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John Deere BW

John Deere BW tractor photo
1935 - 1946   Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Model years
Row-Crop tractor




 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:304 (total)
 247 (BW)
 51 (BWH)
 6 (BW-40)
 

Variants:

B:tricycle front axle
BR:fixed front axle
BO:Orchard
BN:narrow row-crop
BW:wide row-crop
BI:industrial tractor
BO Lindeman:crawler
 

John Deere BW Engine:

   John Deere 2.4L 2-cyl all fuel
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Capacity:

Fuel:12 gal [45.4 L]
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:3,275 lbs [1485 kg]
Front tire:24x5
Rear tire:48x5.25
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BW Serial Numbers:

Location:The left side of the transmission case, under the governor.
photo of BW serial number

1935: 1000
1936: 12012
1937: 27389
1938: 46175
1939: 60000
1940: 81000
1941: 96000
1942: 118721
1943: 136315
1944: 149219
1945: 167700
1946: 179788
1947: 191303
1948: 209295
1949: 230044
1950: 253025
1951: 275242
1952: 293030
Final: 310772

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John Deere BW Power:

Drawbar (claimed):12 hp [8.9 kW]
Belt (claimed):16 hp [11.9 kW]
Plows:2 (10-inch)
 

Mechanical:

Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station with pressed steel seat.
 

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:9.6875 inches [24 cm]
Width:7.25 inches [18 cm]
RPM:1250
Speed:3110 ft/min [947.93 meters/min]
 

Electrical:

Ground:positive
 

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