MTD 960

MTD 960The MTD 960 is a 2WD garden tractor from the 900 series. This tractor was manufactured by MTD from 1973 to 1976 ()the MTD 960 model was manufactured from 1970 to 1976 and had three generations. The MTD 960 is equipped with a 0.5 L (32.4 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a belt-driven gear type transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gears.

The MTD 960 garden tractor used the Briggs & Stratton 326000 engine. It is a 0.5 L, 531 cm2, (32.4 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 90.0 mm (3.54 in) of the cylinder bore and 83.0 mm (3.27 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP) of output power.

Following attachments are available for the MTD 960 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount MTD 1,060 mm (42 in) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Front-mount MTD 1,370 mm (54 in) blade

MTD 960 Specifications

General Specifications
Model MTD 960
Wheel base
Fuel tank capacity
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine model Briggs & Stratton 326000
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 531 cm2, (32.4 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 90.0 mm X 83.0 mm (3.54 in X 3.27 in)
Horsepower 16.2 PS (11.9 kW; 16.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Transmission model Peerless
Transmission type Belt-driven gear type
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Front tires Ag: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Ag: 23×8.50-12
Three-Point Hitch
Category 0 (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO type Independent with manual clutch
Middle PTO speed
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