I've got a Ford 5600 tractor, and I'm looking at a Ford loader on Craigslist that used to fit a Ford 4000. Can anyone tell me if a loader that fits a 4000 would be compatible with a 5600 without heavy modification?
Re: Ford loader compatibilty in reply to toolgarage, 06-06-2018 22:35:20
Depends on which 4000 it was on. If it was on a pre-1965 4 cylinder 4000 then no, it probably won't fit. If it was a 1965+ 3 cylinder 4000 then there's a chance, as the only difference in mounting points between a 4000 and a 5000 is the distance from the front bolster to the rear axle, and some of the Ford loaders back then were made to fit both.
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