Nissan forklift w/SD

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Nissan forklift w/SD

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

Ran across this one on eBay just now, doing research on some local used forklifts -- we may buy one for casual safe moving within our warehouse, I'm getting by with a pallet jack for now.

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Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by Billysgoat » 14 years ago

Pallet Jack= :(

Forklift= :D
01 Dodge, (Cummins of course) 350HP daily driver

Planned project: 1950 Willis PU with SD22

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

Forklifts have downsides, too. I can get the pallet jack in places in our warehouse the forklift will not be able to go, no way. But the pallet jack only lifts about 8" max. Trade-offs.
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Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by Knucklehead » 14 years ago

Dig that ultra low ram. Better be sure IT lifts more than 8".
'82 standard cab 3 axle SD22 turbo
'89 int'l 9700 Cummins 444 (855 ci)
'29 HD FD export model

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

I'm not looking to buy that forklift, I have a local supply but was trying to get more info on Nissan forktrucks, when I ran across the one above.

We wouldn't go diesel: we wouldn't run it long enough to warm up, ever, and it would run indoors exclusively.
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Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by philip » 14 years ago

asavage wrote:SNIP- We wouldn't go diesel: we wouldn't run it long enough to warm up, ever, and it would run indoors exclusively.
For all the warehouses I picked up and delievered from/to while driving OTR, I cannot recall a single indoor facility with a diesel forklift. Propane primarily and many electric slip-sheet machines all over the place. Now outdoors, I've seen diesel forks but they were also much larger and fitted with pneumatic tires (car junk yards mostly).

That little Nissan is a bit of an orphan.
-Philip
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1982 Datsun 720KC SD-22

"Im slow and I'm ahead of you"

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Post by welfarewarrior » 14 years ago

my neighbor just got a an older diesel fork. he thinks its an 86, its got the sd25 in it and it needs a complete overhaul. good compression but way too much blow by past the rings so its half torn apart in his garage. its a 7 1/2 thousand lb with a 4 thou lift, pnematic tires no side shift and looks beat up on the outside but decent on the inside.

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Post by philip » 14 years ago

welfarewarrior wrote:SNIP good compression but way too much blow by past the rings so its half torn apart in his garage.
Pistons in SD fours
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1982 Datsun 720KC SD-22

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

An awful lot of forklifts get taken apart and never put back together.
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Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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Post by Knucklehead » 14 years ago

That's because the owners don't have friends to cheer them on. If I didn't have you guys I think my p/u would be the same way.
'82 standard cab 3 axle SD22 turbo
'89 int'l 9700 Cummins 444 (855 ci)
'29 HD FD export model

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Post by welfarewarrior » 14 years ago

well my neighbor just got it running and is driving up and down our cul-de-sac as we speak trying to work out all the bugs. the clutch had rusted to the flywheel so even thought he pressure plate moved the clutch disc didnt .
the hydralics seem to in good working order now that the fluids have been changed and the tranny shifts good. the clutch problem has been fixed but slips abit might be due to all the rust granuals. the engine smokes pretty bad when accelerating or in the higher rpm band (i dont mean alittle smoke i mean it blocks out the sun till it dissapates) but since its only has about an hour of break in since he did the rings and valves that is to be expected.

when he first fired it up the neighborhood was shroud in darkness. but other than that everything seems fine, it starts and runs rough when cold (one bad glow plug) but once warm runs fine. still more tinkering to do but thats the story so far.

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Post by Knucklehead » 14 years ago

I've never done a rebuild that smoked like that.
'82 standard cab 3 axle SD22 turbo
'89 int'l 9700 Cummins 444 (855 ci)
'29 HD FD export model

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Post by philip » 14 years ago

Knucklehead wrote: If I didn't have you guys I think my p/u would be the same way.
:)
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1982 Datsun 720KC SD-22

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