John Deere 300-B | Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki | Fandom Just have to clean off any soft-metal transferred from the bearing shell to the crank journal. The flywheel can turn with difficulty. Can't say I've ever seen that happen on a Dubuque tractor. "@type": "InteractionCounter", The flywheel can turn with difficulty. I've got a 300 sitting in my shop right now - it's a 1968 model with Tractor serial # T4P1C 076470T and engine serial # M41TP 117367T. "description":"Discussion of JD 300 in the John Deere Tractors forum followed by comments. "url": "https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/graphics/smllogo.png", I don't find it surprising at all. Deere parts are available many places - there is NO shortage new or used. I've got a 300 sitting in my shop right now - it's a 1968 model with Tractor serial # T4P1C 076470T and engine serial # M41TP 117367T. Remember the side to side play in the rod? (approx.) There is a brand new window for the driver side rear of the cab that also comes with it but is not installed yet. That $3500 junker makes the 300B with only 2700 original hours and new tires I saw advertised sound like a real deal.They wanted $7850 I think. With differences in later 300s, at some point the 300 got a four cylinder engine instead of the three cylinder - I know the 300D is four cylinder. jdemaris said: If so I'd suspect a spun/galled main bearing. Any idea what could cause it? By the way, if I gave you a VIN number would you be able to decipher model year. I at least keep it under cover. The oil pump is also still attached. If it's cracked in front where the front loader bolts on - I've seen many that are patched up - but that's never going to be as strong as original unless you add some extra side-frame supports. Has anyone experienced this type of problem? I think, for the most part, the days of $1000 beat-up but running backhoes are gone. Deere parts are available many places - there is NO shortage new or used. As to giving links to websites with parts - try this site for one. I just offered $2500 for a 300 with hoe that had a blown engine. Find John Deere 300D Loader Backhoe for Sale . 300 is a very well built machine - basically just an Ag. I took the head to a local machine shop and had them do a valve job. When I got it home and did a compression test, one of the cylinders had no compression, one half and one full compression. If caught before run too much - it's possible there is little to no crank damage. Let me know if you need pictures, video, or more information. { The flywheel can turn with difficulty. I have the same tractor/backhoe and experienced the same problems with starting. The oil pump is also still attached. Still had to purchase six mounting plates, a closed center conversion valve and supply-return hose/fittings. One day he said he needed it and came and got it back. Seems you can't lose unless you dump $10,000 into it and then sell it for $5000. Is it possible to get the crankshaft out without spiting the tractor? 3)Weight of machine (transporting may be an issue) I am greatful for the offer from him … Buy It Now. This is the complete operator's manual for the John Deere 300 backhoe and backhoe loader. I just offered $2500 for a 300 with hoe that had a blown engine. My uncle has told me that when I am done with it that I can sell it or give it to a neighbor. Swing-around seat available for use with 92 or 9250 Backhoe. Buy with confidence our new, used, rebuilt parts come with our one year warranty. We put it on with all new gaskets and checked the compression... it was up to spec. So I don't think I have to worry about him wanting it back. "dateModified": "2014-10-07", They said they parked it 3 years ago and everything was working at the time. May be used in conjunction with John Deere backhoes, mowers, and landscaping equip-ment. I've come across several beat-up used hoes recently - JUST the backhoe attachments themselves - and they were priced over $2000. I found the following kit and bearing. I paid over $4,000US for a complete model 10A backhoe to use on my 1640. Same problem, but I was able to verify that the crank shaft also moves slightly. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Parts are easy to get, new and used. 1993 John Deere 300D Backhoe. Now when I try to start it the solenoid engages and the starter attempts to turn. Some of the specilaty parts may be found new and used ? That $3500 junker makes the 300B with only 2700 original hours and new tires I saw advertised sound like a real deal.They wanted $7850 I think. John Deere JD 300 Loader/Backhoe. As to giving links to websites with parts - try this site for one. 2)pin and bushings in hoe are loose (easy to find parts?) Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. The first 300s have three cylinder 152 diesels or 135 gas engines. This unloads the hydraulic pump so it is easier to start.. Once it starts , turn the tee back out till it stops.. Deere 300B, Fords, JCBS, Case 580s, etc. "@id":"https://www.yesterdaystractors.com/cgi-bin/viewit.cgi?bd=jd&th=247555", With later model hoes - e.g. Said I could use it though. Technical manual includes complete technical information, special instructions for repair, technical specifications, detailed illustrations and diagrams, special instructions on installation, troubleshoot and any additional information for John Deere loader and backhoe loader. Thanks for the advice. 2013 JOHN DEERE 310SK 4x4 Loader Backhoe. Parts for John Deere 300 industrial equipment for sale at All States Ag Parts. Did you find any coolant in the oil-pan when you pulled it off? 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