Allis Chalmers WD45

Allis Chalmers WD45The Allis Chalmers WD45 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the series. This tractor was manufactured by Allis Chalmers in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA from 1953 to 1957.

The Allis Chalmers WD45 is equipped with one of two engines: a 3.7 L four-cylinder gasoline engine or 3.8 L six-cylinder diesel engine and sliding gear transmission with a wet disc clutch and 4 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The Allis Chalmers WD45 is equipped with manual or power (option) steering, mechanical band brakes, open operator station (Allis-Chalmers Half Cab was available as an option) and 56.8 liters (15 US gal.; 12.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Allis-Chalmers WD45. It is a 3.7 L, 3,704 cm2, (226.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated engine with 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the cylinder bore and 114.0 mm (4.49 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.45:1 for gasoline version or 7.2:1 for LP gas version.
  • Allis-Chalmers WD45D (available after October, 1954). It is a 3.8 L, 3,769 cm2, (230.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 87.0 mm (3.43 in) and the piston stroke is 105.0 mm (4.13 in). The compression ratio rating is 15.5:1.

Allis Chalmers WD45 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Allis Chalmers WD45
Length 3,250 mm (128.0 in)
Width
Height 2,070 mm (81.5 in)
Wheel base 2,230 mm (87.8 in)
Weight 1,810 kg (3,990 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 56.8 liters (15 US gal.; 12.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V, CCA:115 (Gas: one, diesel: two)
Cabin type Open operator station. Allis-Chalmers Half Cab (option)
Engine
Engine model Allis-Chalmers WD45
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 3.7 L, 3704 cm2, (226 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 102.0 mm X 114.0 mm (4.02 in X 4.49 in)
Compression ratio Gasoline: 6.45:1
LP gas: 7.2:1
Horsepower
Torque 390.5 N·m (39.8 kg·m, 287.8 ft·lb)
Starter Electric
Spark plug gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in)
Engine
Engine model Allis-Chalmers WD45D
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.8 L, 3,769 cm2, (230.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 87.0 mm X 105.0 mm (3.43 in X 4.13 in)
Compression ratio 15.5:1
Horsepower
Torque 390.5 N·m (39.8 kg·m, 287.8 ft·lb)-
Starter electric
Oil capacity: 6.6 L (7 US. qt, 5.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 16.0 L (16.9 US. qt, 14.1 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (option)
Brakes Mechanical band
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear with wet disc clutch
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.0 kmh (11.2 mph) Reverse: 5.2 (3.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 16.0 L (4.2 US. gal, 3.5 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 12-28, 13-28
Hitch
Rear hitch Snap-Coupler
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm