The mower used open operator station and mid-mount 26 inches (66 mm) mower deck with the single blade. 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 John Deere 55 is equipped with gear transmission (4×2 2WD), independent 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.)|