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i posted this on accessnorton and got lots of nice responses from folks all over the world who have/had/use/used them 1950 Ferguson T20...i paid $1800 for it runs good needs just a little TLC my fall/winter project will put back grey maybe some of you'uns have memories of them

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Looks very much like the Ford tractor of the same era.

I did many field-cuts of vacant subdivision lots with a Ford 8N thirty years ago.

If it's anything like the Ford 8N, it's as easy to drive as a car.

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Is that gasoline, diesel, or kerosene powered? I know they made them in all three types.


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gasoline continental engine interesting story behind henry ford and harry ferguson and why 8n and to20 are so much alike


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What you’re calling an 8N is usually called a Ford Ferguson in the U.K. Interesting that it had a Model A engine.


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We used to flog around my mates farm on a Fergie. It was the generic farm transport.

I recently visited his mum, my mate having unfortunately passed away many years ago, and we visited the farm. The fergie was still there parked up in the pig shed. What a time capsule.

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here a cool video


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I used to work on them when I was a mechanic at a Ford Tractor dealer. Easier to work on than the 8N or 9N Fords. There was something on the brake arm that would wear out and the whole brake arm replaced. I made a belt buckle out of one of the brake pedals which I still have. $1800 is a very good price!


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The 4-cylinder engine was easy to work on, and was about the same length as the later flathead Ford V-8.
In fact, someone in the USA made kits to adapt the tractor to fit the V-8 into it.
I have seen one of these conversions, and it's so slick it looks like the tractor was built that way by Ford.


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