Add Hydraulics

Farmall Super A, AV, 100, 130, & 140 1939 - 1973
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Add Hydraulics

Postby Dusty B » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:34 am

How difficult / expensive would it be to add hydraulics to an A??? Are parts available ? Major project?
Are there specific implements that require hydraulics ?? Just asking!! :help:
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Re: Add Hydraulics

Postby Don McCombs » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:48 am

I think you’ll find that the proper procedure to add hydraulics to an A is to buy a Super A. :D
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Re: Add Hydraulics

Postby Stanton » Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:11 pm

I believe the bell housing on a SA is configured differently to receive the hydraulic unit. The plain “A” doesn’t have a place to bolt it to, unlike the Cub.
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Re: Add Hydraulics

Postby inairam » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:31 am

Perfect opportunity to purchase another tractor.
When you only have 9 horsepower you need to know the names of all of the ponies!

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Re: Add Hydraulics

Postby Stanton » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:24 am

inairam wrote:Perfect opportunity to purchase another tractor.


Easily justifiable...
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