John Deere 720

John Deere 720The John Deere 720 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the Two-Cylinder 20 series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1956 to 1958.

The John Deere 720 is equipped with three variants of a 5.9 L (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder engine for gasoline, LP-gas, and all-fuel or a 6.2 L (375.9 cu·in) two-cylinder diesel engine and unsynchronized gear transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • John Deere. It is a 5.9 L, 5,907 cm2, (360.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine with 152.0 mm (5.98 in) of the cylinder bore and 162.0 mm (6.38 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.14:1 for gasoline engine, 4.91:1 for all-fuel engine and 7.94:1 for LP-gas engine.
  • John Deere. It is a 6.2 L, 6,160 cm2, (375.9 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 156.0 mm (6.14 in) and the piston stroke is 162.0 mm (6.38 in). The compression ratio rating is 16.0:1.

The JD 720 is equipped with manual or power (option) steering, differential mechanical expanding shoe brakes and open operator station.

John Deere 720 Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere 720
Length 3,430 mm (135 in)
Width 2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height 2,240 mm (88.2 in)
Wheel base 2,370 mm (93.3 in)
Weight 3,080 kg (6,790 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Gasoline: 100.3 liters (26.5 US gal.; 22.1 Imp. gal)
Diesel: 75.7 liters (20 US gal.; 16.7 Imp. gal)
All-fuel: 92.7 liters (24.5 US gal.; 20.4 Imp. gal)
LP-gas: 124.9 liters (33.0 US gal.; 27.5 Imp. gal)
Battery Diesel with pony motor: one 6V
Gasoline/LP-gas: two 6V
Diesel electric starter: three 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline/LP-gas
Displacement 5.9 L, 5,907 cm2, (360.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 152.0 mm X 162.0 mm (5.98 in X 6.38 in)
Compression ratio Gasoline: 6.14:1
All-fuel: 4.91:1
LP-gas: 7.94:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.2 L, 6,160 cm2, (375.9 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 156.0 mm X 162.0 mm (6.14 in X 6.38 in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Horsepower
Starter Pony motor or electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (option)
Brakes Differential mechanical expanding shoe
Transmission model John Deere
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 18.2 kmh (11.3 mph) Reverse: 5.4 (3.4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 28.4 L (7.5 US. gal, 6.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 12-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Valves 1