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The only top vented cap on the market today

ABC1880Our new ABC1880 top vented fuel cap with splash guard & NBR grade A gasket is now in stock. The cap fits Allis Chalmers, Cockshutt, International, John Deere, Massey Harris, Oliver tractors. Massey collectors – this is the cap you have been waiting for!

Tractor Stories – 1939 Oliver 70


This is Bree Heimbecker’s 1939 Oliver 70, I received it as a basket case a little over a year ago, after much research, parts tracking, and work this is the final product. Parts were purchased from Steiner, Grand Blanc Tractor and Ebay. The portions of the tractor that were originally red were painted pink, this was just to make it hers. She loves to drive it and has been on several events with it including Buckley, and our own tractor tour (Country Boys Antique Tractor Tour)  where it was driven over 30 miles. More pictures of our tour are located on our Facebook Page or Website; www.countryboystractortour.com.

How do I install my new part?

Questions Did you know that we have a page dedicated entirely to instructions and diagrams. JR is always adding new information to help you with your part installation and handle any questions you may have.

Over 40 new diagrams on seat bolt patterns and measurements were added this week alone. The documents are listed alphabetically by part number, followed by miscellaneous information under brand.

You can find our  "How To's" page under the "Community & Info." tab on our website.

What is your tractor’s story?


Last year’s photo contest was a big hit and left many people asking for more tractor stories. So this year we will be hosting a tractor stories contest. Did you find a rusty tractor that needed restoration? Did you inherit the family tractor that has kept the farm running for over 50 years? Or did you just catch the antique tractor bug? Whatever it is, share your story and photos with us!

The contest opened for participation on Friday, April 1, 2011 and will run through Wednesday, June 15, 2011. We will announce the winners on July 4th via our website, e-mail, Facebook© and Twitter™. They will be featured in our 2012 catalog and will receive bragging rights among antique tractor enthusiasts everywhere!

Anyone with an antique tractor, a digital camera, a great story and a desire to win is encouraged to enter! You do not have to be a current customer of ours to participate; however, if you are a customer, feel free to make note of the products you used for your restoration in the story. Dan Steiner will have the final vote on the winning story. Each individual is permitted to submit up to three tractor photos.* The photos must be less than 3MB to upload through the website (though we may contact the winners for a higher resolution for print purposes).

Be sure to use the built in share features to share your entry with your social network including family and friends. The more voting, the better! Also, if you provide more details about the make and model of the tractor and the location of the photo(s), you are likely to entice people to vote for your tractor.

Mouse_Pad Just for participating you will receive a "My #1 Tractor" mouse pad with photo opening to proudly display your tractor photo.


For more information visit us at Best Antique Tractor.

Good luck!

Antique Tractor Gauge Troubleshooting

Questions Rob, in our technical department, recently found a document that provides really good troubleshooting information on antique tractor gauges.  This pdf will explain the basic types of gauges and how they function.  It also includes some detailed information on how to troubleshoot the various types of tractor gauges. 
Collectors of many brands of antique tractors will find this useful. It is not exclusive to any one brand of antique tractor.  We will be linking this blog to our tractor gauges listed under Allis Chalmers, Case, Ford, IH – Farmall, John Deere, Oliver and Minneapolis Moline. 
If you are having any issues with your gauges either before or after buying new tractor gauges, you will find this document helpful. 

Have any other information to share with other tractor hobbyists?  Share it in the comments.


$500.00 Winner

Our first drawing for a $500.00 gift certificate to Steiner Tractor Parts was recently held and the winner is…

Brad Canankamp of Wooster Ohio

We received the following note and picture from Brad and look forward to seeing his completed project. Congratulations Brad!


“Thank you so much, this is great and comes at a very good time. I’m currently in the process of restoring an Oliver 1600 4 wheel drive. There were only a few of these made so it should be a really nice tractor to add to my collection when it’s finished. I’ve included a photo of the tractor before I started taking it apart. Right now it is completely tore down and scattered all over the shop."

Thanks again,

You could be a winner like Brad. To become eligible just sign up for our Steiner Tractor Parts email updates. You will receive the latest news, new parts updates, specials and a chance to win our quarterly drawing.


091209162 Samantha Edgington (Purchasing) and Oliver Legel tied the knot on September 12th, 2009 in a beautiful outdoor ceremony. The weather was perfect for the afternoon ceremony at the Greystone Mansion in Honor Michigan. Several ‘Steiner’ employees and their families attended the wedding. Chelsea Thomas (Customer Service Rep) and Andrew Wilberding (Advertising) stood up in the wedding. Family members of the groom travelled from as far as Canada and Germany to attend the special event. View the album link for a few pictures of the wedding.

Wedding Album

Weekly Featured Products

IHS852 International Tilt Steering Wheel Cap

Fits International: FITS THE FOLLOWING WITH TILT WHEEL: 706, 756, 766, 806, 826, 856, 966, 1026, 1066, 1206, 1256, 1456, 1466, 1468, 1566, 1568, 2706, 2806

Replaces: 400220R1


IHS980 International Fuel Gauge w/ Sending Unit

Fits John Deere: 620, 630, 720, 730 GAS OR DSL WITH 12 Volt Electric Start

Replaces: Gauge: AF2721R & AR88048, SENDING UNIT: AF2173R

How do I test a fuel gauge?


ABC570 Economy Muffler Clamp

Fits Allis Chalmers, Avery, Case, Cockshutt, Ford, International, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, Massey Harris, Minneapolis Moline & Oliver: Models using 1-5/8" clamp

  • Ford:  — USE W/ FDS124, FDS121 (1 END ONLY)
  • Oliver — USE W/ OLS091
  • Dimensions: 1-5/8"


DEC454 Oliver Shield Decal

  • Dimensions & Notes: RED — 3"



DEC464 Case Eagle Decal

  • Fits Case: Tractors & Equipment
  • Dimensions: 6" Tall




FDS493 Ford Select-O-Speed Clutch Torque Limiter Disc

  • Fits Following Fords w/Select-O-Speed Transmission, 1959-1964: 611, 671, 681, 771, 811, 871, 881, 971, 981, 1811, 1871, 1881, 2000 (4 cyl), 2111, 4000 (4 cyl), 4121, 6000 (1961 & UP)

  • Dimensions: 7-1/4" O.D. 20 SPLINE — 1.080 SPLINE I.D.
  • Replaces: 313875, 313966, C0NN7A539B, C3NN7A539A & E8NN7A539AA


ACS357 Oil Pan Gasket

  • Fits Allis Chalmers: G & others with N62 Continental Engine
  • Fits Massey Harris: Pony & others with N62 Continental Engines
  • Replaces: Allis Chalmers: 800286
  • Replaces: Massey Harris: 1500077M1


IHS018 Back in Stock! Lower Radiator Housing

  • Fits International: CUB & CUB LOBOY
  • Replaces: International 350886R11


    JDS778 Fuel Gauge with Sending Unit

    • Fits John Deere: 620, 630, 720, 730 GAS OR DSL WITH 12 VOLT ELECTRIC START
    • Replaces: Gauge: AF2721R & AR88048 — Sending Unit: AF2173R
    • How do I test a fuel gauge?