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Ford 6000 Commander

The Ford 6000 Commander is a 2WD (4x2) row-crop tractor. This model was manufactured from 1965 to 1967.

The Ford Commander 6000 driveline system components: a 241.7 cubic inches (4 L) Ford 4-cycle 6-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine or 223 cubic inches (3.7 L) 6-cylinder liquid-cooled gasoline engine, and Ford Select-O-Speed full powershift transmission with 10 forward and 2 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 19.9 mph (32 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 4.9 mph (7.9 km/h).

The closed center hydraulic system used a gear pump with rated fluid flow of 4.5 gal/min (17 l/min). The main relief pressure is 131 bar (1900 psi). The Ford 6000 Commander was equipped with a power assist steering system, differential hydraulic wet disc brakes, 6.00x16 or 6.50x16 front tires, and 13.6x38 or 15.5x38 rear tires. The wheelbase is 95.5 in (2415 mm).

Diesel Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type 4-Cycle 6-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 6
Displacement, cu in (L) 241.7 (4.00)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.62 (92.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.90 (99.0)
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 73.0 (54.1)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2400
Compression 16.2:1
Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Fuel System Injection pump
Air Cleaner Oil bath
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 26.0 (98.5)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 5.0 (4.7)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 21.0 (19.9)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12

Gasoline Engine
Engine Model Ford
Engine Type 4-Cycle 6-cylinder liquid-cooled gasoline
Number of Cylinders 6
Displacement, cu in (L) 223 (3.70)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.62 (92.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.60 (91.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 73.0 (54.1)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2400
Compression 8.4:1
Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Fuel System Carburetor
Air Cleaner Oil bath
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.025 (0.63)
Point Gap, in (mm) 0.030 (0.76)
Valve Clearance, in (mm) 0.015 (0.38)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 26.0 (98.5)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 5.0 (4.7)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 21.0 (19.9)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 67.0 (49.9)
PTO Speed, rpm 540/1000
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 540/1730
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 540/2225


Transmission
Transmission Type Ford Select-O-Speed
Gearbox Type 10F/2R, full powershift
Number of Forward Gears 10
Number of Reverse Gears 2
Clutch Type Dry disc
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 3.0 (2.8)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 19.9 (32.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 4.9 (7.9)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Power assist
Brakes Type Differential hydraulic wet disc
Front Tire Size (Std) 6.00x16
Rear Tire Size (Std) 13.6x38
Front Tire Size (Opt) 6.50x16
Rear Tire Size (Opt) 15.5x38
Front Tread, in (mm) 8.3-16.3 (210-410)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 56-90 (1420-2280)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Closed center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 4.5 (17.0)
Hydraulic Pressure, bar (psi) 131 (1900)
Oil Capacity, gal (L) 3.5 (13.2)
3-Point Hitch Category 2
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Position and draft control

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 95.5 (2415)
Length, in (mm) 149 (3780)
Ground Clearance, in (mm) 22 (555)
Turning Radius (with Brake), in (mm) 109 (2750)
Turning Radius (w/o Brake), in (mm) 131 (3310)
Weight (Shipping), lb (kg) 6710 (3050)
Weight (Operating), lb (kg) 7130 (3235)
Weight (Ballasted), lb (kg) 9585 (4345)

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