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by fergusont20
Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 11" clutch
Replies: 4
Views: 3888

Give it a go, let us know how you get on. Tasks such as ploughing, heavy pto work or pulling a heavy trailer are when a 11 " clutch is going to be tested. Worst case scenario is that the clutch keeps slipping or the plate rips apart and you have to replace with a 13" one. You won't know untill u try...
by fergusont20
Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:54 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Ploughs : I will eventually like to buy a suitable plough to use with my major, we have a couple of fergie 2 furrow ploughs, but obviously i would like to pull something bigger. what do people recommend ? i would say 3-4 furrows and with no draft control i will really need a land wheel. Whats your t...
by fergusont20
Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: Starter Switch
Replies: 41
Views: 21058

Poor old girl

Can i see disc brakes and also a dynamo?
by fergusont20
Thu Jun 17, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Hi I agree with you about tyre sizes Robert. I had 10 mins on the tractor today, im not sure if they are all the same but my 4 threads in the casting for the radiator fixings are 5/16 unc not 1/4 unc, i have cleaned out the threads so can fix my nosecone on when i next get chance. I had a quick look...
by fergusont20
Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Tyre choices

Do i go for 6x16, not sure if they will be too small, or 7.5x16, like on our david brown 880

im not sure even what size the original ones are, as i dont think i have even looked yet :)
by fergusont20
Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Thanks you for that Kev, are we talking unf / unc ?? im not near the tractor and cant remember what the threads look like without seeing them Yeah my front 4 threaded holes are rusty and havnt been used for some considerbalr time so i want to clean the threads up with a tap before i try and fit new ...
by fergusont20
Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:33 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

me again :) I tried to order an extended bonnet yesterday, no answer on the telephone, so i try again today. I think the bonnet comes just as the two metal pieces, ive got to obtain a new longer hinge and just transfer the handles/catches off my old bonnet. Will hopefully save time and look prettier...
by fergusont20
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

UPDATE A few more pictures http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1276426272752/pug/dashli.jpg http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1276425967918/pug/batalt.jpg Wiring all complete - turn the ignition key, ignition light comes on,press the old horn button which is now the engine ...
by fergusont20
Fri Jun 11, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

The new video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcYOB-E_0yw Engine is hunting slightly on tickover, and the exhaust pipe is not doing the engine any favours. I have not yet checked valve clearances but i think the ticking you can hear is the right hand side mdguard vibrating. Im interested to hear your...
by fergusont20
Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Hi Thankyou all for the good comments, by people posting on here, it spurs me on to progress with this project, no one on here has offended or annoyed me, everyone has been very helpful and encouraging. Im uploading a new video onto youtube as i type this, so look back shortly to see it on here. I h...
by fergusont20
Wed Jun 09, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

UPDATE ! :D my good friend Matts Massey ferguson 65, 1 owner from new http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1276105852968/pug/majorr1.JPG http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1276105931555/pug/majorr5.JPG http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1276105904521/pug/majorr3....
by fergusont20
Sat May 29, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

UPDATE We have rebuilt the engine on our international B250, that tractor appears to be ok now, by father is out using it as i type this. My Major http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1275126398098/pug/sw.JPG I have fitted all new oil seals to both brake half shafts, i have the right hand...
by fergusont20
Sun May 23, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

does anyone know if i can obtain an inlet manifold for one which has a air filter sticking out the top of the bonnet like on the 590e engines??? i dont think im going to be able to fit this air filter and battery together in the same space. Would an intake manifold of a 590e fit straight on? or does...
by fergusont20
Sun May 23, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: This and that about Ford 590E engines.
Replies: 389
Views: 376012

looking very good Pascal You have issues with new tinwork like me, nothing is made like it used to be :( i would rather pay abit more for new panels,wings,nosecones etc and have ones that have been made well and that fit 100 % I hope to get the wiring all done on mine this next week. Keep up the goo...
by fergusont20
Sat May 22, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Fordson New Major
Topic: big end torques
Replies: 5
Views: 3055

are we talking about the original 4 cylinder engine or a 6 cylinder?? what was wrong with the shells? were they worn or scored? have you had to have the crank reground??
by fergusont20
Fri May 21, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: 6 cylinder Ford engine for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2838

6 cylinder Ford engine for sale

If anyone is wanting a 6 cylinder for the major, there is one advertised here::

http://www.fwi.co.uk/classified/advert/ ... 954737.htm
by fergusont20
Fri May 21, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: The PARTS SWAP forum!
Topic: Wanted 1959 power major transmission drain plug
Replies: 5
Views: 3413

find out what the thread is and get the right die and cut a plug yourself. :)
by fergusont20
Fri May 21, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Update : Unfortunantly with good and bad news Bad news first http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1274435366202/pug/ws.JPG Our International B250, was powering our pto driven sawbench last saturday, engine knocked then stalled itself :( Took the sump off expecting to see a damaged cranksh...
by fergusont20
Thu May 20, 2010 7:50 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Hi Mark Thanks for your reply I will post up pictures of my tractors some time for you. With the 6 fitted the DVLA may give you a Q plate as they could say there is not enough of the original tractor left to age relate a plate to. That has happened to a friend of mine before. you say the gears/ clu...
by fergusont20
Mon May 17, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Power major 6 cylinder conversion
Replies: 85
Views: 150219

Yes, very impressive job !!

I look forward to seeing finished pictures and a video of engine running. Kepp up the good work
by fergusont20
Sun May 16, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

HI Ive been following your post on this conversion It looks great and sounds sweet. I have 2 6cyl majors a power with 6 d and a super that is not finnished with a 2704 turbo motor. That may be converted back to 4 as blue orange supers are getting hard to find in Canada. lots of majors have been scr...
by fergusont20
Thu May 13, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Can someone help me locate a casting code please?? I have followed Brian Dye's document, i need to find "casting date on side of gearbox/clutch housing" I presume that is the one next to the clutch linkage shown in a picture in the document and where would this one be?? "left hand side of transmissi...
by fergusont20
Wed May 12, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

thanks for your kind words I am very pleased, engine started today very easily, no cold start, fired straight up with little throttle. sounds very well with alot of power. Lifted the rocker cover off to make sure oil was getting to top end of engine which it is doing No breathing from engine and oil...
by fergusont20
Wed May 12, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

Done abit more on the tractor today, i made a quick video.

The last ten seconds of the video i give it some throttle



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJylUtF9u98

whats everyone thoughts??

thanks Mark
by fergusont20
Tue May 11, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Ford and Fordson Conversions
Topic: Hi - Looking for some help and info please- re major project
Replies: 139
Views: 151918

SHE IS ALIVE !! :D Well in fashion anyway. http://sites.google.com/site/fergusont20/_/rsrc/1273609744330/pug/scary.jpg Still have quite a few more jobs to do but late on today will had the engine running, after spending alot of time and money we just wanted to hear it startup. I am very very pleased...