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Farmall A

Farmall A tractor photo
1939 - 1947
Row-Crop tractor
Next model:Farmall Super A

The Farmall A and B were nearly identical tractors. The A featured an offset engine and wide front end. The offset engine was known as "Cultivision". The B had a centered engine, seat offset to the right, and narrow front end. A high-crop AV version was available.


Manufacturer:Farmall (a part of International Harvester)
Factory:Chicago, Illinois, USA
 Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Total built:117,552
Original price (USD)
   $750 (1947 )


AV:Vegetable crop
AI:International industrial

Farmall A Engines:

   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl kerosene
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Fuel:10 gal [37.9 L]
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]

Rear Hitch:

Type:IH Pneumatic Lift-All

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540 (1.125)

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:2400 to 3450 pounds
Front tire:4.00-15
Rear tire:9-24
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A Serial Numbers:

Location:Seat support bracket
photo of A serial number

1939: FAA501
1940: FAA6744
1941: FAA41500
1942: FAA80739
1944: FAA96390
1945: FAA113218
1946: FAA146700
1947: FAA182964 (Chicago)
Final: FAA198298 (Chicago)
1947: FAA200001 (Louisville)
Final: FAA220829 (Louisville)

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Farmall A Power:

Drawbar (claimed):13 hp [9.7 kW]
PTO (claimed):16 hp [11.9 kW]
Drawbar (tested):16.32 hp [12.2 kW]
Belt (tested):18.34 hp [13.7 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:mechanical contracting band
Cab:Open operator station.

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:8.50 inches [21 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]
Speed:2574 ft/min [784.56 meters/min]





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