New performance Selene restoration

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New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:28 pm

Well, finally got round to putting a splash of colour over the old girl so I thought I would share some pictures

After numerous repairs, new tyres and tin work as the originals were rotten

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby county654 » Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:04 pm

I love those tractors :clap:
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby janus » Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:00 pm

it looks great :buddies: :clap: :clap:

good job scoobyjim

what tyre sizes you have on the roadless ?
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:57 am

They are 16.9 30 on the back and 9.5 24 on the front.

Spoke to john bowen and my tyre man and they said it was correct.
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:17 pm

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby oehrick » Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:48 pm

Thats coming along nicely Jim :clap:
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:30 pm

Assembly started, a lot of the little pieces finished and ready to be fitted

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby BearCreek Majors » Tue Aug 26, 2014 1:23 pm

She's looking good Jim!!
Did yours still have the lock for the brake pedals usable?

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:27 pm

this one hasn't got one. it has the transmission handbrake only. I have a breaker with those pats there.
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby BearCreek Majors » Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:08 pm

I'm not sure if Selene ever made the parts to make the brake pedal locks operational, I have never seen any.

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby d.andersen » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:09 pm

nice job and nice tractor , could you you maybe
tell me how wide your axle is between the wheel hubs ?
And maybe some more pictures of the front axle
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby janus » Sat Aug 30, 2014 9:11 pm

it looks great scoobyjim

do you have pictures of transfercase ( gears inside transfercase), and maybe differential in the rear end :scratchhead:

and i'm curious what is stamped in your transfercase ? ( see picture ) :scratchhead:

yes i know i ask a lot of questions :D

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:02 pm

Hi yes mine has that plate but will have to check what is written on it.

I have no pictures of the inside, and no im not taking it apart to check :lol:

Ill also check the axle width first chance I get
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby scoobyjim » Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:24 pm

Here is the finished article. Hope you like.

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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby frode » Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:43 pm

You can be proud! Very nice!! :-)
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby henk » Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:46 pm

Looks like new. :clap: :beer:
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Re: New performance Selene restoration

Postby ford5000y » Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:23 am

I'm going to paraphrase Richard Hammond from Top Gear-Burma special:

"The ugly ducking has become a swan"

Very good job indeed!!!! :mrgreen: :clap:
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