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Fordson Fordson F

Fordson Fordson F tractor photo
1917 - 1928
Standard-tread tractor
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The name Fordson was used for two reasons. The "Ford Tractor" name was already being used by a company in Minneapolis. In addition, the Ford Motor Company shareholders had no interest in tractor production, so Henry Ford started an independent company for building tractors, named Henry Ford & Son.


Manufacturer:Fordson (a part of Ford)
Factory:Dearborn, MI
 Cork, Ireland
Total built:755,278 (747,681 in USA, 7,597 in Ireland)

Fordson Fordson F Engines:

   Ford 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
   Hercules 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
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Fuel:21 gal [79.5 L]

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:63 inches [160 cm]
Weight:2,920 lbs [1324 kg]
Rear tire:42x12
full dimensions and tires ...

Fordson F Serial Numbers:

Location:Below the cylinder head on the right side of the engine.
photo of Fordson F serial number

1917: 1 (USA)
1918: 260 (USA)
1919: 34427 (USA)
1920: 100001 (USA)
1921: 158312 (USA)
1922: 201026 (USA)
1923: 268583 (USA)
1924: 370351 (USA)
1925: 455360 (USA)
1926: 557608 (USA)
1927: 629830 (USA)
1919: 63001 (Ireland)
1920: 65001 (Ireland)
1921: 108230 (Ireland)
1922: 109673 (Ireland)

how to read serial numbers...



Fordson F: Photos and information on the Fordson F from Kurt Ristniemi

Fordson Fordson F Power:

Engine:20 hp [14.9 kW]
Drawbar (claimed):10 hp [7.5 kW]
PTO (claimed):20 hp [14.9 kW]
Plows:2 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested):12.325 hp [9.2 kW]
Belt (tested):22.28 hp [16.6 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:9.5 inches [24 cm]
Width:6.5 inches [16 cm]
Speed:2480 ft/min [755.90 meters/min]

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