1500 (1978-1986)

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This tractor featured a USSR Diesel engine. Of V-6 design, it was turbocharged, and carried a raced speed of 2,100 rpm. Its 5.118 x 4.528 inch bore and stroke gave a 558 CID. At rated engine speed, 168.76 PTO horsepower was observed, as was an economy of 16.25 horsepower hours per gallon of fuel. Operating at 1,000 PTO rpm and a corresponding engine speed of 2,050 rpm, an economy of 16.48 horsepower hours per gallon of fuel was achieved under a load of 169.63 PTO horsepower. Repairs and adjustments during 41 hours of operating time were relatively minor in nature. The selective gear fixed-ratio transmission offered partial range power shifting. Its twelve forward speeds ranged from 2.1 to 18.7 mph. Using sixth gear, the two-hour drawbar run at 147.03 maximum available horsepower indicated a pull of 10,381 pounds at 5.31 mph with slippage totaling 3.61%. Fuel economy was posted at 14.53 horsepower hours per gallon. By comparison, the ten-hour run at 75% pull revealed an economy of 13.98 horsepower hours per gallon of fuel under a load of 118.73 drawbar horsepower. Other data includes a pull of 8,048 pounds at 5.53 mph and slippage of 2.77%. Weighing in at 18,765 pounds, the 1500 Diesel used 530-610/21.3P-24P tires. Additional rear ballast gave a total test weight of 19,885 pounds.

Tractor Info

Engine: OWN V-6 Turbo


Bore & Stroke: 5.118x4.528


CID: 558

Fuel: Diesel

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Engine HP: 180

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Weight: 18,765 lbs

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Number of Gears: 12/4


1978: 107359

1979: 108549

1980: 133010

1981: 135233

1982: 137456

1983: 139679

1984: 141902

1985: 144125

1986: 146348

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