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Wiring diagram scan is available on this site, along with the TM’s.Does anyone have the wiring diagram for the keyed switch on the dash? The key was broken off in the switch and the switch was removed. I will be repairing it the right way when when I can find an appropriate switch, but I would like to come up with a work around for now.
I see it didn't take you long to find one. That looks like a very nice unit. I don't know if you are aware, but the ignition switch doesn't take a normal key. The key is more like a key blank. You can turn the switch with a screwdriver, etc. I've seen new switches at EI and also on Ebay. If you replace the switch, you can also get one with a real key. Did your SEE come with the hydraulic tools? Does it run well and everything work? I'd like to see it sometime since we are neighbors.
Tool Boxes are empty. The batteries were dead so I will see if I can charge them before buying replacements, hopefully I'll get it started today. You are more than welcome to come check it out.Did your SEE come with the hydraulic tools? Does it run well and everything work? I'd like to see it sometime since we are neighbors.
Just a bit of self-clearancingA gentle PSA, remember to always close the toolbox lids before driving. For some reason, I keep forgetting and the tire lug contacted the lid, bending it so it won’t close. I don’t recall if it was a problem with the 12.5R20’s, but I think it could be worse because the lid will hang lower, making it more likely to wedge rather than popping up and down out of the way.
I intend to drill a small hole and add a cable so the door doesn’t open beyond 90deg
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What kind of batteries did it come with? If they are Hawkers and appear to be dead, there is a good chance they can be resurrected, but it takes a special technique.Tool Boxes are empty. The batteries were dead so I will see if I can charge them before buying replacements, hopefully I'll get it started today. You are more than welcome to come check it out.
In theory all of the FLU front implements will swap between each other, toolboxes on the rear notwithstanding. Thus far only photos I have seen are of 2 of the HME dozer blades on the FLU. It should not take long to figure it out. You could use the bucket on the SEE to help remove the forklift from the HMMH, then remove the loader from the SEE and see if the HMMH can attach to it.I have a pressing need for a log grapple.
My SEE, aside from needing serious TLC now (I've used it a lot for digging and snow removal, 4WD down), lacks both the extra hydraulic circuit for a grapple, and a front-suspension lockout.
My HMMH is pristine (except the leaky crane-boom seal is now blown, crane down), has the extra circuit I need (red button for rotating the forklift can run the grapple), and the suspension lockout.
Can I swap out the forklift on the HMMH for the loader on the SEE?
Studying the schematics, it looks to me like I'd just need one custom hydraulic hose for the grapple, the rest is nuts-and-bolts...
Quite possibly, but the SEE is getting old and tired; the HMMH has like, 160 miles and 700 operating hours on it, post-rebuild at Red River.It'd be quicker and easier to add an electrically operated splitter valve to the SEE, wouldn't it?
Then you'd have the same functions on it as on the HMMH.
Good point, but the woodlot is relatively flat and non-muddy. Maybe 200 yards from the stockpile to the firewood processor. Plus, once the crane's back online, it can stack the stockpile -- having both functions on one FLU instead of two, has a certain appeal. Then I have some time to fix the SEE, and add the extra hydraulic circuit to run the forklift on it. Making one a forklift/backhoe and the other a loader/crane would actually be more efficient for my purposes.Whether you should is another question, as pointed out by FluFarm. I personally think I would keep the HMMH on flat ground and take the SEE to places where you are hauling logs. The backhoe can help drag you out if you get stuck.
Another thought. Over the years I have used that extra circuit twice on the HMMH. In other words, do you really need it?...and add the extra hydraulic circuit to run the forklift on it.
I use it all the time for the forklift, most recently when taking delivery of a new Ariens Pro 28" EFI/hydro snowblower and an 8' Fisher HD2 plow for my Dodge. Had to fetch them from down on the highway and bring 'em up my twisty steep side-sloping driveway. Needed to rotate the forks about 15* each way to keep the pallets level.Another thought. Over the years I have used that extra circuit twice on the HMMH. In other words, do you really need it?
Without locking out the front suspension, picking up a load on the HMMH forklift lowers the suspension before it lifts the load; opposite happens when unloading. Plus, the load bounces if you go over a bump (or hit the brakes). I personally hate all that, YMMV.Same with the locking front suspension, come to think of it. An interesting novelty that I forgot all about.
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