• The machine is completely disassembled and all parts are cleaned.

  • Drive train components are disassembled, cleaned and inspected.

  • Cabs and all major weldments are inspected, repaired and upgraded as required.

 

   
  • Frames are re-machined as needed or fitted with hardened steel bushings to restore to original specifications

  • The structural integrity of the frames are checked, repaired and updated as required

  • Torque converters are rebuilt back to original specifications

  • Transmissions are rebuilt back to original specifications with all available upgrades for that model transmission

  • Axles are rebuilt back to original specifications with all available upgrades for that series axle.

 

Example: F-256 axle is upgraded to F-257 axle with improved spindles & mechanical locking nut arrangement. The F-340/345 option is also available.

   

  • Winches are rebuilt back to original specifications with all available updates for that model winch

  • Grapple arms are replaced as needed. Grapple heads are inspected, repaired and upgraded as required. The swing retarder system is upgraded to current production standards.

  • Pins & bushings are inspected & replaced as required

  • All hydraulic hoses are replaced

  • Hydraulic cylinders are rebuilt & updated as required. Approximately 50% of cylinders are replaced with new to take advantage of newer features

  • Hydraulic pumps are rebuilt or replaced

  • Hydraulic valving is rebuilt or replaced as required

   
  • A re-con 6BTA 5.9 (174 HP) Cummins engine is installed with rebuilt alternator and starter. As an option, a new Cummins engine could be installed if preferred. (flywheel housing, drive ring  and miscellaneous accessories are remanufactured)
  • Cab features are restored to original. Heater fans, instrument panels and lexan windows are inspected and repaired or replaced as required
  • Wiring harnesses are inspected and repaired or replaced as required
  • Batteries are inspected & replaced as required
  • Many features of new units are added such as fan guards, fuel shut off systems and increased circuit breaker protection
   
  • Tractors are re-assembled in Franklin's assembly facility, by the same personnel who assembled the new units
  • Upon completion of assembly, the re-manufactured unit goes through the same inspection & correction process of a new unit
   
  • The machine is painted the new dark green Franklin color and decals are installed
  • A new or like new seat is installed
  • New or like new tires are available as an option
  • Addition of air condition or remanufacture of existing unit (DLX only) is available as an option
  • Current production, flip up style engine hood sides are available as an option
  • The tractor serial number includes a Reman Code (example: SN-15929RM0101 shows that SN 15929 was remanufactured January, 2001)

FRANKLIN TREEFARMER
PO Box 697, Franklin, VA 23851
Tel: (757) 562-6111, Fax: (757) 562-3631
Email:
lturner@franklineq.com