Yes you can do that! Just need longer bolts to hold it all together. May need seals as well!Hey TUDOR. If I you were to pick up a spare control valve could you pull it apart and add one of the spools to another valve, to make it a 3 spool?
Thank you. Unfortunately it's going a bit slower than I'd like, but it's getting pretty close and I'm hoping that it should be up and moving (and maybe even rototilling if I get the courage to get the tires dirty) by the Spring time.Just found this thread, I guess I don't get on here enough anymore lol. I read it right from the start, you did a great job on the tractor. Lots of great information. Makes me want to get out and work on my 1650 project again.
I picked up a spare set a while back, I hope to add the 3rd valve whenever I get tractor running.Hey TUDOR. If I you were to pick up a spare control valve could you pull it apart and add one of the spools to another valve, to make it a 3 spool?
Did you want to sell the other spool that your not going to use ? LolI picked up a spare set a while back, I hope to add the 3rd valve whenever I get tractor running.
When I ever get that point, I plan on using the outer plate/vale and making a inner backing plate and using the single lever for an attachment on my sears.Did you want to sell the other spool that your not going to use ? Lol
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You'll have both the outside parts to make a single spool with it!When I ever get that point, I plan on using the outer plate/vale and making a inner backing plate and using the single lever for an attachment on my sears.
Wanna bet? oke: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:Four spools won't fit under the fender.
Agreed! Stock size 26x12-12 tires, stock wheels, no spacers........Nobody would even notice if you added 2-3" to either side of the fenders lol
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Four spools won't fit under the fender.
Probably not. Maybe a guy could rig up a valve on the 3rd spool to split it between two functions?Thanks Bob,
Maybe the real question is, is there enough value in a 4th spool to drastically modify the fender?
And if 2 spools are dedicated to either a blower or blade, are 2 useful for the 3 PT? Maybe not?
I just read this whole thread, beautiful job do far! I'd love to be able to find an 1855 to restore as well but unfortunately her in PEI they are impossible to find lol. I love doing fab work & restoring. Keep it up, staying tuned.Agreed! Stock size 26x12-12 tires, stock wheels, no spacers........
First off, thanks for the kind words, guys!
And regarding the extra hydraulic spool, I've only seen one other Massey that had this option and I wondered the same exact thing. The answer is, they're for NOTHING. I couldn't believe it. There are just two plugs in each port of the third hydraulic spool. I guess it was there for the owner to decide what he wanted to do with it and plumb whatever to it.
I thought about adding a hydraulic top link to my Massey 1855 and using the auxiliary hydraulic spool to control it. I've spent hours and hours searching and researching and I don't really know if I want to do it, because of price and the fact that the shortest hydraulic cylinder that will work, is a couple inches longer than the relatively short Massey Ferguson original top link that came on the 1855.
I thought about using this..........
But then people say you need check valves otherwise there will be cylinder fade, and that adds even more to the cost and then you've over $200. I still don't know what direction I'd go.
Old post, but what about using the deck lift cylinder off one of your parts tractors? The over all length is just a little short but nothing a modded clevis wouldn't fix? That's what I'm thinking of doing with my third valve.
PS, Did you end up using the dash off of that one you acquired?
This is a "Heavy Hitch". I got it with some suitcase weights I bought. Unfortunately it's green, so I'll be painting it black soon.Looks good! Whats that green on the back end?