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Old 17 November 2009, 15:35   #11
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Originally Posted by 9D280 View Post
Oh? I have a dead cylinder to try out - it seems to mechanically "plug'n'play on the current clamp / swivel hardware I must admit I've not tried to play wit hthe hydraulic threads yet......

You're not kididng! (and I had hoped to do so) Maybe need to look into that a bit deeper....
It's the hydraulic line end fittings that are hard to find-I suspect they were only made for this application.
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Old 18 November 2009, 04:23   #12
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Yeah, had a closer look last night - they are quite obscure. IF I can get the rest together, it won't be too difficult to turn up a couple of adaptors to convert the thread to a standard brake hose size. - And there's a load of post bore passage plugs that could be used too (hopefully a more sensible thread on them, but not pulled one out yet)


There is a variant takes the "internal" PTT- but it was only made for a year, so a bit like the proverbial rocking horse droppings.....

The Rams I;ve been offered are still attatched to their original clamp / swivel. The easy answer I supect is lying in a pile of dead engines...... Bottom line is if my swivel bracket fits between those clamps, problem solved. (the powered ram fits my swivel bracket)

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