The riding mower used open operator station and mid-mount 34 inches (86.0 mm) mower deck with a two blades. The John Deere 57 lawn mower was produced from 1971 to 1974.
The John Deere 57 used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Tecumseh V70 gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft and electric or recoil starter. The engine has a 70.0 mm (2.75 in) of the cylinder bore and 64.0 mm (2.53 in) of the piston stroke.
The Tecumseh V70 engine produces 7.0 HP (5.2 kW). The John Deere 57 is equipped with gear transmission (4×2 2WD), independent PTO with a mechanical clutch.
John Deere 57 Specifications
|Model||John Deere 57|
|Dry weight||147 kg (326 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||–|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 11×4.00-5|
|Rear tires||Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8|
|Engine model||Tecumseh V70|
|Displacement||246 cc (15.0 cu.in.)|
|Bore x stroke||70.0 x 64.0 mm (2.75 x 2.53 in)|
|Power output||7.0 HP (5.2 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|
1971-1972: Two forward and one reverse (T2041)
After 1973: Tree forward and one reverse (T2042)
|Deck type||Mid-mount mower deck with two blades|
|Deck size||86.0 mm (34 in.)|