International Harvester 1568

International Harvester 1568The International Harvester 1568 is a 2WD row-crop tractor from the 66 series. This tractor was manufactured by International Harvester from 1974 to 1976. The International Harvester 1568 is equipped with a 9.0 L (548.7 cu·in) eight-cylinder diesel engine and a partial power shift transmission with 12 forward and 6 reverse gears.

The International 1568 row-crop tractor used the International DV-550 engine. It is a 9.0 L, 8,991 cm2, (548.7 cu·in) eight-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the cylinder bore and 114.0 mm (4.49 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 16.6:1.

The IH 1568 is equipped with hydrostatic power steering, hydraulic wet disc brakes, cab (standard), and 159.0 liters (42 US gal.; 35 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

International Harvester 1568 Specifications

General Specifications
Model International Harvester 1568
Wheel base 2,660 mm (104.7 in)
Ground clearance
Weight 5,880 kg (12,963 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 159.0 liters (42 US gal.; 35 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V
Cabin type Cab
Engine model International DV-550
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, V
Cylinders 8
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 9.0 L, 8,991 cm2, (548.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 110.0 mm X 114.0 mm (4.33 in X 4.49 in)
Compression ratio 16.6:1
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 28.4 L (30 US. qt, 25 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Hydrostatic power
Brakes Hydraulic wet disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Partial power shift
Gears 12 forward and 6 reverse
Front tires Ag: 11L-15
Rear tires Ag: 20.8-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category III/II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 1,000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Valves 1
Pump flow 12.0 gpm (45.4 lpm)