They could also be bought over the parts counter at a Ford Dealer when they were available. The complete drivetrain assembly is blue , and the complete hood assembly , rear fenders, front wheels, and the rear wheel centers only are buff. At serial number 109503 the 9N radiator was replaced with new 2N radiator which was slightly smaller and was pressurized to 4 psi to increase the boiling point of the coolant. The screw-on pto cap cover was made of cast iron. I'll get the serial number tommorow. With just small variations in length, this design would be used on Ford tractors for the next 20+ years. Does any body know how to tell what I actually have? The upper rear lift arms were beefed up with a more rectangular cross section shape for increased strength, another change that was already in effect on the new Jubilee.
It should probably be referred to as an 8N built in '47. Does anybody know what's up with this? There is a cornucopia of knowledge to be gleaned from this site. The information you are reading or getting is not from Ford or from guys who do not know what they are talking about plain and simple. We will show unique features and list serial numbers and other identifying marks. A code such as G187 would mean the part was cast on or after July 18th, 1947. The Select-O-Speed came out in Jan. The ignition key moved to the left upper side of the steering column.
The 6000 series was an all new and much larger 6 Select-O-Speed cylinder tractor. Common locations include the rear of the engine, near the starter mount and bellhousing, on the front of the block's right side when looking at it from the front , on the left side of in-line-cylinder engines, or by the oil filter mount. The last big change of the year was at serial number 9N45899 when a new steel grille with vertical bars right was introduced to replace the fragile aluminum grill used since '39 left. Hello Dan , John in La. Al john in la Tractor Guru Joined: 28 Mar 2004 Posts: 11964 Location: Bedico, La. It was basically the same as the earlier 1801 industrial tractors.
The button was moved from the left side of the dash to its new spot just in front of the shift lever. They also show up on Ebay from time to time at fair prices too. There will always be either a star or a diamond at the beginning and at the end of the serial number. An oil line was added to the governor for better lubrication on later models. These were blue and buff tractors. Note the freeze plug just to the right of the oil filter in the photo on the right. It was all Ford designed, since Harry Ferguson had gone his own way and was no longer involved.
At serial 179073 the oil filler tube was shortened. George Braddish tractor parts in Penn. Ford marks its industrial engines according to the same general system as it does those for automobile and truck engines. The Select-O-Speed gives you a wide range of ratios with 10 speeds forward and 2 reverse all done with the use of hydraulic clutch packs, bands and planetary gears. Unfortunately, the release of the Select-O-Speed occurred before all the bugs were worked out of the transmission and it soon developed a bad reputation as being troublesome and unreliable. The engine oil pan casting was beefed up to give it extra support to resist cracking from the strain of front loaders.
Some casting codes on 8N engine blocks, transmission housings, and rear axle housings can also help pinpoint a date of manufacture. The Ford script was embossed into the rear fenders at serial number 273178. It was called a 1801 and was only available in the heavy industrial version with a frame. The light industrial models were the 2030 and 4030 with the 4040 being the heavy industrial. We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts.
A code such as G187 would mean the part was cast on or after July 18th, 1947. Look on the top of the radiator or the left front of the engine just above the oil pan for the date code and we could narrow down the year. The grille was changed to have four slots in the center bar. If Johnbud would see this post he could tell you when they changed over from cable steering. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. It was the same color as the 801; red and gray.
Below are the serial number ranges and some of the features of the tractors in that range. The hydraulic pump housing on the 8N is aluminum and has the actual casting date on it directly in front of the bottom drain plug. All serial numbers will begin with either 9N or 8N followed by the number. It definitely says 4000 but it definitely has the grille of an 801 including the cyclops emblem. Also at 273178 the governor was replaced with one containing a drive for the upcoming Proofmeter. Ford sold their farm and industrial tractor line to Fiat in 1990, which continues to sell industrial equipment using the New Holland brand.
In late '54 Ford introduced the new expanded line up of the hundred series tractors for '55. Heavy cast iron front hood. Horsepower went up due to an increase in compression ratio from 6. Thanks Tony Jacobs None of those numbers mean anything to me, except maybe the C3. I believe in the spring of 62' they changed over to the newer sheet metal. Then at serial 9N80770 it was changed again to a two piece cast iron column with a steel plate dash panel. The serial number sequence apparently changed in late 1962, the round cyclops hood medallion disappeared, etc.
These were red and buff tractors. When diagnosing an issue, or showing off your tractor or implement, it's important to add images so we all know what you're talking about. Note the changes in red to your statement to make it correct They started the 1000 series in 1962 Dec 1960 with that old style sheet metal. Most people still refer to these tractors as 9N's. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Another feature unique to the early 9N was the adjustable left side lift link The bottom fork was threaded and screwed on to the upper section.