John Deere G (1942-1948)

John Deere GThe John Deere G GM is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the Two-Cylinder Letter series. The second generation, known as model GM (“G Modernized”), was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1942 to 1948. The John Deere G is equipped with a 6.8 L (412.5 cu·in) two-cylinder all-fuel engine and a gear type transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The John Deere model G row-crop tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 6.8 L, 6,759 cm2, (412.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated all-fuel engine with 156.0 mm (6.14 in) of the cylinder bore and 178.0 mm (7.01 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 4.2:1. This engine produced 20.9 PS (15.4 kW; 20.7 HP) of output power.

The John Deere G is equipped with manual steering, an open operator station, and 64.3 liters (17 US gal.; 14.1 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere G Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere G
Length 3,490 mm (137.4 in)
Width 1,670 mm (65.7 in)
Height 2,150 mm (84.6 in)
Wheel base
Weight (operating) 2,400 kg (5,291 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 64.3 liters (17 US gal.; 14.1 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type All-fuel
Displacement 6.8 L, 6,759 cm2, (412.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 156.0 mm X 178.0 mm (6.14 in X 7.01 in)
Compression ratio 4.2:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 20.9 PS (15.4 kW; 20.7 HP)
Starter Hand-crank or electric
Oil capacity: 10.4 L (11 US. qt, 9.2 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 41.6 L (44 US. qt, 36.6 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model John Deere
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 20.1 kmh (12.5 mph) Reverse: 5.6 kmh (3.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 24×5, 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 51.5×7, 12×38
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Transmission
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 4.7 L (1.2 US. gal, 1 Imp. gal.)