Fordson Fordson F


Fordson Fordson F tractor photo
1917 - 1928
Standard-tread tractor
Series:Fordson F
Fordson N
Production
Manufacturer:Fordson (a part of Ford)
Type:Standard-tread tractor
Factories:Dearborn, MI
 Cork, Ireland
Total built:755,278 (747,681 in USA, 7,597 in Ireland)
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.
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 ...
Fordson Fordson F Engines
Ford 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
Hercules 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
Fuel tank:21 gal
79.5 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Transmission:3-speed constant mesh gear
Transmission details ...
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...

Links
Fordson F: Photos and information on the Fordson F from Kurt Ristniemi
Belt Pulley
Diameter:9.5 inches
24 cm
Width:6.5 inches
16 cm
RPM:1000
Speed:2480 ft/min
755.90 meters/min
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