John Deere R70

John Deere R70The 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

General Specifications
Model John Deere R70
Length 1,440 mm (56.7 in)
Width
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)
Battery
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement
Bore and stroke
Horsepower 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8 HP) at rpm
Starter Manual
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical band
Transmission model
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)
Tires
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