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Old 16-08-2011, 23:59   #1
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Question John Deere 'Special Tools' Needed Urgently

I am trapped in a poor anchorage in Tarawa, with a dead John Deere 4045TFM50..I have to remove the Timing gear cover and John Deere have basically abandoned me..I need special JD tools to remove the integrated cam shaft oil seal and wear sleave before I can remove the timing gear cover..John Deere cannot sell them to me for three months!!!..I have been here now for five weeks chasing a seized injector pump shaft in the timing gear...I need to BEG , Borrow, Steal or buy these special tools from anyone???..fingers crossed...4500 Japanese and 1600 Americans Died here on this little 1.6mile by 1/2 mile island during the war...Now I am fighting a new battle just to get mobile again...I loved my John Deere, but this is rediculous!!..the blog of the drama is at www.bluetreasure.me

HELP???....thanks...Don
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Old 19-08-2011, 02:26   #2
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Re: John Deere 'Special Tools' Needed Urgently

Can you give more details of the parts you need to remove, and the tools?
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Re: John Deere 'Special Tools' Needed Urgently

Don - Are you really trapped? You have a mast and some sails. In a few weeks you could sail to a much more supportive place. Even at your typical 2kt speed much distance could be covered instead of languishing on that depressing atoll.

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