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DynaContour Optima DynaContour ® Optima goes beyond Position & Traction Control. It combines signals from the Electronic Position Control and (a) sliding Electro-Hydraulic upper link(s) to continuously adjust an implement so it maintains depth and pitch adjustment regardless of field contour. It also compensates for vertical movements of the tractor's front end due to changes in tire load or front axle suspension. It?s available for JOHN DEERE 7020 and 7030 Large Frame models and all 8000, 8010, 8020, 8030, and 8R. For more information, request a brochure.
DynaContour Ultima DynaContour ® Ultima goes beyond Position & Traction Control and Weight Transfer. It combines signals from the Electronic Position Control and (a) sliding Electro-Hydraulic upper link(s) to continuously adjust an implement so it maintains depth and pitch adjustment regardless of field contour. It also compensates for vertical movements of the tractor's front end due to changes in tire load or front axle suspension. Requires ISOBUS 11783 and radar. For more information, request a brochure.
EASYMASS® Weights EASYMASS® is a company in the LAFORGE group producing easy to use, patented weights for ballasting tractors with a front hitch. Click here for more information.
Electronic Position Control Simplifies headland operations by making the hitch go back to a preset position every time. Can be integrated with the headland management system for even greater efficiency. Available for JOHN DEERE 7020 and 7030 Large Frame and all 8000, 8010, 8020, 8030, and 8R models. Consists of a special harness and potentiometers for sensing the angle of the lower links. Front hitch needs to be connected to SCV1.
Hitch Dampening Kit This kit greatly enhances operator comfort and reduces shock loads and bouncing during transport of heavy loads, i.e. tanks, hose reels. A shut-off valve is optional and is useful when accurate control of the hitch is required.
Hydraulic Center Link This allows you to adjust the pitch of a front mounted implement. HOWEVER, if your front hitch is operated by a rear SCV valve, you should be aware that all tractor manufacturers allow substantial internal leakage. The length of your center link is constantly changing. It's impossible to see this from the driver's seat and it makes it difficult to operate a hydraulic center link with most front implements.
Isolating Valve Makes it easier to disconnect the front hitch from a rear remote valve under load so the remote valve can be used for another device. An Isolating Valve Is standard included with all hitches that are ?hard-plumbed? to a rear SCV. Check with Laforge before ordering. An Isolating Valve can also be used to shut off the optional Hitch Dampening Kit when operating dozer blades and ground engaging equipment.
Locking Bracket This is an option that only applies to the following hitch models in the GreenLink® series: 80i, 80iS, 80iT, 80.2i, 80.2iT, 80.3i, 80.3iS, 80.3iT, and HD6i/8RT. These are the only hitch models that include an InterCoupler. The InterCoupler is a patented device that allows for unprecedented ground contour following and working depth accuracy with large and wide tillage implements. However for certain applications it's needed to lock the hitch solid. The Locking Bracket is recommended for use with dozer blades, tanks, spray booms, etc.
Position and Traction Control This option simplifies headland operations by making the hitch go back to a preset position every time on all tractors. In addition it will on selected tractor models and during tillage operations, activate the lift cylinders if the tractor is slipping more than a pre-selected percentage. This can greatly improve the tractor's productivity through improved traction and steerability.
Pressure Gauge Kit Indicates the amount of down pressure in the hydraulic system when used with a front packer for example. Includes an Isolating Valve to avoid unnecessary wear on the gauge when not in use.
Remote SCV Outlet If you need extra hydraulic outlets up front; folding equipment, hydraulic angle for dozer blade or the spout on a snow blower, etc., this kit lets you operate these functions with an existing rear SCV, or a mid-valve.
Remote Switch A front mounted Remote Switch makes it easier to hook up front mounted implements. Includes hardware to operate the rear SCV, or the mid-valve, from a set of front mounted buttons. Requires the valve to be electro-hydraulic. Not available for all tractors.
Selector Valve This valve allows an operator to switch between single-acting and double-acting (= down pressure) operation of the front hitch. Double acting operation is usually preferred for dozer blades and some tillage implements. It also greatly facilitates hook-up and un-hooking of implements. Single acting operation prevents damage to mowers, snow blowers and other light implements from the accidental transfer of weight from the tractor.
Sliding Center Link Increases the ability of an implement to follow field contour in the direction of travel. It can greatly improve depth accuracy for tillage implements.
Weight Frame Cat_2 This frame allows for easy ballasting and management of the tractor's weight distribution. The factory weight bracket (base weight) is bolted to the Laforge Weight Frame. It is then possible to add suitcase weights as needed.
Weight Frame Cat_3 This frame allows for easy ballasting and management of the tractor's weight distribution. The factory weight bracket (base weight) is bolted to the Laforge Weight Frame. It is then possible to add suitcase weights as needed.
Weight Transfer Kit This is an exclusive and patented option on John Deere 8000/8010/8020 tractors. It significantly improves tractor performance in tough conditions by transferring weight from the gauge wheels on the front implement to the tractor's front axle. It requires position and traction control to be installed.
 
     

 

 

 

   
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