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9R AG BALLAST CALCULATOR

This calculator is to be used to estimate the correct amount of ballast for a specific tractor with certain types of implements. The recommended order codes and tire inflation are offered as starting po
operations with several common types of implements. Some deviations may be needed for specific circumstances. For complete information on Performance Ballasting refer to the tractor's Operator

Ballast Calculator Instructions:


1. Use the drop down menus to fill in your tractor configuration, including; Model, Engine, Transmission, Hitch/PTO, and Tires.
- Notice the numbers in the columns on the right, this is totaling your tractor's base weight, without any added ballast

2. Determine the tractor's main use and select the "Ballast Level": Towed Implement (Light), Hitch Mounted Implement (Medium), or High Load Transfer Implement (Heavy) by using the drop down men

3. After making the above selections, the recommended ballast codes appear in the yellow shaded box marked,
"Recommended Ballast Codes".

4. Use the drop down menus to select each of the ballast codes that are recommended for factory installation (9000 Codes).

5. (Optional: If Field Installing Weights) Type the field installed front and rear ballast weights into the blue boxes.

6. Review the yellow shaded boxes at the bottom of the page. These boxes will show you: Weight Split, Total Vehicle Weight, Pounds per Horsepower, and a recommended Tire Pressure. Use the reco
ordering a tractor.

Note: This calculator will allow you to select unorderable configurations. This calculator is for the sole use of calculating the optimal weight and tire pressure for optimizing a tractor's performance.

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9R Ballast Calculator
9R AG BALLAST CALCULATOR

Tractor Model 9360R 5 360 Hp


Engine 9.0L IT4 9.0L IT4
Transmission PST PST
Hitch and PTO No Hitch - No PTO No Hitch - No PTO
Tires 20.8R42 Duals 20.8R42 Duals

Select Ballast Level Towed Implement 1


Recommended Ballast Codes: 8975

Front Front Front Front Front Rear Rear Rear Rear


Front Weight Support
Ballast Code Options Ballast Code 850 lb.
Weights Outside Inside 450 Inside Outside Outside Inside 450 Inside Outside
100 lb 165 lb. lb 1400 lb. 450 lb. 165 lb. lb. 1400 lb. 450 lb.

Front Ballast Packages NONE 1 X X X X X X X X


Middle Ballast Packages NONE 1 X X
Rear Ballast Packages NONE 1 X X X X X X X X X X
Type in additional weights in blue boxes Optional 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Optional: FIELD INSTALLED WEIGHTS Type in additional weights in blue boxes

Vehicle Weight Lb. Lb/Hp


33,704 94

Note: Vehicle weight includes weight of full fuel


tank. Diesel fuel approximate weight is 7.1
lb/gal. 9R Wheel Tractors have a 350 gal fuel
tank, approximate fuel weight is 2,485 lb.

9R Ballast Calculator
nflation are offered as starting points when ballasting for
ing refer to the tractor's Operators Manual.

avy) by using the drop down menu.

ded Tire Pressure. Use the recommended ballast codes when

izing a tractor's performance.

9R Ballast Calculator
Lb./Front Lb./Rear

20,910 12,794

Lb/Hp 94
Percentage 62% 38%

Desired Weight Split 51-55 49-45

Lb./Front Lb./Rear
Rear Frame Rear Drawbar Rear Drawbar
Weights 100 lb. Support 135 lb. Weights 100 lb.

X X X 0 0
X X 0 0
X 0 0
0 0 0 0 0

Lb./Front Lb./Rear

0 0

GRAND TOTAL 20,910 12,794

Front psi Rear psi Front Rear


13 6 62.0% 38.0%

9R Ballast Calculator
ID Tractor Model Horse Power
1 9360R 360 Hp
2 9410R 410 Hp
3 9460R 460 Hp
4 9510R 510 Hp
5 9560R 560 Hp

Base Tractor Sp
Weight (lb) Weight (kg) CoGx (mm) from RA
Tractor Model
9360R 18889.21 8568 2327
9410R 19896.72 9025 2347
9460R 19960.65 9054 2347
9510R 20346.46 9229 2347
9560R 20346.46 9229 2347
Engine
9.0L IT4 2440.52 1107 2343
13.5L IT4 3657.47 1659 3484
13.5L ST2 2914.51 1322 2453.5
Transmission
MST 2667.59 1210 2306.87
PST 3335.59 1513 2306.87
Hitch and PTO
No Hitch - No PTO 0.00 0 0
Hitch - No PTO 1815.10 823 -804
PTO - No Hitch 924.44 419 -1572
Hitch and PTO 2739.54 1242 -1063
Tires
20.8R42 Duals 9038.95 4100 1750
20.8R42 Singles 4717.89 2140 1750
20.8R42 Triples 13360.01 6060 1750
480/80R46 Duals 8747.94 3968 1750
480/80R46 Singles 4647.34 2108 1750
480/80R46 Triples 12848.54 5828 1750
480/80R50 Duals 10141.26 4600 1750
480/80R50 Singles 5379.28 2440 1750
480/80R50 Triples 14903.25 6760 1750
IF 480/80R50 Duals 11111.30 5040 1750
IF 480/80R50 Singles 5908.39 2680 1750
IF 480/80R50 Triples 16314.21 7400 1750
520/85R42 Duals 9038.95 4100 1750
520/85R42 Singles 4717.89 2140 1750
520/85R42 Triples 13360.01 6060 1750
520/85R46 Duals 10317.63 4680 1750
520/85R46 Singles 5291.09 2400 1750
520/85R46 Triples 15344.17 6960 1750
620/70R42 Duals 10449.91 4740 1750
620/70R42 Singles 5423.37 2460 1750
620/70R46 Duals 10758.56 4880 1750
620/70R46 Singles 5511.56 2500 1750
650/85R38 Duals 11660.00 5289 1750
650/85R38 Singles 6002.00 2722 1750
IF 650/85R38 Duals 12213.61 5540 1750
IF 650/85R38 Singles 6305.22 2860 1750
710/70R38 Duals 11464.04 5200 1750
710/70R38 Singles 5996.57 2720 1750
710/70R42 Duals 12345.89 5600 1750
710/70R42 Singles 6349.31 2880 1750
IF 710/70R42 Duals 12963.18 5880 1750
IF 710/70R42 Singles 6613.87 3000 1750
800/70R38 Duals 13452.61 6102 1750
800/70R38 Singles 6922.52 3140 1750
IF 800/70R38 Duals 13095.46 5940 1750
IF 800/70R38 Singles 6746.15 3060 1750
Weight Package S
Weight (lb) Weight (kg) CoGx (mm) from RA
Weight Packages
NONE 0 0.00 N/A
8970 2130 966.15 N/A
8971 3930 1782.62 N/A
8972 2800 1270.06 N/A
8973 3930 1782.62 N/A
8974 8630 3914.50 N/A
8975 8210 3723.99 N/A
8976 7750 3515.34 N/A
8977 8630 3914.50 N/A
8979 1800 816.47 N/A
8955 850 385.55 N/A
8960 2450 1111.30 N/A
8965 4440 2013.95 N/A
8980 5160 2340.54 N/A
8981 5600 2540.12 N/A
8983 1030 467.20 N/A
8984 1560 707.60 N/A
8978 140 63.50 N/A
Horse Power Max Weight
360 39000
410 45000
460 51000
510 57000
560 57000

Base Tractor Splits


Front Weight (lb) Front Weight (kg) Rear Weight (lb) Rear Weight (kg) Front Split

12558.61 5696.50 6330.58 2871.50 0.66


13342.16 6051.91 6554.54 2973.09 0.67
13385.03 6071.35 6575.60 2982.65 0.67
13643.74 6188.70 6702.70 3040.30 0.67
13643.74 6188.70 6702.70 3040.30 0.67
1633.75 741.06 806.76 365.94 0.67
3640.74 1651.42 16.72 7.58 1.00
2043.07 926.72 871.44 395.28 0.70

1758.22 797.52 909.37 412.48 0.66


2198.51 997.23 1137.08 515.77 0.66

0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00


-417.10 -189.05 2232.20 1012.05 -0.23
-416.24 -188.19 1339.80 607.19 -0.45
-833.34 -377.25 3572.00 1619.25 -0.30

4519.47 2050 4519.47 2050 0.50


2358.94 1070 2358.94 1070 0.50
6680.00 3030 6680.00 3030 0.50
4373.97 1984 4373.97 1984 0.50
2323.67 1054 2323.67 1054 0.50
6424.26 2914 6424.26 2914 0.50
5070.63 2300 5070.63 2300 0.50
2689.64 1220 2689.64 1220 0.50
7451.62 3380 7451.62 3380 0.50
5555.64 2520 5555.64 2520 0.50
2954.19 1340 2954.19 1340 0.50
8157.09 3700 8157.09 3700 0.50
4519.47 2050 4519.47 2050 0.50
2358.94 1070 2358.94 1070 0.50
6680.00 3030 6680.00 3030 0.50
5158.81 2340 5158.81 2340 0.50
2645.54 1200 2645.54 1200 0.50
7672.08 3480 7672.08 3480 0.50
5224.95 2370 5224.95 2370 0.50
2711.68 1230 2711.68 1230 0.50
5379.27 2440 5379.27 2440 0.50
2755.78 1250 2755.78 1250 0.50
5830.00 2644 5830.00 2644 0.50
3001.00 1361 3001.00 1361 0.50
6106.80 2770 6106.80 2770 0.50
3152.61 1430 3152.61 1430 0.50
5732.01 2600 5732.01 2600 0.50
2998.28 1360 2998.28 1360 0.50
6172.94 2800 6172.94 2800 0.50
3174.65 1440 3174.65 1440 0.50
6481.58 2940 6481.58 2940 0.50
3306.93 1500 3306.93 1500 0.50
6726.30 3051 6726.30 3051 0.50
3461.25 1570 3461.25 1570 0.50
6547.72 2970 6547.72 2970 0.50
3373.07 1530 3373.07 1530 0.50
Weight Package Splits
Front Weight (lb) Front Weight (kg) Rear Weight (lb) Rear Weight (kg) Front Split

0 0 0 0 0.00
0 0 2130 966 0.00
0 0 3930 1783 0.00
0 0 2800 1270 0.00
0 0 3930 1783 0.00
2800 1270 5830 2644 0.32
2130 966 6080 2758 0.26
2800 1270 4950 2245 0.36
2800 1270 5830 2644 0.32
900 408 900 408 0.50
1350 612 -500 -227 1.59
4100 1860 -1650 -748 1.67
7540 3420 -3100 -1406 1.70
2130 966 3030 1374 0.41
2800 1270 2800 1270 0.50
0 0 1030 467 0.00
0 0 1560 708 0.00
0 0 140 64 0.00
ID Hitch and PTO ID Tire
1 No Hitch - No PTO 1 20.8R42 Duals
2 Hitch - No PTO 2 20.8R42 Triples
3 PTO - No Hitch 3 480/80R46 Duals
4 Hitch and PTO 4 480/80R46 Triples
5 480/80R50 Duals
6 480/80R50 Triples
7 IF 480/80R50 Duals
8 IF 480/80R50 Triples
9 520/85R42 Duals
10 520/85R42 Triples
11 520/85R46 Duals
12 520/85R46 Triples
13 620/70R42 Duals
14 620/70R46 Duals
15 650/85R38 Duals
16 IF 650/85R38 Duals
17 710/70R38 Duals
18 710/70R42 Duals
19 IF 710/70R42 Duals
20 800/70R38 Duals
21 800/70R38 Singles
22 IF 800/70R38 Duals
23 IF 800/70R38 Singles

Rear Split

0.34 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet


0.33 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.33 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.33 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.33 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.33 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.00 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet
0.30 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet

0.34 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet


0.34 Weights from LeMar's Spreadsheet

0.00
1.23
1.45
1.30

0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
Rear Split

0.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
0.68
0.74
0.64
0.68
0.50
-0.59
-0.67
-0.70
0.59
0.50
1.00
1.00
1.00
ID Engine ID Transmission ID
1 9.0L IT4 1 PST 1
2 13.5L IT4 2 MST 2
3 13.5L ST2 3

1
2
3
Front Rear
Ballast Level Min Max Min Max Total
Towed Implement 51 55 45 49
Hitch-Mounted Implement 55 60 40 45
High Load Transfer Implement 65 70 30 35

Towed Implement 51-55 49-45


Hitch-Mounted Implement 55-60 45-40
High Load Transfer Implement 65-70 35-30
Ballasting Codes

Ballast Codes
Rear
Rear Drawbar Rear
Front Weight Front Front Front Front Rear Rear Rear Frame Weight Drawbar
Support 850 Weights Front Inside Inside Outside Rear Inside 450 Inside Outside Weights Support Weights
Code lb. 100 lb. 165 lb. 450 lb. 1400 lb. 450 lb. 165 lb. lb. 1400 lb. 450 lb. 100 lb. lb. 100 lb.
lb 850 100 165 450 1400 450 165 450 1400 450 100 135 100
kg 386 45 75 204 635 204 75 204 635 204 45 61 45
1 NONE No Hitch
2 8970 No Hitch 2 4
3 8971 No Hitch 2 2 6
4 8972 No Hitch 2
5 8973 No Hitch 2 2 6
6 8974 No Hitch 2 2 2 6
7 8975 No Hitch 2 2 2 2 2 6 20
8 8976 No Hitch 2 2 20
9 8977 No Hitch 2 2 2 6
10 8979 Hitch 2 2
11 8980 Hitch 2 2 2 2 2 4

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ID HP Model Total Weight (lb)
Tractor 1 360 Hp 9360R 18889.2
ID Engine Model Total Weight (lb)
Engine 1 9.0L IT4 9.0L IT4 2440.5
ID Transmission Model Total Weight (lb)
Transmission 1 PST PST 3335.6
ID PTO Model Total Weight (lb)
PTO 1 No Hitch - No PTO No Hitch - No PTO 0.0
ID Tire Model Total Weight (lb)
Tire 1 20.8R42 Duals 20.8R42 Duals 9039.0
Code Front Rear Total
Base 1-1-1-1-1 20910 12794 33704

NONE, 8970, 8971, 8972,


Front NONE 8970 8971 8972
1 20910.336509 20910.34 20910.3365087578 20910.3365087578 20910.33650876
0.51 0.55 0.62 0.58 0.56 0.57

Rear NONE 8970 8971 8972


1 12793.894051 12793.89 14923.8940512422 16723.8940512422 15593.89405124
0.45 0.49 0.38 0.42 0.44 0.43

Combined
8975
Front Weight (lb) Rear Weight (lb) HP Max
12558.6 6330.6 360 39000
Front Weight (lb) Rear Weight (lb)
1633.8 806.8
Front Weight (lb) Rear Weight (lb)
2198.5 1137.1
Front Weight (lb) Rear Weight (lb)
0.0 0.0
Front Weight (lb) Rear Weight (lb)
4519.5 4519.5
Lb/Hp Front_Per Rear_Per
94 0.62 0.38

8973, 8974, 8975, 8976, 8977, 8979, 8955, 8960,


8973 8974 8975 8976 8977 8979 8955 8960
20910.336508758 23710.33650876 23040.33651 23710.34 23710.34 21810.34 22260.34 25010.34
0.56 0.56 0.55 0.57 0.56 0.61 0.64 0.69
8975

8973 8974 8975 8976 8977 8979 8955 8960


16723.894051242 18623.89405124 18873.89405 17743.89 18623.89 13693.89 12293.89 11143.89
0.44 0.44 0.45 0.43 0.44 0.39 0.36 0.31
8975
8975,
8965,
8965 8980 8981 8983 8984 8978
28450.34 23040.34 23710.34 20910.34 20910.34 20910.34
0.75 0.59 0.60 0.60 0.59 0.62

8965 8980 8981 8983 8984 8978


9693.894 15823.89 15593.89 13823.89 14353.89 12933.89
0.25 0.41 0.40 0.40 0.41 0.38
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
480/80R 480/80 IF IF
20.8R42 20.8R42 480/80R 46 R50 480/80R5 480/80R5 480/80R5
Duals Triples 46 Duals Triples Duals 0 Triples 0 Duals 0 Triples
10000 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
10500 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
11000 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
11500 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

12000 6 6 6 6 7 6 6 6
12500 6 6 6 6 7 6 6 6
13000 6 6 7 6 7 6 6 6
13500 7 6 7 6 7 6 6 6

14000 7 6 8 6 8 6 6 6
14500 7 6 8 6 8 6 6 6
15000 8 6 9 6 9 6 6 6
15500 8 6 10 6 10 6 6 6

16000 9 6 10 6 10 6 7 6
16500 9 6 11 6 10 6 7 6
17000 10 6 11 6 11 6 8 6
17500 10 6 12 6 12 7 9 6

18000 11 6 13 7 13 7 9 6
18500 11 7 13 7 13 7 9 6
19000 12 7 14 7 13 7 10 6
19500 12 7 15 8 14 7 10 6

20000 13 7 15 8 15 7 10 6
21000 14 8 16 9 16 8 11 6
22000 15 8 17 10 17 9 12 6
23000 16 9 18 10 18 10 13 7

24000 17 10 19 11 19 10 14 8
25000 18 11 20 13 20 12 15 8
26000 20 11 21 13 21 13 16 9
27000 21 12 21 14 22 13 17 10

28000 22 13 24 16 23 14 17 10
29000 23 13 26 16 26 15 18 11
30000 24 14 29 17 28 16 19 12
31000 - 15 31 17 29 16 20 12

32000 - 16 32 18 33 17 20 13
33000 - 16 35 19 35 17 21 14
34000 - 17 - 20 - 18 22 15
35000 - 18 - 20 - 19 24 15
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
520/85R IF
42 520/85R4 520/85R4 520/85R4 620/70R4 620/70R4 650/85R3 650/85R3 710/70R3 710/70R4
Duals 2 Triples 6 Duals 6 Triples 2 Duals 6 Duals 8 Duals 8 Duals 8 Duals 2 Duals
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

8 6 8 6 6 7 6 6 6 6
8 6 9 6 7 7 6 6 6 6
9 6 9 6 7 7 6 6 6 6
10 6 10 6 8 7 6 6 6 6

10 6 10 6 8 8 6 6 6 6
10 6 11 6 9 8 6 6 6 6
11 6 11 6 10 9 6 6 7 7
12 6 11 6 10 10 7 6 7 7

13 6 12 6 10 10 7 6 7 7
13 7 13 6 11 11 8 6 8 8
14 7 15 7 12 12 9 6 9 9
15 8 16 8 13 13 9 6 10 10

16 9 16 9 14 13 10 7 10 10
17 10 17 10 15 15 11 7 11 11
17 10 18 10 16 16 11 8 12 12
18 11 19 11 17 16 12 8 13 13

19 13 20 12 17 17 13 9 13 13
20 13 20 12 18 17 14 10 14 15
21 13 21 13 19 18 15 10 15 16
22 14 23 14 20 20 16 11 16 16

23 15 - 14 20 21 16 12 16 17
- 16 - 15 22 21 17 12 17 17
- 16 - 16 23 22 17 13 17 18
- 17 - 16 - - 18 13 18 -
19 20 21 22 23 1
IF IF IF
710/70R4 800/70R3 800/70R3 800/70R3 800/70R3 20.8R42
2 Duals 8 Duals 8 Singles 8 Duals 8 Singles Duals Front PSI
6 6 8 6 6 10000 6
6 6 8 6 6 10500 6
6 6 8 6 6 11000 6
6 6 8 6 6 11500 6

6 6 8 6 6 12000 6
6 6 8 6 6 12500 6
6 6 8 6 6 13000 6
6 6 8 6 6 13500 7

6 6 8 6 6 14000 7
6 6 8 6 6 14500 7
6 6 9 6 6 15000 8
6 6 9 6 7 15500 8

6 6 10 6 7 16000 9
6 6 10 6 8 16500 9
6 6 11 6 8 17000 10
6 6 12 6 9 17500 10

6 6 12 6 9 18000 11
6 6 13 6 9 18500 11
6 6 13 6 10 19000 12
6 6 14 6 10 19500 12

6 6 15 6 11 20000 13 13
6 6 16 6 12 21000 14
6 7 17 6 13 22000 15
6 7 17 6 14 23000 16

7 7 18 6 15 24000 17
7 9 20 6 16 25000 18
8 10 21 6 16 26000 20
8 10 22 7 17 27000 21

9 10 23 7 17 28000 22
10 11 - 7 18 29000 23
10 12 - 8 19 30000 24
11 12 - 8 20 31000 -

12 13 - 9 21 32000 -
12 14 - 10 22 33000 -
13 15 - 10 23 34000 -
13 - - 11 - 35000 -
13
Rear PSI

6
6