851 (LP) (1957-1961)

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The Ford Powermaster 851 was in production from 1957 to 1961 in Highland Park, Michigan. This tractor was powered by either a Ford 2.8L 4 cylinder gasoline engine, a Ford 2.8L 4 cylinder LP gas engine, or a Ford 2.8L 4 cylinder diesel engine. This tractor had a 4×2 2WD chassis, manual steering with optional power assit, and a 5-speed unsynchronized transmission. The Ford 851 was originally priced at $3,206.

Tractor Info

Engine: Ford EAE

Cylinders: 4

Bore & Stroke: 3.90X3.60

RPM: 2,000

CID: 172

Fuel: Liquid Propane

Main Fuel Tank Cap: 17

Aux Fuel Tank Cap:

Carburetor: Marvel-Schebler

Cooling Capacity: 3.75

Drawbar HP: 41.44

Belt PTO HP: 44.71

Weight: 3,180 lbs

Length: 120.8 inches

Width: 64 inches

Height: 57.3 inches

Number of Gears: 4/1 5/1 10/2


1957: 1001

1958: 11977

1959: 58312

1960: 105943

1961: 131427

Location: On the left side of the tractor on top of the transmission case behind the starter.

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