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Antique Ford Tractor: Fordson Major Diesel

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This tractor was made in Dagenham, England.

Fordson Major Diesel Tractor


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dan wrote on Monday, September 30, 2013 (PDT):
  • i have a 1964 fordson supermajor.does anyone know what company manufactured the hydraulic control valves for the 720 sherman loader currently mounted on this tractor
    Stephen Costello wrote on Friday, September 20, 2013 (PDT):
  • I have a 1957 Fordson Major tractor. Replacing the steering box and I need to now what oil or lubricant to use. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
    Andrew wrote on Thursday, August 29, 2013 (PDT):
  • i just bought a 1958 fordson major diesel with power steering and the larger rims and tires. i am 15 years old and just bought the fuel injection pump to get it running
    danelle lessard wrote on Thursday, August 22, 2013 (PDT):
  • I have and old Fordson Major Diesel tractor for sale.My husband passed away so I don t know anything about it It hasn t been started in years.I live in Montana so if anyone is interested you can call 406-679-7907
    Jeff wrote on Friday, August 16, 2013 (PDT):
  • FOR SALE; I have a 1958 Fordson New Major in good condition, basically only needs a coat of fresh paint. Runs great! First 2500 gets it. 706-215-3586
    Jerry wrote on Thursday, August 15, 2013 (PDT):
  • By the way, I own a 1954 Fordson Major Diesel. I rebuilt it years ago. Still going strong. If I can keep my dad from swiping it for his place... My tractors bigger than his.
    Jerry wrote on Thursday, August 15, 2013 (PDT):
  • Any injection pump shop should be able to rebuild your pump. Make sure they use the right settings. There is a 7.5mm pump and there is an 8mm pump. if they use the wrong settings it will smoke bad enough to kill all the mosquitoes for miles. both the 56 and the 58 should be the larger 8 mm pump. John, look for a Ford 220 diesel. They are still made today for overseas use.
    erry roper wrote on Monday, July 29, 2013 (PDT):
  • does anyone know where I can get my simms injector pump rebuilt on 1958 fordson major desile tractor
    ronald willms wrote on Sunday, July 28, 2013 (PDT):
  • I have a 56 fordson major diesel need diesel injector pump
    John Goodell wrote on Sunday, May 26, 2013 (PDT):
  • Hello, I was wondering if anyone had the Center member and the Front support, and/or a backhoe for a 1955 Fordson Major Diesel that they would like to sell If you do please call me at 208 587-7647. Thank you and have a most wonderful day.
    JOHN ROBERTS wrote on Wednesday, May 01, 2013 (PDT):
  • I have super major 1964, 220 c.i.d. diesel. This tractor was made 4 years 61-64. agriline and Yesterdays tractors still have parts. I am looking for engine block, short engine, etc. for mine. If you have a tractor, whole or parting out,or just need my source infomation for parts. please email of call. 520 586 2022
    robert harrison wrote on Friday, April 26, 2013 (PDT):
  • can anyone out there help me i would love to find if the fordson major my grandad bought new just after the second world war still exists,my late father sold it in 1974 in the farm sale when he retired,i belive this tractor was restored for shows some years ago the registration was GAA 822 i look at my dad on a photo driving that tractor which is on the wall in my home,any info would be fantastic,thanks again.
    Raymond Barnes wrote on Saturday, March 23, 2013 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson Super Major that I am going to part out. Call me with your needs. 731-215-7942
    Eamon Tobin wrote on Monday, September 10, 2012 (PDT):
  • I hAve an 1983 Bray Industrial Loader,which has been out of action for the last few years,They have long gone out of Business,but could anyone guide me into getting it up and running again,id really apppreciate all suggestions
    monty ratliff wrote on Saturday, June 09, 2012 (PDT):
  • i just purchased a fordson made in england and i need an engine for it , 4 cyl. diesel .thamks
    Lynda wrote on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (PDT):
  • We havwe owned a 1954 Deisel Fordson Major for 15 years it is 50 hp. It has been a wonderful acreage tractor. We ar now replacing the hread gasket and we dont know what the tourque pressure per pound is for the head bolts. Dont want give up my tractor for anything
    jim hunt wrote on Thursday, April 21, 2011 (PDT):
  • does anyone know where the timing marks are located on a ford 641 diesel for the injector pump Flyweel has none and front pully has none
    dallas druar wrote on Sunday, March 27, 2011 (PDT):
  • hello i just bought what i think is a 1953 Fordson Major deisel tractor but i cant find the serial # on it and it has an aftermarket loader that i am trying to find seals for. If you could get back to me with some info thank you !
    Johnny Allen wrote on Thursday, February 17, 2011 (PST):
  • I have a Ford Super Major Diesel Backhoe. I don t know what year and I don t know where to find the serial #. I m having a problem with the hydraulics. I live in eastern North Carolina and I don t know where to find parts for the hydraulics. I went to a tractor store for an O ring the guys there said they had never heard of a Ford Super Major backhoe but they assured me that the O ring I got would seal. It didn t. I don t know where to get any parts. Any info. will be greatly appreciated.
    Fabio Langellotto wrote on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 (PST):
  • Dear Sirs, I have a question to ask about my Fordson Major Diesel 1962 ; which kind of oil do I have to use for the gear Thanks from Italy
    charles salisbury wrote on Friday, January 07, 2011 (PST):
  • we had one in 1962. it was i tricycle. no power steering, it would spin the steering wheel and nearly break your arm. the tractor hah lots of power,and very strong hydraulics. we broke something in the gears and it took forever to get repairs, the tractor sat in the plow furrow all spring.
    Otto Walace wrote on Monday, November 15, 2010 (PST):
  • I have a 54 Fordson Major Deisel i am fully restoring to original condition new clutch, pressure plate, stripped down new paint, pump and injectors rebuilt. I have owned for the last 15 years used for bush hogging,grading runs like a top 10 years ago i rebuilt engine and replaced sleeves, pistons, bearings. I may have put 150 hrs since then It will be for sale when completed.great for a collector 850-324-0934
    James Ross wrote on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 (PDT):
  • I have a complete ford major with backhoe loder. rebuilt engine new rear tires loose connecting rod. for sale or I will cut it up. Illinois
    wayne leonhardt wrote on Friday, September 10, 2010 (PDT):
  • where do I find the serial number on a fordson super major
    gordon ellis wrote on Monday, August 30, 2010 (PDT):
  • i am not an expert but learning very fast at great expense-i have two 1954 fordson major deisels one for parts one running has a loader would sell both or looking for more parts machines would like a complete running engine for my parts tractor to make it run--phone me 705 778 2519 ontario canada
    captain wrote on Friday, May 28, 2010 (PDT):
  • i have just powerwashed my baackhoe which i have found out was a huge mistake and it is leaking at a lot of seals on the sherman 54e100 power digger i need seals real bad and and can t find any thing anywhere. My phone number is 618-923-1559
    scott tetreault wrote on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 (PDT):
  • I HAVE A FORDSON SUPER MAJOR WITH A SHERMAN LOADER ALONG WITH A BACKHOE . I WOULD LIKE TO SELL ANYONE INTERESTED CALL SCOTT 413 575 1852 MASS
    henry mashburn wrote on Sunday, April 18, 2010 (PDT):
  • My father used the blue major tractor in lumber business in the 1960 s.
    henry mashburn wrote on Sunday, April 18, 2010 (PDT):
  • My father used the blue major tractor in lumber business in the 1960 s.
    henry mashburn wrote on Sunday, April 18, 2010 (PDT):
  • My father used the blue major tractor in lumber business in the 1960 s.
    Grahame Munro wrote on Saturday, March 06, 2010 (PST):
  • Beautiful condition, however. PLEASE those wheel rims should be ORANGE not silver. As far as i know the Fordsons all had Orange wheels. at least this is true for the ones in South Africa
    Brian van der Mark wrote on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 (PST):
  • I have found one forsale a 1968 model gas nofenders but otherwise in tact.Runs.and I understand they can fetch quit a bit restored.A labour of love no dought.How many fenders are there out there to be had
    ron geffe wrote on Saturday, January 30, 2010 (PST):
  • looking for 3 point hitch fordson major diesel do not know year
    ed wrote on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 (PST):
  • fred you can get it rebuilt midway diesel mandan,n.d.
    Fred wilson wrote on Thursday, December 17, 2009 (PST):
  • I have a 1964 super major fordson. I bout if off a old farmer for 800. Back in 03. Rebuilt the engine and had no trouble with it tell now. I need to rebelled the injector pump. And cant find parts. I can get reed of it. It was my dad’s and he loved it. And so do I. So do you know wear I can get the parts for old blue Fred Wilson
    Doug Furley wrote on Monday, October 19, 2009 (PDT):
  • I am haveing problems with my 3- point not being able to lifty my post hole auger out of the hole , so my question is how and what do I look at to find and fix the problem
    Jerry DeYoung wrote on Thursday, August 27, 2009 (PDT):
  • I have a 1955 Fordson. I have difficulties because the low range only works intermitently and sometimes pops out of geer. I also lose a lot of gear oil out of the place where the clutch shaft enters the gear box. I d love to take it apart to fix the low range and stop all the oil leaks but I m not sure it is possible. Love the tractor. Has orange wheels.
    aldo wrote on Saturday, July 25, 2009 (PDT):
  • I recently purchased of fordson major diesel tractor and would like to find our the year and model so I can fix the problems it has, where do I look
    dan wrote on Monday, July 13, 2009 (PDT):
  • I have a I think a 1956-1961 Fordson Super Major, engine sr# 1620319. I am trying to find a replacement camshaft- part# 528E6250C. could use some help.Any ideas helpful. Thanks for reply.
    gary shaver wrote on Monday, July 06, 2009 (PDT):
  • I just aquired a old ford tractor made in England. Number behind oil filter on block is E1ADKN6015. T-1 is under that number. Starter has a lever to push down which pushes the bendix in gear and has a button switch at end of bendix to activate the soleniod. Is a 4 cyl. diesel with a sims injector pump mounted on right side of engine. Has pressed steel front rims with 7;50 x 16 tires. Rear wheel has 6 holes, is 16.9 x 30 tires, pressed steel. transmission dipstick is just in front of shift lever. Can anyone please tell me what year and model I might have starts and runs like a fine watch.
    Carl Besola wrote on Sunday, June 21, 2009 (PDT):
  • They were one heck of a tractor in their day! I always thought their scientific name should be Cantankerous Tractorious Majorus !
    Carl Besola wrote on Sunday, June 21, 2009 (PDT):
  • Decomp. lever is found at the front of the valve cover, but it sounds like yours might be seized. Good luck.
    Billy Smith wrote on Thursday, January 08, 2009 (PST):
  • need to know where to find a rim and tire for the rear 16-9-30 it is a 6 lug fordson major disel 55 model
    pamela wrote on Monday, May 19, 2008 (PDT):
  • hello, we have a friend that has a tractor like this he ne to know how to rebuild power lift system. i you could give us anyinfo on this, that would be great. thank you pamela
    Eric wrote on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 (PST):
  • My wife and I bought a fordson major diesel about 1.5 year ago from her grandmother. we recently had a tire on the rear of it go flat and to dry rotted to fix the size on it was 13.6-38 and used truck tires on the front size 215-85-16 we were wondering if this it the right size for it. While we have the tires off of it we are having the rims sandblasted so we can repaint them, we were also wondering what is the correct color of paint for the rims on this tractor What is the correct color of blue for the tin work The closest year that I have been able to come up with is 1954, but if you have any good idea of how to find out the actual year or where I can find the numbers to figure it out I would appreciate it. The tractor also had a loader on it that we are not going to put it back on for hopes of someday restoring it in the future. We are located in Illinois Thanks for your help.
    Doug Sylfest wrote on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 (PST):
  • My dad purchased a new Fordson Major Diesel in 1952. This was our middle tractor I believe the wheels were cast iron and painted orange. All four wheels. My little brother was killed driving this tractor. Forced to do so by his older sister.
    Ben wrote on Thursday, November 01, 2007 (PST):
  • I have a Fordson Major Diesel just like the one in the photograph but with a front end loader. It is a 4 cyl. Just wondering exactly when it would have been built 1959 and how much horsepower would it have . Am located in north western Ontario, Canada
    Leon Greisen wrote on Sunday, September 30, 2007 (PDT):
  • I am looking for the sign Ford Major Diesel that is on the sides of the hoods. Thank you! Leon
    Alan wrote on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (PDT):
  • I have a ford super major with sherman backhoe and fromt loader, a super tractor. It is old and there is a speed doubler on the Pto to run the hudraulic pump on the hoe. does anyone have one of these I can repair mine but might like to know where there might be some parts.
    mike jones wrote on Thursday, September 20, 2007 (PDT):
  • looking for an injector pump for a super major diesel w/backhoe. any help would be appreciated. thanks
    Ken Bulmer wrote on Friday, September 14, 2007 (PDT):
  • I have a 1954 or 1953 fordson major diesel.I used for a year now and love it.I have injector problems i thought.I had the injector worked on and they thouhgt I was missing a part off the injector.Where the rack is located. the housing and external fuel switch I thought that it was modified anyone know about this
    Woody wrote on Thursday, September 13, 2007 (PDT):
  • where could I find the pulley for the crank shaft on a Ford Dexta, it has a 3 cyl perkins Thanks Woody
    Barry Steel wrote on Saturday, August 25, 2007 (PDT):
  • I have had a 1953 Fordson major diesel and have used it to cut 5 acres of grass with gang mowers every week for the last 11 years and are just now having the injectors refurbished. This is the first time I have had to spend on it. It starts first time every time and is a brilliant tractor.
    Vivian wrote on Thursday, July 26, 2007 (PDT):
  • My husband just purchased approx a 1962 -1965 Fordson Major. Won t start and the gears in the transmission seem to be jammed. He has already found a second one for parts and is going to try to make one work to use on our farm. Does anyone know where we can find a repair manual
    dana fields wrote on Monday, June 25, 2007 (PDT):
  • My Dexta suddenly has jammed up gears. This happened while sitting awaiting a new starter. Anyone have this happen or any ideas
    Josh wrote on Friday, June 15, 2007 (PDT):
  • We have a fordson major diesel and the thing dosen t even start.
    Ken Hamblin wrote on Friday, May 18, 2007 (PDT):
  • Hi all, just bought a fordson w/bukit and hoe. its missing lots. can someone get me started on where the # s shud b EIADDN 501 P135 T2 is cast under seat. engine head reads EIADDN-6050-G J3167...FoCo on block ..Deiselx4..need head gasket, help, thanx
    Ric wrote on Friday, April 27, 2007 (PDT):
  • Harry, the tires on a Diesel Major are 16.9 X 30
    harry wrote on Thursday, April 12, 2007 (PDT):
  • the other day i bought a major and could any one tell me the size of the tyres
    harry wrote on Thursday, April 12, 2007 (PDT):
  • the other day i bought a major and could any one tell me the size of the tyres
    harry wrote on Thursday, April 12, 2007 (PDT):
  • the other day i bought a major and could any one tell me the size of the tyres
    Frank Fry. wrote on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (PDT):
  • Having just aquired a 1956 fordson major tractor with original log book, I found this site whilst looking for information on it. The story of this tractor goes as follows. Last week I had to go to an engineering yard just outside of Bristol to collect some thing else whilst there I saw this old tractor tucked away in the corner of their yard. I asked what was happening with it, I was told that the whole site had been sold for housing and everything was being srapped. I said the tractor is being scrapped as well ? They said yes we are waiting for the scrap people to arrive. Anyway I gave them £20.00 for their tea & coffee put it on a trailer and took it home. It needed a starter and 3 light bulbs, and it started up as sweet as anything. There is no rust or damage to it whatsoever it also has a front loading bucket. The starter cost me £120 and the bulbs £1 each, I think I may have done quite well.
    Chris Wagstaff wrote on Friday, September 22, 2006 (PDT):
  • i have had a major for several years but it suddenly started making a loud nocking noise. i discouvered that it came from the air intake/cleaner could any one help me by telling me what is making this noise and how i can sort it. thanks chris
    John Heise wrote on Saturday, August 12, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a 54 Major diesel that my dad bought new. I recently rebuilt the engine and it was running great. The number 1 injector line came apart with the ferrell seperating from the injector tubing. Do you know where I can get a used line or a new line custom made? I am in the process of renovation and have stopped since it can not be ran until I fix the fuel system. I have loved this tractor since I first operated it alone at the age of seven on the family farm.
    Bill Gardner wrote on Monday, August 07, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a 1963 Fordson Super Major I bought a few years ago, I am having a terible time finding a reliable parts supplier,it is a great tractor, have cut a lot of hay with it, just wish it had power steering. A camshaft gear broke recently and the local Ford/New Holland dealers are no help at all for parts. Any information greatly appreciated. Im in East cost of North America but any reliable source is beter than none. Thanks
    SCOTT DAVIS wrote on Monday, August 07, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have the identicle Fordson as shown. Bought her for $1.00, not running, from the owner of an Avocado grove I bought in s. fl in 1995. She has been my primary tractor for the past 11 years. I have just retired her as she is in need of repair/restoration. Any info regarding shop manuals, restoration advice ect...would be appreciated.
    Chris Nuttall wrote on Saturday, August 05, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have just purchased a 1952/3 Fordson Major petrol in very good original condition. Brakes, hydraulics steering are all mint and all badging is original and in perfect condition. This tractor has solid cast front wheels. Can anyone tell me the correct colour scheme as a good paint job is all I need to make it like new.
    Alvaro Guerrero wrote on Wednesday, August 02, 2006 (PDT):
  • I am looking for thE Hydraulic poweR lift, assy ( Ref; EIADDN-994630-D) for my 57 model Super mAJOR. mY LIFE DEPENDS ON IT !!
    Norm Eather wrote on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 (PDT):
  • The correct and original colour for the wheels is red not orange.I live in Australia and own a 1957 English Fordson complete with a decompression lever and another two wrecks. I changed a rear tyre on mine yesterday.If anyone would like a photo to check the original tyre rim colour email me on normon at bigpond.com and I will get in touch. Cheers Norm
    Ric Renfro wrote on Thursday, June 22, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson Major that I use to work aroung the place with and I need a couple of parts. I would like to restore her to a more original state if possible but find it hard to get some parts. If anyone can help here please email me. And by the way...if the guy likes his rims silver, then go for it.
    Ken wrote on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a 52-55 Fordson Major Deisel Power Steering , with loader bucket in running condition. Would like to sell as a complete unit Located Northeast coast
    Greg wrote on Saturday, June 03, 2006 (PDT):
  • I just bought a Fordson Dexta 1963 3 cyl diesel and it is a beast!!! I'm looking for the Service Manual. I also need to know more about the hydraulics of a Woods Boost arm that I have running off the 3 point hitch on the back. Tractor seems to only have one hydraulic hook-up while there is a two-way cylinder on the arm. Any help would be much appreciated!
    Hugues wrote on Monday, May 08, 2006 (PDT):
  • Is there anybody who knows the power (hp)of the 6 cyl engine installed on the fordson super major? Tank you very much. Hugues.
    Doug Brown wrote on Friday, May 05, 2006 (PDT):
  • I need a complete 4 cyl. diesel for my fordson major super? Or can I buy a frsh short block? rod went through side of block! I may be interested in selling tractor for parts if I cannot find replacment motor.
    jerry wrote on Friday, April 21, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a 1958 fordson major with a bad oil pan Does anyone out there know where i can find one?
    Kev wrote on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 (PDT):
  • I am currently restoring a 52 Fordson Major and would like to know what the correct colour blue and orange is. This tractor has the solid cast front wheels.
    tyson wrote on Saturday, April 15, 2006 (PDT):
  • looking for pictures of bray wheel loaders to find out the model
    Mario Murtha wrote on Thursday, April 13, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have just purchased a Fordson Major w/ hydraulic bucket on front and was told it was a Major 30. I don't know much about them but it drove fine for the 5 miles to my home. I looks alot like the one pictured above but has blue wheels and a bucket. I had no idea that there was such a large following for the Fordson. Any sights that I can visit or persons with info would be appreciated. I do intend to make the next tractor show in my area(June)since I've never seen another Fordson in my area so anything to make it a show winner would be appreciated! Thanks!
    devendra lalji wrote on Sunday, April 09, 2006 (PDT):
  • We are based in Zambia in the city of livingstone and have two zector tractors, model no 7711. Please confirm if you stock parts for the same
    DAVID A. PLANT wrote on Thursday, April 06, 2006 (PDT):
  • I HAVE A FORDSON MAJOR DIESEL BELIEVED TO BE OF EARLY-MID 1950s VINTAGE . THIS IS EQUIPTED WITH 38 " RUBBER ON THE REAR ,16 RIBBED ON THE FRONT . I NEED THE PROOF METER CABLE , PROOF METER ,AND THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER [LEFT OF STEERING WHEEL] WHICH CONSISTS OF A TEMPERATURE GAUGE [TOP CENTER] AND INDICATOR LIGHTS FOR CHARGING AND OIL PRESSURE BELOW THE TEMPERATURE GUAGE. THESE ASSEMBLIES ARE 3 3/8" IN DIAMETER . ANY INFORMATION OF SOURCES FOR THESE ITEMS WILL BE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED
    Dugald Ringel wrote on Tuesday, April 04, 2006 (PDT):
  • Can someone tell me where to find the serial number for a Fordson Major Diesel? I'd like to verify the year model and found a list of serial numbers corresponding to year model but I don't know where to look for the serial number on the machine. Thanks in advance for any help.
    Carl Besola wrote on Thursday, March 30, 2006 (PST):
  • In response to Richards Quest. about decompressor operation. If batt. has enough power, eng. should start without decompress. Dagenham when tuned right will start pretty easy depending on outside temp. If nescessary however, it is best to have an assistant. raise lever to decompress, spin eng. over, and when it begins to fire pull down on lever for full compression and eng should start. Whoever is working the lever should have some common sense so they don't stick they're hand in the fan or something stupid like that. Also in my experience, when eng is tuned right, it will knock and ping and shake and lope up and down on the governor when idling, I've found that if they idle smoothly, they will be hard to start and won't have full power [something to do with timing]. My father at one time had 7 FMD's, 5 with sherman loader and power diggers, one with wagner loader,[no digger]and one as a farm tractor.
    Carl Besola wrote on Thursday, March 30, 2006 (PST):
  • Is there anybody out there with a Fordson Major Diesel equipped with the Sherman loader and power digger [backhoe]like the one I've got? 1956 model. I have no pics to post, no digital camera yet.
    jerry wrote on Monday, March 27, 2006 (PST):
  • I have older fuel pumps (unknown condition), 2 starters, wide front, one engine and 2 heads. Please contact me if you are intrested in any of these items.
    Richard wrote on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 (PST):
  • Recently purchased Fordson Major Deisel mfg. 11/57. Has decompression lever in rocker arm cover. Would like to know the proper procedure of using lever during starting of tractor.
    robin thompson wrote on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 (PST):
  • i have a fordson major diesel and the cam just broke, any ideas where i can get one? it is the 3 bolt style and i need lifters too they are worn down, might sell tractor as is ?
    Jerry Ramey wrote on Friday, February 10, 2006 (PST):
  • I have a 1963 fordson super major 5000, I am in need of a power steering cylinder if anyone knows where I can find one I would be grateful.
    David Traves wrote on Sunday, February 05, 2006 (PST):
  • I have a 1960 Fordson Dexta. How do I check the fluid level of the transmission and rear end. How far down from the filler plug should it be when you look in. I know the capacities -- 13.07 litres and 19.32 litres respectively. thanks
    Marc wrote on Wednesday, February 01, 2006 (PST):
  • I am in search of a good used front end loader for my father's 1955 Fordson Major! Will travel reasonable distance. I'm in Gatineau (Québec) Canada. Thank you. Email; marcnadon at videotron.ca.
    Dennis wrote on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 (PST):
  • I am looking for a fuel pump for a 50s model Power Major. Thanks for any help!
    Victor wrote on Sunday, January 08, 2006 (PST):
  • I have a Ford 5000 diesel, I belive that it is a Fordson Super Major, it still runs good.
    tom hamilton wrote on Friday, December 30, 2005 (PST):
  • I have 2 Ford super major 5000's one is a parts tractor the other I use at my farm. Its a very good tractor and i'm working to restore it as much as possable I am looking for the hood assembly, front grills & tack. thanks for any help tom in Fla.
    jeremy F wrote on Saturday, December 17, 2005 (PST):
  • I have a 1958 fordson super major 5000.Its been a great tractor so far. Ive rebuilt the whole top end including injectors. Im really needing to put a front end loader on it. does anyone know any loaders that will bolt up to it? Or does anyone have one that will fit around TX. I also want to add some hydraulic ports to the rear, but dont know where to start. anyone that could help pls e-mail. thanks
    Chris Kolonay wrote on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 (PST):
  • I am looking for a hydrolic pump ford my fordson dexter it is internal pump. Or does any one have any ideas on how to convert to a external pump please help need parts bad. thanks every one for all your help.
    tony bruno wrote on Sunday, November 06, 2005 (PST):
  • I had recently bought my first ford diesal farm tractor with a front end loader; three forward speeds with one reverse manual shift; two glo plugs on on side of engine with 4 tubes goinginto the other side of the engine....I have tons of numbers but dont know what they mean...my main idea is to get the correct make, model and year of this tractor which will hopefully lead to horse power and other good things like what kind of power steering fluid to use...oil to use etc thanks all tonyb
    Dave Altimier wrote on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have a great running (up to now) 1954 Fordson Major Diesel SN 1300832 and it has developed a problem as it has no oil pressure. I need an engine oil pump replacement. Can anyone steer me to a place to get one?
    Doug Sylfest wrote on Saturday, October 08, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have many hours in the seat of a 1952 Fordson Major diesel my father bought one new in 1952. I agree, the wheels were orange, I do not recall if they were cast or formed steel, to my knowledge there are not any pictures of our Fordson Major, not that I can get hold of anyway. The Major was close to handling most of the loads our 1950 IH MD did, when the pull got tough, the MD had to take over.There were not many Majors around, there were a lot of AC WD-45s. The WD-45 was a very nice tractor, lots of features. But, was over rated, AC just tried to get too much from it.There were lots of tractor pulls, mostly out in the fields but, some organized at fairs, etc. The Major always out pulled the WD-45 quite a lot. I would like to find a Major about a 1952, also would like to know about what the list price of that tractor was in 1952.
    mike wrote on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 (PDT):
  • for sale. ford major diesel 4wd w/perkins loader
    brandy wrote on Friday, August 26, 2005 (PDT):
  • i am wondering if anyone knows that original colr scheme for 641 ford workmaster. Thanks Brandy
    Mark S. wrote on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have a International B-414, I would like to get the tach working but it is missing a piece in the gear drive on the distributor shaft. Do you know where I could find parts for this?Thanks
    RJ wrote on Sunday, August 07, 2005 (PDT):
  • I own a Fordson Dexta and all I know about it is it was supposedly one of the first diesels made in Germany Could anyone shed some light on the subject.and let me know. Thanks
    Doug L. wrote on Sunday, August 07, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have a 1959 Fordson Major Diesel and am looking for a complete set of rear brakes. Does anyone have any leads?
    Justin Clontz wrote on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (PDT):
  • My name is justin clontz and i am 8 years old and i loike tractors!
    Justin Clontz wrote on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (PDT):
  • My name is justin clontz and i am 8 years old and i loike tractors!
    Richard ST John wrote on Monday, July 04, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have a fordson major diesel. #1280899, can any one tell me the yr and mod. #?
    lloyd miller wrote on Monday, June 27, 2005 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a oil pan for l95? diesel with front stearing connection.
    Jeebus wrote on Sunday, June 26, 2005 (PDT):
  • So, Nigerian spammers hit TRACTOR boards? How pathetic is that?
    Chief. Bamidele F. Dada wrote on Monday, June 13, 2005 (PDT):
  • From the Desk of;Chief. Bamidele Dada Ministry of Agriculture / Natural Resources ( MANR ) Block A 9th Floor , Herbert Macualay Way Central Business District Abuja, Nigeria Tel;00234 9 2728484 Fax;00234 9 2728484 Attention;The Antique Tractor Shed Dear Sir , SUPPLY AND PROCUREMENT OF EARTH MOVING EQUIPMENT AND CREANE TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES I am Chief.Bamidele F. Dada, the Group Deputy Director in-charge of procurement and supplies in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resouces -a department in the Nigeria Ministry of Agriculture an establishment of the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The MANR through my department intends to award specialized international contract for the supplies and procurements of CREANE TO MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES We shall be procuring the following; Ferguson TE-20 Ferguson 35 Ferguson TO-20 Ford 9N Ford 8N with Funk V8 Ford 8N Ford 8N with Funk 6-Cyl Ford 8N with Tracks Ford 541 Offset Workmaster Fordson Major Diesel Massey-Harris 81 Massey-Harris 44 Massey Harris Pacer No. 16 Massey Harris 22 Massey-Harris GP Cockshutt 30 Cockshutt 50 Cockshutt 40 Cockshutt 50 Deluxe I am writing to request that you provide to us with information and prices on your product range for our consideration. Please note that all prices must be calculated in the currency of the United States Dollars Costing should include shipment, freight to Lagos International Seaport, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria. I await your kind response please. Accept my highest assurance and best regards at all times. Thank you For; Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Chief. Bamidele F. Dada
    Chief. Bamidele F. Dada wrote on Monday, June 13, 2005 (PDT):
  • From the Desk of;Chief. Bamidele Dada Ministry of Agriculture / Natural Resources ( MANR ) Block A 9th Floor , Herbert Macualay Way Central Business District Abuja, Nigeria Tel;00234 9 2728484 Fax;00234 9 2728484 Attention;The Antique Tractor Shed Dear Sir , SUPPLY AND PROCUREMENT OF EARTH MOVING EQUIPMENT AND CREANE TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES I am Chief.Bamidele F. Dada, the Group Deputy Director in-charge of procurement and supplies in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resouces -a department in the Nigeria Ministry of Agriculture an establishment of the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The MANR through my department intends to award specialized international contract for the supplies and procurements of CREANE TO MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES We shall be procuring the following; Ferguson TE-20 Ferguson 35 Ferguson TO-20 Ford 9N Ford 8N with Funk V8 Ford 8N Ford 8N with Funk 6-Cyl Ford 8N with Tracks Ford 541 Offset Workmaster Fordson Major Diesel Massey-Harris 81 Massey-Harris 44 Massey Harris Pacer No. 16 Massey Harris 22 Massey-Harris GP Cockshutt 30 Cockshutt 50 Cockshutt 40 Cockshutt 50 Deluxe I am writing to request that you provide to us with information and prices on your product range for our consideration. Please note that all prices must be calculated in the currency of the United States Dollars Costing should include shipment, freight to Lagos International Seaport, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria. I await your kind response please. Accept my highest assurance and best regards at all times. Thank you For; Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Chief. Bamidele F. Dada
    Dale Anderson wrote on Sunday, June 05, 2005 (PDT):
  • I just bought a Fordson major diesel with spun bearings (Perkins Diesel). It was run with a broken oil line. Any comments or advise as to rebuild or replacement? thanks. Dale
    richard coryell wrote on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 (PDT):
  • need shaft that drives injection pump
    Conny Hallstrom wrote on Saturday, May 07, 2005 (PDT):
  • Dose anyone now what the colorcode is on Ford Major, the blue one. Please mail me at ones
    ken bulmer wrote on Tuesday, May 03, 2005 (PDT):
  • Can any one tell me where to get the hardware to hook up my three point hitch to attachments?I have a 1954 fordson major diesel.Or some pictures that I can see of how the three point attachments are coupled together.I bought a post hole digger and have no way to attach it.
    ken bulmer wrote on Tuesday, May 03, 2005 (PDT):
  • Can any one tell me where to get the hardware to hook up my three point hitch to attachments?I have a 1954 fordson major diesel.Or some pictures that I can see of how the three point attachments are coupled together.I bought a post hole digger and have no way to attach it.
    Dave wrote on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 (PDT):
  • Hi, I have the service manual for a fordson major diesel, petrol, or vaporizing oil tractor. Is anyone interested in me copying this to cd for a small price + postage and packing?
    Barry Fusick wrote on Sunday, April 10, 2005 (PDT):
  • I own a county 954 six cyl diesel 4 wheel drive and can't seem to find any info on it anywhere. If anyone can help me please do!
    Dick wrote on Tuesday, April 05, 2005 (PDT):
  • Need to know the aproximate weight of a 1954 major diesel .Have to rent a trailer and want one heavy enough to do the job . degeezer at yahoo.com
    Omer Morgan wrote on Saturday, March 19, 2005 (PST):
  • I have what I was told is a 1954 Ford Dexta 33 HP Diesel. The only numbers I can find are 957E 7005 on the transfer case. Right under that is T3 and under that is B17F. The emblem is the wheat symbol with a hand holding it with a gear around that. Can't find any info on it at all, please help with any info. Omer in Texas.
    kees wrote on Monday, January 31, 2005 (PST):
  • for about 5 years i own now a 1956 major with atlas crane on the rear(1968)and i'm very happy with it. It's a joy too work with this guy. i'm became all ready an expert in bouncing and digging.
    Patrick Arnould wrote on Monday, January 31, 2005 (PST):
  • hey dave check out ebay, theyre always selling on there Good luck, Paddy
    David Lewis wrote on Monday, January 17, 2005 (PST):
  • I grew up with Dextas and Majors in England. Now live in the US (Cincinnati) and am desperate to buy a Major or Dexta. Do you know anyone interested in selling? Thank you, David
    Jack McIntosh wrote on Sunday, January 16, 2005 (PST):
  • I have a 1961 fordson supermajor. I found it setting in a barn with 820 hours on it and the cam and crank were both broke. I have since gone through the engine complete new paint and this last year had to replace all "0" rings and seals in the hydraulic system. I also have the original operating hand book when you buy the tractor!! I also have a repair manual so e-mail me if I can help with anything !! I sold my farm so I just play with the supermajor!! It is fun and will haul a load or pull anything!! I ran one with a backhoe on it back in the 60's this is the first one I've ran-a-cross since then. Having fun in Michigan.
    lee marquette wrote on Thursday, December 16, 2004 (PST):
  • I have three fordson majors and they all run very good. I am always looking for parts of any type or whole tractors that either run or are not running. If you have any old fordsons sitting around I would be interested in them if you are looking to get rid of them. Also have lots of information on fordson tractors serial numbers what years and alot of other stuff so email me if you have something you want to know or sell Thank you for your time Lee. I use my tractors daily on my farm up in Washington state.
    ash wrote on Saturday, November 27, 2004 (PST):
  • my father sold his fordson major, what a nice tractor 2800 hours and original tires
    Don wrote on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 (PST):
  • I am seeking the shop manual for a Fordson Major Diesel engine 6 cyl. It is an industrial stationary engine. The year is 1966. Please let me know of any information you could provide.
    essam wrote on Saturday, November 06, 2004 (PST):
  • I have two 1963 super major which works in very good condition but i need to know how do i source parts for them on my own e.g. seals,bearings & engine kits etc...Please would someone help me locate these parts and e-mail me with the information at essamali08 at hotmail.com. I live in Trinidad. Thanks
    Justin wrote on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST):
  • I just got a Fordson major deisel not really sure what year it is. It was my grandfather's who has passed on now but he used it in the woods with a winch evry day for about 30 years and it still works great!!! Not the prettiest any more but tough!!!! VERY TOUGH!!!
    Butch Baker wrote on Friday, November 05, 2004 (PST):
  • I'm looking for following pieces for a '55 =/- Fordson Major Tachometer Tach cable Headlight lens Grill shell inserts Please contact me by e-mail or 281-324-1654
    dennis wrote on Monday, November 01, 2004 (PST):
  • Iam restoring a 1957 fordson major diesel I need head gasket piston rings standerd can anyone help me locate this or any coments thanks
    LEONARD WAYNE LOWTHIAN wrote on Sunday, October 24, 2004 (PDT):
  • great photo...iv got one but th wheels are orange. Its a great tractor...does all thats asked of it and never even gets short of breath
    Richard wrote on Monday, October 11, 2004 (PDT):
  • Have a 54 Major Diesel. I am looking for the small lights located on rear fenders teardrop in shape. Thanks for any info
    Frank wrote on Monday, October 11, 2004 (PDT):
  • The timing gear broke and went through the cover on my 1958 Fordson Dexta Petrol tractor. It has the British Vanguard Standard engine. I'm looking for another cover or a source for parts.
    Kenneth Hertneky wrote on Sunday, October 10, 2004 (PDT):
  • Looking for fordson to buy near co.usa
    rob w wrote on Thursday, September 30, 2004 (PDT):
  • Anybody know the general approx weight of the fordson major and h.p.
    Joel wrote on Thursday, September 16, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson Super Major and the origanl paint is blue, and it is for sale.
    steve wrote on Sunday, September 12, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a D Fordson major tractor and one with loader and backhoe. Trying to find out as much as I can on them and could use any help or direction form anyone.
    Doug wrote on Saturday, September 11, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a Ford 5000 Super Major that needs an engine and I am having trouble locating one. Can anyone suggest a conversion engine that can be used without doing too much work to convert.
    Dave wrote on Saturday, August 14, 2004 (PDT):
  • Looking to enter my 1959 Power Major in the antique tractor pulls. Any info concerning pulling with a Major is greatly appreciated. I need new rear tires. What size rear tires are recommended? It has 24" rims. I have access to a set of 30" rims from a Super Major loader/backhoe. Thanks for any help. Dave
    Chris wrote on Saturday, August 07, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have recently bought a Fordson major tractor were can I find parts and manuals 4cyl. dsl. unknown year?
    Tom wrote on Monday, July 12, 2004 (PDT):
  • What does one of these sell for, restored?
    kenlpickles wrote on Saturday, July 10, 2004 (PDT):
  • can anyone help iam trying to find out the weight of my ford major diesel tractor[lambourn mk 6]any help
    donavin berg wrote on Wednesday, July 07, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a ford major with a stuck engine ,it has a loader will sell for parts
    donavin berg wrote on Wednesday, July 07, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a ford major with a stuck engine ,it has a loader will sell for parts
    J. T. wrote on Saturday, July 03, 2004 (PDT):
  • I am trying to help a friend find a rear rim/wheel (tire - 16.9X30) for his Fordson Major Deisel. What other makes/models would be the same?
    peter wrote on Friday, July 02, 2004 (PDT):
  • John, I saw that you had problems with changing the hydrolic fluid. I have the same question as you have. I you receive an answer, can you please let me know how much fluid should be added to which compartment. and also on how to check it. Many thanks to all who can help me !
    Russell Rogers wrote on Saturday, June 26, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a 57 model deisel parts tractor. It was still in use until a week ago. It has power steering.
    matt hagen wrote on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 (PDT):
  • we're trying to figure out what model fordson super major we have. fordson super major is written on the hood, but it looks more like the front of the power major. it has a backhoe and loader bucket that are not original, and it's been repainted. the wheels also look more like the power major. any help would be appreciated, thanks.
    John wrote on Saturday, June 19, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson Super Major(1962-1964?),with loader. I am in the process of changing the hydraulic fluid.I have drained the fluid from two places,one ,with the majority, of fluid from a very large drain plug located directly under the rear end,the other being much smaller ,and less volume up closer to the engine and on an angle.There is a dipstick close to my left foot but it seems to be only for the rear fluid level.How does one know how how full to fill the front reservoir (big offset plug on left side ,in front of foot).Any info on hydraulic fluid levels would be appreciated. I had thought that the two reservoirs were connected and that they were handled by the same pump but now I am not so sure.Thanks.
    Richard wrote on Saturday, June 12, 2004 (PDT):
  • I need parts for fordson major 600 ,about 55 to 57 model ,i need injection pump parts to fix mine
    dixon wrote on Saturday, May 22, 2004 (PDT):
  • more about this tractor it was bought new by my father-in-law.had a backhoe on it and a front loader.took the hoe off in 64 and used it to haul small baled hay,in 67 we bought a holland bale wagon and used it for till 78 then went to round bales used it to chop corn and to chop baled hay.in 82 we put a ditcher on it and thats what i use it for today .it has been in the family sence it was new
    dixon wrote on Friday, May 21, 2004 (PDT):
  • i have a 1954 fordson major diesel,all the wheels are orange,whitch they have been sence 1964.thats my tractor.put new short block june 64 broke the fabric that drives the fuel pump.need some help yo time it thanks
    john wrote on Monday, May 10, 2004 (PDT):
  • roy check engine breather is clear if ok most likly back pressure from piston and rings wear
    Bob Smalser wrote on Thursday, April 29, 2004 (PDT):
  • Looking for a power steering pump for a 1959 Power Major Diesel with Daggenham 4-220 engine.
    roy wrote on Wednesday, April 28, 2004 (PDT):
  • im working on a old dexta its 3 cyl diesel it blows oil out every where im not a tractor mech. so im kinda lost could any one tell me what problums these engines have with those symptoms
    Jim wrote on Saturday, April 03, 2004 (PST):
  • I'm interested in any information I can get on 1954? Fordson Diesel backhoe/loader. Also am looking for engine hood and insignia for grill.
    DALE ROCKWELL SR wrote on Thursday, April 01, 2004 (PST):
  • WAS THE DEXTER A 3 CYL. ENGINE, DID ANY OF THE OLD MAJOR'S EVER HAVE POWER STEERING, THE WERE HARD ON THE HAND'S TO STEER BUT WERE VERY POWERFULL, DID THEY HAVE A LOT OF PROBLEM'S WITH BLOWN HEAD GASKET'S?
    Martin wrote on Saturday, March 20, 2004 (PST):
  • I have purchased a Fordson Major Diesel Tractor 1960's model, engine # 1380680, I am looking for Fuel Injector Parts, where can I find them. Thanks
    Martin wrote on Saturday, March 20, 2004 (PST):
  • I have purchased a Fordson Major Diesel Tractor 1960's model, engine # 1380680, I am looking for Fuel Injector Parts, where can I find them. Thanks
    Adam wrote on Friday, March 19, 2004 (PST):
  • I was wandering if some one out there could tell me how the model # started out on Fordson 2000 Super dexter thanks
    Adam wrote on Friday, March 19, 2004 (PST):
  • I was wandering if some one out there could tell me how the model # started out on Fordson 2000 Super dexter thanks
    Avery English wrote on Sunday, March 14, 2004 (PST):
  • I purchased a major diesal. the tractor runs fine. I would like to know where to fine engine and other parts for this tractor. I would like to rebuild the engine sometime in the near futre. My tractor have the ugly back rims on it. I would also like to know where I can find a bigger rim for a larger back tire. My tractor was built in 56/57.
    Jonnie wrote on Saturday, March 06, 2004 (PST):
  • Nice tractor shame about the wheels though. Get them painted orange and the tractor will look much better!!I am currently helping my grandfather restore his major (4wd). I'm only 15 but hope to someday find another 4wd major. Any ideas where I should look. And any pictures would also be helpful.
    Stuart wrote on Saturday, February 28, 2004 (PST):
  • I have run acorss a 4 wheel drive Fordson Major type S3 sn 12744. Does anyone know the specs and hsitory of this machine? Its in decent shape and has a working pto winch on the back.
    don henderson wrote on Wednesday, February 25, 2004 (PST):
  • have found an early 40s? fm (with side pulley). The casing on left below the head is badly cracked but otherwise is complete and will still run. Can provide picture and more detail if anyone is interested.
    ELIJAH MUGAMBI wrote on Thursday, February 12, 2004 (PST):
  • MY FAMILY OWNS A FORDSON SUPER MAJOR IN KENYA. IT IS A1956 MODEL AND STILL DOES SOME LIGHT FARM WORK.WE REALLY LOVE ITHIS WORK HORSE.
    ELIJAH MUGAMBI wrote on Friday, January 30, 2004 (PST):
  • My father once owned a Fordson major tractor.This was about forty years ago.It was Kenyan registration No KBA 822 He sold it to a farmer who uses it todate for light farm duties.
    Tom Schuppert wrote on Sunday, January 25, 2004 (PST):
  • Bought a Super Major, 1964, for $700 last September. It starts if temperature is above 25 degrees. Everything needs attention-wiring, injector, timing, sheet metal, you name it. Is blue-orange wheels, cast fronts. A Dagenham product probably. I like it. A very strong runner. Hope to bring it back to its original glory, starting this spring. It's nice to have something a little out-of-the-ordinary in a region of 'Deeres and Farmalls.
    Ron wrote on Friday, January 23, 2004 (PST):
  • I own a 1953 Fordson Major with gas engine.Can't find any information on engine size or where to get parts. Am told it is an English only model. I need an overhaul gasket set and probably bearings. I have been told that the deisel and gas engines use the same block and bottomend. Is this correct. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Daniel wrote on Thursday, December 25, 2003 (PST):
  • does anybody in here know where i can by a fordson major roadless/4wd ( I come from Denmark)
    M Hicham Wati wrote on Sunday, October 12, 2003 (PDT):
  • we interested in fordson super major tractors for breaking in any condition and in fordson super major spare parts like(engines,backend,gearbox...) please provide us if you have any of our request. e.mail;watico at scs-net.org
    tamios hachem wrote on Thursday, October 02, 2003 (PDT):
  • looking for a tractor 3 pt. diesel only close to 3000 cad
    Greg Bundle wrote on Tuesday, September 23, 2003 (PDT):
  • I live in New Zealand and own a fordson Super Major. It is complete, has thru rust where guards mount onto rear axle. Surface rust on bonnet. A complete tractor,Rev counter not working, Starts and runs beautifully. Any Interested buyers?
    Will Namminga wrote on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 (PDT):
  • I just ran across a Fordson Major. It is supposedly a 1951 model. I have not gotten past the grease and gunk yet. I am wondering how possible it is to get a part for the drive train as it will not go into reverse. It also needs a head gasket. Any comments will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
    Richard wrote on Saturday, September 13, 2003 (PDT):
  • I am looking for info on the shaft seals for the belt PTO on RHS of my Power Major. The tractor has a Browning type belt wheel . The replacement seal I purchased (same part # as old leaking one) will press in but is to big to seal against the shaft (which is splined anyway). I figure I'm missing a part. Anyone know of a good schematic of this area or have a similar experience with the seal problem.
    Felix Knight-Webb wrote on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 (PDT):
  • I own a very nice 1964 grey wing (and grey wheels) Super Major which I am restoring at the moment. I agree with comments that most of the Majors destined for the European, African and Aussie markets had orange wheels of which the front were cast. The American market had pressed steel rims I assume due to the weight of shipping and difficulties with replacement. I am looking for a pre-force 5000 to add to my collection. I am also looking for a Ford Thames Trader 75 flat bed lorry to haul them to shows.
    Ross Cargill wrote on Monday, August 25, 2003 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson 3 cyl diesel which I bought in 1999. Am using on my Pistachio plantation in Western Australia. How do I identify which model it is - suspect it is fifties vintage
    JEFF SCRUTON wrote on Thursday, August 21, 2003 (PDT):
  • I OWN A 1954 FORDSON MAJOR DIESEL, LOADER, BACKHOE. CADILAC IN ITS DAY, STILL CAN HOLD ITS OWN TODAY. LIFE STORY; WAS BOUGHT NEW BY MILWAUKEE COUNTY MUNISIPAL DEPT. WISCONSIN. SHE WAS TRADED IN, IN 1962, THE IMPLIMENT CO. SLID IT OFF THE TRAILER WHEN ON LOADING & BENT THE LEFT REAR RIM. THE DEALER COULDN'T GET A RIM & COULD FIGURE OUT HOW TO STRAIGHTEN THE BENT RIM SOLD IT AS IS TO GEORGE LEE IN 1964 AT A PRICE OF $2000.00 DOLLERS. GEORGE USED THE HOE TO STRAIGHTEN THE RIM. HE USE THE HOE TO DIG GRAVES TILL 2002. KNOW I OWN IT FOURTH OWNER IN 49 YEARS.
    Ronnie Coulter wrote on Thursday, July 03, 2003 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a fordson super major or a super major 5000 with the white bonnet.
    Jason Barlow wrote on Tuesday, July 01, 2003 (PDT):
  • Dad used to drive one at his friends farm at the north of england.
    John Parker wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 (PDT):
  • Found this web site interesting fordson.freeweb.nl/manuals.htm anyone still got a Bray loader still? I'm restoring two of them, they were based on a Major, don't seem to be many left...
    LWL wrote on Thursday, June 19, 2003 (PDT):
  • I grew up with one of these....used it for the hay tractor an it is a work horse. We still have it up at the farm.....with all the implements..... man could it buck bales..... Our wheels are orange and not as good looking as yours but brings back memories...think I'll fix her up when I get up there. LWL WaylonSUN Entertainment Country Resurrection Nashville, TN
    Rob Stuart wrote on Monday, June 02, 2003 (PDT):
  • I own a 1955 Fordson Major Diesel. Does anyone know where to get a manual for the electrical system for it. I can't seem to get the charging system working right. Other than jumping it once and while this tractor is a great machine that runs excellent.
    Peter Entz wrote on Thursday, May 08, 2003 (PDT):
  • Am selling my Fordson Supermajor and was simply browsing the web for info. Very interesting site. The rims are orange on my tractor. I also have a retrofitted loader on it. A very practical tractor. Peter, Manitoba, Canada
    malik humayun baghoor wrote on Wednesday, May 07, 2003 (PDT):
  • i m pakistani and in distirct khushab we all like ford tractors verumuch. plz send me pictures of ford tracrors and ur company calandres i love ford. plz send me cal.. my adds is in khushab malik humayun baghoor wrote on Wednesday, May 07, 2003 (PDT):
  • i m pakistani and in distirct khushab we all like ford tractors verumuch. plz send me pictures of ford tracrors and ur company calandres i love ford. plz send me cal.. my adds is in khushab Bill wrote on Thursday, April 03, 2003 (PST):
  • Looking for steering gear or complete steering gear box for Fordson Major.
    David wrote on Thursday, March 20, 2003 (PST):
  • I now own a 1956 Fordson Major which my father-in-law purchased in 1965. It still has its original blue paint and orange wheels. The front wheels are cast not pressed steel. It is very reliable and suits my 50 acre hobby farm.
    steve wrote on Sunday, March 09, 2003 (PST):
  • i have both shop manual for fordson major,power major,super major plus the fordmajor instruction book be glad to help anyone if i can
    Don wrote on Thursday, February 27, 2003 (PST):
  • We have aqired a Fordon Major Diesel serial #eiadkn6015 we would like any information you can pass alon on this tractor thanks for any help. The third carictor of my e-mail address is a zero not a o if you are sending a e-mail , thanks Don
    Terry wrote on Thursday, February 20, 2003 (PST):
  • I have a fordson major deisel for sale serial#3061566 I think. Needs some work.
    Hobo Tools and Supplies wrote on Sunday, February 02, 2003 (PST):
  • Hello to everyone. I am in the process of becoming the distributor of Fordson Major replacement parts. We haven't added this information to our web site as of yet. However, if you have time please take a look. www.hobotools.com At the moment I have available injection tube set (1,2,3,4) Sold in sets only. Steering wheels and cap. Hyd. parts, Spindle Front Axle - RH and LH. This just to name a few. You can reach me at the above email. Any questions I would do my best to answer. Thank you Sincerely, Jay A. Van Horn Owner Hobo Tools and Supplies
    Adrian Porter wrote on Wednesday, January 29, 2003 (PST):
  • In 1955 we purchased a 1955 fordson major deisel 4cyl. the wheels were orange!!!!! the body was blue & we were there!the wheels were pressed steel.. We are looking for fenders, hood & steering wheel.Can any one help? BY the way purchase price was $3,390.00 new. including 3 bottom plow.
    Darin Lee wrote on Friday, January 10, 2003 (PST):
  • i really think the wheels are supposed to be bright orange but white looks good too. My grandpa and I are rebuilding a 1958 Major Diesel. We need to know the color of the front emblem on the hood. Any info. would be greately appreciated. Thanks in advance
    Joy Garcia wrote on Wednesday, January 01, 2003 (PST):
  • I am looking for a hydrolic pump for the Fordson Major Diesel. Please let me know any information on where I can purchase this part.
    Louis Rehberg wrote on Saturday, November 30, 2002 (PST):
  • I have recently accquired a Fordson Major Deisel with a Dearborn grader on it. I would like to know if this was origional equipment or was added at a later date. Any information regarding this tractor would be greatly appreciated.
    Roxy Rox wrote on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 (PST):
  • What is the horse power of a Fordson Major tractor?
    dan boat mech. wrote on Sunday, November 17, 2002 (PST):
  • I have just bought a 1952 fordson major desiel with no starter is there a starter that will work that isn't stock to the tractor. I'm just starting my own company and don't have a lot of cash. any help I would be graetful
    The Ford Man wrote on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 (PST):
  • Les, What the hell are you thinking!! Are you color blind!! Yellow ? What the heck bobby?!?!? Looks great as it is! Next thing you know you'll want to paint the tractor purple or some crazy color!
    Warren wrote on Monday, October 28, 2002 (PST):
  • Im looking for the # 4 fuel line for my fordson major diesel tractor. Please help. Thanks
    les pilkington wrote on Saturday, October 26, 2002 (PDT):
  • I THINK THE WHEELS SHOULD BE YELLOW
    Greg wrote on Sunday, October 20, 2002 (PDT):
  • Many years ago my grandfather bought a 3 cylinder Diesel english made Ford. It has live pto and live hydro with a 3 point hitch, I was woundering what it is and what it is worth?
    erik wrote on Sunday, October 13, 2002 (PDT):
  • We have a fordson major diesel in our sailing club. They asked me to get it working again. They told me the dynamo doesn't work anymore and the battery is flat. Maybe somebody can give me some advice in advance. How can I determinate wat it's age is ? Maybe we will sell it.
    hans struber wrote on Friday, October 11, 2002 (PDT):
  • i am looking for a fordson super major
    Chris Coblentz wrote on Saturday, September 28, 2002 (PDT):
  • I bought a 1961 Fordson major Diesel. Serial # 1599440 that I am working on, it needs some parts. Found simms injector pump for $1100. Still needs some seals for other parts of tractor and hoses. Anybody know good place to look?
    R Keeton wrote on Wednesday, September 25, 2002 (PDT):
  • Found a Fordson that looks like the on ein the picture. Guy Put a Slanting 6 Dodge engine in it. It runs good and he said they had used it to move car frames around. Has electric fan in front of the radiator due to lack of space. Guestion- What are your thoughts about this rig? Will the Dodge clutch hold up to heavy work such as plowing? I am mort einterested in the bushhog aspect of the tractor but I am curious about the whole rig and how it can be expected to work like a tractor.
    Don Nicholson wrote on Thursday, September 19, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a steering cylinder and pump for a Fordson Supermajor Diesel. Any help would be appreciated.
    Kevin wrote on Wednesday, September 18, 2002 (PDT):
  • Looking for a exhaust manifold for a 54 fordson major diesel.
    Miles Keith wrote on Wednesday, September 18, 2002 (PDT):
  • We own a 1958 FMD with a 10 ton Boughton Wynch direct into PTO. Brilliant machine and many a tree trunk pulled. Maintainance and spares in the UK from Barry Clay - Tel 01902 842262 - Mob 078333 74480 Service excellent. Yes he has the orange and blue paint as well! Good luck.
    Miles Keith wrote on Wednesday, September 18, 2002 (PDT):
  • We own a 1958 FMD with a 10 ton Boughton Wynch direct into PTO. Brilliant machine and many a tree trunk pulled. Maintainance and spares in the UK from Barry Clay - Tel 01902 842262 - Mob 078333 74480 Service excellent. Yes he has the orange and blue paint as well! Good luck.
    Colin Clayton. wrote on Sunday, July 21, 2002 (PDT):
  • I hav a 1960 fordson major i am renovating any information on owners club ect would be welcome
    Luigi wrote on Tuesday, July 16, 2002 (PDT):
  • I own a Fordson Major diesel But do not know what year it is.
    Mike Sweeney wrote on Sunday, June 23, 2002 (PDT):
  • I need a pto housing for a Super Major, can anyone help me?
    Jess Phillips wrote on Thursday, June 13, 2002 (PDT):
  • I need information on a Ford 3055 GP Tractor It is a great Diesel Tractor 40hp 3 cyl. I can find no information or history or owners manuel, or production dates. It appears to be a hibreed of maybe a 3000 and 4000. it is catII Thanks for any info.
    Richard wrote on Monday, June 10, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a good Fordson Major steering wormshaft. It's not power steering. My tractor was made in 9/56.
    Ed Upton wrote on Monday, June 10, 2002 (PDT):
  • I have a 1954 fordson Major Diesel. Can anyone tell me where I can get my starter orerhauled or buy a new one?
    Joe wrote on Friday, June 07, 2002 (PDT):
  • I grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania using Fordson Majors through the 60s and 70s. We owned six Majors at one time. My father still has four of them. Two still run pretty good; the other two would run if given attention. The models are; 1958 Major (still runs), 1960 Power Major (doesn't run -- I never liked the Power Majors -- we had two of them at one time), 1963 Super Major (still runs -- I think the '63 Super Major was the best tractor we had on the farm), 1964 Super Major (5000 -- they were White and gray instead of blue and orange) (doesn't run). All I can say is we farmed over 2000 acs and owned just about every tractor you can get in the US at one time or another, but the Fordson Majors were the absolute best. No always the most powerful. But we could always count on them.
    Joe wrote on Friday, June 07, 2002 (PDT):
  • I grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania using Fordson Majors through the 60s and 70s. We owned six Majors at one time. My father still has four of them. Two still run pretty good; the other two would run if given attention. The models are; 1958 Major (still runs), 1960 Power Major (doesn't run -- I never liked the Power Majors -- we had two of them at one time), 1963 Super Major (still runs -- I think the '63 Super Major was the best tractor we had on the farm), 1964 Super Major (5000 -- they were White and gray instead of blue and orange) (doesn't run). All I can say is we farmed over 2000 acs and owned just about every tractor you can get in the US at one time or another, but the Fordson Majors were the absolute best. No always the most powerful. But we could always count on them.
    Chan Huff wrote on Monday, May 27, 2002 (PDT):
  • I own two Fordson Major Diesels. I need an oil pump. Can anybody help me?
    Berti Arnzen wrote on Wednesday, May 15, 2002 (PDT):
  • To order catalog for owner manuals; Ford New Holland, Inc, 20770 Westwood Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136 - Phone; 2116-572-0725 - fax 216-572 0815 for owners 800-635-4913. Information from 1991 catalogue.
    Berti Arnzen wrote on Wednesday, May 15, 2002 (PDT):
  • Have a Fordson Major Diesel. Don't know much about it, but was running for 2 or 3 years. Think it has a fuel pump or injection problem.
    billy cooke wrote on Sunday, April 07, 2002 (PDT):
  • I have a 1960 power major that I am parting out many good parts redon head,good block tractor is all most complet call me at 401-364-1289 in RI
    Ron wrote on Thursday, April 04, 2002 (PST):
  • I purchased my 1955 fordson major diesel last spring(3-2001). It has a wagner loader,3point lift, and sherman powerdigger backhoe. The operator, service, and parts manual is available and I got whatever parts I needed for the engine rebuild new. The only problem I had was locating a decent fuel tank(mine has multiple big dents). 3/31/2002 I bought another fordson major diesel w sherman power digger and wagner loader. I'm going to part this one out even though it still runs. Oil and fuel filters are available through a local autoparts store for a fraction of what a Ford New Holland dealer wanted for them. The radiator cap and hoses were also readily available. The fuel pumps are available new. It was difficult finding a mechanic who had worked on one but I did and had him help me rebuild the engine and set it up. There is a mechanic in England (Brian) who give excellent info on upgrades and troubleshooting. He can be found on the fordson page under yesterdays tractors. I'm located in New Jersey and found parts sources in Pa. If you can't find what you need email me. Maybe I can help.
    Alberta wrote on Monday, March 18, 2002 (PST):
  • My brother-in-law bought some land in North Carolina. He found a Fordson tractor on the land, says the date says 1914. Could that be right?
    Merv Williams wrote on Saturday, March 09, 2002 (PST):
  • Ihave maney memories driving ford majors.Starting as achild of 5 years steering one while Father threw wads of hay of the trailer by moonlight to my earley working career plouging with a 3 furrow Ransoms plough cultivation work the list is long . Does any body remember the MillMaster fore end loader the Bougton whinch arrrrr memories '
    John Heise wrote on Friday, March 08, 2002 (PST):
  • I'm currently restoring my dad's Fordson Major diesel that he bought new. He can't remember the year of the tractor for sure so I would appreciate some help identifying the year and the model for sure. The original paint is still on the tractor blue body and definitely orange wheels. It has a three point hitch and draw bar. It also has headlights mounted to the radiator cowling and also has fender mounted work lights. He ordered the tractor with the smaller diameter rear wheels (30") to lower the center of gravity at the time of purchase. All parts are original and is in running order. I need to replace the seals between the transmission and the differiential. The engine cylinder sleeve o-rings need to be replaced to bring it back to perfect running order. I'm having trouble finding parts since it seems that all dealers have thrown away their parts books and went strickly to computer parts programs which don't seem to include the Major diesel. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, John
    Dave wrote on Saturday, March 02, 2002 (PST):
  • I have an 1952 or 53 Fordson Major (British)(I think). I am looking for an engine rebuild kit. If anyone can provide any info it would be greatly appreciated.
    bobby kyle wrote on Tuesday, February 19, 2002 (PST):
  • i need pto unit for my fordson major diesel
    dave abraham uk wrote on Wednesday, February 06, 2002 (PST):
  • information on fitting perkins v8 engine into ford super major photo if pos can anyone help
    Brian wrote on Sunday, February 03, 2002 (PST):
  • Am looking for a governer for a Fordson Major GAS engine. Made between 1953 and 1958. Any helpful information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
    Barry MacDougall wrote on Sunday, January 27, 2002 (PST):
  • Restoring and looking for an ensigna for over the grille for a 1961 Fordson super major.
    Jim Cave wrote on Thursday, January 24, 2002 (PST):
  • I have a neighbor who aquired a Fordson Major diesel. He is needing a block and crank shaft. (I think he's wasting his time) But he is insistant on restoring this machine. Can anyone give us a suggestion on where to find any parts.
    theresa wrote on Friday, January 18, 2002 (PST):
  • I have a tractor that looks the same as this one but cant find the parts or engine kits for restoration. If anyone knows any information on this tractor can you please share info on it.
    Bill Hobbs wrote on Saturday, January 12, 2002 (PST):
  • I am Interested in purchasing a 1952 thru 1954 641 ford diesel tractor could anyone please advise me of what it might be worth and where I might find information about this tractor
    fred wrote on Monday, October 01, 2001 (PDT):
  • can someone help me identify this fordson tractor ; i bleve it to be a 1954/1956 petrol/kerosine tractor i need to know to see if i can get engine parts to rebuild the engine as it wont go any moore.
    RJE wrote on Sunday, September 09, 2001 (PDT):
  • Trying to identify this Blue Tractor with no hood,emblems or grille. The casting on right side is;EIADDN6015 the injection pump is on right.The engine is 4cyl diesel.Starter is Lucas and on left.Intake and exhaust are both on left.
    Lauri Tenkanen wrote on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 (PDT):
  • We have here Fordson Super Major -61 with Perkins Diesel (8-syl, 8,4 litre, 165 hp). Engine and Major are totally repaired and whole system is working very well. It`s really "Super" Major.
    Ra Ra Rowan wrote on Sunday, July 22, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have purchased a Fordson Major and am told it was built in 1948. What would it have looked like as an original
    john wrote on Friday, July 13, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have a fordson major diesel and am looking for a 3pth for it . Any suggestions?
    bill wrote on Wednesday, July 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • my dad used one like this(yes,with orange wheels) for years w/ great bend loader and a small backhoe. the tractor worked great as long as you shifted gears EASY,if not she would bugger up. finaly traded it in when the power steering gave up, as parts were impossible to find.
    Jim wrote on Wednesday, July 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • I've got a Fordson Major diesel with a Sherman backhoe-loader. This unit uses a Sherman gear-pump connected to the PTO. The gear pump seal has failed and I need to locate 1) a source for replacement seals/parts or 2) replacement pump. Numbers off the pump are; JG20434 & 2025R2B2. Any help or suggestions please email - Thanks.
    Bryan wrote on Wednesday, July 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have inherited some sort of Ford made in England. I was told it was a 5000. It hasn't run in 4 years and was partially disassembled. All the parts appear to be there. Does anyone know where the serial number is located? Would like to get it back in use soon. Thanks for the help.
    eifion wrote on Monday, July 09, 2001 (PDT):
  • i have a ford 4cyl industrial engine, the same as fitted to fordson supermajor, in a boat. I am lookoing for a tachometer drive assembly that fits at the top of the fuel pump drive. can anyone help please
    john david wrote on Sunday, July 01, 2001 (PDT):
  • the guy is right on the fordson major ..wheels were orange. I don't remember the h.p. on these tractors , but they were little workhorses.
    russ wrote on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 (PDT):
  • WOULD LIKE TO KNOW THE LAST YEAR THE FORDSON MAJOR DIESEL WAS MADE . THANKS
    Gary Shields wrote on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 (PDT):
  • I'm looking for a transmission / hydraulic drain plug for a 1956 Fordson Major Diesel (4cyl). The plug measures approximately 2" in diameter. It is very close to the one on the side of the transmission case in size. However, it is just slightly smaller. Can anyone help?
    Roger Milam wrote on Saturday, June 23, 2001 (PDT):
  • Today I bought a Fordson Major tractor. It's in great shape. The salesman told me it was a 1962 model, and that it has 52 hp at the PTO. I would like to find an owner/operator's manual and any other data available about the tractor, like where to find parts. It has a Ford 5000 hood on it, so I could use a Fordson Major hood. It also needs a grill and front emblem. I now have a John Deere model MT for sale. I live in a small town west of Houston, Texas.
    Patrick Arnould wrote on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 (PDT):
  • Ive bought my Fordson New Major now, what happened to the tractor in the picture. It should have cast iron orange wheels, headlights at the side. Could anyone please tell me where I can find a Lubrication Chart for a Fordson New Major?
    Otávio Dias da Costa Machado wrote on Tuesday, June 19, 2001 (PDT):
  • Hi friends, I'm a brazilian master student (in agriculture engeenering), and I'm working with machine levels, trough direct requests. So, we met some fordson, zector, deutz, hannomagui, and other anticle tractors, but a great doubt is the machine power (kW, hp,...)that i need in my calculation! If you know anything, data, webapge, or other, please subscribe me!! I will happy to reward my fotos and data!!
    John Wulff wrote on Friday, June 08, 2001 (PDT):
  • Well I am a beginner and it looks like I have made the best choice of my new farming life by buying a Fordson Major as my first Tractor. It is a diesel and to be honest the learning curve for me will be steep and I think exciting. I am happy to join the family of devoted Fordson Major owners. If you have any tips for me in caring and operating my new found friend, please do not hesitate to send me an email at bigbad at bigpond.com.au. I would also be interested in hearing from other Fordson Major owners in Australia.
    Richard wrote on Sunday, June 03, 2001 (PDT):
  • I own a Super Fordson Major, and they are very reliable, even if it is quite an old tractor. We also own 2 Ford 7610`s, 1 John Deer 6400, 1 Case International 485 and 1 MF 550.
    Joe Novicki wrote on Tuesday, May 22, 2001 (PDT):
  • Need power steering parts for Fordson Major Diesel. Current tractor has no power steering. Can you help?
    Larry McNallen wrote on Friday, April 27, 2001 (PDT):
  • There is a 1964 Fordson Major diesel in my area (VA) foe sale for $2900. Everything looks good on the tractor except for the hood and grill. It starts right up, no smoke or missing. Before I pester it's present owner with further testing I wanted to find out more about getting replacement parts - how hard and how much? - and what kind of faults i should lookout for. Thanks
    ian burnage wrote on Wednesday, April 25, 2001 (PDT):
  • I agree, the wheels on the fordson major were orange,i was brought up at the age of 13 driving these tractors from the 70s right up to the 90s, i worked on a farm at clapham bedfordshire E.W.Straford where time stood still.
    allen wrote on Sunday, April 22, 2001 (PDT):
  • just bought a 1956 Fordson Major Diesel looking for salvage for parts. Any help would be appreciated.
    G. Basham wrote on Monday, April 16, 2001 (PDT):
  • Ihave 64 FSM use it all the time would like manual or share imfo. with other owners havent found better tractor for what i do .feal free to email me with any imfo.or coments
    Roger Tiller wrote on Monday, April 02, 2001 (PDT):
  • As I come from the UK and have a fair working knowledge of Fordson Majors and their conversions eg Doe, Roadless, County etc I may be able to help if you write to me.
    terry wrote on Monday, March 26, 2001 (PST):
  • I have, some where around a 1959 ,but I would like to be positive. I would like to know how to idintify the exact year. thanks
    Linda McCormick wrote on Saturday, March 24, 2001 (PST):
  • I am thinking of purchasing a 1956 Fordson Major which has been standing in a field for a long time. Engine cover and wheel arches are badly rusted, are replacements readily available and if so where from? Also any tips or a guide as to what I should watch out for.
    lance stephenson wrote on Monday, March 19, 2001 (PST):
  • My buddy is searching for a perkins 4 cyl.236 that fit a 470 Ebro tractor. Any help would be appreciated.
    Paul wrote on Tuesday, December 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I would like some web links for spare parts that i can purchase in the UK for a 1961 Ford Super Major (Blue/Orange)e.g Lights Front Grilles and any other parts. Thanks PJ
    billwatkins wrote on Friday, November 24, 2000 (PST):
  • ihava79forddiesel56h.p. itsmokesandsmellsandbrnseyes.can anyonetellmewhatiswrongplease
    Richard Moore wrote on Wednesday, November 15, 2000 (PST):
  • I have the engine off a Fordson Major diesel on a irragation pump. It is for sale.
    Tony S wrote on Tuesday, November 14, 2000 (PST):
  • Hello, i have a fordson power major(fpm) the ser.# is 1481234 on the eng. pad. i cant find any solid info. for when it was made. I want to rebuild the eng. When it was running it was very strong and always started. i have an extra trans. and rear end for it that i was thinking of selling. i also need to replace the clutch as i had to put it in gear before working her. the hyd. system works fine after i replace the seals. i do have a shop service book from I&T Shop Service that has helped repair it but i need more help. I would like to restore her to new. any of you tractor nuts can write and would be appreciated. thanks TS
    david singh wrote on Monday, October 16, 2000 (PDT):
  • does anyone have a six speed gearbox for a fordson major e27n the model is 1945 to 1951.these tractors had a three speed gear box. but you can bolt on a overdrive box in front to double the gears . it is called darlington overdrive
    Jack Mayers wrote on Thursday, October 12, 2000 (PDT):
  • I just purchased a 1957 Fordson Major Diesel. I wanted to change the oil before running it and found several large pieces or flakes of metal(1 to 2 inches across and irregularly shaped) in the oilpan. I figure it's a bearing. Can anyone help me find a bearing kit for this tractor? Thanks
    Magnus Olsson wrote on Friday, September 29, 2000 (PDT):
  • Hi, I am 25 yrs old from Sweden, and the proud owner of a Fordson Super Power Major -60 or -61. I had to restore the engine bec. it had not been in use for about ten yrs. I have also equipped the tractor with power steering. Please contact me w. questions or comments on this fine model!
    Ralph Turmel wrote on Tuesday, September 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have a fordson major for sale with a Lord front bucket for sale $1000.00 anyone interested located in Fort Plain New York thanks
    BILL WILLY wrote on Saturday, September 16, 2000 (PDT):
  • QUALITY FARM &COUNTRY PO BOX 3330 DES MOINES, IOWA50316 Has new & used parts 4 most old tractors & service manuals 4 about $30 phone 1-888-828-3276 fax 800-433-1209
    o tool wrote on Friday, September 08, 2000 (PDT):
  • arbie serial no on later tractors right handside of engine other no on gear box and back axle p2x is december
    o tool wrote on Friday, September 08, 2000 (PDT):
  • dexta has 3 pot engine major has 4 pot engine
    Timo wrote on Thursday, September 07, 2000 (PDT):
  • There seems to be some wrong imformation about the manufacturing years of Fordsons in the previous messages. Here is some info about them (which should be correct); The "old" Fordson Major was produced in years 1945-1951. In -51 they started to make the "new" Major (only few was made in 51). It had ca. 40 hp. In 1958 came Dexta (smaller version of Major) and Power Major (more powerful version of Major, ca. 50 hp). The Super Major (and Super Dexta?) came in 1961. Super M. had orange wheels (like all the other models) but they were changed later (62-63?) into white (or grey) colour. In 1964 (?) they stopped making Fordsons and the new models were; Ford Dexta 2000, Ford Super Dexta 3000, Ford Major 4000 and Ford Super Major 5000. They were blue/grey.
    Larry Duvall wrote on Monday, August 07, 2000 (PDT):
  • I need a hydraulic pump for Ford comander 6000 diesel . Can anyone point me in the right direction?
    Jim Kalinowski wrote on Sunday, August 06, 2000 (PDT):
  • We are in the process of putting together a super major with a six cylinder we are looking for a narrow front for the tractor. a hood would be helpful too but it is not as essential any information would be appreciated
    William murphy wrote on Thursday, July 20, 2000 (PDT):
  • I LOVE TRACTORS I'M A FARMER
    Jason wrote on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 (PDT):
  • I own a '64 Ford 5000 Super Major. I'm trying to find new decals for the hood which so far has been impossible. Any info will be appreciated.
    andy robbo wrote on Saturday, July 15, 2000 (PDT):
  • am from australia and have a fordson major diesalwas from vic rails and has hydraulic blade at front etc am wondering what iols i use for the engine the gear box and the hydraulic drive.it has been sitting around for awhile and want to keep things safe
    andy robbo wrote on Saturday, July 15, 2000 (PDT):
  • am from australia and have a fordson major diesalwas from vic rails and has hydraulic blade at front etc am wondering what iols i use for the engine the gear box and the hydraulic drive.it has been sitting around for awhile and want to keep things safe
    BRIAN BOWSER wrote on Monday, July 10, 2000 (PDT):
  • AM RESTORING A FORDSON MAJOR DIESEL. NEED ALL THE HELP I CAN GET.FIRST WHERE IS THE SERIAL #, SO I CAN DETERMINE THE DATE OF MANUFACTURE? NEXT,DOES ANYONE HAVE A SECOND HAND SERVICE MANUAL? ALSO NEED 3 POINT HITCH ADJUSTING LINKS WHICH CONNECT LOWER ARMS TO UPPER LIFT ARMS. NEED RIGHT FOOT FLOOR BOARD & BRAKE DRUM COVER. HAVE PARTS TO TRADE IF INTERESTED,SUCH AS WHEELS,TIRES,HOOD,FRONT AXLE,HUBS & BATTERY BOX. I AM LOCATED IN EASTERN CANADA. ALL REPLIES WELCOME, EVEN IF JUST TO COMPARE NOTES. BRIAN BOWSER.
    Michael Favre wrote on Saturday, July 08, 2000 (PDT):
  • I am doing an internet search for tractor parts for my father as he is not on-line quite yet, maybe in the 22nd Century. Anyway, I was wondering if you could help me find a Hydraulic Cylinder for a Power Steering unit on a Fordson Major Diesel Wheel Tractor cirque 1956 to 1962. Or, retorfit options. Thank you in advance for your help.
    Thom Crews wrote on Sunday, June 18, 2000 (PDT):
  • Im a car dealer. Recently obtained a (i think) a 1952 fordson major diesel.Has original manual (1952) Came with A new boxd starter, a box of new parts (I was told it contains all parts to rebuild engine) Has three point hitch, engine is free, I cant seem to find a model number The hood is at this point missing, I think it will turn up. It has new tires on rear. Previous owner died just before he started to restore unit. I have no interest. Would sell or trade for anything interesting. Thanks
    Jeff Bryenton wrote on Monday, June 05, 2000 (PDT):
  • The crankshaft on my 57 Fordson Major Deisel is not repairable. Can anyone help find a replacement crank or a good used engine for a reasonable price. Vancouver, Canada
    Woody Henderson wrote on Monday, May 29, 2000 (PDT):
  • does any know anything about the1957 Ford 861 Diesel. I have one and can fine nothing on it anywhere.
    Woody Henderson wrote on Monday, May 29, 2000 (PDT):
  • does any know anything about the1957 Ford 861 Diesel. I have one and can fine nothing on it anywhere.
    Hal O. Friend wrote on Sunday, April 30, 2000 (PDT):
  • Does anyone have any information about a Fordson P6 Perkins? If so please e-mail me as I would like as much information as possible. I know they are a brilliant tractor but very little else.
    MARION C. MALCOM,JR. wrote on Friday, April 28, 2000 (PDT):
  • LOOKING FOR SOME GOOD LEADS ON PARTS,RESTORATION,INFO ON A 1957 FORDSON MAJOR MY FATHER-IN-LAW JUST PURCHASED.WE ARE NEW TO RESTORATION.WE WOULD LIKE TO DO THIS RIGHT.ANY TIDBITS WOULD BE APPRECIATED....THANKS.
    Patrick mees wrote on Friday, April 21, 2000 (PDT):
  • hi, i have a great collection of fordson in my country belgium, major,power major,super major 4wd, super major 6cyl, dexta ,super dexta, f model, county super six and mini models and all books and folders over fordson ,if anyone need information send me a message or a fax 003222688113
    ANDY FROST TEL. 01508 548712 ENGLAND wrote on Saturday, April 15, 2000 (PDT):
  • can anyone help me with a sump for a 1964 county super six fordson major based model KEEP ALL MAJORS ROLLING!!!
    Jonathan wrote on Thursday, March 30, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a 1955 fordson major which i believe to be 35 bhp, i need to buy another major, can anyone please give me the main differences between the power major and the super major (engine sizes, etc, etc,) and also what is a fair price to pay (£ sterling) for a reasonable 1962 super major with a front loader? Thanks alot.
    Louie Jeune wrote on Friday, March 24, 2000 (PST):
  • Growing up in Catskill N.Y. in the late forties and fifties the village had one of these Fordson Major Diesel tractors whit a backhoe on and it was called a pippen. Never saw one again.
    john wrote on Friday, March 17, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a story to tell about my Fordson Super Major 5000. It seems we couldn't get it to shift into low range and when we tore it down we found a shaft with a gear seized on it because lub couldnt flow through it. Inside was stuffed the kind of waxed paper that bearing are wrapped in. Was this some sort of sabotage at the plant? It doesn't seem like the paper could ever have gotten in there on its own. Ive always wondered about this. As we understand it, the second color for the later majors was gray--at least in the US. The change seemed to happen in 1962. It matters to me because I am getting a Super Major delivered this weekend which is a '62. Good luck to guys looking for a ps pump or piston. They are hard to find and expensive to fix.
    Peter wrote on Tuesday, March 14, 2000 (PST):
  • I have purchased a Fordson Major P6 with a Perkins 6 cylinder diesel. I am trying to identify what year it was produced as well as any other information that could be helpful. I have a few repairs to be carried out and in Australia there is limited resources available. If anyone could help I would be extremely grateful.
    Dan wrote on Sunday, March 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a Fordson Detxa tractor I know nothing a bout the little beast except it runs beautifully. It's a desiel and I need to know where on the tractor I can find out it's vital stats. Can anyone help with model, engine size and such? thanks from minnesota northwoods.
    les finnie wrote on Saturday, March 11, 2000 (PST):
  • I have worked in parts dept for ford tractors for 25 years colour of wheels has always been known as fordson orange
    Chester Heath wrote on Wednesday, March 08, 2000 (PST):
  • I just purchesed a Fordson Major Diesel, Blue, had orange wheels but someone painted them Blue,haha I paid $1500.00 for it, onlything wrong is the three point hitch leaks off very fast. I have it torn apart and need the Ram cylinder piston rubber. Does anyone know where I can find one? I know the sereal # how can I match it up with a yr. Thank you in advance,,
    w.blij wrote on Tuesday, March 07, 2000 (PST):
  • I'm looking from a Fordson Super Major diesel from maked new i hope jou can i't understand because my English is not so good.
    Bill Shelswell wrote on Sunday, February 27, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a 1963 Fordson Super Major, blue with orange wheels. I used it on the farm until 1997 when I retired and now use it for blowing snow and the odd little job around the yard. I am looking for a power steering unit. To my knowledge the motor has never been done.
    Gale wrote on Saturday, February 19, 2000 (PST):
  • I`m looking for gears for pto shaft and shifter to engage for a 1962 fordson super major. all help apprieciated
    Ed wrote on Thursday, February 17, 2000 (PST):
  • I am also looking for a power steering cylinder for my 1953 Fordson Major. Any help finding one or a power assist cylinder of any type would be great. Tanks in advance for any help.
    Gord Cassman wrote on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 (PST):
  • Further to my post of the Fordson with a Model T engine, sorry Model T plugs, Model A carb and Lucas magneto. Anyone know what it is? Was a Fordson Major made in England ?
    Gord Cassman wrote on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 (PST):
  • Further to my post of the Fordson with a Model T engine, sorry Model T plugs, Model A carb and Lucas magneto. Anyone know what it is? Was a Fordson Major made in England ?
    Gord Cassman wrote on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 (PST):
  • My neighbour has what he says is a Fordson Major but it looks like it has a Model T gas engine. He still uses it.
    Søren Ladegaard wrote on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 (PST):
  • Can anyone help me to find these engine informations ; I need too know the HP and Torque rating + the stroke and the bore on a Fordson 5000 Super major diesel year 61.
    Arbie Powell wrote on Sunday, February 06, 2000 (PST):
  • I'm so glad I found others that have a Fordson Diesel, but I sure could use some help with how and where to get parts to rebuild the engine on mine. I do not know the year, any suggestions. It look just like the one on the postcard. Mine is blue, what color is the original rims and fenders? Thank you for any help or suggestions. winkyy1 at aol.com
    Hans Nevelius (Sweden) wrote on Sunday, February 06, 2000 (PST):
  • 1952 my father bought one of the first Fordson Major Diesel traktor in Sweden.We used it into the sixties, a very reliable tractor.I still keep the extra heavy duty weights bolted to the rear weehls and some documents,how to act when the disel-engine in some fatal accidents should run backwards. With regards
    w.blij wrote on Saturday, February 05, 2000 (PST):
  • ik ben opzoek naar een fordson dextra om opteknappen
    Jerry wrote on Thursday, February 03, 2000 (PST):
  • I purchased aFordson major diesel 3 yrs. ago and iwas told it was a 1948, 45 hp. ,but Ihave no idea where the serial numbers are,PLEASE if any can tell me where there I would appreciate very much
    Dann Parker wrote on Tuesday, January 11, 2000 (PST):
  • Currently restoring a 59 Power Major. The crank and pistons are toast. I think it would be cheaper to find a running engine. Anyone know of one reasonably priced?
    Andy wrote on Tuesday, January 11, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a used manifold and elbow for a Fordson Major. The bolt holes are off set.1-11-2000.
    Frans Hattingh wrote on Monday, January 10, 2000 (PST):
  • My father own a Fordson Major whichs runs on kerosene. It has in running condition since God knows when and it still in frequent use. It is still stock standard (Orange cast wheels the works) although the electrics had to be replaced. But I need to find,as all the others above, the owners manualy for it. Please tell me where to find that
    james wrote on Saturday, January 08, 2000 (PST):
  • hey guys my fordson tractor manual says the tractor is blue and the wheels are red. this could be an orange that was a production red that has faded to an orange hue. as we all know red will fade in the sun. we initially painted ours red today they are orange!!!!!!
    Clark wrote on Saturday, January 01, 2000 (PST):
  • Looking for a wide front end for a 1957 Fordson Major diesel.Please e-mail with help.
    Tom Cavener wrote on Thursday, December 30, 1999 (PST):
  • Looking for power steering for a Major diesel
    Keith Clymer wrote on Thursday, December 23, 1999 (PST):
  • My pop-pop has a Fordson-It has been sitting in the field for about five years.He said the trans-locked up. Could this possibly bw fixed reasonably? The rest of the tractor is in great shape. Thanks
    lori mottin wrote on Friday, December 03, 1999 (PST):
  • I have some body parts to a fordson major - front grill, fenders and engine compartment hood. if anyone interested in them please e-mail me at the e-mail address above. not sure of the year or model. if anyone can help identify please help.
    Richard Hall wrote on Monday, November 29, 1999 (PST):
  • looking for parts for my fordson major Diesel injector pump,power sterring unit and pump or how to change it over with a truck sterring unit
    bart hartog Holland wrote on Wednesday, October 27, 1999 (PDT):
  • HIGH I AM LIVING IN HOLLAND. WE OWN SEVERAL FORDSONS ( DEXTA , MAJOR,POWERMAJOR ) PLEASE KEEP YOUR FORD AS ORIGINAL AS IT IS. THERE IS RUBBISH ENOUGH. IF YOU SEND ME PHOTOS FROM YOUR FORD ILL SEND YOU SOME BACK, KIND REGARDS BART
    john wrote on Wednesday, October 20, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have just bought a fordson major diesel, but it has never been registered for the road, what do i do?
    Dale Elswick wrote on Sunday, October 17, 1999 (PDT):
  • ..HAVE JUST BOUGHT A FORDSON MAJOR DIESEL, WAS .TOLD IT WAS A 1962 MODEL 65 HP .HAVE ABSOLUTELY ..NO IDEAL AS TO MODEL # WOULD LIKE INFORMATION REGARDING .THIS TRACTOR OR WERE I COULD OBTAIN ONLINE INFORMATION. THE .TRACTOR HAS FRONT ENDLOADER 30INCH WHEELS IN REAR LARGE MACHINE,WAS TOLD IT WEIGHTS ABOUT 5800LBS
    Frank Anderson wrote on Monday, October 11, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have a Fordson Major Diesel, with 6 speed trans high and low, was blue and now has yellow painted over the blue. It has a Sherman Power Digger model 54E100 and a Warner Front Loader. 26 inch rear tires and 16 inch front tires. Simms Injectors for the 4 cylendar Diesel. I need any and all help to identify my tractor. Please e-mail me as soon as possible. Thank you, Frank Anderson
    Cliff wrote on Wednesday, October 06, 1999 (PDT):
  • Need an exhaust manifold for a 1964 Fordson Super Major. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Cliff
    Blair wrote on Sunday, October 03, 1999 (PDT):
  • Can anyone tell the what the difference is between a Major and a Dexta. Not a Super. X'z
    Rob Wightman wrote on Wednesday, September 08, 1999 (PDT):
  • I recently got married and left the church with my wife in the back of a Fordson Major Diesel and that had orange wheels!
    Michael Higgins wrote on Tuesday, September 07, 1999 (PDT):
  • I require a raised P.T.O. for a Fordson Major, 1955 model built in England. Or gears for same would suffice. Thank you in anticipation....
    matt wrote on Sunday, September 05, 1999 (PDT):
  • My father and i are rebuilding a Fordson power major. and the wheels are suposed to be orange. all you people who saty it dosn't matter should have another thing comeing because you can look in all the original manuals and the wheel are orange. thankyou matt cooke
    shawnda outlaw wrote on Tuesday, August 31, 1999 (PDT):
  • what year did they make the 801 powermaster?
    wayne wrote on Monday, August 30, 1999 (PDT):
  • Does anyone know where to get a rebuilt injector pump for a 1957 fordson major diesel?
    Max Madsen wrote on Saturday, August 21, 1999 (PDT):
  • in denmark the old major is very popular at the tractorpulls. Often with a retrofitted 6cyl. ford engine from a truck or a clayson-combine. My brother and i has been driven a 4cyl. major with a turbocharger from a small off.roader(picup) and now we have bought another one with a 6cyl. engine, but we cant identifi the engine more that its a ford. We need to know the size, how much oil, the fuel injectors setting and the pump, and valve settings before we can use it and tune it up. Does anybody know where we can find some information. Do you know american trucks fitted with an about 100hp diesel engine from the mid-60ès?? if you have any ideas we will be very glad to hear from you!!!! we also have an IH farmal H and another Gas-driven fordson.
    Alan Gordon wrote on Sunday, July 11, 1999 (PDT):
  • If I remember correctly, the front tyres were on cast iron wheels, not pressed steel. The later Power and Super Majors came out on pressed steel wheels; in New Zealand anyway and they were orange!
    peter wrote on Wednesday, June 09, 1999 (PDT):
  • i agree with sam. even though i don't like tractors i think the wheels should be orange (or at least 3 of them anyway!) and i think you should fit a nitro injector.
    antonio harris wrote on Wednesday, June 09, 1999 (PDT):
  • i'm purchasing a ford 1959 #641 workmaster diesel. do you know where i can get any owners manual.


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