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Welder Dave's Recent Activity

  1. Welder Dave replied to the thread GMC Topkick 6.0 litre.

    Mechanic friend came out and changed the drivers side pump and it is working. Hoping it doesn't rain and he will do the other pump and...

    Jun 6, 2020 at 5:25 AM
  2. Welder Dave replied to the thread I won a Skid Steer at an auction but have just discovered the meter has been tampered with badly..

    Somebody else could have bought the machine and done something with the hour meter to try to get their money back or more money for it....

    Jun 6, 2020 at 4:54 AM
  3. Welder Dave replied to the thread I won a Skid Steer at an auction but have just discovered the meter has been tampered with badly..

    A friend who had an auto repair business used to say to people complaining about how much repairs can cost on a used vehicle, oh you...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 5:36 PM
  4. Welder Dave replied to the thread how do i replace upper door glass? cat 316.

    Just get a glass shop to install it and save yourself the hassle.

    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:31 AM
  5. Welder Dave replied to the thread I won a Skid Steer at an auction but have just discovered the meter has been tampered with badly..

    That's not always true. On another forum someone bought a high end inverter welder at RB that had obvious internal problems that...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:27 AM
  6. Welder Dave replied to the thread GMC Topkick 6.0 litre.

    It has fuel injection so a little different than a carb version but having only 1 tank would be OK if it's possible.

    Jun 5, 2020 at 7:54 AM
  7. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    I was just trying to point out that although there are industry standards for cleaning hyd. hose not all places follow it. It would be...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 7:51 PM
  8. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    I'm not disagreeing. Just saying that some places that do hoses don't properly clean them out. I don't think hoses necessarily need to...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 5:51 PM
  9. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    I'm thinking places like Napa or some farm stores that don't fully understand how clean a system needs to be.

    Jun 4, 2020 at 2:56 AM
  10. Welder Dave replied to the thread GMC Topkick 6.0 litre.

    Just not sure if it will work no pump hooked up in the other tank. It appears the right side tank transfers fuel to the left side tank...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 2:53 AM
  11. Welder Dave replied to the thread GMC Topkick 6.0 litre.

    I just use it as water truck so it has plenty of power... when it's running. Just frustrating that it was running great after the new...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:37 AM
  12. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    A lot places don't even blow the hoses out with air. Cut the hose, put the fittings on, crimp and there you go.

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:27 AM
  13. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    You also don't want the metal grindings from the steel braids in the hose.

    Jun 3, 2020 at 4:04 PM
  14. Welder Dave replied to the thread Hydraulic hose fittings on a CAT 426 backhoe?.

    They make special blades for cutting hydraulic hose and the hose needs to be thoroughly cleaned out before installing.

    Jun 3, 2020 at 8:20 AM
  15. Welder Dave replied to the thread new to us case 850c.

    Maybe try Arrow West Equipment in Acheson just outside of Edmonton. They have a bunch of ROPS and used attachments. Not sure how common...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 8:17 AM