Farmall M


Farmall M tractor photo
1939 - 1954
Row-Crop tractor
Series:HM
Super M
Production
Manufacturer:Farmall (a part of International Harvester)
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Total built:270,140
Original price:$1,440 (1946 )
Original price:$2,600 (1952 )
The M was also available in the MV high-clearance "vegetable version" and the MD diesel. The Farmall M was the row-crop version of the McCormick-Deering W-6. In the late 1950s, the M continued production at Doncaster after it had ceased at the Farmall Works, these are often referred to as a model BM.
Variants
MD:diesel engine
MV:high-crop
MDV:diesel high-crop
AM:Australian-built M, built 1949-1954
BM:British-built M
W-6:standard-front
I-6:industrial
Farmall M Power
Drawbar (claimed):25 hp
18.6 kW
Belt (claimed):31-33 hp
23.1 kW
Plows:3 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested):33.1 hp
24.7 kW
PTO (tested):36.07 hp
26.9 kW
Belt (tested):36.66 hp
27.3 kW
power test details ...
Farmall M Engines
International Harvester 4.1L 4-cyl distillate
International Harvester 4.1L 4-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank:21 gal
79.5 L
Aux. fuel:1 gal
3.8 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:mechanical contracting band
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmission:5-speed sliding gear
Transmission details ...
Hydraulics
Type:Lift-All*Optional. Transmission-driven pump.
Pressure:500 psi
34.5 bar (early)
 800 psi
55.2 bar (late)
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Weight:4858 lbs
2203 kg
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:11-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
M Serial Numbers
Location:Data plate on the left side of the engine area.
photo of M serial number

1939:FBK501
1940:FBK7240
1941:FBK25371
1942:FBK50988
1943:FBK60011
1944:FBK67424
1945:FBK88085
1946:FBK105564
1947:FBK122823
1948:FBK151708
1949:FBK180514
1950:FBK213579
1951:FBK247518
1952:FBK290923
Final:FBK298218

how to read serial numbers...

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