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
ModelInternational Harvester 240
Length2,940 mm (115.7 in)
Width2,230 mm (87.8 in)
Height1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Wheel base1,900 mm (74.8 in)
Weight (operating)1,650 kg (3,640 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity61.3 liters (16.2 US gal.; 13.5 Imp. gal)
Cabin typeOpen operator station
Engine modelInternational Harvester C-123
Engine typeFour-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement2.0 L, 2,011 cm2, (122.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke79.0 mm X 102.0 mm (3.11 in X 4.02 in)
Compression ratio7.3:1
Horsepower40.5 PS (29.8 kW; 40.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Torque137.0 N·m (14 kg·m, 101 ft·lb) at 1,200 rpm
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
Chassis4×2 2WD
Steering typeManual or hydrostatic power (optional)
BrakesIndependent mechanical disc
Transmission model
Transmission typeSliding gear with dry disc clutch
Gears4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 19.0 kmh (11.8 mph) Reverse: 4.5 (2.8 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission typeSliding gear (high speed option)
Gears4 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 21.4 kmh (13.3 mph) Reverse: 4.8 (3 mph)
Front tiresAg: 5.00-15
Rear tiresAg: 11.2-36
Three-Point Hitch
CaterogyIH Fast Hitch
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO typeTransmission
Rear PTO speed540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Steering flow2.5 gpm (9.5 lpm)
Total flow9.3 gpm (35.2 lpm)
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