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What preparations to make before changing oil on old neglected tractor diesel engine

The engine in your tractor should hold are 6.5 quarts (6.2L) of 15W-40 oil. That amount should fit in most oil collection pans. If you want to use kitty litter as oil clean up, that's a great idea. I'...
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What is the name for the spoiler above the cabin of a semi?

That part is known as either a wind deflector or a Roof Fairing. I believe the latter is the correct technical term. To satisfy your curiosity about the other parts as well. I know it is a little ...
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What is the name for the spoiler above the cabin of a semi?

It's most typically called a wind deflector. You can see it listed as such on this website. It can also be called a cab air deflector or even an air foil.
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Lawn tractor, difficulty starting in cold weather

This does not sound like an electrical problem to me. Let me break down the issue a bit and see if we can come to some conclusions. The engine starts fine with starter fluid. This tells me that it ...
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Water in vehicle tyres

This is common practice in the agricultural industry ( I worked as a agricultural contract driver) as it is an easy and cheap way of adding weight to the tractor when needed. It works as the ...
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Binding mower motor

More than likely the compression release mechanism isn't working correctly (stuck in the running position). When the engine is moving slow, there's a little mechanism which allows opens a valve and ...
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Starting a diesel tractor

Just wanted to combine a number of the comments into an answer: Older diesel tractors really didn't have much in the way of electrics for the engine, aside from the starter, and you have already told ...
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Thickness of aluminium on Alcoa type forged aluminium wheels.

A standard 22.5" x 8.25" Alcoa wheel (p/n 88367x) has a disc thickness of .875" which is about double the thickness of a steel wheel. You can find this and more information here https://...
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What is the name for the spoiler above the cabin of a semi?

As others have clearly stated, it is indeed a wind deflector or a roof fairing. As this article states, the purpose of it is to reduce the drag that would be produced by wind hitting the trailer ...
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What make and model carburetor does a Farmall H tractor have?

They used different manufacturers and models of carburetors through the years, or it could have been replaced with a different kind. You are best to pull the carb and gently clean it to find mfg or ...
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Massey Ferguson 240 steering wheel spins without moving the tires

I am presuming that a tractor has similar steering components as my Land Rover. If so the possible faults are - Universal joint broken that connects steering column to steering box. Splines stripped ...
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Accidentally poured gas into antifreeze in tractor

Gasoline is a fire hazard to the tractor, and can degrade rubber hoses and seals in the cooling system. Do a complete flush and fill, as soon as possible.
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Ford 4600 diesel tractor

I've re-read your post a few times. If you cant turn the engine over without the injectors, assuming its in neutral and there are no other external impediments, then it does sound seized. Id have ...
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Why CBT 2600 tractors have this weird shift lever?

The shift pattern is a double-H, just like it's shown on the knob. In neutral the shifter spring-centers, and could then be moved through a gate to the neutral of the other H. This shifted a two-speed ...
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Why CBT 2600 tractors have this weird shift lever?

This page CBT 2600 Transmission shows the 6 gears to have ratios in sequence, but this page CBT 2600 Technical specs says This machine has 4x2 2WD wheel drive system, 6 forward and 2 reverse ...
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Disabling an old tractor by removing magneto cap end, am I risking damage?

The main problem you are going to run into is condensation or water infiltration into the magneto, which will cause rust and possibly other issue down the road. There should be a set of points or some ...
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Help identifying attachment part for a rider mower/tractor (picture)

This is for a Cub Cadet riding lawn mower. I'm not sure which mower it's for, but you can find the part listed here on Cub Cadet's website. Here's an image of the bagger support bracket: Which is the ...
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White outdoor lawn tractor issue

I'd suggest your float is stuck and allowing unfettered fuel to access the engine without flooding it (somehow). An engine will have grey-ish smoke when there's way too much fuel. If it's just enough ...
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Massey Ferguson 240 steering wheel spins without moving the tires

I have refilled the steering pump oil reservoir with about 0.5 liter of hydraulic fluid, and the steering wheel moves smoothly and without any problem. I really thought that the power steering was ...
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How to remove Antonio carraro tire desk?

You have four bolt holes in a line, you need to get or make a puller the uses the centre point on the shaft and the two bolt holes closest to the shaft to pull the plate off. Do Not use a hammer and ...
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How does the forward and reverse system work on the IH International 845 tractor?

The International I drove had a clutchless change between 1-2 then 3-4 and 5-6 , this was done with electro-hydraulic clutch packs. When they changed the clutch they put the low p sensor wire on the ...
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Did I blow my engine with too much oil?

My tractor friend diagnosed my problem after listening to what I had to say in less than 2 minutes. I used my manual for the amount of oil. The manual is incorrect, the proper amount in written ...
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Accidentally poured gas into antifreeze in tractor

Flush and refill as soon as you can as kmrash said. I would also refill it with water right after draining it run it for a little then drain the water. After this add the new coolant. To drain it ...
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