"Handy around my hobby farm...."
"With loaded tires and rear chains this tractor will do anything, has never failed me...."
"This is my second John Deere the first being a 770 that was a total piece of junk. Front wheel gears went out 4 times. The John Deere rep blamed it..."
"I purchased this tractor with only 20 hours on it. Not sure exactly how it was being used prior to purchase but it was in excellent shape. I added the..."
"JD 990 with a JD 430 loader; 552 hours. Added a canopy, purchased a JD MX6 Bush hog and have been cutting 10 to 12 foot tall dense 1 1/2" diameter..."
"I use the 990 for christmas tree business. This includes
mowing, moving supplies along with firewood. It has plenty
of power and does everything it..."
"My 990 has been a workhorse and has never let me down once. Only things I have ever had to do to it is regular fluid/filter changes, and replace the..."
"I purchased this tractor second hand. The original user only put 174 hours on it. It has a JD 300CX FEL, a JD 8B BH, a JD PF and a JD BB. The tractor..."
"Got this JD 990 in the spring, replacing a 2030 with a 40HP tractor seems like a stretch but after spending a summer and fall with the 990, and the..."
"We bought the 990 to mow the roadside and plow snow. I use a 5 foot JD rotary brush cutter for mowing, and a 6 foot Woods rear blade for grading and..."
"Great tractor, old school and reliable. I had new style loader, 300CX, which I love due to the side oriented grease fittings. Older loaders had a zerk..."
"The nly complaint is that you can't drive across a slope with less than 1/2 a tank of gas. ..."
"I spent a considerable amount of time searching for the right tractor. My main focus was on 23 - 26 hp CUTs. JD 2320, 2520, Kubota 2320 2620, and MF..."
"Very good value for the price...."
"This is a bare bones tractor as it is totally a gear machine. It has 9 forward speeds and 3 reverse. With four cylinder diesel supplied by Yannmar, it..."
"I had the 790 before this 990 is so much better stronger and faster..."
"Not as strong as it should be, could be because the loader is made in China or I was sold a lemon but its junk...."
"I would rate the JD990 as an excellent value for cost and power. The 40hp Yanmar engine has been reliable and is well matched to the weight and usage..."
"Plenty of power, great at moving rocks and boulders, great for field use...."