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George Marsh

07-18-2013 13:30:19
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Leo, I was very young when my dad bought a red 6000, 1961-62??. I think the red ones were the first. Ours spent more time having the SOS repaired than it did in the field. Things were so bad, after a few years, Ford gave us an new blue 6000. It had a better tranny. Ford was so cheap, they gave us a new tractor, but we had to put our old tires on it.

If I got my colors right, red was the first. All I can say is RUN FOREST RUN!

To this day, I wouldn't have an SOS. 2 reason, most of the old mechanics that worked on the SOS are long gone. Secondly fool me once shame on you. SOS = SOL

Just because they are rare, doesn't mean anything. George

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SD Pete

07-19-2013 20:50:54
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 Re: commander 6000 in reply to George Marsh, 07-18-2013 13:30:19  
My Dad bought a 6000 in 62. I was a Freshman in high school and thought a brand new tractor was cool. Man talk about a pile of dog poop.



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George Marsh

07-21-2013 16:25:44
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 Re: commander 6000 in reply to SD Pete, 07-19-2013 20:50:54  
We are about the same age. I graduated in 67. It was the last Ford my dad bought.

We had a dairy. Dad thought of his as a BIG bile of COW Poo.

I think many tractor had issues when they used parts off the shelf to make next model tractor with more horse power. My Jubilee is just one of them.

I think Farmall used the old M drive train and put a bigger engine in front of it when they went to the number series.

Chevy got in to trouble using a gas engine block in their attempt to make a diesel.

The list of mistakes could go on forever.

My lesson from this is not to buy a new car or truck with some new engine or tranny design. I wait for the consumer to do the R&D and the company to fix it.
George

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DaveH IA

07-22-2013 10:12:11
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 Re: commander 6000 in reply to George Marsh, 07-21-2013 16:25:44  
We are about the same age. I graduated in 67. It was the last Ford my dad bought.
2/8/49 model here Grad. in 1967



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showcrop

07-22-2013 18:59:37
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 Re: commander 6000 in reply to DaveH IA, 07-22-2013 10:12:11  
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Old geezer! 4/5/49 here.



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Larry NCKS

07-23-2013 00:06:49
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 Re: commander 6000 in reply to showcrop, 07-22-2013 18:59:37  
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You fellas are all old!!!! 8)
I'm a '53 model - the year of the Golden Jubilee - and I have a famous birthday. I had it first though!



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