Out of the brochure,
(On CTS machines)Improved material handling, including new slope divider, two speed over-speed beater drive, fine cut chopper.
Oil cooler for feederhouse reverser gearcase.
Multi socket power strip in cab.
Rubber tracks fully available in '97
250 rpm increase on cleaning fan.
new 'fat' chaffer extention fingers to prevent grain leakage into the fan.
New clamp for easier removal of dual wheels.
Plus a couple items to do with corn fronts
Except for the first item, it looks like those improvements would be on all '97 9000 series machines