Allis Chalmers 160

Allis Chalmers 160 Renault built Technical Specifications

Allis Chalmers 160 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1970 – 1975.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Allis Chalmers 160 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Allis Chalmers 160 Production

Distributor: Allis Chalmers
Manufacturer: Renault
Type: Farm/Agricultural tractor
Factory: France
Total built: 5,597 (total)
  4,110 (One-Sixty)
  1,487 (160)
Original price: $6,215

Allis Chalmers 160 Power

Engine: 40 hp
29.8 kW
Drawbar (tested): 36.71 hp
27.4 kW
PTO (tested): 40.36 hp
30.1 kW

Allis Chalmers 160 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: Delco-Remy
Battery volts: 12
Battery AH: 95

Allis Chalmers 160 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
  manual (on basic models)
Brakes: differential mechanical dry disc
Transmissions: 10-speed partial synchronized


Fuel: 13.5 gal
51.1 L
Hydraulic system: 7.25 gal
27.4 L


Capacity: 7.25 gal
27.4 L
Pressure: 2300 psi
158.6 bar
Pump flow: 6.7 gpm
25.4 lpm
Steering flow: 7.5 gpm
28.4 lpm
Steering press.: 1100 psi
75.8 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: live
Rear RPM: 540

Allis Chalmers 160 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Perkins AD 3.152
Displacement: 152.7 ci
2.5 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.60×5.00 inches
91 x 127 mm
Power: 40 hp
29.8 kW
Air cleaner: paper element
Compression: 18.5:1
Rated RPM: 2250
Firing order: 1-2-3
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 6.5 qts
6.2 L
Coolant capacity: 8 qts
7.6 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.010 inches
0.254 mm (hot)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.010 inches
0.254 mm (hot)

Allis Chalmers 160 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type partial synchronized
Gears 10 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity 29 qts
27.4 L

Allis Chalmers 160 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 76 inches
193 cm
Length: 144 inches
365 cm

Allis Chalmers 160 Weight
Shipping: 4,250 lbs
1927 kg
Operating: 4,680 lbs
2122 kg
Ballasted: 6,070 lbs
2753 kg

Allis Chalmers 160 Height
Steering wheel: 63 inches
160 cm
Hood: 56 inches
142 cm
Exhaust: 83.7 inches
212 cm

Allis Chalmers 160 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1028
Diesel 10-speed 2WD
October 27 – November 4, 1969
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1028 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 40.36 hp
30.1 kW
Fuel use: 2.7 gal/hour
10.2 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 39.77 hp
29.7 kW
Fuel use: 2.6 gal/hour
9.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 36.71 hp
27.4 kW
Fuel use: 2.8 gal/hour
10.6 l/hour
Gear 3-high used for power test.


Is Allis Chalmers 160 a good tractor?

The Allis Chalmers 160 is one of the great tractors in the Renault stable, and it has earned Renault a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Allis Chalmers 160 take?

Check out the Allis Chalmers 160 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Renault made the 160?

The Allis Chalmers 160 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1970 – 1975

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