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Case 480C Backhoe Loader

The Case 480C backhoe loader was manufactured between 1978 and 1979. The Case 480C is equipped with a J.I. Case G188D 4-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine. A 188 cubic inches engine has a cylinder bore of 3.81" (97 mm), piston stroke of 4.13" (105 mm), and rated power of 48 hp (35.6 kW).

The Dual Range Shuttle transmission includes a dry clutch with clutch disc diameter of 11" (280 mm), and synchronised shuttle shift gearbox with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears in high-low ranges. The maximum travel speed (forward and reverse): 20.3 mph (32.7 km/h) / 25 mph (40 km/h).

The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with a flow of 23.5 gpm (89 lpm). The hydraulic pressure is 150 bar (2200 psi). The Case 480C backhoe loader was equipped with 7.50x16 or 11Lx16 front tyres and 14.9x24 or 17.5Lx24 rear tyres. The wheelbase is 80" (2030 mm).

The front end loader has a lift capacity (at pin) of 3000 lbs (1360 kg) to full height of 127.8" (3240 mm), and boom breakout force of 5700 lbs (2585 kg). The bucket dump clearance is 102.8" (2610 mm) at maximum dump angle of 42 degrees. The rated cycle times are 3.7 seconds raising to full height, and 2.1 seconds maximum bucket dumping. The loader is equipped with 74" (1880 mm) and 80" (2025 mm) buckets.

The backhoe operational data includes a bucket digging force of 6383 lbs (2895 kg) using standard stick or 6192 lbs (2810 kg) using extendable stick, and dipper digging force of 4484 lbs (2035 kg) using standard stick or 3213 lbs (1455 kg) using extendable stick. The max digging depth is 144" (3650 mm) for standard backhoe, and a reach from swing pivot is 187.2" (4750 mm) at ground level. The backhoe can be fitted with 12", 16", 18", 24" and 36" buckets.

Engine Model J.I. Case G188D
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 4-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 4
Displacement, cu in (L) 188 (3.10)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.81 (97.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.13 (105.0)
Aspiration Natural
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 48.0 (35.6)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 1900
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lb) 183 (135)
Torque Speed, rpm 1350
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Firing Order 1-3-4-2
Fuel System Injection pump
Governor Mechanical flyweight
Lubricating System Type Positive pressure
Cooling System Type Pressurized
Air Cleaner Dry type
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 22.0 (83.3)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 7.0 (6.6)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 21.0 (19.9)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 35

Transmission Type Dual Range Shuttle
Gearbox Type 8F/8R, synchronised shuttle shift (Hi-Lo ranges)
Shuttle Type Standard, synchronised sliding gear
Number of Forward Gears 8
Number of Reverse Gears 8
Clutch Type Dry disc
Clutch Disc Diameter, in (mm) 11 (280)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.0 (1.9)
Maximum Forward Speed (Low Range), mph (kph) 12.9 (20.8)
Maximum Forward Speed (High Range), mph (kph) 20.3 (32.7)
Maximum Reverse Speed (Low Range), mph (kph) 16.0 (25.8)
Maximum Reverse Speed (High Range), mph (kph) 25.0 (40.0)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Hydrostatic power
Steering Cylinder 2, Double acting
Steering Cylinder Size, in (mm) 1.5x6.5 (38x165)
Brakes Type Hydraulic band and disc
Front Tire Size (Std) 7.50x16
Rear Tire Size (Std) 14.9x24
Front Tire Size (Opt) 11Lx16
Rear Tire Size (Opt) 17.5Lx24
Front Tread, in (mm) 59-62 (1490-1570)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 62-66 (1570-1670)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open Center
Hydraulic Pump Type Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 23.5 (89.0)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 150 (2200)
Hydraulic Fluid Capacity, gal (L) 11.5 (43.5)
Number of Standard Remote Valves 2/4

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 80 (2030)
Length (Tractor), in (mm) 126 (3200)
Length (Tractor with Loader), in (mm) 182.6 (4620)
Length (Tractor with Loader and Backhoe), in (mm) 265.6 (6720)
Height (Exhaust), in (mm) 105 (2660)
Height (Cab), in (mm) 102 (2590)
Overall Width, in (mm) 80.1 (2030)
Ground Clearance, in (mm) 10.8 (270)
Weight (w/o Attachments), lb (kg) 5340 (2420)
Weight (with Loader/3-Point Hitch), lb (kg) 6825 (3095)
Weight (with Loader/Backhoe), lb (kg) 9395 (4260)
Weight (with Loader/Extendahoe), lb (kg) 10755 (4880)

Front End Loader
Maximum Lift Height (to pin), in (mm) 127.8 (3240)
Clearance, Dumped Bucket, in (mm) 102.8 (2610)
Dump Reach, in (mm) 26.8 (680)
Dump Angle, deg 42
Reach at Ground, in (mm) 70.2 (1780)
Rollback Angle, deg 32
Breakout Force (at pin), lb (kg) 5700 (2585)
Lift to Full Height (at pin), lb (kg) 3000 (1360)
Lift Cylinder Size, in (mm) 2.5x31.4 (63x795)
Bucket Cylinder Size, in (mm) 2.5x29.5 (63x745)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 74 (1880)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 80 (2025)
Raising Time to Full Height, second 3.7
Bucket Dumping Time, second 2.1
Lowering Time, second 1.9

Max Digging Depth (Standard/Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 144 (3650)
Max Digging Depth (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 180 (4570)
Reach from Swing Pivot (Standard), in (mm) 187.2 (4750)
Reach from Swing Pivot (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 186 (4720)
Reach from Swing Pivot (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 221.2 (5610)
Loading Height (Standard), in (mm) 99.6 (2520)
Loading Height (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), in (mm) 91.6 (2320)
Loading Height (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), in (mm) 104 (2640)
Swing Arc, deg 180
Bucket Rotation, deg 157
Bucket Digging Force (Standard), lb (kg) 6383 (2895)
Bucket Digging Force (Extendahoe, Retracted/Extended), lb (kg) 6192 (2810)
Dipperstick Digging Force (Standard), lb (kg) 4484 (2035)
Dipperstick Digging Force (Extendahoe, Retracted Stick), lb (kg) 4458 (2020)
Dipperstick Digging Force (Extendahoe, Extended Stick), lb (kg) 3213 (1455)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 12 (305)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 16 (405)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 18 (455)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 24 (605)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 30 (760)
Bucket Width, in (mm) 36 (910)
Boom Cylinder Size, in (mm) 4x37.9 (101x960)
Dipper Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3.5x33.1 (88x840)
Bucket Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3x26.5 (76x670)
Swing Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3.5x11 (88x280)
Stabilizer Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3x16.4 (76x415)
Dipper Extension Cylinder Size, in (mm) 3x36.4 (76x925)



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