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Ford 6000

Ford 6000 tractor photo
1961 - 1964
Row-Crop tractor
Next model:Ford Commander 6000
Series back:Ford 5000 Diesel

The Ford 6000 featured an economy PTO option which provided full 540 or 1000 rpms at a lower engine speed (1,730 rpm). The 6000 was recalled by Ford due to a number of problems. The 6000 was originally red, but the rebuilt tractors were blue starting in 1963.


Factory:Highland Park, Michigan, USA
Original price (USD)
   $4,900 (1967 )

Ford 6000 Engines:

   Ford 4.0L 6-cyl diesel
   Ford 3.7L 6-cyl gasoline
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Fuel:26 gal [98.4 L]
Hydraulic system:3.5 gal [13.2 L]
Rear axle:3 qts [2.8 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:II

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540/1000

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:95 inches [241 cm]
Weight:6500 to 7405 pounds
Front tire:6.00x16
Rear tire:13.6x38
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6000 Serial Numbers:

1962: 1001
1963: 11948
1964: 38931

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Ford 6000 Power:

Drawbar (tested):59.3 hp [44.2 kW]
PTO (tested):66.9 hp [49.9 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:power assist
Brakes:differential hydraulic wet disc
Cab:Open operator station.


Type:closed center*The Ford 6000 "Power-Stor" hydraulics used a high-pressure accumulator and hydraulic function is still live even with the tractor off.
Capacity:3.5 gal [13.2 L]
Pressure:1900 psi [131.0 bar]
Pump flow:4.5 gpm [17.0 lpm]



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