County Super 4 project

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mathias1
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County Super 4 project

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I recently came across this beauty:

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She is based on a 1962 fordson super major, so it should have orange wheels, but I think I will leave it like this.

on the todo list I have:
- checking the electrics
- putting some lights on the back
- flash beam
- side lights on the front
- lift adjustment
- Dismantling the power steering, as it's leaking badly
- putting on some new engine oil and filters
Hope I get it soon ready to get on the road with it
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Re: County Super 4 project

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That looks in nice order Mathias - has it done many hours ?
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Re: County Super 4 project

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Nice cats. :clap:

Now you can lift your plough.
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Re: County Super 4 project

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Rick, I have no idea about the hours. it has now a 6 pot engine and the tacho is'nt connected.

I would like to keep the plough with my other tractor, as I'm afraid the tyres are to big to drive in the furrow.
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OK Mathias, You can probably guess how much hard work it has done by the state of wear on the drawbar / TPL linkages and yes those tyres are pretty meaty :)
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mathias1 wrote:I recently came across this beauty

She is based on a 1962 fordson super major, so it should have orange wheels, but I think I will leave it like this.

on the todo list I have:
- checking the electrics
- putting some lights on the back
- flash beam
- side lights on the front
- lift adjustment
- Dismantling the power steering, as it's leaking badly
- putting on some new engine oil and filters
Hope I get it soon ready to get on the road with it
Came across this post while searching
Jobs done, still have to do:
- electrics have worked, but not fully working at the moment.
-lights on the back fitted
-flash beam done
-side lights on the front, i found out the egg lamps on the fenders have 2 functions, so i used those
- lift working like it should do
- powersteering working and now more leaks so far
- new engine oil and filters done a while back. Also did the dry air filter and put on a dust cap.
- adjusting valves and fitting new valve stem seals. Although i like it blue, a lot of blue smoke is not ok.
- cleaning and new parts in the fuel lift pump
- finally found a drive cable, long enough for the tacho!

New jobs to sort out:
- dual clutch, pto not disgaging
- checking oil in the county drive shafts
- checking brakes, one side isn't working very well.
- fitting new tipping pipe.
- fitting raised pto ( will check seals and bearings first)
- maybe more to follow
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Re: County Super 4 project

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Well been busy doing some work on the Super 4.

So found a surprise:
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(This is the diff lock side, the axle's are a bit longer and different on the county, since the front wheel drive starts from these. Except for the dirt, all looking well so far. I expected to have some oil in here, since the oil in the bevelhousing was a bit dirty.
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:yikes: never thought this would be the problem.


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This brake disc doesn't look great either.

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So this means I will have to source a new brake actuator, maybe put a new one on the other side (that I already refurbished..)
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