Saving an OLD Articulated Wheel Loader... Parked for UNKNOWN Reasons! ~ Day 1 ~ Allis Chalmers 645

Will this OLD Loader Start, even TURN over, or is it complete JUNK! I don't know... Let's find out together!

So we're finally onto the second of three machines that we are rescuing from the old farm!

Today's flavor is Articulated Wheel Loader, and it comes in the Butterscotch variety!

This old loader is an Allis Chalmers 645 Wheel Loader with an Allis Chalmers 3500 turbo charged 6 cylinder diesel engine.This machine is probably from the 60's or 70's from what I can tell, but I do not know when it was built at this time.

That's about the extent of what I know about the machine, so let's dive right in and see what it's going to take to get this old beast back up and running once again!

Join me on this journey as we work together to figure out what it's going to take to get this machine back up and running once again! This will be a daily account of the process showing a bit more of what is takes to properly bring this old beast back to life and make it usable once again!

This machine should be a LOT of fun!


Thanks as always for watching and following along with all my crazy adventures here on Salvage Workshop, I TRULY appreciate it!

Please enjoy! I know I did!


0:00 - Video Introduction
0:58 - Checking out a 70's Ford F600 Grain Truck
1:39 - Discovering the Allis Chalmers 645 Wheel Loader
2:11 - a Walk around the AC 645 Wheel Loader
7:05 - Opening up the Engine Bay on the 645
7:51 - Checking out the Allis Chalmers 3500 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine
8:29 - Making a plan!
8:50 - Checking the Oil & inspecting the Engine
12:10 - Checking for Fuel
14:00 - Checking for Coolant
14:47 - Is the engine STUCK!?!
15:36 - Checking for Water in the OIL Pan
16:52 - Making a way to Smother the Engine
17:37 - Hooking up the Battery Pack & Checking for Electrical Issues
19:13 - Trying the Starter / Turning Over the Engine with the Starter
20:13 - Looking at the Injection Pump
22:30 - Repairing the Injection Pump Solenoid Wire
26:14 - Checking the Air Compressor for Oil
27:38 - Let's Try to START the Machine!
29:18 - First Time Firing in over 10+ years!
29:54 - Checking for Fuel at the Injectors
31:09 - Starting it on Ether
32:00 - Removing the Generator to access the Injection Pump Issues
35:07 - What are your thoughts on this old AC 645 Wheel Loader?!?


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