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    John Deere 720

    John Deere 720 tractor photo
    1956 - 1958   Two-Cylinder 20 Series
    Row-Crop tractor
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    The John Deere model 720 was available in row-crop, standard, or high-crop versions.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
    Total built:29,000
    Original price (USD):$3,700 (1958)
     

    John Deere 720 Engines:

       John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl gasoline
       John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl all-fuel
       John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl LP gas
       John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl diesel
    full engine details ...
     

    Capacity:

    Fuel:24.5 gal [92.7 L] (all-fuel)
     26.5 gal [100.3 L] (gasoline)
     33 gal [124.9 L] (LP gas)
     20 gal [75.7 L] (diesel)
    Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L] (all-fuel)
     0.25 gal [0.9 L] (diesel)
     

    3-Point Hitch:

    Rear Type:II
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:live
    Rear RPM:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:93.7 inches [237 cm]
    Weight:6,790 lbs [3079 kg]
    Front tire:6.00-16
    Rear tire:12-38
    full dimensions and tires ...
     

    John Deere 720 attachments:

     front-end loader
    all 720 attachments ...
     

    720 Serial Numbers:

    Location:Right side of tractor in front of and below pulley.
    photo of 720 serial number

    1956: 7200000
    1957: 7203420
    1958: 7217368

    how to read serial numbers...

     

    John Deere 720 Power:

    Drawbar (claimed):53 hp [39.5 kW]
    PTO (claimed):59 hp [44.0 kW]
    Belt (claimed):50.67 hp [37.8 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):53.41 hp [39.8 kW]
    Belt (tested):57.77 hp [43.1 kW]
    power test details ...
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Hydraulics:

    Type:open center
    Valves:1
     

    Electrical:

    Ground:positive (12V)
     floating (24V)
     

    Battery:

    Number:2 (12V)
     4 (24V)
    Volts:6
     

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