There are only 3 JD GTs that can match its brute force. All have the same 2-speed final drive.
The mowers for these tractors have spindles lined up abreast requiring cogged timing belts. The cogged pulleys are NLA.
It has 2-spools for hydraulics with provision to add a third without a great deal of effort.
It's in good shape cosmetically. $500-600 as it is pictured. With additional implements, or if the purchaser has any familiarity with it's capabilities and wants to add a FEL, up to $1000 or more, depending on which implements. Bonus dollars if it comes with a 3PH and a rear PTO.
It has an Eaton 11 hydro as opposed to some of the MF versions with the slightly more potent Sundstrand hydro.
It does have a 3 point hitch and a rear PTO.
Not certain I would ever use the deck, more interested in the plow and 3 point hitch capabilities. However, I dont want to spend my days trying to find parts if something fails.
Correct. Peerlless 2-speed final drive, same as the mf1650.
All are heavier, which results in improved traction, and larger engines, for a modest improvement in axle torque that is good for faster acceleration. It takes severe overballasting to make full use of the brute force available for any of the above tractors.
I do not advise overballasting. The final drive is only rated for 1250 lb-ft of torque, and the resulting high axle torque broke mine when I did.