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PostSubject: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:12 pm




Does any one know what year this tractor is. I know its a ford and it has a briggs engine but i don't know anything else.
My guess is its a 1968. Please help
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:17 pm

i know Jacobsen made some of the Ford lawn and garden tractors so that may help you to determine year, assuming that one is a Jacobsen.
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:20 pm

Thanks for that tip
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:23 pm

Jacobsons used kohlers and this one has a briggs. so its not a jacobson and the motor is the same color as the tractor and nothing looks messed with so i don't think the motors were swapped
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:47 am

it does look like a bit of an oddball. Could it be an older Gilson? Could that be a big B&S engine?
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:19 am

Looking at the first picture with the hood open- down by the left hand hood hinge... Is that a data plate I see?

As far as engine, etc- with something THAT old, never assume everything is original. It PROBABLY is, but you cannot count on it. Plus, we have seen examples of tractor manufacturers offering different engines based on model designation. Craftsmans are a good example of this- Briggs in some, Kohlers in others, with the same approximate age- just different models.

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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:30 pm

yea it is an oddball tractor
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:57 am

Ok guys sorry if im bringing back a dead topic in the forum but this is helpful Information. I found out what my Dads tractor is Its a Magna not a ford
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:51 pm

http://asecc.com/data/   Info about model years ect. of engines.

http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=106300    Thread about similar tractor

Must be in the 60's. Neat old machine. Kind of unique how high the hood is, almost above the steering wheel.
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PostSubject: Re: What year is this? and what do you know about it?   Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:23 am

I was going to say the steering wheel looks like it dropped a bearing at the bottom of the column or something. It's almost a finger pincher!
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