John Deere 2510

John Deere 2510 tractor photo
1965 - 1968
Row-Crop tractor
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ManufacturerJohn Deere
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built14,869 (total row-crop)
 8,023 (gas Syncro)
 5,516 (diesel Syncro)
 817 (diesel Power Shift)
 513 (gas Power Shift)
The John Deere model 2510 used a 2020 engine fitted to a modified 3020 chassis. The tractor met the need for a smaller row-crop tractor, still popular in the United States in the late 1960s.
John Deere 2510 Engines
John Deere 3.0L 4-cyl gasoline
John Deere 3.3L 4-cyl diesel
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John Deere 2510 Transmissions
8-speed partially synchronized
8-speed full power shift
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John Deere 2510 Power
Drawbar (tested)46.82 hp
34.9 kW
PTO (tested)54.9 hp
40.9 kW
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Two-wheel drive
Differential lockmechanical rear
Power steering
Hydraulic wet disc brakes
Open operator station.
Fuel26 gal
98.4 L
Hydraulic system11 gal (SyncroRange)
41.6 L
 14 gal (PowerShift)
53.0 L
Typeclosed center constant pressure
Capacity11 gal (SyncroRange)
41.6 L
 14 gal (PowerShift)
53.0 L
Pressure2250 psi
155.1 bar
Valves1 or 2
Oil type
Deere 303
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeII/I
Controlposition and lower-link draft control
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear RPM540/1000 (1.375)
 1000 (1.375)
Engine RPM540@2100
Front PTOoptional
Front RPM1000
Engine RPM1000@2100
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase90 inches
228 cm
Weight6200 to 6745 pounds
Front tire6.00-16
Rear tire13.6-38
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2510 Serial Numbers

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2510 Serial Location
John Deere 2510 serial number location
Serial number plate on the rear of the John Deere 2510, above the PTO shaft.
Batteries1 (gas)
 2 (diesel)
Battery volts12
Battery AH75
2510 references literature
The John Deere 10 Series New Generation Tractors published in 2004, by Hain Publishing
2510, 3020, 4020 Row-crop Tractors published in 1965, by John Deere
John Deere 2510 Tractors (OM-R38357)
Tractors 1918-1976 published by John Deere
John Deere Tractors for 68 published in 1968
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Updated on June 26, 2022
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