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Farmall B

Farmall B tractor photo
1939 - 1947
Row-Crop tractor





The Farmall A and B were nearly identical tractors. The A featured an offset engine and wide front end. The B had a centered engine, seat offset to the right, and narrow front end.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:International Harvester
Factory:Chicago, Illinois, USA
Total built:75,241
Original price (USD):$770
 

Variants:

B:full width
BN:narrow tread
 

Farmall B Engines:

   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl kerosene
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Capacity:

Fuel:10 gal [37.9 L]
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:2,400 lbs [1088 kg]
Front tire:6-12
Rear tire:9-24
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B Serial Numbers:

Location:Seat support bracket
photo of B serial number

1939: 501
1940: 6744
1941: 41500
1942: 80739
1944: 96390
1945: 113218
1946: 146700
1947: 182964 (Chicago)
1947: 200001 (Louisville)

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Farmall B Power:

Plows:1 (16 inch)
Drawbar (tested):16.21 hp [12.1 kW]
Belt (tested):18.39 hp [13.7 kW]
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Mechanical:

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

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:8.5 inches [21 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]
RPM:1157
Speed:2574 ft/min [784.56 meters/min]
 

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