Ford 1510

Ford 1510The Ford 1510 is a two-wheel (2WD) or optional four-wheel (4WD) compact utility tractor from the Ten compact series, manufactured by Japanese company Shibaura for Ford brand from 1983 to 1986. The Ford 1510 tractor is equipped with three-cylinders Shibaura K773 diesel engine with 1.1 L, 1,117 cc (68.2 cu-in) of displacement and gear shift transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The Ford 1510 tractor used a three-cylinder naturally-aspirated liquid-cooled diesel engine Shibaura K773, with 77.0 mm (3.03 in) of the cylinder bore and 80.0 mm (3.15 in) of the piston stroke. Compression ratio rating is 23.0:1. It produced 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22.0 HP) of gross horsepower and 20 PS (14.7 kW; 19.7 HP) of PTO shaft horsepower. The engine used dry air cleaner and pre-heating glow plugs.

The Ford 1510 utility tractor is equipped with gear shift transmission with 12 forward (1.2-20.1 km/h, 0.8-12.5 mph) and 4 reverse (1.4-14.0 km/h, 0.9-8.7 mph) gears. The tractor used manual steering (power steering was available as an option) and differential mechanical drum brakes.

The 1510 tractor can use the following attachments:

  • Mid-mount Ford 915 mower deck with 3-blades (cutting width: 1,520 mm (60 in.)
  • Rear-mount Ford 715 snow blower with hydraulic lift (clearing width: 1,520 mm (60 in.)
  • Rear-mount Ford 715 snow blower (clearing width: 1,600 mm (63 in.)
  • Front-end loader Ford 770A/B
  • Backhoe Ford 757A
  • Backhoe Ford 785A

The Ford 1510 used a rollover protection structure (ROPS) for operators. The tractor has rear PTO shaft with 540 rpm, front PTO was available as an option.

Ford 1510 specifications

General Specifications
ModelFord 1510
Length2,830 mm (111.6 in.)
Width 2WD: 1,270 mm (50.3 in.)
4WD: 1,280 mm (50.5 in.)
Height2,180 mm (85.9 in.) with ROPS
Wheelbase1,600 mm (63.0 in.)
Ground clearance 2WD: 330 mm (13 in.)
4WD: 280 mm (11.2 in.)
Weight1,040 kg (2,293 lb.) operating
Fuel tank capacity26.6 L (7.0 US gal.)
Battery12V 72A
Engine modelShibaura K773
Number of Cylinders3
Firing order1-2-3
Displacement1.1 L, 1,117 cc (68.2
Bore x stroke77.0 x 80.0 mm (3..3 x 3.15 in)
Power output Gross: 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22.0 HP)
PTO: 20.0 PS (14.7 kW; 19.7 HP)
Starter typeElectric starter
Oil type
Governed Speeds Low Idle: 750-850 rpm;
High Idle: 3,000-3,050 rpm; (no load)
Rated: 2,800 rpm (full load)
Oil capacity4.0 L (4.2 U.S. qt)
Coolant capacity3.0 L (3.2 U.S. qt)
Injection Timing, B.T.D.C.22°
Injector opening pressure11,760 kPa (1,705 psi)
Valve clearance Intake: 0.20 mm (0.008 in.)
Exhaust: 0.20 mm (0.008 in.)
Tires size
Front tires Ag (2WD): 4.00-15
Ag (4WD): 6.00-14
Lawn/turf (2WD): 25×8.50-12
Lawn/turf (4WD): 25×8.50-14
Rear tires Ag: 9.5-24
Lawn/turf: 13.6×16
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD (opton)
SteeringManual or Power (option)
Transmission typeGear shift
Gears12 forward and 4 reverse
Ground speed Forward: up to 20.1 km/h (12.5 mph)
Reverse: up to 14.0 km/h (8.7 mph)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
PTO Type: Rear, transmission or live (option)
Front (option)
PTO Speed: Rear: 540 rpm
Hydraulic lift
3-point linkage:Category I
Control system:
No. of remote valves:
Max lifting capacity (at link end):649 kg (1,432 lb.)
Hydraulic system
TypeOpen center
Total flow
Oil capacity (Transmission, Rear Axle and Hydraulic System)18.0 L (19.0 US. qt.)
Front axle differential case2.4 L (2.5 U.S. qt.)
Front axle reduction case (Each)0.22 L (0.23 U.S. qt.)
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  1. i need some help i have a 1510 ford tractor and no one knows what size brake shoe fits its 6 or 9 mil

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