Massey Ferguson 230

Massey Ferguson 230The Massey Ferguson 230 is a 2WD utility tractor from the 200 series. This tractor was manufactured by Massey Ferguson from 1976 to 1983.

The Massey Ferguson 230 is equipped with one of two engines: the Perkins AD3.152, a 2.5 L (153.0 cu·in) three-cylinder diesel engine, or the Continental Z145, a 2.4 L (145.0 cu·in) four-cylinder gasoline engine and a gear-type transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears and dry disc clutch.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Perkins AD3.152. It is a 2.5 L, 2,507 cm2, (153.0 cu·in) three-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 91.0 mm (3.58 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 18.5:1. This engine produced 38.5 PS (28.3 kW; 38.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm of output power.
  • Continental Z145. It is a 2.4 L, 2,376 cm2, (145.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine. The cylinder bore is 86.0 mm (3.39 in) and the piston stroke is 103.0 mm (4.06 in). The compression ratio rating is 7.4:1.

The MF 230 is equipped with manual or power (optional) steering, mechanical drum brakes, open operator station or ROPS and canopy (optional), and 53.0 liters (14 US gal.; 11.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank. This tractor could be equipped with the Massey Ferguson 236 loader.

Massey Ferguson 230 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Massey Ferguson 230
Length 2,940 mm (115.7 in)
Width 1,560 mm (61.4 in)
Height 1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Wheel base 1,830 mm (72 in)
Weight (operating) Gas: 1,740 kg (3,840 lbs)
Diesel: 1,815 kg (4,000 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 53.0 liters (14 US gal.; 11.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, 60Ah
Cabin type Open operator station or ROPS and canopy (optional)
Engine
Engine model Perkins AD3.152
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 3
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 2.5 L, 2,507 cm2, (153.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 91.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.58 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 18.5:1
Horsepower 38.5 PS (28.3 kW; 38 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 5.7 L (6 US. qt, 5 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 9.9 L (10.5 US. qt, 8.7 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model Continental Z145
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 2.4 L, 2,376 cm2, (145.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 86.0 mm X 103.0 mm (3.39 in X 4.06 in)
Compression ratio 7.4:1
Horsepower
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 4.7 L (5 US. qt, 4.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 9.9 L (10.5 US. qt, 8.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (optional)
Brakes Mechanical drum
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 23.3 kmh (14.5 mph) Reverse: 11.9 (7.4 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 12.4-28
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type Position and draft control
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 30.3 liters (8.0 US gal, 6.7 Imp. gal)
Pressure 3000 psi (206.8 bar)
Pump flow 4.5 gpm (17 lpm)
Steering flow 5.0 gpm (18.9 lpm)
Total flow 9.5 gpm (36 lpm)