Synopses & Reviews
At long last, here’s the thorough restoration handbook with all the detail needed for a first-class job! How to Restore Your Farm Tractor
is packed with more than 400 helpful color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from expert restorers who know what works . . . and what doesn’t. This guidebook walks you step by step through the complete restoration of your tractor: - Disassembly, Workspace, and Tools- Engine, Transmission, and PTO Rebuilds- Deciphering the Electrical System’s Mysteries- Parts Fabrication and Bodywork- Perfect Priming and Painting- Decals, Badges, and Final Detailing And throughout, there is essential troubleshooting advice culled from veteran restorers. So, whether you favor John Deere, Fordson and Ford, Farmall, Allis-Chalmers, Case, Minnie-Mos, or the many orphan makes, with Tharran Gaines’ guidance, you’re well on your way to showing off your shiny “new” classic tractor!
Finally! A restoration guide with the kind of detail needed for a first-class job.
How to Restore Your Farm Tractor is packed with hundreds of helpful full-color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works . . . and what doesn’t. Tharran Gaines’ expert DIY guide will walk you step-by-step through the complete restoration of your tractor, from disassembly to engine rebuild, electrics, painting, and final detailing. There’s even a handy section on parts sources. So, no matter if you favor John Deeres, Fords, Farmalls, A-Cs, or Minnie-Mos, with Gaines’ guidance, you’re well on your way to showing off your shiny “new” classic tractor!
About the Author
Tharran E. Gaines, who writes manuals and assembly instructions for many agricultural equipment powerhouses, is the author of Voyageur Press’ How to Restore Classic Farm Tractors, How to Restore Classic John Deere Tractors, How to Restore Classic Farmall Tractors, and How to Restore Classic Ford Tractors. Tharran lives in a 100-plus-year-old Victorian home in Savannah, Missouri.