John Deere 2520 (1968-1972)

John Deere 2520 (1968-1972)The John Deere 2520 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by the John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1968 to 1972.

The John Deere 2520 row-crop tractor is equipped with one of two engines: a 3.6 L four-cylinder diesel engine or a 3.3 L four-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: full powershift transmission with hydraulic wet disc clutch and 8 forward and 4 reverse gears or partially synchronized transmission with single dry disc clutch and 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The JD 2520 row-crop tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere diesel engine. It is a 3.6 L, 3,589 cm2, (219.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the cylinder bore and 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.7:1.
  • John Deere gasoline engine. It is a 3.3 L, 3,321 cm2, (202.7 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 98.0 mm (3.86 in) and the piston stroke is 110.0 mm (4.33 in). The compression ratio ratin is 7.6:1.

The John Deere 2520 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes and open operator station (Cab was available as an option).

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 2520 row-crop tractor:

  • John Deere 48 loader
  • John Deere 148 loader

John Deere 2520 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 2520
Length
Width
Height
Wheel base
Weight 3,300 kg (7,275 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity
Battery Gas: 12V; diesel: 2x6V
Cabin type Open operator station or Cab (option)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.6 L, 3,589 cm2, (219.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 102.0 mm X 110.0 mm (4.02 in X 4.33 in)
Compression ratio 16.7:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 6.6 L (7 US. qt, 5.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 13.7 L (14.5 US. qt, 12.1 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 3.3 L, 3,321 cm2, (202.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 98.0 mm X 110.0 mm (3.86 in X 4.33 in)
Compression ratio 7.6:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Transmission model John Deere Powershift
Transmission type Full power shift with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 28.1 kmh (17.5 mph) Reverse: 8.9 (5.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 41.6 L (11 US. gal, 9.2 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model John Deere Syncro-Range
Transmission type Partially synchronized with single dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 25.4 kmh (15.8 mph) Reverse: 9.0 (5.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 30.0 L (7.9 US. gal, 6.6 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-38
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Optional
Front PTO spped 1,000 rpm
Middle PTO type Optional
Middle PTO spped 1,000 rpm
Rear PTO type
Rear PTO spped 540/1,000 rpm