david brown 780

boibach

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I'm looking at upgrade the hydraulic lift arms and levelling box etc. on the 780 to the bigger david brown models type,suitable then to mount a ransomes ts 86 plough ,which model would suit as donor parts,i was thinking 990/996 ? ,sound advice would be appreciated
 

wuddy

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Location
Scottish Borders
I'm looking at upgrade the hydraulic lift arms and levelling box etc. on the 780 to the bigger david brown models type,suitable then to mount a ransomes ts 86 plough ,which model would suit as donor parts,i was thinking 990/996 ? ,sound advice would be appreciated
@Howard150 you have done something with your lift arms haven’t you?
 

Howard150

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Location
Yorkshire
@Howard150 you have done something with your lift arms haven’t you?
Sorry for the late reply. Been out socialising.
Yes. Put 1200 lower links on and a pair of 990 lift links. Messed about with the axle mounting brackets making it so it converges on the front axle centre with a standard 59/86 cross shaft.
Gets the plough a bit further away from the tractor.
Put a weight frame on the front to compensate. Helps when loading up ramps.
Will try to get some pictures later in the week. Tractor and plough away on holiday at the moment!:D
 

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