The Last of the Two Cylinders

Pedigree:  Big, modern and stylish .. this last run of the world-famous John Deere two cylinders was a humdinger.  Introduced in1958; built until 1960. Highly Sought After.
Notable for:  modern, sloping auto-style look, colorful yellow striping, more instrumentation, fenders with headlights on the row-crops.  

Production: Spread over two factories (Waterloo and Dubuque).

Models:  530 Row-Crop All Fuel; 630 Row-Crop All Fuel; 630 Standard LP-Gas; 630 Standard All-Fuel; 630 Hi-Crop Gasoline; 630 Hi-Crop LP-Gas; 630 Hi-Crop All-Fuel; 730 Row-Crop All Fuel; 730 Standard LP-Gas:; 730 Hi-Crop; 830 Industrial

Auction Watch: This 430 LP H brought $9,900 on 8-2003.

Specs
Serial Numbers with first and last build dates

Model Beginning Date Ending Date
330S 330001 8/2/58 331091 3/22/60
330U 330008 8/1/58 331088 2/25/60
430S 140027 8/2/58 160994 2/24/60
430U 140003 7/31/58 161075 3/4/60
430T 140006 7/28/58 161096 3/3/60
430W 140013 8/1/58 160984 2/26/60
430V 140557 9/4/58 160582 1/29/60
430C 140001 8/1/58 161072 3/4/60
435 Diesel 435001 1/31/59 439626 4/13/60
530 5300000 8/4/58 5309814 9/27/60
530-LP 5300022 8/4/58 5309438 3/1/60
530All fuel 5300581 9/12/58 5309666 3/21/60
630 6300000 8/5/58 6318206 4/20/60
630S 6300088 8/5/58 6317201 2/5/60
630H 6300687 9/9/58 6315983 12/28/59
730 7300000 8/4/58 7330358 3/1/60
730S 7300028 8/4/58 7330312 3/1/60
730H 7300080 8/5/58 7326068 2/11/60
830 8300000 8/4/58 8306891 7/14/60
 

Model Price New Horsepower (rated): Drawbar PTO/Belt Engine Displacement Wheels/Tires, Standard Tires Dimensions
330 $2,200 4.00″x4.00″ 22.4 24.9 4.00″x4.00″ Engine: 100.5ci Rear: 9×24
Front: 5×15
Length (inches): 119.3
Height to Radiator (inches): 50
Weight (pounds): 2,750
430 $2,500 Gasoline 27.1 29.2
Tractor Fuel 21.9 23.5
LPG 28.0 30.0
4.25″x4.00″ Engine: 113ci Rear: 9.0×24
Front: 5×15
Length (inches): 119.3
Height to Radiator (inches): 56
Weight (pounds): 3,250
435 $3,000 3.87″x4.50″ 27.6 32.9 3.87″x4.50″ Engine: 106ci Rear: 13.6×28
Front: 6×16
Height to Radiator (inches): 56
Weight (pounds): 4,000
530 $2,400 Gasoline 34.3 38.6
Tractor Fuel 24.8 26.6
LPG 34.2 38.1
4.69″x5.50″ Engine: 190ci Rear: 12.4×36
Front: 5.5×16
Length (inches): 132.75
Height to Radiator (inches): 59.9
Weight (pounds): 4,960
630 $3,300 Gasoline 44.2 48.7
Tractor Fuel 32.7 35.7
LPG 45.8 50.3
5.5″x6.375″ Engine: 302.9ci Rear: 12.4×38
Front: 6×16
Length (inches): 135.25
Height to Radiator (inches): 66
Weight (pounds): 5,900
730 $3,700 Gasoline 53.0 59.1
Tractor Fuel 41.3 45.3
LPG 54.2 59.6
Diesel 53.7 58.8
Gasoline & LPG: 360.5ci
All-Fuel: 360.5ci
Diesel: 376.0ci
Rear: 12.0×38
Front: 6×16
Length (inches): 134.6
Height to Radiator (inches): 65.6
Weight (pounds): 6,790
830   6.12″x8.0″ (diesel) 69.7 75.6 6.12″x8″ Engine 470.7ci Rear: 15×34
Front: 7.50×18
Length (inches): 142.75
Height to Radiator (inches): 81
Weight (pounds): 7,850
Reference
Magazine articles:

Waterloo’s “30 Series“, cover and pages 2-29, January-February 1999, Two-Cylinder Magazine

The John Deere Model “630” Tractor, cover and pages 2-21, May-June1995, Two-Cylinder Magazine

Books:

The John Deere 30 Series, Second Edition, by J.R. Hobbs, Green Magazine,1994

Brochures:

Step Up to new farming ease and convenience, B-453-58-8-Waterloo, 1958

Websites:

JohnnyPopper.com

 

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