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John Deere 70

John Deere 70 tractor photo
1953 - 1956
Row-Crop tractor
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Four variants of the John Deere model 70 were built; the 70, the diesel 70D (1954-1956 only), the high-crop 70, and the standard (wheatland) 70S.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:43,000
Original price (USD)
   $2800 (1955 )
 

Variants:

70:row-crop
70S:standard tread
 

John Deere 70 Engines:

   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
full engine details ...
 

Capacity:

Gas Fuel:24.5 gal [92.7 L]
Diesel Fuel:20 gal [75.7 L]
LP gas Fuel:33 gal [124.9 L]
Aux. fuel:1.75 gal [6.6 L]
 0.25 gal [0.9 L] (diesel)
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
 independent*Optional
Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:91 inches [231 cm]
Weight:6538 to 9000 pounds
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:12-38
full dimensions and tires ...
 

John Deere 70 attachments:

 front-end loader
all 70 attachments ...
 

70 Serial Numbers:

Location:Right side of tractor frame, forward of and below the belt pully.
photo of 70 serial number

1953: 7000001
1954: 7005692
1955: 7017501
1956: 7034950

how to read serial numbers...

 

Links:

Model 70: Information and photos about the Deere 70
 

John Deere 70 Power:

Drawbar (tested):45.60 hp [34.0 kW]
Belt (tested):50.86 hp [37.9 kW]
power test details ...
 

Mechanical:

Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
 power optional
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station
 

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
 

Battery:

Number:2 (gas)
 1 (diesel)
Volts:6
 

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