TAFE 5900 DI
aggregates specifications
Make/Type Simpson S433 Direct Injection Diesel engine
Cylinders 4
Bore/Stroke 91.4/127 mm
Cubic Capacity 3.3 litres
Air cleaner 4 stage Oil Bath Type
Cooling Pressurized water cooling
Fuel Injection Pump Make MICO Inline Pump
Rated Engine HP

60 HP range

59 HP @ 2000 rpm as per BS Au 141 a 1971

Starting Aid Thermostat (optional)
Type Dual Dry friction type
Tractor Driving plate 12" (305 mm) for both
The PTO Drving plate 10" (254 mm)
Gear Box  
Gear Box Mechanical Sliding Mesh Gearbox with constant mesh gear at the input side and a palnetary reduction gear unit at the gearbox output side to give 8 forward and 2 reverse speeds
Final Drive Crown wheel pinion with differential and epicyclic at wheel end
Power Take off  
Shaft dia 1 3/8" (35 mm) dia
No. of splines 6
PTO speed 540 @ 1500 Eprm
Front Axle  

Heavy duty adjustable three piece telescopic


Multi disc wet brakes operated by Pendant Pedals acting on the rear wheels simultaneously or independently. The same braking is used to apply the parking brakes

Type Hydrostatic or Manual

Hydraulic System

Pump MARK III, 4 Cylinder Piston Pump with Suction Strainer
Pump Capacity 18 Lpm
Lifting capacity 2050 Kg @ Lower Link in Horizontal Position
Battery 12 V/80AH Maintenance free
Alternator 12 V, 36 Amp
Ignition Key operated
Safety Thro Neutral Safety Switch
  • 2 headlights 55/60 W/15A
  • 2 Front Parking -cum-side indicator lights 5W
  • 2 Rear -cum-side indicator lights 21 W
  • 1 work lamp 5 W, 10A Halogen
  • Hazard warning system
Wheels and Tyres  
Front 7.50 X 16 8 ply rating
Rear 16.9 X 28 12 ply rating
Wheel Track  
Front 1422-1828 mm
Rear 1422 -2134 mm
Adjustment steps (102 mm)
Dimensions and weight (Nominal at Standard Track)
Overall length 3400 mm (Lower link in Horizontal Position)
Overall width (mm) 2000 mm
Overall Height (mm) 2450 mm top of silencer
Wheelbase (mm) 2050 mm
Min Ground Clearance

420 mm under gearbox

Total Weight 2380 kg
Fuel tank 70 litres
Crank case 8.5 litres
Hydraulic system 45 litres
Cooling system 10.5 litres
Steering box 1.0 litres
Fuel inj. Cam box 0.5 litres
Steering box 1.0 litres

Standard Fatures

Differential Lock, Square Bonnet, Flat Top fenders, foot throttle, Hand parking brake, Vertical Exhaust, Tool box, spring suspension seat, Swinging Drawbar, hand parking brake, chain stabalizer kit, Instrument cluster with Hour cum rpm meter, temperature gaugue, fuel gaugue, coolant temperature gaugue, battery charge indicator, low oil pressure indicator, high temperature indicator, main beam indicator, ignition ON indicator, front weight frame and Hazard warning indicator.

Optional Feature

ROPS, Front wieght, Rear Wheel weights, sun canopy