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John Deere 420

John Deere 420 tractor photo
1956 - 1958
Utility tractor
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The 420 had so many possible configurations, sales literature referred to the 420 "Fleet". There was a 420 General-Purpose, Standard, Hi-Crop, Special, Utility, and even Crawler versions, each with several wheel configurations.
 

Production:

Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Total built:11,197 (420W)
 7,580 (420T)
 4,932 (420U)
 3,908 (420S)
 610 (420H)
 86 (420V)
Original price (USD)
   $2300 (1958 )
 

Variants:

420W:row-crop utility
420T:tricycle
420C:crawler
420U:utility
420S:standard
 

John Deere 420 Engines:

   John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl gasoline
   John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl all-fuel
   John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl LP gas
full engine details ...
 

Capacity:

Fuel:10.5 gal [39.7 L]
 20 gal [75.7 L] (LP gas)
 

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:I
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission
 live*Live PTO optional with the 5-speed transmission.
Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:3250 lbs [1474 kg]
Front tire:5.00-15
Rear tire:9-24
full dimensions and tires ...
 

420 Serial Numbers:

Location:Left side of tractor frame
photo of 420 serial number

1956: 80001
1957: 107813
1958: 127782

how to read serial numbers...

 

John Deere 420 Power:

Drawbar (claimed):20.31 hp [15.1 kW]
Belt (claimed):24.83 hp [18.5 kW]
Drawbar (tested):26.15 hp [19.5 kW]
Belt (tested):28.31 hp [21.1 kW]
power test details ...
 

Mechanical:

Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
 power optional
Cab:Open operator station.
 

Electrical:

Ground:positive
 

Battery:

Number:1
Volts:6
 

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