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  • 608LT Specifications



    Briggs & Stratton, 4 cycle, Synchro-balanced

    8 hp (6.0 kW) @ 3600 cpm. (Eng. Mfg. rating)
    12 volt Key Start w/32 ampere hour battery

    Fuel capacity
    2.2 U.S. Gal. (8.21 litres)

    Manual shift transmission with three speeds forward and one reverse. Gear drive transaxle with differential.


    Gear  mph (km.h)
    1 1.6 (2.5)
    2 3.0  (4.9)
    3 4.5 (7.2)
    Rev. 2.1 (3.4)

    PTO drive
    Single V-belt drive with clutching idler.  Front and center PTO capabilities.

    Single pedal disengages clutch then applies brake.  Foot actuated "Rock and Lock" park brake latch.

    Front 13x5.00-6; Rear 18x8.50-8

    Height (max): 39.3" (998 mm) 
    Length: 62.75" (1594 mm) 
    Width: 34.25" (870 mm) 
    Wheelbase: 45.5" (1156 mm)
    Turning radius: 24" (610 mm) (inside rear wheel)

    Mower specifications
    Twin blade right hand side discharge 
    36" (914 mm) cutting width.
    Height adjustable from 1½" to 3½" (38 mm to 89 mm) with quick adjust lever. Overall width: 46" (1168mm) 
    Transport lift lever on tractor.

    Approx shipping weight
    490 lbs (222 kg)

    Standard equipment
    Tilt up hood and seat deck, safety start interlock switches, mower lift lever, drawbar hitch, 36" mower, fuel gauge, 1Z-volt electric start and molded seat cushion.

    Attachments also available
    «  Lights
    «  Hourmeter
    «  Hub caps
    «  Tire chains
    «  Front and rear weights
    «  Dump cart
    «  36" Snow Thrower
    «  42" Snow Plow  
    «  Dozer Blade
    «  Grass Catcher
    «  Engine-driven Vac Collector
    «  Winterizing Kit
    «  Trailer Sweeper

    [Source:  1977 AC Brochure:  Allis-Chalmers the Beautiful Difference In Lawn and Garden Tractors, Form No. 1222-OP-76, courtesy of John Boesch]

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