John Deere 165

John Deere 165The John Deere 165 is a lawn and garden tractor with small single cylinder Kawasaki FB460V vertical engine 0.46 l (460 cc, 28.1 cu-in), Eaton belt-driven hydrostatic transmission and Peerless differential. The John Deere 165 garden tractor was produced from 1986 to 1988.

The John Deere 165 tractor used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Kawasaki FB460V gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft. The FB460V engine has an L-head design with two valves; transistorized flywheel magneto ignition system; float type carburetor with fixed main jet and mechanical governor. Cylinder bore and piston stroke are 89.0 mm (3.5 in) and 74.0 mm (2.91 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 6.4:1. The Kawasaki FB460V motor produced 12.5 HP (9.3 kW) at 3,600 rpm and 28.0 Nm (2.8 kg·m, 20.1 ft·lb) at 2,300 rpm of torque.

The John Deere 165 is equipped with a belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with differential, disc brakes, and manual steering. This tractor used open operator station.

Following attachments are available for The John Deere 165 garden tractor:

  • John Deere mower deck – mid-mount 960.0 mm (38 in) mower deck with two blades and manual lift (Cutting height: 25.40—102 mm (1.00—4.00 in);
  • John Deere M00269X blade – front-mount 1060.0 mm (42 in) blade with manual lift;
  • John Deere M00246X snow blower – front-mount snow blower with 960.0 mm (38 in) clearing width and manual lift;

John Deere 160 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 160
Length 1,650 mm (65 in)
Width
Height 990 mm (39.3 in)
Wheel base 1,130 mm (44.7 in)
Dry weight 202 kg (445 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 8.3 L (2.2 gal)
Battery 12V
Engine
Engine model Kawasaki FB460V
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 460 cc (28.1 cu-in)
Bore x stroke 89.0 x 74.0 mm (3.5 x 2.91 in)
Power output 12.5 HP (9.3 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Electric starter
Oil type 10W30
Oil capacity 1.4 L (2.96 US pt.)
Spark plug NGK: BMR-4A; CHAMPION: RCJ-8
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic transmission (Eaton)
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 8.0 kmh (5.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 0.7 L (1.5 pt)
Differential oil capacity 0.7 L (1.5 pt)
Wheels and tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 18×8.50-8