J.I. Case 1370

J.I. Case 1370 Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 1370 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1971 – 1978.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 1370 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

J.I. Case 1370 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 17,413
Original price: $31,400 (1978)

J.I. Case 1370 Power

Drawbar (tested): 130.9 hp
97.6 kW
PTO (tested): 155.56 hp
116.0 kW

J.I. Case 1370 Electrical

Ground: negative
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 300
Battery volts: 12
Battery Group: 30H

J.I. Case 1370 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Differential lock: hydraulic
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: differential hydraulic wet discs
Cab: Cab standard. Four-post ROPS and open-station available.
Transmission: 12-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 80 gal
302.8 L
Hydraulic system: 34.5 gal
130.6 L


Type: variable flow (optional)
Capacity: 34.5 gal
130.6 L
Pressure: 2050 psi
141.3 bar
Valves: 2
Pump flow: 20 gpm
75.7 lpm
Total flow: 28 gpm
106.0 lpm
  48 gpm
181.7 lpm (optional)
Steering flow: 8 gpm
30.3 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II, III

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000

J.I. Case 1370 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case 504BDT
turbocharged diesel
Power increased in 1973 with engine RPM increase to 2200.
Displacement: 504 ci
8.3 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.625×5.00 inches
117 x 127 mm
Air cleaner: two-stage dry
Compression: 16.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
  2100 (early)
Firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 14.9 qts
14.1 L
Coolant capacity: 42 qts
39.7 L

J.I. Case 1370 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partial power shift
Gears: 12 forward and 3 reverse

J.I. Case 1370 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 105 inches
266 cm
Length: 182 inches
462 cm
Width: 96 inches
243 cm
  120 inches
304 cm (duals)
Height (ROPS): 106 inches
269 cm
Height (cab): 116 inches
294 cm
Ground clearance: 16 inches
40 cm

J.I. Case 1370 Weight
  13,170 lbs
5973 kg (cab)
  11,690 lbs
5302 kg (ROPS)
Ballasted: 20,960 lbs
9507 kg

J.I. Case 1370 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1102

Nebraska Tractor Test 1102
Diesel (2100 rpm) 12-speed 2WD
June 10 – 19, 1972
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1102 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 142.51 hp
106.3 kW
Fuel use: 9.6 gal/hour
36.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 143.64 hp
107.1 kW
Fuel use: 9.3 gal/hour
35.2 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 120.97 hp
90.2 kW
Fuel use: 9.5 gal/hour
36.0 l/hour
Gear 3-Lo used for power test.
Max pull: 16,609 lbs
7533 kg
Gear 1-Int used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 1148

Nebraska Tractor Test 1148
Diesel (2200 rpm) 12-speed 2WD
October 31 – November 7, 1973
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1148 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 155.56 hp
116.0 kW
Fuel use: 11.1 gal/hour
42.0 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 156.32 hp
116.6 kW
Fuel use: 10.4 gal/hour
39.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 130.9 hp
97.6 kW
Fuel use: 10.9 gal/hour
41.3 l/hour
Gear 3-Lo used for power test.
Max pull: 16,480 lbs
7475 kg
Gear 1-Int used for pull test.


Is J.I. Case 1370 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 1370 is one of the great tractors in the J.I. Case stable, and it has earned J.I. Case a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a J.I. Case 1370 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 1370 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 J.I. Case made the 1270

The J.I. Case 1370 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1971 – 1978

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