John Deere 830

John Deere 830 Standard-tread tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 830 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1958 – 1961.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 830 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 830 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factories: Waterloo, Iowa, USA
  Monterrey, Mexico
Total built: 6,715
For starting, the 830 offered a 4-cylinder gasoline pony engine, or a 24-volt electric start.

John Deere 830 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 69.66 hp
51.9 kW
Belt (claimed): 75.6 hp
56.4 kW
Plows: 6
Drawbar (tested): 67.15 hp
50.1 kW
Belt (tested): 72.82 hp
54.3 kW

John Deere 830 Electrical

Ground: positive
Batteries: 1 (pony)
  4 (electric-start)
Battery volts: 6

John Deere 830 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydraulic power
Brakes: mechanical expanding shoe
Cab: open operator station
  cab optional
Transmission: 6-speed unsynchronized

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 549

John Deere 830 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
liquid-cooled inline
Displacement 151.9 ci
2.5 L
Bore/Stroke 3.858×4.33 inches
98 x 110 mm
Air cleaner dry
Compression 16.7:1
Rated RPM 2400
Firing order 1-2-3
Starter volts 12
Oil capacity 6 qts
5.7 L
Coolant capacity 11 qts
10.4 L
Intake valve clearance 0.014 inches
0.356 mm
Exhaust valve clearance 0.018 inches
0.457 mm

John Deere 830 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type collar shift
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch dry disc

John Deere 830 Dimensions

Wheelbase 74.4 inches
188 cm
Length 134.8 inches
342 cm
Width 61.5 inches*Minimum width.
156 cm
Operating weight 4376 lbs
1984 kg
Ballasted weight 5714 lbs
2591 kg
Ground clearance 12.1 inches
30 cm
Front tread 49.6 to 73.2 inches
125 to 185 cm
Rear tread 49.6 to 79.4 inches
125 to 201 cm

John Deere 830 Height
Steering wheel 56.5 inches
143 cm
Hood 52.66 inches
133 cm
Exhaust 78 inches
198 cm

John Deere 830 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1146

Nebraska Tractor Test 1146
Diesel 8-speed 2WD
October 13 – 19, 1973
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1146 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed 35.30 hp
26.3 kW
Fuel use 2.5 gal/hour
9.5 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed 32.62 hp
24.3 kW
Fuel use 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power 28.02 hp
20.9 kW
Fuel use 2.4 gal/hour
9.1 l/hour
Gear 5 used for power test.
Max pull 4,252 lbs
1928 kg
Gear 2 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 830 a good tractor?

The John Deere 830 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 830 take?

Check out the John Deere 830 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 730

The John Deere 830 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1958 – 1961

How much can a John Deere 830 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the John Deere 830 tractors starts at 4,252 lbs
1928 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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