John Deere 60

John Deere 60The John Deere 60 is a riding lawn mower with small single cylinder Tecumseh VH60 engine (221 cc, 13.5 cu-in) and belt-driven gear transmission with six forward and two reverse gear (The drive belt has two positions for high and low ranges).

The John Deere 60 riding mower used open operator station and mid-mount 34 inches (860 mm) mower deck with a single blade. The JD 60 lawn mower was produced from 1966 to 1969.

This mower used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke gasoline Tecumseh VH60 engine with vertical PTO shaft. The engine has a 66.7 mm (2.62 in) of the cylinder bore and 63.5 mm (2.5 in) of the piston stroke. The Tecumseh VH60 engine produces 6.0 HP (4.5 kW) at 3,600 rpm.

John Deere 60 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 60
Length 1,490 mm (59 in)
Width 770 mm (30.7 in)
Height 930 mm (37 in)
Wheel base 1,070 mm (42.5 in)
Dry weight 182 kg (402 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 4.7 L (1.25 US gal/)
Battery 12V
Engine model Tecumseh VH60
Fuel Gasoline
Displacement 221 cc (13.5
Bore x stroke 66.7 x 63.5 mm (2.62 x 2.50 in)
Power output 6.0 HP (4.5 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Starter type Recoil or electric starter
Oil type 10W-30
Oil capacity 0.7 L
Spark plug Champion RJ8C
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 (2WD)
Transmission type Belt-driven gear Peerless 1200
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 8.0 kmh (5.0 mph)
Reverse: up to 4.1 kmh (2.5 mph)
Oil capacity 1.4 L (1.5 qts)
Mower deck
Deck type Mid-mount mower deck with one blade
Deck size 860 mm (34 in.)
Tires size
Front tires 5.00×13
Rear tires 8.50×18