The 990 was sometimes criticised for its slow road speed same as the 950 , but I always thought this was more than made up for with the rest of the gears. But I am looking for all parts because they are hard to find. I'm guessing its a 880, 885, or something similar but I don't know how to tell for sure. There will be parts for these beasts forever, they went on to become Case 1190 1194 and even a 380 industrial backhoe. I liked mine very much but the hydraulics did require patience, and some fiddling. I like the quietness and smooth running of the 4-cylinder, but I also like the slogging ability of the 3 cylinder.
Six months ago I managed to buy a nice 4-cylinder model. The 880 lmplematic was also introduced in September 1961 and although this model would run concurrently with the 850 until October 1965. Husband, Willie, is also wanting to repaint and I'd like to find the correct paint scheme. Is their any other adjustments I could try. Beginning in 1978, this began with 8N37908, in 1949, 8N1411370, in 1950, 8N245637, in 1951, 8N343198, in 1952, 8N44235, and in 1953, 8N540030. Two six volt batteries were fitted under the seat, the same as previous models, but the air cleaner was now located in front of the radiator.
I have to do my winter change and don't know what viscosity to use. Hacke, it seems this tractor was red. When diagnosing an issue, or showing off your tractor or implement, it's important to add images so we all know what you're talking about. Members must not disclose information to 3rd parties in anticipation that reliance will be given by non-members. Given that these tractors were built in since 1947, this number can be obscured by rust or paint. The Selectamatic was to be a great success, and one which would continue through the years ahead, however by early 1965 things were beginning to change, not least the desire to introduce a new body shape and colour scheme. In addition to this 8N tractor serial number, there are other casting numbers on the axle and engine block that can aid in the identification of the machine.
Ontario Parts Hotline is a major provider of aftermarket and. All 990s had six stud rear wheels and were fitted with 11-32 tyres, although 13-28 were an option. I have seen the same set up on a 990 and I believe a 1200. Your tractor does not seem to have been painted green though. Right now I think I have a universal hyraulic fluid. The Selectamatic hydraulic system was obviously on its way and this latest type of axle casing was made in such a way as to facilitate drilling the required holes for this system.
The three-way valve U578 cost £7. There was also a different drawbar, pick-up-hitch, three-way valve and the biggest change of all was the rear axle casing. As well change the hydraulic oil filtre, its between the back wheels in a round pot on the bottom of the axle tranny case. The engine number in itself doesn't mean much as engine fitment was not consecutive in fitment to the tractors as they came down the line, engine 4642 may have been fitted to an 880 that came down the line 7 or 8 tractors after the one fitted with number 4641. I was told to tighten the hex nuts the back them off two turns.
There are other distinguishing factors between these models between the year s1947 to 1953 that can be used as year of manufacture identification. If it goes, it won't take long to work out the shift pattern. In 1964, the 3-cylinder engine replaced the 4-cylinder. Husband's friend who is giving us this tractor just brought the hood this weekend. As a general rule for Ford 8N Tractor Serial number, in1947 the first tractor serial number was 8N1. The majority of rear tyres are pretty much generic nowadays but there are a couple of pretty good ones that I have used which are Berla or Stomil by brand, crossply, if you go for the Goodyear or Firestone brands, if you can still get them, they will cost you an arm and two legs. Is the cylinder helping to push the drag link on the steering or is the steering cylinder replacing the draglink? Lots of aftermarket parts too.
I just got an old David brown from out of the weeds from a friend of mine who doesn't know anything about it other than it's a david brown. Willie is also needing to know the shift pattern. A new type of three-way hydraulic valve was also fitted and after a few months the engine was also fitted with a high-lift camshaft which again improved performance. . Also I live in Ontario where temp drops to -20F some time lower. It is cetainly atractor that should be white tinwork and chocolate chassis. So in effect you got a 2-speed shift automatic, which split your gears; this gave a 12-speed gearbox and you also had a gear that went in-between each gear on the gearbox.
It was a tractor which bred real customer loyalty, but this loyalty was not easily won and it was satisfaction with the 990 that really put this model head and shoulders above its competitors. David Brown 990 Tractor Selectamatic The first model to leave the factory was number 440001, and, as with its counterparts, it could have been fitted with either five or six stud wheels as the six stud front wheels were not yet standard. We required free-wheels and band-brakes and all sorts of odd things of which we had no production experience. What are the adjustments on the petal for? I am forwarding photo to afriend for clarification. All the 880 models had bowl-less fuel filters which made servicing easier and the oil filter was mounted directly onto the cylinder block, dispensing with the aluminium filter head.
Lubricants and Fluids: Quick View Fuel: Diesel 8. Also anyone know where to get power assist parts. The 8n tractor serial number can be found to the right of the oil filter, looking at the engine standing on the left hand side of the tractor. Plans were already underway for a new model with a much improved hydraulic system Selectamatic and this tractor was to be a proving ground for the new 3-cylinder engine. David Brown 880 March 1963 brought the introduction of the fabricated front axle which was fitted first to serial number 355065, and later went on to be used on many other models.
I have a loader on mine that runs off the hydraulics system. That old thing will go forever. I believe you have found the serial number for the loader. This very popular tractor remained basically unchanged until the final 4-cylinder 880 rolled off the production line in August 1964, the last one being graced with the serial number 362382. One such example is the location of the distributor. It works better, but still grinds, especially if there is a load on the pto.