John Deere 730 (1961-1971)

John Deere 730 The John Deere 730 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the Two-Cylinder 30 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Rosario, Argentina from 1961 to 1971. When the JD 730 production ended at Waterloo (this tractor was manufactured in US from 1958 to 1961) the tooling for the this tractor was moved to Argentina. This tractor model were built in row-crop, standard, and high-crop variants.

The John Deere 730 is equipped with one of two engines: a 5.9 L (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine or a 6.2 L (376.0 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine and unsynchronized gear transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere. It is a 5.9 L, 5,907 cm2, (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 152.0 mm (5.98 in) of the cylinder bore and 162.0 mm (6.38 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.14:1.
  • John Deere. It is a 6.2 L, 6,161 cm2, (376.0 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 156.0 mm (6.14 in) and the piston stroke is 162.0 mm (6.38 in). The compression ratio rating is 16.0:1.

The John Deere 730 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, differential mechanical drum brakes, an open operator station, and 100.3 liters (26.5 US gal.; 22.1 Imp. gal) fuel tank for gasoline version or 75.7 liters (20.0 US gal.; 16.7 Imp. gal) for the diesel version.

John Deere 730 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 730
Length 3,430 mm (135 in)
Width 2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height 2,240 mm (88.2 in)
Wheel base 2,370 mm (93.3 in)
Weight (shipping) Gasoline: 3,080 kg (6,790 lbs)
Diesel: 3,220 kg (7,100 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Gasoline: 100.3 liters (26.5 US gal.; 22.1 Imp. gal)
Diesel): 75.7 liters (20.0 US gal.; 16.7 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V (Gas/All-fuel), Four 6V (Diesel)
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 5.9 L, 5,907 cm2, (360.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 152.0 mm X 162.0 mm (5.98 in X 6.38 in)
Compression ratio 6.14:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 27.4 L (29 US. qt, 24.1 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.2 L, 6,161 cm2, (376.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 156.0 mm X 162.0 mm (6.14 in X 6.38 in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (optional)
Brakes Differential mechanical drum
Transmission model John Deere
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.1 kmh (11.2 mph) Reverse: 5.4 kmh (3.4 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-38, 15.5-38, 12-38, 13-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Valves 1 or 2