John Deere A


John Deere A tractor photo
1934 - 1952
Model year
Two-Cylinder Letter Series
Row-Crop tractor
Series:BA
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:300,000
Original price:$2,400 (1952 )
The final iteration of the John Deere model A, the "late styled" A, began production in 1947 at serial number 584000.
Variants
AR:A-Regular with standard front axle
AO:Orchard
AW:Adjustable wide-front
AN:Single front wheel
AWH:High-crop, adjustable wide-front
ANH:High-crop, single-front wheel
John Deere A Power
Drawbar (claimed):34 hp
25.4 kW
Belt (claimed):38 hp
28.3 kW
Plows:3*Deere advertised the late styled A as pulling 2-16 or 3-14.
Drawbar (tested):34.14 hp
25.5 kW
Belt (tested):38.02 hp
28.4 kW
power test details ...
John Deere A Engines
John Deere 5.3L 2-cyl gasoline
John Deere 5.3L 2-cyl all fuel
Fuel tank:18 gal
68.1 L
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station with steel pan seat.
Transmission:6-speed unsynchronized gear
Transmission details ...
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:transmission
Rear RPM:540
Dimensions & Tires
Weight:5228 lbs
2371 kg
Front tire:5.50-16
Rear tire:11-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
A Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the right side of the John Deere A, above the pulley.
photo of A serial number

1934:410000
1935:412866
1936:424025
1937:442151
1938:466787
1939:477000
1940:488000
1941:499000
1942:510239
1943:520004
1944:524423
1945:542700
1946:555334
1947:569610
1948:587349
1949:611921
1950:640246
1951:666307
1952:682602
Final:703384

how to read serial numbers...

Belt Pulley
Diameter:12.8 inches
32 cm
Width:7.375 inches
18 cm
RPM:975
Speed:3270 ft/min
996.70 meters/min
Electrical
Ground:positive
Charging system:generator
Batteries:2
Battery volts:6
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