Posted 11/26/2012 18:51 (#2718565 - in reply to #2718487) Subject: Re: Early JD 8100
The one small difference is the drawbar but think it was the first ones. (smaller pin). I have the 62nd 8300 built with 5000 hrs. No issues yet. Dealer can help trans shifting somewhat. I wouldn't be afraid of early one. Good luck.