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Ford 8N Tractor (1952)

Manufacturer:

Ford

Price:

1,404(USD)

Series:

N Series

Model:

8N

Factory:

Highland Park, Michigan, USA

Full Specifications

VARIANTS

8NAN

distillate engine

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 385

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD/September 8 - 19, 1947/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 385 file/PTO performance/Drawbar performance

Belt power (max)

21.06 hp/15.7 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.7 gal/hour/10.2 l/hour

Power at rated engine speed

18.35 hp/13.7 kW

Fuel use

2.5 gal/hour/9.5 l/hour

Max power

20.8 hp/15.5 kW

Max pull

2,810 lbs/1274 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 393

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD/May 11 - 18, 1948/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 393 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 2 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

25.77 hp/19.2 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.4 gal/hour/9.1 l/hour

Max power

21.72 hp/16.2 kW

Max pull

2,751 lbs/1247 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 443

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD/June 16 - 27, 1950/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 443 file/PTO performance/Drawbar performance/Gear 2 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

25.49 hp/19.0 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.3 gal/hour/8.7 l/hour

Power at rated engine speed

23.24 hp/17.3 kW

Fuel use

2.1 gal/hour/7.9 l/hour

Max pull

2,810 lbs/1274 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 44

Max power

21.95 hp/16.4 kW

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 444

Description

Distillate (8NAN) 4-speed 2WD/June 22 - 29, 1950/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 444 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 2 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

21.87 hp/16.3 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.4 gal/hour/9.1 l/hour

Max power

18.79 hp/14.0 kW

Max pull

2,355 lbs/1068 kg

FORD 8N POWER

Drawbar (claimed)

23.16 hp/17.3 kW

PTO (claimed)

27.32 hp/20.4 kW

Drawbar (tested)

21.95 hp/16.4 kW

PTO (tested)

23.24 hp/17.3 kW

Belt (tested)

25.77 hp/19.2 kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

Ford 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline/Ford 2.0L 4-cyl distillate

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

Ford/gasoline/4-cylinder 8-valve/liquid-cooled

Displacement

119.7 ci/2.0 L

Bore/Stroke

3.188x3.75 inches/81 x 95 mm

Compression

6:1/6.7:1*After s/n 85000

Rated RPM

2000

Torque

92 lb-ft/124.8 Nm

Torque RPM

1500

Firing order

1-2-4-3

Starter volts

6

Coolant capacity

12 qts/11.4 L

Sparkplug gap

0.025 inches/0.635 mm

Point gap

0.015 inches/0.381 mm (front-mount)/0.025 inches/0.635 mm (side-mount)

Intake valve clearance

0.011 inches/0.279 mm *Cold

Exhaust valve clearance

0.015 inches/0.381 mm *Cold

ENGINE OIL 1

Description

Oil capacity

6 qts/5.7 L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

Ford/distillate/4-cylinder/liquid-cooled/The distillate engine was used on the 8NAN variant.

Displacement

119.7 ci/2.0 L

Bore/Stroke

3.188x3.75 inches/81 x 95 mm

Compression

4.75:1

Rated RPM

2000

Firing order

1-2-4-3

Starter volts

6

Coolant capacity

12 qts/11.4 L

ENGINE OIL 2

Description

Oil capacity

6 qts/5.7 L

FORD 8N ENGINES

Description

Ford 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline/Ford 2.0L 4-cyl distillate

TRANSMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Description

4-speed/12-speed

TRANSMISSION 1

Transmission

constant mesh

Gears

4 forward and 1 reverse

Oil capacity

20 qts/18.9 L

32oF [0oC]

: Ford M4864B

Description

Tractor must be stopped and clutch used to shift between gears.

TRANSMISSION 2

Transmission

Sherman Combination Transmission

Gears

12 forward and 3 reverse

Description

The Sherman Step-Up and Step-Down Combination transmission provided two additional ranges, one higher and one lower, through the use of an auxiliary gearbox. The Step-Down was geared down by 1.513 to 1. The Step-Up was geared up by 1 to 1.495.

MECHANICAL

Chassis

4x2 2WD

Steering

mechanical

Brakes

manual drum

Cab

Open operator station.

Transmissions

4-speed/12-speed

CAPACITY

Fuel

10 gal/37.9 L

Hydraulic system

5 gal/18.9 L

HYDRAULICS

Capacity

5 gal/18.9 L

Pressure

1700 psi/117.2 bar

Pump flow

2.85 gpm/10.8 lpm

TRACTOR HITCH

Rear Type

I

Rear lift

800 lbs/362 kg

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO

transmission

Rear RPM

545 (1.125)

FORD 8N TIRES

Ag front

4.00-19/6.00-16

Ag rear

10-28/11.2-28

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

70 inches/177 cm

Length

115 inches/292 cm

Width

64.75 inches/164 cm

Height

54.5 inches/138 cm

Ground clearance

13 inches/33 cm

Clearance (front axle)

21 inches/53 cm

Front tread

48/52/56/60/64/68/72/76 inches/121/132/142/152/162/172/182/193 cm

Rear tread

48/52/56/60/64/68/72/76 inches/121/132/142/152/162/172/182/193 cm

FORD 8N WEIGHT

Shipping

2,410 lbs/1093 kg

Operating

2,717 lbs/1232 kg

Ballasted

4,043 lbs/1833 kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase

70 inches/177 cm

Weight

2410 to 2717 pounds

Front tire

4.00-19

Rear tire

10-28

8N SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

On the engine block, left-hand side, just behind oil filter. A star indicates steel sleeves, a diamond indicates cast-iron sleeves.

1947

1

1948

37908

1949

141370

1950

245637

1951

343198

1952

442035

Final

524076

ELECTRICAL

Ground

positive

Charging system

generator

Charging amps

20

Battery volts

6

Battery AH

80
The 8N model tractor belongs to the Ford N Series. The 8N is a Utility Tractors and that is often used for Agriculture Tractors operations. The 8N tractor is equipped by a 18.35 horsepower engine. This setting is more practical in the real world.