The History of Farmall Tractors: 1940-1954

Learn how Farmall’s expansion into construction equipment developed alongside the manufacture of quality trucks and farm equipment.

From the engine flywheel house back, nothing is standard M equipment. This prototype boasts larger disc brakes, longer rear axles, and larger axle diameter as well as shorter housings. Engineering set the hydraulic pump inside the rear casing, one more upgrade that would not appear until 1963.
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