J.I. Case 301

J.I. Case 301 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 301 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1956 – 1958.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 301 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 301 Production

Manufacturer J.I. Case
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Total built 905
Original price $3,600 (1958)

J.I. Case 301 Power

Engine: 26.31 hp
19.6 kW
Belt (tested) 30.80 hp
23.0 kW

J.I. Case 301 Mechanical

Two-wheel drive
Steering manual
6-inch disc brakes
Open operator station.


Type Duo-Control
Valves 1 (optional)

Tracktor Hitch

Type Case Eagle Hitch

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO transmission (4-speed)
  live (Tripl-Range)
Rear RPM 540

J.I. Case 301 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Continental GD157
liquid-cooled vertical I-head
Displacement 157 ci
2.6 L
Bore/Stroke 3.375×4.375 inches
86 x 111 mm
Air cleaner oil bath
Pre-heating ether
Compression 15.5:1
Rated RPM 1750
Starter volts 12
Coolant capacity 12 qts
11.4 L

J.I. Case 301 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type sliding gear
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Clutch 234.9mm dry disc

J.I. Case 301 Dimensions

Tricycle Wheelbase 84.3 inches
214 cm
Wide front Wheelbase 79.7 inches
202 cm
Tricycle Length 131 inches
332 cm
Wide-front Length 125 inches
317 cm
Height 61 inches
154 cm
Operating weight 3,750 lbs
1701 kg
Ballasted weight 6,161 lbs
2794 kg
Ground clearance 21 inches
53 cm
Front tread to inches
16 to 0 cm (tricycle)
Front tread 52 to 80 inches
132 to 203 cm (wide-front)
Rear tread 48 to 88 inches
121 to 223 cm

J.I. Case 301 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 614

Nebraska Tractor Test 614
Diesel 4-speed 2WD
April 15 – 23, 1957
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 614 file
Belt power (max) 30.80 hp
23.0 kW
Belt fuel use (max) 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 26.31 hp
19.6 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull 4,067 lbs
1844 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is J.I. Case 301 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 301 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 301 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 301 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 ?

The J.I. Case 301 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1956 – 1958

How much does a J.I. Case 301 tractor weight?

Depending on the engine type, the J.I. Case 301 weight ranges from 3,750 lbs
1701 kg .

How much can a J.I. Case 301 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the J.I. Case 301 tractors starts at 4,067 lbs
1844 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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