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by gpm1
Wed May 11, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Members Restorations
Topic: 1210 4wd progess so far
Replies: 6
Views: 6525

the cab is on!!!

Hello all After a 4 year gap since I refurbished this pride and joy of mine (I don't think the original article pictures are going to reshow as article too old)I have finally got round to refurbishing the cab. TIG welded a new inch strip in to each of the bottom of the window side panels to get rid ...
by gpm1
Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Sale of part of a 1694
Replies: 0
Views: 1187

Sale of part of a 1694

Hi

Placed an article on the sale pages which is either a serious challege or parts???

See 1694 sale
by gpm1
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery Of Previous Events
Topic: Track test Working Day Meltham 22/07/12
Replies: 1
Views: 3296

Track test Working Day Meltham 22/07/12

A couple more pictures, plus one of mine on the top of the Lancashire Hills, left at home as too far to drive.
by gpm1
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery Of Previous Events
Topic: Track test Working Day Meltham 22/07/12
Replies: 1
Views: 3296

Track test Working Day Meltham 22/07/12

A few pictures from the best sunshine in ages. I suppose somebody will try telling me its always sunnier in Yorkshire than Lancashire.
Great day
Thanks
Paul
by gpm1
Sat May 19, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Thanks to all those who have helped with advice.

Pictures now posted on the Members Restorations Forum of all that has been done so far. (not finished)

Paul
by gpm1
Sat May 19, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Members Restorations
Topic: 1210 4wd progess so far
Replies: 6
Views: 6525

1210 4wd progess so far

This is the 1210 4wd previosly posted to to Forum to find out what engine was in it, discovered that it has a 1490 engine so I have left the engine as is, (sorry purists). Previous pictures are on the General Forum. Work on the resoration has stopped for the summer, the cab, electrics, and a whole r...
by gpm1
Sat May 12, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Neville Fitting 16.9 34s, it needs them in my opinion to balance the extra height of the 4wd with turned reductions to keep the overall tractor in proportion. So I bought myself a set of secondhand rims. The cab is next winters project, i think we may need to discuss a new cab roof at some point!! C...
by gpm1
Sat May 12, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Thanks - update

Thanks for help on decal, now in place. Still waiting for the tyes to come in to the fitter. Its a 1975, the Kramer front axle has some wear but it's OK at the moment and I keep it very well greased, would imagine I will have to change the bearings in some future year, better save up eh Powerrabbit!...
by gpm1
Fri May 11, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Out next week

I have brought this back to the forum as i will post pictures next week of the work done restoring over the winter, cab not back on, that will be next winters project (hope for a dry summer) new tyres this weekend then its mobile. I have a question - the decal that incidates the gears / gearbox conf...
by gpm1
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: 1210 half shaft oil seal - help
Replies: 2
Views: 1872

1210 half shaft oil seal - help

Advice required Have withdrawn the first half-shaft (diff-lock tied down) to investigate brakes. Oil seal between drum and half shaft is worn, needs replacing. 2 qustions:- Is this the oil seal for sale on the website shop? How do I get the old seal out and new one back in again, my manual seems to ...
by gpm1
Sun May 15, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Thanks for the information (Mudder) the 1490 engine can stay there then, I intend to restore upto a good standard and it will still have to do some work.
Thanks again
Paul
by gpm1
Sat May 14, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

Hi Air filter is modified to a dry type, refitted to the front nose cone hole and the air piping fitted through. The chassis plate and the log book both have it as a 1210, However it has a screw-on type canister oil filter and i didn't think they fitted those until later engines? So it is a 1210 (tu...
by gpm1
Sat May 14, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 8321

David brown 1210 4wd - or is it!!!

Hi Finally decided to buy a DB to restore, nothing too challening (i hope) The tractor which in generally clean and runs well is not quite an original, it has a turbo, but i don't know what engine it is attached to. How can a definately tell? Also will be looking for parts need now a toplink as i ha...
by gpm1
Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Pick up hitch
Replies: 0
Views: 1266

Pick up hitch

Advice please.
Looking for a pick up hitch to ft my 1210 4wd, (pre Q cab) will a hitch assembly off a 995 fit?
Thanks
by gpm1
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David Brown Case - tape measure
Replies: 13
Views: 5172

David Brown Case - tape measure

Hi Are there many of these about? Came from either the Yorkshire Show or Royal Show to me as a teenager as a present. I am therefore guessing its about 30 years old. It is a 6ft/2m chrome Stanley tape in working order. I have used it alot and now wish I had kept it like new! Are there 100s about or ...