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John Deere H

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1939 - 1947   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Row-Crop tractor




 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:58,584 (total)
 978 (HN)
 133 (HWH)
 31 (HNH)
Original price (USD)
   $650 (1947 )
 

John Deere H Engine:

   John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl kerosene
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Capacity:

Fuel:7.5 gal [28.4 L]
Aux. fuel:0.875 gal [3.3 L]
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:2080 to 3035 pounds
Front tire:4.00-15
Rear tire:8-32
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H Serial Numbers:

Location:Left side near flywheel until 1941. Then on right side in front of pulley. Production years shown.
photo of H serial number

1939: 1000
1940: 10000
1941: 20615
1942: 35699
1943: 44754
1944: 45642
1945: 47796
1946: 53327
1947: 58614
Final: 61116

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John Deere H Power:

Drawbar (claimed):12 hp [8.9 kW]
Belt (claimed):14 hp [10.4 kW]
Plows:1 (16-inch)
Drawbar (tested):12.48 hp [9.3 kW]
Belt (tested):14.84 hp [11.1 kW]
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Mechanical:

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

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:12.25 inches [31 cm]
Width:4.5 inches [11 cm]
RPM:700
 

Electrical:

Ground:positive
 

Battery:

Number:1
Volts:6
 

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