McCormick-Deering Farmall MV 1945
McCormick-Deering Farmall MV 1945
Model history
Model introduced 1942
Model discontinued 1952
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by McCormick-Deering Farmall F-30 Cane Tractor
Superseded by McCormick Farmall Super MV
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model C-248
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 36 belt, 33 drawbar
Governed rpm 1450
Displacement cu in /(litre) 248 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.875 in
Stroke in (mm) 5.25 in
Cooling system water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type sliding gear
Gearbox make International
Forward 5
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category drawbar
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 7.50-20 4-ply
Rear 13.6-38 6-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 147 in
Width (inches/meters) 86 in
Height (inches/meters) 90 in
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 5505 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 25 ft
Wheelbase 92 in
Other info
Factories Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Plow rating 3-14"
Nebraska Tests No. 328
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The Farmall MV was a high-clearance tractor built by the International Harvester company from 1942 to 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Model historyEdit

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The McCormick-Deering Farmall MV was a high-clearance version of the Farmall M, designed for use in sugar cane and other tall crops. Drop-drive axle housings in the rear and arched front axles and larger front wheels added several inches of crop clearance.

Timeline Edit

  • 1939 - McCormick-Deering Farmall M gasoline-powered row-crop tractor introduced
  • 1941 - McCormick-Deering Farmall MD diesel model added
  • 1942 - McCormick-Deering Farmall MV gasoline-powered high-clearance tractor added
  • 1945 - McCormick-Deering Farmall MDV diesel-powered high-clearance tractor added
  • 1946 - brand name shortened from McCormick-Deering to McCormick
  • 1952 - Farmall "M" models replaced by Super M, Super MD, Super MV, Super MDV

Factory locations Edit

Tractor Works, Chicago, Illinois

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • Standard tires
    • Front: 6.00-20 4-ply (1942); 6.00-20 6-ply (1949)
    • Rear: 10.00-36 6-ply (1942); 13-38 6-ply (1949)

Variations and Options Edit

  • Electric starting
  • Pneumatic "Lift-All" implement lift system
  • Optional Tires
    • Front:
    • Rear: 11.25-36, 12-38, or 13-38 6-ply (1948); 12-36 6-ply (1949)

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1942 FBKV50988 60010 Serial no range includes Farmall M-MD-MV-MDV
1943 60011 67423 Number built included with Farmall M
1944 67424 88084
1945 88085 105563
1946 105564 122822
1947 122823 151707
1948 151708 180513
1949 180514 213578
1950 213579 247517
1951 247518 290922
1952 290923 298218
Total built


A number of examples of this model can be seen in museums and at tractor Shows and Meets in the UK and America.

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  • Shows and Meets - events featuring tractors and other machinery
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References / Sources Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wendel, C. H., 150 Years of International Harvester, Crestline Publishing, Sarasota, Florida, 1981

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