Ford LGT-145 (1972-1976)

Ford LGT-145 (1972-1976)The Ford LGT-145 is a 2WD garden tractor from the LGT series manufactured from 1972 to 1983. This first generation was manufactured by Jacobsen for distributor Ford from 1972 to 1976. 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 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

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

  • Mid-mount Ford 1,060 mm (42 inches) mower deck with 3-blade
  • Mid-mount Ford 1,270 mm (50 inches) mower deck with 3-blade
  • Front-mount Ford 1,210 mm (48 inches) blade
  • Front-mount Ford 1,060 mm (42 inches) single-stage snowblower
  • Front-mount Ford 1,060 mm (42 inches) two-stage snowblower
  • Front-mount Ford loader
  • Front-mount E.G.&W 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 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station or all-weather cab (optional)
Engine
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: 11.4 kmh (7.1 mph) Reverse: 3.4 kmh (2.1 mph)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 16×6.50-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×10.50-12
Three-Point Hitch
Category 0 (optional)
Type Sleeve hitch (optional)
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed