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Minneapolis-Moline RTS

Minneapolis-Moline RTS tractor photo
1939 - 1954   R Series
Standard-tread tractor





The Minneapolis-Moline RTS was the standard, or fixed tread, version of the R series.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:Minneapolis-Moline
Factory:Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Total built:906
 

Variants:

RTU:tricycle-front
RTS:standard-front
RTN:single-front
RTE:adjustable-front
RTI:industrial tractor
 

Minneapolis-Moline RTS Engine:

   Minneapolis-Moline 2.7L 4-cyl gasoline
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Capacity:

Fuel:14 gal [53.0 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:560
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:69 inches [175 cm]
Weight:3,100 lbs [1406 kg]
Front tire:5.00-15
Rear tire:10-34
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RTS Serial Numbers:

Location:Right side of tractor frame.
photo of RTS serial number

1939: 400001
1940: 402201
1941: 405576
1942: 407851
1943: 408826
1944: 409358
1945: 410748
1946: 413755
1947: 416545
1949: 0024900001
1950: 0025000001
1951: 00200301
1952: 00200402
1953: 00200552

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Minneapolis-Moline RTS Power:

Drawbar (claimed):20 hp [14.9 kW]
Belt (claimed):23 hp [17.2 kW]
Plows:2
 

Mechanical:

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

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:12.25 inches [31 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]
RPM:933
 

Electrical:

Charging system:generator
 

Battery:

Number:1
Volts:6
 

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