AugerTorque 8000MAX Backhoe Auger Drive Unit


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$4,034.00 +GST

Select Double Pin Hitch

Manufactured at time of order. We’ll email you a hitch dimensions form to fill out

Select Double Pin Cradle Hitch

The cradle hitch makes connecting and disconnecting the drive from the machine very easy for larger units, and when moving around the job-site the unit rests in the cradle and won’t sway side to side when driving.

To suit all Backhoes such as JCB, Caterpillar, Case, John Deere, Komatsu, New Holland and Kubota.

AugerTorque Auger Drive Unit

Heavy duty auger drive unit to suit Backhoes.  The AugerTorque Earth Drill 7000MAX – 15000MAX range is the perfect choice for backhoes and just like all our planetary drives in our line up they are over engineered and built to last. Uses 75mm Square Shaft AugerTorque S5 Augers with 1.57m Overall Length and 8mm Flight Thickness.

Earth Drills - 8000MAX


2.2m hydraulic hoses & flat face couplers. Let us know your backhoe hitch dimensions at time of order and hitch will be supplied to suit.


  • 75mm square shaft
  • Full range of shafts available upon request
  • Extreme duty shaft locking system
  • Non-Dislodgement Shaft – single piece drive shaft assembled top down and locked into the Earth Drill housing. This design guarantees that the shaft will never fall out, making for a safer work environment, not only for the operator but also any surrounding workers
  • Torque is amplified by using the unique Auger Torque planetary gearbox
  • High quality hoses and couplers are standard with this series of Earth Drills, type and size need to be specified at the time of purchase
  • All Earth Drills are covered by Auger Torque’s industry leading warranty
  • 6 Year Gear Box Warranty & 3 Year Motor Warranty




Note: it is the customer’s responsibility to ensure hoses supplied are the correct length to suit their machine.  Flat face couplers supplied as standard

AugerTorque 8000MAX Backhoe Auger Drive Unit – Attachment Specifications

Oil Pressure Range: 80 – 240 Bar
Torque Range: 2717 – 8152 Nm
Oil Flow Range: 70 – 150 lpm
Speed Range: 33 – 70 rpm
Hub Options: 75mm Square
Height: 780 mm
Width: 269 mm
Unit Weight (no frame / hitch): 116 kg
Package Weight (hitch): 168 kg
Package Weight (slide frame): 176 kg
Dimensions on Pallet (with 300 and 450mm Auger and Slide Frame): 150cm (L) x 110cm (W) x 60cm (H) 290 kg
Dimensions on Pallet (with 300 and 450mm Auger and Hitch): 150cm (L) x 110cm (W) x 60cm (H) 282 kg
Hitch Options: Single Pin Hitch, Double Pin Hitch, Cradle Hitch
Auger Range: S5
Rec. Drilling Diameter Range: 150 – 1200 mm