Farmall 856

Farmall 856The Farmall 856 is a 2WD or 4WD row-crop tractor from the 56 series. This tractor was manufactured by Farmall (a part of International Harvester) from 1967 to 1971.

The Farmall 856 is equipped with one of two engines: a 6.7 L (406.9 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine or a 4.9 L (301.0 cu·in) six-cylinder gasoline/LP-gas engine and one of two transmissions: a sliding gear transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears and dry disc clutch or a two-speed power shift transmission with 16 forward and 8 reverse gears and dry disc clutch.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • International Harvester D-407. It is a 6.7 L, 6,668 cm2, (406.9 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the cylinder bore and 117.0 mm (4.61 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.0:1. This engine produced 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm of PTO output power.
  • International Harvester C-301. It is a 4.9 L, 4,932 cm2, (301.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 97.0 mm (3.82 in) and the piston stroke is 112.0 mm (4.41 in). The compression ratio rating is 7.7:1 for gasoline version or 8.8:1 for LP-gas version. This engine produced 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm of PTO output power.

The Farmall 856 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, independent hydraulic disc brakes, open operator station or Cab (optional) with heat and A/C and 159.0 liters (42 US gal.; 35 Imp. gal) fuel tank for gasoline and diesel fuel or 181.7 liters (48 US gal, 40 Imp. gal) for LPG.

Farmall 856 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Farmall 856
Length 4,160 mm (163.8 in)
Width 2,330 mm (91.7 in)
Height (steering wheel) 2,180 mm (85.8 in)
Wheel base 2,660 mm (104.7 in)
Weight 4,670 kg (10,296 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity Gasoline/Diesel: 159.0 liters (42.0 US gal.; 35.0 Imp. gal)
LP-gas: 181.7 liters (48.0 US gal.; 40.0 Imp. gal)
Battery
Cabin type Cab (optional) with heat and A/C
Engine
Engine model International Harvester D-407
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.7 L, 6,668 cm2, (406.9 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 110.0 mm X 117.0 mm (4.33 in X 4.61 in)
Compression ratio 17.0:1
Horsepower 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 12.3 L (13 US. qt, 10.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 22.7 L (24 US. qt, 20 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model International Harvester C-301
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Gasoline/LP-gas
Displacement 4.9 L, 4,932 cm2, (301.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 97.0 mm X 112.0 mm (3.82 in X 4.41 in)
Compression ratio Gasoline: 7.7:1
LP-gas: 8.8:1
Horsepower 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 8.5 L (9 US. qt, 7.5 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: Gas version: 19.9 L (21.0 US.qts, 17.5 Imp. qts)
LPG version: 20.3 L (21.4 US.qts, 17.8 Imp. qts)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Independent hydraulic disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Speed Forward: 30.2 kmh (18.8 mph) Reverse: 14.9 kmh (9.3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 64.4 L (17 US. gal, 14.2 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model Torque Amplifier
Transmission type Two-speed power shift with dry disc clutch
Gears 16 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 30.2 kmh (18.8 mph) Reverse: 14.9 kmh (9.3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 64.4 L (17 US. gal, 14.2 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 16.9-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Type IH Fast Hitch
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 1000, 540/1000 rpm