Cletrac HG

Cletrac HG Technical Specifications

Cletrac HG is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1939 – 1951.

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

Cletrac HG Production

Manufacturer: Cletrac (a part of Oliver)
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Total built: 29,930

Cletrac HG Power

Drawbar (claimed): 22 hp
16.4 kW
Belt (claimed): 16 hp
11.9 kW
Drawbar (tested): 21.3 hp
15.9 kW
Belt (tested): 25.3 hp
18.9 kW

Cletrac HG Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 3-speed gear

Title serial numbers

1939: 1GA000
1940: 2GA884
1941: 5GA024
1942: 7GA484
1943: 8GA702
1944: 9GA630
1945: 13GA490
1946: 19GA994
1947: 25GA240
1948: 33GA146
1949: 41GA896
1950: 48GA428
1951: 55GA430

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Cletrac HG? 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.

Cletrac HG Engine detail

Engine Detail
Hercules IXB3
liquid-cooled vertical L-head
Final engine, used from 1950 on.
Displacement: 133 ci
2.2 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.25×4.00 inches
83 x 102 mm
Air cleaner: Vortox
Compression: 6.67:1
Rated RPM: 1700
Starter volts: 6
Coolant capacity: 12 qts
11.4 L (original)
  11 qts
10.4 L (late)

Cletrac HG Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 3 forward and 1 reverse

Cletrac HG Dimensions

Length: 100 inches
254 cm
Height: 50 inches
127 cm
Weight: 3200 lbs
1451 kg
Gauge: 31 inches
78 cm
Gauge: 42 inches
106 cm
Gauge: 68 inches
172 cm

Cletrac HG Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 324

Nebraska Tractor Test 324
113 gasoline 3-speed crawler
August 12, 1939 – August 30, 1938
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 324 file
Belt power (max): 19.4 hp
14.5 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 14.01 hp
10.4 kW
Fuel use: 7.0 gal/hour
26.5 l/hour
Gear 2 used for power test.
Max pull: 2800 lbs
1270 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 434

Nebraska Tractor Test 434
133 gasoline 3-speed crawler
November 11 – 21, 1949
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 434 file
Belt power (max): 25.3 hp
18.9 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 2.3 gal/hour
8.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 21.3 hp
15.9 kW
Gear 2 used for power test.
Max pull: 3940 lbs
1787 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Cletrac HG a good tractor?

The Cletrac HG is one of the great tractors in the Cletrac (a part of Oliver) stable, and it has earned Cletrac (a part of Oliver) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Cletrac HG take?

Check out the Cletrac HG 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 Cletrac (a part of Oliver) made the HG?

The Cletrac HG was an agricultural tractor model made from 1939 – 1951

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