John Deere M

John Deere MThe John Deere M is a 2WD utility tractor from the Two-Cylinder Letter series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Dubuque, Iowa, USA from 1947 to 1952. The John Deere model M is equipped with a 1.6 L (100.5 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine and unsynchronized gear transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The JD M utility tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 1.6 L, 1,647 cm2, (100.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the cylinder bore and 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.0:1. This engine produced 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) of output power.

The John Deere M is equipped with manual steering, differential mechanical disc brakes, an open operator station, and 37.9 liters (10 US gal.; 8.3 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere M Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere M
Length2,790 mm (109.8 in)
Width1,290 mm (50.8 in)
Height1,420 mm (55.9 in)
Wheel base
Weight1,179 kg (2,599 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity37.9 liters (10 US gal.; 8.3 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement1.6 L, 1,647 cm2, (100.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke102.0 mm X 102.0 mm (4.02 in X 4.02 in)
Compression ratio6.0:1
Horsepower (drawbar)18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP)
Oil capacity:4.7 L (5 US. qt, 4.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:13.2 L (13.9 US. qt, 11.6 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesDifferential mechanical disc
Transmission model
Transmission typeUnsynchronized gear
Gears4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 16.1 kmh (10 mph) Reverse: 2.6 kmh (1.6 mph)
Front tires Ag: 4.00×15
Rear tires Ag: 8×24
Three-Point Hitch
TypeDeere Quik-Tatch
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeTransmission
Rear PTO speed550 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeTouch-O-Matic
Pressure700 psi (48.3 bar)
Total flow4.25 gpm (16.1 lpm)
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1 Comment

  1. Need parts for drawbar {M478T} Especially the cam am400T and the eye bolt am463T can you help me. have looked everywhere. or the drawbar itself. Thank you

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