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John Deere AutoTrac With John Deere 8R Series Tractors

Model year 2013, John Deere 8R Series Tractors can now AutoTrac at speeds as fast as 35 km/h (21 mph).

This faster-speed functionality is available with the following:

  • Model year 2013 John Deere 8R Series wheeled tractors only; not available for John Deere 8RT Series Tractors
  • PowerShift transmission or Infinitely-Variable Transmission (IVT™)

John Deere Precision components:

  • John Deere GreenStar™ 3 2630 Display or GreenStar 3 CommandCenter™
  • Integrated John Deere AutoTrac steering kit
  • John Deere StarFire™ 3000 Receiver
  • John Deere RTK correction
  • Straight and circle-track modes only
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