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    Fordson E1A New Major

    Fordson E1A New Major tractor photo  FO-201 I&T Manual: Ford Dextra, Major, Commander, 5000, 6000, 8000, 9000, TW
    I&T Shop Manual
    1952 - 1958
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    Production:

    Manufacturer:Fordson
    Factory:Dagenham, England
    Original price (USD):$3,417
     

    Fordson New Major Engines:

       Ford 3.3L 4-cyl all fuel
       Ford 3.3L 4-cyl gasoline
       Ford 3.6L 4-cyl diesel
    full engine details ...
     

    Capacity:

    Fuel:18 gal [68.1 L] (gasoline, diesel)
     16.8 gal [63.6 L] (all fuel)
    Aux. fuel:1.2 gal [4.5 L]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
     live optional in 1957
    Rear RPMs:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:80 inches [203 cm]
    Weight:5,308 lbs [2407 kg]
    Front tire:7.50-16
    Rear tire:14-30
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    New Major Serial Numbers:

    1951: 1217101
    1952: 1217104
    1953: 1247381
    1954: 1276857
    1955: 1322525
    1956: 1371418
    1957: 1412409
    1958: 1458381

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Fordson New Major Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):30 hp [22.4 kW]
    PTO (claimed):35 hp [26.1 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):34.2 hp [25.5 kW]
    Belt (tested):38.5 hp [28.7 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Cab:Open operator station
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:12
     

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