Allis Chalmers 185

Allis Chalmers 185The Allis Chalmers 185 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by the Allis Chalmers from 1970 to 1981. The Allis Chalmers 185 is equipped with 4.9 L diesel engine and partial power shift transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Allis Chalmers 185 row-crop tractor used 4.9 L, 4,933 cm2, (301 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine with 98.0 mm (3.86 in) of cylinder bore and 108.0 mm (4.25 in) of piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.0:1.

The AC 185 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, differential mechanical band, and disc brakes, open operator station and 93 liters (24.6 US gal.; 20.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Allis Chalmers 185 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelAllis Chalmers 185
Length4,010 mm (157.9 in)
Width1,940 mm (76.4 in)
Height1,940 mm (76.4 in)
Wheel base2,510 mm (98.8 in)
Weight3,950 kg (8,708 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity93 liters (24.6 US gal.; 20.5 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station. Two-post ROPS and canopy (optional)
Engine modelAllis-Chalmers
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement4.9 L, 4,933 cm2, (301.03 cu·in)
Bore and stroke98.0 mm X 108.0 mm (3.86 in X 4.25 in)
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Oil capacity:10.5 L (11.1 US. qt, 9.24 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:16.0 L (16.91 US. qt, 14.08 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeHydrostatic power
BrakesDifferential mechanical band and disc
Transmission modelAllis-Chalmers Power Director
Transmission typePartial power shift
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 25.6 kmh (15.9 mph) Reverse: 25.8 (16 mph)
Transmission oil capacity7.4 L (7.82 US. qt, 6.51 Imp. qt.)
Front tiresAg: 7.50-16; 6.50-16; 7.50-20; 9.5L-15
Rear tiresAg: 16.9-28; 13.6-38; 15.5-38; 18.4-28; 18.4-30
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeContinuous
Rear PTO spped540; 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen
Hydraulic capacity24.6 L (25.99 US. qt, 21.64 Imp. qt.)
Total flow20 gpm (75.7 lpm)
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  1. I have a allis Chalmers 185 diesel. I had a hydraulic hose break and hydrolic oil leaked out. I put too much hydraulic oil back in. How do I drain some oil out to get it back in the limits on the oil dip stick ? Thanks You

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