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Ford 8100
Ford 8100 - LTO 721W at Duncombe Park 09 - IMG 7987
Model history
Model introduced 197?
Model discontinued 1980
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by Ford 8000
Superseded by Ford 8200
Engine Specification
Engine make Ford Engines (industrial)
Engine model ?
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 110 hp - 81 hp (drawbar) 95 hp (PTO)
Power kW 82
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 401 cu inches (6.6 litres)
No. of Cylinders 6
Bore in (mm) 4.4 inches (112 mm)
Stroke in (mm) 4.4 inches (112 mm)
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Gearbox make Ford
Forward 16
Reverse 8
Drive 2-WD (UK)
4-WD option in Europe built by EVA
General Data
Linkage Category Cat II
Lift capacity (lb/kg) 4,400 lb (2000 kg)
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Rear 18.4 x 34
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 8,800 lbs (4000 kg)
Wheelbase 110 inches (2800 mm)
Cab Details
Cab Make Ford
Type of Cab Ford 'Bubble cab'
Other info
Factories Basildon, UK
Plow rating Unknown
Notes Built as a "special project" to fill a gap in range by County for Ford
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The Ford 8100 was introduced in 197? as a stop gap measure to offer a 6-cylinder 100 hp + model. The 8100 was discontinued in 1980 when it was replaced by the Ford 8200 updated model built by Ford in house.

Model historyEdit

Originally derived from the Ford 7600 rear end and a 6-cylinder engine to fill a gap in the 100 hp sector. Assembled by County using an EVA belly pan unit and the Industrial engine. Offered to compete with the J.J. Thomas 100 hp model built from Ford 5000 units.

SpecificationEdit

See info box for main spec.

OptionsEdit

European version built by EVA in Belgium was offered with a 4-WD Schindler axle.

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PreservationEdit

These relatively rare modern 'Classic' models are starting to be collected by owners for Showing and road run use and occasional work during the busy times of year in their farming enterprise. Also there are some smaller contractors who find a well maintained / restored example offers better value than investing in an over specified modern electronic controlled tractor as the relative simplicity allows them to service and repair them in there own workshop.

List of Preserved Ford 8100 tractors
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