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John Deere 40C Tractor (1955)

Manufacturer:

John Deere

Price:

N/A

Series:

Model:

40C

Factory:

Dubuque, Iowa, USA

Full Specifications

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 505 2

Description

Gasoline 4-speed crawler/September 9 - 23, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 505 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

25.0 hp/18.6 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.4 gal/hour/9.1 l/hour

Max power

19.63 hp/14.6 kW

Max pull

4,515 lbs/2048 kg

JOHN DEERE 40C POWER

Drawbar (claimed)

15.11 hp/11.3 kW

Belt (claimed)

21.24 hp/15.8 kW

Drawbar (tested)

19.63 hp/14.6 kW

Belt (tested)

25.0 hp/18.6 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/liquid-cooled

Displacement

100.5 ci/1.6 L

Bore/Stroke

4.00x4.00 inches/102 x 102 mm

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

Sparkplug gap

0.025 inches/0.635 mm

Point gap

0.022 inches/0.559 mm

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

John Deere/all-fuel/2-cylinder/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

JOHN DEERE 40C ENGINES

Description

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

Fuel tank

11 gal/41.6 L

TRANSMISSION

Transmission

John Deere

Type

unsynchronized gear

Gears

4 forward and 1 reverse

MECHANICAL

Chassis

crawler

Steering

manual clutches

Brakes

mechanical contracting band

Cab

Open operator station.

Transmission

4-speed unsynchronized gear

JOHN DEERE 40C TRACKS

Size

12 inch tracks (10, 14 optional)

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

56 inches/142 cm

Weight

4,500 lbs/2041 kg/6,000 lbs/2721 kg (with blade)

DIMENSIONS & TRACKS

Wheelbase

56 inches/142 cm

Weight

4500 to 6000 pounds

Description

12 inch tracks (10, 14 optional)

40C SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

Left side of tractor, behind bell housing

1953

60001

1954

62264

1955

66020

Final

71689

BELT PULLEY

Diameter

9.1 inches/23 cm

Width

6.125 inches/15 cm

RPM

1267

Speed

3006 ft/min/916.23 meters/min

ELECTRICAL

Ground

positive

Battery volts

6