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#1 MichBolens OFFLINE  

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 07:04 AM

http://centralmich.c...3841766598.html

Looks well done, only bad part is he chopped up an early tube frame to do it.

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 07:23 AM

I don't care what he said that tractor magazine told him, $3000 is not my price.  But it could be worth that to a big Ford tractor addict!

 

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 07:24 AM

I like it. Not sure if they will sell it at that price, but othershave done much worse with vintage tractors.

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 07:32 AM

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 08:02 AM

I'm not a fan of chopping a old tractors, especially to look like a Ford 8N, ha ha ha ha, knock 2900.00 of that for design choice, ha ha ha



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 09:54 AM

The Ford conversion is a kit: http://www.awesomehenry.com/gtkits/
The website doesn't list price but I bet it isn't expensive enough to justify the $3000 price.

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 10:22 AM

I don't see what's so great about a Ford 8N that you would want to convert anything to look like one.

The few I have been around we're way under powered.

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Posted June 01, 2013 - 12:25 PM

It's better than someone painting a Wheel Horse to look like a John Deere. That happens way too often.



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 01:04 PM

I like the original Tube Frame look better. Some people do like the small replica tractors but 3000$ is a lot of liking!



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 05:05 PM

No Comment.....

 

 

I would say the same....



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Posted June 01, 2013 - 05:50 PM

The Ford conversion is a kit: http://www.awesomehenry.com/gtkits/
The website doesn't list price but I bet it isn't expensive enough to justify the $3000 price.

I checked it out and got a price a cou[le years ago and is was $750.00 with frieght. I had a good running older Sears that needed a hood. That was out of my price range. I do want to do one like my Ford 600 someday.



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Posted June 02, 2013 - 03:24 AM

t you are comparing them against.

I don't see what's so great about a Ford 8N that you would want to convert anything to look like one.

The few I have been around we're way under powered.

 

That would depend on what you are comparing them against.

 

In it's day the 8N was a very capable tractor, and 1000s of farmers used it as their primary tractor.

 

I can remember when tractors that could pull a 3-bottom plow, like the Farmal M and Oliver 88 were the BIG tractos of the day and people that had them were envied.

 

As for this conversion....I'm not impressed.  It looks sorta, kinda, almost like an N series Ford, but misses the mark.

 

Not to mention that for less than what he's asking, you can get a nice running REAL 8N.


Edited by OldBuzzard, June 02, 2013 - 03:28 AM.





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