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by jimh
Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: The David Brown Tractor Club of Austraila.
Topic: DB Club in Australia
Replies: 98
Views: 77665

Yahoo7 is a webpage itself, you were only cutting and pasting into it's search bar so it won't open a new page only give you Yahoo search results. The Very top Bar on your computer screen is where your cut & paste would go to overwrite that page. Clicking on the link automaticly overights the yahoo ...
by jimh
Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: The David Brown Tractor Club of Austraila.
Topic: DB Club in Australia
Replies: 98
Views: 77665

Hi Just Click on this link or cut and paste this http://dbtca.org.au Into your brower and it will get you to the home page.

Great Website Tom !
by jimh
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Guess this question will be a first!!
Replies: 9
Views: 5215

RE: Guess this question will be a first!!

Hi There Heres a link to the FAQ section on how to find the serial number or your 1212 Selectamatic tractor. http://www.dbtc.co.uk/index.php?module=Content&func=view&pid=184 I think the instruction book you will need may be for the 1200 Selectamatic (double check this first though as yours is a 1212...
by jimh
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 steering column
Replies: 9
Views: 5811

RE: 885 steering column

Thank you for that, The wheel is worn out and needs replacement anyway as the white bakelite material is very damaged due to weathering so a new wheel is now on it's way, but try as I might I just could not get the old wheel to move off the shaft or even budge even a little, I will now go and borrow...
by jimh
Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 steering column
Replies: 9
Views: 5811

RE: 885 steering column

bump
by jimh
Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:13 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 steering column
Replies: 9
Views: 5811

RE: 885 steering column

Hi all, Is it the same instructions for my 880A Selectamatic steering as is carefully detailed here for the 885? Also do you normaly need to use a special puller to remove the steering wheel or other method, I'm finding it impossible to remove the old steering wheel at this minute and trying not to ...
by jimh
Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: Members Restorations
Topic: 1968 780 Rebuild (lots of photos)
Replies: 80
Views: 82953

A Fantastic amount of work you have done on your tractor! I was amazed at the first photo's you took at the beginning of this thread of all the solidly rusted parts and I for one would have balked at all that work and I would have I think, have walked away from it and found a better one, as to me it...
by jimh
Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: The David Brown Tractor Club of Austraila.
Topic: DB Club in Australia
Replies: 98
Views: 77665

Some sucess with my parts, I rang Jack French in Tamworth and found him to be a talking David Brown Encyclopedia ! Very Very knolledgeable Chap who's been in the David Brown buisness since the 1960's, Thank you Tom W, for Jack's contact info, I can now recommend him to other Aussies who may need som...
by jimh
Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: The David Brown Tractor Club of Austraila.
Topic: DB Club in Australia
Replies: 98
Views: 77665

RE: Parts supplier for 880A Selectamatic in Australia

Thank you Tom, Thats great, I will certainly give him a call :D



Kind Regards Jim
by jimh
Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: The David Brown Tractor Club of Austraila.
Topic: DB Club in Australia
Replies: 98
Views: 77665

Parts supplier for 880A Selectamatic in Australia

Does anyone know where or from who in Australia I may be able to buy these 1970 DB 880A Selectamatic parts from please, I've quoted part numbers from an original DB parts book but the numbers may have changed, these are the two little bearings and pins that are pushing on the thrust bearing carrier,...
by jimh
Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Ebay
Topic: Gday to all you NSW Chaps, : Case 2470 TractionKing Tractor
Replies: 2
Views: 3564

Gday to all you NSW Chaps, : Case 2470 TractionKing Tractor

Gday to all you NSW Chaps, Heres a fair dinkum addition for your DB/Case collection and its Local to you fellows, and has Some Serious Pulling Power! (seller no association to me) http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Case-2470-TractionKing-Tractor-1700hrs-since-rebuild-1976-mod-212hp-turbo-diesel-/13072634662...
by jimh
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David Brown Selectamatic 880A Head Gasket?
Replies: 10
Views: 5592

PROGRESS UPDATE ON 880A ENGINE CYLINDER PROBLEMS

Heres an update on my 880A, I Have now found a friendly local engineering firm that has experiance with DB Engines, happily they will bore out my 880 block and fit liners to all cylinders and also fit the Vapourmatic rebuild kit for me along with new main bearings, So Good News for this 880A she wil...
by jimh
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: quick question on 880A head
Replies: 20
Views: 13027

RE: Re: RE: quick question on 880A head

Thank you all for your replies and good advice, I am now going to go down the path of having sleeves fitted to all cylinders, and am currently investigating engine machining firms to get an idea of the cost of them doing the machining and fitting the sleeves from the vapormatic kit that Powerrabbit,...
by jimh
Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: quick question on 880A head
Replies: 20
Views: 13027

RE: quick question on 880A head

Thanks richbug, thats what I thought too, sometimes you've just got to double check with others as you can't believe what your getting told, even after looking intently at the cylinders with the head off I just couldn't see how there were liners in there! Sometimes the parts guys are wrong! Heres a ...
by jimh
Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: quick question on 880A head
Replies: 20
Views: 13027

RE: quick question on 880A head

Hi I'm a bit confused on the liner situation on the 880A Selectamatic, does the engine have pullable liners? or does the block have to be machined out to accept liners? I found this ad on ebay for a rebuild kit for the 880A and it includes replacement liners, I emailed the seller and asked the quest...