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Ford 9N, 2N & 8N Discussion Forum

Re: Basket case 2N Our journey begins.

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06-10-2020 12:13:37

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Prayers gladly accepted.
This post is what most guys wish they would have read BEFORE they went all in, as it is very true. These tractors only bring what someone is willing to pay, regardless of how much you invested.

Basket case is actually tractor # 2 of 3.

I have a 1950 Harry Ferguson.
Also a 1951 Harry Ferguson.

Both are TO 20
Basket case is a low budget, find a few OLD used parts and move on project. I'm not pulling or even replacing the beat up rusty hood, much less anything internal. And sloppily painting up stuff is a major NO NO in my World. Best part is it's almost finished! Lol.


The WAR WHEELS are one of the nicest full sets I have seen, a true collector will be proud to own them. I want to find the other pieces if it's even possible, there are several.
Open to info n leads.

Basket case is not a everyday working "field" tractor, none of mine are although all are capable. My farm is less than a half acre. LOL.

On a side note, did a few 1948 8N have 9/2N style wheels, 3 speed trans, etc from the factory??? This one is serial# 8N47312 . A friend bought it in Michigan recently.

I loaded pics on my first post but they didn't post of basket case.

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06-10-2020 14:31:28

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 Re: Basket case 2N Our journey begins. in reply to Rustic1s, 06-10-2020 12:13:37  
I'm glad you weren't "offended" by my post.
As to the 8N/9,2N mix:
All 9/2s had the 3 speed, 1 brake on each side and the big 6 lug rear lug pattern.
8s had small 6 on 8" rear lug pattern, 4 speeds and both brakes on the right.
But all N engines will interchange so your friend has a mutt.
Mutts and frankentractors are actually pretty common.

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