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Rosemount Vintage Festival 2013

Dennis has sent in some links to Youtube videos from the 2013 Rosemount Vintage Festival.

It is always good to go along to a local show and see the tractors lined up on display.  However, VTE thinks it’s even better to watch them at work with some vintage machinery.  The videos Dennis has sent show some […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Articles/News|0 Comments

MF8220 Power Loss

We’ve had a problem with our Massey Ferguson 8220 a little while back.

We use the 8220 on the farm for the heavy cultivation work.  This is a little off-topic for a vintage tractor site, but I thought the information may help someone.

There’s a photo of the 8220 if you wish to take a look.

The 8220 […]

By |September 11th, 2013|Articles/News|0 Comments

35X Sold At Auction

Last week Vintage Tractgor Engineer went along to a local farm retirement sale.  Everything was to go, inclucding a rather nice Massey Ferguson 35X.

It was in quite good original condition, straight panel work, original cab, good paint work (must have been well housed all its life).  A genuine little tractor.

The one different thing about this […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Articles/News|4 Comments

Ki-gas Repair Kits

The Ki-gas systems to aid cold starting was fitted to the TEF20 and many other vintage tractors.

The system consists of a small header tank situated to the rear of the main fuel tank which feeds the Ki-gas pump through a small pipe.  Between the pipe and the pump is a small body which holds a […]

By |July 8th, 2013|Articles/News|0 Comments

Fordson Dexta Wiring Instructions – Valentine’s day special

Valentine’s day will soon be here – which means it’s time to spread a little love.
Vintage Tractor Engineer won’t be giving away the usual red roses or chocolates on February 14th.  No.  We’ve got something much more useful than that.  It’s a Dexta wiring diagram!

Jerry has updated his tractor for modern road use, adding brake […]

By |February 11th, 2013|Articles/News, Dexta, Tractor Electrics|2 Comments

Tractor Maintenance Suggestions

We’ve had a busy week here at VTE…

Release of the Perkins 3 cylinder DVD, sending copies out to customers and receiving lots of comments, questions and photos of your tractors.

One thing that a few people have been asking is what do we intend to look at in the future?

What We Have Been Thinking

We do have […]

By |January 14th, 2013|Articles/News|13 Comments

MF35 Diesel Delux For Sale

Steve has sent in photos of his tractor that he has up for sale.  It is a 1961 Diesel Delux with Perkins 3 cylinder diesel engine, located just North of Houston, Texas.

Steve says…

“the engine starts straight up and runs great, but has minor fuel leaks and needs TLC, the body has no dents or rust. […]

By |November 27th, 2012|Articles/News|0 Comments

Video Of Barth K150 Working

Vintage Tractor Engineer has owned this K150 trencher for two and a half years now and so we have finally got round to uploading a video of the machine in work.

We layed some pipe last year under one of our wettest fields and the results have been fantastic.  The early summer of 2012 has been […]

By |September 26th, 2012|Articles/News|5 Comments