Ford 2N Tractor (1942 – 1947)
The Ford 2N was produced from 1942 to 1947 in the United States at the Dearborn Michigan factory. The tractor sold for $1,120 in 1942. which is equivalent to $20,865 in 2023 dollars. The tractors was a variation of the 9N, but due to material availability during World War two, the 2N model replaced the battery and generator with a magneto and hand-crank start. Steel wheels also became the standard for the model.
The Ford 2N Engine was built with either a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder gasoline engine. The fuel tank held 10 gallons of fuel.
The transmission was a 3 speed gear transmission. This was three forward gears and one reverse.
The Engine produced ans estimated 26.5 Horsepower.
The drawbar specifications claimed 16.9 horsepower, but testing rated it at 16.3 horsepower.
The Belt specifications claimed 23.87 horsepower, but the standard belt test read at 23.56 horsepower. The PTO produced 545 RPM.
The tractor was rated for a two bottom plow and had a rear lift capacity of 800 pounds.
The tractor was a 2 wheel drive tractor, with manual steering and no cabin for the operator. The rear brakes utilized differential mechanical shoe brakes for stopping power.
The wheelbase was 64 inches. The tractor weighed between 3070 pounds. The front tire size was 4.0-19 and the rear was 10-28 from the factory.
The electrical system on the tractor utilized a 6 volt positive ground configuration and had an on board generator for charging.