John Deere R

John Deere RThe John Deere R is a 2WD standard-tread tractor from the Two-Cylinder Letter series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1949 to 1954. The John Deere R is equipped with a 6.8 L (415.4 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine and a gear type transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The JD R standard-tread tractor used the John Deere diesel engine. It is a 6.8 L, 6,808 cm2, (415.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 146.0 mm (5.75 in) of the cylinder bore and 203.0 mm (7.99 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.0:1. This engine produced 35.5 PS (26.1 kW; 35.0 HP) at 1,000 rpm of output power (drawbar).

The John Deere Model R is equipped with manual steering, mechanical drum brakes, an open operator station, and 83.3 liters (22 US gal.; 18.3 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere R Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere R
Length 3,730 mm (146.9 in)
Width 2,010 mm (79.1 in)
Height 1,980 mm (78 in)
Wheel base 2,170 mm (85.4 in)
Weight (operating) 3,450 kg (7,606 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 83.3 liters (22 US gal.; 18.3 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.8 L, 6,808 cm2, (415.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 146.0 mm X 203.0 mm (5.75 in X 7.99 in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 35.5 PS (26.1 kW; 35.0 HP) at 1,000 rpm
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical drum
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.5 kmh (11.5 mph) Reverse: 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 9.0 L (2.4 US. gal, 2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-18
Ag: 30×6 (steel)
Rear tires Ag: 14-34, 15-34
Ag: 54×12 (steel)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm