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John C.'s Recent Activity

  1. John C. replied to the thread Hydraulic cavitation concern.

    I suppose the machine has a gear pump and not any kind of piston pump? When I have those kinds of issues I use a mechanics stethoscope...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 4:06 PM
  2. John C. replied to the thread engine make?.

    I seem to recall Cummins had a V6 for awhile. I remember seeing them in log skidders. I recall something about 378 on the tag. It sure...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 3:54 PM
  3. John C. liked DMiller's post in the thread Fancy Low Rider Log Trucks.

    Detroit was first with electronic control engines Suspect they had their bugs worked out first Not been around too many engines of later...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 3:44 PM
  4. John C. replied to the thread Cat 320 cl Fan bearing failure.

    My experience has been much the opposite. It was only through networking with other companies with the same or similar iron that cued me...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 2:49 AM
  5. John C. replied to the thread How to remove sun gear in final drive CAT 314C.

    You will have to relieve the tension on the track in order remove the gear. Plug off the leak and then you can pick up the track by...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 2:43 AM
  6. John C. replied to the thread Cat 320 cl Fan bearing failure.

    I spent twelve years at a Cat dealer and the last thing they would ever do is let a customer know that there was a change in the product...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 12:04 AM
  7. John C. replied to the thread How to remove sun gear in final drive CAT 314C.

    Hoses are pretty easy to replace. Why go to all the work of pulling covers and entailing all the trouble and risk of further problems by...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 12:01 AM
  8. John C. liked dieseldog5.9's post in the thread Cat excavator 312.

    I would start a new thread that way anyone who may have had that issue are seeing it rather than those who are looking at 312 cat...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:24 PM
  9. John C. replied to the thread Removing rusted track motor and final drive.

    That's what I mean. I also usually don't lock tight a bolt of that size if there are a lot of them in tight spacing. Antiseize and...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:22 PM
  10. John C. replied to the thread Cat 320 cl Fan bearing failure.

    Has anyone else noticed these types of failures happening on name brand products in recent years. The manufacturers set up the updates...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:15 PM
  11. John C. replied to the thread Removing rusted track motor and final drive.

    The bolts are 10.9 metric. Most of those put out the manufacturers have a body on the bolt the just fits the mounting hole. If you go...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:10 PM
  12. John C. replied to the thread EX120-3 Scratched bucket cylinder rod. Seal Leaking..

    That type of damage is typical of machines working underneath bridges. It is also very possible that the rod is bent and damage is...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 10:02 PM
  13. John C. liked AzIron's post in the thread EX120-3 Scratched bucket cylinder rod. Seal Leaking..

    That rods junk in that condition I have scraped stuff with much less damage I would never use epoxxys to much chance of it coming...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 4:48 PM