Ferguson TE-20

Ferguson TE-20 Technical Specifications

Ferguson TE-20 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1946 – 1948.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ferguson TE-20 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Ferguson TE-20 Production

Manufacturer: Ferguson
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Coventry, England
Total built: 172,185
In 1947 the Standard engine replaced the Continental engine in the TE20, this modified version was named the TEA20.

Ferguson TE-20 Power

Plows: 2 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested): 20.70 hp
15.4 kW
Belt (tested): 25.41 hp
18.9 kW

Ferguson TE-20 Electrical

Ground: positive
Charging system: Lucas generator
Battery volts: 6

Ferguson TE-20 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab: Open operator station with pressed steel seat.
Transmission: 4-speed unsynchronized gear

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 540 (1.125)

Title serial numbers

Location: Instrument panel
1946: 1
1947: 316
1948: 20895
Final: 48000

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Ferguson TE-20? 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.

Ferguson TE-20 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Continental Z-120
liquid-cooled vertical I-head
Displacement: 120 ci
2.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.19×3.75 inches
81 x 95 mm
Fuel use: 2.27 gal/hour
8.6 l/hour
Air cleaner: oil bath
Rated RPM: 1750
Starter volts: 6

Ferguson TE-20 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: unsynchronized gear
Gears: 4 forward and 1 reverse

Ferguson TE-20 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 70 inches
177 cm
Length: 115 inches
292 cm
Width: 63.5 inches
161 cm
Height: 52 inches
132 cm
Operating weight: 2,760 lbs
1251 kg
Ballasted weight: 4,510 lbs
2045 kg

Ferguson TE-20 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 392

Nebraska Tractor Test 392
Gasoline 4-speed 2WD
April 26 – May 10, 1948
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 392 file
Belt power (max): 25.41 hp
18.9 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 2.5 gal/hour
9.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 20.70 hp
15.4 kW
Gear 2 used for power test.
Max pull: 2,650 lbs
1202 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Ferguson TE-20 a good tractor?

The Ferguson TE-20 is one of the great tractors in the Ferguson stable, and it has earned Ferguson a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ferguson TE-20 take?

Check out the Ferguson TE-20 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 Ferguson made the TE-20?

The Ferguson TE-20 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1946 – 1948

Where is the serial number on a Ferguson TE-20?

Lookup instrument panel

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