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All N-Series Tractors - Ford-Ferguson 9N, 2N, and Ford 8N
I am not in the used, rebuilt, or new tractor parts business. I do not have a complete inventory of tractor parts. However, I always have some "stuff" on hand (just ask my wife).
Other than a few rare items, new and used parts for the 1939 to 1952 N-Tractors are generally easy to find and usually surprisingly inexpensive. It's easier to find parts for these tractors than many of the more recent tractor models. Why is that? These tractors remain very popular today. Many are still in use. Ford made many more of the N-Tractors than any other model. Many parts are interchangeable from 1939 to 1952. In most cases it is better to choose used or rebuilt original parts over any new replacement parts. The exceptions to that may be new cast iron manifolds from Canada, and new "restoration quality" or "just like original" parts.
Beware cheap parts. If the sign says "CHEAP TRACTOR PARTS", that is what you will get. The cheap stuff may work, but probably won't fit right, or last as long. Be sure to ask if there is more than one option. Spend a little more if you can get "New Old Stock" (NOS), "restoration quality" or "Just Like Original" (Dennis Carpenter Brand) parts.
What follows is a list of basic parts and part numbers that most parts counter people should be able to cross reference. Having the correct part numbers helps any web search drill down to the correct items.
|PART NAME - DESCRIPTION||FORD PART NUMBER||CURRENT VENDORS||VENDOR PART NUMBER|
|Carb Rebuild Kit||9N 9590||NAPA||2-1401|
|Front Dist Cap||9N 12106||NAPA|
|Front Dist Coil 6V||9N 12024||NAPA|
|Front Dist Coil 12V||Lester|
|Front Dist Condenser||9N 12300||NAPA|
|Front Dist Points||9N 12107||NAPA|
|Front Dist Rotor||9N 12200||NAPA||FA300|
|Front Dist Resistor||9N 12250||NAPA||ICR40|
|Side Dist Cap||8N 12106||NAPA|
|Side Dist Coil 6V||8N 12029||NAPA|
|IC7 or IC7SB|
|Side Dist Coil 12V||NAPA|
|Side Dist Condenser||8N 12300||NAPA|
|Side Dist Points||8N 12171||NAPA|
|Side Dist Rotor||8N 12200||NAPA|
|Head Gasket||8N 6051||NAPA|
|Ignition Switch||9N 3679||I'm using marine grade ON-OFF toggle or key switches.|
|Light Switch||9N 11652||Same here, any marine grade switch is better than replacement parts made for this application.|
|Oil Filter||9N 6731||NAPA|
|Voltage Regulator 6V||9N 10505||NAPA||VR950|
The following two fittings are the adapter fittings that will be needed to hook most oil gauges to the flare fittings on the steel oil line. The designation NPTF stands for National Pipe Taper Fuel. In theory, these fittings do not require sealant on the threads, they are designed to completely seal mechanically. That's great in theory, but I still use a thread sealant for gas systems, especially when re-using one side or both sides of a connection. The sealant for gas systems is yellow in color rather than the white teflon stuff for water pipe fittings.
|STANDARD BRASS FITTINGS|
|Oil Line to Oil Gauge Adapter 9N-2N||9N-18685||1/8" NPTF x 3/16" Flare|
|Oil Line to Oil Gauge Adapter 8N||8N-18685||1/8" NPTF x 1/4" Flare|
Prices quoted below are approximate. Check current average on-line prices (plus shipping) and you will have a ballpark idea what I will sell parts for. Listed below is most of the parts currently lurking around the shop.
|MY USED PARTS|
|Good Engine Block for 1940 9N Ser.No. 9N37508||PRICE $300 Pick-Up only|
|Cylinder Head||PRICE $65 Plus $30 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Flywheel no Ring Gear||PRICE $30 Plus $30 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Original Seat Pan||PRICE $40.00 Plus $20 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Original Front Grill - Not Perfect but whole.||PRICE $155 Plus $25 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Front Mount Distributor||SOLD|
|Early 8N Front Axle Left||PRICE $30 Pick-Up only|
|Early 8N Front Axle Center||SOLD|
|Early 8N Front Axle Right||PRICE $30 Pick-Up only|
|Rebuilt Early 8N Steering Gear||SOLD|
|PTO Shift Mechanism||SOLD|
|One generator bracket for side distributor engine. The steel bracket that wraps around the generator, no hardware or any other brackets.||PRICE $30 Plus $20 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Good Straight Left Lift Links||PRICE $20 Plus $20 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Lower Lift Arms||I only have one ratty pair with chunks of scrap reinforcing welded to them.|
|Ford Tractor Tools - Always have some wrenches for the tractor or car tool kits.||PRICE $15ea. Plus $5 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Ford Tractor Screwdriver - Large (9N) Version||PRICE $65ea. Plus $8 Shipping or Pick-Up|
|Ford Tractor Screwdriver - Small (8N) Version||PRICE $65ea. Plus $8 Shipping or Pick-Up|
This is not a tractor part, but no man cave should be without one. I believe the only way to get one of these mugs was to buy a full set of Cragar rims in 1982. This was an advertising promotion. Buy a set of four rims by November 1, and get the Cragar Chug A Lug mug free!
This one is in very good shape, with most of the blue paint still on the logos. This one could be yours for only $60, shipped free to anywhere in the USA. International shipping will add $35. I will refund what is left after paying actual shipping cost.
The N-Tractor hydraulics will not raise the implement when the clutch is depressed. This is nothing short of a royal pain when using a back blade and other implements. The solution is to provide hydraulic pressure from an external pump. I have some custom-made brackets that allow a hydraulic pump to be mounted and run off the same belt as the generator/alternator/water pump. The latest design is being machined from aluminum, and now has a dual-mounting flange that works for 2-bolt and 4-bolt pumps = more pump choices.
PayPal buttons have been added to sell-off some of the older brackets and parts I have on hand. These are in VERY limited quantities. When they are gone, they are most likely gone for good.
PayPal buttons are the easiest way to get one of my pump brackets.
For any special request, or payment by check, use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Brackets are shipped as soon as possible after I see the notice in my email. Turn-around time is usually one or two evenings unless I'm out of town.
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Again, for any special request, or payment by check, use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
There are times when factory original parts are not available. The old part may be too far gone to fix it, or missing. There are also cases where something non-standard is needed.
The most convenient way to get custom machine shop parts for any project. Here's a photo of a batch of pump bracket parts:
Design the parts on-line, click the ORDER button, and a few days later a box of parts arrives on your doorstep. Prices compare very well to quotes I've gotten from local fabricators.
Photos of the CAD drawings I created from scratch to make a set of 1949 Ford Flathead to 8N Tractor Transmission adapter plates.
If you are looking for a CAD drawing, this link should allow you to download a 2004 DXF file that can be imported to most CAD software. Please keep in mind this is a measured drawing, from the engine and transmission. These were NOT based on factory drawings of these parts. The drawing will be updated if any errors are found. The parts I had made from these drawings worked for my V8-8N project.
Please use the following form to contact me regarding parts and implements that do not have a Pay Pal button
Your best source for USED parts is probably one of the many people who are regularly parting-out these tractors on ebay. Ebay is not my favorite place to shop, but I have had very good luck with nearly every tractor person I have dealt with.
The best choice for NEW parts is somebody like . You can buy some tune up parts and accessories from places like NAPA, Tractor Supply Company, or even your local New Holland Tractor dealer. Generally, I've found parts from various local retail stores to be inferior. Most replacement parts are now made in China. Some are good quality. Some are junk. If you are not satisfied with the quality, buy from a different place next time.
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