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Farmall M, Super M, 400, 450 & 560 Tractors, 1939-1963

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Super m

Postby Old school frank » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:51 pm

At A great IH auction her in new jersey big shop auction lots of nos on all the shelves many farmall tractors sold very very fair prices.. I don't win a totally restored super m . $ 1800 . Held back because next week down the road a super m - ta torque amplifier,diesel.is going for sale. My question is how much more desirable is the super m with torque amplifier. Hope it's a apropiet question .as you can I'm new to all of this . Love my 62 loboy .frank

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Re: Super m

Postby Super A » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:49 pm

If you want cheaper, you should have gotten the Super M. Super MTA diesels are very collectable.

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Re: Super m

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:59 am

Sup[er MTA diesel in running condition typically sells in the range of 5 to 6 grand. Aso, the Super M diesels are noted for having head problems, mostly from people not allowing to cool before shutting down, after working them hard. The heads are very expensive to repair, and almost impossible to find unless someone has started making replacements.
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Re: Super m

Postby Dusti Snider » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:03 am

SMTA-Diesels are scare, only 1500 or so of them made to start with. I've only seen two that I can recall. Restored ones done nice will bring 5 figures at the right time and place. Diesels are expensive to rebuild, if I found a good running SM-D or SMTA-D I wouldn't really hesitate if the price was right, if it needed engine work it would have to be bought really cheap, in my opinion...
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Re: Super m

Postby Matt Kirsch » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:09 pm

Figure the SMTA Diesel going for about 5 x $1800 at the auction.

Saw a pretty clapped-out SMTA gas go for over $5000 at an auction here a year ago.

People are nuts about the SMTAs. They don't seem to lose any value.


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