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Two Cylinder Torque

In this week's video we see the last 30 feet of a tractor pull held by the Rocky Mountain Tractor Pullers Association.

John Deere Lemons?

John Deere lemonsJuly 1991I’m sure that the title of this article has already grabbed your attention and some of you readers are already becoming...
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Can you Start a Waterloo Boy?

There are a few steps in starting a century old tractor. This video explains how to set the spark and throttle, prime and crank...

Life in the Slow Lane

Life in the slow laneJuly 1992His business card reads: “No business. Too healthy to beg. Too old to steal. Just a lion around.” Kurt...
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Introducing the 5020

Here's a short video originally produced by Deere that tells us about the 5020.

Can a Model “A” be Converted to Diesel?

To some people, the words, “It can’t be done,” mean nothing more than “try harder.” I imagine that this was the motto of the...
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How Slow Will a Two Cylinder Run?

The Indianapolis 500 is this weekend and the cars running will have engines revving up to 12,000 RPM. Here's a 1949 John Deere "A"...

Detroit Deere Corporation

The Screaming Jimmy meets the Leaping Deere-almost If you are 40 years old or older at some point while sitting at the coffee shop, outside...
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Can Anything Stop an 830 at a Tractor Pull?

This video is a good illustration of the lugging power-torque of John Deere two cylinder tractors.

The Tecumseh Pony Motor?

Tecumseh pony motorsBack in 1990, I was farming using a 530 Case and an “AR” John Deere. In an effort to improve time and...