Fordson Major E27N

Fordson Major E27NThe Fordson E27N Major is a 2WD tractor from the series manufactured by Fordson (a part of Ford) in Dagenham, England from 1945 to 1952. The Fordson E27N Major was known simply as the the Fordson Major until 1953, when the Fordson E1A New Major entered production.

The Fordson E27N Major is equipped with one of two engines: a 4.4 L (267.0 cu·in) four-cylinder gasoline engine or a 4.7 L (288.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and a gear type transmission with 3 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The Fordson Major used manual steering, mechanical drum foot brakes, wet disc hand brake brakes, open operator station and 79.5 liters (21 US gal.; 17.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Ford. It is a 4.4 L, 4,375 cm2, (267.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 105.0 mm (4.13 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 27.3 PS (20.1 kW; 27.0 HP) at 1,200 rpm of output power.
  • Perkins. It is a 4.7 L, 4,719 cm2, (288.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 89.0 mm (3.5 in) and the piston stroke is 127.0 mm (5 in). This engine produced 45.7 PS (33.6 kW; 45.1 HP) at 1,500 rpm of output power.

Fordson Major Specifications

General Specifications
ModelFordson Major
Length3,370 mm (132.7 in)
Width1,650 mm (65 in)
Height2,080 mm (81.9 in)
Wheel base1,950 mm (76.8 in)
Ground clearance410 mm (16.1 in)
Weight1,970 kg (4,343 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity79.5 liters (21 US gal.; 17.5 Imp. gal)
Battery12V, 57Ah
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelFord
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement4.4 L, 4,375 cm2, (267.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke105.0 mm X 127.0 mm (4.13 in X 5 in)
Horsepower27.3 PS (20.1 kW; 27 HP) at 1,200 rpm
Oil capacity:11.9 L (12.6 US. qt, 10.5 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:45.5 L (48.1 US. qt, 40.0 Imp. qt.)
Engine modelPerkins
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement4.7 L, 4,719 cm2, (288.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke89.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.5 in X 5 in)
Horsepower45.7 PS (33.6 kW; 45.1 HP) at 1,500 rpm
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesMechanical drum foot brakes, wet disc hand brake
Transmission model
Transmission typeGear type
Gears3 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 15.5 kmh (9.6 mph) Reverse: 6.5 kmh (4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity12.5 L (3.3 US. gal, 2.7 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 6.00-19
Rear tires Ag: 11.00-36
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeTransmission
Rear PTO speed540 rpm
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