John Deere R Tests

John Deere R tractor photo
1949 - 1954
Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Standard-tread tractor
Nebraska Tractor Test 406
R fuel use from test 406
Nebraska Tractor Test 406
Diesel 5-speed 2WD
April 19 - 28, 1949
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 406 file
Belt power (max):48.58 hp
36.2 kW
Belt fuel use (max):2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:43.15 hp
32.2 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull:6644 lbs
3013 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.
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