John Deere 420I Special Utility

John Deere 420I Special Utility industrial tractor photo
1957 - 1958
Industrial tractor
Series:420I Special Utility
ManufacturerJohn Deere
TypeIndustrial tractor
FactoryDubuque, Iowa, USA
Total built255
The Deere 420I Special Utility was the officially designated industrial version of the 420, but a large number of other 420 versions were sold in yellow paint for municipal and industrial work. The 420I was based on the 420W, the tie rods on the front axle were the primary difference.
John Deere 420I Engine
John Deere 1.9L 2-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank10.5 gal
39.7 L
Engine details ...
John Deere 420I Transmissions
4-speed gear
5-speed gear
5-speed mechanical shuttle
Transmission details ...
John Deere 420I Power
Belt (claimed)29.2 hp
21.8 kW
Chassis4x2 2WD
CabOpen operator station.
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Tractor hitch
Rear TypeI
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOlive OptOptional
Rear RPM540 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase77.75 inches
197 cm
Weight2850 lbs
1292 kg
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420I Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the left side of tractor, on the clutch housing.
Battery volts6
420I Special Utility reference literature
Industrial Tractors and Equipment published in 1957, by John Deere
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Last updateSeptember 7, 2020
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