Model year: 2011Date Purchased: 2011-03-30Number of Hours: 220
"For the price, this is a great running, well-performing machine. I had some minor issues when it was new. Front crank seal leaked, window latches broke, alternator regulator failed, seat cracked. All easy to fix and covered by warranty.
I upgraded the loader control to a Prince valve and replaced loader hoses to add quick couplers so I could easily remove loader. Loader now works as good as any tractor I have ever driven.
I would buy one of these again in a heartbeat as for $13,500 I had a brand new tractor with cab and loader. Maybe another $500.00 for the loader upgrades and it is now excellent to use.
REVIEWER'S ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Pros: Excellent value, strong tractor with plenty of lift capacity.Cons: Need to fix little things when new, just oversights at the factory and/or dealer prep.Type of User: Homeowner 1-10 AcresLocation: CND OTI also considered buying: Jinma JM-284, Branson 2800, Foton 254 REVIEWER'S PHOTOS
2011 Dongfeng 254G2 with cab and loader.
by Cleat Humphrey
Model year: 2011Date Purchased: 2011-03-30Number of Hours: 11
"Overall a good tractor, Have had to replace front main seal on engine, 2 window latches, loader joystick, oil pressure sending unit. Sounds bad but all parts except window latches replaced right away under warranty. Window latches are on back order."
REVIEWER'S ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Pros: Great value.Cons: Must constantly fix little things, not something you would expect with a brand new tractor.Type of User: Homeowner 1-10 AcresLocation: CND OTI also considered buying: REVIEWER'S PHOTOS