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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:55,000
    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 (optional on 5-speed)
    Rear RPM:540
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Weight:3,250 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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