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by jazo
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1690 Hydraulics
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: 1690 Hydraulics

Hi Geoff, does it have lower link sensing? 1690 turbo?
by jazo
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1594 Hydra starting problems - smoke but no fire.
Replies: 148
Views: 10976

Re: 1594 Hydra starting problems - smoke but no fire.

I don't mean to be rude but you have ten pages of good info on here and it seems like you haven't done much with it! I would forget about buying anything until you diagnose the problem first. I would first fit 20 litre container of diesel above the engine and connect to the intake of the lift pump a...
by jazo
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: February's Classic tractor
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: February's Classic tractor

Sounds good, but I'm still waiting for January's issue!!!
by jazo
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1490 injector pump
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: 1490 injector pump

Maybe just that David Browns are so fuel efficient!!! You might have 150hp from it now :wink: :wink:
by jazo
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 885 loader hydraulics problem
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Re: 885 loader hydraulics problem

If it is connected as you say, it is impossible for the loader not to work and the 3pl to work unless it is something to do with your loader valve
by jazo
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: DB885 Starting Difficulties
Replies: 50
Views: 4062

Re: DB885 Starting Difficulties

Have you cleaned the other ends of the battery cables ? Also check the earth as some earth to the air filter frame then to chassis
by jazo
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Where Does David Brown Rank?
Replies: 18
Views: 2032

Re: Where Does David Brown Rank?

Not to mention the ford porous blocks that seemed to go on for years! Although I would drive/own a Ford over a mf anyday, I think they were overrated
by jazo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: unknown bolt
Replies: 9
Views: 1045

Re: unknown bolt

Yes it holds a lubrication pipe in to the side of the selectormatic valve. Hopefully the pipe will still be in place.
by jazo
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1594 Hydra starting problems - smoke but no fire.
Replies: 148
Views: 10976

Re: 1594 Hydra starting problems - smoke but no fire.

If it starts sometimes and not others I would say you have air getting into the system, most commonly found on the return pipe that runs between the injectors to the thermostart down to the tank. One way to try is to run it from a diesel container above the engine and leave it for a day or two then ...
by jazo
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: DISCLAIMER
Replies: 3
Views: 1135

Re: DISCLAIMER

Well done
by jazo
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: filter 1694
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: filter 1694

There will be a washable gauze underneath which is the suction strainer
by jazo
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Spin On Oil Filter
Replies: 24
Views: 2597

Re: Spin On Oil Filter

It's a different block for the later models. You could have a engineer make an adapter plate but for something that gets changed probably less than once a year its not really a major
by jazo
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Which end of an 885's drawbar goes where?
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: Which end of an 885's drawbar goes where?

The small holes are to bolt the clevis on so that is the implement end. The other 2x inch holes are for moving drawbar right out or right in.
by jazo
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Alternative Replacement Service Parts.
Replies: 95
Views: 80764

Re: Alternative Replacement Service Parts.

Still a lot of db tractors were supplied with shwitzer turbos aswell.
by jazo
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Hydrashift lost drive
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Hydrashift lost drive

+1 on geoff's answer. Check clutch first