Ford 9700

Ford 9700 Technical Specifications

Ford 9700 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1977 – 1979.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ford 9700 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Ford 9700 Production

Manufacturer: Ford
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Original price: $22,700

Ford 9700 Power

Drawbar (tested): 113.32 hp
84.5 kW
PTO (tested): 135.64 hp
101.1 kW

Ford 9700 Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

Ford 9700 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab optional.
Transmissions: 8-speed gear
  16-speed two-speed power shift

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear RPM: 540/1000
Engine RPM: 540@1900

Ford 9700 Engine detail

Engine Detail
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 401 ci
6.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.4094×4.4094 inches
112 x 112 mm
Air cleaner: dual dry element
Compression: 15.6:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12

Ford 9700 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: dry disc

Ford 9700 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 109.7 inches
278 cm
Operating weight: 12860 lbs
5833 kg
Ballasted weight: 17480 lbs
7928 kg
Front tread: 56 to 84 inches
142 to 213 cm
Rear tread: 60 to 88 inches
152 to 223 cm

Ford 9700 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1243

Nebraska Tractor Test 1243
Diesel 16-speed 2WD
May 9 – 20, 1977
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1243 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 135.64 hp
101.1 kW
Fuel use: 9.1 gal/hour
34.4 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 129.25 hp
96.4 kW
Fuel use: 8.1 gal/hour
30.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 113.32 hp
84.5 kW
Fuel use: 9.0 gal/hour
34.1 l/hour
Gear 5PD used for power test.
Max pull: 15010 lbs
6808 kg


Is Ford 9700 a good tractor?

The Ford 9700 is one of the great tractors in the Ford stable, and it has earned Ford a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ford 9700 take?

Check out the Ford 9700 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Ford made the 8700

The Ford 9700 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1977 – 1979

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