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Fordson E27N Major

Fordson E27N Major tractor photo
1945 - 1952
Previous model:Fordson Fordson N
Next model:Fordson New Major

The Fordson E27N Major was a minor upgrade of the Fordson N, which itself was very similar to the original Fordson F. Post-war shortages delayed the development of an entirely new tractor. It was known simply as the the Fordson Major until 1953, when the E1A "New Major" entered production. After that, it became common to use the E27N Major designation.


Factory:Dagenham, England

Fordson Major Engines:

   Ford 4.4L 4-cyl gasoline
   Perkins 4.7L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:21 gal [79.5 L]
Aux. fuel:1.2 gal [4.5 L]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
Engine RPM:574@1200

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:77 inches [195 cm]
Weight:4,340 lbs [1968 kg]
Front tire:6.00-19
Rear tire:11.00-36
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Major Serial Numbers:

photo of Major serial number

1945: 980520
1946: 993489
1947: 1018978
1948: 1054094
1949: 1104657
1950: 1138235
1951: 1180610
1952: 1216575
Final: 1216990

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Fordson Major Power:

Engine:45 hp [33.6 kW]


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:mechanical drum foot brakes, wet disc hand brake
Cab:Open operator station.

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:9.75 inches [24 cm]
Speed:2,976 ft/min [907.08 meters/min]


Charging system:generator



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