John Deere X117R Ride-On Mower — Balmers GM
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One of the largest, dedicated garden and groundcare machinery dealers in the UK and still a family run business since 1979!
One of the largest, dedicated garden and groundcare machinery dealers in the UK and still a family run business since 1979!

John Deere X117R Ride-On Mower

SKU 1J-X117R
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Original price £4,991.00
Original price £4,991.00 - Original price £4,991.00
Original price £4,991.00
Current price £3,992.00
£3,992.00 - £3,992.00
Current price £3,992.00

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The John Deere X117R rear-discharge / rear-collect lawn tractor has a single-cylinder engine and features a hydro-static transmission with easy-to-use foot controls and a 92 cm (36") Edge mower deck.

Quickly remove the 300L grass collector and replace it with an optional discharge deflector or mulch plug when you don’t want to collect the material.

The John Deere X117R also comes standard with a rear hitch that allows you to tow a wide variety of equipment for just about any lawn-care job.

Engine power CE-Nominal power (tested in accordance to SAE J1349), at 3100 rpm (±100): 10.84 kW   
Oil change No-tools oil drain with replaceable filter    
Engine manufacturer/model 31R977 (M31)    
Transaxle type Hydrostatic, two-wheel drive    
Transaxle control Two side-by-side pedals    
Rear tires 18x8.5-8    
Lift system type Spring-assisted hand-grip lever    
Cutting width 92 cm   36 in.   
Power CE-Nominal power (tested in accordance to SAE J1349), at 3100 rpm (±100): 10.84 kW   
Displacement 500 cc   30.5 cu in.   
Manufacturer/model 31R977 (M31)    
Type Overhead valve (OHV), full-pressure lube, oil filter    
Cylinders One    
Governor Mechanical    
Choke/speed control Single lever with spring return on choke    
Cooling method Air    
Air cleaner Cartridge    
Oil change No-tools oil drain with replaceable filter    
Fuel system
Type Gasoline    
Fuel delivery Pulse pump, carburetor    
Fuel gauge Sight gauge    
Fuel tank location Rear    
Fuel fill opening Center, 4.45 cm   1.75 in.   
Fuel tank capacity 8 L   2.1 U.S. gal.   
Electrical system
Battery 12 V   300 CCA   
Charging system Regulated, 8 amp   
Engine starter Bendix type    
Hour meter Yes    
Headlights Two standard, incandescent    
Taillights or reflector No    
Backup lights No    
Rear work lights No    
12-V outlet No    
Type Hydrostatic, two-wheel drive    
Control Two side-by-side pedals    
Cruise control No    
Oil cooler Fins and fan on transaxle    
Oil filter Yes, not serviceable    
Differential lock No    
Forward speed 0-8.4 km/h   0-5.2 mph   
Reverse speed 0-4.8 km/h   0-3.0 mph   
Brakes Internal wet disk    
Frame Full-length welded steel    
Primer/paint E-coat/powder    
Weight bracket No    
Receiver hitch No    
Front axle Cast iron    
Spindle bushings No    
Front tyres 15x6-6    
Rear tyres 18x8.5-8    
Hood material Molded-in color material reduces sound, will not rust or dent    
Fender deck material Stamped steel    
Floor mats Yes, with debris removing channels    
Storage No    
Service interval decal No    
Fender handles/grips No    
Cup holder Yes    
Equipment mounting Front CargO Mount™ system    
Maximum towing capacity 227 kg   500 lb   
Type Manual, two-wheel steer    
Four-wheel steer Not available on this model    
Steering wheel Standard design, diameter: 30.5 cm   12 in.   
Tilt steering wheel No    
Turning radius 55.2 cm   21.75 in.   
Uncut circle radius 68.6 cm   27 in.   
Type One piece    
Seat back height 28 cm   11 in.   
Armrests No    
Fore-aft adjustment While seated, 14 cm   5.5 in.   
Seat suspension Tilt, two coil springs    
Lift system
Type Spring-assisted hand-grip lever    
Hydraulic outlets No    
Mower cut height 13 positions, 2.5-9 cm   1-3.5 in.   
Cut height increments 0.64 cm   0.25 in.   
Preset cut height No    
Mower deck
Type Rear discharge    
Cutting width 92 cm   36 in.   
Construction Stamped steel deck shell    
Mower deck material Steel, 12 gauge   2.7 mm   0.105 in.   
Mower wash port Yes    
Mower drive system Manual PTO    
Mower wheels Zero    
Mower wheel adjustment One bolt    
Mower level adjustment Easy-level deck    
Mower attachability
Type Slide under tractor    
Front draft arms Spring pin    
Rear draft arms Two spring clips    
Mower wheels rotate No    
Drive system Single belt    
Backup protection Reverse Implement Option (RIO)    
Safety video No    
Optional equipment
Rear bagger 300 L   8.5 bu   
Mulching system Yes    
Front blade 125 cm   49 in.   
Rotary broom 120 cm   47 in.   
Spreader Tow-behind only, 80 kg   175 lb   
Front bumper Styled front bumper    
Height 1016 mm   40 in.   
Overall length 2440 mm   96 in.   
Wheelbase 1242 mm   48.9 in.   
Width with mower 960 mm   37.8 in.   
Width without mower 996 mm   39.2 in.   
Weight With mower deck, no fuel: 234 kg   516 lb