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John Deere 40 Tractor (1955)

Manufacturer:

John Deere

Price:

1,500(USD)

Series:

Model:

40

Factory:

Dubuque, Iowa, USA

Full Specifications

VARIANTS

40H

high-crop

40S

standard

40T

tricycle

40V

special

40U

utility

40W

two-row utility

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 503 2

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD 40T/September 9 - 17, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 503 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

24.25 hp/18.1 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.3 gal/hour/8.7 l/hour

Max power

21.71 hp/16.2 kW

Max pull

3,022 lbs/1370 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 504 2

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD 40S/September 9 - 23, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 504 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

23.61 hp/17.6 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.3 gal/hour/8.7 l/hour

Max power

21.01 hp/15.7 kW

Max pull

2,543 lbs/1153 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 546 2

Description

All-fuel 4-speed standard/June 3 - 10, 1955/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 546 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

20.9 hp/15.6 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.1 gal/hour/7.9 l/hour

Max power

18.12 hp/13.5 kW

Max pull

2,511 lbs/1138 kg

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

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl gasoline/John Deere 1.6L 2-cyl all-fuel

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

John Deere/gasoline/2-cylinder 4-valve/liquid-cooled

Displacement

100.5 ci/1.6 L

Bore/Stroke

4.00x4.00 inches/102 x 102 mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

6.5:1

Rated RPM

1850

Firing order

1-2

Starter volts

6

Oil capacity

5 qts/4.7 L

Coolant capacity

14 qts/13.2 L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

John Deere/all-fuel/2-cylinder 4-valve/liquid-cooled

Displacement

100.5 ci/1.6 L

Bore/Stroke

4.00x4.00 inches/102 x 102 mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

6.5:1

Rated RPM

1850

Firing order

1-2

Starter volts

6

Oil capacity

5 qts/4.7 L

Sparkplug gap

0.025 inches/0.635 mm

Point gap

0.022 inches/0.559 mm

Intake valve clearance

0.012 inches/0.305 mm (cold)

Exhaust valve clearance

0.012 inches/0.305 mm (cold)

JOHN DEERE 40 ENGINES

Description

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

TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

John Deere

Type

gear

Gears

4 forward and 1 reverse

Clutch

dry disc

MECHANICAL

Chassis

4x2 2WD

Steering

manual

Cab

Open operator station.

Transmission

4-speed gear

TRACTOR HITCH

Rear Type

I

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO

transmission

Rear RPM

540

JOHN DEERE 40 TIRES

Ag front

5.00-15/6.00x16

Ag rear

9-24 (40S)/10-24 (40S/U)/11-24 (40S/U)/11-26 (40U)/13-26 (40U)/9-34 (40W/T/V)/10-34 (40W/V/T)/10-38 (40H)/11-38 (40H)

DIMENSIONS

Length

130.625 inches/331 cm/114.75 inches/291 cm (40S)

Width

89.75 inches/227 cm/55.5 inches/140 cm (40S)

Height

58.75 inches/149 cm/56 inches/142 cm (40S)

Front tread

39.125 to 54 inches/99 to 137 cm (40S)

Rear tread

38.75 to 54.128 inches/98 to 137 cm (40S)

JOHN DEERE 40 WEIGHT

40S Operating

2900 lbs/1315 kg

40T Operating

3220 lbs/1460 kg

40S Ballasted

4189 lbs/1900 kg

40T Ballasted

4553 lbs/2065 kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Weight

2900 to 3220 pounds

Front tire

5.00-15

Rear tire

9-24

JOHN DEERE 30 LOADER

Height (to pin)

114 inches/289 cm

Breakout force (lift)

1400 lbs/635 kg

Lift to full height (at pin)

800 lbs/362 kg

Bucket width

34 inches/86 cm

JOHN DEERE 40 LOADER

Height (to pin)

114 inches/289 cm

Breakout force (lift)

1800 lbs/816 kg

Lift to full height (at pin)

800 lbs/362 kg

Bucket width

36 inches/91 cm

40 SERIAL NUMBERS

1953

60001 (Utility)

1954

60001 (Hi-Crop)

1955

60060 (Hi-Crop)

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