Ford 555

Ford 555The Ford 555 is a 2WD backhoe loader tractor manufactured by Ford from 1978 to 1984. The Ford 555 is equipped with a 3.3 L (201.0 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a transmission with 6 forward and 4 reverse gears or a torque converter transmission with 4 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The Ford 555 backhoe loader tractor used the Ford engine. It is a 3.3 L, 3,294 cm2, (201.0 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 112.0 mm (4.41 in) of the cylinder bore and 112.0 mm (4.41 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.3:1. This engine produced 57.8 PS (42.5 kW; 57.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of output power and 217.0 N·m (22.1 kg·m, 159.9 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm of torque.

The Ford 555 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, differential mechanical wet disc brakes, four-post ROPS or cab (optional), and 90.8 liters (24 US gal.; 20 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Ford 555 backhoe loader tractor:

  • Ford loader
  • Ford 765 15ft backhoe
  • Ford 15ft Extendible backhoe

Ford 555 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Ford 555
Length Loader: 4,570 mm (179.9 in)
Loader and backhoe: 7,010 mm (276 in)
Width 2,050 mm (80.7 in)
Height ROPS: 2,690 mm (105.9 in)
Cab: 2,760 mm (108.7 in)
Wheel base 2,030 mm (79.9 in)
Ground clearance 300 mm (11.8 in)
Weight Loader: 2,720 kg (5,997 lbs)
Loader and backhoe: 6,240 kg (13,757 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 90.8 liters (24 US gal.; 20 Imp. gal)
Battery 12
Cabin type Four-post ROPS or Cab (optional)
Engine
Engine model Ford
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.3 L, 3,294 cm2, (201.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 112.0 mm X 112.0 mm (4.41 in X 4.41 in)
Compression ratio 16.3:1
Horsepower 57.8 PS (42.5 kW; 57.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Torque 217.0 N·m (22.1 kg·m, 159.9 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 6.6 L (7 US. qt, 5.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 14.5 L (15.3 US. qt, 12.8 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Differential mechanical wet disc
Transmission model Manual-reversing
Transmission type
Gears 6 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 31.7 kmh (19.7 mph) Reverse: 28.5 (17.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 12.0 L (3.2 US. gal, 2.6 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model
Transmission type Torque converter
Gears 4 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 32.5 kmh (20.2 mph) Reverse: 32.5 (20.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 18.0 L (4.8 US. gal, 4 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-24
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity Loader: 49.2 L (13 US. gal, 10.8 Imp. gal.)
Backhoe: 79.5 L (21 US. gal, 17.5 Imp. gal.)
Pressure 2150 psi (148.2 bar)
Pump flow 27.0 gpm (102.2 lpm)
Steering flow 5.9 gpm (22.3 lpm)