County 754 and 944

Back in the 1960s and 70s, four wheel drive tractors were not common. Most manufacturers did not offer 4wd versions of their tractors. Independent companies such as County and Roadless made conversions of mainstream 2wd tractors aimed users requiring high traction and pulling ability. The success of these early conversions paved the way for tractor manufacturers to offer 4wd as an “in house” option. Today the majority of tractors are 4wd, with 2wd versions of anything over 60hp being very uncommon.

County 754

Based on the Ford 5000, the 754 has the same 75hp engine and four equal sized wheels. Given the poor turning circle, the 754 was fitted with a Duncan cab from Alexander Duncan of Aberdeen, Scotland rather than the standard Ford cab.

County 944

They didn’t all come with cabs, the 94hp 944 is the 4wd cousin of the Ford 7000, featuring the distinctive elevated air precleaner bowl.

In terms of game play, these tractors will carry the same features as the Ford Force series of tractors that they are based on. Release dates are yet to be confirmed – stay tuned.

 

 

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14 thoughts on “County 754 and 944

  1. my uncle has one of these on the winch in the forestry but they look a lot better condition then my uncles one anyway!

  2. did you think of making a county 1164 equivalent to the american ford 7000 but then later converted to the 8600 engine. it also had a ‘beefed up’ 5000 back end which was later converted to a 7600 back end.

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