John Deere 68

John Deere 68The John Deere 68 is a riding lawn mower with small single-cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine and belt-driven gear transmission with five forward and one reverse gear. The John Deere 68 riding nmower was manufactured from 1975 to 1983.

This riding mower used open operator station and mid-mount 30 inches (760 mm) or 34 inches (860 mm) mower deck. The John Deere 68 used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft and recoil or electric starter. This Briggs & Stratton engine produces 8.0 HP (6.0 kW).

The John Deere 68 is equipped with gear transmission (4×2 2WD), sector and pinion steering, disc brakes and independent mid-PTO shaft with a mechanical clutch.

John Deere 68 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 68
Wheel base
Dry weight 145 kg (320 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 3.8 L (1.0 US gal)
Tires size
Front tires 11×4.00-5
Rear tires 16×6.50-8
Engine model Briggs & Stratton
Fuel Gasoline
Bore x stroke
Power output 8.0 HP (6.0 kW)
Starter type Recoil
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 1.1 L
Spark plug
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Belt-driven gear transmission
Gears Five forward and one reverse
Ground speed
Mower deck
Deck type Mid-mount mower deck
Deck size 760 mm (30 in.)
860 mm (34 in.)
Height range