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New Holland 8970

New Holland 8970 tractor photo
1993 - 2002   70 Genesis Series
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Ford 8970
Series back:New Holland 8870

Note: the New Holland model 8970 is the same as the Ford 8970. The following data is from the 8970 listing.


Manufacturer:New Holland
Factory:Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Original price (USD):$127,000 (2000)

New Holland 8970 Engine:

   Ford 7.5L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:110 gal [416.4 L]
Hydraulic system:36.9 gal [139.7 L]
Front hubs:1.7 qts [1.6 L] (each)
Front diff.:13 qts [12.3 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:III
Rear lift:15,000 lbs [6804 kg]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:1000

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:118.3 inches [300 cm]
Weight:16950 to 19350 pounds
Front tire:14L-16.1
Rear tire:18.4R42
full dimensions and tires ...

8970 Serial Numbers:

- Serial numbers unknown -

New Holland 8970 Power:

Engine:240 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]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
Steering:hydrostatic power
Brakes:wet disc
Cab:Cab standard


Type:closed center load sensing
Capacity:36.9 gal [139.7 L]
Pressure:2750 psi [189.6 bar]
Pump flow:24 gpm [90.8 lpm]
Total flow:31 gpm [117.3 lpm]
 55 gpm [208.2 lpm] (MegaFlow optional)


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:130


Cold-cranking amps:950

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