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
Model John Deere 108
Length 1,570 mm (61.8 in)
Width
Height 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base 1,130 mm (44.5 in)
Weight 183 kg (403 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 9.5 liters (2.5 US gal.; 2.1 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton 191707
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.3 L, 318 cm2, (19.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 76.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.99 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 5W-20, W30
Oil capacity: 1.1 L (1.2 US. qt, 1 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug AC CS-45, Champion CJ-8, Autolite A79
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Disc
Transmission model Peerless 801
Transmission type Belt-driven gear
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 7.9 kmh (4.9 mph) Reverse: 2.6 (1.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.1 L (0.3 US. gal, 0.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 13×5.00-16
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 18×6.50-8
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO spped