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    John Deere A

    John Deere A tractor photo
    1934 - 1952   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Model years
    Row-Crop tractor
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    Series back:John Deere B

    The A was John Deere's first true row-crop tractor, replacing the GP. There were several variants of the A. The A was the row-crop model. The AR was a standard (or fixed) tread model. The AO was an orchard model, with no exhaust stack and shielded fenders. There was also the AI industrial model, the AN with narrow front, the AW wide front, and the high-crop ANH and AWH. The model A was the first Deere tractor to come from the factory with rubber tires.


    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:300,000


    AR:A-Regular with standard front axle
    AW:Adjustable wide-front
    AN:Single front wheel
    AWH:High-crop, adjustable wide-front
    ANH:High-crop, single-front wheel

    John Deere A Engine:

       John Deere 5.1L 2-cyl all fuel
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    Fuel:14 gal [53.0 L]
    Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
    Rear RPM:540

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:3783 lbs [1715 kg]
    Front tire:24x4
    Rear tire:50x6
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    A Serial Numbers:

    Location:Serial number plate on the left side of tractor, above the flywheel.
    photo of A serial number

    1934: 410000
    1935: 412866
    1936: 424025
    1937: 442151
    1938: 466787
    1939: 477000
    1940: 488000
    1941: 499000
    1942: 514127
    1943: 523133
    1944: 528778
    1945: 548352
    1946: 558817
    1947: 578516
    1948: 594433
    1949: 620843
    1950: 646530
    1951: 667390
    1952: 689880
    Last: 703384

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    John Deere A Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):18 hp [13.4 kW]
    Belt (claimed):24 hp [17.9 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):18.72 hp [14.0 kW]
    PTO (tested):23.63 hp [17.6 kW]
    Belt (tested):24.71 hp [18.4 kW]
    power test details ...


    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
    Cab:Open operator station with steel pan seat.

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