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Restored MF35 23C Engine – Australia

We have already taken a look at Geoff’s V8 Ferguson tractor. Now there must have been some head scratching moments when he was trying to fit that engine into the Ferguson!

But that isn’t Geoff’s only tractor.  He’s also been busy with a 4 cylinder diesel MF35 and there’s a MF135 and a Leyland 154 also […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Articles/News|1 Comment

Ferguson With V8 Engine (video)

Geoff from Australia has kindly sent in a video of his Ferguson tractor, but his one’s a bit different.

Geoff and his friends have fitted a 4.2 litre Holder V8 engine into the little tractor – and does it sound sweet!

 

I think it’s fair to say there’s a bit of customisation and adaptation been needed here.  […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Articles/News|0 Comments

FE35 Restoration – Cigarette Ends And Leaves In Cooling Water

We have written about Gunter’s tractors before here at Vintage Tractor Engineer.  He so kindly takes the time to share with us his photos and articles about his tractor.  Previous articles…

Gold Belly Resoted To ‘As New’ Condition.

Gunter’s FE35 – Restored photos and video of a cold start.

The problem with us tractor enthusiasts is we get […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Articles/News|0 Comments

Clutch Finger Alignment Tool

Michael has sent a photo in of his clutch finger adjusting gauge.

As you can see, the tool is made from a length of aluminium box that is just the correct size so that a hex nut fits snugly inside it, but is not able to turn.

This is a great way to make a tool if […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Clutches|0 Comments

MF135 Clutch Guide, Is It Relevant To MF35 Tractors?

We’ve had lots of people asking if our Massey Ferguson 135 Clutch Guide is also relevant to the MF35 tractor, so here’s what you need to know…

The Perkins diesel powered MF35 and MF35X’s had the exact same 11″ dual clutch assembly as the early Massey Ferguson 135’s.

The MF135 we filmed in the MF135 Cutch Guide […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Clutches, MF135, MF35 FE35 TO35|0 Comments

Massey Ferguson 135 Clutch Guide

OK, so here it is.

Vintage Tractor Engineer has been working on this for three months and we really believe this is our most comprehensive guide yet.

This guide is available to stream online to any and all of your devices.  Alternatively you can download it to your laptop, tablet or smartphone to take with you into […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Clutches, MF135|0 Comments

Massey Ferguson 135 Clutch Guide, Preview

Here at Vintage Tractor Engineer we’ve had an MF135 in the workshop this past couple of months.

It’s had a full engine rebuild and we’ve also been replacing the clutch plates and springs.

We’ve filmed a tutorial for how to do the work on the clutch and we will be making this available tomorrow.  It is the […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Clutches, MF135|0 Comments

Differential Lock Pedal Mechanism

Here we have a video which shows how the differential lock pedal mechanism works on a tractor.  This is from a 100 series Massey Ferguson, such as the 135, 165 or 168, but the principle is similar for many other models.

We took the video recently whilst at an open day at the engineering department of […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Free Video Tutorials, Transmissions|0 Comments