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David Brown 2D
David Brown 2D reg WMJ 816 at Newark 08 - IMG 3559.jpg
Model history
Model introduced 1956
Model discontinued 1961
Model status Discontinued
Engine Specification
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 14
Power kW 10
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 1200cc
No. of Cylinders 2
Cooling system Air
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type 4 speed 1 reverse
Gearbox make David Brown
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Mid mounted toolbar
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 4.50x15
Rear 6.00x22
Other info
Factories Meltham, West Yorkshire, England
Plow rating Unknown
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The David Brown 2D was built by David Brown from 1956 to 1961 in at Meltham, West Yorkshire, England. It features a 14 hp (10 kW) engine.

Model History

For Company history see
Main article: David Brown

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Variations and Options

  • a range of tools to fit the mid mounted tool bar.
  • A special tractor was built as a Motor tug for pulling Barges for the British Waterways Board, designed to run on the narrow tow path alongside a canal. This was a short wheelbase machine with heavy ballast for traction.

Serial Numbers Information

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built ? ).
1952 First built
1961 Last built No.
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