J.I. Case 2590

J.I. Case 2590 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 2590 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1979 – 1983.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 2590 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

J.I. Case 2590 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 6,065
Original price: $65,000 (1983 )

J.I. Case 2590 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 159 hp
118.6 kW
PTO (claimed): 180 hp
134.2 kW
Drawbar (tested): 153.24 hp
114.3 kW
PTO (tested): 180.38 hp
134.5 kW

J.I. Case 2590 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
ROPS Charging amps: 61
Cab Charging amps: 72
Charging volts: 12

J.I. Case 2590 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Differential lock: mechanical rear
Steering: power
Brakes: differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Silent Guardian cab standard with air-conditioning. Four-post ROPS available.
Transmission: 12-speed partial power shift


Type: closed center
Pressure: 2200 psi
151.7 bar
Valves: 2 to 4
Pump flow: 27 gpm
102.2 lpm
Steering flow: 8 gpm
30.3 lpm
Steering press.: 2000 psi
137.9 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III
Rear lift: 8000 lbs
3628 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000 (1.375)
Engine RPM: 1000@2100

J.I. Case 2590 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 504 ci
8.3 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.625×5.00 inches
117 x 127 mm
Compression: 15.8:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 44 qts
41.6 L

J.I. Case 2590 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partial power shift
Gears: 12 forward and 3 reverse

J.I. Case 2590 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 104 inches
264 cm
Length: 183.25 inches
465 cm
Height (cab): 115.5 inches
293 cm
Height (exhaust): 117.5 inches
298 cm
Rear axle: 3.875 by 96 inches
98 by 2438 mm
Rear axle: 3.875 by 120 inches
98 by 3048 mm

J.I. Case 2590 Weight
Shipping: 14875 lbs
6747 kg
Operating: 15740 lbs
7139 kg
Max capacity: 20500 lbs
9298 kg

J.I. Case 2590 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1303
Diesel 12-speed 2WD
April 9 – 19, 1979
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1303 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 180.38 hp
134.5 kW
Fuel use: 11.6 gal/hour
43.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 153.24 hp
114.3 kW
Fuel use: 11.4 gal/hour
43.1 l/hour
Gear 2-I used for power test.


Is J.I. Case 2590 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 2590 is one of the great tractors in the J.I. Case stable, and it has earned J.I. Case a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a J.I. Case 2590 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 2590 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year J.I. Case made the 2390

The J.I. Case 2590 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1979 – 1983

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