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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

1959 Ford 611 Combine Harvester For Sale

We've had an email from Dan who is selling his uncle's vintage Ford combine harvester on eBay.com ... http://www.ebay.com/itm/1959-Ford-611-Combine-with-10-039-Grain-Header-Self-Propelled-1-Owner-/301338485922 Dan has written a detailed description of the machine and posted lots of photos and a video of the combine running.
By |October 8th, 2014|Articles/News|0 Comments

Harvesting On The Farm, And Welcome To New (Vintage Tractor Engineer) Subscribers

It’s been three months since we’ve posted any tractor maintenance articles here on the website. We’ve been very busy over that period with harvest and cultivations on our farm.

All the sowing has now been completed so we now have a bit more time on our hands to share some tractor photos and information.

I wanted to […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Articles/News|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

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

Can You Recommend An Engineer Or Mechanic?

We get lots of people asking if we can recommend an engineer in various parts of the country (or indeed the world)  who is good with tractor engines.

If you use a good engineer (or mechanic) and you have been pleased with their work, then please click over to the website and leave details of the […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Articles/News|3 Comments

Old Traction Engine Pulls Modern John Deere

Jim has sent VTE a link to this video. We see a big heavy old traction engine running in a low gear with low rpm but high torque.  This is challenged by a a high horse power John Deere which has been customised for tractor pulling…

 

What Can We Learn?
Well the outcome of the tractor pull […]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Articles/News|0 Comments