Massey 35x - a few questions

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Re: Massey 35x - a few questions

Post #21 by hair bear » Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:06 pm

A rear weight would help, but can also encourage overloading and extra stress on the loader and front axle. The recognised home made counterweight was a barrel full of concrete or similar, but just stick a couple of bales on the rear spike to start with and see what effect it has. You could always water ballast the back wheels. My 35 didn't have a loader and I only ever used it for ploughing but always ran the 12.4/11-28 rears at 75% saline. Stuck like the proverbial to a blanket.
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Re: Massey 35x - a few questions

Post #22 by bulldozer1 » Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:25 am

I drove a 35X for 15 years and that tractor did not have a diff lock nor multi power nor 2 stage clutch. Some body has said it was probably an export model that was cancelled so it was a very basic model. That been said it was a fantastic tractor and did all the jobs expected of it, as far as I know it is still running today.
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Re: Massey 35x - a few questions

Post #23 by essexpete » Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:52 am

https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php ... 5x.179030/

A proper minefield for ID, but if you sift through the facts are there.


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