Massey Ferguson 178
Massey Ferguson 178 Multipower reg MFE 110H at Newark 08 - IMG 3620
Restored MF 178 Multipower - PAVT wheels
Model history
Model introduced 1968
Model discontinued 1971
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by Massey Ferguson 65
Engine Specification
Engine make Perkins
Engine model Perkins A4.248
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 62 (PTO)
Power kW 46
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 248 cu in
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.975 inches
Stroke in (mm) 5 inches
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual or Multipower
Clutch Dual 11" / 9"
Gearbox make MF
Forward 6 or 12
Reverse 2 or 4
Drive 2WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I, Cat II
Lift capacity (lb/kg) 3900 lb
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 6.0 x 19 Std or 7.5 x 16 (opt)
Rear 12 x 36 Std or 15x30, 12x38, 14x30 (opt)
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 136 in
Width (inches/meters) 72 in (std track)
Height (inches/meters) 67 in (steering wheel)
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 6,500 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 23' 6 "
Wheelbase 84 in
Other info
Factories UK, France, Spain EBRO Massey Ferguson 178
Plow rating Unknown
Approximate Cost new in (year) ?
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The Massey Ferguson 178 was built by Massey Ferguson from 1968 to 1971 in the UK, France and by Ebro in Spain. It had a 62 hp (46 kW) Perkins engine.

Model History Edit

For Company history see
Main article: Massey Ferguson

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Timeline Edit

  • Introduced in 1968
  • Dropped in 1971

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Specification Edit

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Variations and Options Edit

Serial Numbers Information Edit

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built  ?).
1968 First tractor built
1971 Last built No.
year serial no Number built Notes

Preservation Edit

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List of Preserved Massey Ferguson 178 tractors
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Make + Model No. Reg No.
(if known)
Serial No. Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
MF 178 MFWD GWC 398H sn ? year ? Perkins owner ? MF 178 - 4WD - GWC 398H at Hollowell 2010 - IMG 4296 At Hollowell Steam Rally/2010 Fitted with Four Wheel Traction Ltd 4-WD conversion
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