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Wiring diagram for Fordson Super Major with diesel engine.
Quite simply, we’ve got a video here of the Standard 23C engine, cold starting from minus 6.7 degrees C.
This is the handy work of our friend Gunter. Gunter was working on a friend’s MF35 engine, and Gunter says…
The glow candles go 1.2 cm into the antechamber and get red-hot in 5 seconds. I’m excited . […]
We’ve already seen the first part of a Ferguson FE-35 restoration. Gert Jan sent us a video of the rebuilt engine, starting up from cold.
Now, after working on all the other components, the tractor restoration is completed. And boy, is it looking good!
Gert Jan originated from a farming family, and after completing the restoration […]
My MF35 has been a joy to use for many years but is has now been parked up for some time. I’m missing it and would like to have it back to its old self.
Back then I was servicing it and noted that the sump oil level was actually rising and getting a bit thinner. […]
Last week we got called out to a Massey Ferguson 230, which works as a scraper tractor on a large dairy farm. The tractor gets used daily, and it’s very much a working machine.
The cross shaft had worn through its bushes and into the casting of the hydraulic top cover. Seemingly it had […]
Vintage Tractor Engineer has been sent photos and video from the Netherlands where a Gold and Grey Ferguson FE-35 with the 4 cylinder Standard 23C engine is being restored.
Here are a few photos, and a video of the morning start up at 6 degrees C.
And here’s the video of the engine starting […]
If you have just purchased one of our video guides, then you may find the following resources useful for the repair of your tractor.
Perkins 3A.152 Engine Rebuild Video
Perkins AD3.152 Direct Injection Engine DIfferences (free video)
3A.152 data and tightening torques
3A.152 Engine specification and more torque figures
Injector nozzle pressure setting
Standard 23C Engine Rebuild Video
MF35 (23C) torque figures
Vintage Tractor Engineer likes to go to a sale and see some vintage tractors go under the hammer. This Roadless was sold October, 2018 at the same sale as a Doe Triple D (see the video of the Doe being sold).
The 1969 Roadless was certainly in its working clothes, it had a Duncan cab and […]