Massey Ferguson 283

Massey Ferguson 283The Massey Ferguson 283 is a 2WD or 4WD utility tractor from the 200 series. This tractor was manufactured by Massey Ferguson in Coventry, England and in Brazil from 1985 to 1999. The Massey Ferguson 283 is equipped with a 4.1 L (248.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine and a sliding gear transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Massey Ferguson 283 utility tractor used the Perkins A4.248 engine. It is a 4.1 L, 4,064 cm2, (248.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 101.0 mm (3.98 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 90.3 PS (66.4 kW; 89.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of output power.

The MF 283 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, wet disc brakes, two-post ROPS, and 82.0 liters (21.7 US gal.; 18 Imp. gal) fuel tank. This tractor could be equipped with the Massey Ferguson 236 loader.

Massey Ferguson 283 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Massey Ferguson 283
Length 3,690 mm (145.3 in)
Width 2,010 mm (79.1 in)
Height 2,520 mm (99.2 in)
Wheel base 2,140 mm (84.3 in)
Ground clearance 410 mm (16.1 in)
Weight 2,465 kg (5,434 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 82.0 liters (21.7 US gal.; 18 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Two-post ROPS
Engine model Perkins A4.248
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.1 L, 4,064 cm2, (248.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 101.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.98 in X 5 in)
Horsepower 90.3 PS (66.4 kW; 89.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 14.4 L (15.2 US. qt, 12.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Wet disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-30
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy II
Control type Position and draft control
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live with two stage clutch
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 40.9 liters (10.8 US gal, 9 Imp. gal)