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Ford 740

Ford 740 tractor photo
1954 - 1957   700 Series
Row-Crop tractor
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Production:

Manufacturer:Ford
Factory:Highland Park, Michigan, USA
Original price (USD):$2,671 (1954)
 

Variants:

640:utility chassis
 

Ford 740 Engines:

   Ford 2.2L 4-cyl gasoline
   Ford 2.2L 4-cyl LP gas
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Capacity:

Hydraulic system:2.25 gal [8.5 L]
 

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:I
Rear lift:1,250 lbs [567 kg]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:transmission (non-live)
Rear RPM:540
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:85.3 inches [216 cm]
Weight:3079 to 4487 pounds
Front tire:6x16
Rear tire:11x28
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740 Serial Numbers:

Location:On the left-hand side of the transmission housing behind the starter.
photo of 740 serial number

1954: 1
1955: 10615
1956: 77271
1957: 116368

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Ford 740 Power:

Belt (claimed):30 hp [22.4 kW]
Plows:2 (14-inch)
Drawbar (tested):28.32 hp [21.1 kW]
Belt (tested):31.62 hp [23.6 kW]
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Mechanical:

Chassis:4x2 2WD
Brakes:differential mechanical internal expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.
 

Hydraulics:

Capacity:2.25 gal [8.5 L]
 

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:9 inches [22 cm]
Width:6.5 inches [16 cm]
RPM:1,366
Speed:3,218 ft/min [980.85 meters/min]
 

Electrical:

Ground:positive
Charging system:generator
Charging amps:20
 

Battery:

Number:1
Volts:6
 

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