Ford 8970

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3-Point Hitch
Rear type III
Control -
Rear lift 15,000 lbs [6804 kg]
Front hitch -
Front lift -
Power Take-off (PTO):
Rear PTO independent
Clutch -
Rear RPM 1000
Front PTO -
Engine RPM -
Capacity
Fuel 110 gal [416.4 L]
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase 118.3 inches [300 cm]
Weight 16950 to 19350 pounds
Front tire 14L-16.1
Rear tire 18.4R42
Ford 8970 Power:
Engine gross -
Engine max -
Mechanical
Chassis 4x2 2WD
Differential lock -
Steering hydrostatic power
Brakes wet disc
Trailer brakes -
Cab Cab standard
Hydraulics
Type III
Rear valves -
Mid valves -
Pump flow hydrostatic powe
SCV flow -
Total flow 31 gpm [117.3 lpm]
Electrical
Ground negative
Charging system alternator
Charging amps 130
Charging volts -
Battery
Number 2
Cold-cranking amps 950
Volts 12
Engine Detail
Ford
turbocharged diesel
6-cylinder
liquid-cooled
456 ci [7.5 L]
Engine specifications
Bore/Stroke 4.4x5.0 inches [112 x 127 mm]
Emissions -
Emission control -
Rated Power -
Maximum Power -
Air cleaner -
Pre-heating -
Compression -
Fuel system -
Rated RPM 2100
Operating RPM -
Torque -
Torque RPM -
Starter -
Starter volts 12
Oil capacity 22 qts [20.8 L]
Oil change -
Coolant capacity 26.4 qts [25.0 L]
Type full power shift
Gears 16 forward and 8 reverse
Clutch -
Speeds With 18.4-42 rear tires.
Type creeper
Gears 32 forward and 18 reverse
Clutch -
Speeds -
Ford 8970 Tires
Ag front 14L-16.1 (2WD)
Ag rear 18.4R42
Standard tires (ag) -
Dimensions
Weight (operating) 16,950 lbs [7688 kg] (2WD)
18,400 lbs [8346 kg] (4WD)
19,350 lbs [8777 kg] (SuperSteer)
Weight (max capacity) 31,500 lbs [14288 kg]
Front axle load -
Rear axle load -
Wheelbase 118.3 inches [300 cm]
Length 196.7 inches [499 cm]
With hitch Length: -
Width 96.7 inches [245 cm]
Height (hood) -
Height (cab) 121.3 inches [308 cm]
Front axle -
Rear axle -
Height (exhaust) 124.4 inches [315 cm]
Clearance (front axle) 19.9 inches [50 cm]
Clearance (rear axle) -
Clearance (drawbar) 18.6 inches [47 cm]
Test name
Test Date May 1996 - July 1996,
Test Type Diesel 16-speed 4WD
PTO power (max) 224.6 hp [167.5 kW]
PTO fuel use (max) 11.6 gal/hour [43.9 l/hour]
PTO power (rated engine speed) 212.4 hp [158.4 kW]
PTO fuel use (engine speed) 11.6 gal/hour [43.9 l/hour]
PTO fuel use (PTO speed) 11.8 gal/hour [44.7 l/hour]
Drawbar power (max) 189.5 hp [141.3 kW]
Drawbar fuel use (max) 11.8 gal/hour [44.7 l/hour]
Drawbar pull (max) 28,010 lbs [12705 kg]
Max pull gear 4