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  1. I'm needing to move it, are there ok to be tow started without damaging anything internally ?
  2. Thanks Andy, Ive had the jump leads on from the sabre to no effect,, i d put a 24 volt supply on the solenoid wire in the engine junction box in case the 20v was a little low but nothing happened not a sound.
  3. The pack is in the 434 so everything plugged in, (70hrs on pack) The battery's are showing 24.5 volts, when the starter switch is operated batteries are showing 23.15 on the multimeter
  4. So, the two large white leads heading off to the starter motor, 1 is a negative, the other carrying 24 volts, in the engine junction box I located the starter motor solenoid wire, when I press the engine starter switch, 19-20 volts runs through this, im thinking it's a faulty starter motor, does everyone agree ? or have I missed something. Andrew
  5. Yes, always something needs doing. gmc needs nothing doing to her, just fixed a oil leak from the transfer box on the jeep, cvrt needs a replacement voltage regulator, when its started from cold it over charges the batteries until I hit the regulator with a hammer then it's ok. Abbot has been restored over the last few months, pack was lifted, new fuel injector pipe fitted as one had necked off at the injector. bought a tidy 434 with 76 hours on the pack 2-3 weeks ago, was very please to find I could change the engine oil filters without pulling the pack out due to there been a
  6. Took some pics of my collection today. Thought I’d share them.
  7. FV 430 pack wanted, must be a good one, also track wanted. 07818817577 Andrew
  8. Was meant be short clip of the abbot firing, cannot seem to load video from iphone
  9. Are military muckabouts 50 cals any better than they use to be? Some time ago they were getting slated because of there build quality. Anyone got one for sale?
  10. After 4 hrs of painting job done.
  11. Will be getting top coat of nato green today
  12. So it's the gearbox that could get damaged though towing, anything in the steering box that can get damaged? Just for future reference in case I needed to recover. Good to know that if I disconnect the prop I can recover with the tractor! Is this right?
  13. Blasting and undercoat, bottom half, top will be done mid week. Were any abbots painted in desert colours? This is the undercoat colour before anyone asks.
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