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Fordson Super Dexta
Fordson Super Dexta 9867NU
Restored Fordson Super Dexta of 1964 reg no. 9867 NU
Model history
Model introduced 1962
Model discontinued 1964
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by Fordson Dexta
Engine Specification
Engine make Perkins
Power hp 32
Power kW 24
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive 2WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories Dagenham and Basildon, England
Plow rating Unknown
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The Fordson Super Dexta was built at Dagenham, Engand from 1962 to 1964. When tractor production switched to the new Basildon, England factory and the 6x series tractors. The Super Dexta was known as the Ford 2000 Diesel in the USA, as the Fordson name was dropped in favour of the Ford brand.[1]

Model historyEdit

The Fordson Super Dexta was an update of the successful Fordson Dexta, which was originally introduced in 1957 to complement the Fordson Major and compete with the Ferguson TE range / Massey Ferguson 35. The Super Dexta was only 32 hp (24 kW) compared to the Majors 52 hp (39 kW).

SpecificationEdit

  • Engine- Perkins F3.152 (Built with Ford supplied castings)
    • Power - 32 hp (24 kW)
    • Size - 2500 cc (152 cu in)
    • Cylinders - 3
    • Fuel - Diesel
  • Petrol engined option available
  • Gearbox - 6F 2R (derived from the 8N 4 speed unit)
  • Wheel base - 71" ( ~ 1750 mm)
  • Wheels
    • Front -  ?
    • Rear - ?
  • Price (at launch) - £ 525 for Agricultural spec.
  • Optional extras - PTO for £30


Build Dates - Serial NumbersEdit

Production dates Prefix Code Start No End No. Number Built Notes
1962 (April To Dec) 09B 710530 731453 20923 replaced Dexta (Blue / Orange)
1963 (Jan) 09B 731454 90000 68546  ? (Looks high)
1963 (Feb - June) 09C 900001 907331 7330 New Performance version
1963 (July - Dec) 09C 907332 916555 9223 Colour change (Blue / grey)
1964 (Jan - Sept) 09D 916556 928248 11692 production ends
  • Data from T&M V13.7 (Adjusted as Figures look transposed)

OptionsEdit

  • Diff lock - 1961
  • Golg course version
  • Industrial (Road legal) with road lighting and Highway tyres

Other VariationsEdit


Preserved TractorsEdit

List all known examples with reg no / s/n, age, owner, and a photo if possible (if more details create a linked page [[Fordson Super Dexta ''REG No.'' or ''Serial Number'']] and add details to page with photos)

List of Preserved Fordson Super Dexta tractors
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Make + Model No.
Reg No.
(if known)
Serial No. Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
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Please add any tractor with known reg or serial no. with Photo if possible.
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See alsoEdit

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