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.
The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.
Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).
Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...