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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    First coat of Fordson Grey
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Primeing the fordson grey bits, wings bolted on a old piece of electric pole angle iron (plenty of holes) clamped to something heavy
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    Re: Workshop "Tricks of the Trade" thread

    Sorry if this has been mentioned by someone before but learned this the other day turns out if you have this type of grinder wire brush and its worn its actuall only about half worn , get a...
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    Re: Fordson Major

    Gently with a small screwdriver prise the gauze out , as agrimax said no need to take the whole thing off , pic of washing mine
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    She's Alive!! Sorry for lack of pics was flat out putting it together and getting it going before lambing, tested the linkage by picking up a big bale 👌 (why bale spike behind it) also got around to...
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    So some progress, brake shoes have been relined , brakes put back together, top cover all back together and put on, filled with oil and the old weakend gear selector detent springs have been replaced
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    old phone pics
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Got a new phone so i might put up pics some other time when i transfer them to this. Got some luck/and a warm afternoon and sprayed everything i had in primer in blue and have gotten new brake shaft...
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    got a load of other bits cleanded , roughed up the factory paint on the new steps and primed the lot, not much priming left really, one thing im a bit annoyed at is i was cleaning the lower dash...
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    the parts are back from machining, fair play he even took a skim off the clutch pedal pin (didn't know it had worn slightly out if round), pedal was just in time for the latest batch to be primed 👍...
  11. Re: MASSEY FERGUSON 135 ( MF 20 INDUSTRIAL ) FULL RESTO .

    Only half original now, half new now like 😉😂
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    sorry forgot about this, currently the brake back plates are on and the brake shafts, rods, handbrake, starter and stripped top cover casing are ready for primer and the lift crank(?) is off to get...
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    Re: fordson major 1954

    if it also has a wide fan belt it definitely is the wire but I don't know exactly when they changed to the narrow belt
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    Re: fordson major 1954

    if it has the starting handle rod poking out the front tomb stone and the wings with a curved top ridge in them , it's supposed to have the wire mesh grills, if its a later one without rod , etc...
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Last for now
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    bit more
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    more to come
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    Re: Good conditioner mowers

    We've got a old early 90's krone belt drive AM mower conditioner, bought for 300 from a contractor 7 years ago (god knows how many acres its done) funny enough most reliable mower we ever bought,...
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    Re: Choice of classic mid-size Masseys

    not much of a massey man but from what I've seen a 178 will be more basic/expensive but will keep its value better whereas the 290 is going to be a bit more modern machine with a cab/nicer cab ,...
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Engine is coming along nicely now :cool:
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Gathering the rest of the engine parts for washing which I'm doing now with the help of some JIZER degreaser (don't worry that made me snigger when i saw the tin :rolleyes:)
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    Super Dexta restoration

    don't know how to post a thread to 2 categories so here's the link
    http://farmingforum.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?22663-Fordson-Super-Dexta-restoration
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    another one of painting different parts ready to go on again last week
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    Re: Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    found another
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    Fordson Super Dexta restoration

    Seeing how popular these sort of threads are here is my on going restoration over the last few years (missed out a lot such as stripping a doner tractor, etc) (also had to put the few pictures i had...
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