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What did you take the manifold off with? A sledge?
Lol. No rattle gun. Apparently snapping manifold bolts is common on this engine, as is manifold gaskets blowing...
Had to go shopping for cobalt drill bits and helicoils.
Then take bonnet frame apart to get drill access to rear bolts. So couple hour job turned into a all day job. Ready to put back together tomorrow now

Get ready for pest monitoring, advises PGRO

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has issued new advice to help growers understand the importance of measuring pest populations before any decisions are made on insecticides. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Ahead of the trapping season, the PGRO has produced a new masterclass video to help growers understand how to trap and assess pest populations. The key advice is that using a range of preventative tools will be crucial for farmers looking to reduce cases of pea and bean weevil, pea moth, and silver Y moth this spring, while finding more sustainable ways of farming in line with new agricultural policy, according to the PGRO’s research and...