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by CountyS6
Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 590E engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 16450

Re: 590E engine rebuild

Hi Jan, Nice to there that there is another Fordson based Super 6 in Germany:-) As Matthias mentioned, it is a good idea to get in contact with AT Osborne Ltd.I spoke to them a couple of days ago and Mark told me, that i should look for a number between the engine and the fuel tank. Your's looks lik...
by CountyS6
Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 590E engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 16450

Re: 590E engine rebuild

Thanks Steven for the information. You are observant - the engine no is S513409, built end of 1965, Unfortunately it is a replacement and most other tractor ID indicators are long gone. The rear gearbox block was cast mid 1964, so it is a late model, confirmed by the rear axles, shafts and gears bei...
by CountyS6
Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 590E engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 16450

Re: 590E engine rebuild

Tractor needs a complete rebuild - I'll post non-engine picures in a new thread. Engine ran quite well considering and the camshaft bearings turned out to be just within spec after polishing up, so that was a relief. Next issue was the crankshaft harmonic damper, which had almost no rubber left: htt...
by CountyS6
Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 590E engine rebuild
Replies: 10
Views: 16450

590E engine rebuild

Hello, I just joined the forum after having bought a Fordson Super Major based County Super 6 needing a total rebuild. I need a new set of camshaft bearings and tried the firm ACL mentioned in an earlier post without any luck. Does anyone know of a source for these? I was told brass bearings should ...