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Cummins Fordson

Postby richard the wrecker » Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:39 pm

Here's a couple of pictures of a little project we have done over the winter months. It is a 160hp cummins 5.9. It has got a custom made adaptor plate & custom made flywheel. these are the only pics i have of it at the moment, this was its 1st outing a few weeks ago on a local road run with a few other likeminded idiots!!. 55 of us in total.We covered about 60 miles at a nice steady pace with no breakdowns
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Re: Cummins Fordson

Postby henk » Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:59 pm

Richard,

Very nice job. well done.
How did you solve the triangle problem?
Kind regards, Henk

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Re: Cummins Fordson

Postby BearCreek Majors » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:39 am

Nice! The stack is on the wrong side but I think we can live with that :lol: So…….what color are the grills going to be?

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Re: Cummins Fordson

Postby JC » Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:48 am

I like it! You did a nice job.
I have the complete back half of a Power Major that I'd like to do that to. A 3.9 Cummins probably has plenty of power for a Major, but a 5.9 sounds way better.
Please post more pictures, when you get a chance.
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Re: Cummins Fordson

Postby richard the wrecker » Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:34 am

henk wrote:Richard,

Very nice job. well done.
How did you solve the triangle problem?


Thanks for the compliments, we solved the triangle by fabricating a frame from inside the frame rails that passes very close to the sump to almost keep it from sight. i will get some more photos of it this weekend as we are doing our carnival in the village & there will be several tractors pulling trailers in the parade.

Pat, as for the grilles. they should be blue!!!. BUT me liking things a little different might well have some new ones chrome plated. The jury is still out on that one at the minute.
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Re: Cummins Fordson

Postby richard the wrecker » Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:46 pm

Here's a later pic from Astle Park steam rally in august,now fitted with front grilles in the Correct colour :) :D

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