Gears needed

Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:35 pm

Hi all; newbie here... I have a very good friend who is restoring an old H. A 52' I believe. Anyway, he was going through the transmition and found that the 4/5 gear was quite worn. He found a (virtually) new replacement and installed it. Unfortunatly it was not to be, as it was a factory gear and what what he needed was an M&W gear because of the aftermarket overdrive. So now we are on a hunt for a new/good gear, or a place who can re-furbish his current. The M&W number is TSW5208H86200

So, who has any suggestions???? Thanks in advance -Eric-

edit: better make that a 42', not a 52......
Last edited by eenfield on Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:38 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:38 pm

I can't help you but welcome aboard.


Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:51 am

Call this #570-922-4841. They specialize in Farmall gears.

Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:51 pm

WKPoor, thank you for the reply with the phone number. We will give that number a ring if things dont work out for him. Right before I posted this, my friend took his two gears to a machine shop. The owner says that he can machine the Farmall gear to work in place of the M&W gear... Time will tell.

Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:06 am


I thank those who helped and would like to offer an update.

We contacted the number, and after some UPS shipping problems, and a lengthy wait, we got the new gear back and it fit well. He slowly finished restoring the whole tractor, including adding 12v power, re-building the engine, new bearings, seals, and even making some new parts.

Not wanting to risk burning up the 6v starter on a possibly hard starting engine, we elected to pull start it. Drug it around for a few yards to get the engine turning and circulate oil. Pulled the ignition on and she popped to life right away only to find that it wouldn't rev up with out back firing.... Shut it down, re-set the timing and the rest is history. It runs like a dream, the transmission works great and will now hold 5th gear with out popping out...

Next is blast and paint... Then maybe I can get some pictures.

Finally, nearing an end after nearly 6 years and tons of $$$$$$!

Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:52 am

CONGRATS on getting her running again and back among the land of the living. I am sure the grin on your faces must have been HUGE! Now for the part we have all been waiting for...........

PICTURES!!!! We Need PICTURES!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I am on of those "thousand words" kind of guys!

Congrats again!!!

Mike in La Crosse, WI

Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:40 pm

Yes put pics before and after is even better!!!I have an H and hope to restore it starting next year.Kevin

Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:59 pm

Well, to be honest, it is more of a functional restoration than a show resto... The tin isn't perfect and there a few non oem parts on it. When he is done, it will shine and look good though...

I will try to get a pic or two of it in the buff.

Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:09 pm

I can tell you that I like the pictures of the working tractors almost better than the show restoration tractors. Just means that these working tractors are loved and are still usefull after all these years!!!


Mike in La Crosse, WI

Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:39 pm

O.K. guys, I'm back with the requested pics... I was too late to get them in the buff, but better late than never. My friends dad painted it in his shop. He used to paint for John Deere - did a fairly good job.

Thanks again for the help and support. Although tractors really aren't my thing(not fast enough), it is good to see him get through this project.

By the way, if anyone is interested, he has an M for sale. Runs good, has new paint - looks as good as the H, decent tires, the electrical system has been straightened out, and comes with a loader. PM me if anyone is interested....



Sat Aug 04, 2007 8:24 pm

I fixed your pic links. Nice lookin' H! :D

Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:56 pm

Looks good!!! :D

By the way, Farmall Cubs are rated to hit about 6.5 mph in 3rd gear, you sayin' that ain't FAST?!!? :lol: :lol:

Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:41 am

My friends dad painted it in his shop. He used to paint for John Deere - did a fairly good job.

At least he didn't paint it green. Looks good.

Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:36 am

Bigdog wrote:I fixed your pic links. Nice lookin' H! :D

YOU are the man!

Thanks for fixing them... I put them up last night, but couldn't get them to work... I was in a hurry to leave and was just gonna figure it out today. I am not used to posting hosted pictures. The forum that I spend the most time on lets you d/l your pics to their server for posting. By the way, for future reference, what did I do wrong and what did you do to fix it?

Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:41 am

TexCub wrote:Looks good!!! :D

By the way, Farmall Cubs are rated to hit about 6.5 mph in 3rd gear, you sayin' that ain't FAST?!!? :lol: :lol:

6.5 mph!!! OMG! :shock: :shock: Does that thing come with a five point harness and a roll cage?

Aww, really I have an interest in most anything mechanical...