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John Deere 8300

John Deere 8300 tractor photo
1995 - 1999   8000/8000T Series
Model years
Row-Crop tractor
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Manufacturer:John Deere
Factory:Waterloo, Iowa, USA

John Deere 8300 Engine:

   John Deere 7.6L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:135 gal [511.0 L]
Hydraulic system:37 gal [140.0 L]
Front hubs:3.2 qts [3.0 L] (each)
Front diff.:11.5 qts [10.9 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:3/3N
Control:electro-hydraulic draft sensing
Rear lift:11,700 lbs [5307 kg]
 15,650 lbs [7098 kg] (optional)

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:1000 (1.75)
 540/1000 (1.375 optional)

Dimensions & Tires:

2WD Wheelbase:122.8 inches [311 cm]
4WD Wheelbase:116.1 inches [294 cm]
Weight:17030 to 26230 pounds
Front tire:11.00-24
2WD Rear tire:18.4R46
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8300 Serial Numbers:

Location:Serial number plate on the rear of the tractor, above the PTO shaft.
photo of 8300 serial number

1995: 1001
1996: 5001
1997: 10001
1998: 20001
1999: 24001

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John Deere 8300 Power:

PTO (claimed):200 hp [149.1 kW]
Drawbar (tested):179.60 hp [133.9 kW]
PTO (tested):224.92 hp [167.7 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 MFWD 4WD
Final drives:inboard planetary
Differential lock:electro-hydraulic
Steering:hydrostatic power
Brakes:differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab:CommandView Cab standard. Row-Trak guidance optional.


Type:closed center pressure-flow compensated (PFC)
Capacity:37 gal [140.0 L]
Pressure:2900 psi [200.0 bar]
Valves:3 to 5
SCV flow:30 gpm [113.6 lpm]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:140


Cold-cranking amps:925

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