John Deere New T series Combine preview

New John Deere W and T-Series combines harvest in record time John Deere’s new W and T-Series combines have undergone a comprehensive redesign for the 2016 harvest. Many components have been changed to achieve the best straw walker combine performance possible, industry wide. The combination of the largest active separation area on the market and … Read more

JD 318,322,332,420,430 Steering Control Valve Leak, Rebuild Tips Tricks

…Continued Pt 3 Another close up pic of the crowfoot wrench tightening a hydro line. In my experience, this is far superior to using a std wrench. Now with all of the lines attached, it’s time to install the last two of four nuts to retain the valve body in place. If you didn’t first … Read more

Potential Lawn-Boy tweaks – hand-lap reed, double crank seals, crankcase stuffing

TheDodgeGuy wrote: “You could also do some work to the transfer ports, perhaps grinding a little “booster” port on the top edge so the piston would uncover this part first, and get a high velocity stream going before the rest of the port was Uncovered. Model engines have done this for decades with considerable increases … Read more

Bow to Project: Tricking out my Agri Fab Lawn Sweeper (and my lawn tractor at the same time)

I buy lots of cheap stuff, fix them up and use them. That’s how I acquire my toys. I own a fairly ordinary Cub Cadet 1040 Lawn tractor. It can do all sorts of amazing things. This story is about how I took a fairly old, somewhat banged up, but hardly used Agrifab tow-behind sweeper … Read more