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Forum: Other Brands   08-05-2019, 12:17 AM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

So latest update - I got the flywheel custom machined to fit the engine and dry fitted it today, fits like a glove and a lovely bit of old school machining from Tony at https://www.jvmachine.ca/ what...
Forum: Other Brands   07-18-2019, 12:50 PM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Thanks Poppa Dave, I looked at both Jinma and...

Thanks Poppa Dave, I looked at both Jinma and Mahindra tractors before taking the plunge and going this route and after doing a fair amount of research with regards the type of land I have (wet,...
Forum: Other Brands   07-12-2019, 01:00 PM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Thanks Dave for taking all the time to respond...

Thanks Dave for taking all the time to respond with your suggestions and guidance, very much appreciated and very useful

I know what will happen though, I'll just get everything custom made and...
Forum: Other Brands   07-11-2019, 07:34 PM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
I'd only weld the two half inch plates together,...

I'd only weld the two half inch plates together, wouldn't weld them to the engine or bellhousing but there would be bolts that pass through both plates for engine and bellhousing mounting - my bad,...
Forum: Other Brands   07-11-2019, 06:37 PM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

what are folks thoughts about creating the adapter plate out of two 1/2" steel plates? - one 1/2" plate to fit the engine, one 1/2" plate to fit the bell housing then welding the two plates together...
Forum: Other Brands   07-11-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

thanks all - plywood template is the route I'm gonna go down after speaking to the owner of a local machine shop who said he could make the adapter plate for me off a plywood template

Steddy - no...
Forum: Other Brands   07-10-2019, 01:09 PM
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

thanks folks - I cant use the one that I've just got as the bolt pattern for the engine mounting is for a YTO engine and not a 4BT which I knew already before ordering it.

Basically I have an SAE3...
Forum: Other Brands   07-10-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

Hey all,

sorry I've not updated for a while, got the flywheel and flywheel housing from the tractor manufacturer last week, turns out Fedex can get them across a few thousand km from China to...
Forum: Other Brands   06-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

Hey Dave,

I have the clutch and clutch plate from the tractor manufacturer so I reckon, between the SAE3 flywheel and SAE3 flywheel housing that came with the engine along with the flywheel and...
Forum: Other Brands   06-05-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Hey Junky, good idea that I did consider but then...

Hey Junky, good idea that I did consider but then thought I may miss something in measurements / template creation so my current plan is to get the flywheel housing from the manufacturer, make sure...
Forum: Other Brands   05-27-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By PlugnPlay
So it turns out no one recognizes the bell...

So it turns out no one recognizes the bell housing on my tractor let alone want to make an adapter for a 4BT SAE3 Flywheel housing. The bellhousing marries to a YTO Diesel engine. YTO themselves...
Forum: Other Brands   05-17-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Hey Dave, We must think alike as I have the...

Hey Dave,

We must think alike as I have the ask out to the tractor manufacturer at this very moment in time 😁
Forum: Other Brands   05-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

thanks Dalek,

i can only work very part time on it until 1st July so thinking It should be up and running by end of July.
I hear you about the engine and it is as North American / cost balanced...
Forum: Other Brands   05-17-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

Hey Dave,

its a manual transmission on the tractor - there are 2 separate splined shafts as one drives the PTO and the other drives the wheels

Plug
Forum: Other Brands   05-17-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Yeh, from what I've read, and it's a...

Yeh, from what I've read, and it's a lot......including guidance from the engine supplier, I think the engine would be fine being used as part of the frame although I may have to go the rail route...
Forum: Other Brands   05-16-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

ok, here we go - on initial look and rough measurements, I've got me some fettling to do to marry up the flywheel housing to the tractor bell cover and some fabrication to do to get the front axle...
Forum: Other Brands   05-16-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By PlugnPlay
Rams mine, FJ is my city neighbours, real cool...

Rams mine, FJ is my city neighbours, real cool guy, makes his own beer from scratch, it's on my list of things to investigate. Pictures will be posted later today
Forum: The Barn   05-16-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: MFWD Front Axle Pics

Got a couple of pics from the manufacturer that I thought I'd post - this is with their engine installed, not the 4BT that I'm going to try and install. Thought it may be useful for others seeing as...
Forum: Other Brands   05-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

So my 1100lb Cummins 4BT Extended Block was picked up yesterday, will be unboxing it later today and posting more pictures - for some reason, no matter what I do, the attached picture ends up upside...
Forum: Other Brands   05-13-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Yup, snow has gone, now experiencing the thaw and...

Yup, snow has gone, now experiencing the thaw and associated mud.......
Forum: Other Brands   05-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,681
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Would anyone be Interested in my Chinese Tractor Experience

latest update, engine has shipped, customs clearance complete via clearit.ca and engine should arrive at my place next week - I'm pretty excited to say the least

For those interested in a Cummins...
Forum: Chain Saws   05-10-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: Logging Operation

Oh my, that looks familiar - I found a mud hole with my skid a few weeks back, turns out with a mulcher attachment of around 2000lbs on the front makes the front end sink pretty quickly, I also...
Forum: The Barn   05-07-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PlugnPlay
Hey thanks buddy, never thought about checking...

Hey thanks buddy, never thought about checking the wheelbase length, smart idea, now if only this mud would dry out, I'll be able to do some ****
Forum: The Barn   05-07-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PlugnPlay
Re: MFWD Front Axle Pics

Hey Dave,

your right in that there is already a drive shaft at the bottom of the bell housing to connect to and I have that piece and I agree that on initial look, I too thought the front part...
Forum: The Barn   05-06-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By PlugnPlay
Help MFWD Front Axle Pics

Hey All,

had a scoot through a few posts and also pages in the gallery section as well as on the web but alas, didn't find what I was looking for so, time for a new thread post.

Has anyone got...
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