Thanks for the advice
The more I am reading the more I am thinking I will advise he gets someone who is experienced with Manitou to look at it.
My experience is more attuned to Beford TK trucks and D series Fords
Depending on model it might well be exactly the same as your sanderson TL6 but there are far more manitou models using totally different brakes/axles so no point in guessing here with out some machine details.
Simplest / reliable Manitou ever made - bomb proof - pity they are all now high ours and worn out - customers for them every week - worth rebuilding to very good order - then last another 20 yrs with no hassle.
A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.
Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy
On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.
Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...