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Massey-Harris 30
Massey-Harris 30 GS sn 4181 reg 176 UXG at Woolpit 09 - IMG 1268.jpg
A restored Massey-Harris 30-GS at Woolpit Steam Rally in 2009
Model history
Model introduced 1946
Model discontinued 1952
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by Massey-Harris 101 Junior
Superseded by Massey-Harris 33
Engine Specification
Engine make Continental Motors Company
Engine model Continental - F162
Fuel type Gasoline G
Kerosene K
Power hp 25 @ 1500
33 @1800
Power kW 17 / 22
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 162 cu inch (2.7 litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3 7/16 inches
Stroke in (mm) 4 3/8 inches
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Gearbox make M-H
Forward 5
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 5.00 x 15
Rear 10.00 x 38
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 128 inches (3250 mm)
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 3,700 lbs (1678 kg)
Other info
Factories Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Plow rating Unknown
Nebraska Tests No. 409
Approximate Cost new in (year) $2,065 (1952)
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The Massey-Harris 30 was introduced in 1946 to replace the Massey-Harris 101 Junior.

Model History

For Company history, see Massey-Harris.

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  • Introduced in 1946 to replace the 101 Junior. (same engine)
  • Replaced by the Massey-Harris 33 series in 1952.

Factory locations

  • Racine, Wisconsin , USA


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Variations and Options

Serial Numbers Information

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data - M-H 30 Standard.[1]
S/n Location: On frame, rear-left side near transmission case/axle
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built: 32,418).
1939 377001 First built
1940 377928
1941 379550
1942 379815
1943 379855
1944 380641
1945 382569
1946 384298
1946 Last built S/No.
- serial no Number built Notes
Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data - M-H 30 Row crop[2]
S/n Location: On frame, rear-left side near transmission case/axle
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built ?).
1939 375001 First built
1940 376158
1940 395001 engine - MFA
1941 395570
1942 397637
1943 398596
1943 50001 engine change to F-162
1944 50003
1945 502434
1946 503779 to S/No.505513 Last built
- serial no Number built Notes


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References / Sources

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  1. Massey-Harris Album, by Alan T Condie
  2. Massey-Harris Album, by Alan T Condie

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