John Deere 50

John Deere 50The John Deere 50 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1952 to 1956.

The JD 50 is equipped with one of three engines: a 3.1 L (190.4 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline, all-fuel or LP-gas engines, and unsynchronized gear transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The John Deere 50 used a manual or power (optional) steering, expanding shoe brakes, open operator station, and 58.7 liters (15.5 US gal.; 12.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere gasoline engine. It is a 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 119.0 mm (4.69 in) of the cylinder bore and 140.0 mm (5.51 in) of the piston stroke.
  • John Deere all-fuel engine. It is a 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 119.0 mm (4.69 in) and the piston stroke is 140.0 mm (5.51 in). The compression ratio rating is 5.35:1.
  • John Deere all-fuel engine. It is a 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 119.0 mm (4.69 in) and the piston stroke is 140.0 mm (5.51 in). The compression ratio rating is 8.0:1.

John Deere 50 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 50
Length 3,370 mm (132.7 in)
Width 2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height 1,510 mm (59.4 in)
Wheel base 2,280 mm (89.8 in)
Weight (operating) 2,200 kg (4,850 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 58.7 liters (15.5 US gal.; 12.9 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V, 85Ah
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 119.0 mm X 140.0 mm (4.69 in X 5.51 in)
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 21.8 L (23 US. qt, 19.2 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type All-fuel
Displacement 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 119.0 mm X 140.0 mm (4.69 in X 5.51 in)
Compression ratio 5.35:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type LP-gas
Displacement 3.1 L, 3,120 cm2, (190.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 119.0 mm X 140.0 mm (4.69 in X 5.51 in)
Compression ratio 8.0:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (optional)
Brakes Expanding shoe
Transmission model
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 16.1 kmh (10 mph) Reverse: 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 10-38
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 532 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Pressure 930 psi (64.1 bar)
Pump flow 8.9 gpm (33.7 lpm)