The John Deere GX255 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the GX series of the John Deere garden tractors. It has a V-twin 90° Kawasaki FH601V vertical engine and Tuff Torq K71C hydrostatic transmission. The John Deere GX255 garden tractor was manufactured in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 2004 to 2005.
The John Deere GX255 used Kawasaki FH601V engine, it is a 675 cc, (41.2 cu-in) V-twin 90° air-cooled four-stroke gasoline engine with a vertical PTO-shaft. This engine is equipped with twin barrel, float type carburetor with fixed main jet; pulse type fuel pump and flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system.
Cylinder bore and piston stroke are 72.5 mm (2.85 in) and 76.0 mm (2.99 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.1:1. The Kawasaki FH601V produced 20.0 HP (14.9 kW) at 3,600 rpm and 50.2 Nm (5.1 kg·m; 37.0 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.
The John Deere GX255 lawn tractor is equipped with Tuff Torq K71C hydrostatic transmission (infinite forward and reverse gears), power steering and wet disc brakes. This tractor used open operator station. The JD GX255 also features an electric starter and a 10.4 L (2.75-gallon) fuel tank.
Following attachments are available for the John Deere GX255 tractor:
- John Deere 54-inch mower deck – mid-mount 54-inch deck (1370.0 mm) deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
- John Deere 48-inch mower deck – mid-mount 48-inch deck (1210.0 mm) deck with 3-blades and hydraulic lift
- John Deere snow blower – front-mount snow blower with 1060.0 mm (42 in) clearing width and manual lift;
John Deere GX255 Specifications
|Model||John Deere GX255|
|Length||1,820 mm (72 in)|
|Width||1,030 mm (40.8 in)|
|Height||1,190 mm (47 in)|
|Wheel base||1,240 mm (49 in)|
|Weight||275 kg (607 lbs) – shiping|
|Fuel tank capacity||10.4 L (2.75 gal)|
|Engine model||Kawasaki FH601V|
|Displacement||675 cc (41.2 cu-in)|
|Bore x stroke||72.5 x 76.0 mm (2.85 x 2.99 in)|
|Power output||20.0 HP (14.9 kW) at 3,600 rpm|
|Starter type||Electric starter|
|Oil capacity||1.8 L (1.9 US.qt.)|
|Spark plug||NGK: BPR4ES;|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Hydrostatic (Tuff Torq K71C)|
|Gears||Infinite forward and reverse|
Forward: up to 11.3 kmh (7.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 6.4 kmh (4.0 mph)
|Transmission oil capacity||4.7 L (5.0 qts)|
|Wheels and tires|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 16×6.5-8|
|Rear tires||Lawn/turf: 24×12-12|