J.I. Case 311

J.I. Case 311 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 311 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 311 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 311 Production

Manufacturer J.I. Case
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Total built 8,465
Original price $2,500 (1958)

J.I. Case 311 Power

Engine: 29.29 hp
21.8 kW
Belt (tested) 33.0 hp
24.6 kW

J.I. Case 311 Electrical

Ground positive
Battery volts 6

J.I. Case 311 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 311 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case G148
liquid-cooled vertical I-head
Displacement 148 ci
2.4 L
Bore/Stroke 3.375×4.125 inches
86 x 105 mm
Air cleaner oil bath
Compression 7.1:1
Rated RPM 1750
Starter volts 6
Coolant capacity 12 qts
11.4 L

J.I. Case 311 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

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

J.I. Case 311 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 3,561 lbs
1615 kg
Ballasted weight 5,995 lbs
2719 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 311 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 613

Nebraska Tractor Test 613
Gasoline 4-speed 2WD
April 15 – 23, 1957
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 613 file
Belt power (max) 33.0 hp
24.6 kW
Belt fuel use (max) 3.0 gal/hour
11.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 29.29 hp
21.8 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull 4,186 lbs
1898 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is J.I. Case 311 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 311 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 311 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 311 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 311 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1956 – 1958

How much does a J.I. Case 311 tractor weight?

Depending on the engine type, the J.I. Case 311 weight ranges from 3,561 lbs
1615 kg .

How much can a J.I. Case 311 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the J.I. Case 311 tractors starts at 4,186 lbs
1898 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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