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A DB 990 at Newark VTH show 2008
|Preceded by||David Brown 880|
|Engine make||David Brown|
|Power hp||55 (53 at PTO)|
|Displacement cu in /(litre)||195 cu inches (3.2 litre)|
|No. of Cylinders||4|
|Bore in (mm)||3.94 inches (100 mm)|
|Stroke in (mm)||4 inches (101.6mm)|
|Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged||Na|
|Clutch||Dry twin plate|
|Gearbox make||David Brown|
|Drive||2-WD or 4-WD option|
|Linkage Category||Cat I|
|Tyre Sizes (std/options)|
|Length (inches/metres)||10.5 feet (3.2m )|
|Width (inches/meters)||5' 7" (1.7 m) (min width)|
|Weight (nominal) lb/kg||1723 kg (3800 lbs)|
|Wheelbase||6' 7" (2.0 m)|
|Type of Cab||Safety (optional)|
|Factories||Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK|
|Nebraska Tests No.||Unknown|
|Notes||4-WD option (Selene axle) from 1970|
Model History Edit
- For Company history see
- Main article: David Brown
The 990 was ?
- Introduced in 1965 as a replacement compact model for the ?
Factory locations Edit
- Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK
- See Info box details
Variations and Options Edit
Initially Red with Yellow grill, but in 1968 the colour scheme changed to White and Brown and power now 55 hp.
- High clearance option
- Narrow version
- 4-WD version from 1970 offered using a Selene axle.
Serial Numbers Information Edit
- Can you add any details of build numbers ?
|Year||Serial run||Number Built||Notes (Total built 23285 red + 31350 white versions ).|
|1965||482001||1,831||First built (Red & Yellow)|
|1968||800001||White & Brown|
|1971||831351||Last built No.|
|year||serial no||Number built||Notes|
Little information on any of these tractors in preservation is available.
- Do you know of any more examples to list ?
|Make + Model No.||Reg No. |
|Serial No.||Build-Date||Engine-Type/Make||Owner |
|Photo||Were seen/Featured in||Other info|
|DB 990||sn ?||year ?||DB||owner ?||seen at Hollowell Steam Rally 2010||Fitted with cab|
|DB 990 Selectamatic||sn ?||1968||engine ?||owner ?||seen at Duncombe Park Steam Rally||misc|
|Fill in with your data||?||sn if known||year ?||engine ?||owner ?||
|Please add any tractor with known reg or serial no. with Photo if possible.|
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David Brown 990 Industrial
Fitted with Quickie 2560 front loader
Tractor is fitted with front brakes speedometer
Reg no RNL 280 S =1977 model
See also Edit
- David Brown Tractor Club
- David Brown Museum
- Shows and Meets - Has some museum open day dates & Shows with DB tractors
- Clubs Listing - List of tractor and vintage machinery related clubs.
- Collections - List of private collections - Is your missing ? (add it to the list then create a page for it and share details & photos with others)
References / Sources Edit
External Links Edit