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johnjenk 33332 307 6030 Power either
6030 Power
One of our 6030’s with a 25’ harrow. It has dynoed at 227hp
and will pull that harrow in 5th gear with ease.
John
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When was this one built ??

In europe, you dont see them.
What size of engine do they have, and how much horses ??
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Hello Renze. These were both made between 1972-1975. They
are rated at 175hp from the factory but most of them
actually make about 220-230hp. These two have both been
dynoed at around 230hp.
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Renze, these tractors have 531 cubic inch engines that are
turbocharged and intercooled with eight-speed transmissions.
They are “bulletproof” if maintained properly and although
they like a lot of fuel, we only paid about $10,000 U.S.
dollars apiece for them. They are a great source of cheap
horsepower.
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Is 531 Cu. Inch the 7.6 litre as used in the 4955 ??

Were there earlier 6000 series tractors, or did they came
later, in addition to the 4020/4030 ??
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Hi Renze. The 6030 was the only tractor offered by Deere
with a “6000“ designation until the later 6000 series came
out in the 1990’s. The 6030’s were built from about 1971-72
until 1976-77 and as far as I know, the old 6-531 engine
(8.5 liters) is not related to the engine in the 4955. The
6-531 is a close relative of the 6-619 used in the old 8430,
8440, 8450, 8630, 8640 and 8650 tractors. In fact, several
of the old 6030’s have been retrofitted with the 6-619
engine as it is almost a direct bolt-in in tractors that had
the 6-531. If I’m not mistaken, the engine in the 4955 is a
modified version of the 6-466 (7.6 liters) that is in our
4440 tractor and 6620 combine. The 6-466 in my opinion is
one of the best engines Deere ever made. Take care.
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