Best Sixty

Best Sixty Technical Specifications

Best Sixty is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1919 – 1925.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Best Sixty covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Best Sixty Production

Manufacturer: Best
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: San Leandro, CA

Best Sixty Power

Plows: 9 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested): 56 hp
41.8 kW
Belt (tested): 73 hp
54.4 kW

Best Sixty Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmissions: 2-speed gear
  3-speed gear

Best Sixty Engine detail

Engine Detail
Displacement: 1128.2 ci
18.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 6.50×8.50 inches
165 x 216 mm
Rated RPM: 650

Best Sixty Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 2 forward and 1 reverse

Best Sixty Dimensions

Length: 140 inches
355 cm
Width: 90 inches
228 cm
Height: 76.5 inches
194 cm
Weight: 17500 lbs
7938 kg

Best Sixty Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 76
Gasoline 2-speed crawler
May 6 – 24, 1921
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 76 file
Belt power (max): 56 hp
41.8 kW
Drawbar performance
Max power: 50 hp
37.3 kW
Max pull: 11,000 lbs
4989 kg

Nebraska Tractor Test 98
Gasoline 3-speed crawler
September 10 – 14, 1923
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 98 file
Belt power (max): 66 hp
49.2 kW
Drawbar performance
Max power: 56 hp
41.8 kW
Max pull: 11295 lbs
5123 kg

Nebraska Tractor Test 105
Gasoline 3-speed crawler
September 15 – 29, 1924
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 105 file
Belt power (max): 73 hp
54.4 kW
Drawbar performance
Max pull: 12360 lbs
5606 kg


Is Best Sixty a good tractor?

The Best Sixty is one of the great tractors in the Best stable, and it has earned Best a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Best Sixty take?

Check out the Best Sixty oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Best made the Sixty?

The Best Sixty was an agricultural tractor model made from 1919 – 1925

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