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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.


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


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
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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 5800 pounds
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:11-38
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John Deere 60 attachments:

 front-end loader
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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

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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 ...


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


Capacity:1.5 gal [5.7 L]
Pressure:930 psi [64.1 bar]
Pump flow:8.9 gpm [33.7 lpm]

Belt Pulley:

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





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