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Tractor Hire

  • Do you hire tractors?

    Yes we do, Southland Farm Machinery has a hire company called Tractor hire South, with a wide range of models available. Call our Second Hand Sales Manager, Alister Kidd for more information on what stock we have available to hire.

    Phone Alister Kidd: 03 215 9132 or 027 686 8454

Oil

  • Is there a difference between hydraulic oil and transmission oil?

    No, there is no difference.

Servicing

  • How often should I get my tractor serviced?

    Once a year or every 250 hours.

  • How often should I service my lawnmower? And when is the best time?

    Your lawnmower should be serviced once a year. During winter is the best time to service your gear so that when spring comes and the grass grows your machine can perform at its best.

  • What does a Ride-On Mower service include?

    • Change engine oil and filter
    • Lubricate all grease points
    • Sharpen or replace blades
    • Clean out or replace air filter and spark plug
    • Check fuel filter
    • Clean battery terminals
    • Complete inspection of mower – including all belts and pulleys
    • Check of tyres and level mower deck
    • Check valve clearance
    • Steam clean
  • What does a Push Mower service include?

    • Oil change
    • Sharpen blades
    • Lubricate all grease points
    • Clean or replace air filter and spark plug
    • Adjust carburettor
    • Complete inspection of mower
    • Steam clean
Invercargill Gore Mosgiel Cromwell
243 Dee Street
Phone: 03 215 9132
A/H: Alister: 027 686 8454
A/H: Pete S: 027 434 5209
A/H: Pete L: 027 433 1492
A/H: Brent: 021 723 360
12 Charlton Lane
Gore, 9710
Southland
Phone: 03 208 8203
A/H: Mike: 027 432 4572
A/H: Michael: 027 433 4123
13 McGlashan Street, Mosgiel
Otago
Phone: 03 489 0472
A/H: Daniel: 027 566 3100
A/H: Scott: 027 588 3488
A/H: Barry: 027 486 6433
12 Elspeth Street
Cromwell, 9310
Central Otago
Phone: 03 445 1046
A/H: Bruce: 027 434 0431
A/H: Murray: 027 807 4032


Website: www.sfml.co.nz