Bob Knosby Coast International Services. I need to do a brake job on a 40's-50's Towmotor Forklift we're not sure of the exact year. Please mail me when you got one! Towmotor - restauration Here are some pictures of my before- and after forklift. The following are some of the more commonly requested models of Cat forklifts and pallet jacks we carry parts for. I will send you some more pictures of the restoration. Yale forklift service manuals are available for immediate download. Don't know if regular engine manual might cover any special eqpmt Towmotor used; I recall seeing some for Hough installations, don't recall for Towmotor, but there's lots I don't know.
My brother Willem's and his forklift before paintjob. It needs some work on the starter and carburetor but Ive had it running and used it a few times already. It has a Continental F135 motor, we found brakes, transmission and still available through Caterpillar. I do wish it had power steering though. Hoses can be made by any peddler of hose and fittings.
It is a 1966 model 392 with a 112ci continental engine in it. It has a leaf spring type suspension and a cantilever type tilting system. Contact us and we will search our manual sources and direct you to the correct link. This is a real space-saver. I have a late 50's early 60's yale that i also had trouble finding parts for. I think you have another of these one sent by Roger in Arizona. You can pay for your Yale forklift service manual with Paypal or Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
Here are some pictures of the completed project. They are both now in good hands and will have life breathed back into them. I'm sure that drives forum moderators crazy, but having a pool of intelligent reprobates and ne'er do well brains on tap has saved me a lot of time and money over the years. Just wanted to share and say hello from Chico California, and thank you for having such a neat website. Ask me how I know. The difference in some is the material they are made out of. One Fork Lift is for spare parts.
Which Manual Do I Need? I bought it second hand to use on my farm. I sold an old toyota forklift I was using and bought this one because it has a cool look to it and 2 more tires than my old one which means more stability when loading high roof or carrying heavy weight on uneven surface. Seals etc to rebuild cylinders are available from Hercules Hydraulics. I bought it from a scrap yard. This is in service everyday. I found your site while looking for information about Towmotor forklifts. Hi Geert, I have the Tow Motor and Plan on Restoring it this winter.
The cups take up a lot just keep the stones wet and moving and I'm sure you know that. He got it running and uses it - for example for moving this 'frozen' Datsun forklift! But after a lot of restoration-work I think I can show you the good results! Funny you mention that, one thing I've observed is that folks who are proficient in a certain craft often have damn good insight into other things might surprise you, it's remarkable. A heavy machine with minimal dimensions - perfect for moving and installing equipment in factories. That was about seven years ago. On my website: - - - - - - My brother and I with my brothers antique Towmotor.
My little TowMotor saved my back almost every day. Send by Ed DeVoll - a Texan in the 4th generation. But he bought this Towmotor in 1977! More pics: Proud Towmotor owner Pat Costello, 'Sparky' for friends. This book is a critical tool for operating and maintaining your machine. I am a mechanic in the comercial roofing bussiness and needed a forklift badly. I rescued these Towmotors locally in San Jose.
Unless you have a machine shop, the cost of even minor repairs will easily exceed the value of the lift. I guess brakes would be kinda nice. It is in the Maritime Museum in Brisbane, Australia Dick Bailey Heavy machine Mr Bosma's Towmotor Mr Larry Bosma from Harry's Motors send me this picture. I will send some pictures when I give her the shakedown. How's that as an example for high quality! We would be happy to link to any free download. Yale forklift service manuals - the easy way! Call, email or contact us via our contact form for help finding replacement forklift truck parts.