|Superseded by||Allis-Chalmers G2|
|Displacement cu in /(litre)||62 cu in|
|No. of Cylinders||4|
|Bore in (mm)||2-3/8 in|
|Stroke in (mm)||3.5 in|
|Factories||Gadsden, Alabama, USA|
The Model G was unique for it's rear-mounted, Continental N62 engine. It was a four-cylinder engine with a 2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inch bore and stroke. The Model G was designed for small farms and vegetable gardeners, and had it's own line of implements specifically designed for it, including ploughs, planters, and cultivators. The design of the Model G allowed for a great view of the belly-mounted implements. Allis-Chalmers later also marketed it under their Simplicity brand as the Simplicity GII.
The Model G was manufactured solely in the factory in Gadsden, Alabama, USA, from 1948 to 1955. 29,976 units were built, which is less than Allis-Chalmers had originally hoped for. The Model G had a 5 gallon fuel tank, weighed 1,285 pounds, and was rated at 10 hp (7.5 kW) at the drawbar (Tested at 10.33 belt and 9.04 drawbar). The engine had a displacement of 62 cubic inches and was rated at 1800 RPMs. The transmission was a non-synchronized three-speed with reverse.
Very few of this model were imported into the UK, its tool-carrier tractor design competed with locally built tractors like the David Brown 2D, the Bean tractor and other similar models built at that time in the niche Market garden market.
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In the UK their is an Allis-Chalmers Owners Club which attends several of the big UK Shows with a display tent and a number of restored tractors and literature displays and club merchandise. They had a tractor display at the Great Dorset Steam Fair 50th anniversary show.
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