FOWLER LEEDS

CLICK ON PLAY TO SEE ALL THE PICTURES

1 BRAMBLES VF

FOWLER VF CRAWLER. (ABOVE)
THIS OLD CRAWLER WAS ORIGINALLY USED BY THE FORESTRY COMMISSION IN HAMPSHIRE. STOOD OUTSIDE FOR MANY YEARS IN HAMPSHIRE. PURCHASED FOR SPARES IN 1983 AND STOOD OUTSIDE FOR A FURTHER 8 YEARS. REMOVED FROM IT'S BRABBLE HOME IN 1992 AND RESTORED.
NEW PINS AND BUSHES WERE FITTED HAVING REMOVED THE OLD ONES BY SLEDGE HAMMER, NEW ROLLER BEARING MADE. ALL NEW TINWORK WAS MADE FOR THE BACK END AND CENTRE BONNET. EXTENSIVE RESTORATION WAS DONE
INCLUDING A WELD REPAIR TO THE CYLINDER. THE WINCH WAS REMOVE AT SOME POINT. A SMART LOOKING TRACTOR RESULTED AND A GOOD MACHINE FOR PULLING STUCK LORRIES OUT OF THE MUD.

FOWLER VFA CRAWLER WITH BRAY HYD BLADE. (BELOW) PURCHASED FROM WALES IN 1992 AS A RUSTY WRECK, NEW TINWORK AND SEAT WERE MADE. THE CYLINDER WAS REBORED AND HAD LOADS OF NEW EXPENCIVE PARTS.THE CRANKSHAFT HAD TO BE REMOVED AFTER PAINTING AS THE AIR SEALS WERE LEAKING.

NAVIGATE THIS SITE:
CLICK ON THE TRACTOR
FOR THE NEXT PAGE: