J.I. Case 1390

J.I. Case 1390 Utility tractor Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 1390 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1980 – 1983.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 1390 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 1390 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Meltham Mills, Huddersfield, England
Original price: $22,100 (1983)

J.I. Case 1390 Power

PTO (claimed): 60 hp
44.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 50.26 hp
37.5 kW
PTO (tested): 60.59 hp
45.2 kW

J.I. Case 1390 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 26
Battery volts: 12

J.I. Case 1390 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: mechanical drum
Cab: Two-post ROPS. Cab optional.
Transmission: 12-speed synchromesh


Fuel: 19 gal
71.9 L
Hydraulic system: 7.1 gal
26.9 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 7.1 gal
26.9 L
Valves: 1 or 2
Pump flow: 15.3 gpm
57.9 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 2/1

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000

J.I. Case 1390 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case
Displacement: 219 ci
3.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.94×4.50 inches
100 x 114 mm
Air cleaner: dual dry element
Compression: 17:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 7.9 qts
7.5 L
Coolant capacity: 14.8 qts
14.0 L

J.I. Case 1390 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: synchromesh
Gears: 12 forward and 4 reverse
Clutch: hydraulic dry disc
Oil capacity: 28.5 qts
27.0 L

J.I. Case 1390 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 84 inches
213 cm
Length: 135 inches
342 cm
Height (exhaust): 88 inches
223 cm
Shiping weight: 5,500 lbs
2494 kg
Max weight: 10,500 lbs
4762 kg
2WD Clearance (front axle): 21 inches
53 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 13 inches
33 cm

J.I. Case 1390 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1380

Nebraska Tractor Test 1380
Diesel 12-speed 4WD
March 25 – April 10, 1980
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1380 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 60.59 hp
45.2 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 58.40 hp
43.5 kW
Fuel use: 3.7 gal/hour
14.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 50.26 hp
37.5 kW
Fuel use: 4.0 gal/hour
15.1 l/hour
Gear 4-1 used for power test.
Max pull: 8624 lbs
3911 kg
Gear 2-1 used for pull test.


Is J.I. Case 1390 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 1390 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 1390 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 1390 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 1290

The J.I. Case 1390 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1980 – 1983

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