Specifications & Technical Data

John Deere 8850 Technical Specifications

Specifications and technical data for the John Deere 8850 tractor can be found on this page.

The John Deere 8850 was produced from 1982 to 1988
8050 Series
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor

The John Deere 8850 is an 8050 series four wheel drive tractor. This tractor was manufactured by John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, USA from 1982 to 1988. The JD 8850 is equipped with a V8 diesel engine from 15.7 L (955.0 cu-in) and a partial power shift transmission with Perma-Clutch wet disc clutch and 16 forward and 6 reverse gears.

The John Deere 8850 Four Wheel Drive Tractor uses the John Deere engine. It is a 15.7 L, 15,658 cm 2 (955.0 cu-in) turbocharged diesel engine with 140.0 mm (5.51 in) cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) stroke. piston. The compression ratio is 15.5: 1. This engine produces 375.2 PS (275.9 kW; 370.0 HP) at 2,100 rpm of power output.

The John Deere 8850 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, electric wet disc brakes, a Sound-Gard cab, and a 908.5-liter fuel tank.

John Deere 8850 Technical Specifications

MakeJohn Deere
Company countryUnited states
Production yearsFrom 1982  Until 1988
Tractor typeFour wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Total build

Dimensions, weight and tires specs

AG front tires20.8-42
AG rear tires20.8-42
Weight37,480 lbs or 17000 kg
Length257.8 inches [654 cm]
Wheelbase133 inches [337 cm]
Ground clearance
Turning radius19 feet [5.8 m]

Horsepower and engine specs

Engine size955 ci or 15.7 L
Number of cylinders8 cylinders
Horsepower370 hp or 275.9 kW
Power RPM2100 (rpm)
Engine torque
Engine torque RPM
Fuel typediesel
Fuel tank capacity240 gal or 908.4 L
Compression ratio15.5:1
Bore stroke5.51×5.00 inches or (140 x 127 mm)
Oil tank capacity51 qts or 48.3 L
Coolant tank capacity78 qts or 73.8 L

Battery and electrical specs

Number of batteries3
Battery voltage12 V
Battery cold cranking Amps625
Electric ground forcenegative
Electric charging systemalternator
Electric charging Amps110 amps
Engine starter volts12 V

Clutch and transmission specs

Transmission systemQuad-Range
Transmission typepartial power shift
Transmission gears16 forward and 6 reverse
Clutch systemPerma-Clutch hydraulic wet discs
Oil tank capacity182 qts or 172.2 L

Mechanical and cab specs

Wheel drive4×4 articulated 4WD
Steering systemhydrostatic power
Braking systempower wet disc
Cabin typeSound-Gard cab with air-conditioning

Hydraulic specs

Hydraulic systemclosed center constant-pressure
Number of valves3 to 4
Pump flow rate44 gpm or 166.5 lpm
Hydraulic tank capacity45.5 gal or 172.2 L

Drawbar specs

Drawbar real power269.77 hp or 201.2 kW
Drawbar fuel consumption19.2 gal/hour or 72.7 l/hour
Max drawbar pull35,330 lbs or 16025 kg

Power take-off (PTO) specs

PTO claimed power300 hp or 223.7 kW
PTO real power303.99 hp or 226.7 kW
PTO clutch systemhydraulic wet disc
Rear PTO systemindependent
Rear PTO RPM1000 (rpm)
Front PTO system
PTO fuel consumption19.3 gal/hour or 73.1 l/hour

3 point hitch specs

Hitch control systemlower-link
Rear hitch4/4N
Rear hitch lift10,250 lbs or 4649 kg
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