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Massey Ferguson 255

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1975 - 1981   200 Series
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Massey Ferguson 150
Next model:Massey Ferguson 270
Series next:Massey Ferguson 265
Series back:Massey Ferguson 245

The 255 was available in three versions: standard, row-crop, and low-profile. No information currently available on the turbocharged 255T variant. It may have been built in Turkey by Uzel and possibly in India.


Manufacturer:Massey Ferguson
Original price (USD)
   $8,100 (1981 )


255T:turbocharged engine

Massey Ferguson 255 Engines:

   Perkins 3.9L 4-cyl diesel
   Perkins 3.3L 4-cyl diesel
   Perkins 3.5L 4-cyl gasoline
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Fuel:18.5 gal [70.0 L]
Hydraulic system:8 gal [30.3 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:I/II
Rear lift:3800 lbs [1723 kg]

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:live (two-stage clutch)
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:82 inches [208 cm]
Weight:5600 to 6415 pounds
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:16.9-24
full dimensions and tires ...

Massey Ferguson 255 attachments:

 front-end loader
all 255 attachments ...

255 Serial Numbers:

Location:Below instrument panel
1974: 9A202190
1975: 9A207681
1976: 9A232539
1977: 9A254045
1978: 9A276935
1979: 9A296946
1980: 9A326169
1981: 9A339343
1982: 9A350584
1983: 9A354679

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Massey Ferguson 255 Power:

Drawbar (claimed):42 hp [31.3 kW]
PTO (claimed):50 hp [37.3 kW]
Drawbar (tested):43.49 hp [32.4 kW]
PTO (tested):52.68 hp [39.3 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Differential lock:mechanical rear
Brakes:differential dry disc
Cab:Two-post ROPS. Canopy optional.


Capacity:8 gal [30.3 L]
Pressure:2300 psi [158.6 bar]
Valves:0 to 2
Pump flow:10 gpm [37.9 lpm]
 4.5 gpm [17.0 lpm] (3-point)
Total flow:19.5 gpm [73.8 lpm]
Steering flow:5 gpm [18.9 lpm]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:37



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