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by fergusont20
Sat Jun 13, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Purchased New Performance Super Major
Replies: 4
Views: 3580

Re: Purchased New Performance Super Major

The PTO needs to be engaged as the hydraulic pump is driven off the PTO shaft, you'll also need to have the clutch released, It looks like a very good purchase what are you planning to use it for? Cheers Fletch :beer: Thankyou for your comments I have not had the chance myself to get around the tra...
by fergusont20
Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Purchased New Performance Super Major
Replies: 4
Views: 3580

Purchased New Performance Super Major

Hello I wanted to share the picture of this lovely major that we have just purchased: http://i61.tinypic.com/25q9erl.jpg It has a had an easy life and is pretty much orginal, its been in the same family since new. The bonnet guard was used to protect the tractor when driving through woodland and flu...
by fergusont20
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Re: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major pro

2195 ono. Please contact me for more info. 07530 858 991


Thanks
by fergusont20
Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Re: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major pro

Unfortunantly due to personal issues i need to sell this tractor.

Located near burton on trent in staffordshire UK. If anyone wishes to discuss please ring me on 07530 858 991

Thanks
by fergusont20
Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Re: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major pro

Here is a picture of my 6 Pot Major from last saturday. I bought the International 634 shown in the background, and used my Mjaor to tow the 2.9 Tonne beast home

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by fergusont20
Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Putting the tractors away for the winter
Replies: 17
Views: 7489

Lovely photo. I like the look of you selene axled major the best. I too, over the last month have started to prepare some of our tractors for the onset of winter, made sure their is plenty of antifreeze in them and that the batteries are well topped up. Don't want to wake up one morning now I have p...
by fergusont20
Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

I remember seeing a major about 5 years ago with a table made alongside the engine and forwards slightly of the bonnet, housing a sawblade and running off the belt pulley. I remember thinking what a very good idea, you could drive to where you want to cut logs and away you go. Our Mc Connel sawbench...
by fergusont20
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Major Seat Pan Wanted
Replies: 19
Views: 23410

I will be selling the one off my major in a few weeks, just got to buy a suspension seat first
by fergusont20
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Hello A little update :) I am very impressed with the new engine in my major, it starts very very easily and sounds lovely! The fuel usage seems to good to be true though, i filled her up before we went to them two shows, and i have driven her approx 40 miles and used it for several hours last satur...
by fergusont20
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Had one of the trailers behind my Major on saturday morning, we took down two trees and carted the timber back in the trailer. First tree was a nice dead ash tree which we felled with one of the saws and the second tree was a big dead oak, we got a chain around it and tied to the major so that it ca...
by fergusont20
Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Mc Connel sawbench, PTO log splitter and Clarke compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 3401

I spent a long time studying and viewing the Hy crack models, i didnt buy one of them because i wasnt too impressed with parts of their build. The two i had made have thicker sheet metal, a much stronger frame,a thicker shaft to the cone and i had the table made bigger than the hycrack ones as i tho...
by fergusont20
Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:36 am
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Mc Connel sawbench, PTO log splitter and Clarke compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 3401

Mc Connel sawbench, PTO log splitter and Clarke compressor

Hi I have a few items for sale, Mc Connel Pto sawbench - flat belt model,good blade,sliding table and belt ejector,complete with pto shaft, works nicely £650 Clarke compressor - http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/se26c-200-air-compressor I bought this compressor brand new at the start...
by fergusont20
Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Hello everyone I have been very busy with lots of different things and not had any time to get onto here We all rode to two local shows last saturday and sunday on the old tractors and we took the bbq :) At the show on saturday they had a set of balancing ramps, the idea is you drive up one side on ...
by fergusont20
Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Possible V8 project
Replies: 3
Views: 3245

Buy it and try it ! :) Will be an interesting project There was a picture of a Major fitted with a chevy v8 in one of last last months tractor mags, looked very mean with 8 exhaust pipes sticking up!! Is the bellhousing on the v8 engine the same as the trader/2700 series engines?? if not you will ha...
by fergusont20
Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: What colour is original?
Replies: 16
Views: 11647

mine are orange on my major :?:
by fergusont20
Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: 6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 6315

thanks Kev

I will take a look
by fergusont20
Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: 6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 6315

Thankyou all for your help :) It is definantly not the crankseal on the engine because the engine oil is currently black and needs changing, and the oil dripping through the bellhousing is milky,exactly like the oil in the gearbox. I changed all the bellhousing bolts for new ones when I swapped the ...
by fergusont20
Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:03 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: 6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 6315

Thanks, i realise that.

Anyone??
by fergusont20
Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: 6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 6315

Hang on a minute, i have just been reading Brian's oil thread at the top of the page, not sure if it is relevent to the questions i have asked above, but i think i have been assuming what each oil does,incorrectly. I thought on a Major it was engine oil, then gearbox oil,then backaxle oil which oper...
by fergusont20
Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: 6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 6315

6 cylinder with an oil leak, a few questions.

Morning I have posted in this forum and not in my 6 cylinder thread hoping that someone can help me. My major diesel has gearbox oil dripping/flowing through the bellhousing, originally it was overfull with oil, this has now been drained off to the low level, but with the engine running oil flows,bu...
by fergusont20
Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: This and that about Ford 590E engines.
Replies: 389
Views: 371739

Nice pictures pascal

Your rear wheels look very tall, are they 36 or 38 "

Mark
by fergusont20
Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

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by fergusont20
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:31 am
Forum: Fordson Dexta
Topic: Really Annoyed - Nosecone fit!
Replies: 28
Views: 29600

Hi I havnt time at the minute to read the previous posts, but i have had 2 new wings for my massey ferguson 35 from agriline. Their prices are very good, but im afraid the fit and build are poor, my wings are not the best off fit, its a shame we all cant pay a little more and get a far superior prod...
by fergusont20
Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:38 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 150286

Hi Robert I thought you had left the country :) Yes, im using two new stubaxles/kingpins, i havnt given the tracking too much thought as one is facing forward slightly and the other is facing backwards slightly so i just presumed they were ok. When i get the new wheels and tyres on i will measure th...
by fergusont20
Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: This and that about Ford 590E engines.
Replies: 389
Views: 371739

Am i correct in remembering that you took the injector pump off when you were painting the engine block?? Have you retimed the pump since refitting it?? I dont know myself as i have never set the timing on one of these engines and obviously different pumps have different timing marks etc If not set ...