In the parade at Nelson A & P Show 2000
The tractors last use was as a boat tractor in the
Marlborough Sounds. Prior to this it was most likely used
in the tobacco growing area of Motueka. The model A was
popular in the region and well suited to this type of work
with the offset driving position know as ‘Cultivision’
which is unique to the Farmall tractors.
There is a range of matching implements although
these are now hard to find. It will pull a single furrow plough.
This model is designed to start on petrol then run on kerosene.
It has an extra petrol tank under the bonnet as well has a
Purchased in Feb 1999 from Templemore. The restoration
was completed in 12 months. The process was assisted by finding
a wreck from which many parts were obtained for use on this
tractor as well as swapped.
Awarded Wiren Trophy for Best Presented Wheeled Tractor at
Nelson Vintage Engine & Machinery Club Shows 2000 & 2002.
Modelers Pond Show 2003
Year of Manufacture: 1944
Serial No: FAA 99110
Bore & Stroke: 3 x 4 inches
Displacement: 113 cubic inches
Compression Ratio: 5.33:1
Weight: 1870 pounds
Number produced: 117552
Tyre size 8.0 x 24
1st: 2 ¼ mph
2nd: 3 mph
3rd: 4 5/8 mph
4th: 9 5/8 mph
Rev: 2 3/4 mph