Challenger project

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Re: Challenger project

Post #61 by Holger » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:14 am

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Re: Challenger project

Post #62 by Jeremy Rowland » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:37 am

Fred you'll have to tell me when your going to take her to a show I'd love to get to see your hard work in the flesh, looks fantastic :thumbup: .

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Re: Challenger project

Post #63 by martyn williams » Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:34 am

Looking great Fred :thumbup:
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Re: Challenger project

Post #64 by marshallmp6 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:53 am

Great job Fred ..... It is at about this stage when all that work and hassle suddenly seems to become all worthwhile. Have you ever thought about an extended holiday "Down Under" ???? I have two Challenger 3s and a Challenger 4 to rebuild from the ground up sometime in the future. Enjoy the fun of showing and demonstrating the 33. Cheers Don.

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Re: Challenger project

Post #65 by FOWLER MAN » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:34 pm

Hi All,
Thanks for your interest and encouragement. An extended holliday down under sounds great, but I think "Head Office" would have something to say unless she came allong too. :lol: :lol:
"PROJECT COMPLETE" :D :D
Fitted the new seat today, and checked oil levels and greased right through. Even fixed the original Forrestry Commission plate with their fleet No. :thumbup:
She's ready to go now, probably next year for a working day though. :( :( I've got a Fowler logging winch for her, :think: I may get that sorted and fitted by then.
Here are two final pics.
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Re: Challenger project

Post #66 by Mark.Rive » Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:42 pm

That is a fantastic restoration Fred. :bow: Mark

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Re: Challenger project

Post #67 by FOWLER MAN » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:50 am

Mark.Rive wrote:That is a fantastic restoration Fred. :bow: Mark


Thanks Mark.
I've got the editor and another gent from Old Tractor and Classic Plant Magazines coming to see her on Friday. :D
They want to see her and have a look at my Fowler History jottings. Their interested in my time with Priestman and other stuff too. :o
I hope they remain interested. :thumbup:
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Re: Challenger project

Post #68 by martyn williams » Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:16 pm

Hello Fred
You have done a great job on the Challenger,she also sounds a good as it looks.I was well impressed by the thought that has gone into these dozers in its design. Looking forward to seeing it at work. Thanks for demonstrating it for me Fred :thumbup:
Did you find the starting handle pin for your Fordson ? That tractor will look great restored, also in orange.Is that your favorite colour :lol:
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Re: Challenger project

Post #69 by Jeremy Rowland » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:53 pm

Well done Fred :claphands: :bow: always very rewarding to see the fruits of your own hard work and you have put plenty of that into this fantastic restoration, very good!!

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Re: Challenger project

Post #70 by taurus MK1 » Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:34 pm

A great job Fred well done :claphands: :claphands: :claphands:


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