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John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor

The John Deere 160 is a two-wheel drive lawn tractor from Late 100 series. This model was manufactured between 1986 and 1988.

The components of John Deere 160 driveline system: a 28.2 cubic inches (460 cc) Kawasaki FB460V four-cycle OHV single cylinder forced air-cooled gasoline engine with a maximum power of 12.5 Hp (9.3 kW) and Peerless 801-038A belt-driven gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears. The engine has a float fixed main jet carburetor, diaphragm type pulse pump, and semi-cyclone type air cleaner with dual element.

The maximum forward speed - 4.9 mph (7.9 kph), max. reverse speed - 2.3 mph (3.7 kph). The John Deere 160 tractor is equipped with 15x6.00-6 front tyres and 18x8.50-8 rear tyres. The wheelbase is 44.7" (1130 mm). The John Deere 160 is compatible with 36", 38" mid-mount 2-blade rear-discharge mower decks with cutting height of 1.5-3.5 in (38-90 mm), 42" front-mount blade with manual lift, and 38" front-mount snowblower.

Engine
Engine Model Kawasaki FB460V
Engine Type 4-Cycle OHV single cylinder forced air-cooled gasoline engine
Number of Cylinder 1
Piston Displacement, cu.in (cc) 28.15 (460)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.50 (89.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 2.91 (74.0)
Engine Power, Hp (kW) 12.5 (9.3)
Maximum Torque, Nm (lb-ft) 28.1 (20.2)
Torque Speed, rpm 2300
Fast Idle Speed, rpm 3350
Low Idle Speed, rpm 1400
Direction of Rotation Counterclockwise facing the PTO Shaft
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Carburetor Type Float fixed main jet
Fuel Pump Diaphragm type pulse pump
Governor Type Mechanical
Choke Control Automatic
Lubricating Method Pressure and splash
Cooling System Forced-air
Air Cleaner Semi-cyclone type with dual element
Cooling Air Inlet Rotating screen with periphery blade protector
Ignition System Type Flywheel magneto transistor
Charging Coil 12V-3A
Spark Plug Champion RCJ8
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.60-0.70 (0.024-0.028)
Stoping System Ignition primary circuit ground
Intake Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.004-0.006 (0.10-0.16)
Exhaust Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.004-0.006 (0.10-0.16)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 2.2 (8.3)
Oil Capacity, L (qt) 1.4 (1.5)

Electrical System
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Alternator Charging Capacity, Amp 13
Starter Type Electric
Number of Batteries 1
Battery AH 12/35
Electric Ground Negative

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Clutch Electric
PTO Speed, rpm 3000

Transmission
Transmission Model Peerless 801-038A
Transmission Type Belt-driven gear
Gearbox Type 5F/1R
Number of Forward Gears 5
Number of Reverse Gears 1
Oil Capacity, qts, (L) 1.1 (1.0)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 4.9 (7.9)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 2.3 (3.7)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual
Brakes Type Disc
Front Tire Size 15x6.00-6
Rear Tire Size 18x8.50-8

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 44.7 (1130)
Length, in (mm) 65 (1650)
Height, in (mm) 40 (1010)
Overall Width, in (mm) 39.3 (990)
Turning Radius, in (mm) 23.7 (600)
Weight, lb (kg) 470 (213)

36" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, rear-discharge
Number of Blades 2
Cutting Width, in (mm) 36 (910)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.5-3.5 (40-90)
Deck Drive System Belt driven
Lift System Mechanical
Weight, lb (kg) 95 (43)

38" Mower Deck
Mower Deck Type Mid-mount, right-discharge
Number of Blades 2
Cutting Width, in (mm) 38 (960)
Cutting Height, in (mm) 1.0-3.5 (25-90)
Deck Drive System Belt driven
Lift System Mechanical

38" Snowblower
Snowblower Type Front-mount
Clearing Width, in (mm) 38 (960)
Lift System Mechanical

Front Blade
Blade Type Front-mount
Width, in (mm) 42 (1060)
Lift System Mechanical
Angle Manual

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