John Deere 420

John Deere 420The John Deere 420 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by the John Deere in Dubuque, Iowa, USA from 1956 to 1958.

The John Deere 420 row-crop tractor is equipped with noe of three engines: a 1.9 L two-cylinder gasoline engine, a 1.9 L two-cylinder all-fuel engine or a 1.9 L two-cylinder LP-gas engine and one of two transmissions: unsynchronized gear transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gear or unsynchronized gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere gasoline engine. It is a 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 108.0 mm (4.25 in) of the cylinder bore and 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 7.0:1.
  • John Deere all-fuel engine. It is a 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated all-fuel engine. The cylinder bore is 108.0 mm (4.25 in) and the piston stroke is 102.0 mm (4.02 in). The compression ratio rating is 5.15:1.
  • John Deere LP-gas engine. It is a 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 108.0 mm (4.25 in) and the piston stroke is 102.0 mm (4.02 in).

The JD 420 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, open operator station and 39.7 liters (10.5 US gal.; 8.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank for gasoline version and 75.7 liters (20 US gal, 16.7 Imp. gal) for LP-gas version.

The John Deere 420 tractor variants:

  • 420S: standard
  • 420U: utility
  • 420W: row-crop utility
  • 420T: tricycle
  • 420C: crawler

John Deere 420 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 420
Length 2,910 mm (114.6 in)
Width 1,400 mm (55.1 in)
Height 1,490 mm (58.7 in)
Wheel base
Weight 1,474 kg (3,249 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Gas: 39.7 liters (10.5 US gal.; 8.7 Imp. gal)
LP-gas: 75.7 liters (20 US gal, 16.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 108.0 mm X 102.0 mm (4.25 in X 4.02 in)
Compression ratio 7.0:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 10.4 L (11 US. qt, 9.2 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type All-fuel
Displacement 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 108.0 mm X 102.0 mm (4.25 in X 4.02 in)
Compression ratio 5.15:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type LP-gas
Displacement 1.9 L, 1,852 cm2, (113.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 108.0 mm X 102.0 mm (4.25 in X 4.02 in)
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (optional)
Brakes
Transmission model
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 19.3 kmh (12 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 19.3 kmh (12 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.00-15, 6.00-16, 7.50-16, 7.50-10 (single)
Rear tires Ag: 9-24, 10-24, 11-24, 11-26, 12-26, 13-26, 12-28, 10-34, 10-38 (hi-crop), 11-38 (hi-crop)
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Transmission or live (option)
Rear PTO spped 540 rpm