Tractor ballast package, 728 kg (1605 lb)
For operators who require additional ballast to operate their equipment
 
8R Tractor

8R Tractor

Ballast package code 9231 (model year 2010) and code 8930 (model year 2011 and beyond) is for operators who require additional ballast to operate their equipment. This package includes a front weight support with no weights, one pair of inside 204-kg (450-lb) and one pair of outside 75-kg (165-lb) starter dual-wheel weights to add 728 kg (1605 lb) of additional ballast to the tractor.
Specifications for:

2010 models:
  • Mechanical front-wheel drive (MFWD) with rear duals is required
  • Code 9231 is not compatible with Independent-Link Suspension (ILS™) code 5041
  • MFWD requires single front tires with a load index of 135 or greater
  • Code 9231 is not compatible with any other factory-installed front- or rear-weight code
2011 and beyond models:
  • MFWD or ILS with rear duals is required
  • Code 9231 is not compatible with ILS code 5041
  • 1300 MFWD requires single front tires with a load index of 141 or greater
  • 1500 MFWD requires single front tires with a load index of 143 or greater
  • ILS requires single front tires with a load index of 145 or greater
  • Code 8930 is not compatible with any other factory-installed front- or rear-weight code
 
Model year 2010 8R Series
Model
Front axle
Lbs/PTO-hp
Front-rear weight split
8225R
1300
136
37/63
8245R
1300
124
37/63
8270R 1300 112 37/63
8295R 1300 104 37/63
 
Model year 2011 and beyond 8R Series
Model
Front axle
Lbs/PTO-hp
Front-rear weight split
8235R 1300 139 39/61
8260R
1300
125
39/61
 
1500
130
41/59
 
ILS
133
42/58
8285R 1300 114 39/61
  1500 118 41/59
 
 
NOTES:
  1. Final front tractor ballast to achieve steering stability may require additional weight from the attachments for field conversion Quik-Tatch weight section.
  2. In applications where ballast requirements differ from the above, individualized ballast can be ordered from the attachments sections.
  3. All tractor weights listed are based on 480 mm (18.4 in.) width dual rear tires and single 420-mm (16.9-in.) width front tires.
 
CodeAttachmentDescription
8930 

Ballast package, 728 kg (1605 lb)


NOTE:  Includes front weight support with no weights, one pair 205-kg (450-lb) inside/inner rear-wheel weights, and one pair 75-kg (165-lb) outside/outer dual rear-wheel weights.

 

Available on 8235R, 8260R, 8285R Tractors.

9231 

Ballast package, 728 kg (1605 lb)


NOTE:  Includes front weight support with no weights, one pair 205-kg (450-lb) inside/inner rear-wheel weights, and one pair 75-kg (165-lb) outside/outer dual rear-wheel weights.

 

Available on 8245R-8295R Tractors.

 
Last Updated : 21-Sep-2021