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Waterloo Boy R Tractor (1914-1917)

Manufacturer:

Waterloo Boy

Price:

850(USD)

Series:

Model:

R

Factory:

Waterloo, Iowa, USA

Full Specifications

WATERLOO BOY R POWER

Drawbar (claimed)

12 hp/8.9 kW

Belt (claimed)

25 hp/18.6 kW

Plows

3 (14-inch)

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 5.4L 2-cyl kerosene/Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 6.5L 2-cyl kerosene/Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 7.6L 2-cyl kerosene

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company/kerosene/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled/Original engine, used until 1915, Waterloo Boy R serial number 1114 (RA to RD). This horizontal engine design was the basis for John Deere two-cylinder tractor engines used for the following forty-six years.

Displacement

330 ci/5.4 L

Bore/Stroke

5.50x7.00 inches/140 x 178 mm

Compression

3.91:1

Rated RPM

700

Firing order

1-2

Starter type

hand-crank

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company/kerosene/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled/The six-inch bore engine was used on the Waterloo Boy R from 1915 until 1917 (RE to RK), serial number 6728. A detachable cylinder head was introduced at serial number 1610 (RH).

Displacement

396 ci/6.5 L

Bore/Stroke

6.00x7.00 inches/152 x 178 mm

Compression

3.91:1

Rated RPM

750

Firing order

1-2

Starter type

hand-crank

ENGINE DETAIL 3

Description

Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company/kerosene/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled/The final Waterloo Boy model R engine, used from 1917 to the end of production (RM). This engine size continued to be used in the Waterloo Boy model N and the early John Deere model D.

Displacement

465 ci/7.6 L

Bore/Stroke

6.50x7.00 inches/165 x 178 mm

Compression

3.91:1

Rated RPM

750

Firing order

1-2

Starter type

hand-crank

Coolant capacity

34 qts/32.2 L

WATERLOO BOY R ENGINES

Description

Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 5.4L 2-cyl kerosene/Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 6.5L 2-cyl kerosene/Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company 7.6L 2-cyl kerosene

Fuel tank

20 gal/75.7 L

Aux. fuel

1 gal/3.8 L

TRANSMISSION

Type

unsynchronized gear

Gears

1 forward and reverse

Description

Left-hand lever controls forward and reverse gear selection. Foot-operated clutch.

MECHANICAL

Chassis

4x2 2WD

Steering

manual chain and capstan

Brakes

manual

Cab

Open operator station with steel pan seat

Transmission

1-speed unsynchronized gear

WATERLOO BOY R TIRES

Ag front

28 x 6 steel

Ag rear

52 x 10 steel

DIMENSIONS

Length

143 inches/363 cm

Width

72 inches/182 cm

Height

63 inches/160 cm

Weight

6200 lbs/2812 kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Weight

6200 lbs/2812 kg

Front tire

28

Rear tire

52

R SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

Right side of engine, near starting crank

1914

1026

1915

1401

1916

3556

1917

6982

Final

11020

Description

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