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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
    Smaller: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.
    photo of 8970 serial number

    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:hydrostatic 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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