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Massey-Harris 55 Tractor (1955)

Manufacturer:

Massey-Harris

Price:

3,850(USD)

Series:

Model:

55

Factory:

Full Specifications

VARIANTS

55K

all-fuel engine

55D

diesel engine

Western

wide-tread

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 394 2

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD May 18 - 27, 1948 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 394 file Drawbar performance Gear 3 used for power test Gear 1 used for pull test

Belt power (max)

58.98hp / 44.0kW

Belt fuel use (max)

5.2gal/hour / 19.7l/hour

Max power

52.47hp / 39.1kW

Max pull

5,674lbs / 2573kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 428 2

Description

Tractor fuel 4-speed 2WD October 3 - 14, 1949 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 428 file Drawbar performance Gear 3 used for power test. Gear 1 used for pull test

Belt power (max)

52.17hp / 38.9kW

Belt fuel use (max)

5.3gal/hour / 20.1l/hour

Max power

47.64hp / 35.5kW

Max pull

5,546lbs / 2515kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 452 2

Description

Diesel 4-speed 2WD October 17 - 26, 1950 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 452 file Drawbar performance Gear 3 used for power test Gear 1 used for pull test

Belt power (max)

59.04hp / 44.0kW

Belt fuel use (max)

3.9gal/hour / 14.8l/hour

Max power

51.07hp / 38.1kW

Max pull

5,865lbs / 2660kg

NEBRASKA TRACTOR TEST 455 2

Description

Gasoline 4-speed 2WD April 16 - May 7, 1951 Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 455 file Drawbar performance Gear 3 used for power test Gear 1 used for pull test

Belt power (max)

66.91hp / 49.9kW

Belt fuel use (max)

5.9gal/hour / 22.3l/hour

Max power

57.55hp / 42.9kW

Max pull

6,377lbs / 2892kg

MASSEY-HARRIS 55 POWER

Drawbar (claimed)

41hp / 30kW

PTO (claimed)

56hp / 41.8kW

Plows

5

Drawbar (tested)

57.55hp / 42.9kW

Belt (tested)

66.91hp / 49.9kW

ENGINES OVERVIEW

Description

Continental 6.3L 4-cyl gasoline Continental 6.3L 4-cyl diesel Continental 6.3L 4-cyl all fuel Continental 6.3L 4-cyl LP gas

ENGINE DETAIL 1

Description

Continental J382 gasoline 4-cylinder liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

382ci / 6.3L

Bore/Stroke

4.50x6.00inches / 114 x 152mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

5.65:1

Rated RPM

1350

Starter volts

6

Oil capacity

10qts / 9.5L

Coolant capacity

28qts / 26.5L

ENGINE DETAIL 2

Description

Continental J382D diesel 4-cylinder liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

382ci / 6.3L

Bore/Stroke

4.50x6.00 inches / 114 x 152mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

15:1

Rated RPM

1350

Starter volts

12

ENGINE DETAIL 3

Description

Continental J382 all fuel 4-cylinder liquid-cooled vertical I-head

Displacement

382ci / 6.3L

Bore/Stroke

4.50x6.00inches / 114 x 152mm

Air cleaner

oil bath

Compression

4.5:1

Rated RPM

1350

Starter volts

6

Oil capacity

10qts / 9.5L

ENGINE DETAIL 4

Description

Continental J382 LP gas 4-cylinder liquid-cooled

Displacement

382ci / 6.3L

Rated RPM

1350

MASSEY-HARRIS 55 ENGINES

Description

Continental 6.3L 4-cyl gasoline Continental 6.3L 4-cyl diesel Continental 6.3L 4-cyl all fuel Continental 6.3L 4-cyl LP gas

TRANSMISSION

Type

gear

Gears

4 forward and 1 reverse

Clutch

dry disc

MECHANICAL

Chassis

4x2 2WD

Steering

manual

Brakes

differential mechanical expanding shoe

Cab

Open operator station.

Transmission

4-speed gear

CAPACITY

Fuel

27.5gal / 104.1L

Hydraulic system

3.5gal / 13.2L

HYDRAULICS

Capacity

3.5gal / 13.2L

Total flow

10gpm / 37.9lpm

POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO)

Rear RPM

540 (1.375)

Engine RPM

521@1350

MASSEY-HARRIS 55 TIRES

Ag front

7.50x18

Standard Ag rear

14-34

Western Ag rear

18-26

Ag rear

15-34

DIMENSIONS

Standard Wheelbase

88.5inches / 224cm

Western Wheelbase

90.1inches / 228cm

Length

145.5inches / 369cm

Height

83.3inches / 211cm

Standard Rear tread

57.4inches / 145cm

Western Rear tread

70inches / 177cm

MASSEY-HARRIS 55 WEIGHT

Gas Operating

7223lbs / 3276kg

Diesel Operating

7571lbs / 3434kg

Ballasted

10155lbs / 4606kg

DIMENSIONS & TIRES

Standard Wheelbase

88.5inches / 224cm

Western Wheelbase

90.1inches / 228cm

Weight

7223 to 7571pounds

Front tire

7.50x18

Rear tire

14-34

55 SERIAL NUMBERS

Location

On side of tractor frame

1946

1001 (all-fuel)

1947

1013 (all-fuel)

1948

1554 (all-fuel)

1949

1001 (diesel)

1950

1022 (diesel)

1951

2058 (diesel)

1952

2822/10001 (diesel)

1953

13017 (diesel)

1954

15299 (diesel)

1955

17059 (diesel)