Ford 1520

Ford 1520The Ford 1520 is a 2WD or 4WD compact utility tractor from the Twenty Compact series. This tractor was manufactured by Shibaura for Ford in Japan from 1987 to 1995. The Ford 1520 is equipped with a 1.3 L three-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: gear type transmission with 9 forward and 3 reverse gears or hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse.

The Ford 1520 compact utility tractor used the Shibaura J843 engine. It is a 1.3 L, 1330 cm2, (81.2 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 84.0 mm (3.31 in) of the cylinder bore and 80.0 mm (3.15 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 22.0:1. This engine produced 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22.0 HP) of net output power.

The Ford 1520 is equipped with power steering, wet disc brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS and 27.0 liters (7.1 US gal.; 5.9 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Ford 1520 compact utility tractor:

  • Mid-mount Ford 914: 60 in (1,520 mm) mower deck
  • Front-mount Ford 702C: 78 in (1,980 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Ford 715A: 63 in (1,600 mm) snowblower
  • Ford 7108 loader
  • Ford 757B backhoe

Ford 1520 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Ford 1520
Length 2,850 mm (112.2 in)
Width 1,220 mm (48 in)
Height 2,140 mm (84.3 in)
Wheel base 1,600 mm (63 in)
Weight 2WD: 980 kg (2,160 lbs)
4WD: 1,030 kg (2,280 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 27.0 liters (7.1 US gal.; 5.9 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine
Engine model Shibaura J843
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.3 L, 1,330 cm2, (81.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 84.0 mm X 80.0 mm (3.31 in X 3.15 in)
Compression ratio 22.0:1
Horsepower 22.3 PS (16.4 kW; 22.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Injection timing 20-21° BTDC
Injector opening pressure 1,705 psi (11,760 kPa)
Oil capacity: 4.5 L (4.8 US. qt, 4.0 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: Gear transmission: 4.0 L (4.2 US. qt, 3.5 Imp. qt.)
Hydro transmission: 5.0 L (5.3 US. qt, 4.4 Imp. qt.)
Intake/Exhaust valve clearance 0.20 mm (0.008 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Wet disc
Power steering system capacity 1.8 L (1.9 US qts, 1.6 Imp qts)
Rear axle and transmission 22.0 L (23.2 US qts, 19.4 Imp qts)
Front wheel drive axle 2.8 L (3.0 US qts, 2.5 Imp qts)
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type
Gears 9 forward and 3 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite (3-range) forward and reverse
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.00-15 (2WD), 6-14 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 9.5-24
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends) 877 kg (1934 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Middle PTO type Optional
Middle PTO speed 2,000 rpm
Rear PTO type Transmission or live (option)
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 22.0 L (23.2 US. qt, 19.4 Imp. qt.)
Pressure 2133 psi (147.1 bar)
Valves 1
Pump flow 6.4 gpm (24.2 lpm)
Steering flow 2.8 gpm (10.6 lpm)
Total flow 9.2 gpm (34.8 lpm)