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John Deere 4520

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1969 - 1970   New Generation Series
Row-Crop tractor
Next model:John Deere 4620

The 4520 was the first Deere tractor with a factory-installed turbocharger. Early versions suffered serious problems with the air cleaner and fuel injectors.


Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:7,894
 1,666 (Powershift)
 6,228 (Synchro range)
Original price (USD)
   $11,600 (1972 )

John Deere 4520 Engine:

   John Deere 6.6L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:50 gal [189.3 L]
Hydraulic system:16 gal [60.6 L] (PowerShift)
 18 gal [68.1 L] (SyncroRange)

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:III/II

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Clutch:dry disc (SyncroRange)
 wet disc (PowerShift)
Rear RPM:1000

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:106.5 inches [270 cm]
Weight:12285 to 17995 pounds
Front tire:10.00-16
Rear tire:20.8-38
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John Deere 4520 attachments:

 front-end loader
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4520 Serial Numbers:

1969: 1000
1970: 7055
Final: 8977

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John Deere 4520 Power:

Drawbar (claimed):107 hp [79.8 kW]
PTO (claimed):120 hp [89.5 kW]
Drawbar (tested):111.21 hp [82.9 kW]
PTO (tested):123.39 hp [92.0 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 HFWD 4WD
Differential lock:hydraulic rear
Brakes:differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Open operator station. Optional Roll-Gard ROPS. Optional cab with heater.


Type:closed center
Capacity:16 gal [60.6 L] (PowerShift)
 18 gal [68.1 L] (SyncroRange)
Pressure:2250 psi [155.1 bar]
Valves:1 to 3


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:55
 72 (with A/C)



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