Ford 1300 value help please
1980 Ford 1300 4wd tractor with front end loader. Includes a 4 foot brush hog brand mower that is rough but functional. Trade-in value of $3500 from a dealer seems low to me. I’m looking at a Kubota or New Holland in the 35-40 hp range. The Mahindra just didn’t fit right. LS, Kioti, Yanmar, Massey don’t have dealers near me.
When did Ford stop making farm tractors?
Fordson tractor production was halted in the United States in 1928, only to be resurrected in 1939 as the Ford Model 9N. Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson.
Are Ford tractors reliable?
They were good, reliable tractors in my experience as long as you didn’t overuse the dual power, which was similar to the TA on IH tractors in that it was good when it worked but expensive to fix when it didn’t.
Does Ford make a half ton diesel?
When comparing Ford’s Power Stroke Diesel engine to Ram’s EcoDiesel, there are many differences, but also many similarities. Both 3.0-liter turbo diesels offer pickup truck buyers options, and the EcoDiesel is now in its second generation, having debuted in the 2020 Ram 1500.
Does Ford still build farm tractors?
Ford, which began manufacturing farm tractors in 1916, no longer manufactures them in the United States, relying instead on output from factories in Canada, Belgium, and England.
Does Ford still build tractors?
Ford is still the only major automaker in the country with its own tractor line, despite its annual tractor sales of about $1.3 billion being dwarfed by its nearly $50 billion in automotive sales.
What is the number one selling tractor in the world?
India’s Mahindra tractor brand, which has been around since the 1960s, is the world’s best-selling tractor brand.
What is the most reliable tractor?
Here are the most dependable tractor brands in North America among the big names.
- New Holland.
- Case IH.
- Massey Ferguson.
- John Deere and Company.
- John Deere and
Are Ford 4000 tractors any good?
The 4000 is a fantastic tractor, and the even better if it’s mechanically sound.
Are older tractors better?
The appeal is twofold: while classic tractors are less expensive to maintain, use, and repair than comparable new tractors, they are still far less expensive than comparable new tractors. Farmers are letting their money speak for them as they opt for older models over more expensive and luxurious new models.