John Deere L

John Deere LThe John Deere L is a 2WD utility tractor from the Two-Cylinder Letter series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Moline, Illinois, USA from 1937 to 1946.

The JD model L is equipped with one of three engines: a 0.9 L (56.5 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine or a 1.1 L (66.4 cu·in) (Hercules or Joth Deere) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a unsynchronized gear transmission with 3 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Hercules NXA. It is a 0.9 L, 926 cm2, (56.5 cu·in) two-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the cylinder bore and 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the piston stroke.
  • Hercules NXB. It is a 1.1 L, 1,088 cm2, (66.4 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 83.0 mm (3.27 in) and the piston stroke is 102.0 mm (4.02 in).
  • John Deere. It is a 1.1 L, 1,088 cm2, (66.4 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 83.0 mm (3.27 in) and the piston stroke is 102.0 mm (4.02 in).

The John Deere L is equipped with manual steering, open operator station and 22.7 liters (6 US gal.; 5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

John Deere L Specifications

General Specifications
Model John Deere L
Length 2,310 mm (90.9 in)
Width 1,240 mm (48.8 in)
Height 1,440 mm (56.7 in)
Wheel base
Weight 687 kg (1,515 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 22.7 liters (6 US gal.; 5 Imp. gal)
Battery
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Hercules NXA
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.9 L, 926 cm2, (56.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 76.0 mm X 102.0 mm (2.99 in X 4.02 in)
Horsepower 0 PS ( kW; 0 HP) at rpm
Engine
Engine model Hercules NXB
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 1.1 L, 1,088 cm2, (66.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 83.0 mm X 102.0 mm (3.27 in X 4.02 in)
Horsepower
Engine
Engine model John Deere
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 1.1 L, 1,088 cm2, (66.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 83.0 mm X 102.0 mm (3.27 in X 4.02 in)
Horsepower
Coolant capacity: 9.5 L (10 US. qt, 8.4 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes
Transmission model
Transmission type Unsynchronized gear
Gears 3 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 9.7 kmh (6 mph) Reverse: 4.0 kmh (2.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 4.00×15
Rear tires Ag: 6.00×22