Subtitle Choosing a tractor and setting up a workshop - Engine, transmission, and PTO rebuilds - Bodywork, painting, and decals and badging
The only all-marque antique tractor restoration guide is back in print, packed with the kind of detail you need to complete a first-class restoration.
How to Restore Your Farm Tractor features hundreds of helpful full-color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works…and what doesn’t. Tractor expert Tharran Gaines walks you step by step through the restoration techniques applicable to all of the most popular and collectible makes, covering:
- Shopping for a tractor and setting up shop
- Engine disassembly and rebuild
- Clutches and transmissions
- Final drives and brakes
- Hydraulic, electrical, and fuel systems
- Tires and wheels
- Body repair, painting, and decals
There’s even information on antique tractor shows and demos, as well as a handy updated section on parts sources. John Deere, Ford, Farmall, Allis-Chalmers, Minneapolis-Moline, and more…no matter your passion, with Gaines’ guidance you will be well on your way to transforming that old tractor into a shiny “new” classic!