The John Deere LA135 lawn mower is a popular garden tractor from the team at John Deere. It consists of a 4X2 2WD chassis that houses a Briggs and Stratton gasoline, 2 cylinder V twin engine. This engine is 0.656 liters (40 cubic inches) in size and produces a power output of 22hp. The engine is started using a key ignition and 12 volt battery. The 12V battery is charged by a 9 amp alternator. The air cooled engine needs 1.9 liters of oil to remain fully lubricated. The fuel tank supplying the engine is located to the rear of the machine and comes in 2 different sizes; the California model can hold 8.5 liters (2.25 US gallons). while the ‘regular’ model can hold15.1 (4 US gallons)
Power from the engine gets to the wheels through a Tuff Torq hydrostatic transmission which means that the John Deere LA135 has unlimited gears going forwards and unlimited gears when reversing. The top speed of the lawnmower is 8.8 kph (5.5 mph). The chassis on the JD LA135 is made from welded steel and has a powder coat of paint. You will be glad to know that this lawnmower incorporates John Deere’s CargO Mount system which allows for the quick attachment and detachment of a variety of tools, from baggers to a sun shade.
The front wheels on the John Deere LA135 measure in at 15×6-6 (15 inch diameter, 6 inch width and 6 inch rim diameter) while the rear tires come to 20×10-8 (20 inch diameter, 10 inch width and 8 inch rim diameter). These tires offer fantastic grip to the garden tractor while at the same time minimizing the damage that they could possibly cause to the lawn you are working on. The minimum turning radius of the JD LA135 is 0.46 m (18 inches). The cutting width of the mower deck is 42 inches. If you are looking for a smaller model in the ‘100’ series then check out the John Deere LA125 but if you are looking for something bigger, then you may be interested in the John Deere LA145. If you are interested in learning more, then have a look at the official John Deere page for the LA135 by clicking here.
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