Ford 8730 Transmission


Ford 8730 tractor photo
1990 - 1993
8030 Series
Row-Crop tractor
TW-25
Series:863087308830
Transmissions overview
18-speed
16-speed
8-speed
Transmission
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.
8730 Ultra Command  speeds
Transmission
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.
8730 Dual Power - constant mesh  speeds
Transmission
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.
8730 Constant mesh  speeds
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