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WC/WD Comparison

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Glenn FitzGeral

01-11-2008 10:06:28

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Cabin fever...

How do the WC and WD compare: weight, horsepower, cubic inch, wheel size, gas tank capacity, drawbar assembly, fenders, hood, overall length and width?

Perhaps a simpler question is: What parts do they share? Were they ever made simultaniously?

We owned a 1946 WC for many years, but I have had very little contact with a WD. I know the brakes are different...hand vs. foot. The transmission is different too, right? I had heard once the WC transmission is actually a Ford truck transmission. Is this correct?

I appreciate your responses to my rambling questions.

Thanks you,
Glenn F. (The Trivia Guy)

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01-11-2008 21:18:44

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 Re: WC/WD Comparison in reply to Glenn FitzGerald, 01-11-2008 10:06:28  
Tires and sheet metal were the same, same basic 201 engine bumped to a few more hp via higher rpm, but beyond that- totally different. Biggest differences beyond the fact that the WC had no hydraulic system were the hand clutch which gave live pto and hydraulics, plus Power-Shift wheels (an industry first). I think the reference to a truck transmission is speculation- never heard of any direct interchange. WD replaced the WC in 1948- no, they were not made at the same time. Drawbars? Of course they are different- Just look at them- the WD first had the pin hitch for mounted equipment=- then AC came with the Snap-Coupler hitch. Snap-Coupler is not the snappy latches on the lift arms- Snap-Coupler refers to the bell housing under the center of the tractor that the drawbar attaches to. You back into a mounted plow or cultivator, and the ring on the drawbar "snaps" into place in the bell housing. WD also had the Traction Booster system- which transferred weight of mounted implements to the rear drive wheels to increase traction under adverse conditions.

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01-11-2008 13:05:25

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 Re: WC/WD Comparison in reply to Glenn FitzGerald, 01-11-2008 10:06:28  
The WD and WC used the same engine but because of the transmission and a few other things the WD had a little more HP. And depending on if its a styled or unstyled WC a lot of parts will swap out on them. At least in the sheet metal area and engine parts

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