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John Deere 2950 Tractor

The John Deere 2950 is a two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive utility tractor from 2050 series. This model was manufactured between 1983 and 1988. The John Deere 2950 tractor is powered by 359 cu.in (5.9L) John Deere 6359DL 4-cycle 6-cylinder direct injection liquid cooled naturally aspirated diesel engine with a rated power of 94 hp (69.6 kW) at 2500 rev/min.

The John Deere 2950 is fitted with 2 types of transmission. 1st type: 16x8 top shaft synchronized (TSS) partial power shift transmission. 2nd type: Top shaft synchronized (TSS) creeper transmission with 12 forward and 8 reverse gears. Max forward speed - 17.4 mph (27.9 kph), max reverse speed - 7.8 mph (12.5 kph). The closed center hydraulic system used a piston pump with fluid flow rate of 23 gpm (87.2 lpm). The 2-wheel drive models are equipped with 10.0x16 front tires and 18.4x34 rear tires. The 13.6x24 front tires and 18.4x34 rear tires are used for tractors with 4-wheel drive.

The wheelbase is 100.4" (2550 mm) for 4x2 (2WD) models and 101.6" (2580 mm) for 4x4 (4WD) models. The tractor is compatible with a John Deere 148 front-end loader with lift capacity to full height of 3100 lbs (1405 kg), John Deere 260 front-end loader with lift capacity to full height of 3186 lbs (1445 kg), or John Deere 265 front-end loader with lift capacity to full height of 3920 lbs (1778 kg).

Engine Model John Deere 6359DL
Engine Type 4 cycle 6-cylinder liquid cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 6
Displacement, cu in (L) 359 (5.88)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.19 (106.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.33 (110.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 94.0 (69.6)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2500
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Compression 16.8:1
Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Fuel System Direct injection
Air Cleaner Dry type
Intake Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.014 (0.35)
Exhaust Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.018 (0.45)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 32.3 (122.5)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 12.1 (11.5)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 20.1 (19.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 55

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 85.0 (63.4)
PTO Speed, rpm 540/1000
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 540/2415
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 1000/2407

Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Hi-Lo Top shaft synchronized (TSS)
Gearbox Type 16F/8R, partial power shift
Number of Forward Gears 16
Number of Reverse Gears 8
Clutch Type Single dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 17.4 (27.9)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 7.8 (12.5)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type TSS Creeper
Gearbox Type 12F/8R, partially synchronized
Number of Forward Gears 12
Number of Reverse Gears 8
Clutch Type Single dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 17.4 (27.9)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 7.8 (12.5)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Power Steering
Brakes Type Differential hydraulic wet disc
Front Tire Size (2WD) 10.0x16
Rear Tire Size (2WD) 18.4x34
Front Tire Size (4WD) 13.6x24
Rear Tire Size (4WD) 18.4x34
Front Tread, in (mm) 58.3-80.3 (1480-2040)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 61.8-94.9 (1570-2410)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Closed center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 23.0 (87.2)
Number of Standard Remote Valves 2
3-Point Hitch Category 2
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Load and depth control
Lift Capacity at pin, lb (kg) 4870 (2208)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase (2WD), in (mm) 100.4 (2550)
Wheelbase (4WD), in (mm) 101.6 (2580)
Overall Length, in (mm) 153.2 (3890)
Height (Steering Wheel), in (mm) 73 (1850)
Height (Cab), in (mm) 108.3 (2750)
Ground Clearance (2WD), in (mm) 25.9 (650)
Ground Clearance (4WD), in (mm) 18.9 (480)
Weight (Operating), lb (kg) 10100 (4580)
Weight (Ballasted), lb (kg) 11045 (5010)

Front End Loader
Loader Model John Deere 260
Maximum Lift Height at Pin, in (mm) 154 (3910)
Clearance under Bucket Level, in (mm) 147 (3730)
Clearance with Dumped Bucket, in (mm) 126 (3200)
Reach at Maximum Height, in (mm) 40 (1010)
Maximum Dump Angle, deg 46
Maximum Rollback Angle, deg 42
Lift Capacity to Max Height at Pin, lbs (kg) 3185 (1445)
Breakout Force at Pivot Pin, lbs (kg) 4870 (2210)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 73 (1850), 85 (2150)
Loader Weight, lb (kg) 2178 (985)




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