John Deere 2305 Discussions

Here are the most recent 2305 topics from our community.
  1. J

    John Deere 2305 Compact Tractor Transmission and rear PTO failure

    I have continued this posting from a previous one that was getting quite lengthy, the purpose of this thread is to share and gather information on a John Deere 2305 rear PTO failure and...
  2. J

    2305 with 47" 2 stage snowblower question

    Do any one you 2210 or 2305 owners have a 47" front snowblower attachment on your tractor? Any feedback on it? I have listened to one running and cannot believe how loud it is! The same blower...
  3. B

    Can't decide X748 or 2305

    Really stuck here. I have aquired a few small farm/estate properties to cut. I want the best built 60 or 72" mid mount mower/tractor I can get with a diesel, 4WD and some versatility to run a...
  4. archerynut

    JD 2305 vs. BX24

    Currently in the market for a SCUT. I have narrowed the field to the JD 2305 and the Kubota BX24. Have tried both models and liked both. Just wanted to have some others weigh in on the issue...
  5. Henri88

    2305 engine needs to be rebuilt

    Well, my girl is apparently very sick. :( Brought it over to my dealer yesterday to replace the tranny fan on the warranty and I mentioned to them about a few issues I been having lately. One of...
  6. Mayor

    New Green 2305

    Just want to show off the new tractor. JD 2305, FEL, 62in MMM, iMATCH, 4ft Box Blade, Weight Box, and upgraded lighting. Just wanted to say thanks for the tractor reviews on the 2210 and 2305. It...
  7. H

    New 2305! I'm an idiot...

    Well, I bought the 2305 TLB w/ 62" deck today. They said it would be a couple weeks to get the tractor/loader/mower ready but the BH may take 4 weeks or so. Everyone else around said about 10 days...
  8. B

    thinking of upgrade to 2305

    I have an x320 which I bought last year. The tractor has been nothing but trouble and they are picking it up tomorrow to fix it once again. I had a carburator issue, then it threw two belts and...
  9. R

    Purchased 2305

    Hello, just signed on the dotted line for a new 2305, 62mmm, CX200, loader, Woods BH6000 Backhoe. Will probably be delivered Tuesday.
  10. O

    Comparison JD 2305 vs JD 2320

    Hi, I have 10.5 mostly flat acres of property - with about 6.5 acres being forested. The rest is about and acre of cleared land for building (barn, house, vehicle turnaround etc.) and then there...
  11. J

    Interested in 2305 or 2520

    Hi Gang I am currently in the market for my first mini tractor. I have narrowed it down to a 2305 or a 2520; the 2320 does not seem worth it next to the 2520, is this true or am I wrong in this...
  12. M

    2210/2305 Rear PTO broke.

    Heads up for 2210/2305 owners. If you run a brush hog or any other attachment that may shock load the PTO make sure the slip clutch is functioning or shear bolt is the correct softnness. I have a...
  13. chipsndust

    2305 Curtis cab

    I plan to be a lot more comfortable battling the lake effect snow this winter. Just left my dealer after ordering a cab and heater for my 2305. According to Curtis, they are "negative 13" with my...
  14. fdmars

    3-Point Hitch 2305 or similar sized and the northern tool 3pt 13 ton log splitter

    thinking of getting the northern tool 13 ton logsplitter for a jd 2305 and a jd 4115, has anyone had any experience or comments on this set up? Thanks Fred
  15. Cidertom

    yet another 2305 vs xxxxx thread

    Background: have 4520 with most toys except mmm. have brand x riding lawnmower. Riding lawnmower is on last legs. Wife wants new, and wife wants smaller version of 4520. I'm thinking 2305...
  16. B

    JD 2305 wont start

    Hello and hey. First post, long time lurker though. I've searched and while some of the results have been helpful (pics of parts, schematics, etc) have been helpful I've not been able to fix this...
  17. E

    Brand new JD 2305

    Just bought this machine last week. Never owned a JD before or any tractor for that matter. I got mine with the loader and box blade. No mower deck though, I have three TORO commercial mowers...
  18. jsygrovehpi

    'New' John Deere 2305

    Just thought everyone would appreciate a picture of my 'new-to-me' JD 2305 TLB. Picked it up last weekend in Mass. I also have a JD 425 with a 54" mmm and 47" 2-stage snowblower sitting in the...
  19. B

    Bobcat CT120 vs Deere 2305

    After looking all winter and spring for used tractor. I am unable to find something with low hours or in decent condition. So it looks like it will be time for a new CUT. I have been unable to...
  20. yelbike

    Upgrade from JD 2305 to 2320 then too ???? or am I crazy?

    After a catastrophic case failure on my JD 2305, I bought a JD 2320. I love it but now I'm starting to wonder if I need something larger yet. The only chore the tractor struggles with tilling with...
  21. R

    Just picked up a JD2305! Had a BX, thoughts and questions.

    Gents well instead of adding an FEL to my BX1800 the warden (wife) said I could just upgrade if, if I found a really great deal. I've been looking for months to no avail. Well last week I did and...
  22. cast_and_blast

    Ready to buy 2305 - which options?

    Hello - After much lurking, some posting and lots of comparison I do believe I'm ready to pull the trigger on a JD 2305. I live on ~1.5 acres that is surrounded by trees - it's all mowable. I...
  23. C

    John Deere X749 ultimate tractor VS JD 2305

    Hello again guys So I have a question regarding the X749 vs a 2305 what would be a better buy for a mowing/landscaping part time business and still use for home use?? The X749 all wheel steer and...
  24. chipsndust

    2305 Fan Shield

    Pictures of the fan shield I made for my 2305. First picture is the template, made from roof flashing. Second picture is the shield with bends, ready to install. Third picture is the installed...
  25. J

    2305 v. 2720

    Fellow Posters: Well, year end bonus time has come and I have decided to put some of my hard earned bonus money into a new tractor, perhaps as early as the first of the year. As a quick reminder...
  26. denverdave66

    Comparison John Deere 2305 or Kubota 2660 please help

    I want to start by saying I have never owned a tractor but my old John Deere LX 277 is about worn out cause I been mowing approx 4 acres with it for many years. My home sets on 11 acres and about...
  27. T

    Ready to trade in my 2305 for a 2320

    After tearing out my transmission fan for the third time last week and struggling to lift a pallet off a trailer (not to mention the numerous pucker moments while doing various chores around the...
  28. mcfarms

    Additional lights on 2305 ROPS

    I would like to install some lights on the underside of the top of the ROPS on my 2305. I have read many threads on this and have been unable to find specific wiring/installation instructions. I...
  29. J

    CNH T1030 v. BX2350 v. JD2305

    Hi there, I've been following the forum for some time, and have found the advice and commentary to be excellent, this is my first post however. I will be in the market for a subcompact in the...
  30. H

    New Tractor Purchase JD 2305

    I'm about to purchase a JD 2305 "tomorrow", with quick disconnect loader, 62" mid-mount mower, rear work lights, cruise control, and turf tires. I was wondering if others can help me by telling...
  31. cdhd2001

    JD 2305 vs. 4ft rotary cutter?

    I would like to buy a 4ft rotary cutter for my JD 2305. I have done some forum searching and found a few good and bad posts on this subject.:confused: I have 3 acres of brush I would like to...
  32. C

    Comparison JD 2210 vs. 1023E vs. 2305

    Hi Everybody.. Last time I was here was about 8 years ago when I was purchasing my very first SCUT and you all were very, very helpful and I ultimately selected the JD Mdl 2210 w/ FEL, 56C and...
  33. R

    2305 and MMM, worth it?

    I have been shopping for a new tractor and think I have it narrowed down to a 2305 with 200CX FEL and 54" MMM. I was also considering a 2320 and 2520, but like the smaller size and lower stance...
  34. H

    2305 or 2320?

    Hello, I'm looking for some advice regarding what CUT to choose. I'm newly in possession of a country home in a wooded area in central Virginia and I would like to figure out what CUT would best...
  35. Henri88

    Need advice for trailering a 2305

    Would like to have some feedback on this trailer for sale in my region. I have not seen it yet as it is 150 mile from me. It is an aluminum trailer with galvanize wheels, 15" tires and tore flex...
  36. R

    Backhoe 2305/ Woods BH6000 Backhoe Update

    Service manager from dealer called around 9 this morning. Brackets arrived. He asked if I wanted them delivered. They were at my door by 1 today. We made the exchange. I started on the install...
  37. ChuckinNH

    Question on 2305 MCS

    There has been some talk here about the MCS powerflow unit install, and removal on the 2305. It has been generally considered a PITA, but details about what make it so have been sketchy. I looked...
  38. wagonguy

    2305 for hay ride use ?

    Anyone with a 2305 or similar size tractor ever use it to pull small hay wagon for hayrides? I am thinking around a 6'or7' by 14' haywagon with wood deck and sides, pulling on flat ground;no...
  39. H

    2305 pricing/recommendations

    Hello, I am looking at a new 2305 with a 200CX loader, 260 backhoe and 54C deck. I know there are some "issues" with the new series. The dealer said they were supposed to be out in June, but...
  40. J

    Tell me about the JD 2305

    Hi Guys, I am looking at buying a 2006 John Deere 2305 with 62" deck and rear mount 48" snowblower. I primarly want it for the 4X4 and would be using it for grass cutting and blowing snow. I...
  41. kvjohndeere

    Jd 2305 & Single mold board plow !

    I plowed last night with my Single Mold board plow It really gets down & digs ! Nice attachment for Gardens & food plots
  42. C

    Snow JD 2305 47" snowblower can only throw snow about 15-20'

    Well I had a blast yesterday using my brand new JD 2305 with the shaft driven JD47" snowblower. We live in Yarmouth, Maine and we had about 16" of snow to clear. My driveway is about 400 yards...
  43. P

    Deere 2305 Cylinder Head Cracked - Where can I find another one?

    My 2305 cylinder head is cracked and I need a new head. Yanmar 3TNV76 engine. I have searched the web for new heads, but it seems like Deere is the only one selling them. I would like to buy...
  44. S

    I JUST GOT MY 2305 TODAY

    I just got my new JD 2305 today. The options I have are a 200CX FEL, a 54C MMM, rear wheel weights and an extra set of mower blades. I went out back to the compost pile and turned it over a little...
  45. C

    2305 Can I get MMdeck to cut higher?

    My mower deck at the highest setting still cuts grass too low. Is there an adjustment somewhere. From the decks highest position, when I drop deck it lowers about 1" or so...but the grass is cut...
  46. V

    2305 + boxblade/rake + this driveway

    2000' VT driveway Hardpack surface Gentle grade Hi folks... I'm thinknig of buying the 2305 to grade/snow blow the below driveway. Is this too much for this tractor? What's best... boxblade or...
  47. O

    Purchase a 2305 or wait for the 1026R

    Well Guy痴 let me run something by you, the 1026R keeps getting slipped and now they say late September and not sure when the mower deck will be available which brings me to my question. My dealer...
  48. R

    2305 62" MMM noise

    I have a grinding noise and vibration occassionally with mower running while mowing on a slant or hitting bumps. It happens most often when the mower is on a tilt or unlevel while the tires are on...
  49. W

    2305 not cooperating, need help

    The other day I went to start the tractor and when I turned the key nothing happened. So I jump started it and everything was fine. I ran it for 30+ minutes shut it down then tried to start it...
  50. O

    2305 drive shaft fan repair/replacement

    Hi All, I used this forum to contemplate replacing my drive shaft fan that got destroyed when I was clearing rough brush and Lantana on my property. Like everyone that has damaged their fan, I...
  51. H

    Box blade for a 2305

    Hey guys, I am looking to buy a box blade for my 2305. I have done a bunch of research and it seems the 48" blade would be best suited for the 2305. I am looking at a couple, the Countyline at...
  52. S

    Snow 2305 Stuck in the Snow

    Hello Gents... This afternoon was the first time I tried to get the 2305 out of the barn to move some of the piles of snow that have been accumulating here in western PA. The barn door opens to a...
  53. A

    anyone use a JD 2305 with a wallenstein bx42?

    After hearing a lot about stand alone chippers and PTO chippers I think I'm now leaning toward the Wallenstein BX42. But it would be used with my JD 2305. I know different JD models have had...
  54. M

    JD 2305 PTO problem. Need help!

    I was bushogging with my 2305 (24hp) and hit a small pine limb (it did not choke out the tractor and it was a small limb). I began to hear a knocking so I shut the tractor down thinking something...
  55. J

    Another 2305 newbie

    Seems to be contagious! I just purchased a 2305 with the LX4 brush cutter this morning. I've wanted a compact utility tractor for 20+ years, although most of it I couldn't justify the purchase...
  56. B

    New 2305 is on the way!

    My summer long tractor search has reached it's end. I'd like to thank all the TBN'ers who helped me along the way. Yesterday, I put a deposit down on a new 2305 and all the trimmings! It should...
  57. R

    2305 PTO noise

    Just had my new 2305 delivered last week. When I put the mower in gear there is two distinct sound. One is the sound of the mower and the other is a higher pitched noise from the rear of the...
  58. W

    JD2305 IAN flood

    Team, My 2010- JD2305 was in my little barn during Hurricane Ian a couple weeks ago here in Orlando. It was completely under water. Once it was dried out for a week. Oil and hydraulic fluid...
  59. Engine66

    Decided on 2305 Instead of X748

    Ok, I went to the dealer and drove both units and did the math. Everyone responding to my previous post gave good advice on both units. I am thinking about going with the 2305 as it came down to...
  60. I

    Snow blowing with a 2305

    I am new to tractors and will be using my 2305 and a 47" snow blower this winter for the 1st time. My drive way is black top in very good shape, but a decent grade and I have turf tires on the...
  61. chipsndust

    2305 diode replacement for hazard and directional lights

    There have been several posts concerning the failed diode which causes the turn signal and hazard lights to quit working. Since it recently happened to me, I decided to post pictures which may...
  62. B

    2007 JD 2305 Driveshaft lubrication

    At 300 hours my driveshaft failed, JD dealer and $1500 later it was repaired. Ive read its nearly impossible to lube both universal joints, and to do this you must pretty much disassemble tractor...
  63. A

    Oil & Fuel 2305 - 50 Hr Oil Change

    Despite the fact that my JD2305 manual does not mention an engine oil change at 50hrs I went ahead and changed the engine oil/filter this past weekend. It does call out a transmission oil change...
  64. Henri88

    2305 snowblower drive-shaft retrofit

    Well, here the good news,''if you can see it that way'' for a mere $338.00 can. plus tx :eek: you can eliminate pretty much all that knocking noise from your 47'' snowblower. I've just install...
  65. G

    how to test John Deere 2305 PTO Solenoid

    The PTO stopped functioning on my Deere 2305 utility tractor. I'm working my way through trying to determine the cause of the problem. I've read some reports that the PTO Solenoid can "lock up" or...
  66. KB9UDE

    2305 vs X7xx Series

    I am looking for a small machine to run a 62c deck with 14 bushel material collection unit and a 47" snowblower. I think I may at sometime need the 3pt and rear pto. I am looking at 2305 or X7xx...
  67. C

    2305 or 2320 or...?

    Hi folks, I'm fairly new to this board and to tractor shopping. The more I research, the less convinced I am of what I need. Here's what I'm doing.... I have a JD GT 262 with 48" mower for my 2...
  68. J

    Dead 2305

    In the middle of lifting a bucket of snow, my 2305 stalled and died. I had been working on the machine for about 40 minutes, during which time it was running fine. Thinking I had a fuel...
  69. G

    John Deere 2305 or X748

    Our driveway is black top and 21000 sqft with rolling hills and curves. The primary issue is I travel for business a lot and it only snows when I am gone. My wife always starts with the smallest...
  70. L

    2305 FEL BH or 2320 FEL BH

    Long time reader, first time poster. Allot of great info here. I have same dilemma that most of the first time buyers that are trying to decide between 2305 and 2320. My goal is to have FEL and...
  71. W

    JD 2305 vs GC2310

    I am planning on purchasing a SCUT in the near future and I had all but made up my mind on the JD 2305 until I came across your discussions. Now I am seriously thinking about taking a ride to my...
  72. F

    Uncut mowing circle for 2520 and 2305

    Great site and posters! Does anyone know the uncut mowing circle for the 2520 and/or the 2305 with a 62 inch mmm? This will be a big part of my purchase decision. Also, any comments on the...
  73. C

    2305 Collection System

    Anyone else frustrated on how the JD collection system mounts. Seems to me they could have required the independent lift to be purchased with it and then mount the bagging unit on the 3 point so...
  74. jayhaitch

    JD 4010 vs 2210/2305

    I saw my first 4010 next to a 2305 at the local big JD ag dealer. I was quite impressed with the 4010, seemed more "industrial" less residential in size, tires, loader, tiller, at least how that...
  75. P

    2305 vs 318

    I am updating from a JD 318 to a JD 2305. It should be in the last of this month. I have loved my 318 and will miss it. While I know that the 2305 is much more versatile, I will miss the 318...
  76. H

    2305 and Independent Lift?

    Hello everyone, I just bought a 2305 TLB w/ 62" deck and ballast box. I did not order the independent lift, they wanted $800 installed! At any rate, I have found a new lift kit for $330 and I can...
  77. J

    2305 to a 2320

    I purchased a 2305 to use at my 'mountain' property. At the time of purchase I wanted a 2320, but delivery was delayed several times AND my dealer told me that it was a 5k+ price difference. I...
  78. J

    2305 vs 05' 2210 used. Help choose one?

    2305 vs 05\' 2210 used. Help choose one? 1st thanks for your previous help. This will be a little long but any help is appreciated. Please at least just post a reponse back stating either 2210 or...
  79. tomd999

    2305 available WITHOUT mid PTO?

    Hi All, I'm looking for a really good mower to upgrade to from my 318. I ran across a nice 2305 locally that the owner says does not have a mid pto and can't have a mower or blower because of it...
  80. megotatractor

    JD sleeping? 2305 obsolete? Cub outdoing Deere?

    Has anyone of the green persuasion noticed what's black and gold? I stumbled across a new Cub/Yanmar tractor while surfing the web, the SC2400 which is equivalent to JD's 2305 but with a lot of...
  81. D

    JD 2305 starts, but won't keep running.

    I have a john deere 2305 that will fire and run for about 2 sec and quit. I believe it is a fuel problem, but can't pinpoint it. I have changed the filter, pushed the primer lever a 1000 times...
  82. cast_and_blast

    Snow JD 2305, Original Tractor Cab - LED's and what heater and how to mount it?

    Hello from not-snowing-yet Minnesota! Just ordered a Original Tractor Cab for my JD 2305, been blowing snow without it for 4 years and finally decided that enough was enough. Last winter in MN...
  83. Cidertom

    teaching wife to operate 2305

    I had heard that you shouldn't try to teach your wife to drive. I now know that includes tractors. Oh well, practice makes perfect.
  84. chipsndust

    I broke it...first day with 2305

    It’s hard to admit it when I mess something up, but I have learned so much from other TBNer’s who were willing to share their experiences (good and bad), I decided to share mine. Today was the...
  85. S

    3-Point Hitch My 2305 and my new three point Dump Grass Catcher

    Here are a few pictures of my John Deere 2305 tractor with my new Protero dump style grass catcher. Protero Inc » Professional Grade Lawn Baggers and Dethatchers The two people I have talked to...
  86. RomeK2

    Kubota BX25 or John Deere 2305 Again?

    Hello, I am new to this forum but have read a lot of reviews. I would like to hear your comments on my specific situation. I am new to tractors, 2 years (about 100 Hours). I have owned an old...
  87. meb9796

    replacement rops for jd2305

    Anyone know where I can get my hands on a fold down rops for a jd2305. I 'kinda' modified mine in the hopes of 'making' them fold down, but have been unable to find the proper bracket. I realize...
  88. D

    2305 vs 2520 vs 3320 - Need advice

    My Situation - I have 7.5 acres, 3.5 will be finish mow (relatively flat and unobstructed), and about another 3 will be rough cut once or twice a year. (I currently have a 4' brush hog to use)...
  89. etcallhome

    Is this a good deal trading a 2210 in on a 2305

    Found a 2305 w/fel and backhoe and 2 buckets with 65 hrs appx 2mo old Thought about trading my 2210 w/fel and 263 hrs ,2yrs old I want to keep my mower and front blade! Dealer has 2305 priced at...
  90. P

    Oil & Fuel 2305 break in and oil change

    My dealer told me that ther isn't any break in required for my tractor and that I should work it as hard as I want to right away. I always heard that you should vary the engine speed and load for...
  91. R

    2305 with bachhoe/swivel seat

    In case some of you don't know, Deere has a replacement seat swivel for the 2305 with backhoe. I had it installed last week and it is great. The dealer told me that Deere does not notify anyone...
  92. dieselram

    2305 62" MMM, how much should I pay?

    I think I want a new 2305 with the 62" deck and thats it. I already have a 4300 TLB for other stuff. I just can't see spending that much or more for the X595 or whatever they call it now. Plus the...
  93. S

    Another 2305 vs 2320 question

    I have gotten some price quotes (only 2 dealers)for these two models with the same attachments/setup (tractor, loader and tiller-no mower). I am finding that the difference between models at...
  94. D

    2305 mmm independent hydrallic lift

    I have ordered to optional independent hydrallic lift for my 2305. Has anyone had to experience to install this option themselve. Just preparing myself for the install. David
  95. smalltown

    John Deere 2305 transmission fan

    Want to say hi from a new member. And ask a few questions. I have been reading as many posts as I can about the John Deere 2305, and I've got the sore eyes to prove it! :D I've got just under 2...
  96. fishpick

    BX2350 (BX24) or JD2305

    So after reading countless posts here and getting lots of good advice - My wife took me on, as she called it, a "Tractor Visitation Day" - We looked at a bunch (great day)... After deciding that...
  97. C

    2305 has bent 200cx mounts?

    I have a 2305 with a 200cx loader. I have noticed that the left and right loader mounts that bolt to the frame are not parellel. They both appear to have deflected downward due to the loads...
  98. P

    2305 fel bucket size

    i am getting ready to purchase a fel for my 2305...i am questioning the 49" or the 53" bucket...i would per fer the 53 i think but worry alittle about the capability of the tractor to handle...
  99. megotatractor

    Spotted; 2305 and 2320 side by side

    I was driving by the JD dealer in Northfield, Minnesota today and they had two little tractors with loaders sitting in the front corner of the lot looking lonely in the snow. I knew the 2305...
  100. HarleyScooter

    JD 2305 Folding ROP's Done

    JD 2305 Folding ROP\'s Done A friend bought a 2305 and he wanted a folding ROP's, when he found out he could not buy one from JD he was going to take it off. I told him we could make it fold...
  101. J

    Need some help- small anti-freeze leak on Deere 2305

    Hi This morning I went out to the shed and was surprised to see a small puddle of liquid underneath the front axiel of my Deere 2305. It appears to be Anti-freeze seeing as its green. I checked...
  102. N

    Snow Snowblower noise on 2305 front blower

    Just put the blower on for first time this year, yeah! I have a question on noise when you put the blower down on the ground. It makes some awful noises and sounds like the entire unit is going...
  103. E

    Snow FEL snow plow for JD 2305

    Is there a FEL snow plow for the JD 2305?
  104. G

    2305 - 62C mmm cut quality

    I purchased a 2305 with 62C mmm about a month ago and the cut quality is not good at all! I have tried running it wide open and at 2500 rpm's, slow or fast, there is no difference. I am not...
  105. A

    My Sub Compact "TLB" Review (BX24, JD 2305, and MF GC2310)

    I think I致e made my decision to purchase the GC2310 TLB based upon build and operation of this tractor. Now I'm new to this whole tractor thing so you may want to take this review with a grain of...
  106. R

    2210 vs. 2305

    Tractorless newbie here. I'm considering several models including the baby Deeres. I looked at some specs that said the 2210 is wider than the 2305. That would seem to make it more stable on my...
  107. N

    Oil & Fuel 2305 oil change

    Just did my first oil change on my 2305 at 32 hrs. Didn't get to 50 Hrs in my first year! I would get more hrs on it, but it just doesn't take very long to mow my lawn and field! Anyway, I put...
  108. E

    Heavy Duty Bucket 61" on 2305

    Does anyone have any experience using the JD heavy duty bucket on their JD 2305. I plan on using this bucket for snow removal and the HD Bucket is already predrilled for replaceable scrapper...
  109. A

    Snow 2305 Snow removel

    Looking for some advice. I need to plow snow on about 1/4 acre gravel parking lot and 200 yard gravel lane. I currently have a 2305 with R4's 200cx loader and have been using a 7' rear blade. Up...
  110. Z

    Yes another vs thread! JD 2305 vs Kubota BX2360

    I have both my local dealers at the exact same price! The JD dealership is about 3 miles away while the Kubota is about 10 miles away.. so that does not matter. Both dealers seem to very...
  111. S

    John Deere 2305 backhoe being introduced

    I was just at my JD dealer yesterday and the sales guy I was talking to was just back from a dealer show down south the week before. He told me that JD is introducing a new backhoe for the 2305...
  112. T

    Oil & Fuel 2305 Fuel Consumption

    I just bought a 2305 and was wondering if the fuel consumption will get better after breaking in tractor over time? I am new to diesels!
  113. N

    Got my 2305 yesterday

    2305 CX FEL, 54" MMM. Very happy, this thing mows like a beast. Have not done much loader work, as I need to get some ballast. Now, a couple question/comments. - No less than 10 people tried to...
  114. L

    2305 & X700 Series Seat

    Does anyone know if you can adapt the delux X700 seat to fit on the 2305? If so does anyone have a picture of the 2305 with the seat on it? I would like to see it and show it to my dealer. I...
  115. M

    My new 2305 -3pt log splitter

    Hi everyone! I just got my new 2305 delivered tonight at 7:30 PM! :D Man cant wait for this Pittsburgh weather to cooperate so i can go do some diggin!!! Anyone built one of those 3pt...
  116. johnwilldo

    John Deere 2305 Engine Replacement?

    My 2010 John Deere 2305 engine with 960 hours on it blew while field mowing last week. I heard a rattle and stopped the tractor, but let the engine run at low idle. I dismounted the tractor and...
  117. C

    2305 PTO selector shaft - CHOPPED!

    Hey all, in the last two years, my PTO selector shaft has been a point of contention with my 2305. In anything but the rear-most position (rear PTO only), the dang thing grabs my clothing and/or...
  118. 7

    Lots of choices...decision time. 1026R or used 2305?

    I've finally decided a SCUT is my best option...80% mowing, 20 % odd jobs (firewood, landscaping, etc). I've run the circuit on shopping. I'm still considering the following; All Loader/MMM. JD...
  119. B

    60" tiller on 2305

    Hey guys, need your advice. I'm looking at the King Kutter tillers and need to know if a 60" is acceptable on the 2305. I'm going to split the cost and share the tiller with a guy that has a...
  120. B

    2305 John Deere hydraulics

    I have a 2305 John Deere with a loader and belly mower. I dont have any auxiliary hydraulic. My issue is after the tractor has ran a while the loader slows down and I can’t get the mower deck to...
  121. G

    2305 Trouble

    I have a 2305 with 170 hours on it. After running the tractor for about 30 minutes. I attempted to turn it back on about 15 minutes later and I only got a buzzing noise from under the steering...
  122. S

    JD2305 for snow removal?

    Hey Guys! New member here, but I have been lurking for some time. Very impressed with the knowledge and "willingness to share" displayed on this board. Here is my question/situation. I live in the...
  123. 2

    NEW 2305 OWNER!!!!

    Hi Everyone, I just finalized a deal on a JD 2305 this morning at my local dealership. I have had it out at my house for a few days testing and all I can say is WOW. What an amazing little...
  124. archerynut

    BH for 2305

    I am currently in the market for a SCUT and I have narrowed the field to a JD 2305 or a BX24. I was wondering if anyone had any information about the backhoe that was just introduced for the...
  125. F

    New Home for 2305.

    This is the new home for the 2305. Shed was put up last fall, and got concrete in 6 weeks ago! Fitz
  126. A

    What would you do: JD 2305, 2320, or Terramite T5C

    New one to this great site and I知 starting to learn a bit as I am completely new to the tractor segment. I have a 6 acres, gradual hilly with lots of trees. I currently own a Hustler 60 ZTR...
  127. D33r3 6r33N

    One or two bottom on 2305?

    Forgive me if this is a repost. (I'm sure it is somewhere, I can't be the only tractor noob that has ever asked this question.) Would you recommend a one or two bottom plow on a 2305? I haven't...
  128. R

    John Deere 2305 Will not stay running

    I have a 2008 JD 2305 With loader. Awsome little tractor. Recently it has not wanted to stay running. It has done this several times and cleared itself up until now. It starts and then dies just...
  129. R

    2305 not charging

    So,like the title says my tractor not charging. Battery is good connections are clean. The alternator is puting out 30.86 amps ac. I'm not geting any thing out of the rectifier. I have continuity...
  130. chipsndust

    Tires Flat tire on 2305

    This is my second winter with the tractor, last year it was in a heated garage, this year it's under a "lean-to" open on three sides. Never had low tire pressure until this winter. Only "change"...
  131. Dyer retired

    I don't have the BX24 - JD2305 answer

    My neighbor is looking at the Kubota BX24 and the John Deere 2305 at our nearby dealer (the dealer sells both brands.) His question is: Should he be concerned about the amount of plastic on both...
  132. D

    john deere 2305 pallet forks question

    any body have the frontier pallet forks for john Deere 2305 the model Frontier AP12 Series Pallet Forks Frontier AP13 Series Pallet Fork what did you pay for them thanks
  133. W

    2305 tie rod

    While putting new tires on my 2010-2305, noticed the right side tie rod ball is sloppy ( left still tight ). I just looked on Green Farm. List for $602 LVA803708 Has anyone ever replaced or even...
  134. BleedGreen

    Tractor News Who would prefer a Folding ROPS on the 2305?

    Don't everyone raise your hands at once!
  135. T

    Another New 2305

    2305 with loaded Turfs 47" snowblower 60" rear blade 200 CX loader w/61" bucket
  136. C

    Help confirm 2305 fuel solenoid diagnosis

    2305 fuel solenoid diagnosis - SOLVED see last post After searching the forums and finding some very useful info I think I've narrowed down my starting problem to the fuel solenoid. Removing the...
  137. T

    questions for jd 2305 with hard side curtiss cabs

    hello all !! wondering if you did own install and how tough was it incl heater. also if you are really happy with it and if you dont mind how much you paid. im getting ready to order one and was...
  138. S

    Backhoe John Deere 2305 backhoe being introduced

    I was just at my JD dealer yesterday and the sales guy I was talking to was just back from a dealer show down south the week before. He told me that JD is introducing a new backhoe for the 2305...
  139. Kyle_in_Tex

    2305 PTO not engaging

    First off, this is not my tractor. It belongs to the company I work for. They have a guy who uses it regularly. He is not mechanically inclined. The tractor will start and run fine. The...
  140. L

    Financing JD 2305

    My apologies if I offended anyone as it was not my intention or desire. A large purchase of any machinery with 5 figures is a huge undertaking for me and I was not intentially slighting anyone nor...
  141. O

    BackHoe for new 2305

    Hello folks. I am about to take delivery on a new 2305(200CX, 62C MMM, iMatch, 48''FrontierBoxScrape, 647 JD Tiller). I figured I would ask the dealer what my options on a dealer installed BH...
  142. R

    Got a 2305 quote today

    Hi guys, Longtime Deere user here thats decided to step up from a 345 54"mmm w/ powerflo and 48" Snow plow to a 3205 w/ FEL, 62" mmm and 54" front blade w/ front hitch. Now keep in mind this is a...
  143. fdmars

    2305 and front grill plugging up

    Wow, mowed about 1/2 acre and the front grill was totally packed. Do not think any air was flowing at all. :mad: Do not have any dashboard space for a water temp gauge, Did read here about a...
  144. E

    2305 First Service

    It has been recommended that @ the first 50 hours I change transmission oil & filter, and clean transmission suction screen. Is this something I should do myself or for warranty purposes take it...
  145. B

    New 2305 - dash lights and other observations

    Took delivery of a new 2305 last night. Too bad it doesn't have a "4WD engaged" dash lamp like the 2320 had. Also, if I recall correctly, the 2320 had a glow plug lamp that would extinguish...
  146. 2

    Brand New 2305 - Hydraulic Problem

    What a depressing Sunday I had. It finally snowed and I jumped on my shiny new 2305 with FEL to play, I mean clean the driveway. I was on the tractor for 2 minutes and the Loader stopped...
  147. ChuckinNH

    JD 2305, or BX2360?

    I'm thinking about upgrading my Legacy to one of these primarily for mowing, and material collection. A snowblower might be part of the picture too, but I have a loader on my larger tractor, and...
  148. D

    2305 diverter valve slop

    I've had a diverter valve hooked up on my 2305 since fall. When I use it now, in mower independent lift position, the deck goes up and down but the bucket curls slightly as well. I don't...
  149. jsygrovehpi

    New Retaining Wall utilizing new JD 2305 TLB

    Well we started the destruction...I mean...construction last night. Below are 'Before' pictures. The only thing we did prior to when the pictures were taken was that we cut the #3 rebar that was...
  150. N

    2305 starting problem

    I just bought my first small tractor. 2008 2305 with a snow blower, loader, 62 inch deck, bagger and a JoDale cab. It's going to be great for blowing snow. My question is it is having some...
  151. J

    Saying Goodbye to 2305

    Today I traded in my 2305 for a slightly used X485 and a new JD Trail Buck 650 ATV. After 26 hours in the saddle, it occured to me that the 2305 would not move the kind of earth I wanted it to...
  152. L

    Why is a Kubota BX24 better than a John Deere 2305

    Your opinon on why you would buy a Bx 24 over a John Deere 2305 ???????? Please be technical with your answers. I'm curious on why people buy one over the other. THANKS
  153. Joe Gremlin

    2305 50 hour MX - Still Confused

    My 2305 just ticked past 50 on the meter this week. So I've read the manual, talked to the guys at the dealer and read every thread on the subject I could find using the search function. And now...
  154. C

    2305 vs 7610

    OK heres the situation; we have had the 7610+MMM+FEL for 5 years - been a great machine w/o issues, although i never felt it mowed all that great. We are currently on 5 acres wit 800ft driveway...
  155. D

    2305 Curtis Cab Install

    The pics I wish I had when deciding to purchase, and then installing, a soft side cab on my 2305. Note that I'm not saying I installed everything correctly, and I'm not quite done. Hope they...
  156. I

    Price Check Is this a fair price for a new JD2305?

    Hello all, I've been an avid fan of TBN for quite some time, for all sorts of useful discussions and answers beyond the Tractor world. Now however, I'm in need of all you Tractor experts out...
  157. A

    2305 Backhoe question

    After going back and forth on the 2305 vs 2320 debate, I've finally settled on the 2305. I may change my mind again if the dealer takes too long to get back to me with the quote. I believe my...
  158. fdmars

    2305 and drawbar use

    How much can you tow w/ a 2305 and a drawbar? does any know how much weight you can put on the drawbar, and the size of the holes for putting on a ball? How well does the locking kit work and what...
  159. P

    John Deere 2305 PTO Slipping Under Load

    First off hello to all as this is my first post on the forums.. I have a 2009 JD 2305. I use it on 3 acres for tilling my garden and pulling a 4 foot finishing mower. I noticed a while back...
  160. Z

    Comparison John Deere 2305 verse 3720

    Hi I'm a newbie here. I've got a JD 425 AWS now but I'm looking to upgrade to something with a FEL and backhoe. For the longest time I was convinced that the model of tractor I wanted was the JD...
  161. D

    John deere 2305

    I was using my tractor and it just quitrunning. It will start but as soon as you let off the ignition switch it stalls. As long as you keep the key in the start position it will stay running...
  162. 2

    New 2305 Finally Arrived!!!

    Okay, Here it is. I've have the 2305 for a few weeks now but finally got all of the accessories installed, bugs worked out, tires changed (got rid of turfs and went R4's) and of course slapped a...
  163. M

    Loader JD2305 loader control stick inputs reversed

    New to this forum. Any help and input will be much appreciated. I just purchased a JD2305 that has about 370 hrs.. It came with a loader, backhoe, belly mower and JD snow blower. The loader and...
  164. G

    2305 Won't Start

    I'm about 90% finished cleaning the 1' of snow off of my drive when my mother in law stops over. I parked my 2305 out of the way and figured it's as good a time as any for a break and proceed to...
  165. dmg

    2305 100 Hour service

    Just had my 2305 in for the first dealer service, all fluids, oils and filters changed for $ 240.00 , labor included. I felt like this was a decent deal, how about you guys ? I was expecting...
  166. A

    X748 vs 2305/2320 vs BX2360/BX2660

    Our resident X700 basher got me thinking about how they actually compare to the sub-CUTs. And while I was sitting here waiting for the laundry to finish drying I had the time to look it all up...
  167. C

    2305 Removing FEL

    Directions go on and on...any tricks to removing my fel on my 4 day old 2305?
  168. Curly69

    JD 2305 Drive Shaft U-Joint = Kabota?

    I have searched but came up empty. I need u joints for my drive-shaft and understand Kabota has them for their machines and are the same as JD. Unfortunately JD only sells the entire shaft at over...
  169. C

    Mowing 413 Rotary Mower on a 2305 Subcompact

    I just picked up a John Deere 413 rotary mower, aka "brush hog". It has a 4' cutting diameter. I can't find any published specifications on minimum horsepower required for it. The 2305 tractor has...
  170. J

    Need help with decision on JD2305

    I have been trying to figure out tractors since we bought land last year to build a house. The house is about three months from completion and the time is coming quickly when I will need to get...
  171. K

    Need Help.. 2305 won't Start

    I posted a new thread last week concerning the Fuel shut-off solenoid problem with my 2305. This weekend i replaced the solenoid and tried starting the tractor, it would spin over but would not...
  172. W

    JD 2305 vs. JD x585

    I am looking to purchase a larger tractor than my GT235 for plowing snow and mowing(only an acre). I am considering the X585 or the 2305. One thing that is important to me is to be able to plow...
  173. S

    WHAT TO BUY - John Deere 2305 or Kubota BX24

    I have a had a BX2230 that I just sold and I was very happy with it except I wanted a loader and hoe and it did not make sense to spend the money nor did it make sense because of the bulletin...
  174. G

    JD 2305 or 2320

    I'm looking at purchasing the 2320 with the 200CX loader and 62D mower. I have demo'd the 2305 but the dealer does not have a 2320 in stock to try. The 2320 is about $3000 more but now the...
  175. hcallihan

    my 2305 path project

    I have an area of woods at the end of my yard the wife likes to garden in but it can get pretty muddy at times so I am putting in a decorative gravel path for her. I dug it out to about 10" depth...
  176. F

    New 2305 Owner.

    I got my 2305 on the 30th of October and would like to say I am very happy with it. Was able to use the 62mmm for 2 weeks and the FEL quite a bit. Nancy and I bought 6.23 acres on her parents...
  177. S

    Box Blade or Grader Blade for 2305

    I have a question for all those 2305 owners out there. I am considering buying a box blade and a local 3rd party dealer is selling 4' and 5' models for about $300. Is a 5' Cat 1 Box Blade too...
  178. L

    2305 Three Point Questions

    I'm trying to get Cat 1 implements onto my 2305. I cannot get the arms to open wide enough. I called JD support and their answer was to run out the adjustment all the way, which does open it...
  179. K

    new member, new 2305

    I have been reading on this site and found it very useful. I took delivery of my new 2305 today and thought it would be a good time to put up my first post! I'm a groundskeeper by trade and have...
  180. I

    2305 Bucket Question:

    I had my 2305 delivered about one month ago. Even though I've not even burned the paint off the muffler, all is running well. Just waiting for the CC to become available and to have the MMM...
  181. N

    2305: 42" or 48" rotary cutter.

    I am getting a rotary cutter this weekend (bush hog). Of all 2305, 2210 owners, what shall be the recommendation on the size? I have analyzed the scenarios, but just haven't been able to operate...
  182. R

    2305 no hydraulics

    The hydraulics on my 2305 went out and there is a very loud whine in the pump. So far, I have changed the oil and filter in the transaxle, cleaned the mesh filter with the magnets and put it all...
  183. T

    New to me 2305

    Engine is rated at 3000 RPM. Does everyone work at 3000 except for the PTO at 2900? Or do you sometimes work at lower RPM's? My JD 445, gas, works at top speed for the engine. Full throttle while...
  184. N

    54" JD 300 series plow on JD 2305

    I've been following some of the projects here since I bought my new tractor. There's a lot of great information here and some pretty clever ideas. I finally have a chance to give something back...
  185. thepawnshop

    New 2305 Owner...Have Landscape Question....

    OK, took delivery of my 2305 this week and I purchased the landscape rake with it. I want to prep my yard for seed (it is a new construction) and I thought the rake made good sense, but the soil...
  186. F

    Snow 2305 with snow blower on gravel?

    I’m in the process of configuring a JD2305. Ultimately I’ll like to end up with 62C MMM, Rake, 200cx loader, Ballast Box, 47” - 2 stage Snow Blower and iMatch/Quick Hitch everything. However...
  187. kvjohndeere

    Im looking for a Carry all to fit JD 2305 Imatch Quickhitch

    I would greatly appreciate it If some one could help find one or where I could buy one Thanks ! I need A carryall to fit my IMatch on quickhitch !
  188. 9

    2305 buying decisions

    Morning fellas. Looking for some help in a purchase decision. Currently I have a X300 lawn mower and a B7100 Kubota with FEL and 60" MMM and 48inch box scraper. The B7100 is only 16HP but is a...
  189. bigtiller

    Plowing with a 2305

    Here are some plowing pics. I bought a used 12 inch Brinly plow but it had a category 0 hitch. JD still has in stock the cat 1 mast to fit this plow but it was way too much money so I made my own...
  190. 2

    New 2305 and 260 BH

    Hey guys, Thanks for everyones help on this website. Its a really usefull tool. Picked up my 2305 tlb on friday and put it to work on sunday. Pictures on this website Gallery :: tractor Thanks...
  191. N

    2305 questions

    I am fairly new here and am excited to have TBN as a reference and place to share now being a new JD tractor owner. Just took delivery of a new 2305 with a 54c mmm. Yesterday, I decided I wanted...
  192. M

    Price Check New JD 2305 PRICING

    Hello all, Quick question about pricing on New JD2305, Went to dealer to Order the tractor and attachments about 2 weeks ago: JD 2305 W/ cx 200 Loader 9800 +2485 54" Midmount Mower...
  193. F

    Rake JD 2305 EA landscape rake

    I've settled on EA but can't decide on the 5' Land Shark with gage wheels or the 5' XTreme Duty with gage wheels. The XTreme appears to be more robust at $179 more than the Land Shark but is it...
  194. etcallhome

    help !! 2305 had transmission leak

    While mowing tonight ,very wet grass, it seems like my power steering was hanging up at times and seemed like mower was lugging engine.. Stopped and put tractor on about a 30 degree angle front...
  195. fattyfat1

    Which 3pt. logsplitter for tiny 2305?

    looking for a 3pt. logsplitter for my 5gpm hyd. system in a JD 2305. preferably one that can split in both directions. any ideas? thanks, Trev
  196. D

    300/400 series vs 2305/2520 comparison from owners

    Hello, as some of you know I am thinking seriously of the purchase of a 2305, 2320 or 2520 and selling my 430 Garden tractor. As some of you may already know I'm physically disabled and will need...
  197. F

    Hours on your 2305?

    I have 74 hours on our 2305 as of today, seems like it pays for itself everyday!!Fitz
  198. S

    John Deere 2305 not charging.

    Had a long problem with my 2305 not charging the battery. After the dealer couldnt find the issue after many attempts I finally did. It ended up being a safety relay bad. Still waiting to see...
  199. S

    Price Check JD 2305 vs Kubota BX2360

    Help, I am going nuts reading threads on the topic. I am negotiating between the 2305 and the Kubota BX 2360. They are comparably equipeed with FEL, 60" MMM, Hydraulic snow blade. Currently I...
  200. S

    Oil & Fuel 2305 fuel consumption

    I was wondering what others are getting for fuel consumption rates. I just calculated mine after using four gallons. I came up with just a shade over .6 gallons per hour. This is quite a ways...
  201. mercdv

    2305 governor linkage question

    Hey all, I need some help and I'm hoping this is the place to get it. First, I'd like to start off by saying I have really basic mechanic skills. By basic I mean I can follow service manuals and...
  202. S

    Snow Does anyone have a 2305 with the Curtis Snow Blade that attaches to the loader arms?

    Does anyone have a 2305 or a 2320 with the Curtis Snow Blade that attaches to the loader arms with the power angle setup? I am very interested in purchasing one but wanted to see some pictures of...
  203. briwhit

    2305 Trans fan gone

    I blew my trans fan thanks to a big stick. I have a new on in hand and can't figure out how to take the old one off. Has anyone done this? Is there somewhere I can buy a shop book?
  204. S

    Finally got my 2305 after a month wait...

    Had as much fun on the little backhoe as I do on my Komatsu PC 200. Nothing like playing with toys.......Did the last 2 years of yard projects in one evening. new album name pictures from...
  205. J

    New 2305....

    I am excited, picking up my first real tractor this weekend.. Just curious if anyone else had to cut and weld on her the first day.. Garage opening 6'2" grrrr.... Tractor 6'5"
  206. chipsndust

    2305 and subsoiler

    Posted this question under "Attachments" and only got one reply. I am using my 48" Box Blade and FEL to widen/improve trails on wooded land and have some areas which need to be ditched to prevent...
  207. N

    JD 2305 Homemade Cab Build

    Hello everyone, I recently just finished up a tractor cab build for my father's JD 2305 and thought I would share my journey. Up to this point I have never posted any of my projects online...
  208. glc24

    NO MORE 2305?

    Hey guys, Was at the dealer today getting some items for my 316. They had a 2010 2305 on the floor. I was looking it over and noticed JD kind of squared the hood a little on the newer models...
  209. N

    Considering a FEL for my 2305

    Had this small tractor for about 3 years now and it has served us well. Over that time, there has been more than 1 occasion where we wished we had a FEL with bucket for this and are now seriously...
  210. DeKay

    Putting a block heater in a 2305

    Winter is coming and I need to put a block heater in my 2305. Any recommendations on the best way to take out the engine block drain plug? This is a smooth concave metal disk that seems to be...
  211. H

    2305 cooling fan

    Anyone had to replace a transmission cooling fan on a 2305? Just wondering if the drive shaft can be removed without a major ordeal.
  212. J

    Grading JD2305 Ballast box vs 48" box blade for ballast?

    Rather than a Ballast box that you can do nothing with other than add weight and use as ballast. Would I be better off with a 48” box blade (not sure what they weigh)and add some weight to it and...
  213. P

    New 2305 Being Delivered This Afternoon

    Thanks to everyone on the board for their input on my decision. Here's how the deal ended up: 2305 62mmm w/independent lift 200cx ballast box OTD:$13,200 I'll take and post some pics after I...
  214. P

    Berco cab installation on 2305

    I posted a few weeks ago wondering if anyone had suggestions on installing a Berco soft cab on a 2305, primarily because the directions assume metal footrests and a slightly smaller frame than the...
  215. Curly69

    2305 Power loss?

    Try to make this short but a long story. LOANED my tractor out and didn't get it back for over a month. It was left outside longer than it's ever been in the 10.5 yrs I've owned it. Anyhow hydro...
  216. Shawk

    JD 2305 arrived... followup w/pics

    I'll post lots of pics once the tractor is sitting in my garage... If there's anything specific anyone would like to see, just post a reply and I'll do my best to get it posted. Order was...
  217. chipsndust

    I did it! 2305 should be delivered next week

    Thanks to what I learned from lots of you guys on TBN, here's what I ended up with: 2305, 200CX, 47" snowblower w/ attach pts, 62C MMM, Woods 48" box scraper. Tractor and 200CX are at dealer, the...
  218. thepawnshop

    Ordered my 2305 today....

    OK, I decided to go 2305 as it will meet just about any need I have around the house. I did plenty of research on this and other forums before I pulled the trigger and considering the other...
  219. J

    Buying Advice 2305 rear blade for iMatch

    Hi Gang, I'm looking for a rear blade for my 2305 - mainly for snow removal and some landscaping work. I'm thinking a 6' blade is my best option? Also wondering if I should just go with the JD...
  220. H

    Deere 2305 Vs. Kubot B7600 - B2630 compact tractor

    This comming spring I in tend to purchase a compact tractor... I have around 4 acres of field/grass to cut.. plus I need to do some front end loading ... I NEED 4WD beacuse it gets pretty soggy in...
  221. P

    Kubota BS2230 trade for 2305

    My back is no longer able to take the seat on the Kubota on my rough yard mowing. Since the dealer I bought it from 2 years ago sells both JD and Kubota I believe they are offering me a pretty...
  222. JD4me

    JD 2305 Owner and New to Forum

    Greetings All, Just want to say what a great quality forum this is with what looks to be a wealth of good information. After a year and few shake down items and small fixes; my new 2305 is the...
  223. T

    2305 Advice Needed - Loader vs. Snow Thrower

    Long time lurker close to a purchase on a 2305. Here's my deal (please advise your thoughts): 2305 w/Turfs, 200CX Loader, 54"MMM, Ballast Box $14,050 I have a 200' flat driveway and will need to...
  224. Shawk

    Picked up a Deere 3120... time to retire my 2305

    Well, I've been all over the place with little tractors.... I started with a LX188, then 325, to my 425 (man, this was a good unit to me) then my first "tractor" 2210, went to a 2520, back to a...
  225. J

    Need some advise on JD2305 is it for me?

    I am looking to get a JD2305 with R-4 tires a 200cx loader, 53” bucket, ballast box, hood guard, 62” mmm and a LX4 rotary cutter. My question is will it handle what I want to do with it? Mow 2...
  226. dieselram

    2210 or 2305 owners- want turfs?

    I bought an X585 and it has turf tires. I am looking for R4s and will swap my turfs and a couple of bucks. Wheels and tires and offset are the same, the turfs on mine are the same as the ones from...
  227. T

    Grading 2305 blade

    i have a 2305 with a front mount snow blade. looking at getting a fel to move the snow drifts and piles. My question when i change over from blade to fel do i need to remove the mounting bracket...
  228. GreenSherpa

    Snow Snow push on a 2305?

    Anyone have one of these on a 2305? Or experience with a push on a similar-sized machine?
  229. D33r3 6r33N

    JD 2305 3ph falling apart??

    I found the washer in the pictures on the pull behind hitch before I hooked up the tiller this afternoon, I found out where it came from when the upper right pin in the 3ph fell out when I was...
  230. W

    2305 tranny fan

    I happened to look at the fan after taking my skid plate off and noticed it seems slightly loose on the drive shaft. Checked the 4 fan bolts and the 2 split half bolts and they all are tight.It...
  231. P

    2305 won't start

    Neighbor has a 4 yr old 2305 and it won't start. He said he backed it into his garage, pulled the throttle back to idle it for a minute and it died and would not refire. He changed the fuel...
  232. T

    Light Duty Pallet Forks for 2305

    I'm looking for a light duty pallet fork attachment for my 2305 but JD does not offer one. Any help in the aftermarket?
  233. chipsndust

    Road building with 2305

    Here are some pictures of my summer project. Beavers built a dam on neighbor's property, flooding 6-8 acres of my wooded land, and causing loss of access to part of my property. I put 6'-8' logs...
  234. R

    Help mounting Hyd lift MMM on 2305

    Has anyone with a 2305 and the hydraulic lift MMM figured out an easier way to mount the mower deck? Today I was having "one of those days" and it took me close to 45 min. to mount my deck...
  235. C

    2305 Spring Maint.

    At 95 hours I pulled my oil and filter. Oil was pretty clean considering it's original oil. The oil filter I needed to borrow a smallllllllllll filter wrench, and then had to stand on it to get it...
  236. T

    2305 I am almost ready...Help push me ovveerrr the edge

    Well after almost a year of lurking I am ready to pull the trigger on a new JD 2305. My question is….If you had to do it over again what would you change about how you ordered your tractor? What...
  237. davkir

    2305 / LX4 problem

    I have been having an occasional problem with the LX4 blades getting stuck together in the middle when starting the PTO. I was at the dealer today and he told me that J.D. has a fix for it. It...
  238. C

    How worried should I be - JD 2305 Front Axle

    Hi All, I bought a used 2305 this summer, with approx 435 hours on the meter. The guy I bought it from also bought it used, and said he rarely ever used it, put about 10 hours on it. When he...
  239. cast_and_blast

    Original Tractor cab for JD 2305 - what options?

    Looking to add a cab before any more snow flies this year here in MN. Original Tractor Cab seems to be the only one that is priced anywhere close to reasonable - so that will most likely be my...
  240. J

    Quote JD 2305 CUT

    Would you buy this tractor, configured this way, for this price? J
  241. O

    Comparison 2305 vs 2520 Need Help

    I'm trying to weigh the pros and cons between these two. The 2305 is a 2011 model with 385 hrs and has a FEL and belly mower. In good shape and stored inside. Price is $10k. The 2520 I'm not...
  242. Ruffian

    Noobie here. Problems with new 2305

    And I am a first time tractor owner and found this great site very helpful in educating myself about these fine machines. I do not understand how tractors work, how to take off implements and put...
  243. W

    Jd2305 starter

    I figured I would start a new post on this. My tractor had been partially under water in Orlando during Hurricane Ian. After, it would only start on the second attempt. Today, wouldn’t turn over...
  244. H

    2305 Wheel Spacers

    I've done some reading but wanted to get some opinions on rear wheel spacers for the 2305. I have some hills and can use all the stability I can get. Now, I don't even have the tractor yet so I...
  245. T

    Larger tires for 2305

    Has anyone looked into putting larger tires on a 2305? I believe larger tires would actually make the tractor more stable when using the FEL because the load in the bucket could be carried below...
  246. N

    Keep the 4100 or Get a 2305?

    I went to the dealer yesterday to bring in a part so that they could thoroughly checkout my 2001 4100. I have only 98 hours on it (it has been sitting up for 8 months in storage - I moved to...
  247. C

    2305 Power Beyond kit install

    I just installed a Power Beyond kit, JD p/n LVB24981, on my 2305 and thought I'd just mention that it was a real b*tch to add! Anyone buying a new machine with any possibility of adding a backhoe...
  248. F

    Goodbye 2305, hello 1025r!

    Got my new Green ride a couple days ago. Still getting familiar with everything. I decided that I don't want to keep the Power Flow bagger system, so I posted it for sale. Anyhow, here's the...
  249. cdhd2001

    Bought a new JD 2305!

    Tractor arrived Saturday morning! This thing is great! Already spent two hours fixing a driveway pothole and some brush clearing.:D
  250. B

    New 2305 owner

    This is my first post though have lurked on the board for a month or so. Anyway just wanted to say hello and let all know that my wonderful better half let me buy a tractor. Having owned an...
  251. C

    2305 First Generation Swivel Seat Fix - sort of

    For those stuck with the first generation seat swivel, you might find some relief in these modifications to get your swivel to rotate a bit more smoothly. I took a good look at the mechanism to...
  252. I

    2305 hydrolic oil question

    I have a new 2305, and found that the oil in the rear sight glass is low. I check this as I was attempting to back-blade a dirt pile and found that I had no downward pressure. Anyway, I checked...
  253. S

    Considering a BX24 and moving the 2305 out

    I am considering getting a BX24 because of its size and the backhoe. ilike my 2305 a lot, i have the 200cx and 54 mmm but no back hoe. the 24 is a bit smaller and will fit my trailer better and I...
  254. JDinVT

    Buying Advice 2305 with attachements

    Hey all! I am new (posted a few times in another thread) but mostly new. Thanks for the tips in advance! Looking at a 2305, but I have some questions. I am also going to look at a Kubota, but...
  255. N

    Looking at a 2006 2305

    A local dealer has a 2006 2305 with 1100 hrs, 200CX loader, and 54C mower. He is asking $7900. A few questions for you guys with experience: Is the loader easy to take on and off? Is the mower...
  256. sweeter

    New 2305 TLB

    I brought this home on Saturday and I'm impressed with the power so far. It has more power than I anticipated and it has a great center of balance. Sweeter
  257. R

    Three Prong Plug on JD 2305

    I am curious about the function of the three prong plug on the right side of the engine compartment, very close to the fuel filter and can be seen hanging from the outside. I have some thought...
  258. I

    Buying Advice John Deere 2305

    I am purchasing a new home and can buy a John Deere 2305 from the current home owner as a side deal. I can't find the year on it but an attachment is stamped 2007. I'm assuming 2008 or later...
  259. T

    New 2305

    Hey all, After some intensive shopping and kicking tires, I bought a new 2305 from my local dealer today. Woohoo!!! I can't wait to get it home to start some of my projects. I can think of some...
  260. H

    Price Check is there much haggle room on 2305 pricing?

    I just got a quote for a 2305 with r4's and a 49'' FEL and ballast box that came out to $13,331, no mower deck. there is a site sponsor that has a 2305 with a 53'' bucket, and 62'' mower deck for...
  261. D

    Pulled the trigger on a 2305

    Just got back from the Dealership after buying a 2305. For those that are interested, price was $14,345 for tractor, turf tires, 200CX FEL, 54"MMM, Weight Box, tires loaded with Rim Guard and a...
  262. C

    Mowing 413 rotary mower on back of a 2305, chapter 2

    Ok, so I've put some new blades on, straightened out the front chain guard and replaced most of the chains. I moved the lift pins to the lower holes (new pins). A little bit of minor hammering...
  263. U

    2305 or 2320, again

    The 2305 vs 2320 issue I realize is old hat. I have gone back and reread the posts about these two machines, but would like to ask for any more opinions anyone might be kind enough to offer. I...
  264. dixstir

    new 2305

    My 2305 is ready to pickup thursday schould be home by 7 pit her in the shop and wait for friday .on goes the cab hook up the heater and the wires on with the chains . will be taking a lot of...
  265. C

    2305 john deere tires

    Could any one help me out here. I want to put a turf tire on the front of a 2305 and the rears will be r-4 type. Will there be any problem doing this?? thanks and help wanted!
  266. I

    2305 Forward aux. Lighting Problem

    I just attempted to install the aux. lighting kit (LVB25546), and hit a snag. The mounting of the brush guards and the lights went well. Even had no trouble fishing the wires thru the ROP. Now...
  267. Ironhand

    2305 w/ 47" front blower performance?

    We got our first significant snow of the winter last night, finally giving me the chance to blow with my new setup. I found myself a little underwhelmed with the throwing distance, though... We...
  268. J

    JD2305 Owners what is your tractor used for?

    JD2305 Owners what is your tractor used for? Do you do any pasture work? Bush hog? How much land do you maintain? Do you wish you bought a bigger tractor. Like a JD2320. Or is it not worth the...
  269. wagonguy

    New 2305 is home

    Today must be bring new tractor home day. and of course right off the trailer it had to get the test. picked up Escort engine/tranmission off ground; no problem.Test 1 complete and passed. Test 2-...
  270. R

    2305 VS 2320

    Ok I think I like these 2 tractors over the kubota,BX and B series. Now the big question what one. I have about 3 ac and mow about 1/2 to 3/4 ac will be more later maybe a acre. I am reclaiming...
  271. lanemc

    New 2305 - just dropped off!

    First time utility tractor owner - first time Deere owner! Needless to say i'm thrilled & just had to post a few pictures of her. Used TBN quite a bit in making my choice - lurked for quite...
  272. usmcshepherd

    John Deere 2305 vs 2320

    Well I can't tell everyone how much I am enjoying the TBN forums. It has provided me with a significant amount of information that has been a great asset is narrowing my search on my first...
  273. W

    glow plugs on 2305

    anyone have some guidence on how the glow plugs work? I'm used to a light that goes out when they are ready. Is it just something that you have to time yourself?
  274. johnnydel29

    I Broke the PTO on my 2305

    I walked in the house tonight looking pale as a ghost. I was mowing w/ my 4' bush mower. I hit a large stone, made a loud bang ad notice PTO sounded funny. Turned the machine off, noticed that...
  275. S

    My 2305 FEL bucket hitch modification and a few pics

    Here's what my brother and I added to my bucket to move the trailer around. We also made the drop hitch and the hook out of some scrap we had laying around. If I have any kind of bending on the...
  276. bigtiller

    Canopy 2305 Canopy

    Mowing isn't so bad when it is done in the shade. It takes me about 4 hours to mow so I am really enjoying it. It does make the hydro noise more noticeable but I always use ear plugs so it is no...
  277. O

    Jd 2305 will not crank

    Hello all, I have spent the last 3 hours searching for a thread which might lead me to an answer to my problem. I found none so here I am. I am working on a JD 2305 and hope someone can help me...
  278. P

    USED 2210 VS NEW 2305

    I posted the same question about a month ago. I am close to pulling the trigger, maybe this week, so I need some reassurance. Used 2210 is a 2005 with 140 hours. I know the guy that traded it...
  279. crzysnake137

    2305 and 2320 and 2520 were looked at

    Hey all i just visited one of my local john deere dealers and got to sit/ look at all three machines and man am i troubled. The 2305 had the new curved boom backhoe and i likewd that and the 2320...
  280. F

    3-Point Hitch jd2305 - CountyLine PHD, yes or no?

    Does anyone have any first hand experience with TSC's CountyLine post hole digger on a JD 2305? I'm looking at the digger with 12" auger. TSC is local (20 miles) and carries the auger tips...
  281. JD4me

    JD 2305 PTO Shaft Adjust Procedure-rear case failure

    There has been numerous posts on the 2305 rear case failure largely due to PTO and shaft issues...
  282. hcallihan

    New 2305

    Got my new 2305 delivered Saturday. Been busy rearranging my shed to store the various attacments. Have 54c deck with mower axles on order, 200CX FEL with 49" bucket, Imatch, ballast box...
  283. bigtiller

    2305 & Curtis Cab

    To thoes of us in the midwest that find our selves moving snow this week, if you have been thinking of buying a cab I have to tell you to just do it. I bought mine last week and spent some time...
  284. Foxtrot08

    John Deere 2305 - Battery won't charge.

    I've read a lot - including all the threads on TBN - about the same issue. It seems like it could be several things: 1. Bad battery - I however, just got a new battery for it, installed it - it...
  285. cast_and_blast

    New 2305 vs. used 2210

    Hi - First - great community here. Lots of info - I've been lurking for about a month or so. I've been shopping the sub-cut market for a bit, it came down to a bx-2230 or a jd 2210 or 2305...
  286. V

    Can a 2305 pull a 24' sailboat?

    For some reason that remains unknown, I've but bought a 24' sailboat to restore. The thing is, I need to drag it through the finished yard to the edge of the leach field (yes, I know..., I'll be...
  287. B

    New JD 2305! Have some questions + pictures

    Hello All, Well I picked up my 2305 today. I filled up the ballast box with 11 bags of concrete and it feels great! I took it out in the field for a bit to see how it digs and it is quite...
  288. B

    3-Point Hitch Suitable PHD for 2305

    Any ideas / experience with 2305 owners using a post hole digger? Which manufacturers sell PHD for sub-compact 2305 tractor size?
  289. Dale1995

    47" snowblower cv joint 2305

    I just got off the phone with my local john deere dealer, and was complaining that my front shaft that connects the snowblower to the pto has alot of noise and play in it. I was going to try to...
  290. johnwilldo

    Oil & Fuel John Deere 2305 stops running after about 45 minutes of mowing

    Been having a problem with my John Deere 2305. Seems to be quitting due to fuel starvation after about 45 minutes of mowing. I can let it sit for about 10 minutes and get it to restart after...
  291. chipsndust

    2305 delivered 4/4/05

    Thanks again to you guys on TBN for information and advice. This is a great site. Tractor was delivered yesterday , my dealer is great to work with. Boxscraper came with no top link pin and no...
  292. T

    JD 2305 Fuel Shutoff Diode Bad

    I have a JD 2305 that was running just fine, I shut it off for only a few minutes. It would not restart. It would run for just a second then die each time I would attempt to start it. After...
  293. K

    JD 2305 Main Drive Shaft U-Joints

    I just found out on this forum about the horror stories when these joints fail. I baby my tractor, but I never knew these zerks even existed, even though I read the manual from cover to cover. Now...
  294. W

    Tiller for 2305

    I am currently waiting for arrival of my new 2305 but I have a question about a tiller for it. I'm not looking to buy one so my question is not what size is the best fit but whether or not this...
  295. A

    Replacement wheels for my JD 2305

    Has anyone found a place that sells replacement wheels for a JD 2305. I have been looking around for a second set of rear wheels and have not had much success. Trying to save a few bucks over...
  296. G

    Wheel spacers for a 2305

    Hello, We've recently refinished a dyke around our property to make it passable with the tractor, but the slope is a little steep in a couple of spots. From what I've read, loading the tires is...
  297. A

    Has the price(2305) gone down?

    I was messing around on the Deere website and was curious about the 2305 price. I've been pretty much set on the BX24, never really looked at the 2305. The deere site shows it as TLB for $16309...
  298. G

    tnt for 2305

    I am thinking of trying to add tnt to my 2305, I have the 260 bh so i have power beyond already. I need to know if anyone has successfully installed tnt, parts used and their placement as space is...
  299. chipsndust

    Getting the 2305 ready

    Any body else getting ready? I did the final mowing and mulched the leaves (gator blades worked good). Cleaned and lubed the mowing deck and hung it on the wall. Loader and bucket fit inside my...
  300. J

    Is this a fair deal ? JD2305 to a JD2320

    Is this a fair deal ? JD2305 to a JD2320 2 month old JD2305, 30 hours on it, 200cx loader 53” bucket, ballast box, 62” mmm, lx4 rotary cutter. Paid $14,325 for the package. I put down $2,895...
  301. K

    2305 Shortage

    I am getting ready to purchase my first tractor. I have narrowed it down to either orange or green. I went to the JD dealer today and the salesman said they can't get enough 2305s. He has two...
  302. A

    2305 vs 2520 Rockshaft Control

    Can someone provide an explanation of the difference/deficiency of the 2305 rockshaft control vs. the "position control" on the 2520? The dealer made it sound as if the only options with the 2305...
  303. JDFORLIFE

    2305 plow and tiller question

    First off I am wanting to till gardens for people. The question is should I get a plow to loosen up the dirt first or do you think a rotary tiller will do fine, I don't want to beat myself up all...
  304. C

    2305 adding a landscape rake 4ft or 5ft wide?

    Whatever I get will have the wheel kit, but is a 5 ft rake too much for the little 2305? I'm also looking for direction on brand. My land is very hilly with densely packed moist soil and lots...
  305. R

    2305 hydo filter hangs low

    I have been looking for a tractor for a few months and today I looked @ the JD2305 seems like a nice little tractor. The only thing I worry about is how low the hydro filter hangs, I can see...
  306. H

    2305

    I have a 2305 on my property as a "demo." I like it, but while driving through my horse pasture it beat the heck out of me. It also seemed a little prone to tipping when going through ruts, etc...
  307. A

    Thoughts on JD2305 Start Problem

    I have a engine start issue on my JD2305 that I'm hoping for sounds familiar to someone here while I wait for the tech manuals to arrive. Scenario: - Everything worked perfectly until this past...
  308. I

    2305 loss of power

    I was using my power broom in the driveway after about an inch snow before our company arrived for Sunday dinner, it did a great job. The only problem I had was a sudden loss of power three or...
  309. M

    Looking for JD 2305 and 2320 Info

    I have been researching my options for a TLB for quite some time now and it appears I am leaning towards JD. I have been looking at the 2305 or maybe the 2320. I have been to a local delaer here...
  310. N

    JD 2305 front dethatcher

    I wanted a front dethatcher for my 2305 so after looking around on TBN I put this together. I took a few ideas from several different styles. The nice part is that it comes off by just...
  311. J

    imatch knock-offs? (JD2305 & RC2048)

    I have a JD 2305 and am looking at getting a RC2048 rotary cutter.. I looked at the manual for the cutter and it said the imatch is required to 'facilitate driveline length'.. I have no other...
  312. A

    2305 and Subsoiler

    I have done some searching but havent found my answer. I am thinking of getting a King Kutter subsoiler but not sure if I should get the Orange XB or the Yellow KK subsoiler. So can the 2305...
  313. North Country

    2305 won't turn over w/ new battery

    Problem history: 2008 JD 2305 on original factory battery. Somehow, it lasted this far. Sometimes it's barely turned it over but once it's turned over at least twice; it's always started. Today...
  314. F

    2305 with posthole digger?

    Anyone put a posthole digger on the 2305 yet, I see the info with the Backhoe and its seems to be coming along well. I don't think I'll be digging, but the 6.23 might need a new fence in some...
  315. kvjohndeere

    I traded in my 2305 for the 2320

    I paid 11,500.00 for my 2305 in june with deck & 2320 folding ROPS & Independent Deck lift & 54C deck ! Also Rops light protectors & Mulching kit ! He gave 10,500.00 Trade in ! I got the 2320...
  316. Piedmont

    Traded in 2305 for a 2520

    After a lot of thought and number crunching I traded my 2305 in for a 2520. This tractor rocks, it really fits my needs and heck it’s bigger! I’ve attached a couple of glamor shots for ya all.
  317. meb9796

    Posthole Digger Little beaver PHD attached to a JD 2305

    Anyone ever tried to hook up a little beaver hydraulic PHD to a tractor? I've checked their website and they say that you can hook them up to a pump, so was thinking of trying to connect it to my...
  318. C

    Yet one more new 2305 owner

    Just got the new baby home on saturday. Drove all over the yard and mowed a little bit as well, even though it was about 45 out. Much better than the 28 when the girl was delivered. the...
  319. etcallhome

    new 2305,bh,fel,amd mmm

    Just getting around to sending photo of new tractor ,bh, fel and mmm The bh does a pretty good job for the size of machine .
  320. C

    2305 fuel tank

    At 111 hours a few weeks ago the engine will start to die from 2800 to 2000 rpms, then climbs up again. Now it runs and shuts down. Checked forum and tank cap vent is OK. Now I see that my clear...
  321. J

    New 2305 for me

    Hey guys, First off, great forum, great advice....I've learned alot. Thank you to all. After many hours of lurking, I've decided on: JD 2305, 62C MMM, FEL, ballast box, iMatch hitch (i have a...
  322. srs

    Video of belly mower removal on 2305?

    Just wondering if anyone here on the Deere site might have a link to a video of someone removing (and reinstalling) the belly mower on a JD 2305 tractor? A friend of mine just purchased a 2305...
  323. L

    2305 snowblower options

    I'm wanting to put a snowblower on my Deere 2305. With the JD 54" blower being close to 4k once you get the mount and hydraulic swivel, what other brands/models would fit my tractor? Just thinking...
  324. Piedmont

    Pulled the trigger on a JD 2305

    First let me say thanks to everyone who offered advice to my many questions, TBN rocks. I take delivery Saturday and I will post pictures but in the meantime... JD 2305 62" MMM 200CX Loader...
  325. B

    JD 2305 questions.

    Hi guys, I have been reading a lot in these forums, but this being my first post. I find some of the comments quite entertaining. Not only is there some very good advice but a lot of comics...
  326. L

    when to use high and/or low gear with JD 2305

    I'm a newbie with a 15 acre horse farm. Question- is it better for the tractor to drive to and from the manure pile and shavings pile, in high or low gear? Speed is not a big issue, but if I do...
  327. L

    safety/stability of JD 2305

    From all the advice I have received on the thread of X500 vs X700 I am now leaning toward a purchase of a 2305 with 62"MMM (no FEL at this time). This will be to mow 3 acres and help maintain 3...
  328. Rustyrat

    2305, 2320, 2520 and 3032e

    I am having a real hard time picking a tractor. I want a tractor, loader and backhoe for now. Possibly a tiller, rotary cutter and chipper down the road. I have a some lot clearing to do so I...
  329. T

    2305 trade in complete-Action photos inside

    Picked up my new 2520 yesterday at the dealer and I was able to get some muddy :) seat time today. Before the mud Testing the lifting difference, on the forks is a 72" cast iron bath tub from...
  330. D

    2520 vs. 2305 pics

    I have a buddy debating 2305 vs. 2520. We can't find a dealer that has both. Does anybody have pics of them side by side? Pro cons, etc, etc. Thanks, D.
  331. J

    New 2305, pics

    Thought I would share some pics of my new 2305. 62C deck, 47" snowblower. Although, no blower pics Plan on getting a rear blade yet. Enjoy the pics. JD Greg
  332. I

    2305 problems...Dealer and mechanical (long...sorry)

    I purchased my 2305 last fall from Deere Country Farm and Lawn, Allentown, PA, but had to wait until this year for the 62"mmm with independent lift to arrive. I had the mmm installed about 2...
  333. C

    Mowing 2305 mower deck

    Hard to explain here. When i raise my mower deck, sometimes the thick black L shaped piece of steel slips past the black arm that it attempts to raise. I know i am explaining very poorly. The...
  334. cast_and_blast

    JD 2305 Pricing - dealer differences?

    I've recently gotten serious about pricing out a JD 2305. It includes: JD 2305 with Turf Tires 62C MMM with independent lift 200CX Loader JD Ballast Box When I use the JD "configurator" I get a...
  335. R

    2305

    Currently have gx 255 with 54" deck. Was thinking of upgrading to x585. After reading reviews I'm starting to think about the 2305. My question is does the 2305 and x585 have the same wheel...
  336. JDTank

    THEE question: 2305 or a X700 series.

    I know this question has arisen many times before, but in my search for a 4000 series unit, I have been searching for a riding mower as well. Now, I would like to hear from people on the famous...
  337. msb1766

    Price Check John Deere 2305 Price

    I have a Deere dealer about 5 miles from my house that has a 08, 2305 with a 200CX loader and 260 Backhoe, Hydro Trans, 4WD, R4 Tires, and has 2 Hours on it for $16,500. Is this a fair price...
  338. C

    Wanted x728,trade a 2305 !!

    We are looking for a nice x728 that has a loader ,54 inch deck,and a front blade . Any one that may have one let us know . I have a 2007 2305 to trade for one that only has 100 hours on it as of...
  339. P

    JD 2305 Differential crown gear bolts fell off

    I was operating my Jd 2305h purchased in June 2008 backing out of a pile of leafs I was pushing to a pile when I heard a loud noise. Sounded Like a high tension cable breaking. I was in 4wd low...
  340. N

    First trans oil/filter change on my 2305

    This was going fairly smooth until I hit the suction screen part. Before I get into that, I'll add this tip. Before removing the trans filter and suction screen cover, I'd recommend blasting...
  341. Rustyrat

    2305 tlb, 3 pt hitch help

    I recently bought a used 2305 TLB with 45 hours. I also bought a used 48" rotary cutter. Previous owner never had the backhoe off. I took it off last night, 2 minutes, what a breeze. Then the...
  342. I

    Yet another 2305 buyer

    I have lurked on tbn for sometime now. Clearly the best discussion group out there. I used everyone's advice and although the cub cadet 5234 and Kubota 1830 had originally caught my fancy, one...
  343. F

    6o Gallon Fimco on 2305

    Was able to get the Fimco put together and also attached a spraygun gun today. Waiting for the bushing kit to cone in at the dealership so I can derect mount with the I-match. The spraygun works...
  344. B

    Lights on my 2305

    Hello All, Just finished the installation of lights on my JD 2305. I am attaching pics of the lights front(2) and rear (1) and a picture of the regular front lights and the added ones. I don't...
  345. G

    Just bought my new 2305

    I just purchased a new 2305. It's getting delivered saturday morning. Nervous that this will not be able to do what i need it to do. I mow about 3acres which I feel will be no issue. My real...
  346. Ironhand

    54" deck on 2305 cutting unevenly

    Last night I mowed and noticed that on the discharge side of the deck, the outer sweep of the blade was cutting about 1" lower than the rest of the deck. Didn't matter if the tractor was leaning...
  347. farmboy12

    BX24 vs. BX25 vs. 2305

    Ok, we've recently borrowed a BX23 to dig some asparagus trenches, and it was great. We used it for other small odd jobs as well. We think we may get one. Here's what I came up with: John Deere...
  348. S

    2305 Quick Hitch

    I have a new front quick hitch I was going to install on my 2305, and the instructions state I either need a Front Attaching Support Kit, or a Hood Guard Kit... So today I picked up a Hood Guard...
  349. s_morgan

    New 2305 TLB owner

    I sold my 84 4x4 International 284 w/fel , she was a great machine but I wanted a bh. I really had no intentions of going green due to price but I found a two year old 2305 w 200 hrs TLB in like...
  350. S

    2305 noise from the rear

    I have a JD 2305 and have noticed a rotational noise since the tractor was new that seems to be coming from the rear end somewhere back by the rear PTO and the PTO is off. When I backup this noise...
  351. D

    Looking to purchase a 2305 JD with bucket and backhoe

    Looking to purchase a 2010 JD 2305 with a Bucket, Backhoe and belly mower with 81hrs. Seller is asking 17500.00 and don’t know if this is a great deal or just a deal. Any advise would be greatly...
  352. B

    Price-John Deere 2305 Front Blade

    Hello All, Got a price from JD for the front blade with quick-hitch on my 2305. At first it was "around 1600" then I said that sounded quite high so he looked it up and it was about 1425. This is...
  353. J

    2305 v. 2320 for this case

    Fellow Posters, As many of you know with my now having been a member here for several years, I have had the good fortune to have bought and operated several JD compacts. I have my definite...
  354. S

    Newby needs advice: GT vs SCUT vs CUT (and, of course) 2305 vs 2320

    Howdy, I’m a newbie from KY and I’d like to request some advice. We have a small (23 acre) gentleman’s horse farm in western Kentucky. We bought it when it was in need of maintenance and repair...
  355. M

    JD 2305 backhoe and rockshaft will not work

    I bought a used 2305 last month that came with a front loader and backhoe. All worked great two weeks ago. Today I was clearing some land for about three hours with the FEL. I decided to dig out a...
  356. T

    2305 stops running

    I have a 2006 2305 w/160hrs on it. Twice I have been running the machine and it will abruptly quit. The first time It stared after cranking 2-3 times. Yesterday I had to let it sit for 2-hours...
  357. I

    2305 FEL stand

    Okay, it was bound to happen as I've bent the stand for my 200CX loader a couple of times. This time, it snapped off while bending it back down. Anyone happen to have the part number for the...
  358. FortClatsop

    Landscape rake for 2305?

    My ineptness with tree branches and a FEL on an uneven sloping pasture have me contemplating a landscape rake. Is a 5' the way to go with a 2305? Is there some benefit to sticking to the width...
  359. G

    Tractor help, thinking 2305?

    I’m looking for a CUT. I’ve just about decided on a JD 2305 but am a little hesitant. Here’s my situation. I’m in the process of building a house. My wife and I own 4 acres. It’s all field...
  360. dakotagun

    buying FEL for 2305

    think i'm gonna pull the trigger on a FEL for my 2305; just moved to our 3 acre lot and new home, have lots of landscaping and stuff to do so I think it'll get used lots. bought the tractor used...
  361. N

    JD 2305 with 54c mid mount mower PTO connection issue

    Hello, While recently mowing with the 54c mower deck, we had the PTO (female end from the deck) disconnect from the spline (male end on tractor). I didn't witness this happen. There doesn't...
  362. D

    2305 Temperature Gauge

    Hi, I could swear at some point I found some posts here that discussed tapping into a diagnostic port (like the OBD in a car) and getting engine temp data, but I can't find anything about it...
  363. Shawk

    Buying Advice Ready to order 2305... last minute advice?

    Ok guys... I've been reeled in and it looks as though I'm going to order a 2305 tomorrow (1st brand new tractor ever). I'm not a financing nut, but the offering of 0% for 2 years and a solid offer...
  364. O

    Looking for 2305 Help....Frustration Rant

    I have a 2 year old 2305. Last fall wouldn't start (even with a jump) Dealer came out and replaced the battery ( told me it was shorted out) lasted for 3 weeks. After the 3 weeks any time I...
  365. G

    john deere 2305, massey 2300, or new holl. tz25da

    can't decide!!! i really like and respect all three dealers...i have demoed all of them and really feel that they all will do the job...i probably liked the john deere the most but i am having a...
  366. natman706

    John Deere 2305 Float Position?

    Hi there, I own a John Deere 2305. I can't seem to figure out how to use the float position. Its not in my owners manual or in my 200cx loader manual. If you could tell me how to use it that would...
  367. A

    JD2305: My thoughts after first 25 hours...

    I continue seeing a number of posts of people agonizing between the 2305, 2320, 2350 tractors just as I went through so I figured I would share some of my initial thoughts on my 2305 after my...
  368. M

    2305 battery

    Is it common for these batteries to just die with no warning ? I was using my three year old 2305 for spring cleanup. This machine is garaged. It was starting and running fine all winter with...
  369. Piedmont

    JD 2305 vs Kubota 2350

    I've narrowed it down to either the JD 2305 or the Kubota 2350 and I'm really stuck on which way to go. I have 3 acres of grass to cut, fertile and aerate. I will do some loader work but truth be...
  370. Piedmont

    Almost new 2305

    Anyone have any suggestions on the best place to advertise a tractor for sale. I've tried this site and Tractorhouse and have had no response. I'm in western NC. The tractor is about 10 months old...
  371. R

    Mowing 2305 with 260 BH causing MMM problems

    I have a 2305 with the FEL and 260 BH. I brought the 54C MMM home today and hit a wall putting it together: 1)Where the front to back push rood connects on the left side of the tractor to the...
  372. D

    JD 2305 transmission

    Should a 2305 be able to spin tires on loose soil in 4 wheel and low range? I was running at about 2800 rpm. I was trying to tow something very heavy up hill in loose soil and the tractor would...
  373. D

    Snow snow blade on 2305 who uses one?

    i haven't heard much but does any one have a snow blade on the front of there 2305 do you like it ? what are your uses for it? thanks
  374. O

    Family Pictures :) [3720 & 2305]

    I know I'm off the deep end when it comes to tractors but I know you folks on this forum will understand... ;) When swapping the tractor locations (Bringing the 3720 cab up and the 2305 down) I...
  375. G

    Buying Advice John Deere 2305 Y or N?

    hi folks. new to this site. close to being a 1st time tractor owner. i'm a former heavy equipment operator, and with that said i've spend many hours on smaller tractors also. what i will...
  376. bigtiller

    2305 and moldboard plow

    Can anyone tell me how well a moldboard plow works behind a 2305? I am looking for one but I don't know how large of a share my little tractor can pull. Is it possible to get 6 inches or more deep?
  377. fgross335_2210

    Power Beyond Kit - 2305 AND 2210

    Just looking on the Deere website and saw the following "accessory" listed for the 2305 Power Beyond Kit - Includes Rear Mounted Hydraulic Couplers and Hose. Kit is Included with the Backhoe...
  378. F

    Swivel seat on JD 2305

    I have been using my backhoe quite a bit lately digging new drainage ditches on my property. The more I use it, the more frustrated I get trying to swivel the seat back and forth from driving to...
  379. B

    New John Deere 2305

    Purchased a NEW 2305, with a fel, 54in deck and backhoe, last week. Was supposed to get it today, got a call from dealer this morning. Its making a funny noise when it's in 4 wheel drive I was...
  380. E

    New Attatchment on the 2305

    Makes life easier when doing a 1,000 pound lime job.
  381. Shawk

    2210/2305 Snowblower... again

    Last night while blowing snow my unit like others started clanking and making noise. The auger (in the shoot) was clanking against the front of the housing. So tonight I pulled things apart just a...
  382. N

    Ballast Cheap ballast for 2305

    I find that I have been doing more loader work than I thought with my 2305. I know, you're never EVER supposed to carry loads without ballast, but with a little common sense, one can be OK. I am...
  383. O

    Grading Cat 0 or 1 box blade and rake for a 2305?

    I've moved off the farm and built a house on the edge of town - will be taking delivery of a new 2305 in a couple days to keep from driving my wife crazy. I've read many posts on this great site...
  384. J

    Another 2305 Quote

    Hi guys! I am new here. Been reading for about 8 months. Last fall I bought a JD GX345 and I am now wishing I had gotten a 2305 instead. I got a quote last week and I am just sharing the...
  385. B

    BX2350 and JD2305 observations

    Yes, another BX2350 versus JD2305 topic. There is a plethora of information on here about these two models, and I don't want to kick the dead horse some more, but there are some things I've...
  386. A

    Price Check Price advice on 2305

    Here is my quote on a 2305, please comment. I got prices from two suburan dealers, seems high to me. 2305 with turf tires $9,995 200 CX loader $2,650 62C mower $1,875 47...
  387. fdmars

    2305 loader and snowblower switchout

    I want to use my loader w/out taking all the snowblower drive train off, I disconnected the snow blower just behind the raise/lower cylinder leaving the bracket for the mid mount drive train in...
  388. D

    john deere 2305

    my tractor starts but then dies as soon as i release key cleaned connections good fuel new filter whats up
  389. T

    Price Check New JD 2305 Price/62C Mower/48" Box

    Hello, gentleman, and thank you in advance for your help. I'm about to pull the trigger on a 2010 JD 2305 with the above equipment. The dealer is quoting me $12,373.00 plus tax ($464). I'm...
  390. Foxtrot08

    2305 MMM question

    I've gone into some older topics and read about some issues with the 2305 62in MMM. I have the 'independent' lift, I bought the tractor 'used' with about 100 hours on it, so I didn't have much of...
  391. T

    Comparison Used Deere 2305 vs 1023E

    This 59 year old back has decided it needs a FEL so I'm looking to replace my nearly 30 year old JD 330 lawn tractor with a SCUT. Currently, these two used tractors are available: 2007 2305 with...
  392. D

    New 2305

    I have been visiting this site and MyTractorForum since December of 2008 when I realized the used 2002 John Deere X585 with Curtis Cab, 47 snow blower, and 62" deck that I purchased for...
  393. 2

    Toolbox on 2305

    Has anyone figured out a toolbox solution for the 2305. I checked out local hardware stores today and all I found were big metal boxes (all red too...) that would not look good on the 2305...
  394. johnnydel29

    Concerns About Adding 62" mmm to my 2305

    I had a previous post indicating that I was either going to purchase a 62" or 54" mmm. Thanks everyone for your feedback, it looks like I am leaning towards a 62" deck. HOWEVER, I am noticing a...
  395. bird1968

    Skid Plate 2305

    I got this one done today! If it can help someone, protect their machine, here it is. Bird
  396. D

    2305 No Lights / Wont Start without jump

    Good afternoon. Im a bit confused by whats wrong with my 2305. Out of the blue, I have to jump it to get it started. Then on top of that lost my headlights. The dash lights and blinkers work, but...
  397. Piedmont

    2305 with the 62" MMM problem

    2305 with the 62\" MMM problem I have the optional independent lift on my 2305 and I’m having trouble keeping my mower in the transport position. It drops down a good 2-3” when I’m working with...
  398. D

    Can I downsize to a 2305?

    Hello, I currently have an old Ford 860 and a little riding mower. I want to sell both and buy a single tractor for both purposes. I live on 10 acres where I need to maintain and plow a 400ft...
  399. Chuck_Lind

    NH TZ25DA vs JD 2305

    I've been comparing two sub-compact tractors to mow around my property. Both the NH TZ25DA and the John Deere 2305 are comparable in terms of horsepower, features, 4WD, etc. The NH has 25 hp...
  400. lanemc

    2305 & Landscape Rake - 'Floating' 3PT Hitch??

    Background - Had the majority of the lawn around my new build seeded professionally early June of this year (not the best time i realize!). The gentleman prep'ing it used a full size tractor & ~6...
  401. N

    3-Point Hitch 2305 3pt hydraulic lever

    Was using my tractor today with a heavy landscape rake which generated my need to want to comment about the experience. Admittedly, I am a rookie using the rake but I was pretty disappointed in...
  402. P

    Oil & Fuel 2305 spring service

    I have a JD 2305 and am getting ready to change oil and do yearly maint. I noticed in my owners manual that I need to drain water and sedimate from my fuel tank once a year. It doesn't tell me how...
  403. 2

    2305 FEL Question

    Hi Folks, I was using my 2305 to spread some dirt around this weekend. It was the first time I actually got to give the 2305 and FEL a real workout. I noticed that when I was backblading with...
  404. S

    2305 to 3720 question

    Hello! I have a JD 2305 with about 300 hours on it. I bought it new and it is my only tractor. I have the 62 inch mmm, 200CX loader, 60" tiller, and 4' rotary cutter. I finish mow about 2...
  405. Twogreens

    3-Point Hitch 2305 Lubrication

    Hi everyone. I am new to this website but have been reading everyones input for a few months. I have 10 hours on my 2305 and gone through the manual to do the proper maintenance. Since I am not...
  406. B

    Tiller on 2210 0r 2305

    I have a question for you 2210 and 2305 owners. I am considering buying a compact tractor and my dealer tells me a 2305 would be the tractor for my needs. My question is how good of a job dose the...
  407. Shawk

    Trading/selling my 2210...Who's traded for a 2305?

    Trading/selling my 2210...Who\'s traded for a 2305? Thinking of trading in my 04' 2210 w/265 hrs for a new 2305... What kind of trade $'s did you spend? My 2210 isn't perfect but it's really...
  408. C

    Mowing 413 rotary mower on back of a 2305, conclusion

    Well, I took the clutch completely apart today. I wire brushed the clutch disks and plates. The mower has been unused and in (indoor) storage for a long time so the clutch plates were somewhat...
  409. Ironhand

    Tires Mounted HDAPs on my 2305

    I finally got around to buying and mounting a set of HDAPs on my 2305. A few others here have them and seemed to be happy. My turfs were fine mowing my lawn, but obviously lousy when snowblowing...
  410. N

    2305 losing a bit of power.

    Just noticed today that my 2305 did not seem to have as much power mowing. It is ~3 yrs old, with 90 hours. Changed the hydraulic fluid at 50 hrs as suggested in the manual. Note I was recently...
  411. S

    2305 oil leak

    Hi all, this is the first post I have written about a problem with my 2305. I have a very slow oil leak that appears to be comming from under the front axel. The rate of oil loss is slow--it...
  412. E

    Tires 2305 Tires, need your opinion

    I bought my 2305 in Dec. and had it delivered with R4's due to the fact I was hoping for snow and mud and all that. No such luck so, now it is spring and 99% of my tractor work involves driving...
  413. H

    John Deere 2305 Starting and then Stopping Issues

    My JD 2305 has starting issue that is a bit different. When starting, the engine cranks over and starts but then dies out within a few seconds. This has been happening on and off for a couple...
  414. R

    new 2305

    Just wanted to say thanks for all the input. I have been lurking on this forum for a couple of weeks reading and reading. I was trying to decide between a Kubota BX2350 and a JD 2305 for a...
  415. N

    2305 starting issue.

    Well first off, I will admit this issue is self inflicted. Was hosing off the tractor (it had ran for about 5 mins a little prior to the hosing) for it's trip to the local dealer to get the new...
  416. E

    Gravel Job with the 2305

    This was a 15 ton gravel job I did this past Saturday, the object was to fill in a 3ft wide gap between the concrete and the fence. Once I got down to the shoveling by hand part it was suprising...
  417. W

    2305 RPMs for mowing and Fuel consumption

    Just curious what RPM other 2305 owners are using for mowing with MMM and what kind of fuel consumption you are seeing when mowing?
  418. T

    Buy 2305 now or wait for the new 1000 series ?

    Just beginning my search for a SCUT and have pretty much narrowed it down. For Deere, it's obviously the 2305 as I need the smallest tractor that will take a backhoe for the places I need it to...
  419. O

    2305 fan belt replacement

    I'm going to be changing the fan belt on my 2305. There is not much room to work around that belt. The owner's manual just says to loosen the mounting bolt and adjustment bolt, move the alternator...
  420. B

    2305 62C height and belt question

    I've noticed a couple things on my 2305 with 62C MMM that I'm not sure are right. First, what height setting do most of you use? I use the highest notch or maybe the one right next to it, but...
  421. C

    Help!! want a 2210 or 2305 !!

    I am searching for a good used 2210 or a 2305 with low hours and have a loader , deck . Hard to find . I will pay cash and need to find one close , so I can see it or at least get alot of...
  422. W

    Loader JD 2305 bucket leveler

    I made the Bucket leveler shortly after purchasing my 2010/2305. Normally not needed in my opinion, but I was moving a lot of dirt ( 20 ton ) on my pond dam and it came in handy. While turning...
  423. P

    JD 2305 & Woods Landscape Rake

    Folks I'm feeling a little stupid and I'm hoping you all might be able to help me out. I bought a used Woods 6' landscape rake with the wheels for my 2305. My problem is that when fully raised...
  424. H

    JD 2305

    I liive in North GA, and wa wondering if anyone can tell me what a good price for a new 2305 with 60" mower and 200CX loader would be? Does anyone have one available? Thanks
  425. I

    New 2305 - Delivered Today!

    Hi All, Finally did it. Ordered my new Green about a week ago and it got delivered today! It was a rainy day here in NJ but managed to move some dirt! I ended up getting a 2305 with 200cx...
  426. S

    PLEASE HELP!!! JD 2305 MMM RAISING ADJUSTMENT

    Does anyone know and could offer the correct procedure for how to adjust the mechanical lift for the maximum lift on my 54C MMM? I have a 2305 with the adjustment arm that goes to the rear...
  427. S

    4wd on JD 2305

    Is there a reason to NOT use the 4wd on a JD 2305 all the time? Or is it worse to keep switching from 2wd to 4wd when I need to, the switch back to 2wd when I get better traction. We just got a...
  428. J

    2305 Trans issues

    I was using the tractor and got off while running (put in neutral) and when I got back on it wouldn't move in reverse and just creeps fwd. Checked fluid, debris, broken line, linkage etc. Don't...
  429. P

    My new 2305 is finally here but I can't show it off !

    I didn't think it would ever get here. I tried to post a few pictures of it but I couldn't get it to work. I used the browse button, located the picture, hit the open button and then the upload...
  430. M

    3-Point Hitch 2305 3 point attachments

    This forum has some very knowledgeable people so here I am asking for help again. I have looked at many posts but the question still remains. I have a 2305 and am finally starting to add 3 point...
  431. B

    2305 Stalls with rear PTO

    I just got my Bear Cat Chipper out of storage but when I went to use it, the 2305 stalls when engaging the rear PTO. I'm used to a clutched PTO. How does the rear PTO engage on a 2305? How do I...
  432. Shawk

    JD 2520 & 2305 side by side pics

    Few pics... http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d...00/100_0420.jpg http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d...00/100_0414.jpg http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d...00/100_0411.jpg...
  433. R

    62X on 2305?

    Hi folks. First, I would like to say thanks for all the great reading over the last month or so. I went through the struggle over should I buy the X748 or the 2305. Lots of good arguments here. It...
  434. M

    Front tire rub....mystery bolt JD 2305

    Been a while since I was last here...I guess that is a good thing since I usually only have to visit when I have a problem....so.... Have a 2010 JD 2305 with the 62" belly mower. This is my...
  435. 2

    Tires HDAP Tires on JD 2305

    Has anyone out there tried the HDAP tires (used on X series) on a 2305? I am not sold on the turf tires on my 2305 and I am worried that the industrial tires would rip up my grass when mowing...
  436. crzysnake137

    2305, 2320, or 2520

    In a few years im looking to buy a tractor, i want a john deere and have narrowed down to the 2305 2320 and the 2520, i would love to have the 2520 but the size in the 2305 range. 1 question is...
  437. 2

    Sold the 2305 and bought a 2320!!!

    After a whole bunch of reading and tire kicking I purchased a 2320. I sold my 2305 last week and will be getting my 2320 this upcoming weekend. I am quite excited about the new ride I'm getting...
  438. R

    Oil & Fuel Not fun changing HST oil in 2305

    Bought a used 2305 late fall last year from dealer with 330 hours. Decided to change the HST oil since it's age and status was unknown. I am guessing it had never been changed. It is not stated in...
  439. B

    new 2305

    My new JD 2305 was delivered 5/17 and broke 6 hrs. later. While I was mowing the grass and making a turn, the mid-mount pto shaft hit a pin holding the brake linkage together and things fell...
  440. W

    3-Point Hitch JD 2305 3pt

    Just have a little over 50 hours on my 2305 and was using the FEL and 3pt box blade to push out briar patches. Was working a little over 2 hours when I back bladed a patch and tried to raise my...
  441. 2

    2305 Trans Fluid???

    I have had my 2305 for three years and have mmm, front blade, snowblower and recently picked up a used FEL.. the loader had been sitting outside and I had to replace 2 of the quick connects and...
  442. J

    JD 2305 HST temperatures?

    It's about 80F outside and just got done mowing 7 acres.. The transmission felt hot so I hit it with the IR thermometer (had been off for 5 mins or less by the time I found the gun) and got a max...
  443. G

    Rock Pickin' with the 2305

    Rock Pickin\' with the 2305 My neighbor across the road had a bunch of rocks near his telephone pole the glaciers must've brought in ages ago! He didn't have a need for them so he let me go rock...
  444. G

    Pulling a cultivating implement with a 2305

    Hello, I'm getting delivery of my new 2305 this Friday... *so excited....tee hee* I'm curious about what size of cultivating implement I'll be able to tow behind it. Does anyone have any...
  445. D

    Grading box blade on 2305 what are your uses for it

    what are your uses for a box blade on a 2305
  446. J

    2305 Power Loss

    Greetings all... A question you. I'm here in CT - Wicked cold, lots of snow lately ( for us at least ) so I'm moving lots of it... Here goes... 2305 with FEL... Lately I've fired her up...
  447. J

    New member with new 2305

    Greetings! I just found the site this weekend, which is good because I just took delivery of my new 2305. I also purchased the FEL and a 54" deck. In the first 15 minutes after taking my new toy...
  448. V

    Rotella T in JD 2305

    I an using Rotella T in my JD 2305. JD Plus 50 use goes for 200 hours between changes, any thoughts on how long using Rotella. Tractor sees light use.
  449. A

    New JD 2305!

    As the 0% financing for 36 months drew to a close in late February 2007, my anxiety levels increased. I couldn't really afford to buy a tractor and my wife was opposed to the timing as we're...
  450. E

    Year 2008 2305/2320 model changes

    Does anyone have information on when John Deere has their model year changeovers. Either to the 2305 or the 2320. Hoping John Deere implements to the 2305, the Folding ROPs, Better front lights...
  451. S

    Ballast 2305 front suitcase weights

    I am running a 2305 with a KKII tiller. I currently have 4 40# suitcase weights on the front but need more. I want to add a few 100# weights but am not sure which type will work. Has anybody...
  452. E

    Spreader for my 2305

    Where can I get a spreader for my 2305? It doesn't "have" to be a JD brand, I just need one for fertilizer and lime on occasion.
  453. W

    Tires 2305 front tire pressure

    Anyone have any input on what pressure I should have in my front tires? The tire recomends 22psi, but it sure seems soft, especially when there's weight in the FEL. I was thinking about bumping...
  454. W

    Picked up new 2305 today

    After months of decision making and weeks of waiting for the machine to be ready I finally picked it up today. I played with the tractor for an hour or so just moving leaves and sticks in the...
  455. C

    Thumb for the 2305 Backhoe

    Anyone in the market to buy one? I'm getting ready to buy one from Bro-Tek and the price is a little painful so I was thinking of bringing him some more business and maybe getting the price down...
  456. J

    Oil & Fuel Hy Guard reg. or low vis for 2305?

    Hi all. I'm coming up on my 200hr maintenance and now that I have a little more understanding of the tractor I have a question. When I did the 50hr maintenance the local JD shop talked me into...
  457. R

    2305 MMM Hydraulic lift

    Hi all, When I bought my JD2305 the MMM hydraulic lift was an optional kit, and unfortunately I was the first one the dealer ever installed; had a H---of time with it. Anyhow, since then...
  458. J

    2305 vs 2320 manuel

    I noticed in one of the other post, the 2305 needed the first oil change at 200 hours, below is some copy/paste directly from the Deere site from the online manuals and it appears there must be a...
  459. B

    Mowing with 2305 fel mounted

    ...I'd been debating removing my 200 cx fel on my new JD 2305 while mowing to prevent hitting trees etc but after seriously burying the tractor yesterday while taking a shortcut across the garden...
  460. S

    FAST EZ HITCH ON 2305

    Has any body tied this hitch setup on a 2305? Skid Steer Attachments Pallet Forks Hay Spears Bobcat Cat John Deere Mount Plate Thanks for any info.
  461. B

    2305 wheel specs for BM22725 spacers

    Bottom Line Up Front: Does anyone know the specs on the bolt pattern/measurement for 2305 wheels? Background: I am looking into getting some spacers for my front wheels. They hit the lever for...
  462. E

    54" snow blade for 2305 or 2320

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- How high can you lift the 54" JD snow blade off the ground when attached to either the JD 2305 or JD 2320. What I...
  463. E

    2305 Caution Light Problem

    For the last three times I have cranked up my tractor the yellow caution lights come on and stay on? I have looked for any wiring problems that I could see from just looking around but nothing out...
  464. R

    Nortrac 50" blower on JD 2305?

    Hi, Does anyone know if the Nortrac 50" 3pt blower will fit without any modifications on my 2305 with a limited Cat1 hitch? NorTrac 3-Pt. Snow Thrower — 50in.W Intake, Fits Tractors from 16 HP...
  465. kenb1023

    2008 JD 2305, Is this a Good deal?

    This is my first post here and I am glad I joined. I am looking at buying a 2008 2305 with only 8 hours on it. Previous owners bought it and never used it. Now they are moving and selling it...
  466. X

    Mowing JD 2305 Belly Mower

    Have a 54" belly mower with a Independent Lift Cylinder. Went I lift the mower up to transport position it will drift down to the lowest set position in a short period of time. When I stop the...
  467. I

    My 2305 came home too!

    Seems to be 2305 season as Monday I took delivery of mine with the 200cx 54mmm 54 front blade, independent mid lift and cruise. Thanks for the picture help as I tried powertoys for the first time...
  468. K

    2305 Bucket Level Indicator

    Am I the only one who hates the new style bucket level indicator ??? I replaced the top half and rod on mine with a homemade copy of the old style. Why did they change it? I think they suck!
  469. lanemc

    one HOT 2305

    haven't posted on here in a while, but i came across this on craigslist.com & thought some on here would get a kick out of it. 2007 JOHN DEERE 2305 4x4 COMPACT UTILITY TRACTOR WITH 200CX LOADER...
  470. F

    Oil & Fuel Problem with starting JD 2305

    When I last used the tractor (yesterday), ran fine. Today, went to start it and it ran for about 2 seconds then shut off like it was out of fuel. It has 7/8 tank of diesel. I primed the fuel...
  471. L

    2305 3rd link

    Found this excellent resource 2 weeks ago and have been lurking daily. You guys are the greatest! I have a 2305 with 13 hrs. The 3rd link will lenghten itself out while using my 4' Woods rotary...
  472. H

    John Deere 2305 Service Repair Manual

    Anyone know where to obtain the pdf form of the 2305 service manual? I like having electronic copies of my service manuals and printing what I need as I need it. I looked on John Deere's site...
  473. ejb17

    2305 Valve Settings

    We bought a used 2305 a month or so ago and forgot to order the service manual. It now has 43 hours on it and it sounds like it may need a valve adjustment. It has a tick that is audible. Could...
  474. J

    Tapping into the 2305 power supply..

    Got a 6' snow plow for 100 bucks, was a steal I think.. it has a 12v electric motor for moving blade side to side. Just curious if there is an easy way to tap into the power supply, or one way...
  475. J

    Sorry Everyone with a 2305 - It is my fault

    Okay folks, after many months of indecision (my wife can attest to that) I finally ordered a 2305 from a local dealer. The reason that I am sorry is that now that I have ordered one, all of yours...
  476. R

    John Deere 2305 removing Backhoe

    Total rookie owner.. first time removing backhoe on 2009 John Deere 2305.. in the process of removing it.. I pulled the hydraulic line more tight that it should have been and I lost hydraulics...
  477. S

    2305 Capabilities with FEL, Box Scraper?

    I test drove a used 2305 with FEL and 48" JD tiller based on many of the good comments regarding this tractor in this forum. Use is landscaping - moving rock mulch/compost/topsoil, grading (box...
  478. C

    JD 2305, powerbeyond, rear remotes

    I am trying to add a rear remote to my JD 2305, I bougth the JD fittings that go to thier powerbeyond kit and then bought the hose of the right length to go to my control valve, not knowing which...
  479. Cidertom

    new 2305, first dislike

    Showing the wife how to check fluid levels. Checking the engine oil is a PITA!
  480. wagonguy

    one of best uses for a 2305 TLB

    small spaces- Greenie went to work with me today. I started back last week part-time for boro, and when they turned water back on for summer-found out press. reg was shot. The boro BH is almost...
  481. N

    2305 and PHD's

    Wanted to get some feedback from my fellow JD 2305 owners who happen to have a post hole digger implement. What brand of PHD are you using and how well did it fit the tractor? I am not wanting...
  482. C

    JOHN DEERE 2305 BLOWS 10 AMP FUSE

    The PTO doesnt work and the furthest away fuse in the block keeps blowing. Im assuming its related to the PTO circuit. Like some info on what each of the four fuses in the block do and the...
  483. C

    2210 vs 2305

    Are there any functional differences or improvements between the 2210 and the 2305?
  484. I

    Grading Right Size Box Blade for JD2305

    Hi, I'm about to purchase a JD2305, I will need a box blade (particularly for dealing with my gravel driveway which suffers tremendously between seasons). I was originally looking at a Frontier...
  485. S

    Backhoe Backhoe for JD 2305??

    I just bought a 2305 for cutting and plowing. Was wondering if anyone had put a backhoe on one... Any suggestions??
  486. bigtiller

    2305 and 80" mmm

    I have a 2305 with a 62C MMM. I have been looking for a mower that will get further under spruce trees and not knock the candles off the trees in the spring. Has anyone tried the flex-deck from...
  487. O

    Oil & Fuel Oil for 2305

    Hi: I'm about to change my Oil in my 2305 and put Synthetic in it. All the grades of Mobil 1 5/30 aren't E4/E5, CI-4/CH-4, or E3 rated. Mobile 1 Truck Diesel 5/40 meets those standards. Since...
  488. V

    790 or 2305

    I will mow 2-3 acres or so of lawn, no tight turns and plan on using a 60" MMM with either one. Also have a 1000' drive that I'd like to plow. Always figured 790, nice 380A front blade, don't...
  489. I

    Snow 2305 Snow Plow

    I just priced a plow for my 2305, as I always end up digging up the driveway with the FEL during snow removal. Local dealer was $1,295.00, plus install. Does this seem about right? Seems...
  490. J

    2305 mmm hydro lines help

    my brother disconnected the hydraulic lines to the mower last fall to remove it. now i can't figgure out which hose goes where to reconnect the mower to raise and lower.any help?
  491. S

    Seat compatibility issues for 2305

    Hi All, I know I just posted about this, but I did not realize I posted just on top of a very similar thread. Basically, I am combing the combined knowledge of the TBN site to see if there are...
  492. D

    Issue with my 2305... Altenator maybe?

    My tractor will not hold a charge. I need to boost it every start. I also noticed that my lights are dimmer then they should be. I had it running for about 3 hours today, and just out of the blue...
  493. T

    2305 loader hydraulics

    Keep having a problem hooking up the hydraulic lines when I reattach the loader. I cannot reconnect 2 of the 4 lines. I've tried playing with the stick back and forth both while running and not...
  494. S

    Snow John Deere 2305 - ready for some snow tonight

    Here's a few pics of my new blade and quick hitch. Just purchased the tractor and then after my purchase I went back and purchased the blade and grass catcher and installed them myself.
  495. cast_and_blast

    JD 2305 arriving this weekend!

    Finally - everything is here, installed and all ready to go. JD 2305 Turf Tires 200CX loader Ballast Box I-Match 62C MMM w/o Independent Lift ROPS light guards Just waiting to hear from the...
  496. B

    2305 - "quarter-inching" 3-pt hitch?

    Are you able to adjust the 3-pt hitch on a 2305? Or is it an "all or nothing" type of 3-pt - i.e. all the way up or all the way down. Nothing in between. I have a TSC 3-pt. frame that I attach...
  497. P

    JD 2305/200X Loader Problem

    I have a 2305 and my loader is stuck all the way down. Can't lift. I've noticed from time to time when in goes into float it has a tendency to get stuck and I can't lift the bucket, but have...
  498. RomeK2

    Help Kubota BX25 or JD 2305 again!

    Hello, I am new to this forum but have read a lot of reviews. I would like to hear your comments on my specific situation. I am new to tractors, 2 years (about 100 Hours). I have owned an old 1979...
  499. W

    2305 HP, 24 or 25???

    The specs in the manual and the brochure say 17.9kW/24HP but my engine says 18.8kW which I guess would be 25 HP. Anyone else have a 2305 that says something different than 18.8kW on the engine...
  500. fdmars

    2305 and the power beyond Kit

    I am a weekend mechanic (at best) am wondering how hard it is to install a power beyond on a 2305. Otherwise I have to get tractor to the dealer and have then do it....have to pay for pick up and...
  501. 2

    Deere 2305 transmission suction screen

    How do u guys clean the screen? What type of solvent? The manual says to clean it but doesn't say what type of cleaner to use? I was planning on using diesel..
  502. G

    Sickle Bar Ford 501 Sickle Bar Mower on John Deere Sub-compact tractor (2305)

    Anyone have experience connecting a Ford 501 (14-92) Sickle Bar mower to a John Deere Sub-compact tractor? I can connect all points of the 3-point, but the stabilizers are much too long for my JD...
  503. H

    2305 Cruise Control Kit

    The 2305 JD configurator now list the Cruise Control Kit as one of the accessories that can be ordered. I called my dealer and he confirmed that as of Monday 11/28 he can order the kit. Code for...