These were stubby tractors with smaller tires and special sheet metal body parts, mostly used at airports. Small underlined Fordson decals with silver letters on gray background fitted to both bonnet sides. Ford made many changes nearly every year tractors were produced. This is a New Zenith replacement carburetor. The prefix indicates the chassis, engine, clutch and transmission if you have a fourth letter respectively and the serial number the year and model. It is so easy to upgrade and swap parts between tractors, few of the tractors still in use will be exactly as they were originally 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. Many of the stripped-down 2N tractors were upgraded with rubber tires, batteries, generators, and starters as soon as those parts became available. Wheatsheaf badge fixed to front cowl with orange background only. The true model is the number that starts with 19-. It was an industrial version of the 3600. There were still a few differences. The '54-'57 Hundred Series tractors have a three digit model number ending with a zero.
It is written in the language of a mechanic and may include valuable detailed information such as specifications, torques, ranges, etc. Other than the few stripped-down versions specifications for the 2N tractors were the same as previous 9N tractors. If you are just looking for a working tractor, the higher serial numbers for each model will have the most factory upgrades. I did some more digging, and it appears they did make these tractors up until 1975, so the date codes for 65 and 75 would look the same, ad you would have to rely on the serial. It is unknown how many of the stripped-down model 2N tractors were actually built between October 1942 and April 1943.
If you have any information about any model of tractor you think others would find useful please send it in to us and we will list it here. New Performance Super Dexta Prefix 960E 1963-1964 Ornamentation: Horizontal Super Dexta chrome emblem with integral wheatsheaf oval on grey background fixed to top of nose cowl. My 2N tractor had late 8N rear fenders. If anyone has documentation of a higher number, with photo or some other way to document it, please send it to me. I googled it until I was googly-eyed. This is the beast: I think you are correct on the 1975.
This is the same engine as the 9N and 2N tractors with just a slight bump in compression ratio. We invite you to join us by subscribing to our popular blog, reading our tractor stories and enjoying some tractor trivia. The Ford N-Series tractors were very successful. We also carry for farm tractors. The actual loader model is most likely a 730.
There are other unique numbers and blocks with no serial numbers that can appear on these tractors. Many parts are interchangeable between any 1939 to 1952 tractor. Production totals for other years also vary between different documents. For this reason, buying correct parts for these tractors is not difficult, since there were basically only two models built from 1939 to 1952. Lights fixed to outside of nose cowl Paintwork: Empire Blue livery with Fordson Orange wheels and grilles. Layers of paint and dirt can easily conceal mismatched parts.
Official Ford documents show 10233 or 10275 tractors built in 1939. This is of course not an original 8N, it is my 1952. Look for a flat spot in the casting a few inches back from the oil filter, just below the cylinder head. 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. Some manuals combine types i.
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It also includes a guide for ordering parts. Blue seat cushions with orange piping. They started making then in 1975. Ford Motor Company changed the model designation only when it was felt a new model was needed. Researching Ford tractor serial numbers is very frustrating. A good method for determining the value of anything is to search for similar items on ebay and Amazon.
Higher 8N Serial Numbers There are individuals who claim to have 8N tractors with higher serial numbers. A song by Johnny Cash comes to mind, but wasn't that a Cadillac? The 9N tractors were produced from 1939 to 1942. Ferguson had a 9N tractor and some implements to demonstrate. Starting with the Hundred series, Ford began using the model number prefix to indicate some options such as engine size and transmission type. Perhaps someone has a better memory or even manuals! Browse our site and you will find everything from tractor seats, , , , , , , steering wheels to , and. It picks up where service manuals leave off. If your tractor description and serial number does not appear to match with these listings I would greatly appreciate receiving photos.