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John Deere 430

John Deere 430 tractor photo
1958 - 1960
Utility tractor
Previous model:John Deere 420
Series next:John Deere 530
Series back: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
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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 RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:85 inches [215 cm]
Weight:3,250 lbs [1474 kg]
Front tire:5.00x15
Rear tire:10-34
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430 Serial Numbers:

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

1958: 140001
1959: 142671
1960: 158632

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

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