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  1. I would suggest doing circut resistance tests on both the + side and - side of the circut . It is a pretty simple test . Take a volt meter I prefer a digital one but an analog will work . Positive side : Place 1 lead on the output terminal of the alternator and the other directly to the + post of the battery . Start the tractor and check what the meter reads . It should not read more than .5 volts and preferably less than .5 volts . If it reads more than that that tells you that the electricity finds it easier to go thru your meter leads than thru the wire which indicates that there is high resistance in the output circut between your alternator and your battery . You have your sensing wire hooked up to the output stud on alternator which is fine but it is sesnsing the voltage drop due to circut resistance which kicks the alternator up to try to overcome it and the alternator will do what it needs to to try and charge the battery and will burn itself up in the process trying to accomplish this . To remedy this one has to check/clean all connections on the + side of the system . Negative Side : Put 1 voltmeter lead on the alternator and 1 on the - battery post and do the same process as on the + side of the circut. We all know the import electrical stuff now a days is basically junk but I find it hard to believe that there are 4 bad alternators and something is causing them to fail .
  2. If you have a 6 speed powershift : 1st gear - C1 C2 C6 2nd gear - C1 C2 C5 3rd gear - C1 C3 C6 4th gear - C1 C3 C5 5th gear - C2 C3 C6 6th gear - C2 C3 C6 Reverse - C2 C4 C6
  3. 1st gear - C1 & C2 2nd gear - C1 & C3 3rd gear - C2 & C3 Reverse - C2 & C4 Hope this helps some
  4. Dont know if you have high blood pressure but some blood pressure medications can have a side effect and cause a cough . ACE Inhibitors are a common one that can cause this . They are medications that end in " pril " such as Lisinopril , Captopril ect ...
  5. The exact procedure I use . Never had a problem doing it this way . machine shop around here wont touch these engines either .
  6. On the 06's keep in mind the engine oil pressure shares the same light as the mcv lube light . Either low engine oul pressure or the MCV lube pressure can turn the light on , unless it has been modified .
  7. Had to say goodbye to an old friend / Family member . Our 14 year old black Lab . He had been getting multiple tumors showing up all over his body and had been losing weight . He started developing a bad cough and seemed short of breath with little exertion so we had to make a decision . What should be an easy decision due to his detoriating health is still a tough one to make . Took him to the Vet as there is no way I could have did it . He went peacfully . RIP Remington .... you were definately a one of kind .
  8. A few years back I installed a hand clutch for a customer . It needed disks . I sent the old ones to Hy Capacity and they custom made the disks .
  9. I was born in this valley On this ranch I was raised Corb Lund : S Lazy H I have lived it ....... special song with a special meaning that hits home .
  10. I took this a few years ago looking West from my deck . Mother Nature wss a little ticked off that day . 100+ mph winds and hail came with this storm .
  11. Had to stop and snap a picture of this sunset on the way back to Station from an Emergency call .
  12. There is a radio station here that has a program called country classics every Sunday morning tell noon here . My favorite program . 96.9 KDLO FM .
  13. " Hello Mrs. Johnson you self-righteous woman " Cal Smith : The Lord knows I'm drinking
  14. Yep I think he did party a bit to much as well but he did record some good songs . I can relate to this song as well . I enjoy listening to older Artist's music wether it be Rock or Country , I like varity in my listening pleasure .
  15. " I have a mansion, forget the price Ain't never been there, they tell me it's nice " Lifes been Good : Joe Walsh
  16. " The Blood Red Sun Beat Down And Baked The Red Clay Ground " Merle Haggard : In my next life
  17. " Well, I can't recall, one time in my life " Johnny Paycheck : Old Violin
  18. " I wish a buck was still silver And it was back when country was strong " Merle Haggard : Are the good times really over
  19. " She was called a scarlet woman by the people Who would go to church, but left me in the street " Bed of Roses : Statler Brothers
  20. " There is no place that I would rather be than right here " Johnny Russel : Rednecks , white socks and Blue Ribbon Beer
  21. " If life is like a candle bright than death must be the wind " Moe Bandy : To old to die young
  22. Have the machinist make an intallation plate that will give the proper protrusion when intalking the sleeves too .
  23. Also which gear pump are you talking about the MCV pump or the rear hydraulic pump ?
  24. Helping the Son Inlaw doing late fall tillage with this wonderful weather in this area we have been having . Was going along in 7th gear when suddenly the powershift down shifted into 1st all on it own affair . The only gears there is is 1st Forward and 1st Reverse . No codes came up on the dash . It has the skip shift . Checked the fuses and found none blown . Shut off tractor and restsrted thinking it may reset something but to no avail . Been quite awhile since I have worked on these and one tends to forget the finer points that makes these tick . Any suggestions on where to go from here . The trans pressure gauge on the cab post remains at 260 psi .
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