Allis Chalmers WC

Allis Chalmers WC Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Allis Chalmers WC is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1933 – 1948.

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

Manufacturer: Allis Chalmers
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: West Allis, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 178,202
The Allis-Chalmers WC was the first tractor tested on rubber tires at Nebraska. The WC was styled in 1938, starting at serial number WC74330. The styled WC featured a rounded radiator and larger tires.

Allis Chalmers WC Power

Drawbar (claimed): 12 hp
8.9 kW
Belt (claimed): 21 hp
15.7 kW
Plows: 2
Drawbar (tested): 18.72 hp
14.0 kW
Belt (tested): 25.45 hp
19.0 kW

Allis Chalmers WC Electrical

Charging system: generator
Battery volts: 6
Battery AH: 95

Allis Chalmers WC Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: differential hand-operated mechanical drum
Cab: Open operator station with steel pan seat.
Transmission: 4-speed non-synchronized gear

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 535

Allis Chalmers WC Engine detail

Engine Detail
Used on first 25 tractors built
Displacement: 186 ci
3.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.625×4.50 inches
92 x 114 mm
Starter type: manual crank

Allis Chalmers WC Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: non-synchronized gear
Gears: 4 forward and 1 reverse
Oil capacity: 4 qts
3.8 L
  5 qts
4.7 L (with PTO)
Oil type:

32oF [0oC]^ : SAE140
32oF [0oC]v : SAE90

Operated via gearshift lever and foot clutch. Fourth gear was not recommended for tractors equipped with steel wheels.

Allis Chalmers WC Dimensions

Length: 136 inches
345 cm
Width: 76 inches
193 cm
Height: 63 inches
160 cm
Ground clearance: 29 inches
73 cm (rear axle)
Rear tread: 65 to 76 inches
165 to 193 cm

Allis Chalmers WC Weight
Shipping: 2,700 lbs
1224 kg (steel)
  3,300 lbs
1496 kg (rubber)
Operating: 3,190 lbs
1446 kg (steel)
  3,792 lbs
1720 kg (rubber)
Ballasted: 4,545 lbs
2061 kg

Allis Chalmers WC Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 223
Distillate 201 4-speed 2WD
May 2 – 16, 1934
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 223 file
Belt power (max): 21.48 hp
16.0 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 2.1 gal/hour
7.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 14.36 hp
10.7 kW (steel)
  19.17 hp
14.3 kW (rubber)
Gear 2 (steel); 4 (rubber) used for power test.
Max pull: 1,921 lbs
871 kg (steel)
  1,735 lbs
786 kg (rubber)

Nebraska Tractor Test 303
Distillate 201 4-speed 2WD
May 31 – June 14, 1938
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 303 file
Belt power (max): 25.45 hp
19.0 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 2.6 gal/hour
9.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 18.72 hp
14.0 kW (steel)
  20.41 hp
15.2 kW (rubber)
Max pull: 2,599 lbs
1178 kg (steel)
  3,054 lbs
1385 kg (rubber)
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Allis Chalmers WC a good tractor?

The Allis Chalmers WC 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 WC take?

Check out the Allis Chalmers WC 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 ?

The Allis Chalmers WC was an agricultural tractor model made from 1933 – 1948

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