John Deere R Standard-tread tractor Technical Specifications
John Deere R is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1949 – 1954.
Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere R covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.
John Deere R Production
|Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA|
|Original price||$3650 (1954)|
|The model R was John Deere`s first diesel tractor. The R was the first John Deere tractor with a live PTO, which used a separate clutch.|
|Belt (tested)||48.58 hp|
John Deere R Electrical
John Deere R Mechanical
|Mechanical drum brakes|
|Open operator station.|
Power Take-off (PTO)
John Deere R Engine detail
146 x 203 mm
|Air cleaner||oil bath|
|Starter type||2-cylinder pony motor|
|Gears||5 forward and 1 reverse|
|Oil capacity||9.5 qts|
|The tractor must be stopped and clutch used to shift gears.|
John Deere R Dimensions
|Shipping weight||7400 lbs|
|Operating weight||7603 lbs|
John Deere R Tests
|Nebraska Tractor Test 406|
|Diesel 5-speed 2WD|
April 19 – 28, 1949
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 406 file
|Belt power (max)||48.58 hp|
|Belt fuel use (max)||2.8 gal/hour|
|Max power||43.15 hp|
|Gear 3 used for power test.|
|Max pull||6644 lbs|
|Gear 1 used for pull test.|
Is John Deere R a good tractor?
The John Deere R is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.
How much oil does a John Deere R take?
Check out the John Deere R 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 John Deere made the ?
The John Deere R was an agricultural tractor model made from 1949 – 1954
How much does a John Deere R tractor weight?
Depending on the engine type, the John Deere R weight ranges from 7400 to 7603 pounds .
How much can a John Deere R Pull?
The max pulling capacity of the John Deere R tractors starts at 6644 lbs
3013 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.