Is front suspension needed in a 40k tractor?


Yes, a no brainer if you’re doing any speed over 30k.

I immediately notice if it’s switched off on the road. It’s supposed to be better for traction in high draft work also.


what brand are you thinking of, i loved a claas and fendt and deutz. just not as nice or noticable in our case. depends on brand jd meant to be good

Agree about brand difference having huge effect on how beneficial they are.
Have found Valtra one way more effective than MF travelling on same roads with us.

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine

JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure which is claimed to deliver higher levels of performance. According to JCB, the new Fastrac iCon operator environment has three key features: iConfigure – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator iConnect – integrating advanced precision agriculture technology iControl – redefining operation through new driveline software The 175hp to 348hp (133kW to 260kW) Fastracs feature the new iCon armrest console and touch-screen display to provide flexibility in operator allocation and operator information, as well as a new transmission control strategy to enhance operator comfort and powertrain efficiency, says the manufacturer...