John Deere G Unstyled

John Deere G Unstyled tractor photo
1937 - 1953
Model year
Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Row-Crop tractor
ManufacturerJohn Deere
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built10,684 (Unstyled)
The first 3,250 John Deere model G tractors (serial number 1000 through 4250) are known as "low radiator" Gs. Overheating issues resulted in a production change to a larger radiator beginning with serial number 4251. Many of the original tractors were refitted with the new radiator.
John Deere G Engine
John Deere 6.8L 2-cyl all fuel
Fuel tank17 gal
64.3 L
Aux. fuel1.5 gal
5.7 L
Engine details ...
John Deere G Power
Drawbar (claimed)20.70 hp
15.4 kW
Belt (claimed)31.44 hp
23.4 kW
Plows3 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested)27.63 hp
20.6 kW
Belt (tested)35.91 hp
26.8 kW
Performance test details ...
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Open operator station.
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOtransmission
Rear RPM540 (1.75)
Dimensions & Tires
Weight5000 lbs
2268 kg
Front tire24x5
Rear tire51.5x7
Full dimensions and tires ...
G Serial Numbers
19381000 (G Unstyled)
19397734 (G Unstyled)
19409321 (G Unstyled)
194110489 (G Unstyled)
194211561 (G Unstyled)
194213000 (GM)
194313418 (GM)
194513748 (GM)
194615780 (GM)
194718553 (GM)
Final22112 (GM)
194723000 (G Early Styled)
194825235 (G Early Styled)
194826000 (G Late Styled)
194932457 (G Late Styled)
195039161 (G Late Styled)
195146809 (G Late Styled)
195253479 (G Late Styled)
195363138 (G Late Styled)

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G Serial Location
John Deere G serial number location
Serial number plate on the left side of the unstyled John Deere G, near the flywheel. Plate on the right side above pulley on the styled G.
G Unstyled references literature
The John Deere Unstyled Letter Series by J.R. Hobbs
Tractors 1918-1976 published by John Deere
General-Purpose Tractors published in 1940, by John Deere
General Catalog published in 1940, by John Deere
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Updated on January 20, 2022
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