What color were the old Ford tractors?

The 9Ns (1939-1941) and the 2Ns (1942-1947) were solid grey (almost a “battleship gray”). The later 8Ns (1948-1952), NAAs (1953-1954) and hundred series (1955-1962) as well as the EARLY thousand series (1963-1964) were the “red-bellies” (red castings and a very light… almost an off-white, gray sheet metal).

What color was the 9N Ford tractor?

dark grey
All 9N tractors were painted dark grey. This tractor has a rear PTO, which could be used to drive three-point or towed implements.

What colors were Ford 8N tractors?

That being said, there are three grays for Ford Tractors. The dark gray, the medium gray, and the light gray. The dark gray is for the 9N/2N; the medium gray is for the 8N, NAA, and Hundred Series; the light gray is for the Thousand Series.

What color is a Ford tractor?

Ford blue tractor paint code.

What is the difference between an 8N and a 9n Ford tractor?

For starts, the 8n tractors have a four speed transmission while the order 9n tractors had a three speed transmission. This lets you control your speed and power a bit more. One way you can easily tell between 8n and 9n Ford tractors is if it has foot pegs.

How can I tell how old my Ford tractor is?

The best way to identify a tractor is by the serial number. Serial numbers on the 9N-2N and 8N tractors are located on the left side of the engine block, just below the head and behind the oil filter. The hundred series and “01” series tractor serial number location is on the flat area above and behind the starter.

Why are some Ford 8N tractors blue?

There have been SEVERAL blue 8N’s spotted over the years, from all over the country. It’s a safe bet that NONE came off the assembly plant that color. During the early 1960’s, during the switch to blue paint, there was an effort by dealers to re-paint older tarctors on their lots, in order to present them as “new”.

What brands of tractors are green?

The common John Deere green is a more modern addition to the history of tractor paint colors. Tracing the origin of today’s tractor colors takes us back before the turn of the 20th century.

Which is better Ford 8N or 9N?

This is the main difference between the 8n and 9n Ford tractors; and as you’d expect, the 8n has a number of improvements that make it better than the 9n. One such improvement comes in horsepower. The engines on the 8n tractors are generally a bit more powerful than those on 9n tractors.

Can a Ford 8N run a tiller?

TILLER: The ‘N’ tractor WILL NOT RUN A TILLER! Unless the tractor is equipped with a rare Howard or Everett auxiliary transmission. The ground speed is simply too fast without it. Another option if you REALLY must use a tiller with an ‘N’ would be a tiller with its own engine.

What kind of paint does a Ford tractor need?

Ford Gray Paint, Quart 2 Pack For tractors made 1939-1947 Container: Quart can Finish: Gloss *Paint products can not be returned* *We can not ship paint to California* *Paint is mixed to order. The ship time is typically 7-10 Days from…

What was the color of the Ford Continental in 1947?

1947 and 1948 FORD and MERCURY EXTERIOR COLORS SWATCH COLOR FORD PAINT CODE YEARS Dulux┬« Barcelona Blue M-14221 1947 – 1948 93-54947 Glade Green M-14223 1947 – 1948 93-54948 Pheasant Red #M-14230 1947 – 1948 No Match

When did Ford and Mercury change paint colors?

Note – No color combination numbers are shown on Ford and Mercury cars. It may be necessary at all times to tint colours to produce a satisfactory match due to normal weathering and changes in colour standards. *Replaced M-14221 Barcelona Blue about January 1, 1948. Replaced M-14220 Rotunda Gray about February 1, 1948.

When did Ford stop using rotunda gray paint?

Replaced M-14220 Rotunda Gray about February 1, 1948. NOTE: 1: No color combination numbers are shown on Ford and Mercury cars. NOTE: 2: Most of these colors have been established in both DULUX and DUCO.