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    John Deere Unstyled D

    John Deere Unstyled D tractor photo  I&T Manual: John Deere A, B, D, G, H, M
    I&T Shop Manual
    1923 - 1953   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Model years
    Standard-tread tractor
    Previous model:Waterloo Boy N
    Next model:John Deere D





    The D had the longest run of any model of John Deere tractor, the styled and unstyled versions ran from March 1, 1923 until July 3, 1953. Serial numbers 31321 through 31412 are not model Ds, but are Waterloo Boy Ns which were built after model D production had begun.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:160,000
    Original price (USD):$1,000 (1924)
     $2,124 (1953)
     

    John Deere D Engines:

       John Deere 7.6L 2-cyl all fuel
       John Deere 8.2L 2-cyl all fuel
    full engine details ...
     

    Capacity:

    Fuel:18 gal [68.1 L] (early)
     23.5 gal [88.9 L] (after 1931)
    Aux. fuel:2.5 gal [9.5 L] (early)
     1.5 gal [5.7 L] (after 1931)
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:optional
    Rear RPMs:525
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:4090 to 5880 pounds
    Front tire:28x5
    Rear tire:46x12
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    D Serial Numbers:

    Location:Operator's platform, ahead of seat mount.
    photo of D serial number

    1924: 30401 (model years)
    1925: 31280
    1926: 35309
    1927: 43410
    1928: 53388
    1929: 71645
    1930: 95367
    1931: 109944
    1932: 115509
    1933: 115665
    1934: 116273
    1935: 119100
    1936: 125079
    1937: 130700
    1938: 138413
    1939: 142300
    Final: 143799

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    John Deere D Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):15 hp [11.2 kW]
    Belt (claimed):27 hp [20.1 kW]
    Plows:3 (14-inch)
    Drawbar (tested):29.90 hp [22.3 kW]
    Belt (tested):41.59 hp [31.0 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
    Cab:Open operator station with steel pan seat.
     

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:13.25 inches [33 cm]
    Width:8.5 inches [21 cm]
    RPMs:900
    Speed:3122 ft/min [951.59 meters/min]
     

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