The John Deere Model B was the little brother to the Model A and was introduced in late 1934 as a 1935 model. It is important to know what model tractor you have when looking to repair or replace some engine parts . Learn how to tell an unstyled Model B from the Model A and the Model G by looking HERE. The unstyled Model B's can be found with steel wheels as well as rubber tires. Never use the type of wheels as a criterion for determining the model of a tractor.
The Model B was "styled" in 1938 and revised in 1947. Many of the early styled Model B's also appeared with steel wheels, especially during World War II when rubber tires were rationed. Learn how to tell a styled Model B from the Model A, Model G, and Model H by looking HERE.
The Model B can sometimes be found with different front end configurations OTHER than the tricycle. Take a look HERE for some examples. The Model B was also built as a "Standard Tread", an "Orchard Tractor", an "Industrial" and a "Crawler".
The "rowcrop" Model B had three basic configurations over its lifetime: