Welcome! Please use the navigational links on your left to explore our website.

Company Logo Shop Now
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

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
  
Allis Chalmers Discussion Forum
:

1939 Allis Chalmer B Help!

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

05-19-2020 09:50:42




Report to Moderator

Hello friends. I am trying to bring back an Allis Chalmers model B back to life. I have a few questions I was hoping someone could help me with.

This tractor does not appear to have a thermostat. Not sure if one was designed to go in the radiator hose? I understand some had a bypass. Not sure if I should put a thermostat in this tractor. I don't believe I have the 4 bolt housing, but the old 2 bolt housing.

This tractor leaks out of the front crackshaft seal. The new seal seems fairly cheap ($8) but not sure how to install. Most videos I have seen just show to pull the old one out and drive the new one in? Any tips or tricks?

Any tips on adjusting the brakes on this tractor? I didn't know if I could adjust the breaks to see if I have any pad left before I remove the wheel weights and tires. Perhaps pads are fine, just out of adjustment?

What paint do you typically use to restore your tractors? I was going to use Tractor / Implement paint but not sure if it will take the heat of the block (180 degrees). Any tips?

Thanks in advance to all your wisdom!

Talk soon

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Grandpa love

05-21-2020 16:17:06




Report to Moderator
 Re: 1939 Allis Chalmer B Help! in reply to ksharpb, 05-19-2020 09:50:42  
My '39 B is hand crank only. I love the little tractor. Brush painted it with valspar Allis Chalmers paint. Love the hand brakes. What's your serial number?



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Jim.ME

05-21-2020 04:57:46




Report to Moderator
 Re: 1939 Allis Chalmer B Help! in reply to ksharpb, 05-19-2020 09:50:42  
Here is a link to the AC service manual for the G, B &C< and CA.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nvxDDuq8gSc9ex2Y4n4wH3OWvMt8Foeb/view



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Ken Loewenhagen

05-21-2020 04:48:36




Report to Moderator
 Re: 1939 Allis Chalmer B Help! in reply to ksharpb, 05-19-2020 09:50:42  
You do not have to remove the tires to adjust or replace the brakes. Take the cover off where the brake levers go into the housing. You can see, adjust and, replace the brakes from there.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Ted in NE-OH

05-19-2020 20:06:18




Report to Moderator
 Re: 1939 Allis Chalmer B Help! in reply to ksharpb, 05-19-2020 09:50:42  
Some really early B's did not have a thermostat but would regulate opening or closing the radiator shutters. The crankshaft has a spiral groove that worked well with a felt seal which is no longer available. The spiral grove will eventually tear up the modern neoprene seals and then you are back where you started. The solution is to use a Speedy-sleeve to cover the spiral groove.

The original paint was called Persian Orange #1. The spec.number is PPG 800080 available at auto parts stores. Good luck

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
4wdtom

05-19-2020 14:53:20




Report to Moderator
 Re: 1939 Allis Chalmer B Help! in reply to ksharpb, 05-19-2020 09:50:42  
The best thing you could is buy a set of manuals. Operators, repair, and parts. The parts manual is useful even if you don't use it to order parts as it shows how the parts relate to each other. They aren't hard to find, this site may even have them.



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

Hop to:


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our fast shipping, low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2020 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

Website Accessibility Policy