International Harvester 240

International Harvester 240The International Harvester 240 is a 2WD utility tractor manufactured by International Harvester from 1958 to 1962. The International Harvester 240 is equipped with a 2.0 L (122.7 cu·in) four-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a sliding gear transmission with 4 forward and 1 reverse gears and dry disc clutch or a sliding gear (high speed option) transmission.

The IH 240 utility tractor used the International Harvester C-123 engine. It is a 2.0 L, 2,011 cm2, (122.7 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 79.0 mm (3.11 in) of the cylinder bore and 102.0 mm (4.02 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 7.3:1. This engine produced 40.5 PS (29.8 kW; 40.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm of output power and 137.0 N·m (14 kg·m, 101 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm.

The International 240 is equipped with manual or hydrostatic power (optional) steering, independent mechanical disc brakes, open operator station, and 61.3 liters (16.2 US gal.; 13.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the IH 240 utility tractor:

  • International Harvester 2001 loader
  • IH-Wagner 65 backhoe

International Harvester 240 Specifications

General Specifications
Model International Harvester 240
Length 2,940 mm (115.7 in)
Width 2,230 mm (87.8 in)
Height 1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Wheel base 1,900 mm (74.8 in)
Weight (operating) 1,650 kg (3,640 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 61.3 liters (16.2 US gal.; 13.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine model International Harvester C-123
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 2.0 L, 2,011 cm2, (122.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 79.0 mm X 102.0 mm (3.11 in X 4.02 in)
Compression ratio 7.3:1
Horsepower 40.5 PS (29.8 kW; 40.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Torque 137.0 N·m (14 kg·m, 101 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 4.7 L (5 US. qt, 4.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 14.2 L (15 US. qt, 12.5 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or hydrostatic power (optional)
Brakes Independent mechanical disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear with dry disc clutch
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 19.0 kmh (11.8 mph) Reverse: 4.5 (2.8 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear (high speed option)
Gears 4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 21.4 kmh (13.3 mph) Reverse: 4.8 (3 mph)
Front tires Ag: 5.00-15
Rear tires Ag: 11.2-36
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy IH Fast Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Transmission
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Valves 2
Steering flow 2.5 gpm (9.5 lpm)
Total flow 9.3 gpm (35.2 lpm)
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