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640L Cable Skidder John Deere

640L Cable Skidder

640L Cable Skidder John Deere

  • Gross Power: 177 kW (237 hp)
  • Gross Torque: 1025 Nm (756 ft. – lb.)
  • Operating Weight: 16 686 kg (36,787 lb.)


Continuously Variable Transmission

The easy-to-use CVT transmission combines the smoothness and operating ease of a hydrostatic transmission with the fuel efficiency of a lockup torque converter.


New larger grapples give you more flexibility to configure a skidder to best match your application. The new arch design provides a better view to bunches for more efficient loading.

Cab Comfort

The cab is 25-percent roomier and 50-percent quieter. Other fatigue-beating creature comforts include a more efficient HVAC system, improved ergonomic controls, and plenty of storage space.

Quick and Easy Serviceability

Filters and critical components are conveniently located for fast service. Large panels are easily removed for wide-open access to the engine compartment, and the cab tilts to provide a quick route to other components.



Engine Manufacturer John Deere      
Engine Model PowerTech PVX 6068      
Displacement, ltr (Inches³) 6.8 (415)      
Engine Output, kW (hp) 177 (237)      
Engine Torque, Nm (lbf / ft) 1025 (756)      
Transmission Continuous Variable Transmission      
Planetaries Inboard      
Front Axle Inboard planetary      
Rear Axle Inboard planetary      
Service Brake Type Wet discs      


Overall Length, mm (inches) 7591 (298.9)      
Height Over Cab, mm (inches) 3365 (132.5)      
Overall Width, mm (inches) 3233 (127.3)      
Wheelbase, mm (inches) 3680 (144.8)      
Dozer Blade Height, mm (inches) 687.6 (27.1)      
Ground Clearance, mm (inches) 555 (21.8)      
Dozer Blade Width, mm (inches) 2192 (86.3)      
Dozer Blade - Dig Depth, mm (inches) 359 (14.1)      
Steering Articulation Angle, ° 45      


Fuel Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 342.2 (90.4)      
Hydraulic Tank, ltr (gallons (US)) 123.6 (32.6)      
Alternator Output, Amp 150      


Travel Speed, kph (mph) 24.74 (15.37)      
Oscillation Point Front Axle      
Oscillation Angle, ° 15      
Rated Line Pull, kN (lbf) 182.3 (41000)      
Rated Line Speed, m/min (ft/min) 19.2 (63)      
System Voltage, V 24      
Pump Axial Piston      


Operating Weight, kg (lbs) 16686 (36787)      

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