The John Deere R70 is a 2WD riding lawn mower from the R series. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere from 1984 to 1986. The JD R70 is equipped with a single-cylinder gasoline engine and a belt-driven gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear.
The John Deere R70 riding mower used the Briggs & Stratton engine. It is a single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with a recoil starter. This engine produced 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP) of output power.
The John Deere R70 is equipped with manual steering, mechanical band brakes, open operator station, 4.7 liters (1.2 US gal.; 1 Imp. gal) fuel tank, and 30 inches (760 mm) mower deck with a single blade.
John Deere R70 Specifications
|Model||John Deere R70|
|Length||1,440 mm (56.7 in)|
|Height||960 mm (37.8 in)|
|Wheel base||1,060 mm (41.7 in)|
|Weight||124 kg (273 lbs)|
|Fuel tank capacity||4.7 liters (1.2 US gal.; 1 Imp. gal)|
|Cabin type||Open operator station|
|Engine model||Briggs & Stratton|
|Engine type||Four-stroke, air-cooled|
|Bore and stroke||–|
|Horsepower||8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8 HP) at rpm|
|Transmission and chassis|
|Transmission type||Belt-driven gear|
|Gears||5 forward and 1 reverse|
|Speed||Forward: 7.9 kmh (4.9 mph) Reverse: 2.6 (1.6 mph)|
|Front tires||Lawn/turf: 11×4.00-5|
|Rear tires||Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8|
|PTO (Power take-off shaft)|
|Middle PTO type||Independent with mechanical clutch|
|Middle PTO speed||–|