Early Manitou Brakes

Vizslaman

Member
Location
Hampshire
I have been asked to look at the brakes on an early Manitou tomorrow (it does not have any at present)

Anybody tell me how the early Manitou brakes operate, are they similar to hydraulic brakes on LGV's
 

Vizslaman

Member
Location
Hampshire
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
 

ACEngineering

Member
Location
Oxon
Until I go and look tomorrow I have no idea as to year and Model (Nor does the owner)

It honestly baffles me how an owner doesn't know what machine they have 🤷‍♂️ Seems plenty of them though:ROFLMAO:

Let me know tomorrow what model it is and serial number of machine, might want serial number of axle too depending on what model it is.
 

Vizslaman

Member
Location
Hampshire
Hi Andrew
Manitou 1996- MLT628 Turbo

Plate Details

MLT628T
S/No 114809
Chassis No. 114809
6310Kgs
78Kw
Tyre Pressure 2.7 2.7

Plate on front axle.
302/279/S-ITA 534069

Fluid appears to be going into front axle casing as you can see the green fluid in the sight glass.

The owner John Cheke will be phoning you.

Many thanks
Tony
 

Sparkplug

Member
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.
 

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