Ford 8730 Tractor (1993)

Manufacturer:Ford

Price:56,500(USD)

Series:8030 Series

Model:8730

Equipment Type: Row-Crop Tractors

Factory:Antwerp, Belgium

Full Specifications

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 1516 2

Description
Diesel 16-speed 2WD April 25 - May 15, 1984 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1516 file PTO performance Drawbar performance Gear 5L used for power test Gear 2L used for pull test
Power at rated engine speed
140.68hp / 104.9kW
Fuel use
9.0gal/hour / 34.1l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed
135.70hp / 101.2kW
Max power
124.84hp / 93.1kW
Max pull
15,614lbs / 7082kg

FORD 8730 POWER

PTO (claimed)
140hp / 104.4kW
Drawbar (tested)
124.84hp / 93.1kW
PTO (tested)
140.68hp / 104.9kW

ENGINE DETAIL

Description
Ford turbocharged diesel 6-cylinder liquid-cooled
Displacement
401ci / 6.6L
Bore/Stroke
4.40x4.40inches / 112x 112mm
Compression
15.6:1
Rated RPM
2200
Firing order
1-5-3-6-2-4
Coolant capacity
22qts / 20.8L 23.6qts / 22.3L (with heater)
Intake valve clearance
0.014-0.016inches / 0.356mm (cold)
Exhaust valve clearance
0.017-0.019inches / 0.432mm (cold)

ENGINE OIL

Oil capacity
19.6qts / 18.5L

FORD 8730 ENGINE

Description
Ford 6.6L 6-cyl diesel

TRANSMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Description
18-speed 16-speed 8-speed

TRANSMISSION 1

Transmission
Funk Ultra Command
Gears
18 forward and 9 reverse
Oil capacity
100.4qts / 95.0L
Description
The Ford Ultra Command Powershift allows on-the-move shifting between gears, and shuttle shifting, without a clutch. A single lever controls the transmission; moving it to the left shifts down, to the right shifts up. Pushing forward increases forward throttle while pulling it back moves the tractor in reverse. An inching pedal is used for precise movements

SPEEDS 1

Description
18.4/15-38 rear tires

TRANSMISSION 2

Transmission
Dual Power - constant mesh
Gears
16 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity
80qts / 75.7L (2WD) 85.5qts / 80.9L (4WD)
Description
The Dual Power transmission provides a 'Powerdrive' low range to the basic constant mesh transmission. A foot switch next to the clutch is used to engage and disengage the mode, and may be switched while the tractor is in motion. A

SPEEDS 2

Description
18.4/15-38 rear tires

TRANSMISSION 3

Transmission
Constant mesh
Gears
8 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity
72.8qts / 68.9L (2WD) 87.3qts / 82.6L (4WD)
Description
Tranmission is operated with two levers and the clutch pedal. Left lever selects high, low, or the optional creeper range. Right lever selects one of four forward gears, or reverse. Tractor must be stopped to make gear or range changes

SPEEDS 3

Description
18.4/15-38 rear tires

MECHANICAL

Chassis
4x2 2WD/4x4 MFWD 4WD
Steering
hydrostatic power
Brakes
hydraulic wet disc
Cab
optional cab with heat and A/C
Transmissions
18-speed 16-speed 8-speed

CAPACITY

Fuel
75gal / 283.9L 24.5gal / 92.7L (auxiliary tank)
Steering
2qts / 1.9L

HYDRAULICS

Type
open center gear pump, dual pumps optional
Pressure
2500psi / 172.4bar
Valves
2 to 4
Pump flow
20gpm / 75.7lpm 28.6gpm / 108.3lpm (dual pumps)
SCV flow
16.9gpm / 64.0lpm 19gpm / 71.9lpm (dual pumps)
Steering cap.
2qts / 1.9L
Steering press.
2025psi / 139.6bar

TRACTOR HITCH

Rear Type
3/2
Control
position and draft control

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO
independent
Rear RPM
540/1000

FORD 8730 TIRES

Ag front
11.00-16 (2WD)/14.9/13-28 (4WD)
Ag rear
18.4/15-38

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase
111inches / 281cm
Length
191inches / 485cm
Width
82inches / 208cm
Ground clearance
16.4inches / 41cm

FORD 8730 WEIGHT

12,185lbs / 5527kg (2WD) 12,785lbs / 5799kg (2WD cab) 13,390lbs / 6073kg (4WD) 13,990lbs / 6345kg (4WD cab) 14,710lbs / 6672kg (4WD cab Powershift)

FORD 8730 HEIGHT

ROPS
115inches / 292cm
Cab
113.8inches / 289cm
Exhaust
124.6inches / 316cm

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase
111inches / 281cm
Weight
12185 to 14710 pounds
Front tire
11.00-16
Rear tire
18.4/15-38

FORD 7413 LOADER

Height (to pin)
156inches / 396cm
Clearance, dumped bucket
122inches / 309cm
Dump reach
33inches / 83cm
Breakout force (lift)
6500lbs / 2948kg
Lift to full height (at pin)
3800lbs / 1723kg

ELECTRICAL

Charging system
alternator
Charging amps
90
Battery volts
12

About Ford Tractor

The Ford 8730 tractor is part of the 8030 Series. The 8730 is a Row-Crop Tractors type, which is used mostly in Agriculture Tractors. The engine of the 8730 tractor delivers. This arrangement improves usability in the real world situation.

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