This is the dump truck that we used on the farm I grew up on. Soon to
be parked at home, if all goes well.
Picture of the front of the truck
Left hand views of the truck
Right hand views of the truck
Truck engine pictures...
Picture of the cab
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Pictures of the truck after it is home and back on the road, 22
At this point I have redone most of the braking system, replaced the
rear oil seals on the wheels, tuned it up (it has only been 25 years
since the last one.....).
I have also replaced the battery, all the tires (at least 3 were
original to the truck) and starter solenoid.
Left hand view
Right hand view
Front view. Guess I need to get to fixing the front bumper.....
Addition of a hitch and new taillights
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Truck sitting under its cover (no garage room for it at the moment),
"Back" from hauling firewood...... (October 2005)
And the Saga continues.......
On the way to pick up firewood
earlier this year, I pushed in the clutch, and got a loud bang, the
truck lurched, and the clutch pedal went completely to the floor.
Once I got it back to where I could work on it, found the
Picture of the transmission still in the truck. You can see where the
arm sheared off of the shaft on the left hand side of the transmission,
just below and to the left of the spring.
A somewhat better view of it...
Picture of the end of the shaft, with the engine out of the truck.
Nothing like a manufacturing defect that takes 38 years to show
Picture of the engine/tranmission out of the truck, just "hanging" around
Picture of the shaft after the arm that sheared off has been welded
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