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    John Deere G

    John Deere G tractor photo
    1937 - 1953   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Row-Crop tractor
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    From 1942 to 1947 the G was produced as the John Deere model GM ("G Modernized"). The GM designation was created to receive government approval for a war-time price increase. After 1947, the model name was reverted back to the model G.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:64,000
     8,764 (GM)
    Original price (USD):$2,600 (1953)
     

    Variants:

    GM:Wartime tractor
    GN:single-front
    GW:wide-front
    GH:high-crop
     

    John Deere G Engine:

       John Deere 6.8L 2-cyl all fuel
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:17 gal [64.3 L]
    Aux. fuel:1.5 gal [5.7 L]
    Hydraulic system:1.25 gal [4.7 L]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear RPM:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:5300 to 7442 pounds
    Front tire:24x5
    Rear tire:51.5x7
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    G Serial Numbers:

    Location:Left side by flywheel on early tractors. Right side above pully on late models.
    photo of G serial number

    1938: 1000 (G)
    1939: 7734 (G)
    1940: 9321 (G)
    1941: 10489 (G)
    1942: 11561 (G)
    1942: 13000 (GM)
    1943: 13418 (GM)
    1944: None
    1945: 13748 (GM)
    1946: 15780 (GM)
    1947: 18553 (GM)
    22112 (GM): Final
    1947: 23000 (G)
    1948: 25235 (G)
    1949: 32457 (G)
    1950: 39161 (G)
    1951: 46809 (G)
    1952: 53479 (G)
    1953: 63138 (G)
    Final: 64530 (G)

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    John Deere G Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):20.70 hp [15.4 kW]
    Belt (claimed):31.44 hp [23.4 kW]
    Plows:3 (14-inch)
    Drawbar (tested):34.49 hp [25.7 kW]
    Belt (tested):38.10 hp [28.4 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
    Cab:Open operator station.
     

    Hydraulics:

    Capacity:1.25 gal [4.7 L]
     

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