John Deere 60


John Deere 60 tractor photo
1952 - 1956
Row-Crop tractor
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Series:506070
620
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Row-Crop tractor
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:57,300
Original price:$2500 (1956)
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.
Variants
60:row-crop
60S:standard-tread
60 Hi-Crop:high-clearance
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 ...
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
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
 power optional (1954 on)
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station with foam padded seat.
Transmission:6-speed unsynchronized gear
Transmission 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
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
Tractor 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
Full dimensions and tires ...
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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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
Batteries:2
Battery volts:6
Page information
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