MAINTENANCE SUPPORT DATA
The Auger is designed for use in boring holes in the earth for construction purposes such as fence, power line, anchor
a. General. The Texoma Incorporated Earth Auger Model 254-9, in figures 1-1 and 1-2, is a self-contained, skid
mounted, earth boring assembly, driven by a gasoline engine, Ford Model 200-(GF-6006E). All operations of the boring
assembly are controlled by a hydraulic system. The Auger is capable of boring holes 9 to 24 inches in diameter and to a
depth of 9 feet. The boring assembly can be operated from vertical downward to 60° away from truck, 45° to the right or
left of truck, or 10° toward the truck.
b. Engine. The engine is a Ford Motor Company Model 200-(GF-6006E) in-line, 6 cylinder, pressure lubricated,
c. Transmission. The transmission is a Funk Manufacturing Company Model 4050A055BP, with four speeds
forwarded and reverse.
d. Auger Assembly. The Auger assembly consists of the Auger, kelly bar, final drive assembly, and right angle drive
assembly. Operation of the Auger assembly is controlled by the shuttle control and the hand or foot operated throttle
control. The shuttle is used to engage and disengage the drive assembly.
e. Warning/Safety Devices. The hydraulic system incorporates load look valves on both the elevating and leveling
cylinders. These valves prevent the cylinders from retracting in event of hydraulic system pressure loss.
f. Electrical System. The Auger has a 12 volt electrical starting system.
g. Alternator. The Auger is equipped with water proof gauges and switches. The following instruments are on the
Engine Water Temperature Gage
Transmission Oil Pressure Gage 140 PSI
Transmission Oil Temperature Gage 220°F
Engine Oil Temperature Gage 220°F