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David Brown 885
David Brown 885 N - sn 646996 - at Pickering 09 - IMG 3227
A DB 885
Model history
Model introduced 1971
Model discontinued 1980
Model status Discontinued Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by David Brown 780
Superseded by David Brown ?
Engine Specification
Engine make David Brown
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 43
Power kW 32
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
No. of Cylinders 4
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged Na
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Gearbox make David Brown
Forward 12 ?
Reverse 4 ?
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 1723 kg (3800 lbs)
Other info
Factories Meltham, W. Yorkshire, England
Plow rating Unknown
Nebraska Tests No. Unknown
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The David Brown 885 was built by David Brown from 1971 to 1980 in Meltham West Yorkshire. It had a 43 horsepower (32 kW) David Brown engine.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: David Brown

The history of this item is unknown. Can you help add any history for it ?

Timeline Edit

  • Introduced in 1971 as a replacement compact model for the ?
  • 1976 - Colour scheme swapped to Case White tin & Orange mechanicals
  • 1976 - Q Cab Std for UK market
  • Replaced in 1980 by the David Brown ?

Factory locations Edit

  • Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK

Specification Edit

  • See Info box details

Variations and Options Edit

The 885 was branded "David Brown Case"

  • Low clearance option
  • Weather frame - roof only option
    • optional cladding kit to form a cab (185)
    • canvas side screens by Lambourne (dealer alternative)
  • Cab - optional
  • post 1976 Q cab STD for sound regs
  • Low profile Sekura Cab option


Serial Numbers Information Edit

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Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built ?).
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980  ? built Last 885 built 1980
year serial no Number built Notes

PricesEdit

  • 885 cost £? in ? new

Preservation Edit

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List of Preserved David Brown 885 tractors
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Make + Model No. Reg No.
(if known)
Serial No. Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
David Brown 885 - No. 646996 year ? David Brown owner ? David Brown 885 N - sn 646996 - at Pickering 09 - IMG 3227 At Pickering Steam Rally 2011
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Gallery Edit

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See also Edit

  • Case IH for successor company info
Collectors


References / Sources Edit

David Brown Tractors 1965-1988 (Book), By Anthony L. Heath

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