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Farmall Super BMD
International Super BMD - sn 3063 - ASV 183 at Bernard Saunders WD 08 - IMG 4177.jpg
Model history
Model introduced 1953
Model discontinued 1959
Model status Discontinued
No. produced 1998[1]
Preceded by Farmall BMD
Superseded by Farmall B450
Engine Specification
Engine make International Harvester
Engine model IH BD 264
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp ? hp bhp, ? hp (drawbar), ? hp (belt)
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 264 cu in (4.3 litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 4 inches (102 mm)
Stroke in (mm) 5.25 inches (113 mm)
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual
Clutch 12 in Dry-plate
Gearbox make IH
Forward 5
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) ? inches
Width (inches/meters) variable inches
Height (inches/meters) ? inches
Weight (nominal) lb/kg ? lb
Wheelbase ? inches
Cab Details
Cab Make None
Other info
Factories Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Plow rating Unknown
Approximate Cost new in (year) £ ? 1953 (launch)
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The Farmall Super BMD was built by IH GB from 1954 to 1958 at the Doncaster, England plant and sold nearly 8000 in 7 years. The identical petrol version was the Farmall Super BM (under 2000 were built).

Model History

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The tractor was based on the American Farmall M model, with a diesel engine designed for the UK market and a development of the earlier Farmall BMD.


  • Introduced 1954
  • Discontinued in 1959

Factory locations

  • Built at the IHGB Doncaster factory, as the successor to the UK built Farmall BMD model with a British built engine.


See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options

Serial Numbers Information

The Serial number plate is mounted on the Bellhousing on the near side (Injector pump side)

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[2]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built 7804).
1953 - 848
1954 - 1914 First built
1955 - 2076
1956 - 723
1957 - 1184
1958 - 761
1959 - 298 Last built sn No.?


A few examples have been restored to a very high standard and others are retained in as found condition.

(Do you know of any examples to list) ?
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See also

Collection related info
  • Shows and Meets - events featuring tractors and other machinery
  • Clubs Listing - List of clubs including various tractor marques
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  • Museums - includes museums featuring tractors (please add missing ones)

References / Sources

  1. The Roar of Dust and Diesel - by Mike Teanby, p57
  2. The Roar of Dust and Diesel - by Mike Teanby page 57

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