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John C.'s Recent Activity

  1. John C. replied to the thread Readying for the KW.

    The words don't change, only the number used and the intensity. You just put more feeling into the phrases!

    Feb 28, 2021 at 6:46 PM
  2. John C. replied to the thread going to look at a D65E-7 this weekend- advice on what to check?.

    A sloppy blade doesn't mean that it can't be used. Put a couple of thousand hours on any dozer and they loosen up a bunch. Unless you...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 6:45 PM
  3. John C. liked JLarson's post in the thread Future Operators?.

    Lets face it, when it's feasible and cost effective companies will be all over it. Like I tell my minions, if I could replace you guys...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 5:25 PM
  4. John C. liked Truck Shop's post in the thread Aluminum Wheels.

    If anyone has any or knows anyone with a rig that's late 2018 and up or a trailer that vintage and up equipped with light weight Alcoa...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 5:18 PM
  5. John C. replied to the thread PC-150-5 Slew bearing mechanics.

    It depends on the lifting equipment and the quality of the people. I've done them by myself in about a day and a half with a big...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 5:08 PM
  6. John C. replied to the thread Cat 308 loose track, stuck tensioner....

    I've seen plenty of the small excavators with the frozen track adjuster cylinders. I've had to try to pull plenty of them apart and they...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  7. John C. liked Hanco's post in the thread Cat 312BL hydraulic heating problem..

    We have the same machine and have had the same issue. It was the valve that heymccall has showed you . It controls the flow to the rad....

    Feb 28, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  8. John C. replied to the thread going to look at a D65E-7 this weekend- advice on what to check?.

    The adjusters are under a cap on each side of the back of the machine on top of the main deck and underneath the fuel tank. It's not...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 5:48 AM
  9. John C. liked DMiller's post in the thread Readying for the KW.

    Boot gets completed, can set seats and seat belt tethers to floor, finish up with sh!t in my way on the floor and the loose KW parts on...

    Feb 28, 2021 at 5:41 AM
  10. John C. liked DMiller's post in the thread Readying for the KW.

    Just got pics loaded, Awls in pre-punched holes, was close enough. Have a pattern for both sides to set the in mat spacers when get to...

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  11. John C. replied to the thread going to look at a D65E-7 this weekend- advice on what to check?.

    The converter is a type of fluid coupling that can allow for slippage between the engine and the transmission. When you apply full power...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 4:55 PM
  12. John C. replied to the thread DEF Delight or not??.

    It's not a gray area at all. It's as black and white as can be. I was at a customer site this week and we were talking about older...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 4:42 PM