Were ford doodlebug tractors home made

Doodlebug tractor is the colloquial American English name for a home-made tractor made in the United States during World War II when production tractors were in short supply. The doodlebug of the 1940s was usually based on a 1920s or 1930s era Ford automobile which was then modified either by the complete removal or alteration … Read more

How to build a doodlebug tractor

Popular Mechanics shows how to make your own tractor. “DoodleBug is a slang name for a homemade tractor during WWII when tractors were in short supply,” Kosilla says. “The DoodleBugs of the … The designer claimed the tractor could be built for $60 ($936 today) using only a wrench, hacksaw and some minor welding (but … Read more