The whole point of the gold color was to spark interest in the new transmission. Because there were so few Gold 871 select-o-speed transmission models produced, Shane felt this tractor deserved special treatment rather than to be fixed up and used as a field tractor. Many of the failures we repaired were due to poor maintenance or operator stupidity. Grade 3: Restored to a high standard. You need only look at the classified adverts in the leading tractor magazines and you will see that the prices are increasing all the time. An integral power steering box has a variety of advantages over the slave cylinder design.
Installing the new steering box is simply a matter of bolting it in place with the supplied hardware. The serial number and the fact that several areas where the original gold paint was left uncovered during the restoration proves that it is a true gold demonstrator. If all code numbers are within the 4 month period it will add to the value. Transmission options were unchanged from 1957. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co. I try my best to take pictures of all the angles of this sign. Longford Tel: + 353 0 44 9357912 Email:.
New for 1959 was a 430-cid V-8 with 350 hp. How much is my tractor worth? From there another set of hoses delivers fluid to the hydraulic ram that extends or contracts depending on the direction the steering wheel is turned as sensed by the control valve. The Interceptor Special V-8 was 352 cid and 300 hp. We demoed the tractor on a number of farms in Linn County where our dealership was located in Central City. During the three-year production run from 1957 to 1959, more than 1. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited.
Borgeson can supply the necessary components to modify the existing column or an aftermarket unit can be installed. It has a recent restoration and has been meticulously taken care of ever since. Does it have the recall tracking number on the opposite side of the bellhousing? The original Pitman arm is reused, however the original steering column will require modification or replacement. Mtnfarmer Regular Joined: 31 Jan 2015 Posts: 101 Location: North Carolina Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:17 pm Post subject: Re: 1959 Ford Gold Demonstrator value saw some ford gold demos on meccums tonight go for around 25000 if that helps If it were mine that's who I would see about selling it Better feild of collectors available than trying it alone kub6040 Tractor Expert Joined: 16 Mar 2014 Posts: 1798 Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:23 pm Post subject: Re: 1959 Ford Gold Demonstrator value I feel if advertised here or c-list it may bring 5k , if your want top dollar you need Dan mecum. These tractors were expertly restored and consigned by Jeff Cormany from Columbia City, Indiana. Being it's a wide front row crop will also add value at least more value than my 871 gold demo.
The new cars had more sculpted bodies, were much lower overall, and the signature tail fins of the era made their first appearance. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. There are fewer hoses to leak, the trouble-prone control valve is eliminated, and the steering has the road feel a contemporary system can provide. In 1959, each Ford tractor dealership was sent one gold 871 for the purpose of showing prospective customers what this model could do. We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Buyers could also opt for the Thunderbird V-8 at 292 cid and 212 hp, or the 312-cid engine with one or two carburetors at 245 and 270 hp respectively. Tractor prices have dropped over the years.
We also carry for farm tractors. A new simulated hood scoop was added, but the fundamentals of the body were unchanged. How about you — have you ever seen one of these gold demonstrator tractors? We invite you to join us by subscribing to our popular blog, reading our tractor stories and enjoying some tractor trivia. In our case the steering column update had already been done. The light duty wheel weights will add value.
The sides have some chips around the flange see pictures of what I am talking about. And, after applying a few street rod refinements, they make really cool cruisers. With the steering box installed the next item on the list is the power steering pump, brackets, and hoses. I am asking the collective wisdom here to help me out in establishing a value. Starts, runs and drives like a new tractor.
The base engine was unchanged as well, however the first step V-8 was now the 292 at 205 hp, followed by a 332-cid Interceptor V-8 at 240 or 265 hp depending on carburetion. Of course that likely meant it was pretty much original yet. He rebuilt the motor, purchased new tires, and cleaned and sanded for countless hours to get the tractor prepared for a flawless paint job. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co. Please view the pictures as they are part of the description a picture is worth a thousand words! These are considered the most striking and beautiful examples of this era. To show the connection of the hoses, arrows are cast into the steering box indicating the pressure and return ports the return is closest to the steering box input shaft. I need help establishing a value or asking price.