John Deere produced the John Deere 214 lawn tractor from 1975 through 1987, according to TractorData.com. This garden tractor is similar to a riding lawn mower, except that you can perform more duties with it, including mowing down small bushes and tilling your garden.
The John Deere 214 garden tractor weighs 660 pounds, and its dimensions are 5 feet, 6 inches long by 3 feet, 5 inches wide by 3 feet, 5 inches high. The wheelbase, which is the distance between the two front wheels, is 3 feet, 10 inches wide. The tractor uses 16 by 6.50- to 8-inch front tires and 23 by 10.50- to 12- inch rear tires. It has a turning radius of 3 feet, 1 inch.
This tractor uses one 12-volt battery, and it has an alternator charging systems. You need at least 15 amps to charge the battery. It has manual steering, hand brakes and a 4-by-2, two-wheel drive chassis system.
The John Deere 214 garden tractor uses a Kohler K321AQS, one-cylinder engine, which runs on gasoline. The fuel tank holds up to 3.5 gallons, and the oil tank holds up to 1.5 quarts. This is an air-cooled engine, and it uses dry air cleaner. Its rated revolutions per minute are 3,500, and it produces up to 14 horsepower. The engine displacement is 31.57 cubic inches, and this refers to the total volume the pistons can move through the engine in a single action. The engine bore (cylinder diameter) is 3.50 inches, and the engine stroke is 3.25 inches. The engine stroke is the total length that the pistons can travel within the cylinder.
The tractor has four forward and one reverse gears with a gear transmission. The transmission fluid reservoir can hold up to 1.75 quarts.