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December 16, 2021

1962 Ford 801 Tractor


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Explore the enduring legacy of American agriculture with Texoma Classics as we meticulously restore a 1962 Ford 801 Tractor in Sherman, Texas. This vintage tractor isn’t just a piece of farming equipment; it’s a symbol of hard work, reliability, and a bygone era of farming excellence, and we’re dedicated to bringing it back to its former glory. Join us on a captivating visual journey through the restoration process, where the spirit of classic tractors meets modern craftsmanship and innovation.

At Texoma Classics, our passion for preserving agricultural history shines through in every restoration project we undertake. With the 1962 Ford 801 Tractor, we’re not just restoring a machine; we’re rekindling the essence of American farming heritage. Our team of skilled artisans and restoration experts meticulously breathe new life into every facet of this iconic tractor, from its rugged design to its enduring performance.

This isn’t just a restoration; it’s a transformation. As we pay homage to the original aesthetics while incorporating modern upgrades for enhanced functionality and reliability, we’re crafting a Ford 801 Tractor that captures the essence of a bygone era while meeting the demands of today’s farming needs. Whether you’re a farmer, collector, or someone who appreciates the history of American agriculture, our restoration projects epitomize the spirit of farming heritage.

Witness the magic as Texoma Classics turns this 1962 Ford 801 Tractor into a rolling testament to classic American farming, ready to tackle the fields with style and reliability once more. Explore how we’re turning dreams into reality, one restoration at a time, and envision the possibilities for your own journey with Texoma Classics, where vintage tractors are reborn with a touch of modern sophistication.

History

The 1962 Ford 801 tractor is a classic agricultural vehicle that was known for its power and durability. Produced from 1957 to 1962, the 801 model was part of the “Powermaster” series, which featured a new front grill with cross-section bars and a more powerful engine than its predecessor, the 601 model.

Three engines were available for the 801: a 2.8-liter diesel engine, a 2.8-liter gasoline engine, and a 2.8-liter Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) engine. All three engines had a bore and stroke of 3.90 by 3.60 inches, but had different compression ratios and power outputs. The gasoline engine had a compression ratio of 7.5:1 and produced 63.7 horsepower, while the LG engine had a compression ratio of 8.65:1 and also produced 63.7 horsepower. The diesel engine had the highest compression ratio of 16.8:1 and also produced 63.7 horsepower.

The 801 had a wheelbase of 70 inches, an overall length of 115 inches, and an overall width of 64.75 inches. It came standard with a 19-inch front tire and a 28-inch rear tire, with an optional 16-inch front tire available. The tractor’s Power Takeoff (PTO) was capable of transferring up to 48.4 horsepower, while the rated PTO was 44 horsepower. The maximum drawbar was rated at 41.5 horsepower.

At Texoma Classics, we understand the importance of preserving classic vehicles like the 1962 Ford 801 tractor, and we take pride in our ability to deliver high-quality restoration and repair services that you can count on. Whether you need engine work, electrical repairs, or any other maintenance or restoration services, we have the expertise and experience to get the job done right.

Before…

The 1962 Ford 801 tractor that came in for restoration will undergo a variety of repairs and updates, including engine and wiring work, as well as a new paint job. Our team of experienced technicians will take great care when repairing the engine and electrical systems, using high-quality materials and advanced techniques to ensure that they are safe and reliable.

Once the engine and electrical systems are repaired, we will begin the process of giving the tractor a new paint job, taking care to match the original design and color scheme as closely as possible. We use only the highest quality paints and finishes, and our team of experienced painters will take great care to ensure a smooth, even finish that will last for years to come.

Tractor Restorations

If you have a classic tractor that is in need of restoration, look no further than Texoma Classics. We offer a wide range of restoration and repair services for all types of vintage and classic tractors, including the 1962 Ford 801 tractor.

Our team of experienced technicians has the expertise and knowledge needed to properly restore your tractor to its original condition, whether it requires engine work, electrical repairs, a new paint job, or any other type of restoration services. We use only the highest quality materials and advanced techniques to ensure that your tractor is safe, functional, and enjoyable to use for years to come.

At Texoma Classics, we take great pride in our ability to deliver high-quality restoration services that you can count on. We understand the importance of preserving classic vehicles and making them accessible to future generations, and we are committed to delivering exceptional service and support to every customer we work with.

So if you are interested in having your tractor restored, don’t hesitate to contact Texoma Classics today. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to helping you get your classic tractor back on the road and ready for action.