2009 John Deere Select Series™ X740 Ultimate™ 54" Deck


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Luxemburg Implement Co.
John Deere
Select Series™ X740 Ultimate™ 54" Deck



  • 24-hp, liquid-cooled, 3-cylinder, Yanmar diesel engine provides exceptional power, performance, fuel economy, and durability to handle commercial applications
  • Internal hydraulic PTO with multi-disk clutch pack: Soft, smooth clutch engagement, Longer disk life with continuous oil bath, No service required - disks are self-adjusting
  • Shaft drive output through continuous live transmission PTO; no belts to slip or wear out
  • Limited Category 1 3-point hitch available for rear-mounted equipment
  • Heavy-duty robotically welded frame for the strength to operate a wide variety of equipment
  • Front Quik-Tatch weight bracket is designed into the frame: Provides a convenient way to add 168 lb. of weight to the front of the tractor using four suitcase weights, Extends ahead of the hood to act as a bumper
  • Front axle is made of strong, shock resistant nodular cast iron; will not bend or deform, as is possible with steel-fabricated axles
  • Optional front brushguard protects tractor's front bumper and grill from damage
  • Large 6-1/2 U.S. gallon capacity fuel tank holds enough fuel for extended operation between refills
  • Twin Touch™ automatic transmission provides comfortable two-pedal foot control for effortless speed and direction changes
  • Power steering and cruise control provides effortless, automotive-like control for reduced operator fatigue, increased maneuverability and productivity
  • Two-function hydraulic control system allows effortless equipment control
  • A foot-operated differential lock supplies positive power to both rear drive wheels for increased traction; conveniently located on the left footrest for easy engagement (toe versus heel)
  • Edge™ Xtra Cutting System designed to provide excellent performance; converts easily between side discharge, mulching and material collection
  • Available with 48-, 54-, or 62-inch mower deck; resilient 4-point mounting system; wider gauge wheels; 1/4-inch cut height increments
  • Optional Power Flow™ material collection system and mulching attachment
  • Large, automotive-type headlights (37-watt halogen), taillights and back-up lights provide unsurpassed nighttime illumination; easily operated with a single dash-mounted switch
  • Optional 60-inch 7-Iron™ mower deck is made of durable 7-gauge steel; 5.5-inches deep design delivers commercial mowing capacity
  • Full instrumentation and automotive-type controls are color coded and conveniently located for easy access
  • One-piece hood opens easily to permit checking and servicing the engine; hood can easily be completely removed without tools
  • Parking brake control is conveniently located below the key switch on the steering pedestal; depressing master stop brake pedal disengages the PTO and cruise control
  • Standard toolbox and cupholder keep tools and beverages within reach
  • Handy 12-volt outlet powers cell phone, CD player or sprayer
  • Mower deck height-of-cut control locks mower in fully raised position so 3-point hitch equipment can be raised or lowered independently of the mower; provides a mower cut height range from 1 to 5 1/4 inches
  • 18-inch professional high-back sit-and-adjust seat features 7 inches of travel; seat angle can be adjusted to any of six positions for operator comfort; folds forward for protection from elements
  • Six-position tilt steering wheel can be adjusted for optimum operator comfort and makes getting on and off the tractor easy
  • Non-slip foot pads help isolate the operator's feet from vibration
  • Fender handles provide a convenient handhold when operating on slopes
  • Roomy and uncluttered open platform makes getting on and off the tractor easy
  • Power: 24 hp (17.9 kW)
  • Displacement: 68.1 cu. in. (1,116 cc)
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Cylinders: 3, cast-iron liners
  • Type: Diesel, OHV, oil filter
  • Cooling Method: Liquid
  • Alternator Capacity: 40 ampere
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.5 gal.
  • Type: 2-wheel drive
  • Control: Twin Touch pedals
  • Cruise Control
  • Oil Cooler
  • Differential Lock
  • Forward Speed: 0-8.5 mph
  • Reverse Speed: 0-6 mph
  • Frame: Fully welded
  • Primer/Paint: E-coat/powder
  • Weight Bracket, front
  • Receiver Hitch, front
  • Front Tires: 18x8.5-8
  • Rear Tires: 26x12-12
  • Front Axle: Cast iron
  • Hood Material: Noryl
  • Hourmeter
  • Headlights: Halogen
  • Taillights
  • Backup Lights
  • Rear Work Lights
  • 12 Volt Outlet
  • Service Interval Decal
  • Covered Toolbox
  • Fender Handles
  • Cupholder
  • Type: Power
  • Tilt Steering Wheel, 6 positions
  • All-Wheel Steer: Not available on this model
  • Turning Radius: 25 in.
  • Spindle Bushings: Metal, replaceable
  • Seat Back Height: 18 in.
  • Fore-aft Adjustment: 7 in. while seated
  • Seat Suspension: Six-position
Lift System
  • Type: Two-function hydraulic
  • Hydraulic Outlets: Four
  • Mower Cut Height: 1-5.25 in.
  • Cut Height Increments: 0.25 in.
  • Preset Cut Height
Mower Deck
  • Mower Deck Material: .135 in.
  • Mower Wheel Adjustment: Spring-loaded pin, 7-positions
  • Mower Drive System: Hydraulic clutch, shaft
  • Mower Wheels: Four
Mower Attachability
  • Front Draft Arms: Overcenter
  • Rear Draft Arms: V-align
  • Drive Shaft: Spline align
  • Drive Shaft Lock: Lock-back collar
  • Mower Wheels Rotate
  • Meets ANSI Standard
  • OPEI Label
  • Backup Protection: RIO
  • Safety Video
Optional Attachments
  • Mowers: 48X, 54X, 60-in. 7-Iron, 62X
  • Powered Collection: 7, 14, 19 bu. Power Flow
  • Mulching System
  • Front Thatcher: 38, 46, 54 in.
  • Front Blade: 54 in.
  • Mid-Mount Blade: 60 in.
  • Snow Blower: 47 in.
  • Rotary Broom: 52, 60 in.
  • Front Loader: Quik-Tatch mounted
  • 3-Point Hitch: Category 1
  • Rear PTO: 540 rpm
  • Rotary Tiller: 42, 48 in.
  • Box Scraper: 48 in.
  • Cultivator: Adjustable 30-46 in.
  • Rear Blade: 60 in.
  • Sprayer, Cat. 1: 40 gallon
  • Generator: 10 Kilowatt
  • Weather Protection: Hard or soft cab, weather enclosure
  • Rear Receiver Hitch: 1 1/4 in. x 1 1/4 in.
  • Tow-Behind Tools: 19
  • Roller Striping Kit
  • Tractor Shovel: 54 in.
  • Disk: Adjustable 42-52 in.
  • Plow: Adjustable 8-14 in.
  • Landscape Rake: 60 in.
Engine hp is provided by engine mfr. for comparison purposes. Actual operating hp will be less.



Engine Manufacturer
Horse Power
24 hp (17.9 kW)
Engine Type
3, cast-iron liners
68.1 cu. in. (1,116 cc)


2-wheel drive
Wheel Size
Front Tires: 18x8.5-8; Rear Tires: 26x12-12
Fuel Capacity
6.5 gal.


Deck Size
54 in.
Discharge Type
Side; Optional: Bagger, Mulcher