New Holland 8970

New Holland 8970 tractor photo
1993 - 2000
70 Genesis Series
Row-Crop tractor
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Note: the New Holland model 8970 is the same as the Ford 8970. The following data is from the 8970 listing.
ManufacturerNew Holland
Row-Crop tractor
Built in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Original price was $127,000 in 2000
New Holland 8970 Transmissions
16-speed full power shift
32-speed creeper
Transmission details ...
New Holland 8970 Power
Engine240 hp
179.0 kW
PTO (claimed)210 hp
156.6 kW
Drawbar (tested)189.5 hp
141.3 kW
PTO (tested)224.6 hp
167.5 kW
Performance test details ...
Two- or four-wheel drive
Power steering
Wet disc brakes
Cab standard
Fuel110 gal
416.4 L
Hydraulic system36.9 gal
139.7 L
Front hubs1.7 qts (each)
1.6 L
Front diff.13 qts
12.3 L
Typeclosed center load sensing
Capacity36.9 gal
139.7 L
Pressure2750 psi
189.6 bar
Pump flow24 gpm
90.8 lpm
Total flow31 gpm
117.3 lpm
 55 gpm (MegaFlow optional)
208.2 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear TypeIII
Rear lift15,000 lbs
6804 kg
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear RPM1000
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase118.3 inches
300 cm
Weight16950 to 19350 pounds
Front tire14L-16.1
Rear tire18.4R42
Full dimensions and tires ...
Charging systemalternator
Charging amps130
Battery CCA950
Battery volts12
8970 references literature
70 Series Genesis Tractors published in 1995, by New Holland
Operator's Manual Tractors 8670, 8770, 8870, and 8970 (42867043) published in 1994
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