Need advise to troubleshoot Loss of power

Farmall C, Super C Tractors, 200 & 230 1948-1958

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Speakeer
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Need advise to troubleshoot Loss of power

Postby Speakeer » Mon May 14, 2018 8:15 pm

I have a super c that was my grandfathers starting to do a mild restoration to get it back in working order to mow with. I have updated a few things and cleaned some parts. The tractor starts great and runs but when I take it up a hill or put any load on it it looses power and will bog down enough to die if I let it. Wondering where to start first to diagnose or best guess of issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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raystractors
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Tractors Owned: 1950 Cub, 1952 Cub, 1970 Cub, 1975 Cub, 1953 Cub, 1939 A, 1948 super A, 1952 super A, 1950 C demonstrator, 1952 Super C, 1949 H, 1956 farmall 300, 1957 international 350, 1963 Massey Ferguson 35
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: TN Dover

Re: Need advise to troubleshoot Loss of power

Postby raystractors » Wed May 16, 2018 8:00 am

That could be one of several things. I would start with the simple stuff first, plugs, points, fuel flow, and timing. Check these things out and give us an update.

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Don McCombs
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Tractors Owned: "1950 Something" Farmall Cub
1957 Farmall Cub w/FH
1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
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Location: MD, Deep Creek Lake

Re: Need advise to troubleshoot Loss of power

Postby Don McCombs » Wed May 16, 2018 9:13 am

Add valve adjustment to Ray's list.
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