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Minneapolis-Moline RTE

Minneapolis-Moline RTE tractor photo
1947 - 1953   R Series
Row-Crop tractor





The Minneapolis-Moline RTE was adjustable-front axle version of the R series.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:Minneapolis-Moline
Factory:Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Total built:1,115
 

Variants:

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

Minneapolis-Moline RTE 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:84.5 inches [214 cm]
Weight:3,300 lbs [1496 kg]
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RTE Serial Numbers:

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

1947: 416545
1948: 0044800001
1949: 0044900001
1950: 0045000001
1951: 00400205
1952: 0400282
1953: 00400283

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Minneapolis-Moline RTE Power:

Drawbar (claimed):24 hp [17.9 kW]
Belt (claimed):23 hp [17.2 kW]
Plows:2
Drawbar (tested):23.9 hp [17.8 kW]
Belt (tested):27.09 hp [20.2 kW]
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Mechanical:

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

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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