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John Deere 520

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1956 - 1958   Two-Cylinder 20 Series
Row-Crop tractor
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Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:13,048 (total)
 12,040 (gasoline)
 764 (LP-gas)
 244 (all-fuel)
Original price (USD):$2,300 (1958)

John Deere 520 Engines:

   John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl gasoline
   John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl all-fuel
   John Deere 3.1L 2-cyl LP gas
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Fuel:15.5 gal [58.7 L] (all-fuel)
 18 gal [68.1 L] (gasoline)
 33 gal [124.9 L] (LP gas)
Aux. fuel:2 gal [7.6 L]
Hydraulic system:2.5 gal [9.5 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:II*Optional

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:90 inches [228 cm]
Weight:4,960 lbs [2249 kg]
Front tire:5.50-16
Rear tire:12.4-36
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John Deere 520 attachments:

 front-end loader
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520 Serial Numbers:

Location:Right side of tractor frame near pulley
photo of 520 serial number

1956: 5200000
1957: 5202982
1958: 5209029
Final: 5213189

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John Deere 520 Power:

Drawbar (tested):33.30 hp [24.8 kW]
Belt (tested):37.52 hp [28.0 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
 power optional
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.


Capacity:2.5 gal [9.5 L]





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