Some of the letters after the serial can now be looked up. Guess I can find something to do with it. Serial number plate for 06 Series tractors. Today more Cubs are found in parades and tractor shows than in fields and farmyards, but during its heyday more than 20,000 Farmall Cubs were the workhorses of small farms across the United States. The new parts are identified with this color. At 1600 rpm, early versions of the C-60 engine produced 9. I had it bored to a uniform size and now I have a little over 67 cubic inches instead of the original 60.
The original plate is about 3 inches by 4 inches. I'm aware of the conrod issue and the piston top issue. Image courtesy of the Kenneth Updike Collection Serial number plate for an early F—12, 14, 20, and F—30 tractor. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co. Bidding closes on March 27th, 2018. We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. The exacting details of a part as trivial as a serial number plate are very interesting to examine.
Also, the front axle extensions were lowered, and the tractor wheelbase was shortened to 62½ inches. Such as: What is a Farmall Cub? These numbered versions received many upgrades and improvements when compared with the Cub Lo-Boy. Will try to have the hood off mine tomorrow to check. Like you say, only by opening it up can I know. Find the serial number identification plate. One thing, if the head part number is 355691R2, it should be for domed pistons.
Unfortunately, most machines only have their serial number listed on the tag, so if the tag is missing, there is very little chance of recovering the serial number data. A very common placement of the tag was on the clutch housing of the transmission. It could not be easily replaced if damaged in the manufacturing process. Three major series of the original Cub were built: the Farmall Cub until 1964 sn 224703 , the International Cub until 1975 sn 248124 , and the new International Cub until the end of production in 1979. As I understand his is a 1978.
I've moved the discussion to Farmall McCormick Engine Rebuild. We invite you to join us by subscribing to our popular blog, reading our tractor stories and enjoying some tractor trivia. Mite need over size bearings both rod and main. Colin Art Massing Regular Joined: 05 Mar 2009 Posts: 256 Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:19 pm Post subject: Re: Farmall Cub serial numbers Colin, All of the parts will have a casting date. Serial number plate for late A, B, H, and M Supers. The key to the year that a Farmall Cub was manufactured is the serial number on each tractor.
If it has the smaller manifold, it probalby has flat top pistons, but accordign to my book the change was amde at engine serial 264568. Typically the serial number tags were made of a rustproof non-corroding metal like aluminum or anodized steel. Place your bid on this collectible book and contribute to a worthy cause! There are of course exceptions to this and the exact location of the tractors serial number tag is always shown the in the tractors operators manual. Read more from Kenneth Updike in , , and. As tractor manufactures grew their production volume, they needed a method to identify the various models they were building. In the late 1950s, sales of the Farmall Cub shifted from agricultural purpose to industrial purpose. In some cases a stock photo may be used.
The one above is from 1963 and shows a serial number of 221399J. However, some of these demonstrators were sold without being repainted. I have seen previous posts about people using the domed pistons in the earlier heads and having to grind out an area for clearance. Found one at my local mechanics shop today and the engine number is just like mine,except a few hundred difference in the number. What's the best way to proceed re: estimating parts availability and ordering info? This is a small aluminum plate easily visible near the front of the tractor engine on the right side near the gear housing. To order, write down the number below the picture of the items you want, fill out our order form, then submit.
For non letter tractors leave letter box blank and select the model here If if you have extra letters before the serial please report it. The tractors were painted white with red wheel centers. The tags can vary by size and wording of course from each country they were used in. See the example in the picture. Serial number plate for early A, B, H, and M tractors.
Counterfeiting and misrepresentation could be widespread if this happened. Dizier, France starting in 1955. There are no sleeves in a Cub so there is a good chance that it will need to be bored if you are going to put a set of new pistons in it. Same way with the bearings looking at the numbers will tell you if the crank has been ground. My ollder dubs have R1 heads on htem.