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Massey Ferguson 398 Tractor

The Massey Ferguson 398 is a 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1987 to 1991. The Massey Ferguson 398 tractor is powered by 236 cu.in (3.9 L) Perkins AT4.236 4-cylinder direct injection turbocharged diesel engine with a maximum power of 85 Hp (63 kW) and 319 Nm (234.6 lb-ft) of peak torque at 1500 rpm.

The Massey Ferguson 398 is fitted with two transmission options: synchromesh manual transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears, or 2-speed power shift transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears. Max. forward speed - 18.2 mph (29.3 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 10 mph (16 km/h). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with a rated capacity of 7.5 gal/min (28.5 l/min).

The hydraulic pressure is 270 bar (3000 psi). The 2WD models are equipped with 7.50x18 front tyres and 18.4x34 rear tyres. The 14.9x24 front tyres and 18.4x34 rear tyres fit 4WD tractors. The tractor is compatible with a Massey Ferguson 848 front end loader with 84" (2130 mm) bucket and lift capacity to full height of 3500 lbs (1587 kg).

Engine
Engine Model Perkins AT4.236
Engine Type Direct injection 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel
Number of Cylinders Four
Displacement, cu in (L) 236,0 (3,9)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3,88 (98,0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 5,00 (127,0)
Aspiration Turbocharged
Maximum Engine Power, hp (kW) 85,0 (63,0)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2200
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 319 (234,6)
Compression 16:1
Firing Order 1-3-4-2
Fuel System Direct injection
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 28,5 (107,9)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 8,3 (7,9)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 14,1 (13,3)
Valve Tip Clearance, in (mm) 0,012 (0,30)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Alternator Rating, Amps 35

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 78,0 (58,2)
PTO Speeds, rpm 540/1000

Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Synchromesh
Gearbox Type 12F/4R
Number of Forward Speeds 12
Number of Reverse Speeds 4
Clutch Type Single dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 18.2 (29.3)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 10.0 (16.0)


Optional Transmission
Transmission Type 2-Speed power shift
Gearbox Type 12F/4R
Number of Forward Speeds 12
Number of Reverse Speeds 4
Clutch Type Single dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 18.2 (29.3)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 10.0 (16.0)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Hydrostatic power
Brakes Type Wet disc
Front Tire Size (2WD) 7.50-18
Front Tire Size (4WD) 14.9-24
Rear Tire Size 18.4-34

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 7,5 (28,5)
Total Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 16,8 (63,6)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 206,8 (3000)
3-Point Hitch Rear type
3-Point Hitch Category 2
Hitch Control Position and draft control
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 5510 (2500)

Dimensions and Weight
Length (2WD), in (mm) 146,1 (3710)
Length (4WD), in (mm) 157,6 (4000)
Height (2WD), in (mm) 101,0 (2560)
Height (4WD), in (mm) 99,8 (2530)
Weight (2WD), lb (kg) 7048 (3200)
Weight (4WD), lb (kg) 7650 (3470)

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