5 Star (Universal) (1957-1959)

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The Minneapolis-Moline 5 Star Universal was in production from 1957 to 1959. It featured a Minneapolis-Moline 283E-4 engine. This tractor had a Marvel-Schebler carburetor and a Ampli-Torc gear transmission. This tractor was aviable with either a gasoline or diesel engine.

Tractor Info

Engine: Minneapolis-Moline 283E-4

Cylinders: 4

Bore & Stroke: 4.25x5.00

RPM: 1,500

CID: 284

Fuel: Gasoline

Main Fuel Tank Cap:

Aux Fuel Tank Cap:

Carburetor: Marvel-Schebler

Cooling Capacity: 5.5

Drawbar HP: 49

Belt PTO HP: 54

Weight: 6,344 lbs

Length: 140 inches

Width: 70 inches

Height: 73 inches

Number of Gears: 5/1


Total Produced: 2914

1957: 11000001-11001057

1958: 11001058-11002067

1959: 11002068-11002914

Location: Metal plate on the top right side of the transmission case

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