John Deere 520

John Deere 520The John Deere 520 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the Two-Cylinder 20 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1956 to 1958. The John Deere 520 is equipped with a 3.1 L (189.8 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline/all-fuel/LP-gas engine and a unsynchronized gear with dry disc clutch transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The John Deere 520 row-crop tractor used the John Deere engine. It is a 3.1 L, 3,110 cm2, (189.8 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated engine with 119.0 mm (4.69 in) of the cylinder bore and 140.0 mm (5.51 in) of the piston stroke. This engine had three variants for Lp-gas, all-fuel, or gasoline fuel. The compression ratio rating for the gasoline version is 7.0:1.

The JD 520 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, differential mechanical expanding shoe brakes, an open operator station, and 58.7 liters (15.5 US gal.; 12.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank for all-fuel version, 68.1 liters (18 US gal, 15 Imp. gal) for gasoline version or 124.9 liters (33 US gal, 27.5 Imp. gal) for LP-gas version. This tractor could be equipped with the John Deere 45 loader.

John Deere 520 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 520
Length3,370 mm (132.7 in)
Width2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height2,110 mm (83.1 in)
Wheel base2,280 mm (89.8 in)
Ground clearance620 mm (24.4 in)
Weight2,250 kg (4,960 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity All-fiel: 58.7 liters (15.5 US gal.; 12.9 Imp. gal)
Gasoline: 68.1 liters (18 US gal, 15 Imp. gal)
LP-gas: 124.9 liters (33 US gal, 27.5 Imp. gal)
BatteryTwo 6V
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelJohn Deere
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline/all-fuel/LP-gas
Displacement3.1 L, 3,110 cm2, (189.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke119.0 mm X 140.0 mm (4.69 in X 5.51 in)
Compression ratio7.0:1
Oil capacity:6.6 L (7 US. qt, 5.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:17.0 L (18 US. qt, 15 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual or power (optional)
BrakesDifferential mechanical expanding shoe
Transmission modelJohn Deere
Transmission typeUnsynchronized gear with dry disc clutch
Gears6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 16.1 kmh (10 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Front tires Ag: 5.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 12.4-36
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO speed540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Hydraulic capacity9.5 L (2.5 US. gal, 2.1 Imp. gal.)
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