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    New Holland 6 cylinder T6.160 vs T6.180

    Hi Guys, A new Tier 5 New Holland T6.160 and T6.180. Are there any component or physical build differences between the two models. Both are 6 cyl with different hp ratings. Is that literally the only difference? Specifying both with a 50km Electroshift transmission, is the only difference the...
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    Zocon Grass Harrow vs Jarmet/Intertech for levelling poached ground

    Hi, Has anyone any experience of Zocon's chain harrows for levelling poached ground? https://zocon.eu/machines/weideslepen/zocon-grassland-harrow-6m-4row/?lang=en They retail for approx 1,500 euro more than equivalent width Jarmet/Polish. Are they worth the extra money? What are peoples...
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    Recommended Reading on Electronic and Hydraulic Systems for Tractor/Agricultural Applications

    Hi all, Just wondering what good textbooks, pdfs, online forums, websites etc that people would recommend for some further reading to improve my knowledge on electronic systems, sensors, actuators and hydraulic systems, primarily in relation to tractors and agricultural machinery but also in...
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    Tractor Dealers Yards Seem to be brimming with used stock!Future Conundrum?

    Just a general observation that I have made in recent times from being in some yards and the dealers large ads that they are placing in the national press. Have never seen dealers yards so full of stock, particularly high (>10,000 hour) well worn tractors of the old staples such as New Holland...
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    Wanted - Ford or New Holland 8340 SLE

    Hi, Looking out for a clean and genuine 8340. (Who isn't in relation to any tractor I suppose!!) Either a White Roof Ford with the Carraro Front Axle and quad mod gearbox or the later 1996-1998 Full New Holland with the Fiat front axle. Don't particularly like the transition 1995/1996 style...
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    New Holland T6070 4wd Bearing/Driveline Noise?

    Hi Guys, I have a 2010 New Holland T6070 40K Electroshift. Tractor has approx 4,400 hours and has front suspension. Issue is that in the top two gears of 15 & 16 there is an extremely loud hum form what to me appears to be the 4WD drive line. I don't think it is related to the gearbox as I...
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    T6040 50K - Buying Advice

    Hello, Going to look at a 08 T6040 next week. Its 50K Electroshift on air with a Stoll 750TL loader. Has approx 7800 hours done. Am I mad to be even contemplating it? Do the 50K's give much trouble over the 40K's? I assume at this hours if the brakes have not been done that they will need...
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    David Brown Museum - Other Attractions?

    Hello Guys, Heading over to Huddersfield the weekend of the 23rd September to the David Brown Tractor Club open day. Will have two days outside of this to see engineering/building attractions and Tractor/Machinery Dealers within 100 miles or so. What do you guys recommend? Any big breakers or...
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    Dribble Bar Retrofit - Vacuum Tank

    Hi Guys, I'm debating the idea of retrofititng a dribble bar on my slurry vaccum tank. The main reason is that I am in our agri-environmental scheme (GLAS) and one of the requirements that I picked to ensure eligibility was low emission slurry spreading. I like the idea of the dribble bar...
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    McCormick X7.650 Efficient - User Opinions?

    What do people make of this offering from McCormick? http://www.dands.ie/product/x7-650-series-t4i/ Seems a nice get up and go mid range hp tractor with a minimum of complicated equipment while offering cab and front suspension if required. Thats if the price is right of course! It would be...
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    2 Stroke Oil for Diesel Injection System Lubrication?

    As per title, anyone putting a measure of two stroke oil in with their fill of the modern low/ultra low sulphur diesel on older equipment? Have heard that some guys do this on their older direct and indirect injection equipment as the sulphur content of the modern diesel is now too low to...
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    NH T6 or Maxxum - 4 or 6 CYL ?

    Hello Guys, Setting out to buy either a new or nearly new T6 or Maxxum Tier 4A with a loader. Will be a standard affair with 40k Electroshift. Main duties will be powering a Lely 245 baler, a 10ft trailed moco,16 ton low loader and 18ft silage trailer. Tractor will also be used for stacking...
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    John Deere 50th Anniversary Event- Langar

    Hi Guys, I am flying into Stansted Airport on the weekend of Saturday 24th September.Will attend the JD event in Langar on the Sunday. I am looking for places to see visit on Saturday while I'm driving in the general direction of Langar from Stansted on the Saturday. Anything in this general...
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