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Massey Harris & Massey Ferguson Tractors Discussion Board

Re: MF 4243 Opinion

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Posted by samn40 on September 20, 2012 at 01:24:35 from (

In Reply to: MF 4243 Opinion posted by Steve Terplak on September 19, 2012 at 03:01:08:

These trasctors are built in Coventry England and are the US version of the 4245, same tractor different emissions and drawbar. Due to a problem with the undercoat/primer used many of these tractors, including my own three had to be repainted under warranty, quite simply the paint flaked off them!. The price they make over here tells of how good they are In fact they are nearly as expensive now as when they were new. I find them to be excellent tractors, but for better gear ratios I prefer the 18x 6 gearbox, the 12 speed manual shuttle box has quite a gap between ratios, but if you are used to older tractors this will not be a problem. The tractor sounds very cheap to me.


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