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Ford 3600 Tractor

The Ford 3600 is a 4x2 (2WD) utility tractor. This model was manufactured between 1975 and 1981.

The components of Ford 3600 tractor driveline system: Ford 3-cylinder water cooled diesel engine with a maximum power of 48 hp (35.8 kW) or Ford 3-cylinder gasoline engine with a rated power of 44 hp (32.8 kW), and 6-speed range unsynchronized gear transmission or Dual-range transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

Max. travel speed (forward/reverse): 17.4 mph (28.0 km/h) and 8.4 mph (13.5 km/h). The closed center hydraulic system used a piston pump with flow rate of 8.5 gallons per minute (32.1 liters per minute). The hydraulic pressure is 2100 psi (145 bar). The Ford 3600 was equipped with 6.00x16 front tires and 12.4x28 rear tires. The wheelbase is 75.8 inches (1920 mm).

Compatible attachments for the 3600 tractor: Ford 730 front end loader with a lift capacity to full height of 2040 lbs (925 kg), and Ford 772A front end loader with a breakout force of 3800 lbs (1723 kg).

Diesel Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type Vertical, 3-cylinder, water cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement, cu in (L) 175 (2.9)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) 48.0 (35.8)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 45.0 (33.6)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2000
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 183 (135)
Torque Speed, rpm 1400
Compression 16.3:1
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 32

Gasoline Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type Vertical, 3-cylinder, water cooled gasoline
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement, cu in (L) 175 (2.9)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.20 (107.0)
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) 46.0 (34.3)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 44.0 (32.8)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2000
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 183 (135)
Torque Speed, rpm 1100
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) 37.7 (28.1)
PTO Horsepower (Gasoline), hp (kW) 37.9 (28.3)
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 Power
Service Brake Differential mechanical expanding shoe
Front Tire Size 6.0-16
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) 145 (2100)
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) 1940 (880)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 75.8 (1920)
Length, in (mm) 127 (3220)
Height (Hood), in (mm) 54 (1370)
Overall Width, in (mm) 64 (1620)
Ground Clearance (Front Axle), in (mm) 21.5 (540)
Ground Clearance (Rear Axle), in (mm) 13.3 (330)
Weight (Shipping), lb (kg) 3846 (1740)
Weight (Ballasted), lb (kg) 6900 (3130)

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