Allis Chalmers 180

Allis Chalmers 180 Technical Specifications

Allis Chalmers 180 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1967 – 1973.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Allis Chalmers 180 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 180 Production

Manufacturer: Allis Chalmers
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: West Allis, Wisconsin, USA
Total built: 11,750 (total)
  10,163 (diesel)
  1,587 (gas)
Original price: $7,474

Allis Chalmers 180 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 55.2 hp
41.2 kW
PTO (claimed): 64.01 hp
47.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 56.05 hp
41.8 kW
PTO (tested): 65.16 hp
48.6 kW

Allis Chalmers 180 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: Delco-Remy alternator
Charging amps: 32
Batteries: 1
Battery volts: 12
Battery AH: 95

Allis Chalmers 180 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydraulic power
Brakes: differential disc brake band acutated
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 8-speed partial powershift


Fuel: 24.6 gal
93.1 L (diesel)
Hydraulic system: 9 gal
34.1 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 9 gal
34.1 L
Valves: 2
Pump flow: 10 gpm
37.9 lpm
Steering flow: 5.8 gpm
22.0 lpm
Steering press.: 2000 psi
137.9 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear RPM: 540

Allis Chalmers 180 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Allis Chalmers 2800
Displacement: 301 ci
4.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.875×4.25 inches
98 x 108 mm
Compression: 16.25:1
Rated RPM: 2000
Firing order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 17 qts
16.1 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.015 inches
0.381 mm *Hot
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.015 inches
0.381 mm *Hot

Allis Chalmers 180 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Power Director
Type: partial powershift
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity: 24 qts
22.7 L
The transmission is controlled by means of the gear shift lever and the Power Director lever. The tractor must be stopped, and clutch used, to select one of four forward gears, or reverse. The Power Director lever has high, low, and neutral positions. The Power Director can be shifted on the move without clutching. Placing the Power Director into neutral causes the tractor to stop while keeping the PTO engaged.

Allis Chalmers 180 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 99.158 inches
251 cm
Length: 158 inches
401 cm
Width: 76.5 inches
194 cm
Clearance (front axle): 20.8 inches
52 cm
Clearance (rear axle): 31.6 inches
80 cm

Allis Chalmers 180 Weight
Gas Operating: 6420 lbs
2912 kg
Diesel Operating: 6510 lbs
2952 kg
Ballasted: 10270 lbs
4658 kg

Allis Chalmers 180 Height
  35.35 inches
89 cm (platform)
Steering wheel: 83.3 inches
211 cm
Hood: 64.4 inches
163 cm
Exhaust: 90.4 inches
229 cm

Allis Chalmers 180 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 964
Diesel 8-speed 2WD
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 964 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 64.01 hp
47.7 kW
Fuel use: 4.2 gal/hour
15.9 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 63.90 hp
47.7 kW
Fuel use: 4.2 gal/hour
15.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 55.28 hp
41.2 kW
Fuel use: 4.2 gal/hour
15.9 l/hour
Gear 4 used for power test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 1005
Gasoline 8-speed 2WD
April 8 – 14, 1969
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1005 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 65.16 hp
48.6 kW
Fuel use: 5.9 gal/hour
22.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 64.62 hp
48.2 kW
Fuel use: 5.8 gal/hour
22.0 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 56.05 hp
41.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.8 gal/hour
22.0 l/hour
Gear 4 used for power test.


Is Allis Chalmers 180 a good tractor?

The Allis Chalmers 180 is one of the great tractors in the Allis Chalmers stable, and it has earned Allis Chalmers a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Allis Chalmers 180 take?

Check out the Allis Chalmers 180 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 Allis Chalmers made the 170

The Allis Chalmers 180 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1967 – 1973

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