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    You need to get more leisure time!! Thanks for...

    You need to get more leisure time!! Thanks for trying to catch up on watching!!
    Phil, East Yorkshire
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    Fordson E1A major rebuild Part 17 strip and...

    Fordson E1A major rebuild Part 17 strip and rebuild of the front steering and kingpins (steering swivels) It is not pretty, but all is repairable! luckily the parts I do need are all available, and...
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    Fordson Major Steering box strip and rebuild. ...

    Fordson Major Steering box strip and rebuild. Parts 15&16. 1955 E1A Fordson Diesel Major. In Part 16, out now, I finsh the steering box and refit it to the tractor, and get some paint on! Part 16...
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    Fordson Major Rebuild part 13, we clean out the...

    Fordson Major Rebuild part 13, we clean out the top cover, refit the piston, cylinder and valve block, and refit it to the tractor, along with the PTO gearbox and the PTO shaft, and quite suddenly,...
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    Fordson Major rebuild parts 11 and 12....

    Fordson Major rebuild parts 11 and 12.
    Rebuilding the hydraulic pump for the Fordson Major E1A. Not hard, but cleanliness and an O ring kit are essential, and patience, quite a bit of patience!...
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    Work on the Fordson Major E1A continues. I bite...

    Work on the Fordson Major E1A continues. I bite the bullet and remove the PTO gearbox, and it is a good thing, because both it and the gearbox were full of black sludge, everything gets a good...
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    Parts 7&8 Fordson Major rebuild, the hydraulics...

    Parts 7&8
    Fordson Major rebuild, the hydraulics and rear transmission case. I removed the top cover, and realised there was 3" depth of black sludge in the bottom of the transmission case, and this...
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    I work on the air filter and pre cleaner, fix the...

    I work on the air filter and pre cleaner, fix the dodgy handbrake, which has been a pain since I bought this tractor , and work towards the three point linkage removal, remove the tow hitch and link...
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    The workshop advances a tech level when we fit...

    The workshop advances a tech level when we fit the new girdar trolley and get the chain hoist up, Rocker cover and other bits get painted, and I finally get onto the broken bolt in the front axle...
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    This weeks highlights are sidetracks and...

    This weeks highlights are sidetracks and interuptions!, and tales of the work I intended to do, but others had other ideas! My antique dealer mate turned up with four boxes of what is known as (in...
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    The Fordson Major E1A refurb continues, with some...

    The Fordson Major E1A refurb continues, with some Time spent hammering the Big Bee topper straight again! Another short week I am afraid. Had two lost days for trips to York, so much for getting a...
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    I get the water pump fitted to the Fordson, have...

    I get the water pump fitted to the Fordson, have one of my tidy ups, and then have a look at the topper and see what we will need to join the two together, I have the driveshaft, but quite a lot of...
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    I start the Fordson rebuild with fitting a new...

    I start the Fordson rebuild with fitting a new water pump, and almost immediately, it all goes wrong, and then goes right again, but I get the cowl bonnet and radiator off, and then have a problem...
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    Yes, unbelievable but true, the Wheel horse 2CV...

    Yes, unbelievable but true, the Wheel horse 2CV tractor is complete, the project is finished, now all that remains to do is take it to the field and see what breaks first! In order to do this...
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    Monday was ok, got on well. Tuesday the car...

    Monday was ok, got on well. Tuesday the car failed its MOT on emissions, and is BER! Wednesday, bought a new(to me) car. Thursday I got some more work done, and Friday, took the new motor for a 60...
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    Too true Charles, not only my own, but others as...

    Too true Charles, not only my own, but others as well, it has turned wet now, and the grass is shooting up!
    Phil
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    I finish the cleanup on all the grass deck parts,...

    I finish the cleanup on all the grass deck parts, and then go up to the field, and repair a Hayter mower, and a westwood garden tractor, the sandblasted deck comes home on Friday, and we get all the...
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    Clean all the machines down after Fridays furious...

    Clean all the machines down after Fridays furious T nut machining session, and find out that 304 stainless is not magnetic! then on to the tractor, new bearings go in the alternator, the oil leak...
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    A short week due to bank holiday, but lots...

    A short week due to bank holiday, but lots crammed in to this video, some bench repairs, a homelite strimmer, a karcher K2 pressure wash, and then theres the oil tank swap up at Keiths, replacing the...
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    I get the trycicle forks Tigged up, but not...

    I get the trycicle forks Tigged up, but not without problems, the metal is very dirty, and also I didnt notice that the argon was running low, so that probably didn't help, but I could see black...
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    I get the jockey pulley mechanism for the grass...

    I get the jockey pulley mechanism for the grass deck drive finshed, and really that is the end of the Toro project, apart from paint, alternator bearings, and an annoying oil leak from the sump plug,...
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    Hi all, I was ill Monday/Tuesday with post covid...

    Hi all, I was ill Monday/Tuesday with post covid jab flu, so it is a short week this week! Managed to get the jockey pulley mechanism built and working, as usual there were interruptions, and little...
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    Another two days tidying up, but first a trip to...

    Another two days tidying up, but first a trip to the scrapyard for a weigh in, and then to fix my Mondeo door mirror, which fell out after standing all day in the sun, I had to make a new backplate...
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    At last the Toro project draws to a close, the...

    At last the Toro project draws to a close, the bonnet goes back on, and the grass deck is refitted, I simplify the new belt fitting problem, and cogitation takes place over a mechanism to operate...
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    Thats the Problem Charles, and you always want...

    Thats the Problem Charles, and you always want something the week after you chucked it out!!
    Phil
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