Uncategorized Archives - Page 2 of 7 - Antique Tractor Blog Skip to main content

Farmall 200 Back at Work

Farmall 200

Farmall 200

J’ai donné un tracteur Farmall 200 1954 à mon mari pour sa fête en mai 2010. Il n’était pas en bon état on a essayé de le faire réparer mais sans succès. Un jour un ami Pierre Lorrain nous dit qu’il acceptait de nous le remettre en fonction et de le remettre en neuf. Il a fait un miracle. Il est comme neuf et tout fonctionne grâce à Pierre et à votre site ou on peut avoir les pièces pour ces tracteurs. Même la pelle fonctionne. Mon mari est super content. Donc merci à vous et à Pierre.

Jacques Clermont
Quebec, Canada

I gave a farmall 200 1954 tractor to my husband for his party in May 2010. It was not in good condition we tried to have it repaired but without success. One day a friend Pierre Lorrain tells us that he would get it back into operation and refurbish it. He did a miracle. It’s like new and everything works thanks to Pierre and your site where you can have the parts for these tractors. Even the shovel works. My husband is super happy. So thanks to you and Pierre.

For more Farmall / International tractor stories click here.




Mecum Auction

Don’t Miss the Auction Action!

We’re hitting the road to join our Mecum Auction friends at their 6th annual Gone Farmin’ Tractor Auction in Davenport, Iowa November 9th-11th. With over 500 tractors available for auction, their biggest premiere yet is one you won’t want to miss!

Enter Our Daily Raffle

Stop by the Steiner table and say hello to Suzette and Craig and enter our raffle for a chance to win a bundle of goodies including a Steiner gift card! 3 winners will be drawn each day.

Free Shipping + $50 Gift Card

Place an order at the auction and get free shipping. If your order is over $250 we’ll throw in a $50 Steiner gift card! Offer is valid on retail orders shipping regular ground in the contiguous United States.

Pickup Your 2018 Catalog

Be one of the first to get your new 2018 Steiner catalog.

Can’t make it to the auction? For the first time ever, the auction will be streamed LIVE! Mecum will stream via Facebook Live on Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm (CT). Tune into RFD-TV from 10:30am – 12:30pm (CT) Saturday for more auction action!

October Winner of $200 Gift Card

$200 Gift Card WinnerThe winner of October’s $200 Steiner gift card is Michael Rebello of Bristol, Rhode Island. Michael has been a Steiner customer since 2013 and has a 1958 Farmall Cub. Congratulations, Michael!

Would you like to receive our Steiner Tractor Parts monthly newsletter and be enrolled for a chance to win a $200 STP gift card? Sign up now!

View Previous Winners >>

New V.I.P. Dealer Acct Representatives

We are excited to announce an additional perk to our V.I.P. dealer program. All V.I.P. dealers will now have 2 dedicated customer service representatives. Our duo of “success managers” will provide advanced customer support to our V.I.P. dealer accounts to help streamline their shopping experience. With over 15 years of combined experience, Brandi and Shannon are both ready to take orders, answer your questions, provide sales reports, and listen to any suggestions.

Auction in Iowa

We will be joining our Mecum Auction friends at the Gone Farmin’ tractor auction in Muscatine Iowa on June 2nd and 3rd.

Stop by our table and pick up a free 2017 catalog or quarterly magazine. Place your order at the auction and receive free shipping. If your retail order is over $250 (excluding tax) we’ll throw in a $50 Steiner gift card!

For more details on the auction visit www.Mecum.com

Offer valid for retail orders shipping regular ground in the contiguous U.S.
Orders must be placed at the auction.

Don’t forget to ask for a free coozie and see what is special behind the tag.

Little Cousins Stop In

These two little cousins both stopped by to say hi to their Dad’s at lunchtime today. Rowan’s dad Richard work in the R&D dept and Mackenzie’s dad Derek works in Receiving. What a great pick me up for the day!

The Gift of Giving

Gifts from Santa for our family.

This year the employees at Steiner Tractor Parts chose to work with three charities. Toys for Tots, WNEM food drive and a local family in need of help. With multiple donation ideas available it would have been easy for one to be neglected. But true to form our STP group came together and donated to all three.

Toys for Tots

Our Toys for Tots boxes were overloaded with 95 toys this year.

A STP employee came to us about a family in their area who was struggling this year. A great-grandmother in her 70’s raising two great-grandchildren under 10 after they lost their parents. When asked what she needed she only requested a few small things for the children, and possibly a pair of tennis shoes or a deep fryer for herself.  I am happy to say not only did she receive shoes and a deep fryer her and the children received clothing, toys and several other items as well as two large gift cards for Meijers and Walmart to help with any other items she may need after the holidays. Last month the employees also provided the family with food for Thanksgiving.

And last but not least two boxes were filled with around 50 food and clothing items for the Giving Back food drive for the Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan.

Ford 8N Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Are you having trouble with your Ford 8N hydraulics? Here are some suggestions to get you started fixing your tractor. While these tips are specifically for the Ford 8N, many other models of antique tractors will show similar symptoms when their hydraulics need attention.

If the hydraulics drift down, that usually means the relief valve is squeaking by. This is easy to check – just remove the side door and watch the oil move. If the oil is leaking out of the piston top, the seal or o-ring could be damaged. While the 8N piston originally came with steel rings, many have been upgraded with a Jubilee style o-ring.

If the hydraulics don’t go up at all, it’s likely that the ball socket is the problem (worn out or jumped out of place).

If the hydraulics either go all the way up or all the way down (with no control in the middle), the problem is likely with your pivot pins. They simply wear out and need to be replaced.

If it seems like your hydraulics just aren’t doing anything, be sure to check that the PTO lever is engaged and then try.

In any case, don’t forget about fresh oil! It makes a big difference. I recommend hydra-trans oil.

A short tutorial of hydraulic repair on a Ford 8N is available here.

Of course, once you diagnose the problem you still need to fix it! Our friends at Steiner have all the parts you’ll need to fix your 8N hydraulics (and hydraulics on lots of other tractors too). Just give them a ring to get started. Call 1-888-567-0015