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  1. J

    580e 1983 fuel tank leaking , repair or replace

    yes some kind of quality product, maybe innertube strips , and repair shops to braze i guess,gotta find one in the area . maybe even coat the tank with something like bedliner or something of sorts, was looking in manual section 3001 fuel sys , only showing tank and components not really any...
  2. J

    580e 1983 fuel tank leaking , repair or replace

    we found leaking underneath both sides I guess from rub wear . I would assume, and have to figure out whether it’s better to pull it out and repair because it looks like its hard to found a replacement and anything I see looks way too expensive or doesn’t exist. I haven’t yet looked at the...
  3. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    I would like to thank Doghead for helping out with his machine, I am very grateful, he yanked my machine out like a pro , we hung out had some lunch , even got bucket off found leak , swapped tire and starter bolts , made a new friend , super productive day , great forum , great people, it was...
  4. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    I wasn’t there. I think the excavator they used was probably too small looking with that little plow blade on it. It goes back to if you want something right done right you got to be up there yourself I wasn’t there it’s my fault and she still stuck. I am going up there in about two weeks and...
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    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Yes snow country on salmon river thank you, and it is the snowbelt ,were gonna make an attempt to head up Christmas week , my friend is on vacation, ill take a day off and someone on this forum was generous enough to offer some help, hopefully we can get it out. Just get it moved over. It’s...
  6. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    I recently purchased a property. I don’t believe she’s wet all the time was plenty dry in the summertime and our intentions are to put some stone over there . and all over the area so we could place a couple of campers.
  7. J

    Does 3.9 cummins have glow plugs ?

    Its in pulaski new york , richland
  8. J

    Does 3.9 cummins have glow plugs ?

    I don’t believe so , my 97 ram 2500 has those grid heaters I remember doing some work on the grid heater wires or shall I say cables a couple years ago?
  9. J

    Does 3.9 cummins have glow plugs ?

    Not really done any work to it yet , i sent someone there to get it out with a dozer , I don’t think he’s too bright. Property is like 5hrs away . He said he could get it out . I figured by the time I get up there I spent 200 in fuel to get there in the day driving it would’ve been cheaper to...
  10. J

    Does 3.9 cummins have glow plugs ?

    I was wondering I was told it doesn’t have glow plugs. It’s an 83, 580e It does not have a block heater , it doesn’t want to start in cold weather and I was told by the person I purchased it from that he could not start it in the cold weather. It also does not have the ether bottle option. I’m...
  11. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Yeah , im not a bachoe operator, just bought this to do things to a property my friend and I split up In Pulaski New York, we been fishing up there for 20 years and wanted something on the water ant this property we ended up buying. Needs to be leveled and a few dump trucks of stone to be able...
  12. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Newark New Jersey
  13. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Like I said, they said they couldn’t get it started by the way I’m going up there with Either, tools generator, bullet heater , fuel filters , fuel shut off solenoid, lift pump and diesel and batteries, I will get that machine running! and once I do, I’ll lift her up if nonetheless get wood...
  14. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    I think he brought the tiny excavator , just got to get up there myself, if I was getting paid to get a machine out I think I would’ve called and said I can’t get it started before I left and said I couldn’t get it started . My bad for trusting that they would get it done waste of $400. I was on...
  15. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    What is easy for you , obviously is not for me , just as i would say in my trade, loading 35 loaded shipping containers on to a ship on a windy day is also easy as some guys can load 10-12 per hr depending on wind condition and ship bay placement
  16. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Ok , and i always take the battery with me home so shes charged
  17. J

    Stuck in mud best ways to get out

    Thats what my buddy who fell said , thats what we’re going to end up doing, will bring the bullet heater generator for oil pan some either and do it when ground is frozen , i think they got it out of the hole , the right front tire looks up
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