John Deere 730 (1958-1961)

John Deere 730The John Deere 730 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the Two-Cylinder 30 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1958 to 1961.

The John Deere 730 is equipped with one of two engines: a 5.9 L (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline/LP-gas/all-fuel 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 gasoline/LP-gas/all-fuel. It is a 5.9 L, 5,907 cm2, (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated 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 for gasoline version, 4.91:1 for all-fuel or 7.94:1 for LP-gas.
  • John Deere diesel. 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 JD 730 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, differential mechanical drum brakes and an open operator station/ This tractor could be equipped with the John Deere 45 loader.

John Deere 730 variants:

  • General-Purpose: row-crop tractor
  • Standard: wheatland-style tractor
  • Hi-Crop: high-crop tractor

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)
LP-gas: 3,220 kg (7,100 lbs)
LP-gas: 3,220 kg (7,105 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity All-fuel: 92.7 liters (24.5 US gal.; 20.4 Imp. gal)
Gasoline: 100.3 liters (26.5 US gal.; 22.1 Imp. gal)
LP gas: 125.0 liters (33.0 US gal.; 27.5 Imp. gal)
Diesel): 75.7 liters (20.0 US gal.; 16.7 Imp. gal)
Battery One 6V (diesel-pony), 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 Gasoline: 6.14:1
All-fuel: 4.91:1
LP-gas: 7.94:1
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 or pony motor
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, 11.00-12 (single-front)
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