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Hey Engine Man – What Do You Consider Is High Quality Engine Oil By: 02/05/2016 @ 2:16pm

Successful Farming Engine Man Ray Bohacz has engine grease and field dirt under his fingernails from a life spent repairing vehicles and running a farm. When he's not busy in the shop, he's working…

Governor Inspection and Repair By: 02/05/2016 @ 10:21am

Next to the brakes, there are few things more important to your safety when operating your treasured old iron than the engine governor. Then, too, a smoothly operating governor ensures a smoothly running…

Repelling Wire-Eating Rodents By: 02/03/2016 @ 3:22pm

In the nursery rhyme, “Hickory Dickory Dock,” the worst that happened was “the mouse ran up the clock,” only to be scared away when “the clock struck one.” Mice and rodents aren’t so shy when…

Replacing Aging Wire With Like-New Loom By: 02/01/2016 @ 11:04am

Few things can be as perplexing – or frustrating – as electrical wiring on a vintage tractor. More often that not, the best solution is simply to replace it front to back.“Typically, if you find sections…

Patch Sheet Metal Like A Pro By: 01/27/2016 @ 9:26am

If you do much vintage tractor restoration, then sooner or later you’re going to run into a sheet metal component in need of major repair. It may have rust, a cut, tear, or simply a deep gouge. If available…

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