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by John V
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef wiring up in smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 404
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Re: Tef wiring up in smoke

Slightly different solonide to to the one I have but I get the picture. Basically the battery lead goes in to one side of the solonide and another out to the starter.I have an old solonide like yours somewhere. Thanks .
by John V
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef wiring up in smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Ireland

Re: Tef wiring up in smoke

I have a new dynamo fitted.The more detailes I get on this the better I am no electriton :smile:
by John V
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef wiring up in smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Ireland

Re: Tef wiring up in smoke

That would be great grunt,any photos of the wiring would be a great help.Should a tef be positive or negative earth?. :thumbsup:
by John V
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef wiring up in smoke
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Ireland

Tef wiring up in smoke

A bit of a red face after burning a wiring loom out today :oops: .Does any body have a fool proof way or photos of their tractor wiring.I was reading off a diagram but it went up in smoke so to speak.It burned at the starter switch and solenoid,lots of smoke.I had no trouble wiring my tvo but this i...
by John V
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef thermostat housing
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Ireland

Re: Tef thermostat housing

Just something to look out for if you intend replacing the housing. It is probably better to purchase the housing with the slot on the top for a modern thermostat as you could get landed with the other and if you do I don’t know where the thermostat for that can be had .Maybe a hose thermostat for t...
by John V
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Ferguson Discussion
Topic: Ferguson tef
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Ireland

Re: Ferguson tef

No
by John V
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Engine coolant drain tap problem
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Ireland

Re: Engine coolant drain tap problem

I put a 1/4 bsp tap in the block to clean the threads followed by a1/4 bsp tapered drain tap and as grunt illuaded to I used some thread sealer on the threads.1/4 bsp tapered Male threads are brass and form a seal in the 1/4 bsp female cast iron threads.You won't damage the cast iron as the brass is...
by John V
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef thermostat housing
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Ireland

Re: Tef thermostat housing

TEF20IRL wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:08 am
I'll check the old one I have, if it opens in boiling water and it's the right diameter I'm happy to stick it in the post to you
I am going with an up to date housing now ,I think it's the best option in the long run..Thanks for the offer all the same,John.
by John V
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef thermostat housing
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Ireland

Re: Tef thermostat housing

Got to the bottom of it. Their are two different housings,one for the modern thermostat and another for the vintage 160 thermostat.I got the old type housing and the only place I can get a stat for it is America.
by John V
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Restoration questions and answers
Topic: Tef thermostat housing
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Ireland

Re: Tef thermostat housing

I fitted a new thermostat to my TEF where it had none when it was bought all those years ago. It sat into a very corroded lip on the inner diameter of the lower section of the housing. I have a spare old assembly in the garage and it's the same. Even has the old style stat in it. I'll get measureme...