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Ford 8630 - transmission

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1990 - 1993   8030 Series
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Ford TW-15
Series next:Ford 8730
Series back:Ford 8530
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Transmission:Funk Ultra Command
Gears:18 forward and 9 reverse
Oil capacity:100.4 qts [95.0 L]
The Ford Ultra Command Powershift allows on-the-move shifting between gears, and shuttle shifting, without a clutch. A single lever controls the transmission; moving it to the left shifts down, to the right shifts up. Pushing forward increases forward throttle while pulling it back moves the tractor in reverse. An inching pedal is used for precise movements.
Speeds:18.4/15-38 rear tires.
8630 Ultra Command  speeds


Transmission:Dual Power - constant mesh
Gears:16 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity:80 qts [75.7 L] (2WD)
 85.5 qts [80.9 L] (4WD)
The Dual Power transmission provides a 'Powerdrive' low range to the basic constant mesh transmission. A foot switch next to the clutch is used to engage and disengage the mode, and may be switched while the tractor is in motion. A "rabbit" or "turtle" display light on the instrument panel indicates which mode the transmission is selected.
Speeds:18.4/15-38 rear tires.
8630 Dual Power - constant mesh  speeds


Transmission:Constant mesh
Gears:8 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity:72.8 qts [68.9 L] (2WD)
 87.3 qts [82.6 L] (4WD)
Tranmission is operated with two levers and the clutch pedal. Left lever selects high, low, or the optional creeper range. Right lever selects one of four forward gears, or reverse. Tractor must be stopped to make gear or range changes.
Speeds:18.4/15-38 rear tires.
8630 Constant mesh  speeds

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