The John Deere 265 is a lawn and garden tractor from 200 series of small tractors with single cylinder Kawasaki FC540V vertical engine 535 cc (32.65 cu-in) and belt-driven hydrostatic transmission. The John Deere 265 garden tractor was produced from 1987 to 1991.
The John Deere 265 tractor used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Kawasaki FC540V gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft. The FC540V engine has an OHV (overhead valve) design, cast-iron cylinder liner, reciprocating balancer, float type carburetor with fixed main jet, flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system, mechanical governor. The cylinder bore is 89.0 mm (3.5 in) and the piston stroke is 86.0 mm (3.39 in). Compression ratio rating is 8.3:1. The Kawasaki FC540V motor produced 17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower and 36.7 Nm (3.74 kg·m; 27.08 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.
The John Deere 265 is equipped with Sundstrand BDU-21 belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse gears), manual steering, expanding mechanical shoe brakes. This tractor used open operator station. The JD 265 also features an electric starter and a large 3-gallon (11.4 L) fuel tank.
Following attachments are available for The JD 265 tractor:
- John Deere 46-inch mower deck – mid-mount 46-inch deck (1160.0 mm) deck has three blades, manual lift and adjustable cutting height between 1.5 and 4 inches. (Cutting height: 25—102 mm (1.00—4.00 in)
- John Deere blade – front-mount 1160.0 mm (46 in) blade with manual lift;
- John Deere 3250M snow blower – front-mount snow blower with 1060.0 mm (42 in) clearing width and manual lift;
John Deere 265 Specifications
|Model||John Deere 265|
|Length||1,810 mm (71.5 in)|
|Width||1,050 mm (41.5 in)|
|Height||1,110 mm (43.6 in)|
|Weight||285 kg (630 lbs) – shiping|
|Fuel tank capacity||11.4 L (3 gal)|
|Engine model||Kawasaki FC540V|
|Displacement||535 cc (32.65 cu-in)|
|Bore x stroke||89.0 x 86.0 mm (3.5 x 3.39 in)|
|Power output||17.0 HP (12.7 kW) at 3,600 rpm|
|Starter type||Electric starter|
|Oil capacity||1.6 L (1.7 US. qt)|
|Spark plug||NGK: BPR5ES; CHAMPION: RN11YC|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Belt-driven hydrostatic (Sundstrand BDU-21)|
|Gears||Infinite forward and reverse|
Forward: up to 11.3 kmh (7.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 4.7 kmh (2.9 mph)
|Transmission oil capacity||2.5 L (2.6 qts)|
|Wheels and tires|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8|
Ag rear: 23×10.50-12
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