Forest Tractor construction

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Forest Tractor construction

Postby aviator » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:25 pm

hi! I am Finnish old tractor enthusiast. Now the project is the year model of the Super Major -62 Construction of forestry. The tractor has stood for years in the woods because it had lost oil pressure and as a result, the crankshaft bearings had cut up. The link below can monitor the progress of the project. Shall always be there when I add photos.
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Postby Tiger » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:41 pm

Nice project, Good luck 8)
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Postby John-Paul » Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:06 pm

Hieno projekti!

Terveiset Etelä-karjalasta :D

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Postby Dandy Dave » Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:31 pm

That is the way I usually find an old tractor, abandoned in the forest. :wink: Looks like you have your work cut out with the motor problems. It will be worth it in the end though. At least the sheet metal looks good. :D Dandy Dave!
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Postby aviator » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:02 pm

Dandy Dave wrote:That is the way I usually find an old tractor, abandoned in the forest. :wink: Looks like you have your work cut out with the motor problems. It will be worth it in the end though. At least the sheet metal looks good. :D Dandy Dave!
True. Most laborious projects are the old machine, but still very interesting :) . I added pictures of disassembled engine.
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Postby Dandy Dave » Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:02 pm

Number one rod needs to be turned on the crank, and number two looks a little ruff also. Did it spin number one bearing in the rod? Have you discovered why it lost oil pressure? Dissasemble the entire oil pump and look for trash in the bypass valve and seat. Dandy Dave!
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Postby aviator » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:08 pm

I added a few more picture-engine landings.
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Postby aviator » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:14 pm

Dandy Dave wrote:Number one rod needs to be turned on the crank, and number two looks a little ruff also. Did it spin number one bearing in the rod? Have you discovered why it lost oil pressure? Dissasemble the entire oil pump and look for trash in the bypass valve and seat. Dandy Dave!
Yes, the rod bearings had gone far to overlap. Oil pressure was also found lack of solution. Annual oil pump relief valve when the pump was not able to generate pressure. As a result, the bearing was damaged
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Postby aviator » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:55 pm

I added pictures harvested from the engine and engine trials.
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Postby Tiger » Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:59 am

That was quick, Can you do mine :D
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Postby Dandy Dave » Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:10 pm

You must have had all the parts needed on the shelf and ready to go. Half the battle is getting the parts. Are you going to clean it up and paint it now, or just put it to work? :) Dandy Dave!
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Postby aviator » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:27 pm

I added pictures accompany Major stern loaders.
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Postby aviator » Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:31 pm

Tiger wrote:That was quick, Can you do mine :D
Quite rapidly around the engine was not ready :) . I have started a project a little earlier, and I put the pictures of these first time at a fast pace as soon achieve real-time.
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Postby aviator » Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:47 pm

Dandy Dave wrote:You must have had all the parts needed on the shelf and ready to go. Half the battle is getting the parts. Are you going to clean it up and paint it now, or just put it to work? :) Dandy Dave!
Even before I made the decision that the dismantling of the engine change of the engine containing almost all the parts, so I bought them in advance. And machined crankshaft cover. So the engine came as the model year 2010 :) . Tractor to install new electricity yet, and I paint it, but not yet. Now, when the engine is in order, to match the tractor cabins, and build the external hydraulics. Speaking of painting, I am interested to paint a tractor-American colors. Ie the wheels, bow, bonnet, fuel tank and instrument panel of cream color. I have seen only pictures of a painting, so it would be nice to read opinions about it
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Postby aviator » Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:53 pm

A few pictures from the forest's future on the tractor cab.
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Postby aviator » Tue Jan 19, 2010 5:58 pm

Pictures from the back of the head of the tractor for dismantling.
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Postby Dandy Dave » Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:39 pm

Do you have more days that are cold, than warm where you are? Just wondering why you are installing the cab. Dandy Dave!
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Postby Foxen » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:30 pm

Dandy Dave wrote:Do you have more days that are cold, than warm where you are? Just wondering why you are installing the cab. Dandy Dave!


He's from Finland(I'm from Sweden) and when it gets cold here it usually doesn't stop at "It's a wee bit cold today" but rather "Hell froze over"... A cab kind of protects you from both the forces of nature and in the event of a roll-over you won't be squashed... ;)
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Postby aviator » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:42 pm

Aft enclosure cleaned.
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Postby aviator » Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:43 pm

Than just about at that Foxen said. Although a few past year has been warmer than here in the south-west coast, so this has been a very cold time. Here in the south-west coast has been a -9 F, but now has only 3 F :) . When the cab yet equipped with a good heater, so it is fine to do forestry work
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Postby aviator » Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:25 pm

Pulley flange of the site.
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Postby aviator » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:40 pm

Cap edits.
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Postby aviator » Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:55 pm

Ordination to the tractor cab.
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Postby Tiger » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:41 pm

Still a very nice project but Why would you want to put a cab on it. I like the look of them as they are :?
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Postby Foxen » Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:26 pm

Tiger wrote:Still a very nice project but Why would you want to put a cab on it. I like the look of them as they are :?


Read my post and his a couple of posts above...
Essex Lily - Super Major -62 (No. 1618924)
Mr Fordson - Super Dexta -64(dad's)
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