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
ModelJohn Deere R
Length3,730 mm (146.9 in)
Width2,010 mm (79.1 in)
Height1,980 mm (78 in)
Wheel base2,170 mm (85.4 in)
Weight (operating)3,450 kg (7,606 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity83.3 liters (22 US gal.; 18.3 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement6.8 L, 6,808 cm2, (415.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke146.0 mm X 203.0 mm (5.75 in X 7.99 in)
Compression ratio16.0:1
Horsepower (drawbar)35.5 PS (26.1 kW; 35.0 HP) at 1,000 rpm
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
BrakesMechanical drum
Transmission model
Transmission typeGear type with dry disc clutch
Gears5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.5 kmh (11.5 mph) Reverse: 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity9.0 L (2.4 US. gal, 2 Imp. gal.)
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 typeLive
Rear PTO speed540 rpm
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