X2 , with the yard full of 100s of the same model just easier to find the one your lookin' for. The one above is from a 1957 Lo-Boy and shows a serial number of 4391J. If that is true as Hal has stated then it is a 1979 model. While the number of issues is still limited, the club is adding more in the months ahead. I have looked at several topics on this forum and still I can't find a year or serial number on my Cub. A high serial number, on the other hand, could indicate that the tractor was one of the last models of its type to come off the assembly line. A crucial step when restoring a tractor is taking the time to discover the history behind the machine.
Our website is not just an online store. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Thanks for including serial numbers up to 1979. In that first year alone, the company built more than 10,000 9N tractors. Now you will never know for sure if cast parts or engine were replaced but it will help narrow it down. We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Known as streeters, they were literally built in the alley between two buildings after the production line had changed over to another model.
Consequently, a model 80 alone would be rather collectible. Hello, on my way to the camp I stop for gas and the retired owner his children run the pumps now has two Farmall tractors one a Farmall 140 srial 2273J the other is a Farmall A serial 332615. This is a New Zenith replacement carburetor. Its just so dang hard to find them and once you do, they're always in tough places to read. Early 48 had rounded style adjusted through the hand hole and late 48 had square style adjusted at the pedal.
Pretty sure the cast date codes are different on the 140 than a Cub, A, B, etc. Out of a moment of curiosity, I looked up the serial number to determine the year of manufacture. How much horsepower does my Cub have? To determine the year, look at the last letter in the series. A wire brush helps clean out the dirt and grease from the numbers and letters. However, if you were to locate one with a unique feature that was optional, that unit could be even more valuable. That research can, for example, put a value on the machine.
According to Brenda Harrenstein, Two-Cylinder Club manager, information is available for nearly all vintage John Deere tractors, from the Waterloo Boy through the New Generation models. The one above is from 1963 and shows a serial number of 221399J. As the Farmall and International brands were merged the differences simply became options that the buyer could order. But if you are looking for a day to throw a birthday party, I go by the date stamped on the block — that seems to be the heart of the tractor to me. The serial number plate is gone from tractor , trying to figure out what year it is.
All the numbers I have seen all end in an R, but the only one that has the month and day is the one on the block. I think it was more for while they were on the lot at the factory. The one above is from 1953 and shows a serial number of 173924J. Engine casting codes 367825R2 Thanks guys! This will give you an idea of how rare that model is and what it might be worth. As an example, 1939 was the first year of production for the Ford 9N.
Am I looking in the wrong locations? My husband knew the year, but I totally had no idea how to figure out the age! Find out, too, if there are any distinguishing characteristics of the tractor that might identify it as being the real thing, even if sheet metal or components have been changed. Is this something they did at the factory or why was this done? Casting codes of the letter E support this also. Then I started to wonder how far off the date codes are. You also need to know how many of a certain model were built. I am thinking that mine is a 1959 model. Didnt take long to figure out it was the last 3 digits of the serial number but it was written in what looks like a black paint pen. If it looks like there was never one on it the rivets probably got ground off, there was one on it when it left the factory.
There are numbers behind the left rear fender, but nothing that shows the month and day. First Photos of my neighbors 140. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. D Slater Tractor Guru Joined: 30 Jul 2007 Posts: 6360 Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:15 pm Post subject: Re: Farmall 140 serial number question Jim I have a list that says E was used in 1979. We are focused on meeting all your restoration needs while offering value and quality with every tractor part we deliver. Circle of Safety: Y Location: Grand Island, Nebraska You can narrow it down by checking all the casting s and looking at the clutch throwout bearing fork. My mom inherited a 1939 Farmall M from my grandpa a couple of years ago.
We also carry for farm tractors. It's on the right side of the tractor when sitting on it on the front right near where the steering shaft goes into the steering box. I will reference this blog when I do an updated video! I have found alot of conflicting info I will try to jot down some of the 140 tractors I've got. Of course, your tractor might have a couple of parts with different casting dates on them. However, because they do list the starting serial number for each year, you can at least find out which year a tractor of interest was built. Tractor serial numbers started at 501 and the engine serial numbers started at 65001 for a 140 I think.
Also the fan shroud is bigger on the later models. Here's a picture from tractordata. The serial number tag is severely corroded and I cannot make out the last numbers. I was told everything is still pretty much original but I was hoping to locate a year or serial number on the tractor itself. I think the best way to find out the year maybe by looking at it, i think the 140 changed styles over the years. Investigate Its History It also pays to know the history of a particular model. John Deere Info Fortunately, there are other places you can go for serial number information, depending upon the brand and model.