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This manual applies to the following models: 6600 / Ford Motor Company
Ford 6600 Standard - 1975-1978
Ford 6600 Deluxe - 1976-1979
Ford 6600 Dual Power - 1977-1980
Ford 6600 4WD - 1978-1981
Ford 6600 ROPS (Rollover Protection System) variant - 1979-1982
Ford 6600 Turbocharged - 1980-1983
Engine specs: diesel, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 256 ci, 4.2 L, 4.4094x4.2126 inches, 112 x 107 mm, 75.5 hp, 56.3 kW, 16.3:1, 200 lb-ft, 271.2 Nm.
Engine specs: diesel, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 267.9 ci, 4.4 L, 4.4094x4.4094 inches, 112 x 112 mm.
Engine specs: gasoline, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 256 ci, 4.2 L, 4.4x4.2 inches, 112 x 107 mm, 7.75:1.
Production year(s): 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
Manual Language: English
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Step into the world of classic farming machinery with the Ford 6600 tractor. Renowned for its durability and workhorse capabilities, this model has been a favorite for many farmers and enthusiasts alike. Whether you're seeking detailed engine specifications or on the lookout for the original parts catalog, we've got it all covered here for you.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The Ford 6600 boasts a 4-cylinder diesel engine.
• It provides a robust 75 horsepower, suitable for most farming needs.
• The engine has a displacement of 256 cubic inches.
• Direct-injection is a key feature of this model.
• It operates on a liquid-cooling system.
• The bore and stroke dimensions are 4.4 x 4.4 inches.
• The Ford 6600 has a compression ratio of 16.5:1.
• Its rated RPM is 2200.
• The tractor possesses a dual dry disc clutch.
• It has a fuel tank capacity of 19.2 gallons.
• The oil capacity stands at 8 quarts.
• Its gear-driven oil pump ensures efficient lubrication.
• The engine relies on a 12V electrical system.
• The starter voltage for the tractor is 12V.
• The battery comes with 96 amps per hour rating.
• With 45-amp alternator, the battery recharges efficiently.
• The air cleaner is oil bath type, filtering out impurities efficiently.
• A natural aspiration system ensures the engine breathes optimally.
• It comes equipped with a muffler to minimize noise pollution.
• The Ford 6600 has a dual power feature, providing an extra power boost when needed.
• Its durable construction ensures less wear and tear on the engine.
• The machine uses a manual steering system.
• With a rear PTO (power take-off), it can handle various attachments.
• The PTO comes with a rating of 540 RPM.
• The tractor's engine uses a glow plug starting aid system.
• It possesses a differential hydraulic wet disc brake system.
• The tractor features a dual element air filter.
• With a weight of around 6,800 lbs, the tractor is stable for most tasks.
• It supports a front tire size of 7.50-16 and a rear tire size of 18.4-34.
• Its engine rotation is clockwise, as viewed from the front.
Key Features & Details:
- Sturdy and reliable 4-cylinder diesel engine.
- Comfortable operator station with intuitive controls.
- Versatile hitch capabilities for various attachments.
- Power steering for smoother maneuverability.
- Efficient fuel consumption, ideal for long working hours.
- Dual power system for increased productivity.
- Sturdy chassis ensuring durability in rugged conditions.
- Independent rear PTO, making it versatile for multiple tasks.
- Advanced hydraulic system for improved machinery operation.
- Multiple gear options for varying farming needs.
- Wide wheelbase providing stability on uneven terrains.
- Advanced lighting system for operations in low-light conditions.
- Spacious fuel tank for fewer refueling interruptions.
- Efficient braking system for increased safety.
- Built-in safety features, including a rollover protection system (ROPS).
Tips for Maintaining the Ford 6600:
► Regularly check and replace the oil filter to ensure engine longevity.
► Keep the air filter clean, replacing it when necessary.
► Ensure the hydraulic system is free of leaks and the fluid level is maintained.
► Check tire pressures and ensure they're consistent for optimal tractor performance.
► Lubricate the tractor's moving parts routinely to prevent premature wear.
Common Issues and Solutions:
Issue: Overheating of the engine.
Solution: Ensure the cooling system is functioning well and the radiator is free from debris.
Issue: Difficulty in starting.
Solution: Check the glow plug system and battery connections.
Issue: Hydraulic system malfunctions.
Solution: Inspect for leaks, replace damaged seals, and ensure fluid levels are appropriate.
Issue: Uneven wear on tires.
Solution: Regularly rotate tires and maintain proper tire pressure.
Issue: Reduced PTO efficiency.
Solution: Check for worn belts or damaged PTO components and replace if necessary.
Tuning Tips and Modifications:
■ Upgrade to higher ply tires for added durability in rugged terrains.
■ Implement an electronic fuel injection (EFI) system for improved fuel efficiency.
■ Add weight kits to the front or rear for better balance during heavy-duty tasks.
■ Install upgraded lighting systems for nighttime or low-light operations.
■ Modify the exhaust system for increased horsepower and torque.
Compatible Accessories and Attachments:
♦ Front-end loader
♦ Backhoe attachments
♦ Bale spear
♦ Rotary tiller
♦ Bush hog or rotary cutter
♦ Landscape rake
♦ Post hole digger
♦ Box blade scraper
♦ Snow blower
♦ Mower deck
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Durable and long-lasting engine.
☺ Versatility in handling different farming tasks.
☺ Efficient fuel consumption.
☺ Comfortable operator station.
☺ Strong chassis and build quality.
☻ Older models may lack modern safety features.
☻ Manual steering in some models can be challenging.
☻ Parts for older models might be harder to find.
☻ Some owners report hydraulic system issues.
☻ Limited advanced tech features compared to newer tractors.
Frequent Repairs and Parts Breakdown:
→ Replacing worn-out belts.
→ Fixing hydraulic leaks.
→ Replacing or repairing the starter motor.
→ Changing the oil filter and air filter.
→ Replacing worn-out tires.
→ Fixing electrical issues.
→ Replacing or repairing the radiator.
→ Addressing fuel system blockages.
→ Replacing worn-out clutch components.
→ Repairing or replacing the PTO system.
→ Changing old batteries.
→ Repairing or replacing the alternator.
→ Addressing transmission wear or malfunctions.
→ Replacing broken or worn-out gear components.
→ Checking and fixing brake system issues.
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