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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.
     

    Production:

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

    Variants:

    AV:Vegetable crop
    AI:International industrial
     

    Farmall A Engines:

       International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl gasoline
       International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl kerosene
    full engine details ...
     

    Capacity:

    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 (1-1/8)
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:2400 to 3450 pounds
    Front tire:4.00-15
    Rear tire:9-24
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    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)

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Farmall A Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):13 hp [9.7 kW]
    PTO (claimed):16 hp [11.9 kW]
    Plows:1 (16 inch)
    Drawbar (tested):16.32 hp [12.2 kW]
    Belt (tested):18.34 hp [13.7 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:8.50 inches [21 cm]
    Width:6 inches [15 cm]
    RPM:1156
    Speed:2574 ft/min [784.56 meters/min]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:6
     

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