Ford 6000

Ford 6000The Ford 6000 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by Ford in Highland Park, Michigan, USA from 1961 to 1964.

The Ford 6000 is equipped with one of two engines: a 4.0 L (242.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine or a 3.7 L (223.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine and a full powershift transmission with 10 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Ford disel engine. It is a 4.0 L, 3,960 cm2, (242.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 92.0 mm (3.62 in) of the cylinder bore and 99.0 mm (3.9 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.2:1.
  • Ford gasoline engine. It is a 3.7 L, 3,654 cm2, (223.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 92.0 mm (3.62 in) and the piston stroke is 91.0 mm (3.58 in). The compression ratio rating is 8.4:1.

The Ford 6000 is equipped with power assist steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, an open operator station, and 98.4 liters (26 US gal.; 21.6 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Ford 6000 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Ford 6000
Length 3,780 mm (148.8 in)
Width
Height (hood) 1,720 mm (67.7 in)
Wheel base 2,410 mm (94.9 in)
Weight (shipping) 2,950 kg (6,504 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 98.4 liters (26 US gal.; 21.6 Imp. gal)
Battery
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Ford
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.0 L, 3,960 cm2, (242.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 92.0 mm X 99.0 mm (3.62 in X 3.9 in)
Compression ratio 16.2:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 4.7 L (5 US. qt, 4.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 19.9 L (21 US. qt, 17.5 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model Ford
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 3.7 L, 3,654 cm2, (223.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 92.0 mm X 91.0 mm (3.62 in X 3.58 in)
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 19.9 L (21 US. qt, 17.5 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Power assist
Brakes Differential hydraulic wet disc
Transmission model Ford Select-O-Speed
Transmission type Full power shift
Gears 10 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 29.3 kmh (18.2 mph) Reverse: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2.8 L (0.7 US. gal, 0.6 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00×16, 6.50×16, 9.00×10
Rear tires Ag: 13.6×38, 15.5×38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Closed center
Hydraulic capacity 13.2 L (3.5 US. gal, 2.9 Imp. gal.)
Pressure 1900 psi (131 bar)
Pump flow 4.5 gpm (17 lpm)