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by Scooby
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Manifold flange removal.

That is very helpful. Thanks to everyone for their help. I cheated a bit yesterday though. I cleaned the bottom of the bit that goes into the flange and dribbled a few spots of weld on and then ground them down so that it would go into the flange. The exhaust is much tighter now and doesn't wobble ...
by Scooby
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Link box
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Link box

No DB. It was definitely thinking "INSIDE" the box. :lol:
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by Scooby
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Link box
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Link box

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by Scooby
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Manifold flange removal.

Thanks to everybody for all the help. I have decided it's a Winter time job now in case it all goes pear shaped. :roll: .
by Scooby
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Back actor for a DB 996
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Back actor for a DB 996

You've all been very helpful, many thanks. Think I'll tell him it will not take a back actor and to hire someone in to do the posts and ditches. Thanks again. Regards, Tim. Tim. At the risk of repeating myself there is nothing wrong with putting a 3 point linkage mounted digger on the back of a 996...
by Scooby
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Back actor for a DB 996
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Back actor for a DB 996

There was the well documented at the time fatal accident with a tractor mounted digger when someone was trying to push himself along and pushed himself up into the back of a rigid cab. Various hurried modifications were made on most of the makes after this happened. I had a Fritzmeir <sp> cab on th...
by Scooby
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Back actor for a DB 996
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Back actor for a DB 996

I n addition to the above. There is a certain manufacturer whose tractor mounted diggers were the most popular. The name begins with M and personally I wouldn't touch one with a barge pole. They don't have hydraulic legs which means that you can never take the full weight of the machine off the trac...
by Scooby
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Back actor for a DB 996
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Back actor for a DB 996

Shortly after buying my first new DB, a Selectamatic 990 in 1967 I decided to buy a digger for it because I knew that farmers did not have the labour to clean ditches out in the way that they had done in decades gone by and I thought it would add to my list of contracting services that I was offeri...
by Scooby
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Manifold flange removal.

Hello John, good to hear from you again and I hope all is well with you. Thank you for the advice, that sounds like a decent way of going about things. I have now decided that I will have to leave this job until the Winter because if it does happen to go wrong in this catchy Summer that we are havi...
by Scooby
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Manifold flange removal.

Thanks for all the help Gentlemen. I had thought about trying to cut the nuts off and then dieing <sp> the studs. It says they are UNC in which case I would have to obtain a die. Just undecided whether to do it or not. One thing I usually do when in a situation like this is to try and tighten the n...
by Scooby
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Re: Manifold flange removal.

Thanks for that. I am undecided what to actually do since nothing is broken at the moment. The problem is that the bottom of the exhaust has become very sloppy in the flange and I thought that if I took it off, and then puts some spots of weld on the bottom of the exhaust it would be much better. B...
by Scooby
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Manifold flange removal.
Replies: 17
Views: 887

Manifold flange removal.

I need to remove the flange (18) that holds the exhaust pipe (muffler) onto the exhaust manifold on my Comm. Please see the attached image. I am soaking the 3 nuts (item 21) in WD40 penetrating oil. Will they screw off the studs perfectly alright, will the studs (19) come out with the nuts, or am I...
by Scooby
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Hydraulic Post Knocker
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Hydraulic Post Knocker

There are many different types of post knocker on the market as has been mentioned and the good news is that with your 885 hydraulics in good order you have a big choice. Firstly though, there is one type which doesn't use hydraulics at all save only to lift the complete machine off the ground. Tha...
by Scooby
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1690 engine substitute
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: 1690 engine substitute

motoOzarks wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:40 am
Was wondering

will any other engine from a David Brown tractor fit in place of the 6 cylinder on a 1690

1490?
1594 ?
by Scooby
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: McCormick b-23 finger mower cropmaster combination
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Re: McCormick b-23 finger mower cropmaster combination

It all depends on what the B23 is like. I have seen one or two on eBay that looked reasonable but most are rubbish because understandably people of today don't have the experience to look after them and I think most are only used as toppers anyway and that's one of the worst things you can do with ...