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by DextaRab
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!
Replies: 6
Views: 2687

Re: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!

Thanks kiwiland dexta, I see the seal you got was 1/4" wide which is 6.35mm - My piston groove is 8mm (well 7.9mm) Can you remember if your seal filled the groove or was there a gap after you fitted the seal? I know that my old seal filled the groove as it was 8mm wide - Maybe your piston was differ...
by DextaRab
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!
Replies: 6
Views: 2687

Re: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!

The gland with the 'o' ring was definitely fitted by someone as its not original - I now have a new gland seal with the lip but its 7mm thick and doesn't fill the groove in the piston, the groove is 8mm wide and the old seal was a snug fit - Does it matter that the new seal i have is not as thick? A...
by DextaRab
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: replacing hydraulic pump dexta 1958
Replies: 3
Views: 2285

Re: replacing hydraulic pump dexta 1958

Agriline do the gasket @ £4.50 + vat https://www.agrilineproducts.com/parts/hydraulic.html?_=Ford_and_Fordson__Fordson__Dexta You may find it quite tight to get it pulled of the two dowels, I'd spray the dowels with penetrating oil a day or two before starting (especially if its not been removed in ...
by DextaRab
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?

Thanks mathias1,
I've already ordered this one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SAE-20W-Stra ... SwgY9Xdj6H
I hope its ok?
by DextaRab
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!
Replies: 6
Views: 2687

Re: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!

Forgot to mention: The gland is marked RSD 65 73 8 - I'm assuming its 65 ID X 73 OD X 8mm Thick
by DextaRab
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!
Replies: 6
Views: 2687

Dexta Hydraulic Lift Piston - Help!

I am working on my Dexta Lift Cover Decided to change the seal on the piston (gland type seal) and was surprised to find a 'O' ring under the gland type seal, I seem to have the very first type piston (part number 957E 530) Is it still possible to get the seal kit for this piston? OR do i need to bu...
by DextaRab
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?

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by DextaRab
Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

WHICH OF THESE 2 OILS IS BEST?

Which of these 2 oils would you guys recommend for Dexta Hydraulics/Rear axle? I'll go with your preference! Thanks. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SAE-30-Straight-Monograde-Engine-Oil-20-Litre-20L/302002032577?hash=item4650b94fc1:g:E3kAAOSwRQlXdj65 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SAE-20W-Straight-Monograde-...
by DextaRab
Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: DRAFT CONTROL SPRING,BUSH AND SWIVEL QUESTION
Replies: 1
Views: 1237

DRAFT CONTROL SPRING,BUSH AND SWIVEL QUESTION

I have a new draft control spring,bush and swivel for my dexta but i have a couple of questions - The reason being, all of the draft control fittings were not present when i removed my lift cover (i can only assume these were removed by a previous owner/cowboy) 1. Should the bush be a loose fit to s...
by DextaRab
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!
Replies: 3
Views: 1926

Re: Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!

Thanks Mervyn, No joy for that part with Sparex or Agriline - Found a guy in USA who has 3 of them, brand new genuine fordson, Probably the only 3 in the world! Bought one from him and if anyone needs one, well now's the time to get the wallet out - Seriously, these cannot be got anywhere on the int...
by DextaRab
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: VERY RARE DEXTA PART,
Replies: 0
Views: 2380

VERY RARE DEXTA PART,

I've just located very rare Dexta part - DRAFT CONTROL LINK part no. 957E540, This is the link that connects onto the rod at the main draft control spring - Found it in USA and the guy has only 2 remaining if anyone wants one It's a genuine part and is brand new, no others available on the internet ...
by DextaRab
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: WANTED - Draft control link 957E540
Replies: 2
Views: 2029

WANTED - Draft control link 957E540

Would any of you good people have a Dexta Draft control link or link assembly going spare that i could purchase? Part no. 957E540

Thanks.
by DextaRab
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!
Replies: 3
Views: 1926

Re: Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!

Guys, Do you know if this fits the Fordson Dexta?
https://www.malpasonline.co.uk/ItemDeta ... ly&nlurl=1

Cheers!
by DextaRab
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!
Replies: 3
Views: 1926

Dexta Lift - No Qualitrol fittings present!

Working on my lift, Fitted that pin that always seems to cause problems (was totally sheared off) - My question is: There is no Qualitrol fittings at all present in my lift, I think they should be there and must have been taken out by a previous owner? Can i do the lift adjustments without them bein...