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  1. 7 hours ago, dale560 said:

    The first doctor didn’t order blood tests sent her home with nausea medicine. Second trip hour later wife insisted on blood tests.

    Makes a person really angry that a parent has to push for testing.  My wife had to do the same thing this summer when our boy was sick.  Local doc said “it’s probably E Coli but I’m sure it’s not O157.”  WRONG. 

    I hope your daughter gets well soon!

  2. 1 hour ago, ksfarmdude said:

    Its not so much who make s a good tire as who still makes that size , A lot of tire manufactures have discontinued older sizes

    Oh c’mon. 28 inch rims are as common as dirt in the MFD world.  13.6 crosses to a 340 in metric nomenclature.  Plenty of choices out there.

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  3. Distributer cap has condensation inside the top.  Spark is jumping from the center post to the wrong cylinder.  2 minutes with some WD-40 and a rag and you are good to go.

    Could also be a carbon track inside the top of the cap causing the same thing.  In that case the cap needs tossing usually.

  4. 2 hours ago, pirlbeck said:

    It is possible to apply the park brake while the tractor is still moving?

    Yes, if one of the steel discs is warped.  It can lock on the pinion shaft and not release pressure on the remaining pads and discs.  If there is a removable plate at the bottom of the rear housing on that tractor I would not bother with the alignment tool.  I wouldn’t trust that anyway, prefer the visual verification that everything is in place by looking through that cover.

  5. 1 hour ago, lightninboy said:

    I don't worry about that....just the way the wet clutch system is....maybe you let the clutch out a little too soon...maybe the engine speed and transmission speed isn't quite in synch....higher gears may use more torque than lower gears....

    If his MX135 is anywhere near as bad as mine was — not good to ignore it. All that chatter has to be hard on the components. And the cure is easy. 


    3 hours ago, SD6788 said:

    Gearclash.....do you remember the exact oil you used?  

    Yes, as mentioned, Mobil Delvac Tractor Hydraulic Fluid, formerly known as Mobil 424. I think there are a few other offerings out there that would work as well, just make sure it is a premium hydraulic fluid. 

  6. 9 hours ago, Dasnake said:

    Wow, why? Mechanical? Last mechanical was ‘96 wasn’t it? So your saying just an engine is 4500.00 then what would a truck around it go for? A bit more, a lot more, no more?

    In the tractors the mechanical pump 5.9s ran until at least 2001.  There were 6.7s with mechanical pumps after that yet.  $4500 sounds kind of high for a 40 year old 5.9.

    1 hour ago, Farmall Doctor said:

    Why would you put a sleeveless junk rattle trap Cummins in a nice 756?? At least you can do an in-frame rebuild on the IH engine.

    Those “junk” engines you speak of generally run from 15-25,000 hours before overhaul.  I have yet to see an IH engine (as much as I like IH engines) do that.  Not even close.  And the Cummins is perfectly rebuildable.  Just isn’t quite as easy.

  7. If you have a Maxxum 115, that is not a legacy CIH product and apparently doesn’t have the chatter problem that the legacy CIH products can have.  I would not put additive in it.

  8. The MX135 shares most parts with the MX100/110/120.  I do know the MFD axle is a size larger than the smaller models.  Also the injection pump has the aneroid that the smaller models do not.  Could be the cooling system is a bit larger, I can’t remember exactly.

    What you are hearing with clutch engagement is most likely clutch chatter.  You are probably having  brake chatter as well when you apply the service brakes.  I had that problem bad with my MX135 for over 1000 hrs.  Tried CNH’s magic juice axle additive to no avail.  Finally got rid of the Hy-Tran and went to Mobil Tractor Hydraulic Fluid and the clutch and brake chatter was gone in about 2 hours of operation.  The chatter is a result of prolonged use of Hy-Tran Ultra and/or Ultraction. This problem can afflict the 5100, 5200, MX Maxxums, MXC, 7100, 7200, 8900 and MX Magnums.

  9. MX150 has been leaking oil from the rear axles, needs new seals.  The axle itself is too grooved to seal properly, needs sleeves.  Axle sealing surface is 130MM, housing is 160MM.  Flange axle just to make everything lots of fun.  Is there a specific seal and sleeve that works for this tractor or do I just piece it together?  Supposedly a 99491 sleeve will work for this and I assume the original 130x160x12 seal gets used with the sleeve.  Any insight would be helpful!  Thanks!

  10. 2 hours ago, Dasnake said:

    Reading timelines and the vp44 problems, did the change to the cp3 remove the problem or did the change to a different style remove them?

    Different type of injection systems, different kinds of problems.

    VP44 - electronically controlled mechanical distributor pump;  more pump problems, injectors are usually pretty reliable.

    CP3 - high pressure common rail system;  more reliable pump as far as I know, injectors tend to be more problematic and they are expensive.  More $$ to replace pump and injectors with the CP3 I’m pretty sure.

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  11. 34 minutes ago, Finney said:

    All 3 locked up and sheared the shaft off.

    Lovely.  That does smack of a lack of lubrication.  Who did the pumps come from if you care to say?  I got my mine from Blue Chip.  Mid level rebuild.

  12. 33 minutes ago, Finney said:

    When they switched the fuel to low sulfur I went through 3 injection pumps in 3 months in a 2,000 5.9 with the VP44 pump. Started adding 2 cycle oil and have been on the same pump for 150,000 miles.

    Do you know what was failing?  Was it the pumping components or the controller?  I just did the VP44 in my pickup this year, 200K on an original, I’m pretty sure the mechanicals were fine, pump computer failed. 

  13. 1 hour ago, Big Bud guy said:

    You can’t tell our trucks have been deleted just walking by. The def tank is still there and so is the exhaust muffler.  We removed the muffler and reemed it out and reinstalled it.  

    You can tell a deleted truck while running past it. Just have to know where to look and for what. 

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