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    John Deere A - engine

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    1934 - 1952   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Row-Crop tractor
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    Engine Detail:

    Original engine, used until 1940.
     John Deere
     all fuel
     2-cylinder 4-valve
     liquid-cooled horizontal
     309 ci [5.1 L]
    Bore/Stroke:5.50x6.50 inches [140 x 165 mm]
    Air cleaner:oil bath
    Compression:4.45:1
    Rated RPM:975
    Firing order:1-2
    Starter type:Manual, at flywheel
    Oil capacity:9.25 qts [8.8 L]
    Coolant capacity:38 qts [36.0 L]
    Sparkplug gap:.030 inches [0.762 mm]
    Point gap:0.021 inches [0.533 mm]
    Intake valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
    Exhaust valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
     

    Engine Detail:

     John Deere
     all fuel
     2-cylinder
     liquid-cooled
     321 ci [5.3 L]
    Bore/Stroke:5.50x6.75 inches [140 x 171 mm]
    Compression:4.45:1
    Rated RPM:975
    Firing order:1-2
    Starter:Electric optional
    Starter volts:6 (early)
     12 (after s/n 584000)
    Oil capacity:11 qts [10.4 L]
    Sparkplug gap:0.030 inches [0.762 mm]
    Point gap:0.021 inches [0.533 mm]
    Intake valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
    Exhaust valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
     

    Engine Detail:

     John Deere
     gasoline
     2-cylinder
     liquid-cooled
     321 ci [5.3 L]
    Bore/Stroke:5.50x6.75 inches [140 x 171 mm]
    Compression:5.60:1
    Rated RPM:975
    Firing order:1-2
    Starter:Electric optional
    Starter volts:6 (early)
     12 (after s/n 584000)
    Oil capacity:11 qts [10.4 L]
    Sparkplug gap:0.030 inches [0.762 mm]
    Point gap:0.021 inches [0.533 mm]
    Intake valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
    Exhaust valve clearance:0.020 inches [0.508 mm] hot
     

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