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Ford 2600 Tractor

The Ford 2600 is a two-wheel drive utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1975 to 1981. The Ford 2600 tractor is powered by Ford vertical 3-cylinder water cooled diesel engine with a maximum power of 36 Hp (26.2 kW), or Ford 3-cylinder gasoline engine with a max power of 35.5 Hp (26.5 kW).

The Ford 2600 was fitted with 2 transmission options: 6x2 unsynchronized gear transmission or Dual-Range transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears. Max. travel speed (forward/reverse): 17.4 mph (28 km/h) and 8.4 mph (13.5 km/h).

The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with a rated fluid flow of 8.5 gpm (32.1 lpm). The hydraulic system pressure is 173 bar (2500 psi). The tractor is equipped with 5.50x16 front tyres and 12.4x28 rear tyres. The wheelbase is 75.8" (1920 mm). The Ford 2600 is compatible with the following attachments: Ford 730 loader with lift capacity to full height of 2040 lbs (925 kg), and Ford 772A loader with lift capacity to full height of 2460 lbs (1115 kg).

Diesel Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type Vertical, 3-cylinder, water cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement, cu in (L) 158 (2.6)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.80 (97.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 36.5 (27.2)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2000
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 137 (102)
Torque Speed, rpm 1400
Compression 17.3:1
Firing Order 1-2-3
Air Cleaner Oil bath
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 13.0 (49.2)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 7.0 (6.6)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 11.0 (10.4)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Battery Rating, A/h 128
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 51

Gasoline Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type Vertical, 3-cylinder, water cooled gasoline
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement, cu in (L) 158 (2.6)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.80 (97.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 35.5 (26.5)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2000
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 136 (101)
Torque Speed, rpm 1350
Compression 7.75:1
Firing Order 1-2-3
Air Cleaner Dry type
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 13.0 (49.2)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 7.0 (6.6)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 11.0 (10.4)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Battery Rating, A/h 77
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 32

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Transmission / Live
PTO Horsepower (Diesel), hp (kW) 30.8 (22.9)
PTO Horsepower (Gasoline), hp (kW) 32.1 (23.9)
PTO Speed, rpm 540


Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Unsynchronized gear
Gearbox Type 6F/2R
Number of Forward Gears 6
Number of Reverse Gears 2
Clutch Type Dry disc
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 13.8 (13.1)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 17.4 (28.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 7.0 (11.3)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type Dual-Range
Gearbox Type 8F/2R
Number of Forward Gears 8
Number of Reverse Gears 2
Clutch Type Dry disc
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 13.8 (13.1)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 17.4 (28.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 8.4 (13.5)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front Steer
Steering System Manual (Std) / Power (Opt)
Service Brake Differential mechanical expanding shoe
Front Tire Size 5.50-16
Rear Tire Size 12.4-28
Front Tread, in (mm) 52-80 (1320-2030)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 52-76 (1320-1930)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 8.5 (32.1)
Steering Flow, gpm (Lpm) 4.3 (16.1)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 173 (2500)
Hydraulic System Capacity, gal (L) 6.2 (23.3)
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Top-link draft sensing
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 1975 (895)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 75.8 (1920)
Length, in (mm) 126.5 (3210)
Height (Hood), in (mm) 52.5 (1330)
Overall Width, in (mm) 52 (1320)
Ground Clearance (Front Axle), in (mm) 21.5 (540)
Ground Clearance (Rear Axle), in (mm) 12.6 (320)
Weight, lb (kg) 3615 (1640)

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