • Machias cat's Avatar
    Today, 06:45 PM
    Machias cat replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    +1 on the steering brakes being stuck to the drums. If that is the cause for it not rolling, then after you get them freed up and it is time to...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • Deas Plant.'s Avatar
    Today, 06:23 PM
    Hi, JanM. M8, eye yam puzzled. HOW kin yer say those Cats are 'in use' if'n they don't have enny engins innem? A kew-ree-yuss mind would like to...
    3 replies | 142 view(s)
  • Norm R2,22's Avatar
    Today, 05:53 PM
    They are waiting for the reject (From CARB) engines from Commifornia, so they can replace the ones that are worn out.
    3 replies | 142 view(s)
  • ctsnowfighter's Avatar
    Today, 05:06 PM
    Janmeermans, Deas Plant -- Thank You for your help and corrections, Please see bottom of original posting, Corrected Photo is top one, I could...
    10 replies | 355 view(s)
  • Crawler Dollars's Avatar
    Today, 03:56 PM
    Sorry Jan, I didn't recognize you with those sunglasses on! :lever:
    10 replies | 355 view(s)
  • §wishy's Avatar
    Today, 03:50 PM
    §wishy replied to a thread LowBoy Q:? in DISCUSSION
    For Got to add this one from 9 Months ago CLikity ...................................................... ClikClikClik Seems like progress was...
    19 replies | 2751 view(s)
  • Deas Plant.'s Avatar
    Today, 03:22 PM
    Hi, CTSnowfighter. Great photos. Thanks for sharing. Crawler Dollars is right. I was inside that hi-vis yellow shirt in the D9H - Photo 15 - but he...
    10 replies | 355 view(s)
  • cheshire cat's Avatar
    Today, 02:56 PM
    yes as others have said , I would start by draining and refilling all the oils , engine , pony trans etc see how much water there ...
    10 replies | 358 view(s)
  • shovel man's Avatar
    Today, 02:48 PM
    The Hyatt roller bearing on the top shaft will be almost impossible to find and if memory serves me right the bearing runs directly on the bevel gear...
    35 replies | 2482 view(s)
  • wimmera farmer's Avatar
    Today, 01:45 PM
    Probably the latest low pollution models. Did they have a hole in the cab floor for the operator to do a Fred Flintstone run and drive. Need to be...
    3 replies | 142 view(s)
  • bursitis's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 PM
    bursitis replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    yes i have had this happen before on a forklift. also it looks like from your photo that the oil residue on the right sprocket is half way up from...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • bursitis's Avatar
    Today, 01:18 PM
    step back and take a deep breath. i would bet that it isn't a stuck as you might think. stay on the discussion forum and let some of other peoples...
    10 replies | 358 view(s)
  • juiceman's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 PM
    juiceman replied to a thread Starter hole D4? in DISCUSSION
    Thanks OM. Yes, aware of the differences. Glad you are out there helping 👍🏼
    5 replies | 313 view(s)
  • Chuck C's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 PM
    Chuck C replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    If it has been below freezing in your area water in the final drives could be frozen and holding the final from moving. Take the fill plugs out of...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • HFDZL's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 PM
    HFDZL started a thread 22 transmission case in DISCUSSION
    I am into my newest project and am stripping a 22 trans case to start the the build. I have never had this style tractor down to empty case. My next...
    1 replies | 44 view(s)
  • ctsnowfighter's Avatar
    Today, 11:50 AM
    Thanks to everyone for the help with the operator's and equipment identifications. That is very helpful and I will include in the "metadata" I have...
    10 replies | 355 view(s)
  • Garlic Pete's Avatar
    Today, 11:43 AM
    Garlic Pete replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    There aren't axles you can remove. The sprocket runs on a hollow shaft which rotates around what is called a dead axle. That dead axle is what the...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • Old Magnet's Avatar
    Today, 11:42 AM
    Old Magnet replied to a thread Starter hole D4? in DISCUSSION
    All sounds good until you say you will use it on a D6. Are you talking about the starter itself? Depending on what flywheel housing part number on...
    5 replies | 313 view(s)
  • juiceman's Avatar
    Today, 11:35 AM
    juiceman replied to a thread Starter hole D4? in DISCUSSION
    I read up on OM procedures for the starter holes. Great information. I will use it on a D6 that belongs to a friend. I opted out on the self help, so...
    5 replies | 313 view(s)
  • ctsnowfighter's Avatar
    Today, 11:27 AM
    Thank You Garlic Mom - Those are all so very precious memories and I thank you for sharing them with us. Pete, I and so many others were so...
    12 replies | 672 view(s)
  • TOGNOT's Avatar
    Today, 11:13 AM
    TOGNOT replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    You will get some more intelligent responses than mine, but... If the pony is truely locked up, make sure the pinion ( the drive piece in your photo)...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • juiceman's Avatar
    Today, 11:09 AM
    juiceman replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    You should be able to handle the fix on the tractor. Sounds like you know your way around the shop. I would begin with checking the brake bands. One...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
  • Vance Nickerson's Avatar
    Today, 10:57 AM
    Dozed is located in Normangee Tx
    10 replies | 358 view(s)
  • Vance Nickerson's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Vance Nickerson replied to a thread D4 7u9640 in DISCUSSION
    Thanks for all the advice, this will be my first CATERPILLAR to bring back to life. My experience is over 20 years in steam locomotive restoration...
    12 replies | 291 view(s)
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