John Deere

70 Diesel Standard (1953-1956)

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A John Deere first happened when design engineers put the first Diesel engine into John Deere 70 Row Crop tractor. Utilizing a four-cylinder starting engine this tractor set fuel economy records for the horsepower it produced according to the Nebraska Tractor Test.

Tractor Info

Engine: John Deere

Cylinders: 2

Bore & Stroke:

RPM: 1125

CID: 375.6

Fuel: Diesel

Main Fuel Tank Cap: 20

Aux Fuel Tank Cap:


Cooling Capacity:34 QTS.

Drawbar HP: 45.09

Belt PTO HP: 50.40

Weight: 7079 lbs

Length: 137 inches

Width: 86.625 inches

Height: 88 inches

Number of Gears: 6/1


Total Produced: 3248

1953: 7000001

1954: 7005692

1955: 7017501

1956: 7034950

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