Is it possible to get original colour paints for old tractors? I am currently doing up a Ferguson TE20 but the paintwork is in a pretty bad state.

A: I am jealous of the opportunity you have to do up a Fergie, but at least I can help with the paint. Vintage Ferguson Light Grey - the one I believe you will need - is on the colour chart from Farmline. Should you need the darker-grey Fergie paint, this is also available.

Farmline offers a wide range of agricultural and horticultural machinery paints from David Brown Orchid White to Wheel Horse Red. Paint for the old Howard Rotavator is available along with up-to-date colours for the most popular brands of grounds care machinery - Countax, Ransomes, Toro, Hayter, JCB, John Deere, Kubota, Ford, Atco, Hayter and Scag.

Farmline paints are available from Central Spares in Wimborne, Dorset.

Sally Drury has been reporting on product developments and testing kit for 29 years. The advice given in this helpline is independent.

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