Ford LGT-145 (1977-1983)

Ford LGT-145The Ford LGT-145 is a 2WD garden tractor from the LGT series manufactured from 1972 to 1983. This second generation was manufactured by Ford from 1977 to 1983. The Ford LGT145 is equipped with a 0.5 L (31.2 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a shaft-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse (two-range) gears.

The Ford LGT-145 garden tractor used the Kohler K321AS engine. It is a 0.5 L, 512 cm2, (31.2 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 89.0 mm (3.5 in) of the cylinder bore and 83.0 mm (3.27 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 14.1 PS (10.4 kW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Ford LGT-145 is equipped with manual steering, integral mechanical band brakes brakes, open operator station or all-weather cab (optional) and 11.4 liters (3.0 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Ford LGT-145 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Ford 1,270 mm (50 inches) mower deck with 3-blade and hydraulic lift
  • Front-mount Ford 1,210 mm (48 inches) blade
  • Front-mount Ford 1,060 mm (42 inches) snowblower
  • Front-mount Ford loader
  • Ford 6ft backhoe

Ford LGT-145 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Ford LGT-145
Length 1,810 mm (71.3 in)
Width 1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,060 mm (41.7 in)
Wheel base 1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Ground clearance Front axle: 230 mm (9.1 in)
Rear axle: 160 mm (6.3 in)
Weight 361 kg (796 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station or all-weather cab (optional)
Engine model Kohler K321AS
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 512 cm2, (31.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 89.0 mm X 83.0 mm (3.5 in X 3.27 in)
Horsepower 14.1 PS (10.4 kW; 14.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 2.1 L (2.2 US. qt, 1.8 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Integral mechanical band brakes
Transmission model
Transmission type Shaft-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse (two-range)
Speed Forward: 10.5 kmh (6.5 mph) Reverse: 5.1 kmh (3.2 mph)
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12
Three-Point Hitch
Category 0 (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electro-magnetic clutch
Front PTO speed