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Antique John Deere Tractor: JD 60

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The first numbered tractors in the John Deere lineup were the "50" and "60" which both came out in 1952. The John Deere 60 was meant to replace the Model A tractor. Production ended in 1956.

JD 60 Tractor


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ted plunk wrote on Friday, August 31, 2012 (PDT):
  • i have a jd 60 propane. I need the mixing pot for the jd
    matt wrote on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 (PST):
  • how big of a snow blower will a jd 60 run. looking at a inland 84.. will it work
    larry lile wrote on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 (PST):
  • dereck i hate to burst your bubble but you are severly misinformed about the strenght of your beloved oliver tractors, while they where a verry serviceable tractor they just will not hold up to the same size john deere for comparrison here i am going to use the data from the Nebraska university test, these where the standard that was used in the years past, and are still being used because it was illegal to sell a tractor in Nebraska that did not meet there advertised hp ratings and which would not submit to the testing. all tractors of the period where tested and they where all supplied by the tractor companies for testing, and i am sure that there where company reps on hand to make sure that their tractors where up to specs during testing, these test are readily available today from various internet sources, so with this in mind let us look at the disel model john deere 730 built from 1958-1961, and the oliver 770 built from 1958-196 , these are both 6000 lb class tractors with six speed tranmissions, and wearing the same size rubber the six cylinder oliver 770 diesel at 216 cubic in, delivered 44.4 hp at the drawbar, pulling a static weight of 4571 lbs in third gear, at a fuel consumption rate of 3.4 gallons per hour, with a last base price of 4345.00 while the two cylinder john deere model 730 diesel at 360 cubic inch, delivered a tested 53.4 hp,at the drawbar pulling a static weight of 5633 lbs in third gear,, at a fuel consumption rate of 3.2 gal per hour, with a last base price of 3700.00 the 720/730 diesels held the hp to fuel consumption record for 26years at the university this translates to the john deere pulling 19% more weight, with 17% more horse power and using 6% less fuel while doing it, that is the primary reason why you still find the old john deeres today and why they outsold all other brands. john deere changed to the new generation tractors in 1961 and they did this only because they had advanced the two cylinder tecnology as far as they thought they could get it to go, but they will always be a classic, while the olivers will always be a also ran like the minnies, both where good tractors, but the john deeres sold so well for a reason!
    Derek wrote on Saturday, December 12, 2009 (PST):
  • I was reading your forum and you guys no nothing about the other brans. A stock Oliver will own a stock John Deere anyday. The reason you see John Deeres doing so good is because they are a 2 cyclinder, with a long stroke so inturn you turn them up a lot because of the long stroke to create power. The long stroke also alows the to hold on at the end when they go put.......... put........ put.......put, but a stock Oliver will still take a stock john deere anyday with their inline 6 cyclinder engine besides the 66 and 660 they had an inline 4 cyclinder motor. So as i was saying you may think John Deeres are soo much better then olivers but stock to stock oliver is number one everytime
    dallas ivory otter lake mich wrote on Saturday, November 07, 2009 (PST):
  • or just call me at 810 348 5335 and i ll walk you through it on pto adjustment
    dallas ivory otter lake mich wrote on Saturday, November 07, 2009 (PST):
  • i noticed alot of pto problems more than likely it is just out of adjustment on the pto caseing there is an inspection hole take plug out with a light turn pto until u see set screw take screwdriver and turn it in then tighten untill pto engagement lever has it s SNAP back turn set screw back out and you ll be back in business
    doug wrote on Thursday, October 01, 2009 (PDT):
  • I have a johndeere 60 standard tractor in michigan I would like to know what it is worth
    Jeff A. Dawson wrote on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 (PDT):
  • To whom it may concern, We own a 1953 John Deere 60 and desperately need a copy of the instument panel,s wiring diagram as viewed from the back, as idiot-proof as possible. It is a gasoline model and the Ser.# is 6001610. Sincerely, Jeff Dawson PS Your prompt attention would be IMMENSELY APPRECIATED!!
    Tim Stoll wrote on Tuesday, June 02, 2009 (PDT):
  • I have a Model #60 for sale SN 6052424 this I m told a very rare tractor something like 262 of this style made. They call it the Model # 60 high seat standard and is shaped like a 620 or 70 gas. I also have a 620 standard for sale and a AR all these tractors are in showroom condition, I have picture of each if anyone would like to see them. These tractors were my dads and he had them nicely done up. I m not as interested in tractors like my dad was so I am looking at selling these tractors. 306;771;5225
    Jack Jenkins wrote on Thursday, March 26, 2009 (PDT):
  • A correction is necessary on your lead statement,and that is-the model 60 replaced the model A John Deere. The later A had a 321 cu engine and was rated at 950rpm. The 60 had the same basic engine but reduced the cubes to 302.9 and increased the rpms to 1125. In so doing they gained a slight power increase. The model A was very popular and would haul 3-14 plows all day long. I love that old tractor, but the newer 2 banger 620 and 630 s will just flat out-haul it.According to the Nebraska test the 1950 J.D. model A will pull 4394 lbs. The 620 will haul 6122 lbs. The real improvement came with the adoption of the 3 point hitch system. The old 2 bangers were loved by a lot of old timers.
    K D LUNDIN wrote on Thursday, February 12, 2009 (PST):
  • My understanding is the model 50 replaced model B, and 60 replaced A and 70 replaced G and R replaced D
    Jim Greenmyer wrote on Saturday, November 29, 2008 (PST):
  • For sale John Deere 60 3600.00 209-663-3984 Walnut Grove, California
    R.M. Hough wrote on Thursday, April 24, 2008 (PDT):
  • I have a 1953 JD 50- Serial # 501743 Need to know what causes the transmission to slip out of gear, also gears grind in reverse and 1st gear. Also the PTO quit about the same time. What can I do to fix these problems. Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated. Would consider selling for the right price. R.M. Hough
    Kirk Flammang wrote on Sunday, April 20, 2008 (PDT):
  • I have the 60 that Dad bought in 1967 at Climbing Hill, IA. It had a broken hour meter 8000+ hours when we got it and must have over 20,000 hours by now. Its on only it s second engine and starts and runs great! JOHN DEERE didn t put zippers in their engines, but I know some of the competition needed them!
    Tom Nelson, 3/26/08 wrote on Thursday, March 27, 2008 (PDT):
  • I have a John Deere 40-s. Where can I get information and/or help on repairing the brakes on this tractor
    clyde wrote on Sunday, March 09, 2008 (PDT):
  • I HAVE a 1955 model 50 that is an older restoration. Tin is as perfect as you can get. Idles extremely slow, good rubber, all lights even red rear, has square wide front, complete 801 3 point in perfect condition, power steering, new seat, new battery. if interested call me at 651-247-1525 in minnesota.
    James N. McCulley wrote on Tuesday, October 09, 2007 (PDT):
  • I grew up on a model 60 JD. It was my granddaddy s tractor. My dad has it now. He still uses it some on the farm. I still get to drive it some raking hay. To me that tractor is priceless. I would love to restore it. Maybe one day i can. It doesnt have power steering or live pto. It s still an awesome tractor!
    Alan Blankenship wrote on Wednesday, August 08, 2007 (PDT):
  • I have a 1956 60propane for sale or trade.. If your intersted email me at abgrays33 at cableone.net
    Robert Sisk,Ala wrote on Friday, July 20, 2007 (PDT):
  • Wrote on Friday,July 20,2007 I collect Antique Tractors have ,730,620,60,50,4020,4020propane,4240 .Ilove my John Deeres.
    Welby wrote on Monday, October 23, 2006 (PDT):
  • Welby - I have a chance to buy a '53 Model 60. It has 16.9 x 30 rear tires. I thought that odd, but it originally came from Norfolk, ND. I understand that is potato country. Could this tractor be retrofited for a potato harvester? I have a 1940 slant dash 'B' that I'm trying to decide whether to sell or restore it.
    Dale wrote on Thursday, June 08, 2006 (PDT):
  • I just purchased a acreage with old barn, in the barn sits a 50 Deere, with one front wheel. Any input on this tractor would be appreciated. I do not have the serial number at this time. Thanks for the input. Dale
    Julie wrote on Friday, April 07, 2006 (PDT):
  • My husband has purchsed a JohnDeere riding lawnmower a 1950s dont know the exact year its a 60 series completly restored and in excelent condition. We were wondering if it os worth any thing. Please e-mail me with any info. we might consider selling.
    kenny wrote on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (PST):
  • I just bought a 1954 jd 60 with out power steering , can I add power steering to this tractor thanks.
    JOHN wrote on Saturday, February 18, 2006 (PST):
  • I HAVE A JD 60 S/N 6060752, I THINK ITS A GROVE MODEL WITH A WIDE FRONT END.TIN IS IN POOR SHAPE. MOTOR IS FREE. HAS TWO FUEL TANKS, BELIEVE SMALLER TANK WAS FOR GAS TO START THE ENGINE THEN SWITCH TO DEISEL. NO 3 POINT HITCH, HAS PTO. MAKE OFFER THINKING ABOUT SELLING IT, OR TELL ME WHAT ITS WORTH.
    Marc wrote on Wednesday, February 08, 2006 (PST):
  • I am looking for a early model 60 to restore. I would prefer that it be in fair running condition,with good sheetmetal & a good tag.I have (2) JD M's 1949&1950,good metal & tags, the 1950 is now being driven in parades.I also have a 1949 farmall H.all are for sale or trade.
    marc croom wrote on Saturday, February 04, 2006 (PST):
  • I am looking for a model 60 (early)to purchase for restoration. Being a member of antique tractor club; i would like to have one for parades,shows etc.
    greg black wrote on Wednesday, November 02, 2005 (PST):
  • carrie i found a used block in a junk yard in missouri can't remember name look under tractor salvage in this state
    GREG BLACK wrote on Monday, October 31, 2005 (PST):
  • A 6X3 POWER BLOCK HAS OVER SIZED PISTONS AND WAS USUALLY INSTALLED FOR MAXIMUM HORSE POWER USUALLY INSTALLED FOR PULLING A DISC MY 60 HAD ONE IN IT BROKE A RING THESE BLOCKS CANNOT BE BORED THEY ARE ALREADY STRECHED .110 THOUSANDS
    greg black wrote on Monday, October 31, 2005 (PST):
  • I HAVE A 60 JD RUNS GOOD PLPULLS GOOD HAS POWER STEERING AND THREE POINT HITCH WANTING TO KNOW IF HYD. WILL OPERATE A FRONT END LOADER
    Dan wrote on Friday, October 07, 2005 (PDT):
  • All right, let's set the record straight here. The 40 replaced the M (which started out as the H) the 50 replaced the B, the 60 replaced the A, and the 70 replaced the G. And if you really wanna know, the 80 replaced the R.
    Dan Shippee wrote on Tuesday, October 04, 2005 (PDT):
  • My dad owns a '54 model 60. I beat him on it in a tractor pull a couple days ago.
    nelson maxwell wrote on Friday, September 30, 2005 (PDT):
  • i'm interested in this john deere and wanting to add to my collection
    cody wrote on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 (PDT):
  • my dad has a john deere 60 and it is a handy tractor
    Dave Shoop wrote on Monday, March 14, 2005 (PST):
  • I've just acquired a '52 JD 60 as a restoration project. It has a 6 X 3 power block. What does that mean?
    Ken wrote on Wednesday, March 09, 2005 (PST):
  • Nice Tractor
    Lowell Spitler wrote on Tuesday, March 08, 2005 (PST):
  • The only new tractor i ever owned was a 1956 60 row crop that i sold in the early 60s after loosing some of my rented ground and didn`t need any more. The serial no. was 6058433 . Does anyone know where this tractor is located? It was sold in west central Ohio. God bless America!!!!!!
    matt bain wrote on Sunday, February 13, 2005 (PST):
  • I GREW UP ON A FARM IN COLERAIN OHIO THE TRACTORS WE USED WERE ALL JD 2CYLINDERS AN OLD A B 50 730 THESE TRACTORS ARE STILL USED TODAY I AM IN SEARCH OF ANY OF THESE MODELS FOR SALE THESE TRACTORS ARE AWESOME
    Carrie wrote on Monday, January 17, 2005 (PST):
  • Looking for JD 60 Block for my husband. He has given up hope and would love to surprise by deere loving husband. Does anyone know where I could find one??
    Carrie wrote on Monday, January 17, 2005 (PST):
  • Looking for JD 60 Block for my husband. He has given up hope and would love to surprise by deere loving husband. Does anyone know where I could find one??
    RODNEY wrote on Tuesday, September 21, 2004 (PDT):
  • WHAT KIND OF OIL SHOULD I RUN IN MY '53 MODEL 60 WITH A POWER BLOCK?
    Bob Rautio, Canterbury,CT. wrote on Saturday, September 18, 2004 (PDT):
  • Had A JD60 with The narrow front end and 45 manure loader, best hard working tractor I ever owned. Did have one problem with it, could not get the heat valve on the manifold to work so it ran on the cold setting all yr long. still it was the best tractor that i had on the farm.
    J.L.Leasure wrote on Friday, September 17, 2004 (PDT):
  • My Dad used a J.D.60 for many years with a 227 mounted corn picker.It always ran great.When he quit using it,it sat for nearly fifteen years in the shed neglected until a few months ago when I decided to get it running again.It only took a little tinkering with it to get it to fire right up.It sounded as good as it did years ago.I got it out,removed the picker and took it to show recently.It may not look pretty,but that old two cylinder sure has sweet sound.I REALLY love that tractor.Oh,by the way,it is a 1952 model.
    --------------------- wrote on Saturday, July 10, 2004 (PDT):
  • The "60's"Replaced the "A's" not the "B's" Get real
    kenny wrote on Sunday, May 02, 2004 (PDT):
  • Dear MR BROWN I would like to know ? If you hate JOHN DEERES so much why are you on this page you should be on the moline page with all the other LOOSERS!!!!!
    arthur wrote on Monday, April 26, 2004 (PDT):
  • NOTHING RUNS LIKE A DEERE!! Ever wonder why there are more JDs in your yard- there are more of them and people like to use them more,- No it's not 4 sale not to u
    joe brown wrote on Monday, April 26, 2004 (PDT):
  • Hey arthur just wonderin if you want to sell that piece of shit for scrap i own a scrap yard and most of the tractors here are john deeres want to know what kind to get it a minn. moline.
    arthur wrote on Saturday, April 24, 2004 (PDT):
  • Hi I just purchased an 60 in immaculate original condition with a wide front, same as the one pictured here. I would like to find out where to check the engine oil level and where to fill it, also wondering what the little handle is for that is beside the gearstick, Diff. lock??
    Fred from-MO wrote on Monday, April 19, 2004 (PDT):
  • I just bought an old 60. I was wondering where I could find a wide front end for it, a front end loader, and would any backhoe attachment work on this old beuty.? I restore cars, now I have a tractor, but little knowledge on tractors-City boy for the most part.
    kenny wrote on Friday, April 16, 2004 (PDT):
  • by the way! to the guy who thinks his oliver is all that!!!The oliver is the dollar store version of the john deere!!THINK GREEN!!!!!!
    kenny wrote on Friday, April 16, 2004 (PDT):
  • My dad had two jd 60's when I was a kid but he had to sell the farm and the tractors went to auction.Man i miss those tractors.I can't remember a lot of things growing up but I REMEMBER THEM!
    Jeff Hofmann wrote on Tuesday, March 02, 2004 (PST):
  • I have driven a 60 WF for a few years on the old dumprake. I have restored a 60 in shop class and it looks really good. By the way, 60's were meant to take over the A's, not the B's. And they were made from 1952 to 1957. Thank you.
    John Peters wrote on Sunday, February 22, 2004 (PST):
  • All you guys need to come to the light. Them Jonny Poppers with a hand clutchs are very difficult to operate. Besides, my momma could out pull a JD any day.
    Premier_Industries wrote on Friday, January 23, 2004 (PST):
  • If any one here is looking for a front hitch to fit on these tractors please E-Mail me for details. premier at ncis.net
    Ronald Seppamaki wrote on Monday, January 19, 2004 (PST):
  • I am looking for the electrical wiring for a JD "60", can nyone help me out?
    Charlie wrote on Monday, January 05, 2004 (PST):
  • I'd like to be buried,sittin on a 60, could that be done? Mabe they could put me in a mosealum on a 60. I'd like to have it runnin for the service around half throtle. Just can't get over that put put noise. Is that what made the John Dear so famus?
    Charlie wrote on Monday, January 05, 2004 (PST):
  • I'd like to be buried,sittin on a 60, could that be done? Mabe they could put me in a mosealum on a 60. I'd like to have it runnin for the service around half throtle. Just can't get over that put put noise. Is that what made the John Dear so famus?
    David E. Ethridge wrote on Monday, December 08, 2003 (PST):
  • I have a model 40. I'm not sure of the year.
    grussom wrote on Thursday, December 04, 2003 (PST):
  • have 1956 mod 60 jd, ex. mech. cond.,sheet metal, etc. need info, paperwork, instructions, on rebuild of power steering pump, pump works fine, just has small leak,want this repaired before restoration, any help appreciated
    DALE wrote on Friday, November 28, 2003 (PST):
  • I HAVE A PAIR OF 60s SER# 6030463 and 6030465, I'm looking for SER# 6030464 does anyone know where she is ?
    Merle wrote on Friday, November 21, 2003 (PST):
  • I own two pairs of 60s with consecutive serial numbers. 6023304 & 6023305 and 6002746 & 6002747. I originally owned the first one of each pair and stumbled onto their twins, one in a newspaper ad and the other at a farm auction.
    Denny Wolf wrote on Wednesday, November 12, 2003 (PST):
  • Grew up on a farm in South Dakota, had larger JD tractors but 60 was all around unit.
    lyle wrote on Tuesday, September 16, 2003 (PDT):
  • I was farming when the numbered series came out. The 60 replaced the A not the B. It would pull a 3/16 plow ok.
    Max Hawkins wrote on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 (PDT):
  • I recently purchased a 1953 model 60 john deere tractor from a cousin, I would like any information on the repair of the clutch and the PTO. Any help would be greatly appreciated
    matt lowrance wrote on Friday, June 06, 2003 (PDT):
  • i need to know where to check all fluids especially the oil any info would be great. thank very much,matt
    Hayshaker wrote on Tuesday, May 06, 2003 (PDT):
  • I have acquired a MINT Mod 60 with wide front axle. TTSN is less than 4000 hrs. Still working. This tractor is in original condition. Has all Hyd. and draw bar. Excellent rubber and sheet metal.. Any interest? I just don't need it.
    LENWILL BURMESTER wrote on Thursday, March 13, 2003 (PST):
  • I ALWAYS THOUGH THAT THE 50 REPLACED THE B ANB THE 60 REPLACED THE A
    Tony Hardy wrote on Monday, February 10, 2003 (PST):
  • Ray you Should be able to find most of those pto cluch parts at your local Johndeere dealer if you cant email me and i will check here in Ohio
    Michael Aydt wrote on Monday, January 06, 2003 (PST):
  • Hi My Name is Mike. I own a Johndeere 60. I use it to go tractor pulling. I am from Stewart Minnesota and my tractor is still used on the farm today. I well never sell that tractor, It was my first tractor that I restored about 3 years ago and I am now 18. I also wanted to say that The 60 was meant to replace the G they are real close in horse power but the 60 has just a little bit more than the G. I anyone has any ?'s about my 60 or any 60 feel free to ask. I could be a big help if I don't know the answer I know people who well.
    Ray Hughes wrote on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 (PST):
  • My wife's Dad has a 60 John Deere that he still uses occasionally. It has a live PTO that the clutches have gone out on. He is having trouble finding replacements. Anyone out there have a good set they might sell at a reasonable price? I would like to fix it for him. He is 86 years old and would not take a million dollars for that old John Deere. I love to see him enjoy his time bush hogging his small garden spot. It makes his day to run the old Deere if only for a few minutes.
    William Farmer wrote on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 (PST):
  • the 60 replaced the "A" not the "B" if I'm not mistaken.
    Freddie Stewart wrote on Monday, December 09, 2002 (PST):
  • My neighbor just finished restoring a 1954 60 j.d. and his dad drove it in the Foley Al. christmas parade, it looked and sounded great.Wish I had one.
    jim unger wrote on Tuesday, November 05, 2002 (PST):
  • Can any one tell me what a 1952 model 60 is? What kind of engine (fuel type)and any other info. would be appreciated. What might be involved with replacing the single wheel front end with a wide type?
    jack wrote on Saturday, October 26, 2002 (PDT):
  • Does anyone know who might specialize in rebuilting starters Mine is a Delco from my Model 60 JD. Local shop said, he didn't have the parts and didn't know where to get replacement parts.
    Roger W. Foster wrote on Thursday, October 10, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am new to this listing but am interested in purchasing a JD B or 60 for work on the farm here in Southern PA. We used to own both, an they were excellent for our hay operations.
    K. Futrell wrote on Sunday, September 22, 2002 (PDT):
  • P.S. My E-mail address is stiegerdriver at hotmail.com If anyone has a non-running B,Drop me a line or two,Prefer something in the 300.00-1000.00$ price range.Thanks!
    K. Futrell wrote on Sunday, September 22, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am located in Arkansas,And work for Deere,I would like to find a B to restore with my 7 & 9 year old sons.Any help finding one of these classic John Deere tractors would be great.
    AGary Kempher wrote on Saturday, September 21, 2002 (PDT):
  • IOWN A 1953 MODEL 60 I am real proud to have it. I grew upn on a grain farm in the Ms river valley We uaed 70 diesels mostly, I wish I could get one again but they are so haevy to haul maybr i'll get another 60 or a Model A. I do know that antibue tractors are like peanuts, One is NEVER enough
    JW wrote on Friday, July 19, 2002 (PDT):
  • Looking for a flywheel and crankshaft for a 1958 John Deer Model 60.
    Tyler Dillon wrote on Monday, June 17, 2002 (PDT):
  • I'm 12 years old and me and my dad use his John Deere 60 (i think it's 1957) to drill postholes for fence that we build all the time on our land. it runs really good for that old and we pick up 2,000 pound bails w/it and i'm just amazed how long it has run!! it's on it's 2nd frame though becuz we cracked the first one hauling heavy bails down the road to neighbors!
    Leif wrote on Sunday, June 09, 2002 (PDT):
  • Last summer we logged a woods with a 60 and we beat the crap out of it. I'v never seen a tractor take so much of a beating.
    Allen Newman wrote on Sunday, June 09, 2002 (PDT):
  • i once owned a 60 j.d. with a tricycle frontend. it was not suitable for what i needed a tractor for. i have a lot of uneven ground. there was a danger of turning over. i sold it and got a 8n ford so it would be closer to the ground. it suits my propose. i do miss the john deere. i would ride it down the road just to hear it run. there is nothing like that old popping sound. i like the 8n to. wished i had kept the john deere to go along with the 8n. what i am trying to get across is= don't get down on the other tractors because you own a certain kind. they are all good. it is what you are going to use it for.
    Ronald Seppamaki wrote on Saturday, May 18, 2002 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a hood for a John Deere "60"
    jim richards wrote on Thursday, May 02, 2002 (PDT):
  • the john deer 60 replaced the A not the B
    BUD S. wrote on Tuesday, April 09, 2002 (PDT):
  • WILL A JD60 BE OK WITH FRONT WEIGHT TO MOVE ROUND BALES A VERY SHORT DISTANCE AND FOR GRADING A DRY LOT.ANY INPUT WOULD HELP ME DESIDE WHAT TO BUY.I'M NEW TO THIS TRACTOR STUFF.THANKS ALOT FROM A NEW COMER
    W.J. Shaver wrote on Thursday, March 28, 2002 (PST):
  • An of you out there have experience on freeing up stuck rock shaft on Jd 60, Has fluids, response from hydraulics etc, do I have to go in the rear end of my machine 7 what might have to replace, also what plugs should be in the powertrol block to have fluid power to quick disconects & three point linkage. Thank you Bill Shaver.
    Pat Kies wrote on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 (PST):
  • My granddad has a 70, 60, and a 50. The 70 and 60 both run and are excellent tractors to drive we pull a sickle bar behind the 60 and the 70 is an orginial w/ pony motor and is an awesome tractor. I live on a farm and JD's are the only things we own, we have 7 antique JD's
    Leon wrote on Monday, January 14, 2002 (PST):
  • Sorry 'bout that,didn't finish before posting my wants I am looking for an engine for a Mod.110 John Deere have looked all over Ar. Don't want to start a fuss but I didn't know there were other tractors besides JOHN DEERE !
    Leon wrote on Monday, January 14, 2002 (PST):
  • I'm new at this--restore small JD's (S92-110-317-318)looking
    Don Reeder wrote on Saturday, January 12, 2002 (PST):
  • The model 60 WAS NOT the first JD with a # for a model name. I believe that a model 62 was built in the 1930's as part of the "L" series. Only 78 were built. Please correct your information.
    chris wrote on Thursday, October 11, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have a 60 and would like to buy (or build) a cultivator that mounts behind the front tires. I've had this tractor for 9 years, and every year I'm getting more into farming. I love it. Any info would be greatly appreciated. (Pictures would be great!!) Thank you.
    Richard wrote on Saturday, September 29, 2001 (PDT):
  • Driving through my home town, spotted my uncle out in his yard. Haven't seen him in a few years and he's gettin mighty old, so I took the opportunity to drop in. We talked for two hours, His old 60 he bought new had its nose poking out of the barn. See that he attached a 45 loader to it. Also noticed he kept his 50 something pickup.
    Eric wrote on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 (PDT):
  • I thought it was the 50 which replaced the model "B". Didn't the 60 replace the model "A". The caption below the picture says the 60 replaced the "B"
    Doug Kane wrote on Friday, September 07, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have a Mod.60 totally restored. Can anyone tell me what this tractor sold for brand new?Also I have a 801 hitch. I lack the chain and clevises plus the 2 brackets RH andLH that bolt to the draw bar.
    Eric Dale wrote on Tuesday, June 05, 2001 (PDT):
  • I'm buying a JD 60 and 70. They do not have a 3pt. Do you recommend the 801 or something better....
    Ray Correll wrote on Sunday, June 03, 2001 (PDT):
  • Just bought a model 60. It is a 1955 with power steering, live pto, tachometer and the original JD 3pt hitch. It is a narrow front end and has a model 45 JD loader on it. I love the tractor and it runs and looks great. It was a one owner tractor.
    James Ozment wrote on Tuesday, May 15, 2001 (PDT):
  • I have a late model john deere B . Very restorable but needs some motor work. Please call if interested. Thanks 1(205)652 6179
    Scott Olsem wrote on Monday, April 23, 2001 (PDT):
  • My dad owns a 60 it is execlent shape now after he work on it has original paint and now he would like to own a 50 and he is looking. If anybody has one for sale email me.
    Roy Wolf wrote on Monday, April 16, 2001 (PDT):
  • I believe that if you check with the John Deere Mfg. Co., that you'll find that the Model 50 replaced the B; the Model 60 replaced the A; and the Model 70 replaced the G!!! The farmers of the 1950's used a lot of these tractors in Bureau County northwest of Princeton, Illinois....there was a very aggressive John Deere dealer in Walnut, Illinois and I remember that era very well/rcw.
    kt wrote on Sunday, April 15, 2001 (PDT):
  • Get a farmall h they are a much better tractor than a jd 60 or to say any jd
    Paul Kenerson wrote on Sunday, April 15, 2001 (PDT):
  • I am not an expert on JD's but the 60 was manufactured to replace the A not the B. I think that JD should start manufacturing 2cyl's again,they would put Harley Davidson out off business.They reprduce old houses, old clothing food what ever why not start making 2 cylinder tractors. there are many people that eat sleep and drink 2 cylinder tractors that never farmed before. Why not star a new fade?I know a guy that wears geen & yellow underwear ,pickup, house and what ever . his wife said that if he buys one more 2 cyl he's out the door. That color could cause a divorce.
    Harold wrote on Monday, April 09, 2001 (PDT):
  • Alot of the questions asked in this space could be answered in Two Cylinder Magazine of Grundy Center ,Iowa. They have a special section devoted to technical questions.
    Gary Kempher wrote on Sunday, December 03, 2000 (PST):
  • I'd much rather run a rather run a rusty deere than a new shiny Oliver. Iv'e used both kinds of tractor, for both plowing, and cultivating. I favor the JD, mainly because it was easier to operate, and much less maintenance intensive
    Bad Ass John Deere Lover wrote on Thursday, November 30, 2000 (PST):
  • Buck needs to get a life. I have no idea why he thinks his oliver can out pull a John Deere. My John Deere could stomp all over his Oliver!
    jim wrote on Wednesday, November 22, 2000 (PST):
  • Buck just likes Olivers because he knows that he can get 2-3 Olivers for the price of one comparable JD. Lots of people prefer quantity over quality. Myself, I doubt his Oliver will out pull my JD. If he want's to bet, bring LOTS of money.
    Brian Steiner wrote on Sunday, November 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I suggest being carefull regarding challenges at tractor pulls.The JD tractors perform very well in their horsepower class but when classified by weight they can spot their opposition as much as 30 hp. Realising that a model 2130 is aproximatly the same weight as a model 60.
    Brian Steiner wrote on Sunday, November 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I suggest being carefull regarding challenges at tractor pulls.
    Jerry wrote on Thursday, October 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have a JD 50 and a JD 60 that I am parting out. I have quite a few parts for these tractors. If there is anything you need for restoration or repair let me know by e-mail. Just click on my name above.
    D. G. wrote on Sunday, September 24, 2000 (PDT):
  • BUCK IS ON DRUGS IF HE THINKS HIS JUNK OLIVER CAN OUTPULL MY J,D,
    D. G. wrote on Sunday, September 24, 2000 (PDT):
  • BUCK IS ON DRUGS IF HE THINKS HIS JUNK OLIVER CAN OUTPULL MY J,D,
    andy wrote on Tuesday, September 12, 2000 (PDT):
  • Is there a loader attachment for the sixty? If so, how much would a decent one fetch?
    Robert Wallrath wrote on Saturday, September 09, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have a JohnDeere 60 Trycycle restored.Would like to sell a 3-12 moldboard plow 3pt hook up,all new rowing collers.The man who wants rear culivators,I donated them to a chidrens home in Tupelo,Miss Its called Tupelo Mansions.It is a United Pentecostal Home.They might not be using them .I also have a front wheel pedestal with rollamatic wheels and tires fits a John Deere 60
    marty webb wrote on Saturday, September 02, 2000 (PDT):
  • I grew up on a farm with john deeres we had a model b, 70, 3020, and 4020d, am moving back up to upstate ny in five years and start up a collection of 2cylinder john deeres. the 50 replaced the b, 60 the a and 70 the g
    Dick Hartgrove wrote on Tuesday, August 29, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have a classic 60 JD - Looks and runs like new. I would like to know what this type is worth.
    bill watkins wrote on Saturday, August 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • i inherited my dads 60 tricle on lp gas doesnt have3 pointorlivepto.haspower steering.needs back tires. am now in stalling starter.we love this old tractor.
    mike wrote on Sunday, August 13, 2000 (PDT):
  • I JUST BOUGHT A JD 60TRI SICKLE AND IT'S FOR SALE.ENGINE RUNS GOOD,NEEDS TIRES at HOOD
    STEVEN SWIETLIK wrote on Tuesday, August 01, 2000 (PDT):
  • Question,to anyone that knows.are the rock shafts bigger on an "A" than they are on a "B"?
    WALTER KRECEK wrote on Monday, July 31, 2000 (PDT):
  • The JD MOD60 IS IT A 6 OR 12 VOLT SYSTEM.1952 MOD 42 HP.
    BRIAN LILL wrote on Monday, July 31, 2000 (PDT):
  • I USE TO DRIVE A 60 WHEN I WAS LITTLE THEN MY GRAMPA SOLD IT NOW I WANT TO PURTCHES ONE. IF YOU HAVE SETTING IN THE SHED RUNING OUR NOT PLEASE EMAIL ME.
    Jeff wrote on Thursday, July 27, 2000 (PDT):
  • Where is the serial # on the 60 JD located?
    David D. Doan wrote on Wednesday, July 26, 2000 (PDT):
  • I grew up working on my brother-in-laws farm,we had a model 50 with a tricycle front end it was the best tractor on the place,it cranked under all conditions. I can remember raking hay and we also had a self propelled JD. hay baler that we would pull with this tractor. I will always cherish the memories I have of growing up working with that equipment. I am currently searching for a JD to restore I beleive we must keep this history alive for our future generations. Thanks for your time.
    kevin miller wrote on Saturday, July 22, 2000 (PDT):
  • uncle just purchased a 1954 john deere 60 can any one tell me where i might get info on decal placement?
    PAUL PRICE wrote on Saturday, July 22, 2000 (PDT):
  • I have 1952 (i think) M model. I desperately need to renew or repair the very "loose" steering. can anyone out there help.
    buck wrote on Saturday, July 15, 2000 (PDT):
  • You guys need to get rid of all your deere's and get a real tractor. The Oliver tractors could outpull any of the John Deere's.
    Johnny wrote on Saturday, July 15, 2000 (PDT):
  • If any one knows where there is a JD 60 trycycle please let me know. Phone (502-839-3794)
    IAN E MCROBERTS wrote on Sunday, July 09, 2000 (PDT):
  • I HAVE A 1955 JD60 ROW CROP IT HAS A 3POINT ,LIVE PTO ,HYDRALIC HOOK UPS. I GOT IN OCT.99 I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS GREAT TRACTOR. THANKS
    Ron Reilly Wrote On July 6 2000 wrote on Thursday, July 06, 2000 (PDT):
  • Iam Looking for a John Deere 60s 70s or 80s or A or B or G & Recently Restored & New Tires This 60 is Looking Good to me WELL DONE I wood like to owned one like it GOOD JOB Plus
    Johnny wrote on Saturday, June 17, 2000 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a 60 with trycycle front. High seat. Grew up on one.
    Alan wrote on Saturday, April 01, 2000 (PST):
  • I am looking at 2 John Deere 50s and don"t know anything about them. Can anyone tell me anything about these tractors I may want to try and by one of these The sheet metal is straight on both tractors and they both run what would they be worth. Any help would be appreicated..
    Craig Thorne wrote on Wednesday, March 22, 2000 (PST):
  • The chains do hook to the drawbar. They should don't drag on the ground. They are not mounted on the rock shaft properly.
    Don wrote on Wednesday, March 22, 2000 (PST):
  • I purchased a JD 50 It came with a 3 point hitch I installed the lower arms . Do the chains just attach to the draw bar? I have no attachments but I have questions What keeps the upper arms from draging on the ground or do you just leave the upper ones attached to the implement ?
    bill wrote on Wednesday, March 22, 2000 (PST):
  • MY FRIEND HAS A JOHN DEERE MODEL 40-S, SERIAL 63313. I CANT SEEM TO FIND PICTURES OF ONE OR FIND OUT ANY THING ABOUT IT, IE..YEAR ETC. DOES THE SERIAL REFLECT THE YEAR, 1963 POSSIBLY.
    Craig Thorne wrote on Monday, March 20, 2000 (PST):
  • We have a long line of john deeres B,50,60 3010 Yes we still farm with them all. Re.the rock shafts, alot of times people would sit and hold the controls and this would jam the shafts. a piece of flat stock cut to size and a long rod will free them up
    Craig Thorne wrote on Monday, March 20, 2000 (PST):
  • We have a long line of john deeres B,50,60 3010 Yes we still farm with them all. Re.the rock shafts, alot of times people would sit and hold the controls and this would jam the shafts. a piece of flat stock cut to size and a long rod will free them up
    joe molt wrote on Friday, March 17, 2000 (PST):
  • the 6o was built to replace the a not the b the 5o replaced the b
    John Wells wrote on Sunday, March 12, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a JD60 and took the roll-a-matic off and replaced it with a wide front end and sure does make a difference in the ride. It has a three point and live power. I have left it outside in the winter when it is 10 degrees below zero and just pull the choke and hit the starter and it started so quick I about jumped off the seat!!! It a great tractor for putting up hay.
    NORMAN C TROUDT JR. wrote on Monday, March 06, 2000 (PST):
  • We still use our 60 every day to feed cattle. It's easy starting in cold weather. A real dependable work horse and I'll bet it will still be working when the newer John Deere's are in the scrap yards. It's a 1952 model.
    JEREMY BURCHETT wrote on Wednesday, March 01, 2000 (PST):
  • march 1 00 I have ajohn deer 60 that I currently only use for tractor pulling. I am a member in our local club as well as president. The name of our club is THE WASHINGHTON COUNTY ANTIQUE TRACTOR AND EQUIPMENT CLUB. We feature antique equipment owners as well as tractor pullers. I am from marietta ohio.
    Ben Wiatrek wrote on Sunday, February 20, 2000 (PST):
  • I have a 50 and just redid the engine, valve job with hard seats so it can burn unleaded gas, new rings and insert bearing, and all the gaskets .Total cost in parts 248.00 Did it myself in December 1999 runs greats .
    Don wrote on Saturday, February 12, 2000 (PST):
  • My uncle had a model 50 John Deere which he owned until he passed away I have just located the whereabouts of the tractor today I will probally be purchasing the tractor as it is for sale ,and I'm looking for one as well. It must be put back together though. Can anyone give me some history about the Model 50 In the John Deere line up which model did they replace ? ,Horsepower etc. Thanks. Don
    dutchs farms wrote on Tuesday, December 14, 1999 (PST):
  • i have a 60 john deere for approximately 20 years still use it everyday and am very happy with it. i have given it to my 9 year old son (russell) and told him to never sell it
    terry wixon wrote on Tuesday, December 14, 1999 (PST):
  • I have a 60 John Deere, what I am looking for is a RPM-HOUR METER. This could be a working one or non working one. These are mounted above the flywheel.
    JOHN HOSE wrote on Monday, November 29, 1999 (PST):
  • I have just purchased a JD50 need to find parts or places to get parts if any ideas contact e-mail
    Kris Jordan wrote on Friday, November 26, 1999 (PST):
  • The caption near the photo of the 60 has some incorrect information. The 60 replaced the 'A' not the 'B' .I own a 50 which replaced the 'B'. It is a 1956 (one of the last ones made) . These are great tractors that don't seem to get the attention that the 20 and 30 series get. Mine has power steering, powertrol and a live PTO which makes it very useful even today!
    Scott wrote on Monday, November 15, 1999 (PST):
  • I am looking for a John Deere 60 to use in the hay fields and our local tractor pulls in New England area.
    Dave Brown wrote on Saturday, October 30, 1999 (PDT):
  • Brian Barker I would very interested in your info on the the point hitch. Please contact me. Thanx.
    Dave Brown wrote on Saturday, October 30, 1999 (PDT):
  • Brian Barker I would very interested in your info on the the point hitch. Please contact me. Thanx.
    david barnard wrote on Sunday, October 10, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have one of these tracters and its on lp gas and it pulls great I drive it all the time
    walt howard wrote on Thursday, October 07, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have a JD model 50,with live PTO and powertrol which must be engaged by turning a lever located to the left and above the gear box,it has a 3pt that works great. I also have a B,9N,Farmall A and C,but my 50 is best all round.
    Doug Simpson wrote on Monday, September 27, 1999 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a carb. for a mid 50's J.D #60 please respond if you have one for sale,Thank-you
    Doug Simpson wrote on Monday, September 27, 1999 (PDT):
  • I am looking for a carb. for a mid 50's J.D #60 please respond if you have one for sale,Thank-you
    Mark Byrd wrote on Friday, September 17, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have a 1953 JD 60 that I recently restored. I also have a problem with the PTO shaft not wanting to engage. Please contact me if you have any answers.
    brent fennell wrote on Monday, September 13, 1999 (PDT):
  • JUST PURCHASED A JD 60, SERIAL #6001613 WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE COULD HELP ME FIND SOME INTERNET SITES FOR RESTORING IT AND WHAT YEAR IT IS.
    Brian Barker wrote on Thursday, September 09, 1999 (PDT):
  • If anyone would like to know how to build a 3pt I could help you out. I built one for my 60. It looks and works NICE for $250.00 and some time.
    JASON PATZER FROM MICHIGAN wrote on Thursday, August 19, 1999 (PDT):
  • I AM LOOKING FOR SOME CULTIVATORS THAT RODE BETWEEN THE REAR TIRES OF THE JD 60 FOR SOME GARDEN WORK IF ANYONE HAS ANY PHOTOS OR INFO ON WHERE I MAY BE ABLE TO FIND A SET I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT. THANK YOU
    Bruce Wittgren wrote on Wednesday, August 11, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have a 1953 JD 60. No power steering and an after market 3 point hitch. It has seen better day and will see better days again. Runs good, need new or newer front and rear tires. Also have a 53 JD50 with a #45 loader and a 55 JD 70D
    K. REIGLER wrote on Friday, August 06, 1999 (PDT):
  • I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON A #50 FOR THREE YEARS. IT SAT OUTSIDE WITHOUT PLUGS. THE ENGINE WAS COMPLETLY RUSTED TOGETHER. MY GRANDFATHER PURCHASED IT IN 1959 AND I RESCUED IT AS IT WAS BEING HAULED TO A LANDFIL. THIS TRACTOR NOW RUNS AND WILL BE COMPLETLY WORKING
    Tim Nady wrote on Monday, August 02, 1999 (PDT):
  • I have jd50 that the rockshaft didn't turn. It had a hydraulic take off with quick disconnects. I had to remove them and put in dummies with a hole crossed drilled in it. I bought an after market 3 point hitch for the 50 from Cross Manufacturing in Mindenmines, Missouri.
    Bobby Garrett wrote on Thursday, July 08, 1999 (PDT):
  • I rescently purchased a 1956 model 60 I need all the info on it I can get.PLEASE contact me if you can help!The biggest question I have is,how do I get the rock shaft to work? I engage the powertrol and move the lever but the shaft doesnt move.Do I have to have an attachment on it with weight before it rotates or am I doing something wrong or is it broke?Can I build a three point attachment for it? Please help me out if you can.THANKS.
    Clayton Dymond wrote on Wednesday, June 23, 1999 (PDT):
  • I used to work with a 60 with without power steering. It had 3 point, PTO, and the Tripod dual wheel front. I miss that old tractor.
    Dean A. Van Peursem wrote on Sunday, June 06, 1999 (PDT):
  • The 60 replaced the "A" not the "B"
    eric ramsey wrote on Friday, April 16, 1999 (PDT):
  • i have a john deere 60 and it has power steering, Hydrolics, and 3-point and pto. I am 15 and I am reduing it


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