J.I. Case 40-72

J.I. Case 40-72 Standard-tread tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 40-72 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1921 – 1923.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 40-72 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 40-72 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 41
Original price: $4,000

J.I. Case 40-72 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 40 hp
29.8 kW
Belt (claimed): 72 hp
53.7 kW
Plows: 8-10 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested): 55.14 hp
41.1 kW
Belt (tested): 91.42 hp
68.2 kW

J.I. Case 40-72 Mechanical

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

J.I. Case 40-72 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case
Displacement: 1230 ci
20.2 L
Bore/Stroke: 7.00×8.00 inches
178 x 203 mm
Rated RPM: 800
Starter type: hand-crank
Oil capacity: 58 qts
54.9 L

J.I. Case 40-72 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: J.I. Case
Type: gear
Gears: 2 forward

J.I. Case 40-72 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 124 inches
314 cm
Length: 200 inches
508 cm
Width: 105 inches
266 cm
Height: 110 inches
279 cm
Weight: 21,200 lbs
9616 kg
Ground clearance: 16 inches
40 cm
Clearance (drawbar): 20 inches
50 cm

J.I. Case 40-72 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 90
Kerosene 2-speed 2WD
April 6 – 29, 1923
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 90 file
Belt power (max): 91.42 hp
68.2 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 11.4 gal/hour
43.1 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 55.14 hp
41.1 kW
Max pull: 10,680 lbs
4844 kg


Is J.I. Case 40-72 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 40-72 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 40-72 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 40-72 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 ?

The J.I. Case 40-72 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1921 – 1923

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