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    Farmall M

    Farmall M tractor photo
    1939 - 1954
    Row-Crop tractor
    Next model:Farmall Super M
    Smaller:Farmall H





    The M was also available in the MV high-clearance "vegetable version" and the MD diesel. The Farmall M was the row-crop version of the McCormick-Deering W-6. In the late 1950s, the M continued production at Doncaster after it had ceased at the Farmall Works, these are often referred to as a model BM.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:International Harvester
    Factory:Rock Island, Illinois, USA
     Doncaster, England
     Geelong, Australia
    Total built:270,140
    Original price (USD):$2,400 (1952)
     

    Variants:

    MD:diesel engine
    MV:high-crop
    AM:Australian model, built 1949-1954
    BM:British model, built 1948-1953
    W-6:standard-front
    I-6:industrial
     

    Farmall M Engines:

       International Harvester 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
       International Harvester 4.1L 4-cyl gasoline
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:21 gal [79.5 L]
    Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear RPM:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:4858 to 6770 pounds
    Front tire:6.00-16
    Rear tire:11.25-36
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    M Serial Numbers:

    Location:Data plate on the left side of the engine area.
    photo of M serial number

    1939: FBK501
    1940: FBK7240
    1941: FBK25371
    1942: FBK50988
    1943: FBK60011
    1944: FBK67424
    1945: FBK88085
    1946: FBK105564
    1947: FBK122823
    1948: FBK151708
    1949: FBK180514
    1950: FBK213579
    1951: FBK247518
    1952: FBK290923
    Final: FBK298218

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Farmall M Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):25 hp [18.6 kW]
    Belt (claimed):31-33 hp [23.1 kW]
    Plows:3 (14-inch)
    Drawbar (tested):33.1 hp [24.7 kW]
    PTO (tested):36.07 hp [26.9 kW]
    Belt (tested):36.66 hp [27.3 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Hydraulics:

    Type:Lift-All, transmission-driven pump
    Pressure:500 psi [34.5 bar] (early)
     800 psi [55.2 bar] (late)
     

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