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
ModelFord 555
Length Loader: 4,570 mm (179.9 in)
Loader and backhoe: 7,010 mm (276 in)
Width2,050 mm (80.7 in)
Height ROPS: 2,690 mm (105.9 in)
Cab: 2,760 mm (108.7 in)
Wheel base2,030 mm (79.9 in)
Ground clearance300 mm (11.8 in)
Weight Loader: 2,720 kg (5,997 lbs)
Loader and backhoe: 6,240 kg (13,757 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity90.8 liters (24 US gal.; 20 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeFour-post ROPS or Cab (optional)
Engine modelFord
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement3.3 L, 3,294 cm2, (201.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke112.0 mm X 112.0 mm (4.41 in X 4.41 in)
Compression ratio16.3:1
Horsepower57.8 PS (42.5 kW; 57.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Torque217.0 N·m (22.1 kg·m, 159.9 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm
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
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeHydrostatic power
BrakesDifferential mechanical wet disc
Transmission modelManual-reversing
Transmission type
Gears6 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 31.7 kmh (19.7 mph) Reverse: 28.5 (17.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity12.0 L (3.2 US. gal, 2.6 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model
Transmission typeTorque converter
Gears4 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 32.5 kmh (20.2 mph) Reverse: 32.5 (20.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity18.0 L (4.8 US. gal, 4 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-24
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen 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.)
Pressure2150 psi (148.2 bar)
Pump flow27.0 gpm (102.2 lpm)
Steering flow5.9 gpm (22.3 lpm)
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