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Took just short of 2 weeks, used some muscles I thought I didn't have :shock: but here it is... vintage(1961) MF65(765).









Still a nut or two and stickers missing, will get to that ;-)
 

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SWEET ride. They must have offered a different grill package over there , Ive been around a lot of old tractors and can usually tell what they are from the grill. If you had not of said I would not have known
 

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M-5":2yy6p74d said:
SWEET ride. They must have offered a different grill package over there , Ive been around a lot of old tractors and can usually tell what they are from the grill. If you had not of said I would not have known

Hood latches are different also as one we have hear had the chrome knobs that you twist over.
 

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You're a whole lot faster than I am!.. it took me two months to do our MF255.. I had the whole thing torn apart pretty much
 

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That brings back memories. Many years ago my father and his partner in custom hay business were using one of those to pull the square baler. When they finally got a larger tractor to bale with the Massey 35 got moved to rake tractor. I sure was proud to get to use it after those years of raking with a Ford 9N.
 
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Thanks all, it purrrs. Amazing what a little paint, new filters and an oil change can do :D

M-5":20rcx24q said:
SWEET ride. They must have offered a different grill package over there , Ive been around a lot of old tractors and can usually tell what they are from the grill. If you had not of said I would not have known
I'm searching for an original grill...that is a homemade job :p
Nesikep":20rcx24q said:
You're a whole lot faster than I am!.. it took me two months to do our MF255.. I had the whole thing torn apart pretty much
I luckily didn't have to split it, just pulled the front apart to replace waterpump and at the same time gave the radiator a once over. When I purchased the tractor about 15yrs ago it had been reconditioned.
 
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Bet you had fun finding the right nuts & bolts when you put it together :lol:
 

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