J.I. Case 970 (1974-1978)

J.I. Case 970 The J.I. Case 970 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the 70 series. This tractor was manufactured by J.I. Case in Racine, Wisconsin, USA from 1970 to 1978. This second genearation was manufactured from 1974 to 1978. The J.I. Case 970 is equipped with a 6.6 L (401.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a unsynchronized gear transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears or a partial power shift transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The J.I. Case 970 row-crop tractor used the J.I. Case engine. It is a 6.6 L, 6,571 cm2, (401.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 105.0 mm (4.13 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.5:1. This engine produced 87.2 PS (64.1 kW; 86 HP) at 2,000 rpm of output power.

The J.I. Case 970 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, differential hydraulic dry disc brakes, an open operator station or cab (optional) and 189.3 liters (50.0 US gal.; 41.6 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

J.I. Case 970 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelJ.I. Case 970
Wheel base2,740 mm (107.9 in)
Weight (operating) Gas manual: 4,558 kg (10,049 lbs)
Power-Shift diesel: 5,075 kg (11,188 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity189.3 liters (50.0 US gal.; 41.6 Imp. gal)
BatteryOne 12V (gasoline), Two 12V (diesel)
Cabin typeOpen operator station or Cab (optional)
Engine modelJ.I. Case
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement6.6 L, 6,571 cm2, (401.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke105.0 mm X 127.0 mm (4.13 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio16.5:1
Horsepower87.2 PS (64.1 kW; 86.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Coolant capacity:36.0 L (38 US. qt, 31.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeHydrostatic power
BrakesDifferential hydraulic dry disc
Transmission model
Transmission typeUnsynchronized gear with dry disc clutch
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission modelRange Power Shif
Transmission typePartial power shift with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Gears12 forward and 4 reverse
Front tires Ag: 10.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-38
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type
Rear PTO speed540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Pump flow16.0 gpm (60.6 lpm)
Steering flow8.0 gpm (30.3 lpm)
Total flow24.0 gpm (90.8 lpm)
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