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Antique Allis Chalmers Tractor: AC Styled WC

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The WC was the first highly successful tractor. During development it was simply called the Model W. When it went public in 1933 it was called the Model W All-Crop and by 1934 had the final name of Model WC. More than 178,000 WC's were purchased by farmers between 1933 and 1948.

AC Styled WC Tractor


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Comments on this Tractor

Steve Sorrells wrote on Saturday, October 05, 2013 (PDT):
  • In the late 50 s when I was 11 or 12 Daddy had a Allis Chalmers CA a WC. After I learned to drive, he would pull a JD 4 disc tiller with the WC and I would pull one with the CA to turn land. When I got a little older I would turn land with the WC while Daddy worked a public job. I remember the WC had hand brakes only, the seat was off center to the right and the tiller had a manual lift so when you turned to the left you would reach back and grab the rope to trip the tiller lift while turning the steering wheel to the left. This would throw you even further to the right away from the left brake handle. You would have to really stretch to reach the brake lever to help with the turn. Quite a struggle for a 13 or 14 year old kid. I thought I was in heaven in 61 when he traded both in on a new JD 2010 with power steering and hydraulic connections so we could use a hydraulic cylinder lift.
    jerry elledge wrote on Thursday, April 25, 2013 (PDT):
  • I JUST PURCHASED 1947 WC ALLIS. DOSENT HAVE A 3 POINT ON IT. IS THERE A way to put 3 point on it and if there is and someone knows of a used one I would appreciate it. I kind of the like the color orange to.
    Patricia Olmstead wrote on Thursday, November 17, 2011 (PST):
  • I have an old AC with steel wheels. Have no idea of the SN, my Uncle s Dad bought it new, I believe, in 1946. He had to ride it from Kansas City to Worland, MO and took him 3 days to get it home. Any suggestions on how to furter identify it. My Uncle, before his death, placed it on a concrete slab that is in my front yard.
    Charles Hembree wrote on Saturday, July 31, 2010 (PDT):
  • My son has just traded for an old iron wheel rear Allis-Chalmers. Serial # WC95000. Anyone interested contact me and i will send pics.
    PAUL W GILLULY RI. wrote on Monday, July 12, 2010 (PDT):
  • TRYING TO ADAPT ELECTRONIC IGNITION TO A 1952 ALLIS CHALMERS I THINK ITS A WD BUT MAY BE WC HOW DO I FIND THE DIFFERENCE THIS ONE HAS A MAGNITO WHERE IS THE SERIAL # AND MODEL
    Richard Scoggins wrote on Saturday, July 03, 2010 (PDT):
  • I have a old at 46 WC roadgrade with 10ft blade. It s complete and runs. How do I go about putting a price on it
    Abnotokenemok wrote on Friday, February 26, 2010 (PST):
  • Hes no danger to anyone. He was looking at Francisco. He answered, I dont know. It cost eight million dollars. There are other issues involved, besides questions of fact. They wont tell me, but I know. The public has been demanding economy. It has ceased to disturb me, long ago.
    L. D. Bud Milliorn wrote on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 (PST):
  • llis Chalmers tricycle type tractor with Tractor Number 01077 near the gear shift lever, this is a 4 cylinder engine, rear tires are 10;00 x 24, the front looks like maby a 16 inch rim, the dual PTO is behind the transmission. It does have a electric starter. I need a MODEL for this tractor, I have seen a picture of a WC and a WD. THANKS for your help.
    Jim Van Cise wrote on Monday, February 15, 2010 (PST):
  • I have a Case SC narrow front end with hand clutch. I believe it is a 1951. I have new discs for the brakes but I can t seem to figure out how to disassemble the the brakes to get the new discs installed. Can anyone help me with this I would appreciate any help from anyone. Thanks, JIm
    ED .R. wrote on Saturday, February 13, 2010 (PST):
  • ANYONE OUT THER KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT AN RC CHALMERS I THINK IT WAS IDENTICAL TO THE WC BUT WITH A SMALLER ENGINE. POSSIBLY ATE SAME ENGINE AS THE MODEL C TRACTOR.
    ronald schmidt wrote on Thursday, September 24, 2009 (PDT):
  • need some information for step-down trans. in my 47 wc allis,jumps out of under drive on hard pull
    adam hawker wrote on Sunday, August 23, 2009 (PDT):
  • I know a local farmer and he invited me to look in his barn at an old tractor.And there stood a Allis Chalmers WC we are now looking to restore the beast. I want to find out how much as a rough guide would this sell for when complete many thanks adam
    Joan Benscoter wrote on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 (PDT):
  • I have 2 Allis Chalmers that look similar to the one pictured. One the motor will turn over and the other one will note. I found the numbers 1328 and 1558 on the tractor the motor will turn over. Are these model numbers or am I reading them wrong I also have a set of steel wheels. Can anyone answer my question.
    Joan Benscoter wrote on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 (PDT):
  • Hello. What are the model numbers and serial numbers of the AC WC Tractors I have a tractor that looks like the picture but not sure of the vintage. How can I identify the year Thank you Joan Benscoter
    mohsen wrote on Thursday, June 18, 2009 (PDT):
  • Dear Sir We are a company from Cairo Egypt for importing used trucks cars 1 ton limit regular cap for cutting, dismantle like Isuzu - Toyota so can we get the names of the companies in California witch can provide us with used trucks cars pick-up beginning from 1984; 1998 such as junk yards, scrapes in a good quality and good price and this place has to cut, dismantle, pack in his place specially that we shall come to America at the end of this month. Also can the owner of the place arrange a hotel or flat plus a car for moving We can take monthly about fifty trucks at less. Thank you Best regards Manager / Mohsen Moussa
    glenn burbridge jr. wrote on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 (PDT):
  • We have an old 1949AC tractor parts; transmission, frame, rear end, hub and front end. Is anyone interested in these parts They are in fair condition. Can call 740-668-4303
    william cousino wrote on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 (PDT):
  • yesterday tractors is a good place to get parts for wc and others we just restored a 1935 unstiled wc rebuilt the engine and put new seals and fix all the dents and just painted it
    jim rogers wrote on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 (PDT):
  • looking to identify model 56 ih corn planter, ser # 1111, like brand new , fresh out of grandpas barn
    Bill wrote on Wednesday, March 05, 2008 (PST):
  • I have a 1939 allis chalmers grader tractor WC93600. Looking for a grader blade---any help would be greatly appreciated.
    jenielle deiss wrote on Friday, December 14, 2007 (PST):
  • i got a wc i just started pulling this year. my dad paints tractors so all our allis s look really good. it looks like this one needs some work.
    Russell Bishop wrote on Monday, September 10, 2007 (PDT):
  • After WW2 I worked for a dealer who put grill,radeator,hood fenders new style on older flat top WC s they came in unstyled and went out stream lined.In 1953 we started a dealership with a loan of one thousand dollars .WD s were just turning into WD45 s it was a sad day for us dealers when Allis Chalmers went out of business.
    John Maupin wrote on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 (PDT):
  • i got a 42 wc i need to get the fuel tank fixed in one corner hasn t run in for years and it got good combresion
    JRC wrote on Saturday, April 21, 2007 (PDT):
  • I HAVE TWO WC s A 37 AND A 45 THE 45 I USE TO PULL WITH AND THE 37 IS A UNSTYLED THAT WAS MY FATHERS THAT I AM RESTORING I AM LOOKING FOR 2# STAMPED STEAL REAR WHEELS
    Glen Boland wrote on Sunday, April 15, 2007 (PDT):
  • I am looking for an Allis Chalmers 1937model. It has WC57255 stamped on the axel housing. It and two more wc s were owned by my dad. He bought them new and had 3 AC combines behind them. This was the first combine in Ste. Genevieve county Mo.. Dad used them to do custom work for years. Dad lived in Minnith Mo. The tractor was running as late as 1969, just as strong as it did new. I have looked foer this tractor for years. If anyone knows about this tractor, please let me know. Thanks
    Hester wrote on Friday, March 23, 2007 (PST):
  • We have a nice running 1938 WC Allis and would like to know the value of this old tractor. If you have any information on the value please call 864-489-3051.
    Bob Easterbrooks wrote on Friday, October 20, 2006 (PDT):
  • My dad farmed with one fof many years I have one I will try to restore
    Rocky wrote on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 (PDT):
  • I inherited (2) Allis-Chalmers tractors from my Dad in fair condition. Will sell for a fair price.
    Steve wrote on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 (PDT):
  • I'm looking to fix a tractor like this one for fair
    randy keene wrote on Friday, September 08, 2006 (PDT):
  • I recently purchased a 1947 wc in excellent condition with new tires and good paint. i am new to tractor collecting and have three units total. i also have a mid fifties ferguson and a farmall 300 both in good condition. antique tractor collection appears to be a fun disease.
    Lois wrote on Sunday, June 18, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a WC that my father-in-law gave to my husband about 35 years ago. My hubby restored it at the time but it needs to be re-done. He used it extensively before parking it - unfortunately - outside in the weather. Hubby passed away last fall and I would like to sell the tractor. It was running in 2003 when we moved - he drove it down the shoulder of the highway to our new place. Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota.
    LancasterPA Jon wrote on Friday, June 09, 2006 (PDT):
  • AC's are in my blood line; Grandpa (pronounced Gram Paw in my youth) owned a WD, at least one WC, 2 Bs (one with a sickle bar mower seemingly a permanent fixture and the other alternating cultivators and a 2-man planting platform for tobacco seedling transplanting) and my favorite Model G with the manual quadrant-raised front and rear cultvators. My cousin and I could easily pop wheelies by letting the clutch out quickly. (Please! Do not try this at home!) Our 70-pound physiques could not counter-balance that rear engine and Grandpa didn't employ the optional weight which mounts over the steering gear (I didn't know that part even existed until a couple of years ago when I saw one on a show tractor) What a great view of the row this little tractor offered the driver! It was a nearly perfect cultivator rig and many local owners considered it a must for raising tobacco. I think that's why so few have the plows or other available attachments. Sadly, most of the tractors were destroyed in an arson barn fire around 1970.
    Mary in Mo. wrote on Saturday, May 06, 2006 (PDT):
  • We have a 1947 WC that we had running last summer. We had to pull it with my four-wheeler to get it started because we thought the starter was out. We recently brought it in town to sell it and the motor is froze up. Can we break this motor loose by squirting some oil into the cylinders and replacing the plugs. Please I need your help with this for we are selling it for my mom to pay bills off. Thank you.
    Thomas N. Martin wrote on Sunday, April 09, 2006 (PDT):
  • I remember this tractor fondly. Grandpa bought one new and I used to ride with him...until one day I fell asleep and fell off! Thats was the end of riding, Mom threw a fit. Today that tractor is in my possesion and am currently restoring. My main interest is to install wide front.
    Michael Davy N.Z wrote on Saturday, April 08, 2006 (PDT):
  • I have a 1932 i think. It looks like WC tractor but early guards only crank start no starter motor spoke wheels at the back only. If any body got any informaion it would kindly appreciated I had it fireing but not going i since pull the head off and misplace the push rods and mag if any body has these parts and want to sell or any has any information on these tractors are they rare. Please email at vickiandmichael at clear.net.nz
    slowride wrote on Sunday, February 26, 2006 (PST):
  • Hello. does anyone know where I can get one of those neat foot brake conversions for a '34 wc? I'm on a budget, and any help would be appreciated. please email me if you have any info on this.
    carl bess wrote on Saturday, November 26, 2005 (PST):
  • I saw you picture of the Allis Chalmers WC and was replying that is own one. The WC that i have is my fathers which he owned and farmed with this tractor up until 1958. He kept this tractor around just for his garden and give this tractor to me a few years ago. My son and i are planning on restoring this tractor in the next couple of years
    Dave wrote on Friday, September 23, 2005 (PDT):
  • I am restoring a 1939 WC but can't seem to locate a set of original rear wheels (11-28's). If anyone has a set for sale or something similar that will fit please let me know.
    Eric wrote on Friday, September 16, 2005 (PDT):
  • I just purchased a WC. I have not yet checked the serial # but here is what I do know so far, please help me identify the year of this tractor. It was originally on steel, it has a very small gas tank up by the radiator and a large kerosene tank near the driver. It has the "side blaster" manifold. I have never before seen a kerosene WC, please help.
    josh wrote on Sunday, September 11, 2005 (PDT):
  • 1942 wc complete for sale
    Dave Black wrote on Wednesday, August 24, 2005 (PDT):
  • I purchased a 1934 AC WC, it looks different, mine has a oval gas tank, the radiator is brass w/the lettering right in the brass. It has a cast iron belly pan,narrow front,hand brake levers,has implement hooks on the front, I have pics to email, it has all rubber,trying to get the crank pully off so I can get the timming cover off, Help.
    Whitie wrote on Monday, August 22, 2005 (PDT):
  • Looking to buy Allis Chalmers B .C WC WD to restore for the fun of it ;retired; Whitie
    Butch Hull wrote on Friday, June 03, 2005 (PDT):
  • I have a 1937 unstyled WC with the original wide front end on it . It runs great the tractor metal is real clean . Plowed with it this spring . Can any one tell me what this machine is worth. I understand that these are rare with this front end on it. I have looked in books and all over it talks of there rarety but tells nothing of its value. I caught a place once that said just that front end alone is worth $2000.00 . I am sending it through the paint parlor in about two weeks. Can any one tell me what it is worth please . Thank you all for this great site.
    kelly wrote on Sunday, March 13, 2005 (PST):
  • I have an AC '39 WC not in the greatest of condition. Hasn't ran in years, but every thing is there. Anyone interested or know if it is worth anything?
    Robert wrote on Thursday, February 17, 2005 (PST):
  • you can also find serial numbers on this site www.ytmag.com/cgi-bin/snlookup.cgi?mf=AC&md=WC
    Robert wrote on Thursday, February 17, 2005 (PST):
  • AC serial numbers can be found at allischalmers.com/serials.html They don't guarntee the accuracy though.
    WCPULLER wrote on Thursday, February 17, 2005 (PST):
  • HI I HAVE A 42 ALLIS CHALMERS WC. I LOVE IT MAN CAN THAT THING PULL. IT JUST PUT A WD45 ENGINEE IN IT, POWER STEERING OF MY DAD 45. FARMALL F-20 RIMS (16.9X38) MAN SHE THE BEST TRACTOR I SEEN. I'LL NEVER TRADE HER ON ANYTHING ELSE
    Meredith Miller wrote on Sunday, February 13, 2005 (PST):
  • I have a 1947 wc ser. #wc16302 Tin work is in good shape,new water pump, new plugs ,plug wires,muffler,& 8v. battery. Also carb. kit. Asking $1200. Phone # 217-519-0412 Decatur,Il.
    Michelle wrote on Sunday, February 06, 2005 (PST):
  • Correction to previous entry...The tractor # is incorrect. Actual #039093
    Michelle wrote on Sunday, February 06, 2005 (PST):
  • My Daddy recently purchased an AC-W model #093. We are having a lot of trouble determining the year and other info. Can anyone help?
    Kevin wrote on Saturday, December 04, 2004 (PST):
  • I'm considering buying a 1945 WC in good condition. it has a PTO, but no three point hitch. I'd like to know if the PTO is independant, if there's some after market 3-point hitch that I could put on it, and if a front end loader could be mounted on it. Thanks.
    RJ wrote on Wednesday, December 01, 2004 (PST):
  • I have a 1938 WC for sale half way restored needs a some tlc but runs strong and drives great has 2 new frount tires 1 new rear tire the 1 old rea tire has 80% tread left 1500.00
    Gerald Slaton wrote on Sunday, October 17, 2004 (PDT):
  • I have a WC serial # WC91193.It has been sitting for a few years.I just bought a starter and two tires.I decided to sell it.I live in Northeastern Pa.Not sure what it is worth.My father is going to get it back running this week.Could anyone tell me if it is a desirable collectors item?
    Trav wrote on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 (PDT):
  • Can anyone tell me how much an Allis Chalmers WC should weigh, about?
    Herb wrote on Saturday, October 09, 2004 (PDT):
  • OK.Finally scraped down to a number today on an AC WC. It's W1796030. Anyone know the date of this tractor? It's for sale!
    Alli wrote on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 (PDT):
  • i am currently getting ready to restore a WC. if any one has any helpful hints or ideas please let me know soon.
    shaun esbenshade wrote on Sunday, September 19, 2004 (PDT):
  • Hello, i need to know what fluids go into the timeing gears on my allis chalmers wc. i also need to know what fluids would go into the "pumpin" in the back. would it be gear fluid? please get back to me it would be appreciated.
    Jack wrote on Monday, August 02, 2004 (PDT):
  • Andy look on the side of the trany to find the bilt date. If it is a 1935 then it would have come out on steel.
    Andy wrote on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 (PDT):
  • I am trying to identify an Allis. I was told it is a 1935 WC. I'm not sure where to find the number. Also did it come with front and rear steel wheeles?
    Jacob wrote on Monday, June 21, 2004 (PDT):
  • This was the first tractor picture I ever looked at on Tractor Shed.com
    DANIEL BACK wrote on Friday, May 28, 2004 (PDT):
  • HI I JUST BOUGHT A ALLIS CHALMERS WC TRACTOR AND I AM TRYING TO RESTORE IT AND I NEED TO KNOW WHAT YEAR IT IS SOMEONE TOLD ME THAT IT WAS A 1930 FROM WHAT I HEARD IT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST ALLISES THAT CAME OUT WHITH RUBBER TIRES ANY ONE WITH ANY INFO PLEASE E-MAIL ME AT DAN,SATOMOTIVE at YAHOO.COM
    DANIEL BACK wrote on Friday, May 28, 2004 (PDT):
  • HI I JUST BOUGHT A ALLIS CHALMERS WC TRACTOR AND I AM TRYING TO RESTORE IT AND I NEED TO KNOW WHAT YEAR IT IS SOMEONE TOLD ME THAT IT WAS A 1930 FROM WHAT I HEARD IT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST ALLISES THAT CAME OUT WHITH RUBBER TIRES ANY ONE WITH ANY INFO PLEASE E-MAIL ME AT DAN,SATOMOTIVE at YAHOO.COM
    William Fairbairn wrote on Friday, May 28, 2004 (PDT):
  • Does anybody know where I can get rear wheel wedges for a allis chalmers speed patrol model WC?
    SHAUN ESBENSHADE wrote on Tuesday, May 25, 2004 (PDT):
  • COULD ANYBODY HERE PLEASE TELL ME WHAT THE HORSEPOWER OF AN ALLIS CHALMERS WC WOULD BE? THANKS I APPRECIATE IT
    chad mobley wrote on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 (PDT):
  • i just bought my grandpa's 1945 wc with my great great aunt and uncles 5 foot under the belly sickle mower it is halfway bolted on but pulley's won't line up not sure what to do without modifications to mower does any body have pictures or any ideas
    shaun wrote on Sunday, May 02, 2004 (PDT):
  • hey everyone i am about to get a A-C WC. it doesnt run though. i would appreciate if i could get info on the tractor and if it is a good tractor . also how much horse power and long and tall is it . thanks email me at rebelhunter706 at aol.com
    Kathleen Gaisler wrote on Monday, April 12, 2004 (PDT):
  • We have a '36 Allis-Chalmers WC we are selling this weekend in Newville PA at an auction (also a Ferguson and lots of other stuff). E-mail if interested for more info.
    bob wrote on Sunday, April 04, 2004 (PDT):
  • I just bought a wc--seems to be running pretty good-gas leaks from carb if not shut off at sediment bowl--tin a bit wrinkled/ and some is holy--how do i figure the year do i have to spend 30$ everytime i buy a manual? are there people out there who would want this for its antique value-- i just needed a loader and this one has a nice heavy duty loader mounted to it, so would willingly trade for an equally serviceable newer tractor
    Bill wrote on Sunday, February 22, 2004 (PST):
  • Anyone know what a nice original 1944 WC, NF is worth? It is a super nice tractor, all original, even the 6 Volt system. The mag, starter, and generator have all been re-built. Someone care to make a bid?
    Bill wrote on Sunday, February 22, 2004 (PST):
  • Anyone know what a nice original 1944 WC, NF is worth? It is a super nice tractor, all original, even the 6 Volt system. The mag, starter, and generator have all been re-built. Someone care to make a bid?
    Dan wrote on Thursday, February 05, 2004 (PST):
  • Hi, my name is Dan, I have a 36 WC with narrow front end and I want the wide front end, does anyone know where I could find one?
    Tom wrote on Sunday, February 01, 2004 (PST):
  • Would like to know what a WC on steel wheels is worth? The engine is free but has not been run for years. Needs restoration. Thanks
    dennis maynor wrote on Tuesday, January 13, 2004 (PST):
  • hi im dennis i have a 1933 wc model allis chamler that i want to sell if u are intrested please e-mail me.
    rickp wrote on Sunday, December 14, 2003 (PST):
  • I have a good running wc I would like to trade for an oliver
    Chris wrote on Sunday, October 26, 2003 (PST):
  • Could anyone tell me whether it is a seal or a gasket on the crankshaft on the back of the motor of a 1945 or 1946 WC? And how do you intsall the gasket or seal around the crankshaft, are there any problems to be aware of and how difficult is it to do myself?
    Bob wrote on Saturday, October 11, 2003 (PDT):
  • Just acquired an AC...with a serial number beginning "W", no other markings..Since I am a Farmall Guy, I have little experience with the ac..any idea what I might have ? It needs a lot of work, narrow FE.Looks like it might hasve had solid rubber wheels in front..hand brakes..straight exhaust..maybe missing front cowling of radiator,looks might solid..no pto..any infor appreciated.
    Butch Hull wrote on Wednesday, October 01, 2003 (PDT):
  • I have a 1937 unstyled Allis all restored with a allis roto baler behind it all restored they love it in shows , I have just aquired a unstyled wide front end 1937 Allis how many of them were made never seen any before,has any one got an idea? What can one get out of of these ? not going to sell just wondering.
    Jerry VerSteegh wrote on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 (PDT):
  • My father bought his first tractor, a WC, in 1936. My mother said I took my first step the day dad brought home the new tractor. My dad farmed all his life with what was intended as a temporary barn. When he bought the WC his father said, "You won't be needing so many horses now, so you don't need a fancy barn either." I started driving the WC before I was strong enough to start it with the hand crank. I was a tall, skinny kid and could just barely reach the clutch. I remember the hand brake handles had been welded several times, because occasionally when dad turned around at the end of the field he would jerk back on the hand brake with enough force that the handle would break off. I know it originally came with steel wheels, but he soon put on rubber tires. We used to pull an old steel wheel behind the tractor to smooth out the gravel in the driveway. When dad bought a brand new WD, I thought it was the finest piece of machinery ever invented. I loved to drive it, but cultivating corn was a nightmarish experience. I could never say awake on those hot june days. When I went away to college, dad bought a manure scoop for the front of the WD.
    Blaine Schettler wrote on Saturday, June 28, 2003 (PDT):
  • My mom has a 1944 WF and wants to sell it, It runs but like most tractors that age the paint has faded and tires have wear. Looking for a web site that gives prices
    steve redelman wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 (PDT):
  • I WOOD TO BUY WC1939 ARE WC45 1945 ARE 58 ARE D17 1958 ARE D21 CAN ANYONE HELP ME
    steve redelman wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 (PDT):
  • I WOOD TO BUY WC1939 ARE WC45 1945 ARE 58 ARE D17 1958 ARE D21
    lisa wrote on Thursday, April 10, 2003 (PDT):
  • I have inherited a piece of property that has been in my famiy for several years there is a very old allis chambers in a shed that belonged to my dad we are unsure of the year etc.... I can remember my dad saying that it was a 1933 but I have had several people argure that i would like to know how i can find out what year that it is and what it is worth ? anyone with any information that can help me please e-mail me at GETALIFE783 at aol.com any information would be greatly appriciated thank you
    Albert wrote on Monday, March 24, 2003 (PST):
  • I have a WC with a mounted cultivator. The fenders have some dents,rear tires are brand new.Seriel # 78579; can someone tell me how old,history,info,and value on this tractor?
    Erin Barham wrote on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 (PST):
  • We have several AC WC's we pull about 5 of them. we also have a AC B AND A UC AND 2 WF'S. We also have a case cc that we pull.
    shannon blythe wrote on Wednesday, October 09, 2002 (PDT):
  • I have a 1935 wc pulling tractor and a 1937 unstyled wf.My puller has seen three engine rebuilds,and is now better than 85 horsepower.Lots of work, and lots of time has been spent on this one.I am 25 now when my father bought it for me i was 11.Fourteen years with my WC,and still love to take it out and giver HELL.P.S. Ihave lots of sources for styled and unstyled parts
    Everett wrote on Saturday, September 14, 2002 (PDT):
  • Have a 1940 just like this one, was gonna sell it for 700.00 but after reading all these i'm having second thoughts.
    Gordon wrote on Sunday, June 30, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am looking to purchase an old style WC, running or with a little bit of tinkering to get in running condition. Located in NW Iowa. Please mail me if you are willing to sell.
    angie waner wrote on Saturday, May 25, 2002 (PDT):
  • I have an older ac that my grandpa said i could get running.all i have is a serial # wc152812. if n-e one could help me with year, so i could find a manual to get it running.and/or some info on getting it preped for starting. thxs angie. kansas
    trevor Grant wrote on Friday, May 24, 2002 (PDT):
  • nice ac. this is the very kind that i am looking for to buy. old ones is what i want with the double wheels close together in the front. wanna sell it
    Joel wrote on Tuesday, May 07, 2002 (PDT):
  • I found an AC that looks like this but it's a wide front and the guy said it's an orchard modle. Is there such a beast?
    Kevin wrote on Thursday, April 18, 2002 (PDT):
  • My Dad and I just finished restoring a 1947 Wc,and in my opinion it was the best Chalmers model.It's strong,powerful ,and relatively simple.Heck we didn't even have to do much since it ran like it was new. Thanks Kevin from Ct
    ron wrote on Monday, February 04, 2002 (PST):
  • i have a 42 and 47 allis chalmers model wc
    Jeff Sinn wrote on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 (PST):
  • I alos have a 47 WC. I am currently fixing it up and am having problems finding rims. If any body has any information please let me know.
    Chris Cass wrote on Friday, January 18, 2002 (PST):
  • I am looking for a carburettor and side lights for a 1945/47 WC tractor. This was imported into Ireland through McGees of Ardee Co. Louth Ireland after the war. Any information on any parts welcome.
    Chris Cass wrote on Friday, January 18, 2002 (PST):
  • I am looking for a carburettor and side lights for a 1945/47 WC tractor. This was imported into Ireland through McGees of Ardee Co. Louth Ireland after the war. Any information on any parts welcome.
    Coke Royal wrote on Thursday, January 10, 2002 (PST):
  • I am looking for my Dads' 1936 Unstyled WC Allis-Chalmers tractor. The Serial Number is AC 29799. My Dad bought this tractor 6 weeks before I was born and I later drove and worked this AC on our farm. I have the original paperwork when my Dad purchased the AC in 1937 in Sudan, TX. The last known whereabouts of this AC was in Clovis, New Mexico in 1958. PLEASE HELP me find this tractor. Thank-you, Coke Royal
    RCW wrote on Monday, October 08, 2001 (PDT):
  • The AC line was the 'average' or very modest farmers tractor; it served the purpose very well for working-small farmer in the 1930's to the 1960'! A wonder era in Agriculture!
    Brian Brudvig wrote on Wednesday, September 05, 2001 (PDT):
  • I'm looking for my father-in-laws 1936 WC sn# WC19450. WE have the original bill of sale, sold to Herman Raddatz of Redwood Falls MN. It was sold by his son Don to Karl Mell of Lamberton MN in 1958. If anyone Knows of it's current dwelling, call or E-mail me please.1-641-568-3341.
    scott wrote on Saturday, August 18, 2001 (PDT):
  • this tractor needs a good paint job and it would look like brand new
    Justin Martin wrote on Wednesday, August 01, 2001 (PDT):
  • I am 14 and have a 1936 Wc. It runs great. Needs new or used fenders. If anyone could help me thanks.
    Shelby Norwood wrote on Wednesday, July 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • I currently have a 1947 wc which we use as a pulling tractor. we pull around tn. and surrounding states does real good in the 3500-4500 weight classes. I also have a unstyled 1938 wc which we plan to build up to a pulling tractor.. there is nothing but other ac's that can hold up to our's when we pull in our weight classes now
    Dave Emmons wrote on Wednesday, June 27, 2001 (PDT):
  • The serial number reference page mentioned above has moved to www.sckans.edu/~alan/tractor.html Looks like a good deal of information on al sorts of antique tractors.
    Duane wrote on Wednesday, June 06, 2001 (PDT):
  • I just started my first tractor restoration working on a 1940 WC that is my in-laws. These things are great. I am in the Wichita, Ks area if anyone is interested in helping out a first timer!!
    kermit wrote on Tuesday, June 05, 2001 (PDT):
  • i have a WC with the numbers (WC83205) on the rearend,can anyone please tell me what year this is
    Bondo wrote on Thursday, May 10, 2001 (PDT):
  • Does anyone know where I can get an inexpesive set of front steel in good conditionfor a 37(I think)?
    Robert wrote on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • Boy did I goof. I read the post by Patrick and thought of the "S" relating to being a standard tread of a WC since other makers use that designation at times for their various models. That was the first thing to cross my mind and it didn't register with me that I was talking about a WF when I posted that comment. My apologies to those that may have been mislead by that comment.
    BARB & RICH wrote on Saturday, March 31, 2001 (PST):
  • We also have purchased an orange wc. Year 1944 with fabricated stamp steel rear housing; it also has a pulley with lever shift. Is this something by Allis or another company? "S" on end of serial # probably stands for steel (not cast).
    Allan Brown wrote on Friday, March 23, 2001 (PST):
  • I live in Klerksdorp South Africa, and am presently restoring a 1949 WD. It stood in a lock up garage for twenty years and is very complete, but well worn.
    Robert wrote on Wednesday, March 21, 2001 (PST):
  • Patrick, the "S" you refer to in the serial number is most likely for standard tread version. Most WC tractors were set for row crop applications. That would be my guess as to what the S is for.
    C.E NORWOOD wrote on Thursday, March 15, 2001 (PST):
  • NEED SEAT FOR ALLIS CHALMERS W C
    Martin Lautaoja wrote on Monday, March 12, 2001 (PST):
  • I have an Allis Chalmers tractor with the serial number of WC80137. Can anyone tell me what year this tractor is. Please email me at latoya at nt.net thanks
    Patrick Graham wrote on Saturday, March 10, 2001 (PST):
  • I recently purchased an old 1944 Allis Chalmers WC. I found it in a farmers barn and it hadn't been running in a couple of years. He told me it was a WD. After finding the serial number on the rear pumpkin I found it was a WC. It still runs but needs a little TLC. One rear rim is smaller than the other. It needs a new exhaust stack, but it runs fine. For 250.00 I think I found a great deal. I don't know what the letter "S" stamped after the serial number means. If anyone knows the answer please let me know. Thanks
    Shannon wrote on Thursday, December 14, 2000 (PST):
  • I am going to help my dad restore a '36 (I think) WC. We will likely need parts and supplies - any suggestions for something in the Southeast? Are parts readily available or difficult to find? Where on the tractor is the serial number and where can I reference the date of manufacture? Sorry for all the questions... Just want to know a little info before I dive in head first.
    roy leibbrandt wrote on Wednesday, December 13, 2000 (PST):
  • Im tired have styled wc cast iron wheels new tires stuck motor looks very nice also junior farmhand
    Clarence Turner wrote on Friday, December 08, 2000 (PST):
  • For the people looking to find out what year your WC is i found a web site called Antique Tractor Serial Number Referance. It has listing for all allis chalmers tractors plus many more. The web site address is as follows www.sckans.edu/~alan/tracsn.html Hope this will help those looking to find out year their tractor is.
    David wrote on Thursday, December 07, 2000 (PST):
  • My WC came with a family of mice .. rescued from a dead farmers field .. 3000 dollars later she'll hand crank on a cold day almost with-in a few wings.. happy owner dave
    Brandon wrote on Wednesday, September 20, 2000 (PDT):
  • I was recently given a Allis Chalmers WC (1937?). My problem is that it has been setting a while with calcium in the tires and it ate away the rims. I am a college student who enjoys working on projects like this, but have little money or idea where to go to find a set of wheels. If anyone has any suggestions or could point me in the right direction I would appreciate it.
    Ric Wells wrote on Monday, September 11, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have 2 1937 WC's. One for mowing and one for shows. Looking for a WD45 crank shaft to install in the show tractor for more pulling power. Anyone have one laying around?? I live in Central Ohio.
    Erin Fox wrote on Saturday, August 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • HELP! I would like to know if anyone knows where I can get a print to be framed of the Allis Chalmer WC model. I just lost my grandfather who was 87 and he farmed religiously with A-C tractors. If anyone knows where I can get at least an 8x10 or 11x16 print of this model, I'd be so greatful! Thanks!!
    Robert wrote on Wednesday, August 23, 2000 (PDT):
  • Hope this helps out for all of the posts asking about the location of the serial number for the WC. It is on the rear of the rear end housing. It should be "WC" followed by the serial number. It is genarally not too difficult to find the location of the serial numbers. There is a smooth place on the rear end housing where the numbers were stamped. I take a wire brush with me when I am looking at one to buy so I can brush the rust off of the number to make it easier to read. Then wetting it down with a litle bit of water to wash off the dust created by the wire brush makes the numbers easier to read.
    Garen Niemeyer wrote on Monday, August 21, 2000 (PDT):
  • I own an Allis Chalmers WC and I am trying to figure out what year it is. Can anybody tell me how I can do this?? Any help will be greatly appreciated
    Greg wrote on Monday, August 14, 2000 (PDT):
  • Hi I am restoring a 1937WC. unstiled.Looking for a wide front to put on it. Anyone got one or know where i can got one? Close to StLouis Mo
    Ronnie Krause wrote on Wednesday, July 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have an AC with the serial#1411 on the left hand side of the torque box .This # matches with a 1948 WF .I am a bit confused it also has a number behind the stick.I was under the impression it was a WD.But now I dont know.I can find no pics of WF to compare to.Any info would help.
    don wrote on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 (PDT):
  • I found the serial number WC8233 . Please some one tell me what year it is?
    scott brown wrote on Tuesday, July 18, 2000 (PDT):
  • I own one that had a lift on it,I would like to fine out if it was a fatory lift or if some one added later. scott
    Don Zweep wrote on Monday, July 17, 2000 (PDT):
  • We think we have a 1937 WC,can,t find any serial no,s motor or else where. We will need a wheel for rubber tire size 13+24 roger kantor wrote on Tuesday, June 20, 2000 (PDT):
  • I believe that I have this tractor. How can I be sure? Is the serial number somehow linked to the model?
    David Johnson wrote on Friday, June 16, 2000 (PDT):
  • My AC WC was rescued from a who was long dead farmers corn field along with a IH Corn Planter hitched up. Now that my hopes of putting her back on the job are dashed (temp) I would like to put her into a reenactors hands. I can guarantee a fresh Engine O/H from pressure plate forward. Sounds so good..ha I have more into the sweetheart than I see as advertised selling prices, which makes it not so good for all of us. So why is say $2600.00 so out of sort for a WC? Any other complaints from prespective sellers or buyers? thanks Dave ACWC 177805 ser Engine 194654G U casting marks.
    Adam Bronson MN wrote on Sunday, June 04, 2000 (PDT):
  • I am 13 years old and restoring a 1939 Wc. The fenders are gone. I any one knows where I can get a pair it would be very helpful. I also need a temp and amp gauge for the same tractor. Thanks
    Zack Pifer wrote on Sunday, May 14, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have a 1939 Allis Chalmers WC . I use it to power a Bellsaw sawmill. I don't know what the horsepower rating is on this tractor, if there is anyone who knows what it is please e-mail the info to me . Thanks
    Robert Sell wrote on Monday, April 24, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have an old A-C, WC with tricycle front and a Model M engine with cracked block. Pretty rough. Any offers call (509) 732 6221.
    Bruce wrote on Friday, April 21, 2000 (PDT):
  • I am looking at buying a 1938 WC in fair condition, but I don't know what a fair value is on this model. I'm from the central upper portion of NY state. Can anyone tell me how much this might be worth so that I don't pay too much?
    Russ wrote on Sunday, March 26, 2000 (PST):
  • I HAVE RECENTLY ACWIRED AN ALLIS FROM MY GRANDFATHER. HE SAYS IT IS A WC BUT THE HOOD AND GASS TANK ARE DIFFERENT FROM ANY I HAVE SEEN IN PICTURES, THE GASS TANK IS SQUARER THAN THIS PISTURE AND THE HOOD IS ALSO OFF A SQUARER LOOK. HE SAYS ITS A 39 BUT I DON'T KNOW.DOES ANY BODY HAVE A PICTURE THAT MIGHT BE CLOSER TO MINE
    Kelly Holmen wrote on Friday, March 24, 2000 (PST):
  • I just got a 38WC. I am 15 years old. My dad and I are working on it. We found it in a ditch were it had been sitting for more than 25 years. We took it home and it actually turned over. Were having a lot of fun.
    Ken Smith wrote on Tuesday, March 21, 2000 (PST):
  • I am 43 and live in mid missouri my father farmed with a WC and then a WD45 for years I grew up on the WD45 Last may I bought a 43 WC It had been kept in a old barn. It was in perfect shape! put in new oil and fuel and 2nd crank of the crank it came to life. It is all original except now has a 8 volt battery and live hydrolics off the front crank pully. I am getting ready to repaint it this month. I found a place close that had original decals. I also have a WD45 that I am restoring I do love that ORANGE!!!!!
    Brian Trim wrote on Tuesday, March 07, 2000 (PST):
  • I own a 38 wc,That I gave a new life to, By dragging home with a stuck engine. After many hours of therapeutic labor, and a few cold beers,She's back up on her feet. Nothing sounds better than a straight pipe WC on a cool fall morning!!!
    Ron York wrote on Friday, February 25, 2000 (PST):
  • I grew up on a farm in SE Kansas during the Sixties and many times worked all day on my dad's WD 45. My parents still live on the farm and will be celebrating thier 50th wedding aniversery in April. Now my question. Does anyone know of a 1944 WC that is for sale. This was my father's first tractor bought with coupons when he returned from WWII and would like to find one for him. One that runs would be nice but he is a mechanic and would love to tinker with it. Please email any information you may have.
    Mark Bassett wrote on Sunday, February 13, 2000 (PST):
  • I grew up on a farm with nothing but Allis-Chalmers tractors. I started collecting and restoring tractors about 5 years ago.In my colection are 42WC,45WC,47WC,and two 53WDs all run but one,two are restored. I always make fun of the John Deere colectors because mine are bright orange so people can see then and thiers can be hidden in the woods out of sight.
    dan forry wrote on Saturday, January 22, 2000 (PST):
  • I own a 1944 WC that has the welded steel rearend housing that was produced in WWII. It is a good old tractor, I restored it in 1987 and use it once in a while on my farm.
    Jeff Herman wrote on Friday, January 21, 2000 (PST):
  • My grandfather bought a WC in 1952. I assumed it was new. It has foot brakes, draw bar, power pulley, and no PTO. It came with the pull starter beside the choke. Both front and rear wheel are solid. My dad has it now. It needs a good restoration...someday.
    Anthony G. wrote on Friday, January 21, 2000 (PST):
  • PAUL, JUST PUT A GM ALTERNATOR ON MY '46 WC. YOU NEED TO CUSTOM MAKE A LOWER BRKT & YOU CAN STILL USE THE ORIGINAL TOP BRKT. RUN A WIRE FROM THE REAR LUG OF THE ALT. TO THE AMP GUAGE, FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GUAGE TO THE + SIDE OF THE BATTERY. ALSO TO MAKE THE ALT CHARGE AT LOW RPM, RUN ANOTHER WIRE TO THE "A" PLUG IN CONNECTION ON THE ALT. HOOK THIS WIRE UP TO + 12V & A SWITCH. WHEN ITS RUNNING TURN THE SWITCH ON TO PUT 12V TO THE "A" PLUG TO EXCITE THE ALT & IT WILL CHARGE.
    Paul wrote on Wednesday, January 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a 42 WC I'd like to place a general motors alternator in place of the generator HELP!
    teddy c. wrote on Monday, January 03, 2000 (PST):
  • i am 38, since i was a kid i return to my uncle farm in Home.Pa. every summer now with my own two kids, it is the closest place to heaven i know. i have loved and respected farm tractors every since. this wc is just like the one he used to have when we used to make hay. unfortunately it is rusting away in the back field. it reminds me of old times. happy new year to all you AC owner, i wish i had one, only model scaled down.. ted
    Greg Locklear wrote on Sunday, January 02, 2000 (PST):
  • I am in AL and would like to find a WC old as possiable that needs restoring, wide front end. Can anyone help?
    dann gravett wrote on Friday, December 17, 1999 (PST):
  • HEY---listen up! For whatever reason, when I try to send you guys email, up comes aol which I am not a member of, etc. I have two complete AC wc1s (1939-?) in terrible shape--neither run, both need much tlc, but all the parts are there, worthy of a great restoration. The metal is rusting but not yet thinned or through. the rubber is even original! No pics at this time. Near St. Louis. MO
    Carl wrote on Wednesday, December 15, 1999 (PST):
  • I am looking for a PTO extension shaft for a '37 WC. Does anyone have any resources I could use?
    Don wrote on Monday, December 06, 1999 (PST):
  • I'm seaching for a second transmission for a WC, if anyone knows of one please let me know. Thanks!!!!
    Jim wrote on Wednesday, December 01, 1999 (PST):
  • i am looking for a 1933 AC model WC serial #28 or less with a waukeshaw engine, 4 spoke steering wheel, 4 spoke belt pulley... wheels can be spoked or not, doesn't matter.
    Richard Navis wrote on Tuesday, November 30, 1999 (PST):
  • I have purchased a WC earlier last spring.I have just started to restore it. It needs an engine rebiuld,paint,and tires.I am an Oliver nut, I have about ten. My wife and I own and operate a dairy farm in eastern WI. right along lake michigan. I do get to use all of my tractors. My hobby is to fix and restore the older models. The reason for the Allis is because it is part of Agco. It has been fun working on the WC.
    Codie wrote on Saturday, November 27, 1999 (PST):
  • I have a Wc allis and a Wd 45 I was wondering if any body was in the process of restoring one because I'm restoring the 1947 WC so it is a pretty hard job. I'm only thirteen but it is mine. Codie
    Justin Patton wrote on Thursday, November 18, 1999 (PST):
  • I'm looking for Allis Chalmers toys for my brother for Christmas. Something cheap. Doesn't have to be old. Preferably new. RR 4 Box 148A Tangier, In 47952 765-498-2815
    JAY ROACH wrote on Sunday, September 12, 1999 (PDT):
  • I am having problems with my mid 1940 WC Allis Chalmer. I cant seem to time the rotor button with the mag ( little gear /big gear inside). I use it regularly for work around my business. Recently the points went bad and I replaced the points, but unfortunately it is not timed correctly. If anyone can help me with this problem i would appreciate it. Thanks
    Mike Johnson wrote on Thursday, August 05, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have two Allis chalmbers Model WC tractors, Serial No. WC173724, and WC 114402. Could anyone tell me when they were produced, and any information as to history, value, etc. Mike Johnson
    Greg wrote on Monday, July 19, 1999 (PDT):
  • I'm looking to sell my 37 WC and have no clue how to extablish a price. Are there any web sites or books that could help me?
    lil orphen allis wrote on Thursday, July 15, 1999 (PDT):
  • if that is the serial no. you have a very desirable wc.
    Hal wrote on Tuesday, July 13, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have a 1948 WC which I have rebuilt the engine and electical system on. I recently put a muffler on in place of the straight pipe. I got tired of wearing ear plugs. It purrs like a kitten now. I have the original seat on it but the back is missing which makes it real easy to step up on. Also, my WC has an aftermarket set of foot brakes on it. I can either use the hand brake or the foot brake.
    pete wrote on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 (PDT):
  • trying to find out if my WC is either 37 or 38. Model # is 5817. Am currently repairing carburator but know that the two years' models had different ones. anybody know what year that model # was?
    Scott wrote on Thursday, April 29, 1999 (PDT):
  • I currently am restoring a 37 WC like this one... It was purchased by my Greatgrandfather.


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