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Massey-Harris 44 Special

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1953 - 1955
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Massey-Harris 44 Row-Crop

The Massey Harris 44 Special offered a bored-out gasoline engine, increasing displacement over the 44. The diesel, distillate, and LP-gas engines remained the same. The 44 Special was available in row-crop, standard, cane (high-crop), and rice configurations.


Factory:Racine, Wisconsin, USA


44 Special:row-crop
44 Special Cane:high-crop
44 Special Rice:standard

Massey-Harris 44 Special Engines:

   Massey-Harris 4.5L 4-cyl gasoline
   Continental 4.3L 4-cyl diesel
   Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl tractor fuel
   Massey-Harris 4.3L 4-cyl LP gas
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Fuel:23 gal [87.1 L] (gas)
 19 gal [71.9 L] (diesel)
 27.2 gal [103.0 L] (LP-gas)
Hydraulic system:1.75 gal [6.6 L]

Rear Hitch:

Type:Massey Hitch-All

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:live
Rear RPM:534
Engine RPM:534@1350

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:88 inches [223 cm]
Front tire:6.50x16
Rear tire:11-38
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44 Special Serial Numbers:

Location:Serial number plate on the side of the tractor's main frame, just ahead of the operator platform. May be on left or right.
1953: 50001
1954: 51364
1955: 58067

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Massey-Harris 44 Special Power:

Engine:40 hp [29.8 kW]
Drawbar (tested):43.58 hp [32.5 kW]
Belt (tested):48.95 hp [36.5 kW]
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Steering:manual worm-and-sector
Brakes:differential mechanical drum
Cab:Open operator station.


Capacity:1.75 gal [6.6 L]
Pressure:1050 psi [72.4 bar]
Total flow:7.5 gpm [28.4 lpm]

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:13.5 inches [34 cm]
Width:6 inches [15 cm]
Speed:3050 ft/min [929.64 meters/min]

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