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David Brown 885

David Brown 885 tractor photo
1971 - 1980
Utility tractor
Next model:J.I. Case 885
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The model 885 was in production when Case (Tenneco) purchased David Brown. The tractor continued in production under the David Brown name for most markets, while carrying the Case name in North America.


Manufacturer:David Brown
Factory:Meltham Mills, Huddersfield, England
Original price (USD):$7,400 (1976)

David Brown 885 Engines:

   David Brown 2.7L 3-cyl diesel
   David Brown 2.4L 3-cyl gasoline
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Fuel:12.7 gal [48.1 L]
Hydraulic system:6 gal [22.7 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:I, II
Rear lift:1,800 lbs [816 kg] (recommended)
 3,450 lbs [1564 kg] (max)

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:540/1000

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:77 inches [195 cm]
Weight:4,265 lbs [1934 kg]
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:14.9-28
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885 Serial Numbers:

Location:On the right front side of the frame
photo of 885 serial number

1971: 620001
1972: 620336
1973: 624731
1974: 630611
1975: 634830
1976: 11000001
1977: 11005148
1978: 11011088
1979: 11015095
1980: 11019389

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David Brown 885 Power:

Engine (net):47.3 hp [35.3 kW]
Drawbar (claimed):37 hp [27.6 kW]
PTO (claimed):43 hp [32.1 kW]
Drawbar (tested):36.56 hp [27.3 kW]
PTO (tested):43.20 hp [32.2 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
 hydrostatic power (optional)
Brakes:differential mechanical drum
Cab:Cab optional.


Capacity:6 gal [22.7 L]
Pressure:2000 psi [137.9 bar]
Total flow:7.4 gpm [28.0 lpm]


Charging system:alternator



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