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Farmall Super M

Farmall Super M tractor photo
1952 - 1954
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Farmall M
Next model:Farmall 400
Series back:Farmall Super H

The basic Farmall/IH model is the Super M. The Super MD is diesel. The Super MTA has the torque amplifier and independent PTO, and was built only in 1954.


Manufacturer:International Harvester
Factory:Rock Island, Illinois, USA
 Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Total built:57,092
 44,551 (Rock Island)
 12,541 (Louisville)
 245 (Super MV)
Original price (USD)
   $2,500 (1954 )


Super M:gear with spark engine
Super M-TA:TA with spark engine
Super MD:gear with diesel engine
Super MD-TA:TA with diesel engine
Super MV:high-crop

Farmall Super M Engines:

   International Harvester 4.3L 4-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 4.3L 4-cyl LP gas
full engine details ...


Fuel:21 gal [79.5 L]
Aux. fuel:0.9 gal [3.4 L]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:89.25 inches [226 cm]
Weight:5603 lbs [2541 kg]
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:12-38
full dimensions and tires ...

Super M Serial Numbers:

Location:Left side of clutch housing
photo of Super M serial number

1952: SM501 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1953: SM12516 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1954: SM51977 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
Final: SM52627 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1952: SML500001 (Louisville plant)
1953: SML501906 (Louisville plant)
1954: SML512541 (Louisville plant)

how to read serial numbers...


Farmall Super M Power:

Drawbar (tested):44.23 hp [33.0 kW]
Belt (tested):47.07 hp [35.1 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:differential mechanical dry disc
Cab:Open operator station.


Type:IH Lift-All*Transmission driven pump on early model, live engine-driven pump on Stage II models

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:11 inches [27 cm]
Width:7.5 inches [19 cm]
Speed:2588 ft/min [788.82 meters/min]


Charging system:generator



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