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    John Deere H

    John Deere H tractor photo  I&T Manual: John Deere A, B, D, G, H, M
    I&T Shop Manual
    1939 - 1947   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
    Row-Crop tractor




     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:60,000
    Original price (USD):$650 (1947)
     

    John Deere H Engine:

       John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl kerosene
    full engine details ...
     

    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.
    photo of H serial number

    1939: 1000 (production years)
    1940: 10780
    1941: 23654
    1942: 40995
    1943: 44755
    1944: 47796
    1945: 48392
    1946: 55956
    1947: 60107

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Links:

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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]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Belt Pulley:

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

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:6
     

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