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Ford 1720 Tractor

The Ford 1720 is a Twenty series compact utility tractor. This model was manufactured by Shibaura built from 1987 to 2000. The Ford 1720 tractor is powered by 91.3 cubic inches (1.5 L) Shibaura N843 4-stroke three-cylinder indirect injection water-cooled diesel engine with a maximum power of 27.7 Hp (20.7 kW) at 2500 rev/min. The Ford 1720 is fitted with two types of transmission.

1st type: 12x4 unsynchronized gear transmission. 2nd type: mechanical shuttle transmission with 12 forward and 12 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 13.4 mph (21.6 kph), maximum reverse speed - 9.2 mph (14.8 kph).

The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with fluid flow rate of 7.8 gpm (29.5 lpm). The hydraulic pressure is 2130 psi (147 bar). The 4-wheel drive models are equipped with 7.00x14 or 25x8.5-14 front tires and 11.2x24 or 13.6-16 rear tires. The 5.00x15 or 23x8.5-12 front tires and 11.2x24 or 13.6-16 rear tires are used for tractors with 2-wheel drive. The wheelbase is 65 in (1650 mm). The Ford 1720 is compatible with a 78" front-mount blade, 63" front-mount snowblower, Ford 7108 front end loader with lift capacity to full height of 900 lbs (408 kg), and Ford 757B backhoe.

Engine
Engine Model Shibaura N843
Engine Type Water-cooled, 4-stroke, indirect injection diesel
Number of Cylinders 3, Vertical inline
Displacement, cu in (L) 91,3 (1,496)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3,32 (84,0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3,56 (90,0)
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) 27,7 (20,7)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 26.5 (19,8)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2500
Compression Ratio 22:1
Firing Order 1-2-3
Fuel System Indirect injection
Fuel Pump Type In-Line
Combustion Type Swirl chamber
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 8,5 (32,2)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 5,2 (4,9)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 5,9 (5,7)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Alternator Rating, Amps 40
Battery Rating, (V-A) 12-55

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Transmission / Live (Opt)
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 23.5 (17.5)
Rear PTO Speed, rpm 540

Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Unsynchronized gear
Gearbox Type 12F/4R
Number of Forward Gears 12
Number of Reverse Gears 4
Clutch Type Dry Disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 12.5 (20.1)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 8.7 (14.0)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type Mechanical shuttle
Gearbox Type 12F/12R
Number of Forward Gears 12
Number of Reverse Gears 12
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 27.0 (28.0)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 13.4 (21.6)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 9.2 (14.8)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front Steer
Steering System (2WD/4WD) Power
Service Brake Wet disc
Front Tire Size (2WD) 5.00-15
Front Tire Size (4WD) 7.00-14
Rear Tire Size 11.2-24
Front Tire Size (Turf, 2WD) 23x8.5-12
Front Tire Size (Turf, 4WD) 25x8.5-14
Rear Tire Size (Turf) 13.6-16
Front Tread (2WD), in (mm) 43.5-57.5 (1100-1460)
Front Tread (4WD), in (mm) 46 (1160)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 43.3-58.7 (1090-1490)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 7.8 (29.5)
Steering Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 2.8 (11.5)
Total Flow, gpm (Lpm) 10.6 (40.2)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 147 (2130)
Hydraulic System Capacity, gal (L) 7.1 (26.9)
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Draft control (Opt)
Standard Lift Capacity 24-in behind pin, lb (kg) 1744 (790)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 65 (1650)
Length, in (mm) 121.2 (3070)
Overall Width, in (mm) 55.2 (1400)
Height (ROPS), in (mm) 86 (2180)
Ground Clearance (2WD), in (mm) 11.8 (290)
Ground Clearance (4WD), in (mm) 11.2 (280)
Weight (2WD), lb (kg) 2490 (1130)
Weight (4WD), lb (kg) 2690 (1220)

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