Specifications, Service and Repair of Farm and Lawn Tractors

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John Deere LT160 Specs

JD LT160 Engine Specifications

Engine Model - Kohler CV460S-26510
Horsepower 11.9 kW (16 hp)
Max Power (@ 3600 RPM, corrected to SAE J1995) -13.0 kW (16.5 HP)
Bore - 87 mm (3.43 in.)
Stroke - 77 mm (3.03 in.)
Displacement - 460 cc (27.9 cu. in.3)
Compression Ratio - 8.5:1
Cylinders - One
Cycle - Four
Weight (approx.) - 41.9 kg (90 lb.)
Oil Capacity (approx.) - 1.9 L (2.0 U.S. qt.)
Fuel Type - Gasoline
Fuel Filter - in-line
Fuel Pump - mechanical
Carburetor - Walbro or Nikki.
Balance Shaft - 0.0575/0.3625 mm (0.0027/0.0137 in.)
Balance Shaft Bearing Surface - 19.959 mm (0.7858 in.)
Camshaft - 0.088/0.393 mm (0.003/0.015 in.)
Carburetor (Preliminary Low Idle Fuel Needle Setting) - 1 Turn
Fuel Bowl Retaining Screw Torque - 5.1-6.2 Nm (45-55 in. lb.)
Cylinder Bore - 87.000/87.025 mm (3.4252/3.4262 in.)
Spark Plug Type - Champion RC12YC (Standard) or Premium Gold 2071 (Pro Series)
Spark Plug Gap - 1 mm (0.040 in.)
Spark Plug Torque - 40 Nm (30 lb-ft.)
Hydraulic Valve Lifter to Crankcase Running Clearance - 0.0124/0.0501 mm (0.0005/0.0020 in.)
Intake Valve Stem-to-Valve Guide Running Clearance - 0.038/0.076 mm (0.0015/0.0030 in.)
Exhaust Valve Stem-to-Valve Guide Running Clearance - 0.050/0.088 mm (0.0020/0.0035 in.)
Intake Valve Guide - 7.134 mm (0.2809 in.)
Exhaust Valve Guide I.D - 7.159 mm (0.2819 in.)
Valve Guide Reamer Size STD - 7.048 mm (0.2775 in.)
Intake Valve Minimum Lift - 8.96 mm (0.353 in.)
Exhaust Valve Minimum Lift - 9.14 mm (0.360 in.)

John Deere LT160 Transmission

Transmission - Hydrostatic
Transaxle - Tuff-Torq K51A
Type - Variable Speed Hydrostatic
Axle Torque Output (Rated) - 231 Nm (170 lb-ft)
Axle Torque Output (Peak) - 1078 Nm (795 lb-ft)
Input Speed (Max) - 3050 rpm
Weight (Dry) - 13.7 kg (30 lb)
Lubrication - 10W-30 CD class oil
Capacity - 2.4 L (0.63 gal)
Tire Diameter (Max) - 508 mm (20 in.)
Static Weight On Axle (Max) - 306 kg (675 lb)
Brake Type - Wet Disk
Brake Capacity - 363 Nm (268 lb-ft) with 23 Nm (17 lb-ft) on brake arm
Brake Lever Travel (Maximum) - 30 degrees
Forward Speeds - 0-9,3 km/h (0-5,8 mph)
Reverse Speeds - 0-5,6 km/h (0-3,5 mph)

John Deere LT160 Tires

Front Tires - 15x6.00-6
Rear Tires - 20x10.00-8
Front Tires Inflation - Front 83 kPa (12 psi)
Rear Tires Inflation - Rear 55 kPa (8 psi)

JD LT160 Dimensions

Overall Height - 1,04 m (41 in.)
Overall Width (tractor only) - 0,95 m (37.4 in.)
Overall Length - 1,73 m (67.9 in.)
Wheelbase - 121 mm (48 in.)
Turning radius - 40 cm (1.17 ft.)
Net Weight (tractor only, no fuel) - 181 kg (399 lb)

John Deere LT160 Attachments

Freedom 42 Mower Deck

Cutting Width - 1068 mm (42 in.)
Overall Width - 1068 mm (42 in.)
Net Weight - 38 kg (84 lbs.)
Cutting Blades - 2
Blade Bolt Torque - 57 Nm (42 lb-ft.)
Cutting Height (approximate) - 25 to 100 mm (1 to 4 in.)
Height Adjustment - 13 position, 6.35 mm (1/4 in.) increments

42C Mower Deck

Cutting Width - 1068 mm (42 in.)
Cutting Height (approximate) - 25 to 102 mm (1 to 4 in.)
Overall Width - 1068 mm (42 in.)
Net Weight - 34.5 kg (76 lb)

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