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Ford 1500 Tractor

The Ford 1500 is a 2WD or 4WD compact utility tractor from Hundred compact series. This model was manufactured by Shibaura built between 1979 and 1982. The Ford 1500 tractor is equipped with a 69.2 cu.in (1.13 L) Shibaura LET862C two-cylinder liquid cooled diesel engine rated at 19.9 Hp (14.8 kW).

The transmission consists of a dual plate clutch and gearbox with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 11.6 mph (18.6 kph), maximum reverse speed - 8.1 mph (13 kph). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with rated fluid flow of 6.2 gal/min (23.5 l/min).

The hydraulic pressure is 127 bar (1850 psi). The 2-wheel drive models are equipped with 4.00x12 front tyres and 9.50x24 rear tyres. The 25x8.5-14 front tyres and 13.6-16 rear tyres fit 4-wheel drive tractors. The wheelbase is 60.2" (1520 mm) for 2WD models and 59.3" (1500 mm) for 4WD models.

The Ford 1500 is compatible with the following attachments: a 60" mid-mount mower deck, 60" front-mount snowblower, Ford 770 loader with lift capacity to full height of 700 lbs (317 kg), Ford 770A loader with lift capacity to max height of 600 lbs (272 kg), Ford 770B front end loader with lift capacity to maximum height of 800 lbs (362 kg), and Ford 757 backhoe with bucket digging force of 3000 lbs (1360 kg).

Engine
Engine Model Shibaura LET862C
Engine Type 2-cylinder, liquid cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 2
Displacement, cu in (L) 69.2 (1.134)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.35 (85.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.94 (100.0)
Aspiration Natural
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) 19.9 (14.8)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 19.5 (14.6)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2500
Low Idle Speed, rpm 750-850
High Idle Speed, rpm 2700
Compression 21:1
Firing Order 2-1
Air Cleaner Oil bath
Pre-Heating Glow plugs
Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.012 (0.30)
Valve Seat Angle, degrees 45
Injection Timing (Static BTDC), degrees 23-24
Injection Opening Pressure, MPa (psi) 118 (1705)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 5.8 (22.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 4.5 (4.3)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 5.6 (5.3)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 20

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Transmission
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 17.0 (12.7)
Rear PTO Speed, rpm 540
Rear PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 540/1955
Front PTO Optional

Transmission
Transmission Type Gear
Gearbox Type 12F/4R
Number of Forward Gears 12
Number of Reverse Gears 4
Clutch Type Dual Plate
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 21.0 (19.9)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 11.6 (18.6)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 8.1 (13.0)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front Steer
Steering System Manual
Service Brake Differential mechanical drum
Front Tire Size (2WD) 4.0-12
Front Tire Size (4WD) 6.0-14
Rear Tire Size 9.5-24
Front Tire Size (Turf) 25x8.5-14
Rear Tire Size (Turf) 13.6-16
Front Tread (2WD), in (mm) 41.3-43.3 (1040-1090)
Front Tread (4WD), in (mm) 39.8 (1010)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 41.3-47.3 (1040-1200)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 6.2 (23.5)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 127 (1850)
Hydraulic System Capacity, gal (L) 5.3 (20.1)
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 1430 (648)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase (2WD), in (mm) 60.2 (1520)
Wheelbase (4WD), in (mm) 59.3 (1500)
Length, in (mm) 110.2 (2790)
Overall Width, in (mm) 50.5 (1280)
Height (Exhaust), in (mm) 75.2 (1910)
Height (ROPS), in (mm) 84.3 (2140)
Ground Clearance (2WD), in (mm) 13.8 (350)
Ground Clearance (4WD), in (mm) 12.6 (320)
Weight (2WD), lb (kg) 2145 (970)
Weight (4WD), lb (kg) 2310 (1045)

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