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     John Deere Tractors & Equipment: 1837-1959
    John Deere Tractors & Equipment: 1837-1959

    John Deere L

    John Deere L tractor photo
    1937 - 1946   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Utility tractor
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    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Moline, Illinois, USA
    Total built:13,365
    Original price (USD):$517 (1946)
     

    Variants:

    LI:industrial
     

    John Deere L Engines:

       John Deere 1.1L 2-cyl gasoline
       Hercules 0.9L 2-cyl gasoline
       Hercules 1.1L 2-cyl gasoline
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:6 gal [22.7 L]
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:1,515 lbs [687 kg]
    Front tire:4.00x15
    Rear tire:6.00x22
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    L Serial Numbers:

    Location:Right side of rear axle
    photo of L serial number

    1937: 621000
    1938: 621079
    1939: 626265
    1940: 630160
    1941: 634191
    1942: 640000
    1943: 640738
    1944: 641038
    1945: 641538
    1946: 641958
    Final: 642038

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    John Deere L Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):7.01 hp [5.2 kW]
    Belt (claimed):9.27 hp [6.9 kW]
    Plows:1 (12-inch)
    Drawbar (tested):9.06 hp [6.8 kW]
    Belt (tested):10.42 hp [7.8 kW]
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    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
     

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