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Tractor Engine Losing Power

Peter jumped on his tractor, hitched up the topper (bush hog) and drove down the track to Ivy Bottom Field.

It was bright and sunny February day and his trusty Massey Ferguson 675 was singing away like it normally does.

Ivy Bottom Field is a bit bumpy, due to mole hills.  Peter went four times round the […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Engines|0 Comments

Tractor World Show, 2015

The 2015 Tractor World Show will be held on 14th and 15th March 2015 at Malvern Show Ground, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW.

 

 

2015 SHOW FEATURES
First major show of the year
Turner tractors & machinery display
Displays from most other well known makes
Barn finds/hedgerow themed displays from the regional clubs
Classic tractors including cabbed versions
UK 2015 tractor championship & awards
Stationary engines […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Articles/News|0 Comments

Fitting Timing Chain, 4 Cylinder Diesel MF35

Many people find the timing process for the Standard 23C Engine difficult to follow and understand.  We wrote a brief article on fitting the timing chain recently.

The process is shown in full on the MF35 Engine Rebuild DVD, however, we also wanted to provide a written description to help people understand the process.  So here […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|MF35 FE35 TO35|1 Comment

Setting Valve Clearances – AD3.152 engine

Checking and setting the valve clearances is a job which often gets overlooked.  Over time, and with wear in the valve seats, the valve tip clearance becomes reduced.  For this reason, it is important to check the valve clearances.

 

For a full explanation of these procedures, you may find our Perkins A3.152 Engine Rebuild DVD useful.
The […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Old Forum Posts|0 Comments

MF35 Timing Chain Replacement

This following question has been asked by someone who wishes to replace the timing chain on their Standard 23C engine.

 

The Question…
I am trying to read the lines between the Engine Rebuild DVD and the Workshop Manual on the subject of Timing Chain Replacement.

I am pulling off the front of my ’59 MF35 4 Cyl Diesel […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Engines, MF35 FE35 TO35, Old Forum Posts|2 Comments

MF35 Draft Control Spring Nut

DaveW

Hi folks,
Ihave 2 questions about the draft spring nut,
What is behind the grub screw on the side of the housing, I have to drill the screw out as the hex socket is rounded off and the screw is rusted in tight.
Also, is there a tool available to undo the nut or do i have […]

23C Engine, Fitting Injection Pump Timing Gear

The injection pump timing gear must be fitted correctly in order that the injection pump timing is correct for the Standard 23C engine.

The process of how to do this is shown in our MF35 (23C) Engine Rebuild DVD.

One thing to be aware of is that the measurement (45 degrees anti-clockwise from the master spline) is […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Engines, MF35 FE35 TO35|4 Comments

Water Down Exhaust Pipe

It is quite common for rain water to get down a tractor exhaust pipe and into a cylinder.  Often people have put a tin can over the exhaust to protect it, but then the wind has blown the can off.

The question is what we need to do to remove the water and make the engine […]

By |January 7th, 2015|Engines|0 Comments