Ford 7740

Ford 7740 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

Ford 7740 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1991 – 1995.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Ford 7740 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Ford 7740 Production

Manufacturer: Ford
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Basildon, England
Original price: $36,000 (1998)

Ford 7740 Power

Engine (gross): 100.3 hp
74.8 kW
Engine (net): 95 hp
70.8 kW
PTO (claimed): 86 hp
64.1 kW
Drawbar (tested): 76.93 hp
57.4 kW
PTO (tested): 86.96 hp
64.8 kW

Ford 7740 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 55 (ROPS)
  100 (cab)
Batteries: 1 (ROPS)
  2 (cab)
Battery CCA: 800
Battery volts: 12

Ford 7740 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
Final drives: inboard planetary
Differential lock: mechanical (S)
  electro-hydraulic (SL/SLE)
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: mechanical (S)
  hydraulic wet disc (SL/SLE)
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS. Straddle-mount (7740 S) or raised deck (SL/SLE). Comfort Command Cab optional with air-conditioning (SL/SLE).
Transmissions: 8-speed constant mesh
  16-speed two-speed power shift
  12-speed synchronized
  16-speed four-speed power shift


Type: open center (S/SL)
  closed center load sensing (SLE)
Valves: 1 to 4
Pump flow: 17.4 gpm
65.9 lpm
  20 gpm
75.7 lpm (SLE)
Steering press.: 2100 psi
144.8 bar

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: Position control and top-link draft sensing. Electronic lower-link sensing optional on 7740 SLE.
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 6,210 lbs
2816 kg
  8,240 lbs
3737 kg (optional)
  6,564 lbs
2977 kg (SLE)
  8,710 lbs
3950 kg (SLE optional)

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000

Ford 7740 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Ford Genesis
turbocharged diesel
4-cylinder 8-valve
The 7740 used a Lucas CAV DP200 fuel pump.
Displacement: 304 ci
5.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.40×5.00 inches
112 x 127 mm
Power (gross): 100.3 hp
74.8 kW
Air cleaner: dual paper elements
Compression: 17.5:1
Rated RPM: 2100
Idle RPM: 725-2275
Torque: 413 lb-ft
560.0 Nm
Torque RPM: 1200
Firing order: 1-3-4-2
Starter volts: 12
ROPS Coolant capacity: 15.3 qts
14.5 L
Cab Coolant capacity: 16.9 qts
16.0 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.016 inches
0.406 mm (cold)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.019 inches
0.483 mm (cold)

Ford 7740 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: EconoShift
Type: constant mesh
Gears: 8 forward and 2 reverse
Clutch: dry disc
Oil capacity: 69.6 qts
65.9 L
Four gears (1-4), plus reverse, in two ranges (L/H). Optional creeper provided a third range. Tractor must be stopped and clutch used to shift gears or range. The eight-speed transmission was only used on the 7740S.

Ford 7740 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 93 inches
236 cm
Length: 162 inches
411 cm
2WD Width: 77 inches
195 cm
4WD Width: 80 inches
203 cm
2WD Clearance (front axle): 22 inches
55 cm
4WD Clearance (front axle): 20 inches
50 cm

Ford 7740 Weight
2WD ROPS Shipping: 7,312 lbs
3316 kg
4WD ROPS Shipping: 8,146 lbs
3695 kg
2WD Cab Shipping: 8,179 lbs
3709 kg
4WD Cab Shipping: 9,194 lbs
4170 kg
Operating: 8,680 lbs
3937 kg (4WD ROPS)
Ballasted: 11,460 lbs
5198 kg

Ford 7740 Height
Hood: 67 inches
170 cm
Cab: 107 inches
271 cm
Exhaust: 112 inches
284 cm

Ford 7740 Tests

OCED Tractor Test 1658

OCED Tractor Test 1658
Diesel 16×4 4WD
May 6 – 13, 1992
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1658 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 86.86 hp
64.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 87.24 hp
65.1 kW
Fuel use: 5.1 gal/hour
19.3 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 76.93 hp
57.4 kW
Fuel use: 5.2 gal/hour
19.7 l/hour
Gear 5-Low used for power test.
Max pull: 11,352 lbs
5149 kg
Gear 2H used for pull test.

OCED Tractor Test 1705

OCED Tractor Test 1705
Diesel 16×16 4WD
October 9 – 23, 1995
Link: OCED Tractor Test 1705 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 86.96 hp
64.8 kW
Fuel use: 5.4 gal/hour
20.4 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 86.41 hp
64.4 kW
Fuel use: 5.3 gal/hour
20.1 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 74.15 hp
55.3 kW
Fuel use: 5.4 gal/hour
20.4 l/hour
Gear 6-Low used for power test.
Max pull: 10,210 lbs
4631 kg
Gear 4L used for pull test.


Is Ford 7740 a good tractor?

The Ford 7740 is one of the great tractors in the Ford stable, and it has earned Ford a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Ford 7740 take?

Check out the Ford 7740 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 Ford made the 6640

The Ford 7740 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1991 – 1995

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