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J.I. Case VAO

J.I. Case VAO tractor photo
1942 - 1955
Orchard/Vineyard tractor
Previous model:J.I. Case VO

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.


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


VA:standard tread
VAC:tricycle row-crop
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 VAO Engines:

   J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl distillate
   J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline
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Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:3,200 lbs [1451 kg]
Front tire:5.50-15
Rear tire:10-28
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VAO Serial Numbers:

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

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Case VA series: information from YTMag
Case Model VAC: photos at

J.I. Case VAO Power:

Drawbar (claimed):13 hp [9.7 kW]
PTO (claimed):17 hp [12.7 kW]


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

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