John Deere R70

John Deere R70 lawn tractor photo
1984 - 1986
Riding lawn mower
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ManufacturerJohn Deere
Riding lawn mower
Original price was $1,199 in 1983
John Deere R70 Engine
8HP Briggs & Stratton 1-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank1.25 gal
4.7 L
Engine details ...
Two-wheel drive
Mechanical band brakes
Open operator station
Power Take-off (PTO)
Mid PTOindependent
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase42 inches
106 cm
Weight275 lbs
124 kg
Front tire11x4.00-5
Rear tire16x6.50-8
Full dimensions and tires ...
R70 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number plate on the left rear of the mower, near the hitch.
R70 references literature
Riding Mowers & Lawn Tractors published in 1985, by John Deere
John Deere Lawn Tractors and Riding Mowers published in 1986
Operator's Manual R70, R72, R92, S82, and S92 Riding Mowers (OM-M88160) published in 1985
Consumer Products Price List published in 1983, by John Deere
Grounds Care Equipment Purchasing Guide published in 1983, by John Deere
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