178 (1968-1971)

add yours to registry

add/remove from wishlist - view your list

add tractor information

Tractor Info


The MF 178 was available with a Perkins 4.1L four-cylinder 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD engine. It had power assist steering, dry disc brakes, twelve-speed partial powershift, six-speed unsynchronized, or eight-speed unsynchronized transmissions, and an open operator station.

Tractor Info

Engine: Perkins A4.248

Cylinders: 4

Bore & Stroke: 3.975x5.00

RPM: 2000

CID: 247.8

Fuel: Diesel

Main Fuel Tank Cap: 21.7

Aux Fuel Tank Cap:


Cooling Capacity: 7

Drawbar HP:

PTO HP: 62

Weight: 6,878 lbs

Length: 136 inches

Width: 72 inches

Height: 67 inches

Number of Gears: 12/4


1968: 722680

1969: 732158

1970: 740301

1971: 747283

Content contributed by:

related models

help preserve the history of old iron

The Old Iron Database is community driven and growing. If you have photos, literature, history, specs, or additional content to share, we invite you to submit using the contribute form and help us build this new world of vintage iron!