Yesterday's Tractor Co. Affordable Parts, Just in Time
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
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

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

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

Research & Info
Articles
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
Glossary

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

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Harry Ferguson Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Re: Buying a ferguson to30

[Show Entire Topic]  

Author  [Modern View]
MikeAC

12-11-2012 09:55:37
64.121.81.44



Report to Moderator

Re: Buy a Ferguson to30?
ok i drove it today. checked the weep hole, exhaust ,shifting, and swang from the lifter arms(they held)etc. I could not test compression, the seller did not want anything mechanical touched, was selling it for a relative. clutch and brakes where good, but the shifting seemed hard. the high /low shifter allowed 8 forward speeds. High range ran really fast. Also, would take 2000 cash for the tractor. Any comments? on the shifting? I can to basic maintainance but don't want to rip a tractor down. i have enclosed a link to some pictures i took.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/90979982@N07/

[Reply]   [No Email]
Tony C.

12-12-2012 07:17:27
69.127.139.162



Report to Moderator
 Re: Buying a ferguson to30 in reply to MikeAC, 12-11-2012 09:55:37  

MikeAC said: (quoted from post at 10:55:37 12/11/12) Re: Buy a Ferguson to30?

ok i drove it today. checked the weep hole, exhaust ,shifting, and swang from the lifter arms(they held)etc. I could not test compression, the seller did not want anything mechanical touched, was selling it for a relative. clutch and brakes where good, but the shifting seemed hard. the high /low shifter allowed 8 forward speeds. High range ran really fast. Also, would take 2000 cash for the tractor. Any comments? on the shifting? I can to basic maintainance but don't want to rip a tractor down. i have enclosed a link to some pictures i took.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/90979982@N07/
What is shifting hard, the main trans or the auxillary? When the tractor was cold did the fluids look proper viscosity, not like glue. Then do your tests when it is THOROUGHLY warmed up; look at the oil pressure when hot. Stand on the lift arms when they are slightly raised and tractor is fully warmed up. You should not feel any pulsating in your feet when the engine is idling.

Could be a fair deal, I just become wary when I see freshly painted, selling for relative, etc. Good luck.
This post was edited by Tony C. at 07:19:07 12/12/12.

[Reply]  [No Email]
Tony in Mass.

12-11-2012 10:12:41
76.127.225.182



Report to Moderator
 Re: Buying a ferguson to30 in reply to MikeAC, 12-11-2012 09:55:37  
I don't know what to tell you about shifting, never owned a 'sherman' or howard affair- why don't you start a new post about this, see if the pics will upload, and hear what the fregie world has to say. Sounds reasonable to me!



[Reply]  [No Email]
MikeAC

12-11-2012 10:08:38
64.121.81.44



Report to Moderator
 Re: Buying a ferguson to30 in reply to MikeAC, 12-11-2012 09:55:37  
Here is the URL for the pictures



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

Hop to:
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  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. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 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