The John Deere 55 is a riding lawn mower with small single cylinder Tecumseh V50 engine (199 cc, 12.17 cu-in) and belt-driven gear transmission with two forward and one reverse gear. The John Deere 55 lawn mower was produced from 1970 to 1972.
The John Deere 55 used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft and recoil starter. The engine has a 66.7 mm (2.62 in) of the cylinder bore and 57.0 mm (2.25 in) of the piston stroke. The Tecumseh V50 engine produces 5.0 HP (3.7 kW). The oil type is 10W-30, and the oil capacity is 0.81 L. The spark plug is Champion RJ8C.
The chassis is 4×2 (2WD) and has a belt-driven gear transmission with two forward and one reverse gears. The mower deck is mid-mount and has one blade, with a deck size of 66 mm (26 in.).
The JD 55 is equipped with manual steering, operator station and independent middle PTO with mechanical clutch.
John Deere 55 Specifications
|Model||John Deere 55|
|Dry weight||120 kg (265 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||–|
|Engine model||Tecumseh V50|
|Displacement||199 cc (12.17 cu.in.)|
|Bore x stroke||66.7 x 57.0 mm (2.62 x 2.25 in)|
|Power output||5.0 HP (3.7 kW)|
|Oil capacity||0.81 L|
|Spark plug||Champion RJ8C|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Belt-driven gear transmission|
|Gears||Two forward and one reverse|
|Deck type||Mid-mount mower deck with one blade|
|Deck size||66 mm (26 in.)|