A Better Traction and Flotation Solution is Here

Overcoming traction challenges due to ever-changing field conditions has never been easier. The Valley® Articulating 4-Wheel Drive is designed to conform to your field, making deep wheel ruts and stuck pivots a thing of the past.

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Articulating 4-Wheel Drive Benefits

  • All four tires are driven to provide better traction and less downtime.
  • Reduces motor load for longer life performance.
  • Allows you to add tracks with minimal effort.
  • Retrofits existing Valley drive units.
  • Lower ground pressure leads to less soil compaction and shallower rut depth.

Articulating 4-Wheel Drive Features

  • Improved stability: Wider wheel base improves span stability on rolling ground and in windy conditions
  • Improved span alignment: Set of four braces on each side improves span alignment by balancing the load when crossing deep ridges
  • Wide range of tire sizes: Choose the traction and floatation options that best meet your field conditions
  • Increased traction: Helps prevent stuck drive units
  • Rough-ground ready: Maneuvers through varying field conditions
  • Conforms to varying terrain: Articulating drive base beams keep both tracks or tires on the ground, even across sudden changes in field terrain
  • Longer life: Two center drives reduce motor load for longer life
  • Less downtime: All four tires are driven to provide better traction and minimize downtime
  • Conforms to varying terrain: Articulating drive base beams keep both tracks or tires on the ground, even across sudden changes in field terrain
  • Flexible: Can add tracks in the future with minimal effort
  • Easy conversion: Retrofits to existing Valley drive units

Articulating 4-Wheel Drive Specifications

Compatibility Model 8120
Traction (prevents getting stuck) Best Valley solution
Flotation (reduces wheel rut) Best Valley solution
Rough ground capabilities Best Valley solution

Valley Value

Reliable

Greater traction helps keep your center pivot running smoothly.

Durable

11.2-38 tire rim with an extra backup plate provides longer life than the competition.

Precise
Valley-exclusive Firestone Champion Hydro ND tread improves traction in both directions and reduces rutting.

Advanced

Better traction and flotation reduce compaction and rut depth.

Responsive

Valley dealers offer fast, dependable service

Your Local Valley Dealer

Only your local Valley dealer can give you the best advice on which irrigation equipment and options are right for you. Find your dealer today!