Super Major 1963 hydraulic pump

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MajorTom63
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Super Major 1963 hydraulic pump

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Anyone out there with a working hydraulic pump for a February 1963 Super Major (blue/orange model) available to buy, please message me if you have, cash waiting 😉..
Really be appreciated !!!👍👍

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Hi,

Google found this for me. https://www.whitehouseproductsltd.com/s ... ?s=Fordson

Rgds emiel
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Thank you for that, I appreciate your help, already contacted them, no problem except for the price, need to take out second mortgage for their price 😂, but if all else fails, I’ll have no option, they are just under £600 + vat 🤬, I know they can turn one around in a day, as made to order, hence the price, but at least it is guaranteed 😉, should see my lifetime out 😂👍👍

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Tom,

is it beyond repair? Maybe it's worth changing the oil seals and see if it works?
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To be really honest, got to get it completely stripped down to be sure, got all new seals and o rings ready to do the job, but I do need another one for my other Super Major, as that has definitely gone tits up 😂, So definitely need one either way, just be Sod’s law that I need x2. Hopefully not!!!! just got too much on at the moment!! Got a full nut/bolt restoration on a DB for someone else, who is desperate for it, so my own projects have to go to one side, except I need my Major right as has front loader on, which is used constantly, except now!!!🤬

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Are you sure it's the pump that's wrong? Open the external service tapping and valve, put the main lever in fully up and the selector lever in qualitrol, disengage PTO (and engage raised PTO if you've got it) and turn the PTO shaft by hand and see if anything comes out, if it does block it with your finger and see if the pressure rises noticeably, if it does the pump is ok. If it doesn't, lift the top cover and block the feed pipe with your finger and turn again, noticing if the pressure rises and if the pump drive gear turns, if the gear doesn't turn the key will have sheared and you'll need to find a second hand one or make a new one. I also recommend you clean the filters in the rear end. If the suction filter is sucked in push it out with a bent bar.
Some pics would help too, as they can show up other potential problems.
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Hi Sandy, thanks for that, all filters have been completely cleaned, new oil, was working fine after service, replaced o rings in top cover, haven’t left any rags or crap inside, worked fine for weeks, then I got very erratic problem with lift arms, auxiliary service to front loader working great though. All of sudden with the erratic rear arms, nasty noises and then completely failed!! Now nothing at all, have had to remove front loader so I can move her about, running great & driving fine, so investigation required, but I do need a replacement for my other Super Major, which the complete casting has cracked through!! That one I’m in no rush for, but still required to get that one sorted. Hopefully I’ll get chance to try a few things this weekend, got all o rings and seals, I am wondering if something has sheared!! Really appreciate the feedback, but definitely need a pump for my other old girl😂👍

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The cracked one sounds like a blockage, so look at that meantime and keep en eye out for second hand pumps too as you might find a good one for far less; remember many current manufactured parts are of inferior quality.
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Hi ya Sandy, I have got feelers out with most of the breakers, whitehouses in Scotland want just under £600 + vat, which is expensive and they say they are made to order, but heard conflicting reports.. please if you hear of an original one in the meantime, please let me know either by FFA message or on 07736 973913... really appreciate your feedback many thanks Charlie

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Thinking that I needed a pump I bought one on Ebay.UK. My mechanic put new rings in my pump & it appears to work fine. He took the UK pump to check it out & it may be for sale shortly.
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Hopefully you received my email, yes please, either contact me via FFA, or realtree13@btinternet.com
Look forward to hearing back from you, all the best Charlie

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Lads,

You can sent email through the forum. That way your adres is not showed on the board.
Kind regards, Henk

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No worries

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