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    Hi, Worked on many of those back in the day. The...

    Hi, Worked on many of those back in the day. The TR was made in 2 capacities 1000# @15" LC. and a 1000# @ 24" LC. which was determined by the thickness of the counterweight. And you could get a...
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    While I would like to help you, my Clark ser.#...

    While I would like to help you, my Clark ser.# directory shows that is most likely a Canadian lot # (1257), my book stops at lot #1225 and that is Mar. 1976. which sounds to me to be too new of a...
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    I have always been under the impression that the...

    I have always been under the impression that the correct water level is about 1/4" above the plates allowing expansion after charging...that was in the "olden days".
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    Being in the 80's it should have a GE SCR, just...

    Being in the 80's it should have a GE SCR, just not sure what series, any Lift Co.should be able to trouble shoot it in short order. It may be worth the time to just get it done rather then put up...
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    That Model truck uses an updraft Carb.

    That Model truck uses an updraft Carb.
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    My Ser.# Book shows that machine to be a 1963...

    My Ser.# Book shows that machine to be a 1963 MOD. that 7-83 which is stamped by the dealer before delivery is probably to be 7-63 which would be July 1963. Any C20 or C25 Mod. with a lot #550 carb....
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    I would first check the condition of the inside...

    I would first check the condition of the inside of the gas tank and see if it is rusty as many dealers did not put any oil in them to stop that condition?
    If you list the ser.# I will be glad to...
  8. FYI: Unit was built between 59 and 1962.

    FYI: Unit was built between 59 and 1962.
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    You might try using a standard 12v auto charger...

    You might try using a standard 12v auto charger and charge 6 cells at a time for a few hours to just get enough charge to offset the no reading to allow your lift charger to reset and do its job.
  10. Thread: Towmotor advise

    by bigais
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    IMO:I would pass this by as I'm not aware of flat...

    IMO:I would pass this by as I'm not aware of flat head Ford 6 engines used in Towmotors, however been away from Towmotor Corp. since 63'.Won't be easy to get parts for either way.
  11. Ser.# Should be stamped on the top rolled edge of...

    Ser.# Should be stamped on the top rolled edge of the frame on right or left side where the side doors open Like CY60-70-or 80, depending on capacity. If 6 cyl. Cont.CY, If Perkins will be C500...
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    It most likely is the GM engine but I forgot the...

    It most likely is the GM engine but I forgot the series,but that should get someone else's brain in gear? Sorry about that!
  13. Hi, If you know the brand of rack, contact them...

    Hi, If you know the brand of rack, contact them or the local dealer and you can order extension kits at a nominal cost. It's done all the time. Not a big deal.
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    Hi, I will try to help, However my memory is a...

    Hi, I will try to help, However my memory is a little foggy on that model as it is over 60+ years since I worked on one of those. That is a Towmotorque....Their
    version of an auto transmission. On...
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    You want a manual for a CF50B which is the Clark...

    You want a manual for a CF50B which is the Clark cushion tire (solid) with a standard tranny with the Cont. 162 or 163? The C500 is the later mod. which has the Clark/Waukesha OHV eng D155G...
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    They make several 3 stage masts that will fit...

    They make several 3 stage masts that will fit that truck, however I'm not sure the aggravation will be worth it as those trucks had a steel backed bronze bushing that went around the differential...
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    The "C" Just stands for Clarklift, The "H" is for...

    The "C" Just stands for Clarklift, The "H" is for Hydracool Clutch which is a standard trans with an oil cooled clutch and the "Y" is a Yardlift designating Air
    or pneumatic tires. MS 68 is the...
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    Just a few things you can work on awhile. The...

    Just a few things you can work on awhile. The Hyd. system used a spec MS68 hyd. oil back then. And any Good engine oil today should do OK. the trans axle should use type A tranny fluid. there should...
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    I'll try to help. The Clark ser#. book says...

    I'll try to help. The Clark ser#. book says Lot#2153 is a C(H)Y-60-70-80 and is a
    1970 to 1971 Series and can be a 6,7 or 8000# capacity, Depending on the first numbers on the plate, which you dont...
  20. You might want to examine the top of the battery...

    You might want to examine the top of the battery for excess corrosion as it has been parked in one spot and and the tar that is used to seal the cells in the battery box is probably swelling and...
  21. Thread: NAMCO Forklift

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    FWIW: I used to sell a similar truck that had...

    FWIW: I used to sell a similar truck that had same specs as Namco when I sold for Clark dealer called Clearr made in Minn. that went bankrupt in 2010. Built both LP and gas standups and battery...
  22. By the ser.# it is a 1973 machine, not that it...

    By the ser.# it is a 1973 machine, not that it helps. Did you open the lower side doors which should have flat head allen screws in them and see if there isnt a GE panel in there?
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    Hi, That sure brings back old memories from my...

    Hi, That sure brings back old memories from my younger days working for a Tomotor Factory dealership in the late 50's. That truck used
    a Monroe system that had a piggyback pump very similsr to the...
  24. Don't have a manual but what is your question or...

    Don't have a manual but what is your question or concern?
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    Do you really mean Y500 or Y50 as the 500 is a...

    Do you really mean Y500 or Y50 as the 500 is a 50000 # cap.truck the Y50 is a 5000# cap.BIG difference?
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