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by brockwood
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Moore Loader industrail clutch set up 1963
Replies: 1
Views: 3198

Re: Moore Loader industrail clutch set up 1963

hi mike its not one of moores super heavy clutches or a home brew attempt at it which was to go back to the e27 wet clutch.the woods museum at rupanyup has one and i think barrie m has a flyer on doing it
by brockwood
Fri May 04, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Ford World Series
Topic: Any select-o-speed owners?
Replies: 1
Views: 2295

Re: Any select-o-speed owners?

the early select o speeds workmaster. had a couple of free wheeling gears like an mf muilty power but not by the time of the 5 some thing would have to be broken however the t bars de tents on the valve body is like half a sprocket and can wear flats on the teeth which gives a false netural fixed at...
by brockwood
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Good luck Brian and Oscar
Replies: 27
Views: 19815

Re: Good luck Brian and Oscar

just found this sad but i would offer my thanks have got a lot out of it over the years my thanks to Brian and Oscar b
by brockwood
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: News from Down Under
Replies: 15
Views: 17551

Re: News from Down Under

HI all well the hundredth is over we left Friday at 9.30 arrived 5.30 420 k later 840 the round trip the k series averaged 12 mpg at ninety five k foot welded to the floor its full governing .only trouble was a loose fuel line on it and the clutch playing up in the following ute. We were met at the ...
by brockwood
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: RAF fordson standard N gearbox
Replies: 3
Views: 4093

Re: RAF fordson standard N gearbox

as i understand it and im often wrong there are 4 different gearbox combinations and i have all of them the standard 4.3 and standard 7.7 which is actually about 9 mph thats the front gear set in the gear box also effects reverse the high has a different front plate. then there are the sr or so call...
by brockwood
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: snow motor
Replies: 2
Views: 5276

snow motor

many have probably seen the original film of the snow motor working https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fo31_3UzTTY and a few pictures of those in preservation well one has been restored to working enjoy bj https://www.facebook.com/pg/Fountainhea ... e_internal
by brockwood
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: Fordson N Starting and running problems.
Replies: 2
Views: 3794

Re: Fordson N Starting and running problems.

blocked main jet . leek at the vaporiser plate
by brockwood
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: The Pub 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 42912

Re: The Pub 2017

hi brian you might enjoy this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AojXpg57ujI one of five songs spred through the episode judith in her only ? acting role from an episode of cash and co an Australian western series i was fortunate to once meet gus Mercurio one of the stars of the show
by brockwood
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: The Pub 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 42912

Re: The Pub 2017

as i remember each trailer holds enough fuel for a years running ? there was one good story amongst many one morning on her delivery trip she wouldn't start blocked or frozen fuel filter after three attempts they were out of air which i think was recharged from the engine vir the decompresser its a ...
by brockwood
Fri May 26, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: The Pub 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 42912

Re: The Pub 2017

the article about the timber carriers is great i read it a while ago how ever they were built as straddle carriers for that job i have seen pics from the us of similar using a fordson f power plant . Big Lizzie however was built as the power plant of a go any were road train towing two tanker flat t...
by brockwood
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: fordson standard electric start
Replies: 5
Views: 6465

Re: fordson standard electric start

Hi steve could you post some pictures as far as your question none factory but it can be done
by brockwood
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: The Pub 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 42912

Re: The Pub 2017

not bad i have seen a longer clip with voice over apparently he had a life long interest in steam when the plant railways went to diesel he kept one steam engine in serviceable condition everything had to be able to work
by brockwood
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Rail conversions
Replies: 6
Views: 3287

Re: Rail conversions

Its at the Upper Yarra Museum Address: Old Railway station, Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction VIC 3797 not far out of melbourn
by brockwood
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Rail conversions
Replies: 6
Views: 3287

Re: Rail conversions

heres an other at the yarra vally muesuem its a goer they have a short bit of track for it. It and the marysville are much the same both f/s this one rebuilt in 38 by mm they apear to have reversing diffs there are others about williams town vrhs have no1 in broad gauge http://www.westonlangford.com...
by brockwood
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Fordson F, N and E27N Major
Topic: Steering wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 7225

Re: Steering wheels

hi here i have seen 4 spoke wheel press metal spokes inverted tapering u iron rim inverted c section n/s early e27 3spoke rubber covered mid range and the aluminium on the later
by brockwood
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Perkins l4
Replies: 5
Views: 5552

Re: Perkins l4

i have seen a perkins add in an old power farming offering conversion kits p6 l4 for several diffrent makes and models i know malcolm moore put them in the mk 1 for industral use because the e1a was weeker than the p6
by brockwood
Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: mystery small square bale loader
Replies: 3
Views: 4734

Re: mystery small square bale loader

if all else fails good old powerfarming 68/69 also 67/68 now mines red but the the ford equipment was bought in and there are small difrences so i guess mines original manufacturerImage ? b
by brockwood
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: mystery small square bale loader
Replies: 3
Views: 4734

Re: mystery small square bale loader

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDviW65SCfA

blue tractors out doing the real work ;)
by brockwood
Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: mystery small square bale loader
Replies: 3
Views: 4734

mystery small square bale loader

hi possibly mainly for those in oz my late farther bought this second hand in the early 70/s its been rescued from the scrap pile wondered if any one new who made them or any thing else about them it it appears to be red its mostly there . in operation where looking at it from the front the a frame ...
by brockwood
Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: to good for scrap mm crane aus
Replies: 2
Views: 3498

Re: to good for scrap mm crane aus

made 8500
by brockwood
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Major Hydraulics 'click' off when using log splitter
Replies: 11
Views: 5623

Re: Major Hydraulics 'click' off when using log splitter

i must say i have never seen a control valve without a blow off its often a allen headed stud under a domed nut
by brockwood
Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Stiff steering in reverse
Replies: 3
Views: 2134

Re: Stiff steering in reverse

hi i would go with brians idears also just what pressure are you running i have 45 in mine and the pins on the tie rod ends wear does not worry going ford but back it allows a lot of toe out and that jams the steering
by brockwood
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Difference between Major Diesel, Power Major and Super Major
Replies: 49
Views: 67714

Re: Difference between Major Diesel, Power Major and Super M

farm major aus special basicly power major with mk 2 engine and tin wheels 16/28 sold as mid leval tractor between dexter and pm often speced up to full pm spec including cast wheels had one. farm right not seen in the flesh but common parts book south australian ? broad acre special bigger wheels n...