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    1941 - 1952
    Row-Crop tractor
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    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 RPMs:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:5000 to 7570 pounds
    Front tire:6.50-16
    Rear tire:12-38
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    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

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    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]
    power test details ...
     

    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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