John Deere 8300T

John Deere 8300T Agricultural Crawler tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 8300T is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1997 – 1999.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 8300T covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

John Deere 8300T Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA

John Deere 8300T Power

PTO (claimed): 200 hp
149.1 kW
Drawbar (tested): 175.88 hp
131.2 kW
PTO (tested): 226.19 hp
168.7 kW

John Deere 8300T Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 140
Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 8300T Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: CommandView Cab standard
Transmission: 16-speed full power shift


Fuel: 130 gal
492.1 L
Hydraulic system: 65 gal
246.0 L


Type: pressure/flow compensated (PFC)
Capacity: 65 gal
246.0 L
Pressure: 2900 psi
200.0 bar
Valves: 3 to 5
Pump flow: 30 gpm
113.6 lpm
  38 gpm
143.8 lpm *Optional

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: III/IIIN
Rear lift: 15650 lbs
7098 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000

John Deere 8300T Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged intercooled
Displacement: 496 ci
8.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.56×5.06 inches
116 x 129 mm
Air cleaner: two paper elements
Compression: 16.5:1
Rated RPM: 2200
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 22.7 qts
21.5 L
Coolant capacity: 35.9 qts
34.0 L

John Deere 8300T Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: full power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 260 qts
246.1 L

John Deere 8300T Dimensions

Wheelbase: 89 inches
226 cm
Length: 207 inches
525 cm
  219.6 inches
557 cm (with front weights)
Width: 103.7 inches
263 cm (minimum)
Height (cab): 122.9 inches
312 cm
Clearance (rear axle): 21.7 inches
55 cm
Clearance (drawbar): 17.7 inches
44 cm

John Deere 8300T Weight
Shipping: 23,650 lbs
10727 kg
Operating: 25,010 lbs
11344 kg
Ballasted: 26,525 lbs
12031 kg

John Deere 8300T Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1746

OCED Tractor Test 1746
Diesel 16-speed crawler
April 9 – May 1, 1998
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1746 file
PTO performance
Max power: 226.19 hp
168.7 kW
Fuel use: 12.3 gal/hour
46.6 l/hour
Power at rated engine speed: 204.00 hp
152.1 kW
Fuel use: 11.9 gal/hour
45.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 175.88 hp
131.2 kW
Fuel use: 11.8 gal/hour
44.7 l/hour
Gear 9 used for power test.
Max pull: 27,819 lbs
12618 kg
Gear 3 used for pull test.


Is John Deere 8300T a good tractor?

The John Deere 8300T is one of the great tractors in the John Deere stable, and it has earned John Deere a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a John Deere 8300T take?

Check out the John Deere 8300T 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 John Deere made the 8200T

The John Deere 8300T was an agricultural tractor model made from 1997 – 1999

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