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Massey-Harris 55

Massey-Harris 55 tractor photo
1946 - 1955
Standard-tread tractor
Next model:Massey-Harris 555




 

Production:

Manufacturer:Massey-Harris
Original price (USD)
   $3,850 (1955 )
 

Variants:

55K:all-fuel engine
55D:diesel engine
Western:wide-tread
 

Massey-Harris 55 Engines:

   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
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Capacity:

Fuel:27.5 gal [104.1 L]
Hydraulic system:3.5 gal [13.2 L]
 

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear RPM:540 (1.375)
Engine RPM:521@1350
 

Dimensions & Tires:

Standard Wheelbase:88.5 inches [224 cm]
Western Wheelbase:90.1 inches [228 cm]
Weight:7223 to 10155 pounds
Front tire:7.50x18
Rear tire:14-34
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55 Serial Numbers:

Location:On side of tractor frame.
photo of 55 serial number

1946: 1001 (gasoline)
1947: 1116 (gasoline)
1948: 2132 (gasoline)
1949: 3581 (gasoline)
1950: 5468 (gasoline)
1951: 6399 (gasoline)
1952: 10001 (gasoline)
1953: 13017 (gasoline)
1954: 15299 (gasoline)
1955: 17059 (gasoline)
1946: 1001 (all-fuel)
1947: 1013 (all-fuel)
1948: 1554 (all-fuel)
1949: 3033 (all-fuel)
1950: 4078 (all-fuel)
1951: 4808 (all-fuel)
1952: 5503/10001 (all-fuel)
1953: 13017 (all-fuel)
1954: 15299 (all-fuel)
1955: 17059 (all-fuel)
1949: 1001 (diesel)
1950: 1022 (diesel)
1951: 2058 (diesel)
1952: 2822/10001 (diesel)
1953: 13017 (diesel)
1954: 15299 (diesel)
1955: 17059 (diesel)

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Massey-Harris 55 Power:

Drawbar (claimed):41 hp [30.6 kW]
PTO (claimed):56 hp [41.8 kW]
Plows:5
Drawbar (tested):57.55 hp [42.9 kW]
Belt (tested):66.91 hp [49.9 kW]
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Mechanical:

Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.
 

Hydraulics:

Capacity:3.5 gal [13.2 L]
Total flow:10 gpm [37.9 lpm]
 

Battery:

Number:1 (gas)
 2 (diesel)
Volts:6
 

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