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Farmall MD

Farmall MD tractor photo
1941 - 1952
Row-Crop tractor
Next model:Farmall Super MD





The Farmall MD was the diesel version of the M. The MD was started on gasoline, by pulling a lever which enlarged the combustion chamber (to lower the compression) and closed the circuit for the spark plugs. After the engine was warm, it was switched over to diesel.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:International Harvester
Total built:18,253
Original price (USD):$2,400 (1952)
 

Variants:

WD-6:standard-front
ID-6:industrial
M:gasoline engine
 

Farmall MD Engine:

   International Harvester 4.1L 4-cyl diesel
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Capacity:

Fuel:20 gal [75.7 L]
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:5000 to 7570 pounds
Front tire:6.50-16
Rear tire:12-38
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MD Serial Numbers:

photo of MD serial number

1941: 25371
1942: 50988
1943: 60011
1944: 67424
1945: 88085
1946: 105564
1947: 122823
1948: 151708
1949: 180514
1950: 213579
1951: 247518
1952: 290923

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Farmall MD Power:

PTO (claimed):35 hp [26.1 kW]
Plows:3 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested):33.58 hp [25.0 kW]
Belt (tested):38.21 hp [28.5 kW]
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Mechanical:

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

Hydraulics:

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

Electrical:

Ground:positive
 

Battery:

Number:2
Volts:6
 

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