J.I. Case VAO


J.I. Case VAO tractor photo
1942 - 1955
Orchard/Vineyard tractor
VO
Series:VAO
Production
Manufacturer:J.I. Case
Type:Orchard/Vineyard tractor
Factory:Rock Island, Illinois, USA
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.
Variants
VA:standard tread
VAC:tricycle row-crop
VAI:industrial
VAO:orchard
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 VAO Power
Drawbar (claimed):13 hp
9.7 kW
PTO (claimed):17 hp
12.7 kW
Plows:2
J.I. Case VAO Engines
J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl distillate
J.I. Case 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank:9.25 gal
35.0 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmission:4-speed unsynchronized gear
Transmission details ...
Photos
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Tractor hitch
Type:Case Eagle Hitch
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
Engine RPM:525@1425
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase:75.25 inches
191 cm
Weight:3200 lbs
1451 kg
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:10-28
Full dimensions and tires ...
VAO Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the tractor's 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
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 volts:6
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