John Deere 70

John Deere 70The John Deere 70 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1953 to 1956.

The John Deere 70 is equipped with one of four engines: a 6.2 L (379.4 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine, a 6.2 L (379.4 cu·in) two-cylinder LP gas engine, a 6.8 L (412.5 cu·in) two-cylinder all-fuel engine or a 6.2 L (375.6 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine and unsynchronized gear transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gear and dry disc clutch.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere (Gasoline). It is a 6.2 L, 6,218 cm2, (379.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 149.0 mm (5.87 in) of the cylinder bore and 178.0 mm (7.01 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.15:1.
  • John Deere (All-fuel). It is a 6.8 L, 6,760 cm2, (412.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 156.0 mm (6.14 in) and the piston stroke is 178.0 mm (7.01 in). The compression ratio rating is 4.6:1.
  • John Deere (LP-gas). It is a 6.2 L, 6,218 cm2, (379.4 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 149.0 mm (5.87 in) of the cylinder bore and 178.0 mm (7.00 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 7.3:1.
  • John Deere (Diesel). It is a 6.2 L, 6,154 cm2, (375.6 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 156.0 mm (6.12 in) of the cylinder bore and 162.0 mm (6.37 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.0:1.

The John Deere 70 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, differential mechanical expanding shoe brakes, an open operator station, and 92.7 liters (24.5 US gal.; 20.4 Imp. gal) fuel tank for gasoline version, 75.7 liters (20 US gal, 16.7 Imp. gal) for diesel fuel, 124.9 liters (33.0 US gal, 27.5 Imp. gal) for LP-gas.

John Deere 70 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 70
Length Gasoline: 3,460 mm (136.2 in)
Diesel: 3,470 mm (136.6 in)
Width 2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height Gasoline: 1,660 mm (65.4 in)
Diesel: 2,230 mm (87.8 in)
Wheel base 2,310 mm (90.9 in)
Weight (operating) Gasoline: 2,965 kg (6,537 lbs)
Diesel: 3,210 kg (7,077 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Gasoline: 92.7 liters (24.5 US gal.; 20.4 Imp. gal)
Diesel: 75.7 liters (20.0 US gal, 16.7 Imp. gal)
LP-gas: 124.9 liters (33.0 US gal, 27.5 Imp. gal)
Battery Diesel: One 6V,
Gasoline: Two 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 6.2 L, 6,218 cm2, (379.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 149.0 mm X 178.0 mm (5.87 in X 7.01 in)
Compression ratio 6.15:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 46.2 PS (34.0 kW; 45.6 HP)
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 32.2 L (34 US. qt, 28.3 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type All-fuel
Displacement 6.8 L, 6,760 cm2, (412.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 156.0 mm X 178.0 mm (6.14 in X 7.01 in)
Compression ratio 4.6:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 46.2 PS (34.0 kW; 45.6 HP)
Starter Electric
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type LP-gas
Displacement 6.2 L, 6,218 cm2, (379.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 149.0 mm X 178.0 mm (5.87 in X 7.01 in)
Compression ratio 7.3:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 46.2 PS (34.0 kW; 45.6 HP)
Starter Electric
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.2 L, 6,155 cm2, (375.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 156.0 mm X 162.0 mm (6.12 in X 6.37 in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Horsepower (drawbar) 46.2 PS (34.0 kW; 45.6 HP)
Starter Gasoline pony engine
Oil capacity: 11.4 L (12.0 US.qts, 10.0 Imp. qts)
Coolant capacity: 26.5 L (28.0 US.qt., 23.32 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (optional)
Brakes Differential mechanical expanding shoe
Transmission model John Deere
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear with dry disc clutch
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 20.1 kmh (12.5 mph) Reverse: 5.2 kmh (3.2 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 12-38, 13-38
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Transmission or independent (optional)
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm