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John Deere 720 Standard

John Deere 720 Standard tractor photo
1956 - 1958   Two-Cylinder 20 Series
Standard-tread tractor
Previous model:John Deere 70 Standard
Series back:John Deere 620 Standard

The John Deere model 720 was available in row-crop, standard, or high-crop versions.


Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Total built:4523 (total)
 520 (gas)
 3578 (diesel)
 80 (al-fuel)
 345 (LP-gas)



John Deere 720 Standard Engines:

   John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl gasoline
   John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl all-fuel
   John Deere 5.9L 2-cyl LP gas
   John Deere 6.2L 2-cyl diesel
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Fuel:24.5 gal [92.7 L] (all-fuel)
 26.5 gal [100.3 L] (gasoline)
 33 gal [124.9 L] (LP gas)
 20 gal [75.7 L] (diesel)
Aux. fuel:1 gal [3.8 L] (all-fuel)
 0.25 gal [0.9 L] (diesel)

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:II

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:live
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:93.7 inches [237 cm]
Front tire:6.50-18
Rear tire:14-30
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720 Standard Serial Numbers:

Location:Right side of tractor in front of and below pulley.
photo of 720 Standard serial number

1957: 7200125
1958: 7214900
Final: 7228920

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John Deere 720 Standard Power:

Drawbar (claimed):53 hp [39.5 kW]
PTO (claimed):59 hp [44.0 kW]
Belt (claimed):50.67 hp [37.8 kW]


Chassis:4x2 2WD
 power (optional)
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.


Type:open center


Ground:positive (12V)
 floating (24V)


Number:2 (12V)
 4 (24V)

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