The resulting letter series of raymond loewydesigned farmall tractors in 1939 proved a huge success, and ih enjoyed a sales lead in tractors and related equipment that continued through much of the 1940s and 1950s, despite stiff competition from ford, john deere, and other tractor. The model name letters were a, b, bn, c which replaced the b and bn in 1948, h, m, and mdm diesel. Alberta likes to collect and restore old farmall tractors. The farmall a was built by international harvester from 1939 to 1947 in chicago, illinois, usa and louisville, kentucky, usa. So as the decade began, they quickly introduced the second generation of farmalls the famous letter series tractors. The developmental history of the tractors built by the dominant agricultural manufacturer of the early 20th century, international harvester, is dramatically told in the farmall dynasty. A place where all are treated equal and ideas are shared freely. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by fay. Recently i purchased a farmall cub that the top of the transmission was white underneith the red paint, needless to say i was pretty exited, however, no where else in all of my paint scratching have i uncovered anymore white paint. He gives great info on decal placement in the appendix on all letter series tractors, including the cub. This extensively researched, beautifully illustrated book describes in detail the correct paint and decals for your letter series or mccormickdeering tractor. Per the farmall letter series tractors book, the chassis prefix wbk signifies a mccormick deering w6 tractor. But i dont think diagrams for the 58 up range have been published. It starts on gasoline and switches over after warmup.
Click download or read online button to get farmall tractors in the 1950s book now. Reading the farmall letter series tractor book, i do not see any mention of the m letter or the g. Farmall letter series tractors original original s. Ihc used the farmall brand for all their tractors with a rowcrop front axle until the 1970s. In various meetings, everyone referred to this new prototype. Original farmall hundred series, 19541958 original. Click to read more about the the farmall lineup on the case ih blog. This extensively researched, beautifully illustrated book describes in detail the correct paint and decals for your letter series or mccormick. The letter series farmalls beginning in 1939 with the model m reached model es in the early 1940s with jumps to h and a. Apr 12, 2018 the difference in the letter series tractors between distillate and kerosene is the compression ration, kerosene engines have a lower compression ratio than distillate 4. Rowcrop tractors were designated farmall, while utility ihc called them standard, wheatland, and industrial tractors received alternate model names and numbers.
Farmall a, super a, 100, 140 series tractors burch. These are not auction prices and are not necessarily indicative of their actual value. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by guy. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Every model 19231973 complete book series 1st edition. The complete book of farmall tractors details the complete evolution of the. Latest posts new farmall models offer improved utility and cab comfort get your work done quicker, easier with new l10 series premium loaders find your right red tractor. I have the chance to buy a tractor i grew up running.
Farmall letter series tractors goodreads share book. Excellent book for anyone restoring letter series farmall tractors so that they will be as they came fresh from the factory. Guy fay author of farmall letter series tractors goodreads. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by fay, guy, kraushaar, andyjanuary 16, 1998 hardcover on. Farmall tractor project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. The model name letters were a, b, bn, c which replaced the b and bn in 1948, h, m, and md. Add to bookbag sell this book add to wish list set price alert. Farmall parts international harvester farmall tractor. International harvester continued to refine their small tractor line with several followon models. Born and raised on the banks of the brill river in northern wisconsin, books are a lifelong passion for author lee klancher. Ih commissioned an industrial designer, raymond loewy, to give the new farmall generalpurpose tractors a sleek new streamlined look. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, im or document to embed the entire object, paste this html in website to link to this page, paste this link in email, im or document. International harvester collector club face book page links must register and.
Available online, but check your local library as well. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide 9780760304389 by fay, guy. The book youll want to reference is called farmall letter series by guy fay. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by guy fay. This book is an update of the rare and outofprint international harvester photographic history.
Vintage international harvester award of merit zippo. Its pioneering tricycle configuration would dominate us farms for the next 30 years. Yes that i what i read in a post that i found using the search. In late 1939, the famous letter series of farmall tractors was introduced. International harvester the new mccormickdeering farmall letter series wheel tractors introduced in 1939 included the farmall a, farmall b, farmall h, and farmall m. Farmall letter series partsn pieces has 2,479 members. Case ih offers two transmission options on the farmall n series tractors. The complete book of farmall tractors details the complete evolution of the popular marques iconic models.
If you are new to farmall hs, check out buying an h what to look for when buying a farmall h, and new h owner what to do after you buy. Farmall series theres a farmall to meet your operations demands. Serial numbers for ih tractors page 2 antique tractors. Andy kraushaar is a longtime freelance photographer who has provided images for many books and calendars, including mbi publishing companys farmall. The golden age 192454, the tractor in the pasture, and how to build your dream garage all of which can be found on. Extraslow speeds, including three gears below 1 mph 1. Theres a book, hardcover, 8 12 x 11, i have two copies, that tell you what every number and letter mean. Distallategas differences general ih red power magazine. Farmall a clutch replacement steiner tractor parts. Also serial number plate pics on the net for super c tractors show the fc designation. When the letter series was introduced, the companys division between farmall and internationalbranded tractors became clear. In farmall h,m and w series tractors different cylinder heads and valves, whereas for the farmall a and b different pistons were used to get the different. I own a 1950 cub demo, 1948 farmall cub, 1944 international i9, a 1976 internationl cub, a 1975 international cub with fast hitch roleover plow and disc.
Contentsshow model history for company history see main article. This book offers a pictorial history of t he series. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. Filled with factory drawings indicating decal placement, instructions for factory paint and finish of individual parts, and more for the farmall a, b, restoration is one thing. Jul 06, 2016 rachel goes thru the steps to rebuild the magneto on a farmall letter series tractor. Buy farmall letter series tractors original original s. In various meetings, everyone referred to this new prototype as the farmall x or the f. Guy fays international harvester tractor data book isbn. Theres various bk prefixes, but i dpnt see just a bare bk. It is inexpensive and pocketsized, just the thing to take along on any tractor finding expedition. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
Farmall tractors in the 1950s download ebook pdf, epub. Ken updikes yellow covered book has a lot of pictures that hit the age range of yours and has decal placement diagrams for the very last models. Explain the difference between mccormick, farmall, and international. The book includes wellresearched accounts of the development of the original farmall, the letter series, the 4100, cub and other legendary ihc tractors, with firsthand accounts from factory engineers describing the challenges they faced. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by guy fay and andy kraushaar, motorbooks international, 1998. Farmall letter series tractor parts and pieces for sale. Sales took off, and letter series production did not end until 1954. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide by guy fay, andy kraushaar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. The book includes wellresearched accounts of the development of the original farmall, the letter series, 4100, cub, and other legendary ihc tractors, with firsthand accounts from factory engineers describing the challenges they faced. This book is sometimes referred to as an owners manual and it is a reprint of the original. Our ihs3383 fits farmall h and w4 series tractors and is made exactly like the original. Mccormickdeering farmall lettered series restoration decal sets mccormickdeering farmall a restoration decal set pre july 1949. The book includes wellresearched accounts of the development of the original farmall, the letter.
A guide to restoration of farmall letter series tractors. Vintage 1970s ih international super 70 series 4wd tractor belt buckle speccast. A gathering place for all farmall cub, cadet owners and tractor enthusiast from all over the world. The engaging text includes series evolution, historical context, and technical details, accompanied by beautiful contemporary and historic images. There were several popular farmalls in the f series that helped to lay the foundation for farmall tractor popularity in america. Magneto rebuild on farmall letter series tractor youtube. Correct decals for a farmall b general ih red power. International harvester serial number plates octane press. This book is in excellent condition with no visible signs of wear. The title of this book is farmall letter series tractors originality guide and it was written by guy fay, andy kraushaar. In this original article, red power and heritage iron journalist kenneth updike details the ins and outs of international harvester tractor serial number plates, from their origins in the 1920s as a replacement for frame and chassis stamps and engravings, to their enduring value as the most reliable identification of a rare machine. A big thank you to dale thompson of dales carb shop for his technical expertise. I purchased my book used and was disappointed that the binding was failing and was not described as such.
Kraushaar, andy and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Ih produced many tractors during their reign and were ranked as one of the largest manufacturers of farm tractors. Farmall international archives antique tractor blog. The title of this book is original farmall hundred series, 19541958 original series and it was written by guy fay. In 1924, international harvester introduced a new rowcrop tractor named the farmall. Farmall tractors are perfect for turning todos into todones around the farm. Get the best deals on international harvester advertising when you shop the largest online selection at. Binder books farmall cub forever farmall tractor parts.
Plus classic toys, brochures, and collectibles the big book series. While this site is focused on the farmall h, much of the information, and especially the parts and information sources will be relevant for other letter series farmalls, such as the a, b, c, and m. Overall, the farmall letter series, well built and affordable, became not only a defining product line in ih history, but an iconic symbol of the prototypical american smallfarm tractor. Optional hydraulically engaged wet clutch for smoother performance. On that note, if you want to see decal placement charts, the farmall letter series originality fuide has them for a variety of tractors and if youre particular tractor didnt have the ih charts made, theres a super series tractor that also has them in the same book. Guy fay is the author of farmall letter series tractors 3. Synopsis farmall letter series tractors were perhaps the most popular line ever produced, with international buil ding nearly one million of the models a, b, c, h and m from 1939 through 1954. Here are the serial numbers for all of the farmall letter series tractors. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Farmall letter series partsn pieces public group facebook.
Note that this is the engine serial number and not the tractor serial number. But it tells you that fbh means an h farmall, tells you what number corresponds to what year, and the suffix, for example x1 means gasoline high compression engine. Farmall tractor values sales report this is a list showing sale prices of recently purchased tractors. Service manual for hydraulic lift all for farmall h, hv, m, mv, md, mdv models. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, im or document to embed the entire object, paste this html in website to link to this page, paste this link in email, im or document to embed this page, paste this html in website. Farmall letter series tractors by guy fay goodreads. The cub club questions and answers to all of your cub related issues. Use keywords or part numbers instead of full sentences for best results. Farmall tractors by lee klancher, motorbooks international, osceola, wisconsin, 1995.
Binder books also offers restoration decals for many tractor models and stationary engines. The book traces the evolution of the farmall tractor from the early titans and moguls through to modern times. They were offered with either a gasoline or distillate fourcylinder engine. The famous letter series tractors, including the a, b, h and m begain production in 1939. We all think of the farmall red color as being characteristic of our tractors, but early on they were all painted gray. From the valuepacked utility farmall a and 100a series,to the deluxe utility farmall c series or the compact c series, the premium utility farmall u series and the specialty, narrowfootprint, farmall n and farmall v series. Book list for the mccormickinternational harvester. Kraushaar, andy and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books. For additional manuals regarding tractors and farm equipment, be sure to browse the farming and construction equipment manual archive.
At that point, the name was phased out before finally disappearing completely. Serial number list farmall works 19261971 mccormick. Farmall letter series tractors originality guide pdf. Browse our inventory of new and used case ih farmall for sale near you at. Make offer international farmall 140 tractor sales brochure. The farmall a and av were small, oneplow tractors that delivered 16.49 118 664 671 834 716 106 16 252 1475 173 407 984 291 917 1319 1200 907 1338 330 508 979 1490 45 1109 1349 259 1490 1517 266 448 859 936 1424 118 796 985 5 439 1093 1420 1200 869 296 189 997 1202