The L108, a John Deere L100-series lawn tractor, comes with a 42-inch, three-in-one deck. The L120 model comes with a 48-inch, three-in-one deck. The L108 has an 18.5 horsepower Briggs and Stratton one-cylinder gasoline engine, and its attachments include a 42-inch mid-mount mower deck, a snowblower and a blade. The L120 comes with a 20- or 22-horsepower Briggs and Stratton two-cylinder gasoline engine and similar attachments.Continue Reading
Other 42-inch deck models in the L series include the L100, L 105, L110, L111 and L118. The L130 is another 48-inch L series model. The primary differences between most L series models are engine size and year of production. On the market from 2003 to 2005, the L100 comes with a 17-horsepower, one-cylinder gas engine. The L105 also produced in 2003 had a 14-horsepower engine and a 42-inch deck. The L130 produced from 2003 to 2005 had the largest of the L series engines at 23 horsepower with a 48-inch deck.
Production of the L100 series models ended in 2005; they were replaced by the LA series of lawn tractors in 2007. Production of the LA100 series ended in 2010. John Deere began production of a D100 series of lawn tractors in 2000; this series is projected to continue in production through at least 2016.Learn more about Tools