Toro 950

Toro 950The Toro 950 is a lawn tractor model from the Suburban series, manufactured from 1969 to 1971 by Toro. It was available in two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Toro 950 is equipped with a 391 cc (23.9 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine with 82.6 mm (3.25 in) of the cylinder bore and 73.0 mm (2.87 in) of the piston stroke, and a belt-driven gear with mechanical idler pulley transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The Toro 950 lawn tractor features:

  • The Kohler K241AS gasoline engine which produces 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Mechanical band brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Independent middle PTO with manual clutch

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Toro 950
Tractor type Lawn tractor
Production years 1969-1971
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,710 mm (67.3 in)
Width 910 mm (35.8 in)
Height 960 mm (37.8 in)
Wheel base 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Weight 245 kg (540 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal)


Engine Specifications
Engine model Kohler K241
Engine type 4-stroke, L-head (side valve), single-cylinder
Displacement 391 cm3, (23.86 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 82.6 mm X 73.0 mm (3.25 in X 2.87 in)
Max. horsepower 10.2 PS (7.5 kW; 10.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Cooling system Forced air
Lubricating system Splash type
Ignition system Battery ignition system
Fuel system Carburetor
Starting system Electirc starter
Compression pressure
Normal: 7.7-8.4 kg/cm2 (7.6-8.3 bar, 110-120 psi) / 1,000 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.20-0.25 mm (0.0079-0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.43-0.48 mm (0.0169-0.0189 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system: Splash type
Oil type: API SF or SG
Recommended oil: Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Ignition system
Type: Battery ignition system
Spark plug: Champion RH10
Spark plug gap: 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)
Spark plug torque: 27 N·m (2.8 kg·m, 19.9 ft·lb)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical band
Transmission manufacturer or model Peerless 2301
Transmission type Belt-driven gear with mechanical idler pulley
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 8.8 kmh (5.5 mph)
Reverse: 4.6 kmh (2.9 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 1.9 L (0.5 US. gal, 0.4 Imp. gal.)


Front tires Lawn/turf: 6.50×8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 8.50×12

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

Middle PTO type Independent with manual clutch
Middle PTO speed

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system Starter-generator
Charging amps
Battery 12V

Serial numbers

Toro 950 serial numbers
1969 9000001
1970 0000001
1971 1000001


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