1945 Farmall A, two questions

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1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby jrmartin1964 » Sun Jul 14, 2013 12:42 pm

This tractor's serial number (FAA 126911 on the seat support, FAAM 126911 on the crankcase) dates its manufacture to 1945. I have searched the entire tractor diligently, but there is not a single casting date code on it anywhere - crankcase, torque tube, transmission, final drives, etc. Is this 'normal' for a Farmall produced at the end of WWII? It came to me equipped with an American Bosch magneto (marked "AMERICAN BOSCH CORP. / SPRINGFIELD, MASS. U.S.A.", but the place where the model and type are typically stamped is blank on both sides of the magneto and doesn't appear to have ever been marked), which I have finally determined to be an MRD-4A302. I know the standard for this model tractor was International Harvester's own H-4, but did the factory also equip them with the American Bosch?

Thanks
Jim
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Re: 1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby jim turner » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:05 am

JR, I too have a A like yours don't know much about it but I need a picture of your lift lever and rear hook up of the cultivator as mine is in pieces and I am not sure if it is all there, if you could I sure would appreciate it. Thanks in advance. Jim
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Re: 1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby jrmartin1964 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:10 pm

As soon as the weather clears (thunderstorms in the area today) I will get some photos of my lift. Meanwhile, here are some pages from a McCormick Deering manual (MCD 5011, 12-13-1940) for the cultivator lift that I hope you might find helpful:
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Lever Quadrant and Rockshaft Assembly - Illust. 1 Left Side, Illust. 1A Right Side
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Rear Track Sweep Attachment
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Front Rockshaft to Rear Rockshaft connection
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1945 Farmall A
1947 Farmall A
1949 Farmall Cub
1950 John Deere M

jrmartin1964
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Joined: Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:13 pm
Zip Code: 38862
Tractors Owned: :
1945 Farmall A
1947 Farmall A
1949 Farmall Cub
1950 John Deere M
Location: Plantersville, MS

Re: 1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby jrmartin1964 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:20 pm

And now pages from the parts list section of the same manual.
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Rockshaft and Levers parts illustration
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Rockshaft and Levers parts list
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Rear Section parts illustration
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Rear Section parts list
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1945 Farmall A
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1950 John Deere M

jim turner
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Re: 1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby jim turner » Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:14 am

Thank you very much for the manual pics they are very helpful.
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Re: 1945 Farmall A, two questions

Postby leerenovations » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:47 am

I actually have a hand lift for the woods mower that I dont use, I attach my mower to my hydraulics, Ill take a pic of it when I get home and post it.
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