John Deere 40


John Deere 40 tractor photo
1953 - 1955
Utility tractor
M
Series:4050
420
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Utility tractor
Factory:Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Total built:18,000
Original price:$1,500 (1954 )
The John Deere model 40 was the replacement for the M. The 40 variants included the 40S standard, utility, high-crop, 2-row utility, and a crawler model (the 40C). The 40C and the utility were used as industrial models, although there was no official John Deere designation for 40 industrial models.
Variants
40C:tracked tractor
40H:high-crop
40S:standard
40T:tricycle
40V:special
40U:utility
40W:two-row utility
John Deere 40 Power
Drawbar (claimed):16.77 hp
12.5 kW
Belt (claimed):21.13 hp
15.8 kW
Drawbar (tested):21.71 hp
16.2 kW
Belt (tested):24.25 hp
18.1 kW
power test details ...
John Deere 40 Engines
John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl gasoline
John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl all-fuel
Fuel tank:10.5 gal
39.7 L
Aux. fuel:0.9 gal
3.4 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmission:4-speed gear
Transmission details ...
Tractor hitch
Rear Type:I
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540
Dimensions & Tires
Weight:2900 to 3220 pounds
Front tire:5.00-15
Rear tire:9-24
Full dimensions and tires ...
40 Serial Numbers
1953:60001 (Standard)
1954:67359 (Standard)
1955:69474 (Standard)
1953:60001 (Tricycle)
1954:72167 (Tricycle)
1955:75531 (Tricycle)
1953:60001 (Utility)
1954:60202 (Utility)
1955:63140 (Utility)
1954:60001 (Hi-Crop)
1955:60060 (Hi-Crop)

how to read serial numbers...

Links
JD40.com: Detailed information, including service and tune-up, on the 40
40 Industrial: Photos of industrial model 40s
Belt Pulley
Diameter:9.1 inches
23 cm
Width:6.375 inches
16 cm
RPM:1267
Speed:3006 ft/min
916.23 meters/min
Electrical
Ground:positive
Battery volts:6
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