Allis Chalmers 18-30

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Technical Specifications

Allis Chalmers 18-30 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1918 – 1921.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Allis Chalmers 18-30 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Production

Manufacturer: Allis Chalmers
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: West Allis, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 1160
Original price: $1,785 (1919 )
Originally named the Allis-Chalmers 15-30, the tractor was renamed 18-30 after the first Nebraska test.

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 18 hp
13.4 kW
Belt (claimed): 30 hp
22.4 kW
Plows: 3
Drawbar (tested): 20.55 hp
15.3 kW
Belt (tested): 33.41 hp
24.9 kW

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 2-speed unsynchronized gear

Title serial numbers

Location: front of shifter on transmission case
1919: 5000
—-: 5006
1920: 5161
1921: 6015
1922: ????

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Allis Chalmers 18-30? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Allis Chalmers
liquid-cooled vertical valve-in-head
Displacement: 460.7 ci
7.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.75×6.50 inches
121 x 165 mm
Fuel system: Kingston L 1.5″ carburetor
Air cleaner: oil bath
Rated RPM: 830
Coolant capacity: 40 qts
37.9 L

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: unsynchronized gear
Gears: 2 forward and 1 reverse
Clutch: hand-operated expanding shoe

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Dimensions

Length: 135 inches
342 cm
Width: 66 inches
167 cm
Height: 68 inches
172 cm
Weight: 6150 lbs
2789 kg

Allis Chalmers 18-30 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 55
Gasoline 2-speed 2WD
August 23 – September 6, 1920
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 55 file
Belt power (max): 33.41 hp
24.9 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 4.6 gal/hour
17.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 20.55 hp
15.3 kW
Fuel use: 3.5 gal/hour
13.2 l/hour
Max pull: 3,500 lbs
1587 kg


Is Allis Chalmers 18-30 a good tractor?

The Allis Chalmers 18-30 is one of the great tractors in the Allis Chalmers stable, and it has earned Allis Chalmers a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Allis Chalmers 18-30 take?

Check out the Allis Chalmers 18-30 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Allis Chalmers made the 18-30?

The Allis Chalmers 18-30 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1918 – 1921

Where is the serial number on a Allis Chalmers 18-30?

Lookup front of shifter on transmission case

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