Allis Chalmers HD15

Allis Chalmers HD15 Technical Specifications

Allis Chalmers HD15 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1951 – 1955.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Allis Chalmers HD15 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 HD15 Production

Manufacturer: Allis Chalmers
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Springfield, Illinois, USA
Total built: 3,909

Allis Chalmers HD15 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 82 hp
61.1 kW
Belt (claimed): 105 hp
78.3 kW
Drawbar (tested): 104.4 hp
77.9 kW
Belt (tested): 117.7 hp
87.8 kW

Allis Chalmers HD15 Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Steering: hydraulic steering clutches
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 6-speed


Fuel: 91.5 gal
346.3 L
Steering: 10 qts
9.5 L

Title serial numbers

Location: Steering clutch housing or instrument panel
1950: 1
1951: 2
1952: 811
1953: 1858
1954: 2856
1955: 3685
Final: 3909

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Allis Chalmers HD15? 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 HD15 Engine detail

Engine Detail
General Motors
blower diesel
liquid-cooled 2-cycle vertical I-head
Displacement: 426 ci
7.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.25×5.00 inches
108 x 127 mm
Compression: 16.0:1
Rated RPM: 1600
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 20 qts
18.9 L
Coolant capacity: 47 qts
44.5 L

Allis Chalmers HD15 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: constant mesh
Gears: 6 forward and 3 reverse
Oil capacity: 34 qts
32.2 L

Allis Chalmers HD15 Dimensions

Length: 181 inches
459 cm
Width: 96.75 inches
245 cm
Height: 95 inches
241 cm
Shiping weight: 27850 lbs
12632 kg
Operating weight: 30895 lbs
14013 kg
Ground clearance: 14.375 inches
36 cm
Gauge: 74 inches
187 cm

Allis Chalmers HD15 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 464

Nebraska Tractor Test 464

July 17 – August 2, 1951
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 464 file
Belt power (max): 117.7 hp
87.8 kW
Drawbar performance
Max power: 104.4 hp
77.9 kW
Max pull: 29400 lbs
13335 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Allis Chalmers HD15 a good tractor?

The Allis Chalmers HD15 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 HD15 take?

Check out the Allis Chalmers HD15 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 HD15?

The Allis Chalmers HD15 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1951 – 1955

Where is the serial number on a Allis Chalmers HD15?

Lookup steering clutch housing or instrument panel

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