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    John Deere 60

    John Deere 60 tractor photo
    1952 - 1956
    Row-Crop tractor
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    Five variants of the John Deere model 60 were made. The basic 60, the standard 60S, the high-seat standard 60S6 (in 1955 and 1956 only), the orchard model 60-O, and the high-crop 60H with 32-inch clearance.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:57,300
    Original price (USD):$2500 (1956)
     

    Variants:

    60:row-crop
    60S:standard-tread
    60 Hi-Crop:high-clearance
     

    John Deere 60 Engines:

       John Deere 5.3L 2-cyl gasoline
       John Deere 5.3L 2-cyl all-fuel
       John Deere 5.3L 2-cyl LP gas
    full engine details ...
     

    Capacity:

    Fuel:20.5 gal [77.6 L]
     28 gal [106.0 L] (LP gas)
    Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L]
    Hydraulic system:1.5 gal [5.7 L]
     

    Rear Hitch:

    Type:John Deere 800
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:transmission
     independent (optional)
    Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:90 inches [228 cm]
    Weight:5300 to 7400 pounds
    Front tire:6.00-16
    Rear tire:11-38
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    John Deere 60 attachments:

     front-end loader
    all 60 attachments ...
     

    60 Serial Numbers:

    Location:Right side of tractor. Either on top of frame, below the distributor or in front of the belt pulley.
    photo of 60 serial number

    1952: 6000001
    1953: 6007694
    1954: 6027995
    1955: 6042500
    1956: 6057650

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    John Deere 60 Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):36.94 hp [27.5 kW]
    Belt (claimed):41.57 hp [31.0 kW]
    Plows:3 (14-inch)
    Drawbar (tested):37.68 hp [28.1 kW]
    Belt (tested):41.18 hp [30.7 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

    Chassis:4x2 2WD
    Steering:manual
     power optional (1954 on)
    Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
    Cab:Open operator station with foam padded seat.
     

    Hydraulics:

    Type:Powr-Trol
    Capacity:1.5 gal [5.7 L]
    Pressure:930 psi [64.1 bar]
    Valves:1
    Pump flow:8.9 gpm [33.7 lpm]
     

    Belt Pulley:

    Diameter:12.8 inches [32 cm]
    Width:7.4 inches [18 cm]
    RPM:975
    Speed:3270 ft/min [996.70 meters/min]
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive
     

    Battery:

    Number:2
    Volts:6
     

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