Thanks. Perhaps I'll look for a piece of flat lead and make a few. I may also use some Masters Pro-Dope with Teflon Pipe Thread Sealant (liguid by Dupont) that is good for oil, gas, water, natural gas, etc. I intend to use it as well on the 4 echaust manifold studs that aslo extend into the water jacket (and no place there ofr lead washers). Good for 10,000 psi and 400+F.
And perhaps whilst i'm at the gathering of the Green i can slip by the factory and get the JD part!
Thanks. I went and made lead washers, as well as the pipe thread sealant.
Interesting, it is a jobber head, and I had to bottom-tap these studs! Also had a real pull to get the head on as the studs were "touching side" of the top two head stud holes. Although the head gasket manufacturer said "lead washers not necessary" I used them here as well anyway.
My JD 1250 has oil leaking out of a small hole on the back of the base collar of the shift lever. The other lever has the same hole built in. Attached is a photo of it, and a short video of the oil sort of spewing out.
hello all. i have a john deere 430u with the original backhoe and loader. i have looked around the internet and cant find any like this for sale. if any one could point me in a direction where i could find the worth i would really appreciate it.
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