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John Deere L

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1937 - 1946   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Utility tractor
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Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Moline, Illinois, USA
Total built:13,365
Original price (USD):$517 (1946)


L:farm tractor
LI:industrial tractor

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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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
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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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Chassis:4x2 2WD

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