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Farmall Super A

Farmall Super A tractor photo
1947 - 1954
Previous model:Farmall A
Next model:International Harvester 100
Farmall 100
Series next:Farmall Super C

The IH/Farmall Super A was an improved version of the A. The biggest change was that the previous Lift-All system was replaced with the new Touch Control hydraulic system. This was in response to the Ferguson three-point system used by Ford.


Manufacturer:International Harvester
Factory:Louisville, Kentucky, USA
 Chicago, Illinois, USA
Total built:107,636
Original price (USD):$1,400 (1954)


Super AV:high-clearance, vegetable

Farmall Super A Engines:

   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 1.9L 4-cyl kerosene
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Fuel:11 gal [41.6 L]
Aux. fuel:0.75 gal [2.8 L]
Hydraulic system:2.1 gal [7.9 L]
Rear hubs:3 qts [2.8 L] (each)

Rear Hitch:

Type:mid-mount Touch Control rockshaft

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:71.1 inches [180 cm]
Weight:2400 to 3450 pounds
Front tire:5.00-15
Rear tire:9-24
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Super A Serial Numbers:

Location:On the right side of the seat support
photo of Super A serial number

1947: 250001
1948: 250082
1949: 268196
1950: 281269
1951: 300126
1952: 324470
1953: 336880
1954: 353348

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Farmall Super A Power:

Drawbar (claimed):13 hp [9.7 kW]
PTO (claimed):16 hp [11.9 kW]


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:differential mechanical contracting band
Cab:Open operator station.


Type:IH Touch-Control
Capacity:2.1 gal [7.9 L]

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:8.5 inches [21 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]
Speed:2574 ft/min [784.56 meters/min]





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