New Holland 7740 Transmission

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1996 - 1997
PowerStar 40 Series
Row-Crop tractor
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*Estimated engine power for comparison only.

Note: the New Holland model 7740 is the same as the Ford 7740. The following data is from the 7740 listing.
Transmissions overview
8-speed constant mesh
16-speed two-speed power shift
12-speed synchronized
16-speed four-speed power shift
Typeconstant mesh
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutchdry disc
Oil capacity69.6 qts
65.9 L
Four gears (1-4), plus reverse, in two ranges (L/H). Optional creeper provided a third range. Tractor must be stopped and clutch used to shift gears or range. The eight-speed transmission was only used on the 7740S.
With 16.9-34 rear tires.
7740 EconoShift constant mesh speeds
TransmissionDual Power
Typetwo-speed power shift
Gears16 forward and 4 reverse
Clutchdry disc
Oil capacity69.6 qts
65.9 L
Dual Power adds a two-speed power shift between direct drive and the lower Dual Power range to the basic eight-speed transmission. The Dual Power range is engaged by a switch on the dashboard. Dual Power was an option on the 7740S.
With 16.9-34 rear tires.
7740 Dual Power two-speed power shift speeds
Gears12 forward and reverse
Clutchdry disc
Four gears (1-4) in three ranges (L/M/H) with right-hand shuttle lever. Gear shifts are synchronized. Shifts between medium and high ranges are synchronized, but the tractor should be stopped to shift to or from low range. Sychronized shuttle shifting. The 12-speed SynchroShift was standard on the 7740 SL. Dual power was an option with the SynchroShift, turning it into a 24-speed transmission.
With 16.9-38 rear tires.
7740 SynchroShift synchronized speeds
TransmissionElectroShift/Pulse Command
Typefour-speed power shift
Gears16 forward and reverse
Oil capacity64 qts
60.6 L
Four power shift gears arranged in two synchronized ratio groups (1-4 and 5-8). Two synchronized ranges (low/high) and right-hand shuttle. Clutch must be used to shift range or move between the lower (1-4) and higher (5-8) gear ratio groups. Push-button power shifting between the four gears in a ratio group. Push-button de-clutching on the shuttle lever allow shifting without the foot clutch. The 16 power shift was standard on the 7740 SLE.
With 16.9-38 rear tires.
7740 ElectroShift/Pulse Command four-speed power shift speeds
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