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Badhugo 76713 172 County either
i dont know the number, but it was a lot of fun riding with
Re: County - 1164
Looks like an 1164 from this angle - produced in the early
Hey Richard, do you've got more of these brochures? they're
I never knew you can open the roof of a county that way...
County is a division of Ford Tractors? Any parts is equal.
County was an independent company that used Ford components.
Except for the front axle, and the rear axle in the early
models (front axle driven by dual side cardan shafts, driven
off the rear halfaxles) they were 99% equal to Ford.
In the early years, County also assembled some bigger
standard tractors for Ford motor co, i think 8000 models.
Those were built under Ford name, the equal wheeled tractors
were sold under County name.
It is like AMG and Mercedes: simple modifications and tuning
is sold under the Benz name, but with structural
modifications, they need homologation and can no longer be
sold under the name of the manufacturer but will be sold
under name, and responsibility of the modifier.
Renze says that County assembled bigger engines in Ford
motors in the early years. But Countys history goes far
back. County started with adding a third axle to Ford
trucks, starting to sell these six wheel trucks in 1929.
They also built a two man tank in 1943. County started
building full track crawler tractors in 1948 based on
Fordson E27N Major, and the first wheel tractor was out in
the marked round 1955, this tractor was based on the crawler
version, with steering by brakes, like the crawler
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