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    J.I. Case VAC

    J.I. Case VAC tractor photo
    1942 - 1955
    Row-Crop tractor
    Previous model:J.I. Case VC





    The Case VA series replaced the V series in 1942. A number of variants on the VA series were available. The VA was the standard-tread model. The VAC was tricycle row-crop model; the VAI was the industrial model; the VAO was the orchard model; the VAIW was the warehouse model; the VAH was the high-clearance row-crop model, and the VAS was the offset high-clearance row-crop model. Electric start was optional. During the early years, the engine was made by Continental. The VA series was the first Case tractors to use the Eagle Hitch, introduced in 1949.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:J.I. Case
    Total built:150,000
    Original price (USD):$1,580 (1955)
     

    Variants:

    VA:standard tread
    VAC:tricycle row-crop
    VAI:industrial
    VAIW:warehouse
    VAH:high-clearance
    VAS:offset high-clearance
    VAC-11:single-front wheel
    VAC-12:dual-front row-crop
    VAC-13:adjustable wide-front row-crop
    VAC-14:lowered version of VAC-13
    VAO-15:similar to VAO
     

    J.I. Case VAC Engines:

       J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl distillate
       J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:10 gal [37.9 L]
    Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
     

    Rear Hitch:

    Type:Case Eagle Hitch
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
    Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
    Engine RPM:525@1425
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:2406 to 4695 pounds
    Front tire:5.50-15
    Rear tire:10-28
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    VAC Serial Numbers:

    Location:Data plate on instrument panel.
    1942: 4600001
    1943: 4700001
    1944: 4800001
    1945: 4900001
    1946: 5000001
    1947: 5100001
    1948: 5200001
    1949: 5300001
    1950: 5400001
    1951: 5500001
    1952: 5600001
    1953: 5700001
    1954: 5800001
    1955: 5900001

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    Links:

    Case VA series: information from YTMag
    Case Model VAC: photos at oldengine.org
    Operator Manual: Case VA operator manual
     

    J.I. Case VAC Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):13 hp [9.7 kW]
    PTO (claimed):17 hp [12.7 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):19.10 hp [14.2 kW]
    Belt (tested):21.33 hp [15.9 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
    Brakes:differential mechanical disc
    Cab:Open operator station
     

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:10.25 inches [26 cm]
    Width:6 inches [15 cm]
    RPM:969
    Speed:2600 ft/min [792.48 meters/min]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
    Charging system:generator
    Charging amps:12
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:6
     

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