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Fork-Lift Forum???

Discussion in 'Support' started by Jon, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

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    Was just looking through all the forum topics on this site and realized there isn't a Forum topic for one of the most common pieces of equipment in the world: Fork-Lifts. Maybe there is and I didn't see the forum but it seems obvious to me to have one. No matter what industry, almost everyone has a Fork-Lift(s). Agree? Disagree? What are your thoughts? Maybe there's a reason it hasn't been done yet that I missed.
     
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  2. cat 385

    cat 385 Senior Member

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    i think it's under telehandlers
     
  3. Steve Frazier

    Steve Frazier Founder

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    Well, in over 5 years of operation this is the first time the topic has come up.
     
  4. Sled Puller

    Sled Puller Well-Known Member

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    I just posted a pic under OLD IRON, of a Tow Motor.

    Not much interest,I think, because most Operators see fork lifts as necessary evils, sort of like rollers.:)
     
  5. cat 385

    cat 385 Senior Member

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    shows what i know,forklift telehandler,they all look like forklifts to me ha,ha if i never have to run one again it is OK by me,problem is i will probably be on one tomorrow at some point.:Banghead:eek: :pointhead
     
  6. Jon

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    Yeah I meant mast fork-lifts. No worries cat 385.
     
  7. Kingston

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    While this is an old thread, I agree with the OP. We should have a forklift forum for masted fork lifts (fork trucks). I've never owned one, always relying on the forks on the wheel loader or the telehandler, but somehow two have followed me home in the past month. And I'm not finding much info online. Should i start a new thread with a poll gauging interest?
     
  8. Komatsu 150

    Komatsu 150 Senior Member

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    I would like to see a forklift section. Forklifts have to be the most unloved machine out there. I've never seen a forklift operator proud of his machine in the way a dozer or excavator guy might be. No chrome exhausts on forklifts!
     
  9. Kingston

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    This gives me an idea for a different sort of take on "Trick My Truck". We should have a round up some sponsors for a Fork Lift Forum and have a little contest...
     
  10. markshr151

    markshr151 Well-Known Member

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    I love my forklift I rember life before forklift.(lull 644 and 50 year old 5000 lb. yale )
     
  11. ranger

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    Older Clark forklift question

    I have an older Clark forklift which uses propane. I cannot find how to check the transmission fluid. The tag showing specs indicates that dexron fluid is to be used.
    I have located where to check the hydraulic fluid and the motor oil but no place to check the transmission fluid. Any suggestions?
     
  12. willie59

    willie59 Super Moderator

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    Hard for us to say ranger. I have seen forklifts that don't have a dipstick on tranny have a dipstick attached to the fill plug for tranny instead.
     
  13. Komatsu 150

    Komatsu 150 Senior Member

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    This is my 20 year old Clark. The fill and check plug for the transaxle is on the front of the axle, just lift the carriage. Mine also takes ATF. Cherry Valley-20110527-00068.jpg I forgot to say it's supposed to be checked hot at idle in neutral. Be safe.
     
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  14. albertpetersson

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    Guys please keep posting in forklift section.I am also looking for it!!
     
  15. ATFforklifts

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    Capacity : 8000lb
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    Quality : ISO, CE

    (Modern Forklift)
     
  16. ATFforklifts

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  17. butchtech

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    I did come across a forklift repair forum. It looks pretty new, but they answer questions for different makes. www.fixaforklift.com
     
  18. GaryPope

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    Hi,
    Yes i agree every one facing many types of problems today in forklift but in this forum i didn't find more questions about forklift issue. I think we should start.
    Thanks