The John Deere LX172 is a lawn and garden tractor from the John Deere LX100-series. The John Deere LX172 garden tractor was produced at the John Deere Horicon Works plant (Horicon, Wisconsin, USA) from 1990 to 1997.
The John Deere LX172 tractor used an air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Kawasaki FC420V gasoline engine with vertical PTO shaft. The FC420V engine has an OHV (overhead valve) design; cast-iron cylinder liner; reciprocating balancer; float type carburetor with fixed main jet; flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system; mechanical governor. An 89.0 mm (3.5 in) cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) piston stroke give the motor a total of 423 cc of displacement. Compression ratio rating is 8.4:1. The Kawasaki FC420V motor produced 14.0 HP (10.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower and 30.6 Nm (3.12 kg·m; 22.58 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.
The John Deere LX172 is equipped with Peerless 801 gear type transmission with five forward and one rear gear, disc brakes, and manual sector-and-pinion steering. This tractor used open operator station, independent PTO-shaft with electric clutch and 9.5 L (2.5 US gal) fuel tank.
Following attachments are available for The John Deere LX172 garden tractor:
- Mid-mount John Deere 960.0 mm (38 in) mower deck with 2-blade and manual lift
- Front-mount John Deere 960.0 mm (38 in) single-stage snow blower
- Front-mount John Deere 1060.0 mm (42 in) single-stage snow blower
John Deere LX172 Specifications
|Model||John Deere LX172|
|Length||1,670 mm (66.1 in)|
|Width||1,260 mm (49.7 in)|
|Height||1,020 mm (40.2 in)|
|Wheel base||1,160 mm (45.9 in)|
|Fuel tank capacity||9.5 L (2.5 US gal)|
|Engine model||Kawasaki FC420V|
|Displacement||423 cc (25.8 cu-in)|
|Bore x stroke||89.0 x 68.0 mm (3.5 x 2.68 in)|
|Power output||14.0 HP (10.4 kW) at 3,600 rpm|
|Starter type||Electric starter|
|Oil capacity||1.3 L (1.4 US. qt)|
|Spark plug||NGK: BPR5ES; CHAMPION: RN11YC|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Gear transmission (Peerless 801)|
|Gears||5 forward and 1 reverse|
Forward: up to 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph)
Reverse: up to 3.7 kmh (2.3 mph)
|Transmission oil capacity||1.0 L (1.1 qts)|
|PTO type||Front, independent with electric clutch|
|Wheels and tires|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 15×6.00-6|
|Rear tires||Lawn/turf: 20×10.00-8|
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