Ferguson TO-35

Ferguson TO-35 Technical Specifications

Ferguson TO-35 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1954 – 1960.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ferguson TO-35 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Ferguson TO-35 Production

Manufacturer: Ferguson
Type: Utility tractor
Factory: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Ferguson TO-35 Power

Drawbar (tested): 30.51 hp
22.8 kW
PTO (tested): 32.93 hp
24.6 kW
Belt (tested): 33.24 hp
24.8 kW

Ferguson TO-35 Electrical

Ground: positive (early)
  negative*Negative ground began with tractor serial number 161250.
Charging system: generator
Charging amps: 12
Gas Batteries: 1
Diesel Batteries: 2
Battery volts: 6

Ferguson TO-35 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: manual
Brakes: differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab: Open operator station
Transmission: 6-speed unsynchronized gear


Gas Fuel: 14 gal
53.0 L
Diesel Fuel: 10 gal
37.9 L
Hydraulic system: 8 gal
30.3 L


Capacity: 8 gal
30.3 L
Pressure: 2500 psi
172.4 bar
Valves: 0 to 2

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 540/ground

Title serial numbers

Location: Data plate to left of steering wheel

photo of TO-35 serial number

1954: 140001
1955: 140006
1956: 167157
1957: 171741
1958: 178216 (gas special)
1958: 183348 (gas deluxe)
Diesel 1958: 180742
1959: 188851 (gas special)
1959: 185504 (gas deluxe)
Diesel 1959: 187719
1960: 203680 (gas special)
1960: 203198 (gas deluxe)
Diesel 1960: 203360

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my Ferguson TO-35? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

Ferguson TO-35 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Continental Z-134
Displacement: 134 ci
2.2 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.3125×3.875 inches
84 x 98 mm
Fuel use: 2.761 gal/hour
10.5 l/hour
Air cleaner: oil bath
Compression: 6.6:1
Rated RPM: 2000
Starter volts: 6 (early)
  12*The 12V starter was first used on tractor serial number 161250.
Coolant capacity: 10 qts
9.5 L

Ferguson TO-35 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Dual Range
Type: unsynchronized gear
Gears: 6 forward and 2 reverse
Oil capacity: 32 qts
30.3 L
Oil type:

50oF [10oC]^ : SAE90
50oF [10oC]v : SAE80

Three speeds, plus reverse, with high and low ranges. Range shift lever has low, high, and `S` positions. Lever must be in S to start tractor.

Ferguson TO-35 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 72 inches
182 cm
Length: 117 inches
297 cm
Width: 63.5 inches
161 cm
Height: 57 inches
144 cm
Operating weight: 3200 lbs
1451 kg
Ballasted weight: 5775 lbs
2619 kg
Ground clearance: 13.5 inches
34 cm
Front tread: 46 to 80 inches
116 to 203 cm
Rear tread: 48 to 76 inches
121 to 193 cm

Ferguson TO-35 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 564

Nebraska Tractor Test 564
Gasoline 6-speed 2WD
October 10 – 17, 1955
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 564 file
Belt power (max): 33.24 hp
24.8 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 3.1 gal/hour
11.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 30.51 hp
22.8 kW
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull: 3,400 lbs
1542 kg
Gear 3 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 690

Nebraska Tractor Test 690
Diesel 6-speed 2WD
April 31959, – April 13, 1959
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 690 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 32.93 hp
24.6 kW
Fuel use: 2.2 gal/hour
8.3 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 26.50 hp
19.8 kW
Fuel use: 1.7 gal/hour
6.4 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 30.49 hp
22.7 kW
Fuel use: 2.3 gal/hour
8.7 l/hour
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull: 3,877 lbs
1758 kg
Gear 2 used for pull test.


Is Ferguson TO-35 a good tractor?

The Ferguson TO-35 is one of the great tractors in the Ferguson stable, and it has earned Ferguson a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ferguson TO-35 take?

Check out the Ferguson TO-35 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 Ferguson made the TO-35?

The Ferguson TO-35 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1954 – 1960

Where is the serial number on a Ferguson TO-35?

Lookup data plate to left of steering wheel

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