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David Brown 950
David Brown 950 of 1960 reg 1278 NK at peterborough 08 - IMG 3165.jpg
Model history
Model introduced 1958
Model discontinued 1959
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by 900
Superseded by 950 Implematic
Engine Specification
Engine make David Brown
Fuel type Diesel, TVO, and Petrol options
Power hp 43 (diesel)
37 (tvo)
40/45 (petrol)
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 165 cu in (2.7 litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3 5/8 "
Stroke in (mm) 4 "
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual 3 speed + (hi-low + R)
Gearbox make David Brown
Forward 6
Reverse 2
Drive 2-WD only
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 6 x 16
Rear 11/13 x 32
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 4,600 lb (2,090 kg)
Other info
Factories Meltham, West Yorkshire, England
Plow rating Unknown
Notes Live PTO & hydraulics option
Also sold as Oliver 600 in USA
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The David Brown 950 was introduced in November 1958 to replace the David Brown 900. The tractor had a Red colour scheme with powder cream wheel centres and grills. A range of engine options for all fuels was offered. The model was upgraded to the David Brown 950 Implematic in 1959. The 950 was also sold by the Oliver Corporation in the USA as the Oliver 600, along with the Oliver 500, which was a David Brown 850. About 2,148 were sold by Oliver between 1960 and 1963.

Specification / options / upgrades

  • Power was raised from the 900
  • All fuel types offered but Diesel models mainly sold.
  • A Live drive PTO and Hydraulics option.
  • Revised steering design
  • revised Drawbar option

Serial Numbers

About 6,000 were built.[1]

  • 950 T&U series (1958-59) - T950D;T950G;T950K & U950D;U950G;U950K - 55445-62934

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David Brown Tractor Museum collection at Meltham has several DB tractors in it.

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See also

Collectors info

References / sources

  1. David Brown 1939-1972 (book), by Allan T. Condie
  2. Sam Kennedy's DB Gallery

External links

David Brown Tractor fan site