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Fordson Dexta

Fordson Dexta tractor photo
1958 - 1961
Utility tractor

The gasoline version of the Dexta was produced in much smaller numbers than the diesel verion. The Dexta was sold in the United States as the Diesel 2000. A narrow model (52-inch width) as well as an industrial model, and a Dexta Special (Germany) were made.


Manufacturer:Fordson (a part of Ford)
Factory:Dagenham, England

Fordson Dexta Engines:

   Ford-Perkins 2.4L 3-cyl diesel
   Standard 2.2L 4-cyl gasoline
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Fuel:8.4 gal [31.8 L] (diesel)
 11.4 gal [43.1 L] (gasoline)

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:I

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
 live (2-stage clutch) optional
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:71 inches [180 cm]
Weight:3300 to 6000 pounds
Front tire:5.50-16
Rear tire:12.4-28
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Dexta Serial Numbers:

Location:Lip of bell flange between engine and clutch, left side of tractor
1957: 957E 1
1958: 957E 144
1959: 957E 22558
1960: 957E 44432
1961: 957E 71921
1961: 957E 312001
1961: 09A 312001
1962: 09B 702592
1963: 09C 732031
1963: 09D 900001
1964: 09D 907332
Final: 09D 928248

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Fordson Dexta Power:

Engine:32 hp [23.9 kW]
Drawbar (claimed):23.0 hp [17.2 kW]
PTO (claimed):31.41 hp [23.4 kW]
Drawbar (tested):27.03 hp [20.2 kW]
PTO (tested):31.41 hp [23.4 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.


Pump flow:4.42 gpm [16.7 lpm]





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