Antique Allis Chalmers Tractor: AC D21
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The D21 was the last of the D Series and the first AC farm tractor with over 100 horse power. It also had a completely new look. The increased horsepower created a need for larger implements to be manufactured including 7-bottom plows.
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Mary wrote on Saturday, July 04, 2009 (PDT): I am looking for an Allison Chalmers calendar and also a photo of AC D21. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Chuck W. wrote on Sunday, May 10, 2009 (PDT):FOR SALE; Alice Chalmers D-21, runs well. Has Disk and Plow. Location; Mtn. Home, ID. contact me at 208-587-4173, thanks
P Manning wrote on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 (PDT):D21 Story; We farmed around 1000 acres of dry farm ground in Idaho. We had 2 series II D21 tractors decked out with duals and the Egging Cab with every possible extra at the time. To this day I can still hear the sound of the deep throaty should of the engine and turbo as it whistled down when we shut off the engines at the end of the day. One experience that I will always remember was a time when we were breaking open ground out of the then Soil Bank program that the government had similar to the CRP program today. We burned the grass off of a 360 acre parcel and began opening the ground with 18 foot and a new 21 foot Geoffery chisel plows. It was an exciting time as the ground had layed dorment for close to 10 years. We sunk the chisel plows deep and started the project. I was pulling the new 21 foot plow for the first time which worked the tractor hard but I never had to take it out of 4th gear. Coming up out of a small raveen I heard a bang and hydraulic oil squirting everywhere over the back of the cab. The D21 had pulled the hitch right off of the frame of the 21 ft plow breaking the hydraulic lines. As we were working together, my dad was driving the other D21 and saw the whole thing from behind. He pulled up, got out of his tractor and said to me, Dang, who would of thought that would happen . We both were smiling as we thought of just how powerful these tractors really were. Needless to say the hitch was not only replaced but reinforced. Those years were an exciting chapter in my life. Wonderful memories.
bob adams wrote on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 (PST):i have a d-21 that needs 2 3/4 inch bull gears and 3 1/4inch bull pinion gears anyone who would know where i could get these please call me at 17122632842
Roger Gehring wrote on Friday, December 26, 2008 (PST):I think I have one of these. It is a deasel motor. Where do I find the serial # and the model # on the tractor. I want to restore it. Right now it only needs an ignition which I can t seem to find.
Kelli Siegman wrote on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 (PST):This is a nice tractor and my daddy wants to get one real bad! This D21 is in real good shape and he might like it for Christmas. Thanks and have a good day! Love Kelli
Darrell C wrote on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 (PDT):Willing to buy a D-21 from any Canadian sources, running or not, would like It to have 3 pth. thanks give me a call at 902-882-3135. Would also consider the eastern sea board of the United States.Thanks
Lance P wrote on Saturday, August 18, 2007 (PDT):looking for a d 21 to buy
gittangus farms wrote on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 (PDT):I looking to buy a d21 and a 220 in real good shape to restore. What is a good deal and what sould a guy be looking for when buying one If any one knows where these are please call 660-295-4614 thank
jeff reed wrote on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 (PDT):im looking for a fair d-21 please e mail photo and prices thanks
Mike Strommen wrote on Saturday, September 02, 2006 (PDT):I have a D21 for sale in western ND. Fair shape. No 3 pt or cab. Everything works.
B Shaffer wrote on Monday, August 14, 2006 (PDT):How much for the D-21?
jim lederbrand wrote on Sunday, June 25, 2006 (PDT):I am looking for a D-21 series 2, restored or unrestored. If you know of one please call me at 217-306-0880. I am located in ill. Thankyou for reading this, Jim lederbrand.
Jade wrote on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 (PDT):What's a D21 worth? High Value, and low Value, thanks! Jade
jim lederbrand wrote on Wednesday, May 03, 2006 (PDT):I am looking for a D-21 series II restored or unrestored. If you know of one please email me. I am located in springfield ILL. Thankyou.
jeff VanDen Bogart wrote on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 (PST):I am interested in buying a D21 if anyone has one for sale or knows anyone who might want to sell one please e-mail me thank You
David Staege wrote on Thursday, February 16, 2006 (PST):In regard to the D21 3500 series block that Iam looking for, serial no. 3D-03200 to 3D-03400. My phone no. is 928-474-4751.
David Staege wrote on Thursday, February 16, 2006 (PST):Iam looking for a good D21 3500 series engine block.Serial no. 3D-03200 To 3D-03400
Luke Roozeboom wrote on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 (PST):I'm looking for a series II D-21 with hydraulics,pto and 3 point. Willing to pay what ever it takes for a good quality tractor. Serious inquries only. phone 1-641-660-4150 if I dont answer leave a message please.
Mark Riegler wrote on Sunday, January 08, 2006 (PST):Looking for a roller on the drawbar of a D 21.
DARRYL KRAUSE wrote on Sunday, December 11, 2005 (PST):Have a series 1 D-21 for sale Serial #1091 flatback with hydrolics,1900 hrs on rebuild,turbo,chrome grill,60%+18.4x34,air conditioning,fender skirts,no rust,spare hood.$4250.Call 360 815 6979 In Lynden,Wa.Have photo's
Don Haase wrote on Thursday, December 08, 2005 (PST):In 1965 I bought a AC D21 ser. 1032.I think it was the 32nd one biult.It was a 1963 model. I biult a cab for it. It looked like a Year-round cab. It had 32.5 rubber and a 3piont & PTO. The rear end went out & the front hubs broke the cluch went.The company helped rebiult the rear end. I was 20 years old at the time It was a real experance for me.Now I am retired.
Dominic Derricks wrote on Monday, November 07, 2005 (PST):I need a series 2, preferably running, and in upper midwest please get back to me.
Doug Newhouse wrote on Wednesday, October 26, 2005 (PDT):I am looking for a D21 in any condition, preferably in Wisconsin or midwest. I would consider anything available in the lower 48.
Edith Bullock wrote on Wednesday, September 07, 2005 (PDT):I am looking for a D21 in Texas or close by, preferrably in working order. Does not have to be restored.
Bill Rock wrote on Saturday, August 27, 2005 (PDT):I am Interested in buying a D21 in any shape i am a mechanic so I can fix or rebuild it if I have to
northside salvage wrote on Tuesday, August 02, 2005 (PDT):if anyone is still looking for a d21 we have 2. you can contract that we restore. if interested contact denny,todd or niel at 618-282-2455 from 8-5 monday thru friday
Matt Higgs wrote on Sunday, July 10, 2005 (PDT):Am looking for a Series 2 D-21 or 220 preferably in one piece, please send comments or any information as to were to locate one.(604) 556 9021
Darryl Krause wrote on Thursday, June 09, 2005 (PDT):Have a Series 2 D-21 for sale.3 point,pto,good runner,24.5x32 rears.$6000 360 815 6979,Lynden,Wa.
Jack wrote on Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (PDT): What year was the first D 21 made
Walter Anderson wrote on Monday, April 11, 2005 (PDT):Know where is a d 21 at if interested e-mail me.
Walter Anderson wrote on Saturday, April 09, 2005 (PDT):Know where there is a d 17 at. If interested can pass on the info. email me at walterasrx700 at netzero.net
Steve DiGiovanna wrote on Wednesday, March 02, 2005 (PST):I live in Illinois and have a D21 that I might be interested in selling. Please e-mail me with questions and or comments. But would be interested if anyone knows the value of the tractor.
nick kramer wrote on Thursday, January 06, 2005 (PST):I'm looking for a D-21 to make into a pulling tractor. Can anyone help me find one? It can be in any kind of condition. thanks
Ruben Richardson wrote on Sunday, January 02, 2005 (PST):I am a very serious and interested buyer of a nice D-21 original or restored. I live in Colorado. 9708480353
Keith Martin wrote on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (PDT):how much linda?
Linda Ney wrote on Monday, September 20, 2004 (PDT):I have an old D-21 tractor that I would love to sell. It still runs, and we still use it. But I don't plan to do my own plowing in the future. Can anyone tell me how much it's worth?
Lanny Schmidt wrote on Friday, September 03, 2004 (PDT):Does anyone know what happened to the d21 promo tractor that went to around to dealers in the mid sixties. It had a two way radio and t.v. and some chrome accesories on it?
Dan wrote on Sunday, August 29, 2004 (PDT):What is an approximate weight of a D21??
mike wrote on Saturday, August 21, 2004 (PDT):like every one else i am also looking for a D21 i have a small farm an use a D17 an a 200 anyone in Indiana plz contact me
DARRYL KRAUSE wrote on Sunday, August 01, 2004 (PDT):I HAVE A SERIES 1 SERIAL #1457 WITH A TURBO FOR SALE.IT HAS A HOLE IN THE BLOCK AND STUCK IN 5TH GEAR.3 POINT,PTO,NO GRILL AS OF YET.60% 24.5X32 REARS AND 11.00 16 FRONTS.GOOD SHEET METAL.WITH A.C.3500 1986 GENERATOR MOTOR WITH 2000HRS. SELL AS PACKAGE FOR $4000.00
Jack K. Haeyes wrote on Saturday, July 31, 2004 (PDT):I love the d21 series of allis chamlars. I think have done a great job maintaining tractor. It looks great. Thanks!!!
william riggan wrote on Friday, July 02, 2004 (PDT):who much do u want for it because i want to buy it thanks
RICK EICK wrote on Thursday, June 24, 2004 (PDT):I AM LOOKING FOR ALLIS CHALMERS MOTOR PARTS FOR A 426 MOTOR.
Darryl Krause wrote on Thursday, June 17, 2004 (PDT):I might have one of my D-21's for sale soon.It is a series 1 with a rod through the side.Serial #1457 Has a turbo on it.24.5x32 60% rubber on back,11.00 16 front 75% 3 point pto,missing grill and fender skirts,ding in fuel tank,rest of metal is straight and no rust.$2750.In Wa.360 815 6979
WILL STREET wrote on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 (PST): I SOLD MY D-21 TO CAGLE'S DAIRY NORTH OF ATLANTA,GA. THIS WILL MAKE A GOOD HOME FOR THIS TRACTOR. THEY WILL USE IT TO PULL WAGONS CARRYING TOURIST, CHILDREN ETC. I AM HAPPY THEY HAVE THE TRACTOR FOR THIS REASON.
WILL STREET wrote on Friday, February 27, 2004 (PST): I HAVE A D21 SERIES III. FOR SALE IT IS SHED KEEP AND IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION 2,O25 ORIGINAL HRS. 3PT.BIG NEW RUBBER ALL THE WAY AROUND,CLEANEST ONE TO BE FOUND ANY WHERE,$15,000 Fairhope,AL.
John Bezemek wrote on Saturday, February 07, 2004 (PST):would like to find a D-21 like the one in the picture. A later model. thanks John
sawport wrote on Tuesday, January 20, 2004 (PST):Looking for D-21 for sale
lonnie wrote on Saturday, December 20, 2003 (PST):I would like to buy one that runs
Louis Zemek wrote on Thursday, December 18, 2003 (PST):I would like some info on purchasing an Allis D-21. I live in Mississippi. Anyone with info please e-mail me at lrzemek5252 at hotmail.com. Thanks!!
Simmie Douglas wrote on Friday, October 24, 2003 (PDT):I was wondering what the going price for a D-21 was,in good condition and if anyone knows where I might find one for sale in east Texas.
Bill wrote on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 (PDT):My dad always wanted a D21. He begged my grandpa to buy one for their farm, but grandpa said that they already had a D17, and that was big enough for them.
Casey Flanders wrote on Saturday, July 05, 2003 (PDT):I am a big D21 fan. My father had one that I rode as a kid. I would love to own one someday. If anyone knows of anyone who owns a D21 in good shape and is interested in selling it, please e-mail me. I would be very interested
Eric Grone wrote on Thursday, April 10, 2003 (PDT):The D21 listed above was sold on April 10, 2003.
Eric Grone wrote on Thursday, April 10, 2003 (PDT):The D21 listed above was sold on April 10, 2003.
Eric Grone wrote on Sunday, March 16, 2003 (PST):I have a 1969 D21 with 3 point and PTO, 20.8.38 tires, near mint condition. Would be willing to sell. If interested, call (402) 375-4635. (Wayne, Nebraska)
Chris wrote on Monday, February 10, 2003 (PST):My father had a D21 on our apple farm when I was growing up. I remember the size and the hp it had....There was nothing that it couldn't pull....A great tractor..would love to find one in fair condition...
Keith wrote on Sunday, January 19, 2003 (PST):If anyone is interested in D-21's, please call me at (519) 741-7177and leave message This is a ontario Canadanumber
ED HELLENBRAND wrote on Thursday, January 02, 2003 (PST):In Wisconsin, looking for a series II, D21 must be in working condition.
DARRYL KRAUSE wrote on Sunday, December 29, 2002 (PST):THIS TRACTOR IS BOB VANDERPLOEG'S FROM LYNDEN,WA. IT RUNS AS GOOD AS IT LOOK'S. THE PICTURE IS TAKEN AT BERTHASEN PARK IN LYNDEN,WA. AT THE ANNUAL THRESHING BEE THE FIRST WEEK IN AUGUST EVEY YEAR.IDENTICAL TRACTOR TO THIS IS KEVIN TEVELDE'S TRACTOR PUTTING OUT 300+ HORSE IN TRACTOR PULLING AND CUSTOM FARMING.
Kim Van Peursem wrote on Sunday, October 20, 2002 (PDT):I would like to purchase a good D-21 and a 220. Never had one, but would sure like one,Phone 712-737-2164
Calvin Schmidt wrote on Tuesday, July 30, 2002 (PDT):The first tractor I purchased when I started farming in 1975 was a D-21 series II serial 3327. I sold it in 1980 at Yoder&Frey in Archibald Ohio. Any help or leads to find this tractor would be appreciated.
Joe wrote on Thursday, June 06, 2002 (PDT):I have my farmland in CRP and no longer use my D-21. Will entertain offers.
drew wrote on Saturday, April 20, 2002 (PDT):D21 look like one TUFF tractor. We have a WD 45 not much comparison, but, would someday like to have a D21. MY father and I would like one to possibly restore or purchase, any D21 will do.
sam wrote on Sunday, April 14, 2002 (PDT):does anybody have a D21 for sale in the nebraska area
Roger Benzing Luana, Iowa 52156 wrote on Friday, April 12, 2002 (PDT): Hauled the first D-21 out of WesT Allis, in the sixtys that was sold in this country, My neighbor has it. always wanted one. Bought a D-21 and a 220 this week . Both goood shape.
Michael Roush wrote on Friday, March 29, 2002 (PST):Recently purchased D-21 II, 3666 original hours with overhaul 300 +/- hours ago. Good rubber, starts and runs good, needs hoses and hydraulic seals replaced. Sheet metal is great shape with exception of grill. Intend to 'play' a little, mow CRP, replace hoses and seals, and eventually restore to orifinal condition. Always wanted one and thought better not pass up opportunity!
M/k wrote on Sunday, March 17, 2002 (PST):My brother and I are looking to restore a D21 does anyone know where to find one must be all together if possible,willing to go the distance
William Corpus wrote on Sunday, March 03, 2002 (PST):I have an early model D21 3-point hitch and turbo has new style head rear end all new bearrings and axles motor has been rebuilt Brand new rebuilt fuel pump (lot of $$ into it) thinking about selling or trading for 220 in same shape runs like a champ starts good and lots of brute power has weights in front and wheel weights in the back.
Roger wrote on Saturday, February 09, 2002 (PST):I am looking to buy an Allis Chalmers D21. Does anyone know where to look? It must have 3-point and power shaft. Good condition...Does anyone know who has one for sale? Thanks!
Phil wrote on Wednesday, January 23, 2002 (PST):Looking for.......A cylinder head for a D-21. Any needles in the haystack??
Bernard wrote on Saturday, September 22, 2001 (PDT):Re; Virgil Bremer You are correct. Allis did make d21 w/ fwa however didn't mass produce them. They worked based on hydraulics to pull the front end. Gilbert Vust, a AC collector, buyer, seller, all around AC fanatic has in his possesion i believe 2 or 3. U can contact him by looking in a phone book of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. U can also ask him about Rally of the Orange in 2004.
Bernard wrote on Saturday, September 22, 2001 (PDT):Re; Virgil Bremer
KEN KABELE wrote on Tuesday, September 18, 2001 (PDT):I AM IN THE PROCESS OF RESTORING A 68 D21 SERIES 2 SER #4011 LOOKING FOR MORE D21 TRACTORS RUNNING NON RUNNING PIECES OR PARTS ANY CONDITION CALL DAYS 888-444-4734 EVENINGS 712-336-4484 THANKS
PUTTS wrote on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 (PDT):I'm lookin' for a D21 with a bad PTO and/or bad hydr. remotes, even if it is in rough condition let me know.
PUTTS wrote on Friday, May 11, 2001 (PDT):This is one tough lookin' tractor!
BILL DITTMAN wrote on Thursday, November 23, 2000 (PST):MY FATHER HAD A SERIES 2 D21 , MOST POWERFUL TRACTOR EVER OWNED , PULLED 6-16 BOTTOMS IN HEAVY SOIL HAD FRONT END COME OFF GROUND IN HEAVY PULLING BUT NEVER DROPPED ANY RPMs . AXLE BEARINGS WENT BAD , STEEL SHAVINGS SATURATED THE WHOLE HYD. SYSTEM , WOULD LOCKUP POWERSTEERING EVEN AFTER DEALER FLUSHED COMPLETE SYSTEM. REAL HORSE!
David Firmin wrote on Tuesday, October 24, 2000 (PDT):What would a D-21 in decent running condition be worth? i may be able to get my hands on one shortly here but i'm not sure whether it is running or not.
Eric Mickelson wrote on Tuesday, October 24, 2000 (PDT):I bought a D-21 at an auction a few years ago. I use it to farm about 300 acres in NW Minnesota. The motor is smooth and uses very little oil. It is a real workhorse. I am a John Deere fan, but would definitely buy another D-21 if I came across the right deal!!
Glenn wrote on Sunday, September 17, 2000 (PDT):The D21 was one of the best-looking machines A-C ever built. Someday I'm going to have one . . .
John Sulkowski wrote on Thursday, August 17, 2000 (PDT):I have several parts for a D21. This includes 2 sets of fenders, hoods, brake parts, pto and 3pt, and many more. I also have a D21 series II in parts with everything to put it back together. If you would like a specific item or would like to hear more about the tractor please reply.
William Corpus wrote on Monday, August 07, 2000 (PDT): I have a early model D21,and I need a fuel injection pump model dcd. If any info. please reply
Wayne Baker wrote on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 (PDT):I'm looking for a D-21 or G Allis Chalmers Tractor. I would one with the manuals with it. It has to run.
Phil Blahut wrote on Sunday, July 16, 2000 (PDT):I am search for a D-21 or AC 220. I have located several and would like some advice on what they are worth fixed up, rough, etc, before I make an offer. Does anyone have a good locator for parts such as hydraulic pumps, fenders, and the rear end. Thanks in advance....Phil
Jim Fenton wrote on Sunday, April 23, 2000 (PDT):I have a 1967 AC D-21 Been Overhauled Appox 19 years ago by neighbor. He got the tractor new in Ill. The kids just used the tractor,putting nothing nor replacing nothing. I purchased the D-21 at a bankrupcy sale for $2250.00 After some work----Alot of time chasing parts, it does run. Now is when the work really comes into play.. you can see where the seals leak, how the breaks hold.. So if anyone has parts or decals, books, manuals, or information an or conversation. I;ld welcome hearing from ya. Thanks for reading this..
matt perry wrote on Monday, April 17, 2000 (PDT):My Dad has a D21 and is restoring it. He needs a hydraulic pump for it. It could be used or anything but he wants one that works.
Phil Blahut wrote on Tuesday, February 22, 2000 (PST):Ok, I can't find a D-21, how about an AC 220? Phil
perry wrote on Monday, December 27, 1999 (PST):i am looking for a D21 running or not or just parts ..
Phil Blahut wrote on Monday, December 20, 1999 (PST):I am interested in buying a D-21. Do you know where a good value is, price, condition, history? 3 point is nice, no cab, but would consider that too. Phil
RON KNARR wrote on Saturday, December 11, 1999 (PST):pump would not be a real problem,but if PST means West Coast fright would be more than the pump,can be rebuilt for around 350.00 plus labor..
Clark Campbell wrote on Saturday, December 11, 1999 (PST):I have a 1970 AC D21 Ser II (127 HP Turbo). Am looking for a 3 stage hydraulic pump either new, overhauled or salvage.
bruce peterson wrote on Wednesday, August 25, 1999 (PDT):anyone have a d21 for sale?
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