John Deere 505

John Deere 505 Technical Specifications

John Deere 505 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1963 – 1966.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 505 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

John Deere 505 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Factories: Saran, France
  Getafe, Spain

John Deere 505 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Cab: Open operator station.

John Deere 505 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere 3029D
Displacement: 179 ci
2.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.19×4.33 inches
106 x 110 mm
Power: 50 hp
37.3 kW
Compression: 18.5:1
Rated RPM: 2300
Idle RPM: 850-2500
Operating RPM: 1400-2300
Torque: 109.2 lb-ft
148.1 Nm
Torque RPM: 1600
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 3.4 hp
2.5 kW
Oil capacity: 9 qts
8.5 L

John Deere 505 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: collar shift gear
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 37 qts
35.0 L
Four gears (1-4) in two ranges (A/B) plus reverse (R) range. Tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to shift gear or range.

John Deere 505 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 76.8 inches
195 cm
Length: 132.7 inches
337 cm
Width: 71.1 inches
180 cm
Height (exhaust): 87.4 inches
221 cm
Weight: 4034 lbs
1829 kg
Ground clearance: 17.3 inches
43 cm

John Deere 505 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1955

Nebraska Tractor Test 1955
Diesel 9-speed 4WD
September 29 – October 7, 2009
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1955 file
PTO performance
Max power: 49.95 hp
37.2 kW
Fuel use: 3.0 gal/hour
11.4 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 47.59 hp
35.5 kW
Fuel use: 3.2 gal/hour
12.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 48.43 hp
36.1 kW
Fuel use: 3.2 gal/hour
12.1 l/hour


Is John Deere 505 a good tractor?

The John Deere 505 is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 505 take?

Check out the John Deere 505 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 John Deere made the 303

The John Deere 505 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1963 – 1966

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