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No Fuel At Injectors When Bleeding Fuel System

Bleeding the fuel system on a tractor is a relatively straight forward job.  However, it is not uncommon for people to contact us saying they have fuel to the injection pump but cannot get fuel to the injectors.

Recently an owner of a TEF-20 wrote in thinking he must be doing something wrong, but he didn’t […]

By |June 19th, 2014|Engines, Troubleshooting|0 Comments

Awesome Security

Following the recent tractor security article, we've had an email from a remote landowner who has taken the following security steps for his tractor... Tractor in a steel building. Deadbolt on the regular door. Padlock on the garage door tracks. Logging chain through the tractor rear wheels and then through the attached implement with padlock. Security camera system. Insurance on tractor and implement. That's all a cost and a hassle, but if it keeps the tractor safe then it will be worthwhile.
By |June 10th, 2014|Articles/News|1 Comment

Vintage Tractor Security And Insurance

Vintage tractor thefts are on the rise. We take an in-depth look at what practical steps you can take to stop the thieves making off with your tractor. Click the title link above to hop over to the website and read the full article.
By |June 5th, 2014|Articles/News|1 Comment

MF135 Turbo

Last week we posted about a video of a Massey Ferguson 135 that had a turbo fitted.

Somehow we didn’t get the video copied into the webpage correctly.  Anyway we’ve fixed it, so now you can watch the video of the Massey Ferguson 135 Turbo.

By |June 3rd, 2014|MF 100 Series|0 Comments

Massey Ferguson 135 Turbo

Vintage Tractor Engineer often finds himself spending far too much time viewing tractor videos on YouTube.

Today we saw this one of a MF135 that has had a turbocharger fitted, and had to share it.  The tractor certainly seems to accelerate faster than a standard 135.  Another great example of tractor enthusiasts getting up to no […]

By |May 29th, 2014|MF 100 Series|1 Comment

Red Diesel

In the UK it is possible to use a rebated fuel in agricultural tractors and non-road vehicles and engines.  The fuel is commonly known as ‘red diesel’ as it contains a dye for easy identification by the authorities.  The fuel may also be known as gas oil, marked rebated gas oil, cherry diesel, 35 second […]

By |May 28th, 2014|Articles/News|0 Comments

Replacing TE-20 Top Cover

There were several hydraulic top covers made for these tractors. We look at how to make sure you get the correct one if you are replacing with a second hand part.
By |May 12th, 2014|Hydraulics|2 Comments

Broken Hydraulic Cylinder

This photo has been sent in by Steven.  He has a French built MF835, which is basically very similar to the MF35 tractor (there is a modified version of the Standard 23C engine in these tractors).

When he was lifting a heavy load on the 3 point linkage there was a loud crack and the load […]

By |May 8th, 2014|Ferguson / MF, Hydraulics|2 Comments