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by 1962 model
Mon May 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Uncontrollable high revs & black smoke
Replies: 6
Views: 3271

Re: Uncontrollable revs & white smoke

Wen I first read this topic I thought it has to be the governor of pipe leak as has been suggested, this reminded me of a similar problem, that may be of interest. Our 1955 New Major Macomb Moore Grader was purchased with an engine not going and a severely worn crank and big end, we replaced the eng...
by 1962 model
Sun Nov 29, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: malcome moore
Replies: 12
Views: 18491

Re: malcome moore

Thank you for the detail, I know I have drifted off topic, but I do agree I have seen somthing on this before, but was lacking detail. I have all the gear I need Orange N model, ( 1937 ) genuine replacement engine with two engine numbers and starter mounting housing, spare E27N flywheel already out,...
by 1962 model
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: malcome moore
Replies: 12
Views: 18491

Re: malcome moore

Thanks, I would love to see those instruction as I want to put a starter in my N model, I particulaly want to work out how they keep the oil out of the starter motor? I persume they would be using an unsupported bendix spring type one like the old Series 2 Land Rovers? I have a E27N starter, but I d...
by 1962 model
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:42 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: thames steering
Replies: 8
Views: 10297

Re: thames steering

Thank you, From the ones I have it makes yours about mid 1960, but there is a Topic on engine numbers that may be more specific. I have also found in the K series and NC model book that the 660 E is from a 170" 5 ton truck May 1962 - Feb 1965 Mine is block is January i965 660EE13235 I haven't worked...
by 1962 model
Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Which inlet manafold is best to use on 590E?
Replies: 1
Views: 3225

Which inlet manafold is best to use on 590E?

I am looking to find which model has the best inlet manafold to use, indications are that manafolds through to 1981 may fit. I am looking for a Manafold which has a rear facing opening so that I can better match it to the tractor which I am converting to the 590- E engine. I have seen a picture of a...
by 1962 model
Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:06 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Clutch release bearing - can you identify this?
Replies: 4
Views: 4415

Re: Clutch release bearing - can you identify this?

Can you help, I have just purchased a Super Major with a Malcom Moore loader industrail conversion it too has a large thrust bearing that no one seems to be able to match, that sounds to be the same as yours? I would also like to know the position of the grease nipple as the one I have has been alte...
by 1962 model
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: thames steering
Replies: 8
Views: 10297

Re: thames steering

Thank You Steven, The side of the engine has 510E 6015 and a letter which almost matches some of the part book nunbers But it has the 660EE engine prefix, I think that letter is significant as it will indicate batch. I had another look from the water pump hole and it appears to be a wet liner versio...
by 1962 model
Sat Nov 21, 2015 4:09 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: malcome moore
Replies: 12
Views: 18491

Re: malcome moore

Thanks for your comment, seems like something was amis with the numbers. Might be a case to change the published information on the number change period? There was a lag time between skid unit supply to far away places like Australia, and final assembly and while that makes a difference to Australia...
by 1962 model
Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: thames steering
Replies: 8
Views: 10297

Re: thames steering

Hello I have a truck question, I have a few different 590E engines, ( dead and alive ) and the latest date one 5 A 8 is obviously out of a 1965 K series truck. This engine however has an engine number prefixed with 660E. As you obviously have the K series truck how does this compare with yours? My i...
by 1962 model
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: malcome moore
Replies: 12
Views: 18491

Re: malcome moore

Hello Brockwood, I have bought another Malcom Moore loader, it is based on a Super Major January 1963, the engine number seems strange as it does not match any of the published information. It is after the engine number change but has half the old and half the new numbering. C 785393 ( not 08C ) and...
by 1962 model
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: New to this, 6 cylinder engine confusion
Replies: 13
Views: 14605

Re: New to this, 6 cylinder engine confusion

Hello me again, I have pulled down the last 590 - E engine here, and guess what? It is totally stuffed! It has the usual problems of leaky liners and leaking fuel return line, consequently the crankshaft is stuffed! (too far to grind ) on top of this, two of the bores have large cracks between them....
by 1962 model
Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:07 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Moore Loader industrail clutch set up 1963
Replies: 1
Views: 3308

Moore Loader industrail clutch set up 1963

Hello everyone, I have recently bought a Super Major Moore loader which seems to be one of the first with the new 13" industrail clutch. The loader is a mess, being butchered with modifications and bullet holes, which has damaged several componets incuding the gearbox housing, ( which I will be repl...
by 1962 model
Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: E27N steering arms, row crop type wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 2035

E27N steering arms, row crop type wanted

Can anyone please tell me where I can get new E27N steering arms. I have fitted my E27N Malcolm Moor loader with a row crop axle from a E1A, but I need steering arms to suit, or my steering is going to be rather heavy. I do have the steering arm extension from the loader which will make the E1A arm ...
by 1962 model
Sun Oct 05, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining
Replies: 8
Views: 6722

Re: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining

Hello oehreck, the quench method can not only shrink the pin but also bend it and in some other cases ( like a bush it can cause ovality too. I have not comer across an increase in shaft size from the hardening process but then It has been some ywears since I had anything to do with hardening, it is...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Reverse Conversion gearbox
Replies: 7
Views: 7548

Re: Reverse Conversion gearbox

Hello Robert, my son has a Power Major with an engine number just 10 from my Power Major this will form the bassis of the conversion, with a reworked E 27 N diff housing. There was a "Ace loader" made based on a reverse Fordson. So as you see I was planning to use all the good bits from the E 1 A, t...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Reverse Conversion gearbox
Replies: 7
Views: 7548

Re: Reverse Conversion gearbox

hello, my son and I are planning to build a reverse loader, and change the crown wheel, we would have liked it to have a crownwheel steady on the other side, but this is not possible. We are planning to use the E 27N rear housing and low ratio, as it has a higher clutch and brake pedal shaft, we als...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:50 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 590 e engine
Replies: 7
Views: 5956

Re: 590 e engine

Hello Frans, I purchased a siezed 590 E engine for $50, it had layed on the ground for at least 20 years. I removed the gearbox to find that the clutch had disintergraded and jamed the flywheel, when cleaned all the clutch lining out, the engine turned freely, so I had a win! A previous person had f...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: E1A Major 6
Replies: 1
Views: 2218

Re: E1A Major 6

Hello dingbat, your id does not show a country, which may cause some confusion. There seems to be different filters used in different counties. There were Fram, Tecalament and other brands of filter housings used and pipes to these filters varied. Final assembly of both tractors and trucks occurred ...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:33 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: New to this, 6 cylinder engine confusion
Replies: 13
Views: 14605

Re: New to this, 6 cylinder engine confusion

Hello everyone, Please be aware that by fitting new bearings and ground crank, that a problem may be created by excessive loading on the sides of the bearings, ( thats right the sides not the top or bottom ! ) To understand this issue it is necessary to understand how manufacturers produced these an...
by 1962 model
Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining
Replies: 8
Views: 6722

Re: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining

Thanks pat, Being a 1st calss machinist by trade I have done hardening by a few methods including quenching, nitriding & carburising these last couple need intense heat, and carburising takes hours in a furnace, so your suggestion may be well worth trying. Please be aware that during the hardening p...
by 1962 model
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Injection pump bearings
Replies: 5
Views: 4047

Re: Injection pump bearings

Hello Robert, yes you guessed it, the catalogue description stated Injection bearings, and I didn't read the fine print which stated that they were actually for another purpose. The description should have called them Auxillary drive bearings as this shaft not only drives the injection pump, but als...
by 1962 model
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Spool Valves.
Replies: 11
Views: 38084

Re: Spool Valves.

I have been considering this issue myself and I have decided to permemantly block the supply tube from the tapping point at the right hand rear of the seat and the TPL lift handle, ( need to remove the valve body to get it out ) I see no reason why I shouldn't take a supply from this taping point an...
by 1962 model
Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining
Replies: 8
Views: 6722

Re: Front axle pin renewal and casting machining

Yes I forgot the pins in the F would be the same, I don't have that model, thanks for the reminder. Co - incidentally I have two lathes and a milling machine too, but I can't do the case hardening at this stage. Old Hydraulic shafts make good material to make the front casting bushes from, but the r...
by 1962 model
Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: injector filters blockage
Replies: 8
Views: 5077

Re: injector filters blockage

I found one! I have a few injectors here, I screwed out 37 of those distance pieces and found ONE which has a removable brass sleve which is obviously the side filter quoted in the early workshop manuals on page 90. Amoung the rest there were several differences, some had a smaller hole drilled, som...
by 1962 model
Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: injector filters blockage
Replies: 8
Views: 5077

Re: injector filters blockage

I have just learned something too, searching through my Fordson Tarctor club information, an extract from the Fordson factory adment notes say that if injectors are over tightened it can jam the needle, I will check that too when I retorque the head etc, I normally just make them tight, maybe I will...