John Deere GT235

John Deere GT235The John Deere GT235 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the GT200 series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1999 to 2005.

The John Deere GT235 is equipped with one of two engines: Briggs & Stratton 350777 V-twin gasoline engine (until 2003, serial number 090000) or Kawasaki FH580V V-twin gasoline engine (from 2003 to the end of production) and hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears. The GT235E version (2002-2003), offered an onboard generator system that provided continuous 1000 Watt power at 120V.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Briggs & Stratton 350777. It is a 0.6 L, 570 cm2, (34.8 cu·in) V-twin natural aspirated gasoline engine with 72.0 mm (2.83 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) of maximum output power.
  • Kawasaki FH580V. It is a 0.6 L, 570 cm2, (34.8 cu·in) V-twin natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 74.0 mm (2.91 in) and the piston stroke is 68.0 mm (2.68 in). This engine produced 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP) of maximum output power.

The JD GT235 is equipped with the manual sector and pinion steering, wet disc brakes, open operator station, and 10.4 liters (2.7 US gal.; 2.3 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere GT235 garden tractor:

  • John Deere 48-inch mower deck – mid-mount 48-in deck (1,210 mm) deck with 3-blades;
  • John Deere blade – front-mount 46 in (1,160 mm) blade with manual lift;
  • John Deere snow blower – front-mount single-stage snow blower with 42 in (1,060 mm) clearing width and manual lift;

John Deere GT235 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere GT235
Length 1,820 mm (71.7 in)
Width 990 mm (39 in)
Height 1,100 mm (43.3 in)
Wheel base 1,240 mm (48.8 in)
Weight 260 kg (573 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 10.4 liters (2.7 US gal.; 2.3 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 500A, BCI Group Size 51
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton 350777
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.6 L, 570 cm2, (34.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 72.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.83 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.7 L (1.8 US. qt, 1.5 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug gap 0.762 mm (0.030 in)
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FH580V
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.6 L, 570 cm2, (34.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 74.0 mm X 68.0 mm (2.91 in X 2.68 in)
Horsepower 18.2 PS (13.4 kW; 18.0 HP)
Starter electric
Oil type API SF or SG, SAE: 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.8 L (1.9 US. qt, 1.6 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug NGK BPMR6A
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual sector and pinion
Brakes Wet disc
Transmission model Tuff Torq K71
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 11.3 kmh (7 mph) Reverse: 6.4 (4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 4.4 L (1.2 US. gal, 1 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.5-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.5-12, 24×12.0-12
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO spped