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New Holland 8240

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1996 - 1997   PowerStar 40 Series
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Ford 8240
Series next:New Holland 8340
Series back:New Holland 7840

Note: the New Holland model 8240 is the same as the Ford 8240. The following data is from the 8240 listing.


Manufacturer:New Holland
Factory:Basildon, England
Original price (USD):$40,500 (1997)


8240SLE:16-speed premium

New Holland 8240 Engine:

   Ford 7.5L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:57.5 gal [217.6 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:II
Control:Position control and top-link draft sensing (8240 SL)
 Electronic lower-link sensing (8240 SLE)
Rear lift (at 24"/610mm):6,210 lbs [2816 kg] (SL)
 8,240 lbs [3737 kg] (SL optional)
 6,564 lbs [2977 kg] (SLE)
 8,710 lbs [3950 kg] (SLE optional)

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540/1000

Dimensions & Tires:

2WD Wheelbase:106 inches [269 cm]
4WD Wheelbase:103 inches [261 cm]
Weight:8684 to 10882 pounds
Front tire:10.00-16
Rear tire:18.4-34
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8240 Serial Numbers:

Location:Data plate inside hood.
1992: BD02865
1993: BD35935
1994: BD65544
1995: BD98440
1996: 021671B
1997: 057719B

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New Holland 8240 Power:

PTO (claimed):96 hp [71.6 kW]
Drawbar (tested):84.5 hp [63.0 kW]
PTO (tested):100.8 hp [75.2 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
Final drives:inboard planetary
Differential lock:electro-hydraulic
Steering:hydrostatic power
Brakes:hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Two-post foldable ROPS with flat-deck platform. Comfort Command Cab optional with air-conditioning.


Type:gear pump (SL)
 closed center load sensing (SLE)
Valves:1 to 4
Pump flow:17.4 gpm [65.9 lpm]
 20 gpm [75.7 lpm] (SLE)
Steering press.:2100 psi [144.8 bar]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:55 (ROPS)
 100 (cab)


Number:1 (ROPS)
 2 (cab)
Cold-cranking amps:800

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