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  1. If the fan pulley is smooth it spins CCW and the fan clutch nut thread will be RH. If the pulley ribbed it spins CW and the nut will be LH thread.
  2. Gotta luv the debris in the dust collection jar
  3. Unless things have changed here in Minnesota you don't need a license to drive a fire truck much less a CDL. It's been 10 years since I did DOT commercial inspections but the last Time I recertified as an inspector (every 2 years) fire pumper equipment was not considered a vehicle since it is not used to carry cargo or people. Water tanker trucks also had an exemption for needing the inspection or license. When I got my chauffer's license in 1969 the only requirement was to have a valid drivers license and get at least 14 out of 20 questions correct on the written test. It was good for any type of truck. When the CDL's were required I could choose what ever type of license I wanted without any testing.
  4. If you still have the original Delco starter I would strongly suggest that you have it repaired by a good electrical shop. If you exchange it for a rebuilt you run the risk of getting back Chinese import.
  5. If you can't get a long enough insert to get full engagement on the bolt you can install one as deep as you can and then install another on top of that one and cut off any excess. I've done that several times and never had a problem.
  6. The OEM crankshaft has a 5 1/4" stroke. If I remember correctly the M&W crankshaft is 5 1/2" stroke. You can get close enough to determine which one by using a piece of wire through a spark plug hole and measure the distance it can travel between TDC and BDC. I had a customer back 30 years ago that had an M with a lot of the M&W upgrades that was running right at 75 HP on the dyno. If I recall it had about 324 CID.
  7. One of the many tools I had stolen last winter was a Snap-on 3/8 x 7/16 double box wrench with the sizes stamped on the wrong ends. If nothing else it will be easily identified if recovered.
  8. I made my own adjusting plate to repair my dads 3010. The IT manual had the specs and the adjustment procedure. The first time I worked on it I just used keystock and feeler gauges. After making the tool and buying a Dial indicator things went much better the next time. Things can get real interesting with that system if you have an internal leak and are going down a road when the steering unit gets to the end of its travel and resynchronizes. The front wheels will go from straight forward to full turn without any input from the driver or any warning. More fun than a carnival ride.
  9. Must have been a tall curb.
  10. Make sure the speed control lever is over far enough when the problem is present. If that is not the problem there is a 1/4" hydraulic line just inside the housing where the two lines on the outside go in. Common problem is a crack at the fitting flare which will allow the high pressure oil to escape internally. Use test caps on the two lines to determine in the problem is internal or external to the hydro housing.
  11. Two different sizes, short bowl or tall bowl.
  12. I didn't know there were any NH combines painted yellow before the twin rotors were produced. All I've ever seen were red ones.
  13. My guess would be a leak between the tank and pump. It may not leak fuel out but air may be drawn in by the charge pump forming tiny bubbles. As long as the engine stays running the pump can handle the aerated fuel. When the engine is shut off all the little bubbles join together to make too large an air pocket for the pump to handle without bleeding an injection line.
  14. Hopefully there is something wrong with the numbers you posted You show up to .050" differences between cylinders and up to .100" between piston and bore.
  15. The MTA engines runs slower than the newer tractors so that should help slow down the speed.
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