Specifications for

MM/BF Avery Model BG

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I have researched the following information through all of the BF Avery manuals and salesman’s price books for the BF Avery line from the past years that I have worked in agricultural sales.  I also studied the differences in the BF Avery tractors that I personally own and it is my opinion that the list of years along with serial number breaks and production changes are as accurate as can be determined for these BF Avery tractors.  Cork Lemmon, Farm Implement Salesman and BF Avery Collector, May 2007

ComponentSpecification
Years on Market1953 - 1955* see note
EngineHercules 1X3SL, 3-1/4" x 4", 133 CID
Cylinders4
RPM1800
IgnitionBattery
StartingElectric
Clutch9" Dry Plate Single
Fan Diameter15 inch 4 blade
Oil FilterFram with replaceable element
Air CleanerVortor “R”, oil bath
CarburetorMarvel-Shebler TSX-400 7/8″
GovernorNovi flyball
Cooling SystemPressurized 2-3/4 gallon
Fuel tank capacity12 gallons
Crankcase capacity5 quarts
Number of wheels3 or 4
Front tire size6 x 16 single, 5 x 15 dual & wide front end
Rear tire size11 x 24
LampsK.D.
Radiatorunknown
Spark PlugsChampion H-10
Overall Width
Height to top of radiator
Overall height
Cultivating clearance25 inches
Number of PlowsOne 16" or two 12"
Shipping Weight
Transmission and differential capacity9 quarts without PTO 11 quarts with PTO
Final drive capacity1.5 quarts each side
Hydraulic system capacity7 quarts (Uni-matic)
Pulley Diameter (Optional item)Diameter 8.5 inches, Face 5.5 inches, belt speed 2625 FPM
Speeds1st gear 2.3 mph, 2nd gear 3.5 mph, 3 rd gear 4.8 mph, 4th gear 12.3 mph, reverse 2.7 mph
BrakesTwo, operated by foot pedals