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John Deere 70 Tractor (1956)

Manufacturer:

John Deere

Price:

2,800(USD)

Series:

Model:

70

Factory:

Waterloo, Iowa, USA

Full Specifications

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 493 2

Description

Gasoline 6-speed 2WD/May 15 - 20, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 493 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

48.29 hp/36.0 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

4.5 gal/hour/17.0 l/hour

Max power

42.24 hp/31.5 kW

Max pull

5,453 lbs/2473 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 506 2

Description

Tractor fuel 6-speed 2WD/September 251953, - October 1, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 506 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

43.15 hp/32.2 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

4.2 gal/hour/15.9 l/hour

Max power

39.58 hp/29.5 kW

Max pull

5,102 lbs/2314 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 514 2

Description

LP gas 6-speed 2WD/November 6 - 12, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 514 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

50.86 hp/37.9 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

5.8 gal/hour/22.0 l/hour

Max power

45.60 hp/34.0 kW

Max pull

6,127 lbs/2779 kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 528 2

Description

Diesel 6-speed 2WD/October 19 - 22, 1954/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 528 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 4 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

50.40 hp/37.6 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

2.8 gal/hour/10.6 l/hour

Max power

45.09 hp/33.6 kW

Max pull

6,189 lbs/2807 kg

JOHN DEERE 70 POWER

Drawbar (tested)

45.60 hp/34.0 kW

Belt (tested)

50.86 hp/37.9 kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl gasoline/John Deere 6.8L 2-cyl all-fuel/John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl LP gas/John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl diesel

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

John Deere/gasoline/2-cylinder 4-valve/liquid-cooled

Displacement

379.5 ci/6.2 L

Bore/Stroke

5.875x7.00 inches/149 x 178 mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

6.15:1

Rated RPM

975

Firing order

1-2

Starter volts

12

Coolant capacity

34 qts/32.2 L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

John Deere/all-fuel/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled

Displacement

412.5 ci/6.8 L

Bore/Stroke

6.125x7.00 inches/156 x 178 mm

Compression

4.6:1

Rated RPM

975

Firing order

1-2

Starter volts

12

ENGINE DETAIL 3

Description

John Deere/LP gas/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled

Displacement

379.5 ci/6.2 L

Bore/Stroke

5.875x7.00 inches/149 x 178 mm

Compression

7.3:1

Rated RPM

975

Firing order

1-2

Starter volts

12

ENGINE DETAIL 4

Description

John Deere/diesel/2-cylinder/liquid-cooled/The diesel engine on the model 70 used a 18.85 cubic inch 4-cylinder starting engine.

Displacement

375.6 ci/6.2 L

Bore/Stroke

6.125x6.375 inches/156 x 162 mm

Compression

16:1

Rated RPM

1125

Firing order

1-2

Starter

Gasoline pony engine

Starter volts

*Electric starter on pony engine

Oil capacity

12 qts/11.4 L

Coolant capacity

28 qts/26.5 L

JOHN DEERE 70 ENGINES

Description

John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl gasoline/John Deere 6.8L 2-cyl all-fuel/John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl LP gas/John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl diesel

Gas Fuel tank

24.5 gal/92.7 L

Diesel Fuel tank

20 gal/75.7 L

LP gas Fuel tank

33 gal/124.9 L

Aux. fuel

1.75 gal/6.6 L/0.25 gal/0.9 L (diesel)

TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

John Deere

Type

unsynchronized gear

Gears

6 forward and 1 reverse

Clutch

dry disc

Description

Three gears, plus reverse, in two ranges. Reverse is available in both direct (high) and underdrive (low) although Deere only advertised the use of reverse in low range. Use of reverse in high range may be dangerously fast.

SPEEDS

Description

With 12-38 rear tires./

MECHANICAL

Chassis

4x2 2WD

Steering

manual/power optional

Brakes

differential mechanical expanding shoe

Cab

Open operator station

Transmission

6-speed unsynchronized gear

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO

transmission/independent

Rear RPM

540

JOHN DEERE 70 TIRES

Ag front

6.00-16

Ag rear

13-38

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

91 inches/231 cm

Length

136.25 inches/346 cm/137 inches/347 cm (diesel)

Width

86.625 inches/220 cm

Height

65.5625 inches/166 cm/88 inches/223 cm (diesel)

Rear axle

3.125 by 86.625 inches/79 by 2200 mm

Front tread

48 to 80 inches/121 to 203 cm*Square tube

Rear tread

66.5 to 105.25 inches/168 to 267 cm (extra-long axle)

JOHN DEERE 70 WEIGHT

Gas Operating

6538 lbs/2965 kg

Diesel Operating

7079 lbs/3211 kg

Ballasted

9000 lbs/4082 kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase

91 inches/231 cm

Weight

6538 to 7079 pounds

Front tire

6.00-16

Rear tire

12-38

70 SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

Right side of tractor frame, forward of and below the belt pully.

1953

7000001

1954

7005692

1955

7017501

1956

7034950

BELT PULLEY

Diameter

12.875 inches/32 cm

Width

7.375 inches/18 cm

RPM

1125

Speed

3790 ft/min/1155.19 meters/min

ELECTRICAL

Ground

positive

Batteries

2 (gas)/1 (diesel)

Battery volts

6