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Check out model year changes for 9000 Series Combines since 1990. Use this information when shopping for used machines to see what best fits your operation. Choose a Model Year

1990 Model Changes:
  • 9400 Hp increased from 155 to 167.
  • All 9500's and 9600 small grain combines get Hp increased to 200.
  • Lube bank added for unloading auger turret.
  • Metal retainers added around wood straw walker bearings
  • Stronger straw walker crank and bearings.
  • Chaff spreader now available.
  • Grain tank loading auger flighting strengthened.
1991 Model Changes:
  • 9400 power increase to 185 Hp with change from 5.9 to 6.8 liter engine.
  • 9600 small grain combine gets 10% HP increase to 215HP. 9600 Corn combine stays at 253HP.
  • Power boost on 9500 and 9600 gives 13 more Hp.
  • 9500 now available with two power options, 215HP for small grain and 235HP for corn and rice.
  • Three position throttle for 9500 and 9600.
  • Increased cooling capacity on all models.
  • Breather added to Posi-Torque cylinder drive.
  • New fuel tank and filler cap for better sealing.
  • Feeder house wear plate now factory installed.
  • Increased drive torque of the feeder house slip clutch.
  • Straw chopper shaft is heat treated for longer life.
  • Higher capacity clean grain elevator and loading auger.
  • Twenty foot unloading auger now an option for 9500.
  • 9500 and 9501 get 10% increase in clean grain elevator capacity.
  • The straw chopper is lowered 4 inches.
  • Manual park brake added to left of steering column.
  • Counterbalance weight added to knife drive on platforms.
  • Passenger seat added as standard equipment.
1992 Model Changes:
  • New Generation Engines in 9500 and 9600.
  • CTS combine is introduced. Twin tine rotor separation technology. Ideal for use in rice.
  • New formed one-piece radiator door seal.
  • Lower conveyor auger trough thickness increased from 1.6mm to 3.0 mm.
  • Concave adjustment improved for more positive adjustment.
  • Automatic speed control for corn heads and row crop heads.
  • 9400 and 9500 get 4.75-inch wider front axle for shipping.
  • 900 series platforms get improved pickup reel.
  • New digital tach in corner post.
  • Feeder house backshaft speed in digital tach.
  • 9600 gets Hp increased to 260.
  • Straw chopper manufacturing improved for less vibration.
1993 Model Changes:
  • Feeder house pivot improved.
  • Clean grain elevator housing thickness increase from 1.2 mm to 2.0 mm.
  • Auxiliary lighting package now available.
  • Zinc-Alloy walker bearings replace wood blocks.
  • Sectional flighting on lower clean grain elevator for 9600 and CTS.
  • HarvesTrak™ now standard.
  • Vacuum duct added to engine rotary screen.
  • R-134A replaces R-12 in AC system.
1994 Model Changes:
  • 90 series corn head introduced with perma-glide shields.
  • Pressure fan added to cab air system.
  • Beater grain curtain now available.
  • One gallon accumulator replaces two half-gallon accumulators.
  • Hoses replace steel lines from hydrostatic pump to motor.
  • Straw chopper floor thickness increased to 4 mm.
  • Straw chopper rotor changed to improve balance.
  • Longer shoe adjusting handle.
  • Straw walker bearing lube line added.
  • New cab door handle.
  • Stiffeners added to side sheets.
1995 Model Changes:
  • Hydraulic adjustable deck plates now option for 90 series corn head.
  • Contour Master feeder house introduced. Factory installed only.
  • 28L-26 rear tires and 1600cc 4-wheel drive motor now an option.
  • Rubber belted tracks introduced.
  • Air suspension added to operator seat.
  • Combine data center introduced.
1996 Model Changes:
  • 4435 combine discontinued. 1995 is the last model year.
  • Lube interval on walker bearings increased from 50 to 200 hrs.
  • Perforated cylinder filler plates now available.
  • Seat belts added to all machines.
  • Perma-Glide divider points replace steel dividers on 900 series platforms.
1997 Model Changes:
  • GreenStar™ offered as factory installed option.
  • Cleaning fan high speed increased from 1350 RPM to 1600 RPM.
  • Two new choppers available: fine cut and fine cut wide spread.
  • Feeder house gear case oil cooler now available as an option.
  • Crop dividers redesigned for better feeding into tine modules of CTS.
  • Flighting pitch increased from 18 to 22 inches on 4 thru 8 row corn heads.
  • Perma-glide deck covers changed to lower profile for better feeding.
1998 Model Changes:
  • Ten series introduced.
  • Generation II - wide-spaced 13 bar concave.
  • Enhanced cleaning system.
  • Dual display digital tachometer.
  • Full body side shielding.
  • Cleaning shoe lights standard.
  • Air flow feeder house system available.
  • CTS II grain tank increased to 240 bushels.
  • Variable speed feeder house drive is 20% more powerful.
  • All combines get power increase with new PowerTech™ engines.
  • Unloading boost increased to 33 Hp.
  • Digital concave position display on corner post.
  • New sun-dial type adjustment for cleaning shoe elements.
  • New hydraulic deck plate indicator on top beam of corn heads.
1999 Model Changes:
  • Airflow feeder house is standard with variable speed feeder house.
  • 800/65-32 radial becomes available.
  • Factory installed spare knife and storage bracket installed on all cutting platforms.

2000 Model Changes: 2001 Model Changes:
  • STS rice option available.
  • Four-wheel-drive is now 2-speed.
  • 19 row separator grates on STS corn combines.
  • GreenStar™ Harness now in base equipment.
  • Two fire extinguishers standard.
  • Independent valve for reel raise and lower.
2002 Model Changes:
  • Corn head angle revised to level head to ground angle for improved feeding.
  • Corn head wedge kit available for non-2002 corn heads to level head to ground angle.
  • Timing casting changed on draper header.
  • 19 row separator grates on all STS combines.
  • Improved seals in cleaning shoe area for STS.
  • Walker and CTS get grain tank design similar to STS.
  • STS fuel capacity increased to 250 gallons.
  • Material flow into tine module of CTS improved.
  • Composite auger fingers introduced.
  • Two-piece stone trap offered for field installation in very rocky areas.
  • Threshing area components improved for reduced wear.
  • Heavy duty grain handling option available for all STS combines.
  • Hoses replace steel hydraulic lines on Walker and CTS.
  • New grain handling options offered for specialty crops.
  • AMADAS Industries attachments for specialty crops introduced.
  • New operator seat.
  • New gear shift lever.
  • New Hydro handle covering.
  • Tier II engines on 9750 STS and 9650 Walker, CTS and STS.
  • HarvestForm™ - corn/soybean based composite introduced on panels of STS combines.
2003 Model Changes for Combines
  • 6 cylinder, 4 valve 6.8L engine on 9550 Walker
  • Improved feed section, top covers and concaves on STS
  • Deep tooth chaffer and sieve is base equipment on STS
  • 12 vane chopper tailboard and improved residue distribution
  • GreenStar Yield Monitor included in base equipment (less display)
  • New steering tire for 30 inch row corn (600/65R28, R1W)
  • Dial-A-Speed and reel fore aft added to base equipment
2003 Model Changes for Heads
  • Dial-A-Speed and reel fore / aft standard equipment
  • 12-ply tires standard on 36 foot draper gauge wheel
  • 23% higher capacity draper belt drive pump
  • 15% increase in Belt Pickup feeding capacity
  • Hydraulic adjustable deck plates standard on 8 and 12 row corn head
2004 Model Changes for Combines
60 Series Introduction
  • Class 8 - 9860STS with 375 HP
  • Class 5 - 9560STS with 265 HP
  • 17 degree tilting front face feederhouse
  • Single point hydraulic and electrical hookup to header equipment
  • Electrohydraulic feederhouse reverser
  • Higher capacity variable speed feederhouse drive standard on 9760STS and 9860STS corn combine, optional on others
  • Improved material handling and threshing performance on STS combines
  • Extended wear package for STS combines
  • Increased cleaning shoe capacity for STS combines
  • High capacity unloading system - 3.3 bu/sec on 9760STS and 9860STS
  • TouchSet™ in cab combine adjustment for STS combines
  • TouchSet Hydraulic system
  • Improved moisture sensor
2004 Model Changes for Heads
600 Series Introduction
  • New HydraFlex cutting system
  • Platform height sensing for rigid platforms
  • Heavy duty knife drive
  • 4 inch double cut knife with stone dam
  • High capacity cross auger
  • High capacity slip clutch
2005 Model Changes
  • High unload rate base on 9760STS combine
  • High unload rate option on 9660STS combine
  • Extra heavy duty feeder house drive base on 9660STS corn combine
  • High capacity radiator base equipment on 9660STS and 9760STS
  • Premium header control base equipment on all STS combines
  • Back-up alarm base equipment on all 60 series combines
  • Raised height skid shoes available as factory installed option
  • Short stone dam available as factory installed option

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