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Operating Speeds, Tractors with Hydrostatic Transmission

Attachment Engine Speed Control Hydrostatic Lever Position Approx Ground Speed (MPH) Required Accessories and Options  Recommended Accessories and Options
Transporting Tractor

3-7

   
42" or 48" Rotary Mower (Smooth terrain, normal grass)

3-5

  2 Rear wheel weights when mowing slopes 20-35 -- mowing slopes greater than 35 not recommended
42" or 48" Rotary Mower (Rough terrain, heavy or wet grass)

2-4

  2 Rear wheel weights when mowing slopes 20-35 -- mowing slopes greater than 35 not recommended.
46" Sickle Bar  3-5   2 Rear wheel weights when mowing slopes 20-35 -- mowing slopes greater than 35 not recommended.
36" or 42" Snow Thrower (Light snow) 3-4   Power lift kit.  Tire chains.  4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.
36" or 42" Snow Thrower (Heavy or wet snow) 1-2   Power lift kit.  Tire chains.  4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.
42" or 46" Snow Plow and Dozer Blade

3-5

  Tire chains.  4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.  Power lift kit.
42" Grader Blade

3-5

  4 Rear wheel weights.
36" Rotary Tiller

1-2

Rear lift kit 4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.  Power lift kit.
10" Mounted Plow

2-3

Rear lift kit 4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.  Power lift kit.
Cultivator

2-4

Rear lift kit 4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.  Power lift kit.
Spring Tooth Harrow

3-5

Rear lift kit 4 Rear wheel weights.  2 Front wheel weights.  Power lift kit.

[Source:  Allis-Chalmers Operators Manual, Models 710-6 Speed, 712S, 712H, 716-6 Speed, and 716H Lawn & Garden Tractor, Part # 1656693, September, 1976]

 

 

 

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