Farmall Super M

Farmall Super M tractor photo
1952 - 1954
Row-Crop tractor
Series map:
Super H
Super M
ManufacturerFarmall (a part of International Harvester)
Row-Crop tractor
FactoriesRock Island, Illinois, USA
 Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Total built57,092
 44,551 (Rock Island)
 12,541 (Louisville)
 245 (Super MV)
Original price was $2,500 in 1954
The basic Farmall/IH model is the Super M. The Super MD is diesel. The Super MTA has the torque amplifier and independent PTO, and was built only in 1954.
Super Mgear with spark engine
Super M-TATA with spark engine
Super MDgear with diesel engine
Super MD-TATA with diesel engine
Super MVhigh-crop
Farmall Super M Engines
International Harvester 4.3L 4-cyl gasoline
International Harvester 4.3L 4-cyl LP gas
Fuel tank21 gal
79.5 L
Aux. fuel0.9 gal
3.4 L
Engine details ...
Farmall Super M Power
Drawbar (tested)44.23 hp
33.0 kW
Belt (tested)47.07 hp
35.1 kW
Performance test details ...
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Differential mechanical dry disc brakes
Open operator station.
TypeIH Lift-All *Transmission driven pump on early model, live engine-driven pump on Stage II models
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOtransmission
Rear RPM540
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase89.25 inches
226 cm
Weight5603 lbs
2541 kg
Front tire6.00-16
Rear tire12-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
Super M Serial Numbers
1952SM501 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1953SM21074 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1954SM51977 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
FinalSM52627 (Farmall Rock Island plant)
1952SML500001 (Louisville plant)
1953SML501906 (Louisville plant)
FinalSML512541 (Louisville plant)

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
Super M Serial Location
Farmall Super M serial number location
Left side of clutch housing
Belt Pulley
Diameter11 inches
27 cm
Width7.5 inches
19 cm
Speed2588 ft/min
788.82 meters/min
Charging systemgenerator
Battery volts6
Super M references literature
Operator's Manual Farmall Super M and Super MV (1004245R1) published in 1952
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Updated on December 4, 2019
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