Cooling System Remove the radiator cap slowly after
the engine has reached normal operating temperature
When prolonged engine idling is
and check the engine coolant level. The coolant level
necessary, maintain at least 800 rpm.
should be near the top of the opening. If necessary, add
clean soft water or a high boiling point type antifreeze.
To stop the engine.
To move machine forward.
13. Move the forward-reverse lever to neutral position.
7. The rotor must be in the raised position (off the
Move throttle lever to idle. Let engine idle a few
ground). Pull the hood and rotor lift lever back until
minutes to lower engine temperature. Lower rotor and
rotor and hood clear the ground, then release lever to
hood assembly by pushing hood and rotor lift lever until
rotor and hood rests on the ground. Stop the engine by
pushing the shut-down lever "in." Turn ignition key to
8. Place the high-low traction drive lever in either the
"off." Depress brake pedal and depress brake pedal
working range (low) or traveling range (high).
9. Advance throttle lever so the engine speed is
approximately 2000 rpm.
In an emergency or if after pushing the shut-down lever
"in," the engine continues to operate, the emergency
10. Move the forward-reverse lever forward a slight
pull stop may be pulled to stop the engine. This control
amount until the machine begins to move forward. The
cuts off the air to the engine. Do not try to restart again
further forward the lever is moved, the faster the
until the cause for the malfunction has been found and
machine will travel. Hydrodynamic braking will be
corrected. The air shut-off valve located on the blower
experienced as the lever is returned to neutral. In high
air inlet housing must be reset by hand, by pushing
range, some noise may be experienced during
handle "in" until it is latched.
merely high pressure relief valves bypassing as is their
CAUTION: The emergency pull stop should
function. After momentum is obtained, the noise will
only be used to stop the engine in an
cease. If the grade or rolling resistance is too great,
emergency as damage to the blower seals
shift to low range.
To move the machine backward.
All rotor depth adjustments should be made with the
11. Bring the machine to a stop by moving the forward-
machine setting on a hard, level surface.
reverse lever back against the stop and use foot brakes
It is presumed that the operator is familiar with the
controls and the hood skis are attached.
12. Lift the lock-out pin knob and move the forward-
reverse lever backward until the machine begins to
1. Lower crane until the crane lifting ram is completely
move in reverse. The further the lever is pulled
collapsed and the crane will then be in a horizontal
backward the faster the machine will travel.
The machine has an engine governed speed of 2000
2. Adjust depth control caps (one each side) to the
rpm. The speed of the Pulvi-Mixer is infinitely variable
desired depth (D). (D) would be from the bottom of the
in forward or reverse between the limits of 0 to 2-lh mph
depth control cap to the top of the rib of the hood.
in working range (low) and 0 to 15-,1 mph in traveling
range (high). The machine must be stopped before
3. Position the rotor depth cap so the distance between
shifting the traction drive lever into the working or
the bottom of the cap and top of the traction spring is
equivalent to the rotor depth (D).
Caution must be exercised during this familiarization
4. Adjust hood lift cap to top of bar for material mixing.
period as the controls may seem quite different from
(Adjust lift cap down as required when aerating or
conventional machines. The foot operated clutch has
working on rotor.)
no control over forward or reverse movement.
5. Adjust the hood tilt adjusting bolts (each side) so the
Avoid Unnecessary Engine Idling
skies have approximately 2" clearance from the surface
During long engine idling periods, the engine coolant
to the front of the ski surface where shown.
temperature will fall below the normal operating range.
The incomplete combustion of fuel in a cold engine will
The results of the above adjustments should give the
cause crankcase dilution, formation of lacquer or
depth desired. The depth should be checked by actual
gummy deposits on the valves, pistons and rings and
measurement of the cut when the machine has
rapid accumulation of sludge in the engine.
processed 10 to 20 feet of material. Check as follows: