Fordson Super Dexta

Fordson Super Dexta Technical Specifications

Fordson Super Dexta is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1962 – 1964.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Fordson Super Dexta 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 Super Dexta Production

Manufacturer: Fordson (a part of Ford)
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Dagenham, England
This tractor was also sold in the United States as the Ford 2000 Diesel.

Fordson Super Dexta Power

Engine: 45 hp
33.6 kW
Drawbar (tested): 32.25 hp
24.0 kW
PTO (tested): 38.83 hp
29.0 kW

Fordson Super Dexta Electrical

Ground: positive
Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 6

Fordson Super Dexta Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 6-speed unsynchronized gear


Pump flow: 4.42 gpm
16.7 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
  live*Optional, with 2-stage clutch.
Rear RPM: 540

Fordson Super Dexta Engine detail

Engine Detail
Ford-Perkins F3.152
The original engine, used on the Super Dexta through mid-1963.
Displacement: 152.7 ci
2.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.60×5.00 inches
91 x 127 mm
Power: 39 hp
29.1 kW
Compression: 17.4:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter: electric
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 7.66 qts
7.2 L
Coolant capacity: 9 qts
8.5 L

Fordson Super Dexta Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: unsynchronized gear
Gears: 6 forward and 2 reverse

Fordson Super Dexta Dimensions

Wheelbase: 71 inches
180 cm
Length: 118 inches
299 cm
Width: 64.5 inches
163 cm
Height: 54 inches
137 cm
Operating weight: 3510 lbs
1592 kg
Ballasted weight: 6030 lbs
2735 kg

Fordson Super Dexta Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 844

Nebraska Tractor Test 844
Diesel 6-speed
June 19 – July 2, 1963
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 844 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 38.83 hp
29.0 kW
Fuel use: 2.7 gal/hour
10.2 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 34.31 hp
25.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 32.25 hp
24.0 kW
Fuel use: 2.6 gal/hour
9.8 l/hour
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 4,524 lbs
2052 kg
Gear 2 used for pull test.


Is Fordson Super Dexta a good tractor?

The Fordson Super Dexta 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 Super Dexta take?

Check out the Fordson Super Dexta 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 ?

The Fordson Super Dexta was an agricultural tractor model made from 1962 – 1964

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