Massey Ferguson 4243

Massey Ferguson 4243The Massey Ferguson 4243 is a 2WD or 4WD utility tractor from the 4200 series. This tractor was manufactured by Massey Ferguson in Coventry, England from 1998 to 2001. The MF 4243 is equipped with a 4.0 L (243.5 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine and one of four transmissions: a nonsynchronized gear transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears, a partially synchronized transmission with 12 forward and 4 reverse gears, a synchronized shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears, or a synchronized shuttle transmission with 12 forward and 12 reverse gears.

The Massey Ferguson 4243 utility tractor used the Perkins 1004.4TW engine. It is a 4.0 L, 3,990 cm2, (243.5 cu·in) four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with 100.0 mm (3.94 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.3:1. This engine produced 86.2 PS (63.4 kW; 85.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm of output power and 310.5 N·m (31.7 kg·m, 228.8 ft·lb) at 1,500 rpm of torque.

The MF 4243 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, two-post foldable ROPS or Cab (optional), and 127.2 liters (33.6 US gal.; 28 Imp. gal) fuel tank for Cab version or 129.8 liters (34.3 US gal.; 26.8 Imp. gal) for ROPS version. This tractor could be equipped with the Massey Ferguson 1036 loader.

Massey Ferguson 4243 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Massey Ferguson 4243
Length 2WD: 4,030 mm (158.7 in)
4WD: 4,060 mm (159.8 in)
Width 2,000 mm (78.7 in)
Height ROPS: 2,610 mm (102.8 in)
Cab: 2,610 mm (102.8 in)
Wheel base 2,360 mm (92.9 in)
Ground clearance 350 mm (13.8 in)
Weight 2WD ROPS: 3,135 kg (6,911 lbs)
2WD Cab: 3,510 kg (7,738 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Cab: 127.2 liters (33.6 US gal.; 28 Imp. gal)
ROPS: 129.8 liters (34.3 US gal.; 26.8 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 12V, CCA 590A
Cabin type Two-post foldable ROPS or Cab (optional)
Engine
Engine model Perkins 1004.4TW
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.0 L, 3,990 cm2, (243.5 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 100.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.94 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 17.3:1
Horsepower 86.2 PS (63.4 kW; 85.0 HP) at 2,200 rpm
Torque 310.5 N·m (31.7 kg·m, 228.8 ft·lb) at 1,500 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 6.5 L (6.9 US. qt, 5.7 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 17.5 L (18.5 US. qt, 15.4 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Hydraulic wet disc
Final drive Outboard planetary
Transmission model
Transmission type Nonsynchronized gear with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Partially synchronized with dry disc clutch
Gears 12 forward and 4 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Synchronized shuttle with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 8 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Synchronized shuttle with dry disc clutch
Gears 12 forward and 12 reverse
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.5L-15
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-30
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type Position and draft control
Lift capacity (at ends) 1,970 kg (4,345 lbs)
Optional: 2,260 kg (4,985 lbs)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent with hydraulic wet disc clutch
Rear PTO speed 540 or 540/1000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 50.0 L (13.2 US. gal, 11 Imp. gal.)
Pressure 3046 psi (210 bar)
Valves 2 to 4
Pump flow 10.0 gpm (37.9 lpm)