Massey-Harris Pacemaker
Massey Harris pacemaker from 1936-P8100518
A Massey-Harris Pacemaker with trailed plow at Driffield show 2008
Model history
Model introduced 1938
Model discontinued Unknown
Model status Unknown
Preceded by Massey-Harris 15-30
Superseded by Massey-Harris 25
Engine Specification
Engine make Massey-Harris
Fuel type Gasoline/Kerosene
Power hp 29 hp (belt)
Governed rpm 1200
Displacement cu in /(litre) 201 cu inches (3.29 litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.875"
Stroke in (mm) 5.25"
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual
Clutch single plate (twin disc) - hand op
Gearbox make M-H
Forward 4
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category none
P.T.O rpm n/a
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 6.00x16
Rear 11.25 or 12.75 x 38
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 122 inch
Width (inches/meters) 56 inch
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 3755 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 11.5 ft
Wheelbase 78 inch
Cab Details
Cab Make none
Other info
Factories Canada
Plow rating Unknown
Nebraska Tests No. ?
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The Massey Harris Pacemaker was a tractor built by Massey Harris (later Massey Ferguson) from 193?-19?.[1]

Model historyEdit

Main article: Massey-Harris for corporate history.

The Pacemaker was based on the Wallis unit frame design.

Related Models Edit

Offered in a row-crop version as the Massey-Harris Challenger & also built in Orchard tractors and industrial variants.

It was revised in 193? and became the 'Red' version as the colour was changed on the new versions.


Details required ?

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[2]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built unknown ?).
1938  ? First built
1948 Last built No.
year serial no Number built Notes


A few examples of M-H models are in UK collections. Template:PML Massey-Harris Pacemaker

See alsoEdit

Collector and preservation related

References / SourcesEdit

  1. Parnworth, p.12-17.
  2. No data yet

Further readingEdit

  • Pripps, Robert N. The Big Book of Farm Tractors. Vancouver, BC: Raincoast Books, 2001. ISBN 1-55192-393-9.
  • ______. The Field Guide to Vintage Farm Tractors. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2001.
  • ______. Vintage Ford Tractors. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2001.
  • Denison, Merrill. Harvest Triumphant: The Story of Massey-Harris. New York: Dodd Mead, 1949.
  • Farnsworth, John. The Massey Legacy. Ipswich, Greaat Britain: Farming Press, 1997.
  • Gay, Larry. Farm Tractors 1975-1995. Saint Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1995.
  • Wendel, C. H. Massey Tractors. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1992.

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