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Fordson major diesel with loader/backhoe

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charly

05-06-1999 19:00:57




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I have just acquired a FMD loader/backhoe. I can't find the serial number or model/year. any hints?




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Don

05-06-1999 21:35:56




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 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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charly

05-07-1999 17:38:09




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 Re: Re: fordson major diesel with loader/backhoe in reply to Don, 05-06-1999 21:35:56  
don, thanks for the help, now that i have the serial number how do i find out the other pertinent information. model, etc.

the serial number is 1397757, if i am doing this right that means it is a 1956 fmd right?

all help appreciated.

Charly



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Don

05-10-1999 07:23:45




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 Re: Re: Re: fordson major diesel with loader/backhoe in reply to charly, 05-07-1999 17:38:09  
Yes Charly, your unit came off the Dagenham, England production line the last week of July, 1956.



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