Ford 8000

Ford 8000The Ford 8000 is a 2WD row-crop tractor manufactured by Ford in Highland Park, Michigan, USA from 1968 to 1972. The Ford 8000 is equipped with a 6.6 L (401.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a gear type transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears or a two-speed power shift transmission with 16 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The Ford 8000 row-crop tractor used the Ford engine. It is a 6.6 L, 6,571 cm2, (401.0 cu·in) six-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 16.5:1. This engine produced 117.1 PS (86.1 kW; 115.5 HP) at 2,300 rpm of output power.

The Ford 8000 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, an open operator station or cab (optional) and 162.8 liters (43 US gal.; 35.8 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Ford 8000 row-crop tractor:

  • Ford 773 loader
  • Ford 774 loader

Ford 8000 Specifications

General Specifications
ModelFord 8000
Length Row-crop: 3,930 mm (154.7 in)
Dual purpose: 3,760 mm (148 in)
Width2,150 mm (84.6 in)
Height (hood) Row-crop: 1,850 mm (72.8 in)
Dual purpose: 1,870 mm (73.6 in)
Wheelbase Row-crop: 2,740 mm (107.9 in)
All purpose: 2,320 mm (91.3 in)
Ground clearance (front axle) Row-crop: 600 mm (23.6 in)
All purpose: 640 mm (25.2 in)
Weight (operating)4,525 kg (9,976 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity162.8 liters (43 US gal.; 35.8 Imp. gal)
Battery12V, 128Ah
Cabin typeOpen operator station or cab (optional)
Engine modelFord
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement6.6 L, 6,571 cm2, (401.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke112.0 mm X 112.0 mm (4.41 in X 4.41 in)
Compression ratio16.5:1
Horsepower117.1 PS (86.1 kW; 115.5 HP) at 2,300 rpm
Torque384.4 N·m (39.2 kg·m, 283.3 ft·lb) at 1,400 rpm
Oil capacity:11.4 L (12 US. qt, 10 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity:17.0 L (18 US. qt, 15 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typePower
BrakesDifferential hydraulic wet disc
Differential lockHydraulic
Transmission modelDual Range
Transmission typeGear type
Gears8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 12.2 kmh (7.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity11.4 L (3 US. gal, 2.5 Imp. gal.)
Transmission modelDual Power
Transmission typeTwo-speed power shift
Gears16 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 27.8 kmh (17.3 mph) Reverse: 12.2 kmh (7.6 mph)
Transmission oil capacity11.4 L (3 US. gal, 2.5 Imp. gal.)
Front tires Ag: 7.50-18 (all purpose), 7.50-16 (row crop)
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-34 (all purpose), 16.9-34 (row crop)
Three-Point Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeIndependent
Rear PTO speed540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic typeOpen center
Hydraulic capacity37.9 L (10 US. gal, 8.3 Imp. gal.)
Pressure2500 psi (172.4 bar)
Pump flow12.0 gpm (45.4 lpm)
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