New Holland 8970

New Holland 8970The New Holland 8970 is a 2WD or 4WD row-crop tractor from the 70 Genesis series. This tractor was manufactured by New Holland in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from 1993 to 2000. The NH 8970 is equipped with a 7.5 L (456.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and a full power shift transmission with 16 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The NH 8970 row-crop tractor used the Ford engine. It is a 7.5 L, 7,472 cm2, (456.0 cu·in) six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with 112.0 mm (4.41 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.5:1. This engine produced 243.4 PS (179.0 kW; 240 HP) at 2,100 rpm of output power.

The New Holland 8970 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, wet disc brakes, Cab (standard) and 416.4 liters (110 US gal.; 91.6 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

New Holland 8970 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelNew Holland 8970
Length4,990 mm (196.5 in)
Width2,450 mm (96.5 in)
Height (cab)3,080 mm (121.3 in)
Wheel base3,000 mm (118.1 in)
Ground clearance Front axle: 500 mm (19.7 in)
Drawbar: 470 mm (18.5 in)
Weight (operating) 2WD: 7,690 kg (16,954 lbs)
4WD: 8,350 kg (18,409 lbs)
SuperSteer: 8,780 kg (19,350 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity416.4 liters (110 US gal.; 91.6 Imp. gal)
BatteryTwo 12V, CCA 950A
Cabin typeCab (standard)
Engine modelFord
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement7.5 L, 7,472 cm2, (456.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke112.0 mm X 127.0 mm (4.41 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio17.5:1
Horsepower243.4 PS (179.0 kW; 240 HP) at 2,100 rpm
Oil capacity:20.8 L (22 US. qt, 18.3 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:25.0 L (26.4 US. qt, 22 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
Steering typeHydrostatic power
BrakesWet disc
Front hubs capacity (each)1.6 L (1.7 US.qts, 1.4 Imp. qts)
Front differential12.3 L (13.0 US.qts, 10.8 Imp. qts)
Transmission model
Transmission typeFull power shift
Gears16 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 30.2 kmh (18.8 mph) Reverse: 13.5 kmh (8.4 mph)
Front tires Ag: 14L-16.1 (2WD), 16.9R28 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 18.4R42
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity6,804 kg (15,000 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO speed1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeClosed center load sensing (CCLS)
Hydraulic capacity139.7 L (36.9 US. gal, 30.7 Imp. gal.)
Pressure2750 psi (189.6 bar)
Pump flow24.0 gpm (90.8 lpm)
Total flow 31.0 gpm (117.3 lpm)
MegaFlow (optional): 55.0 gpm (208.2 lpm)
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