A work in progress

Mon Feb 04, 2008 11:08 pm

Nice day got to work on the M



It needs it, the tank and hood are in the shed.

Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:56 am

That M looks like it's been pretty well taken care of.

Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:12 am

Bigdog wrote:That M looks like it's been pretty well taken care of.

For a '50 it is straight only a few dings to fill.I went to the junkyard one day and got luckly I got this

it was froze up but some soaking and a hammer freed it up replaced the o-ring it works great. Two way hyd valve and the grill insert in one day.It just don't get better than that.

Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:28 am

We had a 50 M that was a real workhorse. Also had a 46 M and a couple of H's over the years. You're right - gotta love the remote hydraulics. Don't know what we would have done without them.

Tue Feb 05, 2008 9:21 am

I never saw a remote hydraulic control on an H or M till after we quite farming with them, but one sure would have been a great item to have.

Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:16 pm

Mine has dirt and oil all over it.That one is in pretty good shape.Mine does have a lot less gunk on it now than when I got it.Kevin 8) 8)

Andrew Z

Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:09 pm

Good looking M there, Question though what is that sensor thats in the block under the oil fill (the top pic) are you runnning anouther oil pressure gauge there or something?


Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:14 pm

Andrew - just guessing here but maybe a pressure switch to excite the alternator instead of running a light or diode????

Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:30 am

yep its aswitch for charging the alt.It dosen't charge unless there is oil pressure and quits when the engine is not running .To keep from burning up the alternato in case the switch is left on.