Home | Gallery | Forums | Ads | Store ANTIQUETRACTORS.COM

AntiqueTractors.com Antique Tractor Resource Page

   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 9N,2N,8N Ford
   H. Ferguson John Deere Massey Minn. Moline Oliver

Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Engine Kits
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Collector Profiles
Show Guide
Guest Book

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Garden Tractors
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads

Research Center
Tractor Values
Production Numbers
List Prices
Tune-Up Specs
3-Point Specs
Spark Plug List
Torque Values
Torque Specs
Plow Specs
Terminology
Clubs & Pubs
JD New Generation
JD HP Chart

Miscellaneous
Today in History
Pic of the Day
Table of Contents

Related Sites
Garden Tractors
The Tractor Shed
Ford 9N/2N/8N Club
Yesterday's Tractors
More Sites

Tractor Stories

Return to List

Run-a-way 4020 JD

One hot summer day in July,I was ask to help in cutting siliage on our South Georgia Farm. I was probably eleven or twelve years old and had very little tractor driving experience by myself.The siliage cutting involved a four man crew, a man cutting siliage with a 4440 jd and pull type cutter,a 4430 jd with a blade packing siliage in a pit, a 4240 and a 4020 jd pulling wagons from the corn field to the pitt.One of dads tractor drivers had not showed for work that day,so he said' You are big enough,com on'.I was excited and a bit scared,but ready to go.I was chosen to drive the 4020 (old modle with a synorange shift).I was doing pretty good driving until I started down a hill and went to shift from 6th gear to 8th,I slowed the tractor's engine down and thats when it happened.I slowed the engine down too much and shut it off at the top of the hill and it took off,I had forgotten to release the clutch because I was holding on for dear life .Thank God, the tractor was in gear before it stalled,at the bottom of the hill I relized what I had done and let out on the clutch, the tractor slowed and I finally stopped it.I was so scarred I jumped off of the tractor and ran and got a farm hand named Robert to help me get the tractor back on the road.He calmed me down and told me what I had done wrong.I never told my dad his old 4020 would run about 55 miles per hour down a hill,because he loves that old tractor an still ownes it.

David Carter, GA, entered 2005-01-30
My Email Address: Not Displayed

Return to List


TRACTOR PARTS TRACTOR MANUALS
We sell tractor parts!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor - the right parts. Our low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts. Shop Online Today. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2022 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters

Website Accessibility Policy