Welcome! Please use the navigational links to explore our website.
PartsASAP LogoCompany Logo Auction Link (800) 853-2651

Shop Now

   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver

Discussion Forum

WD or WD45?

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register

06-24-2002 08:02:40

Report to Moderator

Thanks to the people who responded to my decal request last week, now a bigger question. I thought grandpa's tractor was a WD, but as I was scraping the paint I found the decals under the second paint job (I think the originals) say WD45. How do I know the difference-it does have a 'power-crater' decal on the block, and the 'snap coupler' system. Pictures on the net seem to show 45's have a bent gearshift rod, while WD's have a straight one. Is this an indicator? Mine is straight. I appreciate the help.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]

06-24-2002 17:40:13

Report to Moderator
 Re: WD or WD45? in reply to Stevo, 06-24-2002 08:02:40  
Later WDs had the curved shift lever that was used on the newer constant mesh transmission. As was said, the bolted on side cover on the right side of the engine tells the story on the engine. Thee was no 45 engines with this. It could be a 45 with a WD or WC engine though, except for the fact that the transmission is the older sliding gear type with the straight shift lever. Another way to tell a 45 at a glance is they had a curved seat support as opposed to one with two different straight sections with a bend between them. Again, this could have been changed over the years too.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Butch (OH)

06-24-2002 08:41:28

Report to Moderator
 Re: WD or WD45? in reply to Stevo, 06-24-2002 08:02:40  
The straight shift lever would indicate a WD. If there is a large bolted on plate on the right side of the block behind the oil filter and ignition it is a WC or WD block. The tractor serial number will tell the story. WD-45 production started with number 146607. Here is a link that shows the location of the serial number in case you don't know where to look.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2023 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy