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Antique Tractors
#1394032 Sun Jan 24 2021 03:17 PM
Joined: Feb 2008
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Been getting an itch to get an old farm tractor to restore. The trucks restorations are done and I’d like to learn something new. I know even less about tractors than I did the trucks when I started working on them almost 20 years ago. I am thinking pre1955 models. USA made only

So, any of you guys restore tractors too?

What make?

Any helpful websites?

Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394045 Sun Jan 24 2021 04:45 PM
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'Bolter
Each brand of tractor has a very loyal following. I am partial to post WWII Farmalls. Probably because that's what we had on the farm as a teen. I really like them all, Oliver's are also my favourite because they do so well in tractor pull competitions.
I never miss the local Antique Power gatherings at our local fairgrounds every June.

Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394051 Sun Jan 24 2021 05:10 PM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 4,920
J
Unrepentant VW Lover
Wow, and you think us old truck guys are weird fanatics ... wait til you get a load of the antique tractor guys ... they're hard core.

I had a Farmall M once and still have a hankering for an offset (Cub or Farmall A) to put around on mowing grass. I had a restored JD 420 for a few years. Did not like it as much as the Farmall. Haven't bought any parts in a long time but I recall that Green paint is usually more expensive than Red paint. Other colors probably harder to find ...

John


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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394058 Sun Jan 24 2021 05:29 PM
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Allis Chalmers G. Very unique looking. Not too hard to find. Simple to work on. Draw crowds at the parades and shows. Get your feet wet in the tractor collecting world without extreme expense.


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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394060 Sun Jan 24 2021 05:30 PM
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'Bolter
I've got a couple of old tractors in the "one of these days" category. A 1936 Allis-Chalmers WC, and an 8N Ford. Both of them would need major restorations, so they're just sitting out behind the barn for now. The A-C is a hand crank only type, no battery or starter, just a magneto for ignition. It's also a dual fuel type- - - -start on gasoline, run on kerosene. It's important to switch back to gas before shutting down- - - -starting on kerosene with a hand crank is virtually impossible!
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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394065 Sun Jan 24 2021 05:55 PM
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'Bolter
I learn to drive on 1950s John Deere but I preferred my other uncle's Fords they seemed more like driving a car. Just go on Youtube and see what John is talking about. Also FB marketplace.


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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394078 Sun Jan 24 2021 06:53 PM
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J
Unrepentant VW Lover
Allis Chalmers .... I think I dated her sister once ...


John

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— C. S. Lewis


'49 Chevrolet 3804

Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394129 Sun Jan 24 2021 11:13 PM
Joined: Nov 2004
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J
Workshop Owner
An old timer that used to farm a couple acres here in town used to have a IHC Farmall Super C with a wide front. A really sweet tractor. He also had a Ford Jubilee. I thought the Super C was way cooler.

John


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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394130 Sun Jan 24 2021 11:23 PM
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J
Workshop Owner
Here's a '52 Cub with a belly mower and front blade for sale on craigslist.

1952 Cub [omaha.craigslist.org]

John


J Lucas





1941 Chevy 1/2-Ton
1942 Chevy 1.5-Ton SWB
1959 Chevy Apache 31 Fleetside
1959 Chevy Apache 32 Fleetside
1959 Chevy Viking 40

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Re: Antique Tractors
46Sparky #1394151 Mon Jan 25 2021 12:44 AM
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'Bolter
A lot of Massey Ferguson tractors here in Australia been tempted to get one as a toy learnt to drive on one


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