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Current number of specifications

John Deere 648E Skidder

Selected Dimensions

A. Overall Length24.1 ft in7350 mm
B. Overall Width10.2 ft in3110 mm
C. Height to Top of Cab9.9 ft in3020 mm
D. Wheelbase11.3 ft in3430 mm
E. Ground Clearance1.7 ft in514 mm
F. Max Height of Boom12.1 ft in3680 mm
G. Height of Grapple from Ground4.5 ft in1372 mm
H. Reach of Grapple at Ground Level5.1 ft in1550 mm
I. Tong Opening at Tips9.4 ft in2870 mm


Number of Cylinders6
Gross Power148 hp110 kw
Net Power140 hp104 kw
Power Measured @2200 rpm
Peak Torque451 lb ft612 Nm
Torque Measured @1350 rpm
Displacement414 cu in6.8 L
Operating Weight29100 lb13200 kg
Fuel Capacity52 gal197 L
Cooling System Fluid Capacity6.5 gal24.6 L
Engine Oil Capacity5 gal18.9 L
Front Diff Fluid Capacity4.5 gal17 L
Rear Diff Fluid Capacity7.5 gal28.4 L
Transmission Fluid Capacity7.8 gal29.3 L
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity11 gal41.6 L
Operational Voltage12 V
Alternator Supplied Amperage95 amps
Steering Angle90 degrees
Tire Size28L-26
Typedirect-drive power shift
Number of Forward Gears8
Number of Reverse Gears4
Max Speed - Forward16.4 mph26.3 km/h
Max Speed - Reverse5.9 mph9.4 km/h
Pump Typeaxial piston, pressure compensated
Pump Flow43 gal/min162.8 L/min
Relief Valve Pressure3000 psi20684 kPa
Overall Width10.2 ft in3110 mm
Height to Top of Cab9.9 ft in3020 mm
Max Blade Height51.6 in1310 mm
Wheelbase11.3 ft in3430 mm
Ground Clearance1.7 ft in514 mm
Overall Length23.7 in7230 mm
Height of Grapple From Ground2.6 ft in787 mm
Reach of Grapple at Ground Level7.3 ft in2240 mm
Max Height of Boom10.5 ft in3200 mm
Tong Opening at Tips9.4 ft in2870 mm
Grapple Capacity - tongs tip to tip10 ft20.93 m2
Overall Length24.1 ft in7350 mm
Height of Grapple From Ground4.5 ft in1372 mm
Reach of Grapple at Ground Level5.1 ft in1550 mm
Max Height of Boom12.1 ft in3680 mm
Tong Opening at Tips9.4 in2870 mm
Grapple Capacity - tongs tip to tip10 ft20.93 m2
Drum Diameter8 in203.2 mm
Cable Width0.75 in19.1 mm
Drum Capacity at Cable Width179 ft in54.6 m
Max Line Pull - bare drum38867 lb173 kN
Max Line Speed242 ft/min73.8 m/min