Nice handy loader, check engine mounting area for cracks, it’s a major job to repair these if they’re bad. Engine is bulletproof unless they’re run without antifreeze, then the timing case can rot out from the inside mixing oil and water. Haven’t had to repair any other areas, missed out buying one a while back for handy money. Have you a link to it for pictures?Yeah that’s right.
Well i've got bits of one...
the 520 40 is hydrostatic, it's quite a different machine, because it's on wheel motors rather than axles the access to the cab is more direct. it's straight off the floor you don't have to clamber over the wheel.Is there a difference between the 520-40 and 520-50 in the cabs, I was just looking at them on done deal and the on the 50 you seem to have to climb in over a step
The machine i've got is equivalent to the 515 mini loadall that's the next one down from the 520 40, it's actually the prototype machine for the 515 but it's essentially the same as a 515 but with a few odd prototype parts on it. that's hydro and it's fine in terms of traction, in fact it's amazing how much push it's got for a small machine.Whats d hydrostatic like for traction?
nice tidy loaders. but unfortunately like everything else they all have their problems. been working on a few over last few yrs seen them have bad valves for steering alignment, constant pumping, engine mount cracks just keep an eye on them small things . good build quality all round. very similar to the jcb 2cx in terms of 4 wheel steering and 2cx is way easier to get into!Going to look at a 525-50 farm special tele handler later in the week, anyone on here got one? What are they like? Thanks.