John Deere 420


John Deere 420 tractor photo
1956 - 1958
Utility tractor
40
Series:320420520
430
Production
Manufacturer:John Deere
Type:Utility tractor
Factory:Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Total built:11,197 (420W)
 7,580 (420T)
 4,932 (420U)
 3,908 (420S)
 610 (420H)
 86 (420V)
Original price:$2300 (1958 )
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.
Variants
420W:row-crop utility
420T:tricycle
420C:crawler
420U:utility
420S:standard
420I:special utility
John Deere 420 Power
Drawbar (tested):26.15 hp
19.5 kW
Belt (tested):28.31 hp
21.1 kW
power test details ...
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
Fuel tank:10.5 gal
39.7 L
 20 gal
75.7 L (LP gas)
Engine details ...
Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
 power optional
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmissions:4-speed unsynchronized gear
 5-speed unsynchronized gear
Transmission details ...
Tractor 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:Serial number plate on the left side of tractor, on the clutch housing.
photo of 420 serial number

1956:80001
1957:107813
1958:127782

how to read serial numbers...

Electrical
Ground:positive
Battery volts:6
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