The riding mower used open operator station and mid-mount 28 inches (710 mm) mower deck with a single blade. The John Deere 56 lawn mower was produced from 1970 to 1974.
The John Deere 56 used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft and electric or recoil starter. The engine has a 66.7 mm (2.62 in) of the cylinder bore and 63.5 mm (2.5 in) of the piston stroke.
The Tecumseh V60 engine produces 6.0 HP (4.5 kW). The John Deere 56 is equipped with gear transmission (4×2 2WD), independent PTO with mechanical clutch.
John Deere 56 Specifications
|Model||John Deere 56|
|Dry weight||122 kg (270 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||–|
|Engine model||Tecumseh V60|
|Displacement||221 cc (13.5 cu.in.)|
|Bore x stroke||66.7 x 63.5 mm (2.62 x 2.50 in)|
|Power output||6.0 HP (4.5 kW)|
|Starter type||Recoil or electric starter|
|Oil capacity||0.81 L|
|Spark plug||Champion RJ8C|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Belt-driven gear transmission|
Two forward and one reverse (T2041)
Tree forward and one reverse (T2042)
|Deck type||Mid-mount mower deck with one blade|
|Deck size||710 mm (28 in.)|
|Height range||20-70 mm (1 to 3 in.)|