Older tractors may have been upgraded with newer parts or old parts may have replaced broken parts. Some codes are four digits like D128. Longford Tel: + 353 0 44 9357912 Email:. Many people don't consider the vertical exhaust to be an improvement. A steel-wheel version photo is provided further down this page. I googled it until I was googly-eyed. Our website is not just an online store.
President Roosevelt was so impressed, he bought the tractor and implements on the spot for his farm in upstate New York, and allowed restrictions on tractor manufacturing to be lifted. Anyone looking for a working tractor should be looking for a small diesel. Problems were most often identified by higher than acceptable returns for repairs. This is the beast: I think you are correct on the 1975. The 8N tractor still incorporated elements of the 3-point system that were patented by Ferguson.
Most 8N serial numbers will also have these star symbols. They started making then in 1975. We also carry for farm tractors. Look for a flat spot in the casting a few inches back from the oil filter, just below the cylinder head. It has been well over 50 years since production of the 8N tractor ended. The lawsuit was eventually settled for 9. Hello everybody, I'm trying to nail down the identification of my new to me Ford.
Most parts are still readily available. These were stubby tractors with smaller tires and special sheet metal body parts, mostly used at airports. So I'd say your 462xxx is definatally a 1975 I still cant find any info on that K. Blue Exhaust, Blue seat cushion with orange piping New Performance Dexta Prefix 09 1963-1964 Ornamentation: Horizontal Fordson Dexta decal badge with silver letters on gray background on both sides of bonnet. There is nothing wrong with mis-matched parts if you are looking for a working tractor. Researching Ford tractor serial numbers is very frustrating. A song by Johnny Cash comes to mind, but wasn't that a Cadillac? This is a critical tool for operating and maintaining your machine.
Blue seat cushion with grey piping. Lights fixed to outside of nose cowl Paintwork: Empire Blue livery with Fordson Orange wheels and grilles. The actual loader model is most likely a 730. Paying for maintenance on a vintage gas engine makes any diesel a better value for a working tractor. Low serial number tractors for each model are worth more to collectors.
I'm a bit skeptical of one that high. As in the past, improvements continued to show up on the 8N tractors, without regard to a particular model year. The Ford N-Series tractors were very successful. Other than the few stripped-down versions specifications for the 2N tractors were the same as previous 9N tractors. It is written in the language of a mechanic and may include valuable detailed information such as specifications, torques, ranges, etc.
Ford made many changes nearly every year tractors were produced. Since the serial numbers are consecutive, if we know how many tractors were built each year it should be easy to determine the year any of these tractors was built. Some documents show 2N production beginning in 1942, others show 1943, some documents appear to show 9N and 2N tractors being produced at the same time in 42-43. Please remember, there are differences in the official Ford documents we can find. New parts were generally designed to be compatible with tractors already in-use so older tractors could be easily upgraded if repairs were necessary. It was an industrial version of the 3600.
Anything built after 1964 is not included here. The very aggressive schedule resulted in some differences between the first models and later models. It can be difficult to determine if a tractor is all original. From that point all model 2N tractors could be built like the earlier 9N tractors. A cast aluminum hood was used because the stamped steel hood could not be manufactured in time.