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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.


    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

    how to read serial numbers...


    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]
    power test details ...


    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
    Cab:Open operator station.


    Pump flow:4.42 gpm [16.7 lpm]





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