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Massey Ferguson 245 Tractor

The Massey Ferguson 245 is a 200-series 2WD utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1976 to 1983. The components of MF 245 driveline system: Perkins AD3.152 four cycle three-cylinder direct injection diesel engine or Continental Z145 4-cylinder liquid-cooled gasoline engine, and 8x2 gear transmission or 12x4 Multi Power partial powershift transmission.

The 2.5L Perkins engine has a power rating of 45 hp (33.5 kW) at 2250 rev/min. The 2.4L Continental engine has a power rating of 44 hp (33.2 kW) at 2250 rev/min.

The maximum travel speed (forward/reverse): 22.3 mph (35.9 kph) and 11.3 mph (18.2 kph). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with flow of 4.5 gal/min (17 l/min). The hydraulic fluid capacity is 6.6 gal (25 L). The Massey Ferguson 245 tractor fitted with 6.00x16 front tires and 13.6x28 rear tires. The wheelbase is 74.5 inches (1890 mm). The tractor can be equipped with Massey Ferguson 236 front end loader with a lift capacity to full height of 2500 lbs (1134 kg).

Diesel Engine
Engine Model Perkins AD3.152
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 3-cylinder, direct injection diesel
Number of Cylinders 3
Displacement, cu.in (L) 152.5 (2.50)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.60 (91.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 5.00 (127.0)
Aspiration Natural
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 45.0 (33.5)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2250
Compression 16.5:1
Firing Order 1-2-3
Fuel System Type Direct injection
Fuel Injection Pump CAV DPA
Direction of Rotation Clockwise from drive end
Fuel Filter Paper element
Oil Pump Type Rotor type
Air Cleaner Dual dry element
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 14.0 (53.0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 10.5 (9.9)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 7.4 (7.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging system Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 32

Gasoline Engine
Engine Model Continental Z145
Engine Type 4 Stroke, 4-cylinder liquid-cooled gasoline
Number of cylinders 4
Displacement, cu.in (L) 145 (2.40)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.38 (86.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 4.07 (103.0)
Maximum Power, kw (hp) 44.0 (33.2)
Rated Speed, rpm 2250
Compression ratio 7.4:1
Firing order 1-3-4-2
Fuel System Type Carburetor
Fuel Delivery Fixed Jet Carburetor
Ignition Point Gap, in (mm) 0.017-0.022 (0.45-0.55)
Spark Plug Gap, in (mm) 0.025 (0.63)
Spark Plug Champion RD-16 / AC-85S
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 14.0 (53.0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 10.5 (9.9)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 7.4 (7.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12, Negative Ground

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Live
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 43.0 (32.1)
PTO Speed, rpm 540
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 540/1700


Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Gear
Gearbox Type 8F/2R
Number of Forward Speed 8
Number of Reverse Speed 2
Clutch Type Dry disc
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 26.4 (25.0)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 20.8 (33.5)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 8.6 (13.8)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type Multi Power
Gearbox Type 12F/4R, Partial powershift
Number of Forward Speed 12
Number of Reverse Speed 4
Clutch Type Dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 22.3 (35.9)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 11.3 (18.2)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front Steer
Steering System Power Steering
Front Tire Size 6.0-16
Rear Tire Size 13.6-28
Front Track Width, in (mm) 48-80 (1210-2030)
Rear Track Width, in (mm) 52-76 (1320-1930)
Service Brake Differential mechanical drum

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Type, gpm (Lpm) Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 4.5 (17.0)
Steering Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 5.0 (19.0)
Hydraulic Fluid Capacity, gal (L) 6.6 (25.0)
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Draft Sensing or Lift Control Position and draft control
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 3120 (1415)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 74.5 (1890)
Length, in (mm) 126.5 (3210)
Height (Steering Wheel), in (mm) 58.5 (1480)
Overall Width, in (mm) 71 (1800)
Ground Clearance, in (mm) 9.3 (230)
Shipping Weight (Gasoline), lb (kg) 3900 (1770)
Shipping Weight (Diesel), lb (kg) 4050 (1840)
Ballasted Weight, lb (kg) 6150 (2790)

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