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John Saeli

01-11-2011 18:55:29




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Put the finishing touches on the 730 tonite. Had to replace a cracked head, never Ether'd or overheated, but anyway's. I let it run to warm up so I could re-torqe & I noticed the rocker arms weren't oiling properly. I pulled them off both heads & discovered they were never assembled correctly at the factory. Oil holes on the wrong side. I'm ashamed I didn't discover it in 1988 when she was majored, then in 2004 when I did a valve job. Will somebody please fire me??!!

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LenND

01-12-2011 14:45:53




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-11-2011 18:55:29  
Hey! You think you are better than the rest of us. Join the crowd. LOL



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j heitkemper

01-12-2011 10:01:53




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-11-2011 18:55:29  
Glad to hear You got her up and going again,, Congratulations ,JOhn ... Re : , my (10 year all apart) 730 gasser had poor oiling capability,,we turned it every which way but loose .. added pint atf and put it to work raking ,,. probably need to take valve covers off and see how shes doing , but that is my favorite feeding and Wood hauler that Always starts , NO matter How Cold it Is ..



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Eric in IL

01-12-2011 07:21:37




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-11-2011 18:55:29  
I ran into the same problem on a Massey Ferguson 65. I did some technical reading in my genuine Massey service manual and my I.T. manual. They disagree on the direction the rocker shaft is installed. Then after looking the shaft over, I found the I.T. to be wrong. The I.T. manual went in the trash can.



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Ande

01-12-2011 06:20:25




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-11-2011 18:55:29  
John,you cant be fired,your the boss,wait,your not the boss,Chris is!



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John Saeli

01-12-2011 11:27:44




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to Ande, 01-12-2011 06:20:25  
Whether she's the boss or not, I let her think so, because "When Mama Ain't Happy, Nobody's Happy"!! Amen???



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Ande

01-12-2011 16:14:11




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-12-2011 11:27:44  
AMEN!



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Lamont

01-11-2011 19:34:07




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 Re: Can't believe what I found!! in reply to John Saeli, 01-11-2011 18:55:29  
Sounds like someone should have been fired LONG before you!



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