Ford 6000 Tests


Ford 6000 tractor photo
1961 - 1964
Row-Crop tractor
Series:5000 Diesel6000
Commander 6000
Nebraska Tractor Test 783
6000 fuel use from test 783
Nebraska Tractor Test 783
Diesel 10-speed 2WD
March 25 - April 4, 1961
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 783 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed:66.2 hp
49.4 kW
Fuel use:5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed:65.35 hp
48.7 kW
Fuel use:5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:59.2 hp
44.1 kW
Fuel use:5.4 gal/hour
20.4 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull:7,245 lbs
3286 kg
Gear 4 used for pull test.
Nebraska Tractor Test 784
6000 fuel use from test 784
Nebraska Tractor Test 784
Gasoline 10-speed 2WD
April 1 - 8, 1961
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 784 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed:66.9 hp
49.9 kW
Fuel use:6.5 gal/hour
24.6 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed:63.12 hp
47.1 kW
Fuel use:6.1 gal/hour
23.1 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:59.3 hp
44.2 kW
Fuel use:6.5 gal/hour
24.6 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull:2,561 lbs
1161 kg
Gear 4 used for pull test.
Nebraska Tractor Test 842
6000 fuel use from test 842
Nebraska Tractor Test 842
Gasoline 10-speed 2WD
June 17 - July 3, 1963
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 842 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed:62.25 hp
46.4 kW
Fuel use:5.9 gal/hour
22.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed:49.35 hp
36.8 kW
Fuel use:4.6 gal/hour
17.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:53.6 hp
40.0 kW
Fuel use:6.7 gal/hour
25.4 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull:7,326 lbs
3323 kg
Gear 4 used for pull test.
Nebraska Tractor Test 843
6000 fuel use from test 843
Nebraska Tractor Test 843
Diesel 10-speed 2WD
June 17 - July 2, 1963
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 843 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed:62.72 hp
46.8 kW
Fuel use:4.7 gal/hour
17.8 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed:51.84 hp
38.7 kW
Fuel use:3.7 gal/hour
14.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power:52.7 hp
39.3 kW
Fuel use:4.6 gal/hour
17.4 l/hour
Gear 6 used for power test.
Max pull:7,225 lbs
3277 kg
Gear 4 used for pull test.
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