Farmall Super A, AV, 1939 - 1954
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You could probably make one fit with a little fabrication, but they will not direclty interchange. The A is quite a bit heavier, and the blade needs to be proportion lay heavier. Also the blade for Super A is wider.
Another note, the A doesn't have hydrlaics. Have to have super A for the hydlaics.
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I will add the Welcome Wagon in a minute.. but if you go the the Cub Manual Server's main page, and scroll down to Other International Harvester McCormick-Deering Farmall Tractors, you will see what information on the A - B and Super A/AV that I have. It should help you out a bit. As for putting Cub equipment on an A.. well that would be one heck of a waste.... if you need implements and attachments... please do try to locate actual A stuff.. far too much has already been lost for both tractor groups, to make a big dent in the available stockpile. I am sure you would be better off selling the Cub equipment and then buying the correct A stuff..
Anyways.. just my 2 cents worth on that.. I do hope the link helps you out some..
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I would suggest that you read this thread: New Members and Visitors, Please READ Prior to Posting. There are many great links to informative pages such as the ATIS FAQ's 1 and ATIS FAQ's 2, The Best of H.L. Chauvin who has written very interesting articles on troubleshooting common problems with your Cub.
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IF you really want to get the skinny on all things Cub, might I suggest you get a copy of Ken Updike's Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet's . While you are at it Original Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet is Ken's latest addition to the series. Along with Guy Fay's Letter Series Originality Guide, these are three must have's in anyone's collection.
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It would be much easier to go the other way because of the difference in the frame width. I have a Super A blade mounted on a Cub and it wasn't hard to do.
In the photo you can see the difference in width.
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