The 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
|Model||John Deere 68|
|Dry weight||145 kg (320 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||3.8 L (1.0 US gal)|
|Engine model||Briggs & Stratton|
|Bore x stroke||–|
|Power output||8.0 HP (6.0 kW)|
|Oil capacity||1.1 L|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Belt-driven gear transmission|
|Gears||Five forward and one reverse|
|Deck type||Mid-mount mower deck|
760 mm (30 in.)
860 mm (34 in.)