John Deere 8770

John Deere 8770 Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor Technical Specifications

John Deere 8770 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1993 – 1996.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for John Deere 8770 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 8770 Production

Manufacturer: John Deere
Type: Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Factory: Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Original price: $114,945

John Deere 8770 Power

Engine (gross): 300 hp
223.7 kW
PTO (claimed): 256 hp
190.9 kW
Drawbar (tested): 242.52 hp
180.8 kW
PTO (tested): 259.31 hp
193.4 kW

John Deere 8770 Electrical

Ground: negative
Batteries: 2
Battery CCA: 925
Battery volts: 12

John Deere 8770 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 articulated 4WD
Final drives: inboard planetary
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet discs
Cab: Sound-Gard cab standard.
Transmissions: 12-speed partially synchronized
  24-speed two-speed power shift
  12-speed full power shift


Fuel: 220 gal
832.7 L
Hydraulic system: 38 gal
143.8 L


Type: closed center pressure compensated
Capacity: 38 gal
143.8 L
Pressure: 2530 psi
174.4 bar
Rear valves: 3 to 5
Pump flow: 44.8 gpm
169.6 lpm
SCV flow: 33.3 gpm
126.0 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 3 (optional)
Control: draft sensing
Rear lift: 14,980 lbs
6794 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent*Optional
Clutch: hydraulic wet disc
Rear RPM: 1000 (1.75)

John Deere 8770 Engine detail

Engine Detail
John Deere
turbocharged aftercooled diesel
Displacement: 619 ci
10.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 5.12×5.00 inches
130 x 127 mm
Power (gross): 300 hp
223.7 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements with aspirator
Compression: 15.75:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 33.8 qts
32.0 L
Coolant capacity: 58 qts
54.9 L

John Deere 8770 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Syncro
Type: partially synchronized
Gears: 12 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch: PermaClutch hydraulic wet disc
Three synchronized gears (1-3) in four ranges (A-D).

John Deere 8770 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 134 inches
340 cm
Length: 268.9 inches
683 cm
Weight: 32,960 lbs
14950 kg
Shiping weight: 31,438 lbs
14260 kg
Front axle: 3.937 by 120 inches
99 by 3048 mm
Rear axle: 3.937 by 120 inches
99 by 3048 mm

John Deere 8770 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1671

Nebraska Tractor Test 1671
Diesel PowrSync 4WD
October 19 – November 16, 1993
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1671 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 259.31 hp
193.4 kW
Fuel use: 15.5 gal/hour
58.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 286.31 hp
213.5 kW
Fuel use: 16.0 gal/hour
60.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 242.52 hp
180.8 kW
Fuel use: 15.8 gal/hour
59.8 l/hour
Max pull: 33,464 lbs
15179 kg


Is John Deere 8770 a good tractor?

The John Deere 8770 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 8770 take?

Check out the John Deere 8770 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 8570

The John Deere 8770 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1993 – 1996

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