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John Deere 8970

John Deere 8970 tractor photo
1993 - 1996   8070 Series
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Previous model:John Deere 8960
Series back:John Deere 8870



Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Original price (USD)
   $144,175 (1993 )

John Deere 8970 Engine:

   Cummins 14.0L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:220 gal [832.7 L]
Hydraulic system:38 gal [143.8 L]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent (optional)
Clutch:hydraulic wet disc
Rear RPM:1000 (1.75)

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:134 inches [340 cm]
Weight:31879 to 33655 pounds
Front tire:24.5R-32
Rear tire:24.5R-32
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8970 Serial Numbers:

Location:Left side of tractor hinge.
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1993: 1001
1994: 1991
1995: 2995
1996: 6001

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John Deere 8970 Power:

Engine (gross):400 hp [298.3 kW]
PTO (claimed):339 hp [252.8 kW]
Drawbar (tested):313.92 hp [234.1 kW]
PTO (tested):354.45 hp [264.3 kW]
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Chassis:4x4 articulated 4WD
Final drives:inboard planetary
Steering:articulated power
Brakes:hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Sound-Gard cab standard.


Type:closed center pressure compensated
Capacity:38 gal [143.8 L]
Pressure:2530 psi [174.4 bar]
Rear valves:3 to 5
Pump flow:44.8 gpm [169.6 lpm]
SCV flow:33.3 gpm [126.0 lpm]




Cold-cranking amps:925

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