J.I. Case 12-20

J.I. Case 12-20 Standard-tread tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 12-20 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1921 – 1924.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 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.

J.I. Case 12-20 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin, USA

J.I. Case 12-20 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 12 hp
8.9 kW
Belt (claimed): 20 hp
14.9 kW
Plows: 2
Drawbar (tested): 17.52 hp
13.1 kW
Belt (tested): 25.54 hp
19.0 kW

J.I. Case 12-20 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 2-speed gear

J.I. Case 12-20 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case
Displacement: 267.3 ci
4.4 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.125×5.00 inches
105 x 127 mm
Rated RPM: 1050
Starter type: hand-crank

J.I. Case 12-20 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: J.I. Case
Type: gear
Gears: 2 forward and 1 reverse

J.I. Case 12-20 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 63 inches
160 cm
Length: 109 inches
276 cm
Width: 58 inches
147 cm
Height: 55.5 inches
140 cm
Weight: 4,232 lbs
1919 kg

J.I. Case 12-20 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 91
Kerosene 2-speed 2WD
April 6 – 17, 1923
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 91 file
Belt power (max): 25.54 hp
19.0 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 3.6 gal/hour
13.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 17.52 hp
13.1 kW
Max pull: 3,150 lbs
1428 kg


Is J.I. Case 12-20 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 12-20 is one of the great tractors in the J.I. Case stable, and it has earned J.I. Case a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a J.I. Case 12-20 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 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 J.I. Case made the 12-20?

The J.I. Case 12-20 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1921 – 1924

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