The Massey Ferguson 1150 is a large pulling tractor produced by the team at MF. This particular tractor enjoyed a production run of 2 years from 1970 until 1972. The MF 1150 is powered by a Perkins AV8.510 diesel engine. This is a very powerful 8 cylinder, 16 valve engine. The displacement of the engine is 8.3 liters. It is cooled by a large liquid cooling system that requires 45.4 liters of coolant to fully fill it. It uses a dual dry air filter element to clean the air intake. The monster engine on the MF 1150 produces a very impressive 146 hp, which was a huge amount for back in the early seventies. The oil required by this Perkins diesel engine was 18.9 liters to fully fill it from empty.
The Massey Ferguson 1150 uses a Massey Multi Power, partial power shift transmission to give it 12 gears when moving forward and 4 gears in reverse. This transmission box requires 60.6 liters (16 US gallons) of oil to fully fill it. The fuel tank of the MF 1150 can hold a maximum of 189.3 liters (50 US gallons) of diesel. The hydraulics system built into the tractor needs 60.6 liters (16 US gallons) of hydraulic fluid to fully fill the system.
The Massey Ferguson 1150 comes with a category 2, 3 point hitch as standard that has a very high rear lifting capacity. The MF 1150’s shipping weight is 6064 kg (13370 lbs), but this increases by 100 kg (220 lbs) to 6164 kg (13590 lbs) when it’s operating normally. The maximum safe weight that the tractor with ballast can weigh is 10262 kg (22625 lbs). The Massey Ferguson 1150 measures 4.33 m (170.7 inches) long and has a wheelbase of 2.74 m (108 inches). The MF 1150 was a very popular pulling tractor many years ago and it remains popular to this day. You may even see it in tractor pulling tournaments that feature classic tractors.
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