John Deere GX255

John Deere GX255The 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

General 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)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FH601V
Fuel Gasoline
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 type 10W30
Oil capacity 1.8 L (1.9 US.qt.)
Spark plug NGK: BPR4ES;
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Hydrostatic (Tuff Torq K71C)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed 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