John Deere 112

John Deere 112The John Deere 112 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the 100 series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1966 to 1974.

The John Deere 112 is equipped with one of three engines: the Tecumseh HH100, the Kohler K241AS or the K301AS single-cylinder gasoline engines and gear type with variable pulley drive transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The JD 112 is equipped with manual steering, open operator station and 7.2 liters (1.9 US gal.; 1.6 Imp. gal) fuel tank. The 112H variant with a hydraulic lift was also available.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Tecumseh HH100. This engine was the original engine offered in the JD 112 and it was used through 1972. It is a 0.4 L, 388 cm2, (23.7 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 84.0 mm (3.31 in) of the cylinder bore and 70.0 mm (2.76 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.0 HP) at 3,800 rpm of maximum output power.
  • Kohler K241AS. This engine was introduced in 1969 as an optional engine. It is a 0.4 L, 390 cm2, (23.8 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 83.0 mm (3.27 in) and the piston stroke is 73.0 mm (2.87 in). This engine produced 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.0 HP) at 3,800 rpm of maximum output power.
  • Kohler K301AS. This engine was introduced in 1972 and used through the end of production. It is a 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.1 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 86.0 mm (3.38 in) and the piston stroke is 83.0 mm (3.25 in). This engine produced 12.1 PS (8.9 KW; 12.0 HP) at 3,800 rpm of maximum output power.

Following attachments are available for the JD 112 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 39 38 in (960 mm) mower deck with 3-blades
  • Mid-mount John Deere 47 46 in (1,160 mm) mower deck
  • Front-mount John Deere 43 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere 37/37A 36 in (910 mm) snowblower

John Deere 112 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 112
Length 1,600 mm (63 in)
Width 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Height 980 mm (38.6 in)
Wheel base 1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Weight 288 kg (635 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 7.2 liters (1.9 US gal.; 1.6 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Tecumseh HH100
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.4 L, 388 cm2, (23.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 84.0 mm X 70.0 mm (3.31 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.0 HP) at 3,800 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.2 L (1.3 US. qt, 1.1 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model Kohler K241AS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.4 L, 390 cm2, (23.8 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 83.0 mm X 73.0 mm (3.27 in X 2.87 in)
Horsepower 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.1 HP) at 3,800 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type API SF or SG, SAE: 30, 5W-20
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 Imp. qt.)
Intake valve clearance 0.20-0.25 mm (0.0079-0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve clearance 0.43-0.48 mm (0.0169-0.0189 in)
Spark plug Champion RH10
Spark plug gap 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)
Engine
Engine model Kohler K301AS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 476 cm2, (29.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 86.0 mm X 83.0 mm (3.39 in X 3.27 in)
Horsepower 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 5W-20, 30
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RH10
Spark plug gap 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model Peerless 2300
Transmission type Gear type with variable pulley drive
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 11.4 kmh (7.1 mph) Reverse: 5.0 (3.1 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 4.7 L (1.2 US. gal, 1 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 8-12
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Hydraulic capacity 4.7 L (4.97 US. qt, 4.14 Imp. qt.)