John Deere 208

John Deere 208The John Deere 208 is a 2WD garden and lawn tractor from the 200 series. This tractor was manufactured by the John Deere in Horicon, Wisconsin, USA from 1977 to 1978. The JD 208 is equipped with a 0.3 L single-cylinder gasoline engine and gear type transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The John Deere 208 garden tractor used the Kohler K181S engine. It is a 0.3 L, 305 cm2, (18.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 75.0 mm (2.95 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) at 3,500 rpm of maximum output power.

The John Deere 208 is equipped with manual steering, open operator station and 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the John Deere 208 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount John Deere 39 (H039, 0663, 0664M, 0665M) 38 in (960 mm) mower deck with 3-blades and manual or electric (optional) lift
  • Front-mount John Deere 43 42 in (1,060 mm) blade
  • Front-mount John Deere 37A snow blower with manual lift

John Deere 208 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 208
Length 1,710 mm (67.3 in)
Width 1,050 mm (41.3 in)
Height 1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Wheel base 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Weight 305 kg (672 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 13.2 liters (3.5 US gal.; 2.9 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA: 135A Group U1
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K181S
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.3 L, 305 cm2, (18.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 75.0 mm X 70.0 mm (2.95 in X 2.76 in)
Horsepower 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP) at 3,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.2 L (1.3 US. qt, 1.1 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RJ-8
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model Peerless 2300
Transmission type Gear type
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 11.3 kmh (7 mph) Reverse: 6.0 (3.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.7 L (0.4 US. gal, 0.4 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 4.80×4.00-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×8.50-12