J.I. Case 470

J.I. Case 470 Technical Specifications

J.I. Case 470 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1969 – 1972.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for J.I. Case 470 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 470 Production

Manufacturer: J.I. Case
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 1,808
The Case 470 was very similar to the Case 430 series tractors that is replaced.

J.I. Case 470 Power

PTO (claimed): 34 hp
25.4 kW
Plows: 3
Drawbar (tested): 30.33 hp
22.6 kW
PTO (tested): 34.38 hp
25.6 kW

J.I. Case 470 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 8-speed


Pump flow: 8.5 gpm
32.2 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: I

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540

Title serial numbers

1969: 8356251
1970: 8650001
1971: 8674001
1972: 8691801

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my J.I. Case 470? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

J.I. Case 470 Engine detail

Engine Detail
J.I. Case G188D
mode G148B
Displacement: 188.4 ci
3.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.8125×4.125 inches
97 x 105 mm
Compression: 17.5:1
Rated RPM: 1750
Sparkplug gap: 0.025 inches
0.635 mm
Point gap: 0.020 inches
0.508 mm
Intake valve clearance: 0.014 inches
0.356 mm (cold)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.020 inches
0.508 mm (cold)

J.I. Case 470 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse

J.I. Case 470 Dimensions

Weight: 3,600 lbs
1632 kg

J.I. Case 470 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 774

Nebraska Tractor Test 774
Gasoline 4-speed 2WD
October 13 – 27, 1960
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 774 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 33.11 hp
24.7 kW
Fuel use: 2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 29.15 hp
21.7 kW
Fuel use: 2.9 gal/hour
11.0 l/hour
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 4,362 lbs
1978 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 785

Nebraska Tractor Test 785
Diesel 4-speed 2WD
April 6 – 15, 1961
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 785 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 34.38 hp
25.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.0 gal/hour
7.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 30.33 hp
22.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.1 gal/hour
7.9 l/hour
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 4,506 lbs
2043 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is J.I. Case 470 a good tractor?

The J.I. Case 470 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 470 take?

Check out the J.I. Case 470 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 470?

The J.I. Case 470 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1969 – 1972

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