Yesterday's Tractor Co. The Right Parts, Right Away
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Farmall & IHC Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Re: in frame rebuilt c123, very hard to turn over...normal?

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
Tom Fleming

01-26-2013 05:27:40

Report to Moderator

well, a brand new rebuild will need to "wear in" a bit. You have also increased (probably) the compression with the new rings and valve job. new rebuilds are always "tight".

Now, you could have a bearing cleance issue. Did you install the pistons in the correct orientation? Are the main caps installed with the correct orientation? Did you use assembly lube or oil when you assembled?

There could be a number of things "wrong" or it could just be "new, tight".

I don't know your level of experience or background, so please don't be offended by my questions.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]

01-26-2013 05:39:43

Report to Moderator
 Re: in frame rebuilt c123, very hard to turn over...normal? in reply to Tom Fleming, 01-26-2013 05:27:40  
The pistons and rods are installed in the correct orientation. I am going to drop the pan, and take another look. The numbers on the rods, indication which cylinder they belong in, are facing the distributor side of the engine.

I reused the rod bearings. No new bearings.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]

01-26-2013 13:34:26

Report to Moderator
 Re: in frame rebuilt c123, very hard to turn over...normal? in reply to PretendFarmer, 01-26-2013 05:39:43  
Did you check ring end gap to make sure it is in spec?? If you did not you could well have rings with no gap and if so then yep you will not spin it over and could even break a ring trying to do so

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2015 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters