Ford 1720

Ford 1720The Ford 1720 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 2000. The Ford 1720 is equipped with a 1.5 L three-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: gear type transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears or mechanical shuttle transmission with 12 forward and 12 reverse gears.

The Ford 1720 compact utility tractor used the Shibaura N843 engine. It is a 1.5 L, 1,496 cm2, (91.3 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 84.0 mm (3.31 in) of the cylinder bore and 90.0 mm (3.54 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 22.5:1. This engine produced 28.2 PS (20.7 kW; 27.8 HP) at 2,500 rpm of net output power.

The Ford 1720 is equipped with power steering, wet disc brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS and 32.0 liters (8.5 US gal.; 7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Ford 1720 compact utility tractor:

  • 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 1720 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Ford 1720
Length 3,070 mm (120.9 in)
Width 1,400 mm (55.1 in)
Height (ROPS) 2,180 mm (85.8 in)
Wheel base 1,650 mm (65 in)
Weight (shipping) 2WD: 1,130 kg (2,490 lbs)
4WD: 1,220 kg (2,690 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 32.0 liters (8.5 US gal.; 7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine
Engine model Shibaura N843
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.5 L, 1,496 cm2, (91.3 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 84.0 mm X 90.0 mm (3.31 in X 3.54 in)
Compression ratio 22.5:1
Horsepower 28.2 PS (20.7 kW; 27.8 HP) at 2,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Injection timing 22-23° BTDC
Injector opening pressure 2,150 psi (14,825 kPa)
Oil capacity: 4.5 L (4.8 US. qt, 4 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 5.6 L (5.9 US. qt, 4.9 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 27.0 L (7.1 US gal, 5.9 Imp. gal)
Front wheel drive axle 5.0 L (5.3 US qt, 4.4 Imp qt)
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type
Gears 12 forward and 4 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Mechanical shuttle
Gears 12 forward and reverse
Tires
Front tires Ag: 5.00-15 (2WD), 7-14 (4WD)
Rear tires Ag: 11.2-24
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type
Lift capacity (at 610 mm/24 in) 790 kg (1,740 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Transmission or live (option)
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Pump flow 7.8 gpm (29.5 lpm)
Steering flow 2.8 gpm (10.6 lpm)
Total flow 10.6 gpm (40.1 lpm)