Massey Ferguson 255 Tractor (1981)

Manufacturer:Massey Ferguson

Price:8,100(USD)

Series:200 Series

Model:255

Equipment Type: Row-Crop Tractors

Factory:

Full Specifications

VARIANTS

255T
turbocharged engine

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 1189 2

Description
203 diesel 12-speed 2WD September 4 - 24, 1975 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1189 file PTO performance Drawbar performance Gear 1HL used for power test Gear 2LH used for pull test
Power at rated engine speed
50.69hp / 37.8kW
Fuel use
3.1gal/hour / 11.7l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed
45.55hp / 34.0kW
Max power
42.07hp / 31.4kW
Max pull
5,257lbs / 2384kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 1190 2

Description
Gasoline 12-speed 2WD September 4 - 25, 1975 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1190 file PTO performance Drawbar performance Gear 1HL used for power test Gear 2LH used for pull test
Power at rated engine speed
50.01hp / 37.3kW
Fuel use
4.9gal/hour / 18.5l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed
47.14hp / 35.2kW
Max power
42.22hp / 31.5kW
Max pull
5,668lbs / 2571kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 1250 2

Description
236 diesel 12-speed 2WD August 23 - September 1, 1977 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1250 file PTO performance Drawbar performance Gear 1HL used for power test Gear 2LH used for pull test
Power at rated engine speed
52.68hp / 39.3kW
Fuel use
3.3gal/hour / 12.5l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed
48.37hp / 36.1kW
Max power
43.49hp / 32.4kW
Max pull
5,591lbs / 2536kg

MASSEY FERGUSON 255 POWER

Drawbar (claimed)
42hp / 31.3kW
PTO (claimed)
50hp / 37.3kW
Drawbar (tested)
43.49hp / 32.4kW
PTO (tested)
52.68hp / 39.3kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description
Perkins 3.9L 4-cyl diesel Perkins 3.3L 4-cyl diesel Perkins 3.5L 4-cyl gasoline

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description
Perkins diesel 4-cylinder liquid-cooled
Displacement
236ci / 3.9L
Bore/Stroke
3.875x5.00inches / 98x 127mm
Air cleaner
paper and felt
Compression
16:1
Rated RPM
2000
Starter volts
12

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description
Perkins AD4.203 diesel 4-cylinder liquid-cooled
Displacement
203ci / 3.3L
Bore/Stroke
3.60x5.00inches / 91x 127mm
Compression
18.5:1
Rated RPM
2000
Starter volts
12
Oil capacity
8.5qts / 8.0L
Coolant capacity
11qts / 10.4L

ENGINE DETAIL 3

Description
Perkins AG4.212 gasoline 4-cylinder liquid-cooled
Displacement
212ci / 3.5L
Bore/Stroke
3.875x4.50inches / 98x 114mm
Compression
7:1
Rated RPM
2000
Starter volts
12
Oil capacity
6qts / 5.7L
Coolant capacity
11qts / 10.4L

MASSEY FERGUSON 255 ENGINES

Description
Perkins 3.9L 4-cyl diesel Perkins 3.3L 4-cyl diesel Perkins 3.5L 4-cyl gasoline

TRANSMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Description
8-speed gear 12-speed partial power shift

TRANSMISSION 1

Type
gear
Gears
8 forward and 2 reverse

SPEEDS 1

Description
With 14.9-28 rear tires

TRANSMISSION 2

Transmission
Multi-Power
Type
partial power shift
Gears
12 forward and 4 reverse
Description
Three speeds in two ranges plus two-speed power shift

SPEEDS 2

Description
With 14.9-28 rear tires

MECHANICAL

Chassis
4x2 2WD
Differential lock
mechanical rear
Steering
power
Brakes
differential dry disc
Cab
Two-post ROPS. Canopy optional
Transmissions
8-speed gear 12-speed partial power shift

CAPACITY

Fuel
18.5gal / 70.0L
Hydraulic system
8gal / 30.3L

HYDRAULICS

Capacity
8gal / 30.3L
Pressure
2300psi / 158.6bar
Valves
0 to 2
Pump flow
10gpm / 37.9lpm 4.5gpm / 17.0lpm (3-point)
Total flow
19.5gpm / 73.8lpm
Steering flow
5gpm / 18.9lpm

TRACTOR HITCH

Rear Type
I/II
Rear lift
3800lbs / 1723kg

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO
live (two-stage clutch)
Rear RPM
540

MASSEY FERGUSON 255 TIRES

Ag front
5.50-16 (row-crop)
Ag rear
14.9-38 (row-crop) / 15.5-38 (row-crop) / 13.6-38 (row-crop) / 14.9-24 (low-profile) / 18.4-16.1 (low-profile) / 21.5-16.1 (low-profile)

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase
82inches / 208cm
Height (hood)
57.6inches / 146cm (low-profile) 63.1inches / 160cm (standard) 69.6 (row-crop)
Ground clearance
10.4inches / 26cm (low-profile) 16inches / 40cm (standard) 19.6inches / 49cm (row-crop)
Front tread
52 to 76inches / 132to 193cm (row-crop)
Rear tread
55 to 87inches / 139to 220cm (low-profile)

MASSEY FERGUSON 255 WEIGHT

Gas Shipping
5600lbs / 2540kg
Diesel Shipping
5850lbs / 2653kg
Gas Operating
6140lbs / 2785kg
Diesel Operating
6415lbs / 2909kg
Ballasted
7310lbs / 3315kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase
82inches / 208cm
Weight
5600 to 6415 pounds
Front tire
6.00-16
Rear tire
16.9-24

MASSEY FERGUSON 236 LOADER

Height (to pin)
144inches / 365cm
Breakout force (lift)
3250lbs / 1474kg
Lift to full height (at pin)
2500lbs / 1134kg

255 SERIAL NUMBERS

Location
Below instrument panel
1974
9A202190
1975
9A207681
1976
9A232539
1977
9A254045
1978
9A276935
1979
9A296946
1980
9A326169
1981
9A339343
1982
9A350584
1983
9A354679

ELECTRICAL

Charging system
alternator
Charging amps
37
Battery volts
12
Battery AH
95

About Massey Ferguson Tractor

The Massey Ferguson 255 type tractor is part of the 200 Series of tractors. The 255 is classified as a Row-Crop Tractors and is majorly used for Agriculture Tractors production. The engine of the 255 tractors is impressive. This configuration gives better real-world usability.

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