Fordson E1A New Major

Fordson E1A New Major Technical Specifications

Fordson E1A New Major is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1952 – 1958.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Fordson E1A New Major covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Fordson E1A New Major Production

Manufacturer: Fordson (a part of Ford)
Factory: Dagenham, England
Original price: $3,417

Fordson E1A New Major Electrical

Ground: positive
Battery volts: 12

Fordson E1A New Major Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Cab: Open operator station
Transmission: 6-speed gear

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
  live*Live PTO became an option in 1957.
Rear RPM: 540

Fordson E1A New Major Engine detail

Engine Detail
all fuel
Displacement: 198.9 ci
3.3 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.74×4.52 inches
95 x 115 mm
Compression: 4.61:1
  4.35:1 (early type)
Rated RPM: 1600
Firing order: 1-2-4-3
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 7.2 qts
6.8 L

Fordson E1A New Major Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 6 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 21.6 qts
20.4 L
Oil type:

90oF [32oC]^ : SAE140
90o-10oF [32o–12oC]   : SAE90
10oF [-12oC]v : SAE80

Three speeds, plus reverse, in two ranges.

Fordson E1A New Major Dimensions

Wheelbase: 80 inches
203 cm
Length: 130.5 inches
331 cm
Width: 65 inches
165 cm
Height (steering wheel): 63 inches
160 cm
Height (hood): 57.35 inches
145 cm
Weight: 5,308 lbs
2407 kg
Clearance (front axle): 19.5 inches
49 cm
Clearance (drawbar): 13.13 inches
33 cm

Fordson E1A New Major Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 500
Belt power (max): 38.5 hp
28.7 kW
Drawbar performance
Max power: 34.2 hp
25.5 kW
Max pull: 5,315 lbs
2410 kg

Nebraska Tractor Test 501
Belt power (max): 33 hp
24.6 kW
Drawbar performance
Max power: 30 hp
22.4 kW


Is Fordson E1A New Major a good tractor?

The Fordson E1A New Major is one of the great tractors in the Fordson (a part of Ford) stable, and it has earned Fordson (a part of Ford) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Fordson E1A New Major take?

Check out the Fordson E1A New Major oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Fordson (a part of Ford) made the E1A New Major?

The Fordson E1A New Major was an agricultural tractor model made from 1952 – 1958

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