MF35 FE35 TO35

//MF35 FE35 TO35

Ring Gaps, MF35 23C Engine

The ring gaps are an important thing to look at when assessing an engine for serviceability.  Excessive ring gaps will cause reduced compression, impair starting and running performances.
What is the ring gap?
The ring gap is the gap between the end of the rings.  This is measured with feeler gauges.
Tractor and engine manufacturers will provide tools […]

By |February 16th, 2011|Engines, MF35 FE35 TO35|2 Comments

Setting Lever Springs For MF35 Hydraulics

Making the settings on the lever springs for the Massey Ferguson 35 hydraulic system is quite a fiddly job, and the method is shown in detail on the MF35 Hydraulics DVD.  However, we just thought that a written description of the process may also help.

So here it is…

Loosen retainer nut and eccentric cam.
Make sure quadrant […]

By |February 3rd, 2011|Hydraulics, MF35 FE35 TO35|5 Comments

Ferguson FE35, Ferguson Badge On Front, Ferguson Sticker On Side

This tractor belongs to Jeff in Canada.  Jeff wants to know what exactly he has? Ferguson or a Massey Ferguson?

Read what Jeff says about his tractor and take a look at the photos…
Hi,

I have a Ferguson / Massey ferguson 35. I dont know the year and I have been trying to figure out if […]

By |January 16th, 2011|MF35 FE35 TO35|5 Comments

MF35 Hedgerow Tractor

A few days ago we wrote about ‘hedgerow’ tractors and included a few photos of Grey Fergies (oh, and also it was pointed out by Hauker from Iceland, a Ford 8N).

The response from everyone was quite overwhelming and we received lots of emails about tractors you’d rescued and restored.  Including this photo from Mike, up […]

By |November 17th, 2010|MF35 FE35 TO35|0 Comments

Ferguson FE35 Restoration, Nearly Completed

We’ve written before about Dave’s grey gold FE35 and red/grey MF35.  Well Dave has been busy over in Australia, working away at his red and grey 35.  Here are some photos and video of the nearly completed tractor.

Dave says about the restoration…
Thought I’d send a few pics and a short video of the progress, Fergie […]

By |October 18th, 2010|MF35 FE35 TO35|2 Comments

Enlarging Pre-Combustion Chamber Aids Starting, Standard 23C Engine

We have written before about the benefits of enlarging the entrance to the pre-combustion chamber on the Standard 23C engine as fitted to the Ferguson FE35 tractor.

One of our fellow FE35 owners (Neil) had completed a full rebuild of his engine but the starting performance was disappointing.  Neil ordered Vintage Tractor Engineers’s DVD so see […]

By |October 2nd, 2010|Engines, MF35 FE35 TO35|3 Comments

Massey Ferguson TO35 With Low Oil Pressure

We’ve had this question from Tyler who has recently fully rebuilt his 23C engine out of a Massey Ferguson TO35. It looks as though Tyler has looked into most of the potential causes, but is there anywhere else he should look?

Dear Vintage Tractor Engineer,

I want to start by saying your 23C rebuild dvd is […]

By |September 16th, 2010|Engines, MF35 FE35 TO35|5 Comments

Setting Clutch On 3 Cylinder MF35

First of all thanks for your great 4 cylinder engine rebuild dvd, although I have the 3 cylinder version, it is still a great help!

I have just finished rebuilding the main part of the engine and am at the

stage of putting on the dual clutch, but am having problems working out the correct spacers required […]

By |August 28th, 2010|Clutches, MF35 FE35 TO35|3 Comments