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    John Deere 40

    John Deere 40 tractor photo
    1953 - 1955
    Utility tractor
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    The John Deere model 40 was the replacement for the M. The 40 variants included the 40S standard, utility, high-crop, 2-row utility, and a crawler model (the 40C). The 40C and the utility were used as industrial models, although there was no official John Deere designation for 40 industrial models.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Dubuque, Iowa, USA
    Total built:18,000
    Original price (USD):$1,500 (1954)
     

    Variants:

    40C:tracked tractor
    40H:high-crop
    40S:standard
    40T:tricycle
    40V:special
    40U:utility
    40W:two-row utility
     

    John Deere 40 Engines:

       John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl gasoline
       John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl all-fuel
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:10.5 gal [39.7 L]
    Aux. fuel:0.9 gal [3.4 L]
     

    3-Point Hitch:

    Rear Type:I
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
    Rear RPM:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:2900 to 4553 pounds
    Front tire:5.00-15
    Rear tire:9-24
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    40 Serial Numbers:

    1953: 60001 (Standard)
    1954: 67359 (Standard)
    1955: 69474 (Standard)
    1953: 60001 (Tricycle)
    1954: 72167 (Tricycle)
    1955: 75531 (Tricycle)
    1953: 60001 (Utility)
    1954: 60202 (Utility)
    1955: 63140 (Utility)
    1954: 60001 (Hi-Crop)
    1955: 60060 (Hi-Crop)

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Links:

    JD40.com: Detailed information, including service and tune-up, on the 40
    40 Industrial: Photos of industrial model 40s
     

    John Deere 40 Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):16.77 hp [12.5 kW]
    Belt (claimed):21.13 hp [15.8 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):21.71 hp [16.2 kW]
    Belt (tested):24.25 hp [18.1 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:9.1 inches [23 cm]
    Width:6.375 inches [16 cm]
    RPM:1267
    Speed:3006 ft/min [916.23 meters/min]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:6
     

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