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John Deere Model 40
General Specification:
Years Produced: 1953-1956
First Serial Number: 60001
Last Serial Number: 77906
Total Built: 18,000 (approx.)
Price, New: $1500 (1954)
Horsepower (rated)DrawbarPTO/Belt
Gasoline22.424.9
Tractor Fuel19.020.9
Engine Displacement:
4.00"x4.00"100.5ci
Engine Rated rpm:1,850
Wheels/Tires, StandardTires
Rear:9.0x24
Front:5x15
Length (inches):114.3
Height to Radiator (inches):56.0
Weight (pounds):2,750
Transmission
Speeds Forward4

JD 40
Here's a fine looking JD 40, owned by Jack Adams of East Bend, NC.
JD 40 Hi-Crop
This JD 40 Hi-Crop was gazed up at in Sept. '98 at the Nittany Antique Machinery Assoc. (NAMA) show in Centre Hall, PA.
JD 40 w/ belly mower
This JD 40 with belly mower was also seen at the NAMA show in Centre Hall, PA in Sept. '98.
'JD 40 Hi-Crop
This 40 Hi-Crop was photographed at Expo X in Waterloo, IA. Year and owner unknown.


Additional JD 40 information:

More pictures on John Deere Early Number-Series Tractors page.



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