John Deere 8RT Series Tractors (US & EU)

FS 19 mods showcase: The John Deere 8RT Series tractors, modded by Steenkamp Modding. And yes, there are both a North American and a European version available.

Looking for the download link? It’s at the end of this post.

It’s a nice modification of the base game’s John Deere 8RT tractors, with several additions.

Localization Options

If you compare actual 8RTs across the Atlantic, you’ll notice there are some differences. American and Canadian versions will often have longer axle track widths than European versions. This has to do with EU road traffic regulations, limiting how wide on-road vehicles can be.

There are other distinctions too. Steenkamp Modding has tried to incorporate these dissimilarities into the mod.

Added Options

Steenkamp Modding’s John Deere 8RT has a total of 5 options for how wide the tracks can be. There are also 4 alternatives for axle track spacing.

Then, there is the EU and the US configurations. Most notably, it changes parts of the tractor’s front and rear visuals. There are some options for the front weights and the beacons as well.

FS19 John Deere 8RT

I appreciate how this modded 8RT adds value to an already great tractor model. Steenkamp Modding has proved that it’s possible to implement EU and US differences into the same Farming Simulator machinery several times by now. Hopefully, Giants takes notice. Here’s what you should know about the JD:

  • Brand: John Deere.
  • Credits: Giants Software, Steenkamp Modding.
  • Category: Large Tractors.
  • Base price: 389,000.
  • Engine configurations: 3 – 8320 RT, 8345 RT, and 8370 RT.
  • Power range: 365, 394, and 420 horsepower.
  • Top speed: 24 miles per hour | 40 kilometers per hour.
  • Selectable colors: No.
  • Track options: Yes – Several widths and axle track widths.
  • Errors: No.
  • Platforms: PC/MAC, PS4, and XB1.

How to Download

Yes, this is a Modhub-mod. You can download it from the FS 19 Modhub, or by going online, to the official mod page on (the blue button takes you there.)

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