Heider C 12-20

Heider C 12-20 Technical Specifications

Heider C 12-20 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1916 – 1924.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Heider C 12-20 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Heider C 12-20 Production

Manufacturer: Heider (a part of Rock Island)
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: Rock Island, Illinois, USA

Heider C 12-20 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 9 hp
6.7 kW
Belt (claimed): 16 hp
11.9 kW
Plows: 4
Drawbar (tested): 13.43 hp
10.0 kW
Belt (tested): 24.24 hp
18.1 kW

Heider C 12-20 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Cab: Four-post canopy.
Transmission: 7-speed friction drive

Tracktor Hitch

Type: Heider Plow Lift

Heider C 12-20 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Displacement: 429 ci
7.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.50×6.75 inches
114 x 171 mm
Rated RPM: 900
Coolant capacity: 36 qts
34.1 L

Heider C 12-20 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: friction drive
Gears: 7 forward and reverse

Heider C 12-20 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 96 inches
243 cm
Length: 144 inches
365 cm
Width: 74 inches
187 cm
Height: 96 inches
243 cm
Weight: 6,000 lbs
2721 kg

Heider C 12-20 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 16
Kerosene 7-speed 2WD
May 28 – June 8, 1920
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 16 file
Belt power (max): 24.24 hp
18.1 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 4.3 gal/hour
16.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 13.43 hp
10.0 kW
Gear 1 used for power test.
Max pull: 2,223 lbs
1008 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Heider C 12-20 a good tractor?

The Heider C 12-20 is one of the great tractors in the Heider (a part of Rock Island) stable, and it has earned Heider (a part of Rock Island) a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Heider C 12-20 take?

Check out the Heider C 12-20 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 Heider (a part of Rock Island) made the C 12-20?

The Heider C 12-20 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1916 – 1924

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