MTD 485

MTD 485 lawn tractor photo
1972 - 1981
Model year
Lawn tractor
Lawn tractor
480manual start
485electric start
MTD 485 Engine
8HP Briggs & Stratton 318cc 1-cyl gasoline
Engine details ...
Two-wheel drive
Manual steering
Open operator station.
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Power Take-off (PTO)
Mid PTOindependent
Dimensions & Tires
Front tire12.50x4.50-6
Rear tire16.00x6.50-8
Full dimensions and tires ...
485 Serial Numbers
Location:Serial number tag on the rear fender, under the seat.
1971131-485 (model code)
1972132-485 (model code)
1973133-485 (model code)
1974134-485A (model code)
1975135-485A (model code)
1976136-485A (model code)
1977137-485A (model code)
1978138-485A (model code)
1979139-485A (model code)
1980130-485A (model code)
1981131-485A (model code)

FAQ: How to read a serial number table.
Battery volts12
485 references literature
Riding Mower and Tractor Attachments published in 1971, by MTD
Riding Mower and Tractor Attachments published in 1972, by MTD
MTD Parts Microfiche (770-9101) published in 1974
Parts and Service Information Manual (770-1737) published in 1982
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