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Another Ag Tractor question

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by JeffNY, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    I didn't want to Hijack the other thread. I have a couple lots that I could use this tractor on, its a friend of mine, he'll be the operator. It will give me time to get the residentials plowed out quicker.
    He says it should have a straight blade plow on it, but I think that'd be wasting it, I feel it should have a 8-10' snow pusher on the front, which next year I can use on the skid steer I hopefully buy.

    Tractor Specs:
    John Deere 2755
    4cyl Turbo Diesel
    Front Lift: 3400lbs
    Weight: 9000 lbs
    Engine HP: 90 HP
    PTO: 78HP
    Power Steering

    Opinions what I should put on the front of this? and I guess it has the optional 'arm' kit for the front.

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  2. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

  3. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    I would question reliability if using it for commerical lots... or atleast have a good back up
  4. adino1954

    adino1954 Junior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 13

    That is good old tractor but i feel for snow you need a direction reverser.so you can go the same speed forward and reverse That john deere has 8 speed forward and 4 speed reverse, low-high-reverse in one lever and 1-2-3-4 in the other lever . So when your in say 6th gear plowing forward and want to back up you will only be in 2nd gear reverse (toooo slow) you will have to shift 2 sticks all night long. Ben there done that=Not fun
  5. MDSP

    MDSP Member
    Messages: 91

    mount a 14' or 16' daniels wing plow to the front and a 16' ebling back blade to the back. thats what we run on our JD 6330. 105 hp 10,000#.
  6. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

    I would go with a 12 foot pusher, and you will need to get some new rubber, those tires are worn out.
  7. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,192

    I agree the tires are shot. And like was said the trans in the 2755's can be a pain but you won't be the guy running it lol.
  8. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    A 10 ft pusher will work fine on that tractor. The first tractor I ever plowed a mall with was a 2950 JD with a 9 ft pusher my dad made, that was 24 years ago. From what I remember it worked great/ If you could find a used 10 or 11ft municipal angle plow that would also be a good choice starting out. I have some pics in my profile of harness's we have made to give you some idea's for yours.
  9. dodge2500

    dodge2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    We use a JD 2555 basically the same thing with a 10' pusher and it works great. Those tractors seem to last forever. Ours has 7000 hours on it and we use it about every day on our farm. If you aren't going a super long way and in lighter snow, a 12' pusher would work just fine.
  10. wewille

    wewille Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    I wouldnt go much bigger than a ten or twelve foot on that tractor. I had a open station 2755 with 14,000 hours on it, its a great tractor
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2010
  11. rjm5133

    rjm5133 Member
    from PA
    Messages: 30

    i run a 2555 with a 10 foot meyers straight blade. have never had any traction issues what so ever. great tractors virtually indestructable
  12. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    I dont see any steel poking through yet...they're still good for another year IMO.:D