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     John Deere Tractors & Equipment: 1837-1959
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    John Deere 430

    John Deere 430 tractor photo
    1958 - 1960
    Utility tractor
    Previous model:John Deere 420
    Larger:John Deere 530
    Smaller:John Deere 330

    The John Deere model 430 was available in row-crop, high-crop, standard, utility, and crawler versions.


    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Dubuque, Iowa, USA
    Total built:12,680
    Original price (USD):$2500 (1960)


    430W:row-crop utility

    John Deere 430 Engines:

       John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl gasoline
       John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl all-fuel
       John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl LP gas
    full engine details ...


    Fuel:10.5 gal [39.7 L]
     20 gal [75.7 L] (LP gas)

    3-Point Hitch:

    Rear Type:I

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
     live (optional on 5-speed)
    Rear RPMs:540

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:85 inches [215 cm]
    Weight:3,250 lbs [1474 kg]
    Front tire:5.00x15
    Rear tire:10-34
    full dimensions and tires ...

    430 Serial Numbers:

    Location:Left side of tractor, on clutch housing.
    photo of 430 serial number

    1958: 140001
    1959: 142671
    1960: 158632

    how to read serial numbers...


    John Deere 430 Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):27.1 hp [20.2 kW]
    PTO (claimed):29.2 hp [21.8 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):26.15 hp [19.5 kW]
    Belt (tested):28.31 hp [21.1 kW]
    power test details ...


    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Cab:Open operator station.

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