Re: fordson major diesel with loader/backhoe in reply to charly , 05-06-1999 19:00:57
Charley: The FMD serial number will be one of two places. First, check on left hand side of the engine just above and toward the flywheel end of the starter on the engine/transmission housing flange. There will be a number stamped vertically in old english script. If not there, look on the right front corner of the engine block/cylinder head. There will be a flat boss with the number stamped horizontally. Incidentally, some Majors had a metal tag riveted on the front center of the firewall with the number stamped, which can be used if present to confirm whether the engine is original to the tractor.
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