John Deere 108

John Deere 108The John Deere 108 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the 100 Lawn series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere from 1979 to 1985. The John Deere 108 lawn tractor is equipped with a 0.3 L single-cylinder gasoline engine and belt-driven gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The JD 108 lawn tractor used the Briggs & Stratton 191707 engine. It is a 0.3 L, 318 cm2, (19.4 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP) of maximum output power.

The John Deere 108 is equipped with manual steering, disc brakes, open operator station and 9.5 liters (2.5 US gal.; 2.1 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 108 riding mower:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 30 in (760 mm) mower deck with manual lift
  • Front-mount John Deere 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere 32 in (810 mm) snowblower

John Deere 108 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJohn Deere 108
Length1,570 mm (61.8 in)
Height1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base1,130 mm (44.5 in)
Weight183 kg (403 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity9.5 liters (2.5 US gal.; 2.1 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelBriggs & Stratton 191707
Engine typeFour-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement0.3 L, 318 cm2, (19.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke76.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.99 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP)
Oil typeSAE 5W-20, W30
Oil capacity:1.1 L (1.2 US. qt, 1 Imp. qt.)
Spark plugAC CS-45, Champion CJ-8, Autolite A79
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual
Transmission modelPeerless 801
Transmission typeBelt-driven gear
Gears5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 7.9 kmh (4.9 mph) Reverse: 2.6 (1.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity1.1 L (0.3 US. gal, 0.2 Imp. gal.)
Front tiresLawn/turf: 13×5.00-16
Rear tiresLawn/turf: 18×6.50-8
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO typeIndependent with electric clutch
Front PTO spped
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