TAFE 8502 4WD
aggregates specifications
Make/Type Simpson -S440, 4 sroke Direct injection diesel engine with PCV (Exhaust Emission as per CMVR- Indian)
Cylinders 4
Bore/Stroke 100/127 mm (3.94"/5")
Cubic Capacity 244 cu. inches (4.0 litres)
Air cleaner Oil bath, over bonnet
Cooling Pressurized water cooling
Starting aid Induction manifold
Fuel Injection Pump Make MICO Inline Pump
Fuel filter type Dual, replaceable element type
Exhaust Vertical
Max. Engine Power *80.5BHP (60kw)gross @2200 rpm
Max. Engine torque

*291.26 Nm gross @ 1400 Erpm-

*as per BSAu 141a 1971

Type Dual Dry Cerametal
Driving plate Primary 12" (305 mm) & secondary 10" (254 mm)
Method of Operation Manual, Classic type pedal
Gear Box 8 forward + 2 reverse sliding mesh
Rear Axle Crown wheel & pinion with differential and Epicyclic at wheel end
Differential lock Mechanical, foot operated
Power Take off  
Type Live PTO
Shaft Dia 1 3/8" (34.8mm)
Splines 6
PTO Speed 540@ 1789 Erpm
Front Axle  

4 wheel drive


Multiple disc wet brakes

Method of Operation

Mechanically actauted Individual RH LH or combined through classic pedals

Parking Brakes

Hand lever operated

Type Hydrostatic

Hydraulic System

Pump MARK III, 4 Cylinder Skotch yoke Piston Pump with suction strainer
Rated Capacity 4.76 Gpm (18 lpm) @ 540 PTO rpm
Ratio Capacity 42 lpm (for auxillary hydraulic)
Lifting capacity 4729 bf (2145 kgf) in Horizontal Position
External tapping Points 3
12 Volt Negative earth system  
Starter Motor 12 V DC, 2.7 Kw, Solenoid engaged flange mounted will operate only when high-low gear selector is in neutral
Alternator 12 V, 36 A with "W" point
Relays Horn, High/Low beam, Brake lamp
  • Head Lights-60/55 W X 2 (halogen)
  • Work Lamp- 55 W (Halogen)
  • Fender lamps- 4 X 21 W (Amber) (Conforming to ASAE standards)
  • Rear Direction lamp- 2 X 21 W (Red)
Gauges & Indicators Hour-Cum-RPM meter, Fuel gaugue, Lub Oil Pressure Gaugue, coolant temp gaugue, Turn indicator, Hazard warning indicator, High beam indicator, Battery charge indicator, Low fuel indicator, High temp. indicator, with imperial Markings
Wheels and Tyres  
Front Wheel W10 x 246
Front Tyre 12.4x24 - 8 PR
Rear Wheel W15 L x 30
Rear tyre 18.4 x 30 - 14 PR
Wheel Track  
Front 60" - 76" (1524-1930 mm)
Rear 60" -84" (1524-2134 mm)
Adjustment steps 102 mm (4")
Dimensions and weight  
Overall length 150 " (3800 mm) Lower Link
Overall width (mm) 82.7" (2100 mm)
Overall Height (mm) 99.2 " (2520mm)
Wheelbase (mm) 91.0" (2300 mm)
Min Ground Clearance

14.17 " (360 mm) below swinging drawbar

Turning circle radius with brakes

152 " (3850 mm)

Turning circle radius with brakes

179 " (4550 mm)

Total Weight without accessories 2900 kg (6393 lbs) (with quantities of fuel, oils and coolant as per fill up data)
Fuel tank 70 litres (18.5 Gal)
engine lub oil 9.5 litres (2.5 Gal)
Hydraulic system 45 litres ( 11.88 Gal)
Cooling system 14.0 litres (3.7 Gal)
Steering box reservoir 1.9 litres (0.5 Gal)
Air Cleaner 0.8 litre (0.21 Gal)
FIP cambox 0.5 litres (0.13 Gal)

Standard Fatures

Flat Top Fenders with Extension Plates, Fixed Squared bonnet, Independently working hand & foot throttle, Hand parking brake, Spring Suspension seat, classic pedals, Instrument cluster, Steering combination switch, swingin drawbar, chain stablizer kit, Tool box, Front weight frame

Optional Equipment

Front weights and rear wheel weights, Oil pipe kit, Sun Canopy, Adjustable Tow hook, Auxilary hydraulics with double spool valves