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6 Volt to 12 Volt Conversion FAQs

6 Volt to 12 Volt Conversion FAQs

From the Steiner Tech Support line: 6 Volt to 12 Volt Conversion FAQs Here are some of the most frequent questions we get about 12 volt conversions here at Steiner Tractor Parts. If you’re thinking about making the switch, here are some good tips: Why convert from a 6 volt to a 12 volt system? […]

Tractor Quiz Answers

Tractor Quiz Answers

Earlier this week I challenged you to a quiz: can you recognize these tractors (make and model) without their color or decal? Here are the answers. Kudos to Ryan Foster for being the first person to get nearly all of them correct! Tractor #1: Ford 5000. Tractor #2: Cockshutt 20. Tractor #3: Ford 871 (give yourself a […]

Tractor Quiz

Tractor Quiz

Can you recognize these tractors (make and model) without their color or decal?   Give your answers in the comments below – and come back on Thursday for the results! Tractor #1:   Tractor #2:   Tractor #3:   Tractor #4:   Tractor #5:   Tractor #6:   Tractor #7:   Tractor #8:   Tractor […]

Do You Really Need a Manual?

Do You Really Need a Manual?

It’s a common question: “Do I really need to own a manual for my tractor?” After all, manuals aren’t free (most cost around $20), and with all the information available online these days it seems a little old-school to buy one. Besides, who wants to read the directions! It seems like a lot more fun […]

How to Date your Ford Tractor

How to Date your Ford Tractor

You can learn exactly when your Ford tractor was manufactured. It just takes a little bit of know-how to find and decipher the codes on your tractor. Here’s how: First, locate the date code. You’ll find it on the right side of your tractor, imprinted on the flywheel housing. Look just behind the starter and […]

On the Road with Rachel: New Paris, I...

On the Road with Rachel: New Paris, Indiana Auction

I visited the Polk auction this past Thursday, March 17. My sister Hannah and I had a great day meeting fans, visiting with old friends, and seeing all the show-stopping tractors. In case you missed the sale, here are some highlights! Let’s start with the John Deere tractors – the Polk Auction folks really know […]

Ford 8N Before and After

Ford 8N Before and After

This Ford 8N was restored by Willard Green of Big Stone Gap Virginia. Willard is now working on a Fordson Dexta 3 cylinder Diesel. Great job Willard, keep up the good work.

6 Reasons to Pick a Favorite Tractor

6 Reasons to Pick a Favorite Tractor

 Do you have a favorite antique tractor brand? If not, you should! Here are six reasons why brand loyalty matters: Repairs are easier. Once you’ve worked on one model of your preferred brand, you’ll probably have an easier time working on other models from the same maker. Every company has their own way of doing […]

Happiness is our Ford 8N

Happiness is our Ford 8N

My husband wanted an older tractor that was reliable, but also brought back the memories he has of being a kid plowing in his Granddad’s fields. We wanted one that was just the right size for our hobby farm and could pull the old tandem that belonged to his Granddad. Our 8N tractor is the […]

How the Nebraska Tractor Tests Got St...

How the Nebraska Tractor Tests Got Started

Wilmot Croitzer bought a lemon. He’d been duped by a fast-talking salesman, and now found himself the owner of a broken-down Ford tractor. Croitzer thought he was purchasing a reliable tractor produced by Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company. Instead, he’d purchased a tractor made by the fraudulent “Ford Tractor Co.” of Minneapolis, who […]

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May
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all-day Buckeye Farm Antique 27th Annual... @ Shelby County Fairgrounds
Buckeye Farm Antique 27th Annual... @ Shelby County Fairgrounds
May 27 – May 29 all-day
Featuring Cockshutt Tractors & Equipment Canadian Gas Engines We are featuring Cockshutt but we encourage all tractors to participate Featured Events: Threshing & Corn Shredding Craft & Flea Market • Primitive Crafts • Quilt Show Parts Area •[...]
Jun
3
Fri
all-day 14th Annual Antique Power Associ...
14th Annual Antique Power Associ...
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
Featuring : Tractor Pull • Exhibits • Vendors • Kids Games • Family Fun
all-day 2016 Glory Days Of Iron Show @ Lewis Young Park
2016 Glory Days Of Iron Show @ Lewis Young Park
Jun 3 – Jun 5 all-day
Featured Activities: Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull • Adult Pedal Tractor Pull • Kids Money In The Hay • Women’s Shoe & Skillet Throw • Trams & Kiddie Train Rides Homemade Ice Cream • Parade Of[...]
all-day Hudson Mills Old Power Club @ Fowlerville Fairgrounds 800 W Grand River Ave Fowlerville MI 48836
Hudson Mills Old Power Club @ Fowlerville Fairgrounds 800 W Grand River Ave Fowlerville MI 48836
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
Online at: www.hmopc.com
all-day Mohawk Valley Power of the Past ... @ Oriskany Falls Fire Department Field Oriskany Falls NY 13425
Mohawk Valley Power of the Past ... @ Oriskany Falls Fire Department Field Oriskany Falls NY 13425
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
Online at: http://www.mohawkvalleypowerofthepast.com/home.html
all-day Summer Farm Toy Show @ National Farm Toy Museum 1110 16th Ave Ct SE Dyersville IA 52040 Other Location info: At National Farm Toy Museum & Beckman High School
Summer Farm Toy Show @ National Farm Toy Museum 1110 16th Ave Ct SE Dyersville IA 52040 Other Location info: At National Farm Toy Museum & Beckman High School
Jun 3 all-day
Online at: http://www.nationalfarmtoymuseum.com/ ; www.summerfarmtoyshow.com — Contact: NFTM at 563-875-2727
Jun
4
Sat
all-day Christian County Antique Tractor... @ Wuertley Farm & Pulling Grounds
Christian County Antique Tractor... @ Wuertley Farm & Pulling Grounds
Jun 4 all-day
1st pull: Fundraiser for Ozark FFA on June 4th 2nd & 3rd pull: June 25th , 30th 4th pull: August 27th 5th pull: September 24th 6th pull: October 15th Fundraiser for St Judes Hospital  [...]