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Massey-Harris 44 Special Tractor (1947-1955)

Manufacturer:

Massey-Harris

Price:

2,952(USD)

Series:

Model:

44 Special

Factory:

Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Full Specifications

VARIANTS

44 Special Rice

standard

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 510 1

Description

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NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 510 2

Description

Gasoline 5-speed 2WD/October 10 - 24, 1953/Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 510 file/Drawbar performance/Gear 3 used for power test./Gear 1 used for pull test.

Belt power (max)

48.95 hp/36.5 kW

Belt fuel use (max)

4.3 gal/hour/16.3 l/hour

Max power

43.58 hp/32.5 kW

Max pull

5,341 lbs/2422 kg

MASSEY-HARRIS 44 SPECIAL POWER

Engine

40 hp/29.8 kW

Plows

3-4

Drawbar (tested)

43.58 hp/32.5 kW

Belt (tested)

48.95 hp/36.5 kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

Massey-Harris 4.5L 4-cyl gasoline/Continental 4.3L 4-cyl diesel/Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl tractor fuel/Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl LP gas

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

Massey-Harris/gasoline/4-cylinder/liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

277 ci/4.5 L

Bore/Stroke

4.00x5.50 inches/102 x 140 mm

Fuel system

Zenith 1.25

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

6.25:1

Rated RPM

1350

Oil capacity

8 qts/7.6 L

Coolant capacity

22 qts/20.8 L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

Continental/diesel/4-cylinder/liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

259.4 ci/4.3 L

Bore/Stroke

3.875x5.50 inches/98 x 140 mm

Power

40 hp/29.8 kW

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

15.0:1

Rated RPM

1500

ENGINE DETAIL 3

Description

Massey-Harris/tractor fuel/4-cylinder/liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

259.4 ci/4.3 L

Bore/Stroke

3.875x5.50 inches/98 x 140 mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

4.68:1

Rated RPM

1350

ENGINE DETAIL 4

Description

Massey-Harris/LP gas/4-cylinder/liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

259.4 ci/4.3 L

Bore/Stroke

3.875x5.50 inches/98 x 140 mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Rated RPM

1350

MASSEY-HARRIS 44 SPECIAL ENGINES

Description

Massey-Harris 4.5L 4-cyl gasoline/Continental 4.3L 4-cyl diesel/Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl tractor fuel/Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl LP gas

TRANSMISSION

Type

unsynchronized gear

Gears

5 forward and 1 reverse

Clutch

11-inch dry disc

SPEEDS

Description

With 12-38 rear tires./

MECHANICAL

Steering

manual worm-and-sector

Brakes

differential mechanical drum

Cab

Open operator station.

Transmission

5-speed unsynchronized gear

CAPACITY

Fuel

23 gal/87.1 L (gas)/19 gal/71.9 L (diesel)/27.2 gal/103.0 L (LP-gas)

Hydraulic system

1.75 gal/6.6 L

HYDRAULICS

Capacity

1.75 gal/6.6 L

Pressure

1050 psi/72.4 bar

Total flow

7.5 gpm/28.4 lpm

TRACTOR HITCH

Type

Massey Hitch-All

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear PTO

live

Rear RPM

534

Engine RPM

534@1350

MASSEY-HARRIS 44 SPECIAL TIRES

Ag front

6.50x16/9.00x10

Ag rear

11-38/12-38/13-38

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

88 inches/223 cm

Length

135.3 inches/343 cm

Width

79 inches/200 cm

Height

80 inches/203 cm

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Wheelbase

88 inches/223 cm

Front tire

6.50x16

Rear tire

11-38

44 SPECIAL SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

Serial number plate on the side of the tractor's main frame, just ahead of the operator platform. May be on left or right.

1953

50001

1954

51364

1955

58067

BELT PULLEY

Diameter

13.5 inches/34 cm

Width

6 inches/15 cm

RPM

863

Speed

3050 ft/min/929.64 meters/min