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by JimCochrane
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

JP Belguim The 880 4WD you have serial number 880A 559809S U2210 is a Selene axled 12speed tractor . The chassis was assemblied on the factory line on 25th Sept 1970 .the engine number would help date the tractor . The chassis was transferred to Scarbottom works in Meltham where it was converted to ...
by JimCochrane
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Members Photo Album
Topic: 880 serial number please help
Replies: 5
Views: 1321

Re: 880 serial number please help

its an 880 selectamatic dating from May june 1969.
by JimCochrane
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

what are the engine numbers on these tractors that go with the chassis serial numbers.
thanks
Jim
by JimCochrane
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

Hi Are the u numbers actually stamped on the chassis of all the tractors beside the serial number . ET usually stands for experimental tractor or prototype . what are the details of your other 990 4wd.

cheers
by JimCochrane
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Dead Clutch Pedal
Replies: 12
Views: 161

Re: Dead Clutch Pedal

It looks like someone has screwed out the free play adjuster bolt so the clutch pedel cant do anythink. the bolt needs screwed back in untill you have 1 to 1.5 inches of free play . there should be a spring on there too.
by JimCochrane
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

I found more details of the 785 model listed in an entry in the factory drawing office register in 1971 . it lists the Unit numbers for optional bonnet lighting set ups and even the unit number U1485 for the 785 bonnet transfers.
by JimCochrane
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Witch david brown engine have i got
Replies: 16
Views: 343

Re: Witch david brown engine have i got

The 220604 engine is shown as Supplied to Case Viezon France for 580G
by JimCochrane
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

Chocolate 785s
by JimCochrane
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

This 785 has 885 serial number after 1976
by JimCochrane
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: david brown 785
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: david brown 785

The 785 was an officially produced factory model . They were produced in small batches from 1971 to 1978. They were a rebadged 885 much like the 380. It was an economy build version of the 885 stripped to a very basic specifiction with many parts common to the prevoius model 780. The serial numbers ...
by JimCochrane
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Cav fuel pump help
Replies: 44
Views: 16146

RE: Pump

DPA pumps in general never need calibrated thats the whole point in there design. The pumps are on old tractors and most people here could easily do any repairs and setup on a dpa pump no problem as well as finding and repairing any faults . Anybody on here should always have a go at repairing a DB ...
by JimCochrane
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: David Brown 25D New Pistons
Replies: 3
Views: 1562

RE: David Brown 25D New Pistons

same pump will do fine.
by JimCochrane
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:35 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: Cropmaster serial numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

RE: Cropmaster serial numbers

whats the engine number, it can be dated from that.
by JimCochrane
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: DBTC Forum
Topic: What model of David Brown is this?
Replies: 15
Views: 5706

RE: What model of David Brown is this?

Its most likely a 1956-57 DB 25, it probably quite a late one as the type of rear wheels were only fitted to the later tractors.30 series tractors had larger tyres as standard.