John Deere 1530

The John Deere 1530 tractor is the model that replaced the John Deere 1520 in 1973. The JD 1530 is a Generation 2 series tractor that was produced for a total of 3 years until 1975. The tractor is powered by a John Deere designed and built engine. This engine is a 3 cylinder diesel that has a displacement of 2.7 liters. The engine fires at a compression ratio of 16.2 to 1. It’s prevented from overheating thanks to a liquid cooling system that needs 10.4 liters of water to fully fill it. The lubrication system holds 5.7 liters of oil. The engine uses a straightforward sliding transmission. The gearbox has 8 speeds for traveling forwards and 4 for reversing.

The total weight of the John Deere 1530 tractor comes to 2041 kg (4500 lbs). It has a wheelbase of 1.88 m (74.4 inches). The front wheels on the tractor, responsible for steering it each measure 6-16 (6 inch width, 16 inch rim diameter). The rear wheels which power it forwards each measure 13.6-28 (13.6 inch width, 28 inch rim diameter). The thread on the front wheels of the tractor is quite different to the thread on the rear wheels. Besides the wheels, the engine on the JD 1530 also powers the hydraulic system. This is a closed system with a valve flow rate of 41.6 liters per minute (11 US gallons per minute). The total capacity of the hydraulic system is 36 liters (9.5 US gallons).

This hydraulic system powers the category 2, 3 point hitch on the back of the tractor. The fuel tank on the John Deere 1530 can hold up to 62.5 liters (16.5 US gallons) of diesel. You can leave your thoughts on the JD 1530 tractor below using the review form. Make sure to try and include as many details as possible to give readers as an objective overview of the tractor as possible. Don’t forget to also mention any modifications or attachments for the tractor.

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