1938 John Deere Model E

Engines A to Z: John Deere Model E manufactured by Deere & Co., Moline, Ill.

| October/November 2013

Company: Deere & Co., Moline, Ill.
Model: E
Year: 1938
Horsepower: 1-1/2
Serial number: 346162
Bore: 3-1/2-inch
Stroke: 4-1/2-inch
Weight: 226 pounds
Flywheel diameter: 17-1/2 inches
Flywheel width: 1-1/2 inches
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Ignition: Igniter with low-tension magneto
Additional info: The reproduction cart was made by Robert D. Campbell, Eagle Grove, Iowa. I bought this engine in February 1992. It was a basket case. I spent many hours rehabbing the engine. I had lots of help from Rob Brill from Xenia, Ohio.

Ken Butterworth
2821 Wilmington Road
Lebanon, OH 45036

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