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by Wee59dexta
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: Vintage Tractor Run. Castlederg, Northern Ireland
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Vintage Tractor Run. Castlederg, Northern Ireland

Here's a video of our local Vintage Tractor Run, Castlederg, Co Tyrone. 16 miles of countryside featuring quite a few Fordson tractors. Organised by Derg Valley Vintage Club and Porter Trailers. Took place 19th September 2020 in aid of Marie Curie Cancer research. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature...
by Wee59dexta
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: Trailer hitch query for you welders out there
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: Trailer hitch query for you welders out there

Hi Jerry, some more pictures I took this morning: https://i.postimg.cc/FRMXVb7V/IMG-20200904-074808639.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/59QxQy6m/IMG-20200904-074759641.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/fydZG26P/IMG-20200904-074754345.jpg Thanks for the great tip and I do have a trailer licence having owned a caravan...
by Wee59dexta
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: Trailer hitch query for you welders out there
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: Trailer hitch query for you welders out there

Thanks Jerry and Emiel. There are nyloc bolts securing the d20 hitch to the plate, but I'll get more pics up in the day light. I take both your points regarding the jockey wheel bolts. I now can assume it's an old braked coupling hitch someone welded on to manufacturing costs when a 2 bolt hitch sho...
by Wee59dexta
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: Trailer hitch query for you welders out there
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Trailer hitch query for you welders out there

https://i.postimg.cc/cKwvYpdR/received-822478068285693.jpg At times of stress I always find the help here amazing. I wonder if you experienced welders out there could help me out? I recently purchased (on impulse) a 6 X 4 car trailer for the garden and the odd skin run behind the car / Dexta. I lik...
by Wee59dexta
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Rare dexta handbrake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6823

Re: Rare dexta handbrake?

Can anyone tell me type of.pin fastener attached the handbrake thumb pawl to.the shaft please?

Cheers in advance
by Wee59dexta
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: throttle control lever
Replies: 7
Views: 5038

Re: throttle control lever

Thanks Mike
by Wee59dexta
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: throttle control lever
Replies: 7
Views: 5038

Re: throttle control lever

Do you know what size of roll pin to attach the throttle lever?
by Wee59dexta
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous topics
Topic: Great news - Update
Replies: 14
Views: 10343

Re: Great news - Update

Loving the new Site guys. Thanks for all your hard work and selfless commitment!

Will
by Wee59dexta
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Rare dexta handbrake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6823

Re: Rare dexta handbrake?

Hi Charlie, many thanks for your efforts (I pm'd you by the way). Although I haven't been on the forum for a while I want to put on record I appreciate your time and consideration.

Will
by Wee59dexta
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Upgrading Dexta Handbrake
Replies: 11
Views: 1574

Re: Upgrading Dexta Handbrake

Mike, Thank you so much for this post. I've the exact same pawl set up as your (59 Dexta) however my pawl is very badly worn. I've been trying to look for a replacement for years but to no avail. I am definitely now interested also in converting to a handbrake. Thank you Mervyn for the advice. I've ...
by Wee59dexta
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Early Dexta Handbrake Pawl/Lever and Bonnet stay.
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Early Dexta Handbrake Pawl/Lever and Bonnet stay.

Hi All,
I'm looking for the early type Dexta handbrake ratchet and pawl (I believe this is what it's called). I have the ratchet that bolts onto the side, but I don't have the wee lever.

I'm also looking for a bonnet stay?

Thanks in advance,
by Wee59dexta
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Rare dexta handbrake?
Replies: 13
Views: 6823

Re: Rare dexta handbrake?

Hi All. My handbrake is the early pawl type as pictured above in Charlie63's post, the 58 model. I have the pawl but not the lever with the thumb handle. Does anyone know where I can purchase this or indeed who can make one?

Thanks
by Wee59dexta
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Underslung or Vertical Exhaust?
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Underslung or Vertical Exhaust?

My silencer tip is the standard height I'm sure. Thats a very good point. I think maybe it's more that I prefer the look and it would make mine that little bit different at shows etc.
Thanks for your reply!
by Wee59dexta
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Underslung or Vertical Exhaust?
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Underslung or Vertical Exhaust?

Hi all. I've been on a few road runs this year. The longest being a 40 mile all round journey to a show. Now, I got thinking after experiencing the familiar taste of diesel fumes on my teeth for about an hour wether or not a downswept exhaust would result in a nicer drive? I have to admit, as a matt...
by Wee59dexta
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Dexta Clutch Pedal and PTO Selector Shaft Plate
Replies: 5
Views: 3692

Re: Dexta Clutch Pedal and PTO Selector Shaft Plate

Image

How can it be soon difficult to upload a picture?! :curse:
by Wee59dexta
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Dexta Clutch Pedal and PTO Selector Shaft Plate
Replies: 5
Views: 3692

Dexta Clutch Pedal and PTO Selector Shaft Plate

https://www.flickr.com/photos/skidancer/5679647608/in/album-72157626504221867 https://www.flickr.com/photos/skidancer/5679647608/in/album-72157626504221867/ Image will not upload automatically. Click on the link to view in Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/skidancer/5679647608/in/album-721576265...
by Wee59dexta
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Number plate bracket, and rear lamp cable routing
Replies: 2
Views: 1809

Re: Number plate bracket, and rear lamp cable routing

Hi. There are two brackets on my 1959 Dexta. One on the right to hold the light aswell and one on the left. I'm not sure about the cabling. I did mine under the left hand foot plate and joined it their to the rear lights wires which i ran down the inside of both wings.
by Wee59dexta
Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Super dexta stickers/ decals
Replies: 5
Views: 6639

Re: Super dexta stickers/ decals

Thanks Brian!
by Wee59dexta
Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Super dexta stickers/ decals
Replies: 5
Views: 6639

Re: Super dexta stickers/ decals

Did the Early dexta's for example 1959 have the Position Control, Raise Lower stickers?

Thanks
by Wee59dexta
Wed May 27, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta driving slow
Replies: 15
Views: 10691

Re: Dexta driving slow

My apologies there is no 'seal'. I thoroughly cleaned the housing to seat the diaphragm and make a good seal.
by Wee59dexta
Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta driving slow
Replies: 15
Views: 10691

Re: Dexta driving slow

Just spent the day with the Dexta. Took it around this morning for a speed trial - 12mph. Brought Bella back to the garage. removed the pipe from the inlet manifold to the governor at both end and blew with an airline - free from blockages. Checked the oil bath, filter clean and oil clean and at cor...
by Wee59dexta
Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta driving slow
Replies: 15
Views: 10691

Re: Dexta driving slow

pjjms Thanks for your reply. I know that the tacho is inaccurate, using GPS I have a top speed of 12mph. I reckon I have the butterfly fully open, could it be something to do with the governor? cheers
by Wee59dexta
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta driving slow
Replies: 15
Views: 10691

Re: Dexta driving slow

Hi Gents, Very interesting topic. My 1959 Dexta is really slow. When attending road runs other drivers (including dextas) get annoyed at my wee Bella holding them up. I've actually decided to just pull over and head for home. All other tractors including FE35's FE TE20's seem to all be faster than m...