John Deere 270 skid steer loader

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General skid steer loader information

John Deere 270
Skid steer loader
1999 - 2002


Engine power:82 hp [61.1 kW]
Rated operating capacity:2800 lbs [1270 kg]
Operating cap w/counterweights:3000 lbs [1360 kg]
Bucket width:78 inches [198 cm]
Bucket capacity:17.8 cf [0.504 m3]
Reach:32 inches [81 cm]
Tipping load:5600 lbs [2540 kg]
Breakout force - bucket:10500 lbs [4762 kg]
Breakout force - boom:4800 lbs [2177 kg]


A. Length:115 inches [292 cm]
B. Total length:138 inches [350 cm]
C. Height:82.9 inches [210 cm]
D. Max height:157.5 inches [400 cm]
E. Pin height:127 inches [322 cm]
F. Wheelbase:47.6 inches [120 cm]
G. Ground clearance:11 inches [27 cm]
Width:75.3 inches [191 cm]
Weight:8500 lbs [3855 kg]
Skid steer dimensions diagram


John Deere 4045D
4.5L 4-cylinder
liquid-cooled diesel
2400 RPM
Engine power (gross):82 hp [61.1 kW]
Engine power (net):77 hp [57.4 kW]
Oil capacity:12.7 qts [12.0 L]
Coolant cap.:14.2 qts [13.4 L]


Flow:21.3 gpm [80.6 lpm]
Pressure:3100 psi [213.7 bar]
Optional flow:34.9 gpm [132.1 lpm]
System capacity:9 gal [34 L]


Max speed:7 mph [11.3 kph]
Max speed (two-speed):12 mph [19.3 kph]
Front tire:14.00x17.5
Rear tire:14.00x17.5


55 amp alternator
12-volt 4.2kW starter
12-volt 950 cca battery

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Last update:January 20, 2015
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