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    John Deere 317

    John Deere 317 lawn tractor photo
    1979 - 1983   300 Series
    Garden tractor
    Previous model:John Deere 316
    Next model:John Deere 318
    Smaller:John Deere 314





    Lubrication problems with the original Kohler engine gave the John Deere 317 a reputation as a poor tractor. Deere offered a retro-fit kit to mount the Onan P218G engine and, later, Kohler provided an improved KT17 Series II engine.
     

    Production:

    Manufacturer:John Deere
    Factory:Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
     

    John Deere 317 Engine:

       Kolher 691cc 2-cyl gasoline
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    Capacity:

    Fuel:4.5 gal [17.0 L]
     

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Front PTO:independent
    Clutch:electric
     

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:46 inches [116 cm]
    Weight:700 lbs [317 kg]
    Front tire:16x6.50-8
    Rear tire:23x10.50-12
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    John Deere 317 attachments:

     46" mid-mount mower deck
     48" mid-mount mower deck
     50" mid-mount mower deck
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    317 Serial Numbers:

    1979: 95001
    1980: 120001
    1981: 155001
    1982: 190001
    1983: 222001
    Final: 285000

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    Links:

    WeekendFreedomMachines.com: information, photos, allied equipment data, and an active John Deere lawn tractor forum
     

    John Deere 317 Power:

    Engine:17 hp [12.7 kW]
     

    Mechanical:

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

    Electrical:

    Ground:negative
     

    Battery:

    Number:1
    Volts:12
     

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