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John Deere 60G Case Drain

Discussion in 'Compact Excavators' started by Andrew H., May 3, 2021.

  1. Andrew H.

    Andrew H. New Member

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    Need to add a Case Drain on a John Deere 60G in order to run a Dougherty Tree Saw. Deere Dealer doesn't seem to be able to find anything. Anyone have any guidance on a part number/kit number available from Deere?
     
  2. lantraxco

    lantraxco Senior Member

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    Do you have the aux lines kit on the machine, with a selective control valve for hammer/thumb switching?

    Will the tree saw case drain withstand the back pressure of a return filter or does it need to go direct to tank, ask the tree saw people.
     
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    Welcome to HEF Andrew;)!

    There is no "Case Drain Kit" available for a 60G from Deere. You would be on your own with that. Your best bet would be to contact one of the two outfits I attached links for below to see if they offer anything.

    https://www.hctkits.com/excavator-kits/

    http://www.hkx.com/
     
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  4. Andrew H.

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    Tree Saw people don't have any answers, Tee'ing into the return line that feeds the filter might be an option. I'll check that out, thanks
     
  5. Andrew H.

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    Thanks! I'll check them out
     
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    And again, IF it has the aux lines kit with the selector valve for cylinder/hammer, the drain line for the hammer comes off that valve, you can disconnect it there and run a drain line to the end of the boom easily. This return does flow through the return filter so there will be some amount of back pressure.
     
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