John Deere 57

John Deere 57The John Deere 57 is a riding lawn mower with small single cylinder Tecumseh V70 engine (246 cc, 15.0 cu-in) and belt-driven gear transmission with two or three forward and one reverse gear.

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

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 57
Wheel base
Dry weight147 kg (326 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity
Tires size
Front tiresLawn/turf: 11×4.00-5
Rear tiresLawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Engine modelTecumseh V70
Displacement246 cc (15.0
Bore x stroke70.0 x 64.0 mm (2.75 x 2.53 in)
Power output7.0 HP (5.2 kW)
Starter typeRecoil or electric starter
Oil type10W30
Oil capacity0.81 L
Spark plugChampion RJ8C
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 (2WD)
Transmission typeBelt-driven gear transmission
Gears 1971-1972: Two forward and one reverse (T2041)
After 1973: Tree forward and one reverse (T2042)
Ground speed
Mower deck
Deck typeMid-mount mower deck with two blades
Deck size86.0 mm (34 in.)
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