When it comes to keeping farm equipment running smoothly, it takes detailed maintenance and the proper repairs to avoid expensive breakdowns. On this page, you’ll find lessons for keeping engines, spark plugs, and batteries working well plus tips for winterizing equipment and restoring classic tractors.  There’s no doubt that engines are the heart of any equipment and keeping the engine happy keeps the machine working in tip-top shape. Engine performance can be based on the torque and horsepower. This torque and horsepower article explains the differences between the two and how to measure both. Successful Farming magazine’s Engine Man Ray Bohacz has engine grease and field dirt under his fingernails from a life spent repairing equipment and running a farm. The farmer and repairman answers tough questions from fellow farmers including, is diesel fuel getting into my engine oil or why does my diesel lack power at high rpm? Though diesel engines are often the main worker on the farm, there are numerous gas power plants that also need attention and maintenance. One of these crucial components is the often-ignored spark plug, which has a great effect on engine operation. From...